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Sales Engineer (Data Protection)

Job ID: R0140717 Location: Hong Kong SAR, China
Regular Employment, Full time
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Thales people architect identity management and data protection solutions at the heart of digital security. Business and governments rely on us to bring trust to the billons of digital interactions they have with people. Our technologies and services help banks exchange funds, people cross borders, energy become smarter and much more. More than 30,000 organizations already rely on us to verify the identities of people and things, grant access to digital services, analyze vast quantities of information and encrypt data to make the connected world more secure.

Thales is a leading multi-domestic electronics and systems group, addressing Defence and Security, Aerospace and Ground Transport markets worldwide. State-of-the-art technologies combined to the expertise of 64,000 employees in 56 countries make Thales a key player in assuring security of people, assets, infrastructures, cities and nations.


  • Assist sales team to identify, qualify and quantify all opportunities within the assigned territory and leads sales effort
  • Is responsible for pre-sales technical support for all assigned products
  • Provide field support on critical post-sales support issues to achieve unsurpassed customer satisfaction
  • Work with the sales team to develop and enhance customer and partner relationships
  • Create and deliver accurate and technically correct sales presentations and RFI/RFP’s both directly to end users and partners
  • Involved in communication with customer and partners on product changes, upgrades and innovations
  • Provides feedback and marketing intelligence to sales team and the product marketing team to ensure company products remain competitive in the market


  • Knowledge in information security principles and practices (cryptography, network security, etc.) and apply those for the purpose of data protection
  • Knowledge of solution integration and application development, although programming will not necessary be part of the duty
  • Knowledge of Databases (Structured Data Oracle preferred, MS SQL, DB2 or other databases beneficial), Cloud technology as well as Virtualization
  • Experience in any of the following is also desirable and welcomed:
  • Database Transparent Encryption (TDE & HSM) and Tokenization Storage & Virtualization (NetApp, Hitachi, AWS, Azure, GCP, Alibaba Cloud, VMWare) Cryptographic APIs like PKCS#11, MS CAPI/CNG, JCA/JCE, NTLS / HTL, KMIP PCI compliance, Data Privacy Law, GDPR, Mandatory Data Breach Notification or related industrial data privacy regulation/guidelines.
  • Knowledge in solution integration experience; experience in deploying web servers, java application servers and database servers; experience in Windows/Linux system administrations.
  • Knowledge with any programing or scripting language is preferred.
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin.
  • Bachelor degree in MIS, Computing or similar subjects
  • Minimum of 5 years technical experience in the IT industry and with at least 3 years experience in a customer facing role.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

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Hong Kong, China