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Data Center Sales Specialist (Columbus, OH) in Dublin, OH at Presidio, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Dublin, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    5 to 7 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

At Presidio, we think, architect, implement and support the practical reality of IT every day.  We bring together the best minds in the industry to deliver IT excellence and support the answers to our clients’ IT challenges.  As one of the largest IT-as-a-Service solution providers in the U.S., we combine experience and stability with regional expertise and the unique ability to cover local and global business needs. For more information about Presidio visit our website at or follow us on Twitter @Presidio.
Due to continued growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a Data Center Sales Specialist/Overlay in our Columbus or Cincinnati, OH. The Data Center Sales Specialist is responsible for supporting the sales operations of the Presidio direct sales account management team. This position will partner with various internal teams (Service Delivery Managers, PM office, Solution Architects and delivery engineers) to support and grow our managed services operation within the region.
  • Prepare proposals and contracts for new and existing customers
  • Utilize internal and manufacturer databases to generate inventory reports of existing customer owned equipment
  • Communicate directly with customers in an combined Sales effort with Area Sales to increase closure rates
  • Monitor Data Center customer product sales activity to capture new add-on equipment
  • Assist in tracking contracts, and proactively generate renewal proposals in advance of expiration
  • Communicate directly with customers in an effort to resolve data center related questions and concerns
  • Meet weekly with assigned Data Center management to review activity, forecasts and expectations within specific accounts
  • Enter and update sales orders to meet Presidio Quality Control policies/procedures and pricing guidelines, while meeting customer PO and invoicing requirements
  • Interface with Service Delivery Managers to assist in meeting provisioning timelines
  • Act as primary Data Center point of contact for our customers in absence of Data Center account management team
  • Resolve additional issues when necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Travel up to 25%-50% - mostly commuting to client sites 
  • This position will support Columbus/Dublin, OH and Cincinnati, OH
Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience or military experience
  • 5-7 years of sales, pre-sales, or engineering experience with Tier 1 data center solutions (Cisco, DellEMC, Nimble, NetApp, Pure, etc.)
  • PC proficiency (MS Office with focus on Excel)
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop relationships, both internally and with customers
  • Ability to work independently and in a cross functional team environment
  • Flexibility in dealing with simultaneous tasks
  • Ability to prioritize duties and organize deliverables based on needs    
Presidio Networked Solutions LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/ VEVRAA Federal Contractor.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances.
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Presidio Networked Solutions is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor requesting priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings.  State Employment Services, please provide priority referrals to or call 212.652.5700.
RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE, we have a strict PSL in place and we will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role through the Presidio portal.
Candidate Resumes/CV's not submitted through our portal or submitted directly through to managers or HR will be considered unsolicited and will be treated as gifts and no fee will be payable.
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