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Sales Engineer

Job ID: R0138931 Location: Tokyo, Japan
Regular Employment, Full time
Location: Tokyo, Japan

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 Japan has been present in Japan for more than 40 years and has been responsible for expanding our business as well as supporting the local users. Thales objectives are to be an active and recognised partner for the development of infrastructure in Japan and to cooperate with Japanese companies in the export market for defence, transportation, aerospace, space and security.

A week in the life of a Senior Pre-Sales Consultant:

  • You will serve as the primary technical interface for customers.
  • You will accompany regional sales managers on prospective customer visits & assist in identifying and qualifying opportunities.
  • You will understand the technical needs of customers and identify products and solutions.
  • You will provide pre-sales technical support for the whole assigned product portfolio.
  • You will prepare, support and present product presentations and demonstrations on Roadshows, Trade Fairs, Webinars and Workshops.
  • You will create responses to RFI documents from potential customers.
  • You will develop basic proof-of-concepts / code samples, during product evaluations and proof-of-concept engagements hands-on work will be required.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • We are looking for someone with a proven track record of working in a consulting role supporting Enterprise customers with complex technical solutions.
  • To do this job, Nice to have a strong technical background and an exposure to software development and have programming experience in either C/C++, Java, .NET.
  • You need to have a technical degree and a broad IT knowledge, e.g. experience with client/server applications, network architecture, cloud/virtual environments, protocols and ports under Windows and Linux.
  • We would like someone to join our team who is a self-starter with exceptional ability to work independently in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, have the ability to develop and maintain customer relationships. Has a keenness and an aptitude to quickly get familiar with new products and concepts.
  • You need to have excellent verbal and written communication/presentation skills in both Japanese and English..
  • We would appreciate if you had experience with any or all of the following technologies:
  • Web technologies: Apache Tomcat, Java Servlets, Web services (SOAP, RESTful)
  • Workflow and architecture of back-office systems (like ERP and CRM, Billing systems, Web Stores etc.)
  • Database technologies like Microsoft SQL

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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Tokyo, Japan