Senior Applications Engineer


Comtech Telecommunications Corp


Posted Under: Phoenix, Arizona jobs in Engineering; Engineering jobs in zipcode 85001
Posted On: 2019-01-11 00:00:00

We are looking for a Senior Applications Engineer to provide technical support and guidance to the Global Sales team. He/she assists the sales force in understanding customer applications and technical/business requirements and proposing cost-effective solutions. He/she travels with Sales or independently to meet with existing and prospective customers. Target applications include cellular backhaul, premium enterprise, mobility, disaster recovery, broadcast, Government communications, in Middle East region. Essential Duties and Responsibilities* Provide technical sales assistance to Sales* Prepare technical responses to Request for Proposals (RFPs), Request for Information (RFIs), Request for Quotes (RFQs). Generate proposals for customers, clearly articulating the benefits of a Comtech EF Data solution.* Design solutions to meet customer business and technical requirements* Create Bill of Materials and assist Sales with the generation of Sales quotations.* Maintain detailed knowledge of competitor offerings and qualitatively and quantitatively articulate the benefits of Comtech EF Data's solutions versus competing alternatives.* Ability to develop business cases.* Attend customer meetings and industry events / trade shows to evaluate and define technical solutions and facilitate sales (international and domestic travel required) Education and/or Experience* Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Networking, Telecommunications or related work experience is required.* Minimum seven (7) years of experience in technical pre-sales in networking, telecom or satellite communications industry.* Excellent knowledge of IP networking including LAN/WAN architectures. Cisco (CCNA, CCNP, CCIE) and other relevant training and certifications are highly desirable.* Knowledge of 2G/3G/4G LTE backhaul is highly desirable. Experience working with major MNO vendor equipment is highly desirable.* Knowledge of satellite communication technologies including different access technologies is required. Familiarity with industry standards such as DVB-S2X, DVB-RCS2 is desirable.* Ability to perform link analysis is desirable.* Excellent oral and written communication skills required.* Detail-oriented with aptitude for thoroughness, follow through, and creativity.* Must be able to travel as needed.* Conversational and technical proficiency in English and Arabic is required. Position Location One position in Middle East.