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Systems Engineer, Federal

Ottawa, ON
Full Time
6 days ago
We are looking for a Pre-Sales Systems Engineer to work closely with a Named Account Manager in Ottawa covering the Federal Government of Canada. The Systems Engineer's main mission will be to support the sales organization in all technical matters regarding pre-sales, sales calls, and post-sales.

    •Pre-sales - assist in qualifying sales leads from a technical standpoint. •Pre-sales - stand-up and assist with complex proof-of-concepts and demonstrations of Fortinet solutions. •Sales calls - be the main technical resource on sales calls and answer or educate the customer and partner on issues ranging from features, specifications and functionality to integration. •Conversant with networking applications and solutions. •Post-sales - be the lead technical contact for identified accounts for technical issues and will work closely with the technical support team and engineering to answer, elevate and resolve customer's technical issues. •Provide assistance to identified customers with post-sales training.

Required Skills:

    •5 - 8 years experience in technical/pre-sales support as a sales or systems engineer •5 - 7 years experience in LAN/WAN/Internet services administration •Strong understanding of TCP/IP, HTTP(S), DNS, Mail protocols, TLS/SSL, Web 2.0 applications, SaaS applications •Knowledge of the following technologies: Routing, Switching, VPN, LAN, WAN, WiFi, Network Security, Intrusion Detection, Cloud (IaaS, Saas), Anti-Malware & Sandboxing technologies. •Strong understanding in the following technologies and protocols: FIREWALL, RADIUS, PKI, IKE, IPSEC, TLS/SSL, 802.1Q, SSH, BGP, OSPF, SAML •Experience with encryption and authentication technologies required •Strong presentation skills, troubleshooting skills and solution development. •Experience with APIs, Orchestration, Automation, Scripting is desirable


• Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience. Graduate Degree favorable

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