Systems Engineer

Plano, Texas, United States of America
Job ID: JR0033791


Job Title:

Systems Engineer

Role Overview:

As a Systems Engineer (SE), you will play a critical role in partnership with your sales account manager(s) to create a solution architecture and proposals that meets or exceeds the customer’s requirements using our award winning and industry leading Secure Service Edge Platform. You will lead and engage throughout the sales lifecycle from discovering the customer’s needs, writing proposals, solution demonstration, architecting solutions, building the customers trust and leading the proof of concept to gain the technical win. Your sales focus will be aligned to commercial and enterprise customers. You will also be required to work in collaboration with your direct SE Manager and Regional sales directors to contribute to sales strategy and team initiatives that create a pipeline, customer excellence and best practices on technical wins.

A little about the role:

Our Sales Engineering team is looking for you, a talented Sales Engineer who creates solution architecture that delights our customers. You’ll be one half of a tight partnership with our account team to lead and engage through the sales lifecycle, building Customer and Partner trust. You’ll provide exemplary technical expertise on customer product and solution demonstrations, proof of concept, proposals, use cases, and solutioning to gain technical wins.

About Skyhigh Security:

Skyhigh Security is a dynamic, fast-paced, cloud company that is a leader in the security industry.  Our mission is to protect the world’s data, and because of this, we live and breathe security. We value learning at our core, underpinned by openness and transparency. 

Since 2011, organizations have trusted us to provide them with a complete, market-leading security platform built on a modern cloud stack. Our industry-leading suite of products radically simplifies data security through easy-to-use, cloud-based, Zero Trust solutions that are managed in a single dashboard, powered by hundreds of employees across the world. With offices in Santa Clara, Aylesbury, Paderborn, Bangalore, Sydney, Tokyo and more, our employees are the heart and soul of our company. 

Skyhigh Security Is more than a company; here, when you invest your career with us, we commit to investing in you. We embrace a hybrid work model, creating the flexibility and freedom you need from your work environment to reach your potential. From our employee recognition program, to our ‘Blast Talks' learning series, and team celebrations (we love to have fun!), we strive to be an interactive and engaging place where you can be your authentic self. 

We're on these too! Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter@SkyhighSecurity.

About The Role:

  • System engineering in Federal/Public Sector segment
  • Prefer Armed Services Veteran experience in Cyber Roles
  • Clearances will be required
  • Very Flexible Hybrid or WFH environment
  • Own the solution sales activities within the sales process to gain the technical win and the customers’ trust
  • Participate in solution led sales calls and prospect visits, qualifying the customer’s requirements
  • Gather requirements, develop use cases, and fully understand the client's business needs and constraints
  • Provide exemplary technical expertise on customer product and solution demonstrations
  • Create unsolicited solution proposals and ensure it meets or exceed the customer’s requirements and is fit for the intended purpose
  • Ownership of the technical or solution response to RFIs/RFPs and orchestration of the virtual teams to help deliver a comprehensive consultative response
  • Present a solution proposal to the customer, demonstrate how we solve the customer’s requirements and how this aligns with the customers’ outcomes and differentiate from the competition
  • When required, lead the proof of value (POV) from engagement, ownership of all activities and orchestration, through to completion
  • Play a pro-active "Technical Account Management" role within your target accounts including building a trusted relationship, monitoring/managing customer issues in partnership with support, expand the existing footprint and drive competitive displacements
  • A mentor for SEs and a team player, sharing best practices, providing feedback to product
  • Technical account lead for Customer Executive Briefing events
  • Support customer beta activities and early adopter programs
  • Participate in the Global Presales Enablement program, through the delivery of formal classroom training
  • Adhere to corporate guidelines and compliance

About You:

  • Excellent communication skills at technical and business level
  • You come with 5+ years of proven cybersecurity experience
  • You are a technical specialist in several of these technologies: SSE Solutions & architectures; Cloud and Virtualization security; Data protection and privacy; Network, Web Proxy and SDWAN; Workload and Container security, and ZTNA.
  • Your expertise is validated with industry relevant certification such as AWS, Azure, GCP, CISSP, CEH
  • You love presenting and showcasing innovative technologies, solutions and approaches with the market.  You will instinctively understand customer context and capability, and be able to adapt to use cases and improvement opportunities relevant to a our customers
  • Solutions need to be properly specified and sized – you will be attentive to technical detail to ensure customer bills of material meet their use case requirements.
  • You are ambitious and have appetite to learn.  This role is an excellent opportunity to expand your skillset and exposure to cybersecurity at scale in a fun, open, and collaborative environment.

Company Benefits and Perks:

We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone to bring their authentic selves to work every day. We offer a variety of social programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits to all of our employees.

  • Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Support for Community Involvement

We're serious about our commitment to diversity which is why we prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.


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