Consultant, Digital Presales

CA Technologies Plano, TX
Do you want to help eliminate barriers between ideas and business outcomes? We want you to bring your unique experiences and creative ideas to the table. CA Technologies provides software and solutions that help our customers to develop, manage, and secure complex IT environments to increase productivity and enhance competitiveness in their businesses. It's our aim to encourage global collaboration and results-oriented innovation, while supporting and developing our talented people and our communities. CA Technologies will empower you to drive authentic success, for both the business and yourself in the application economy.

Digital Presales Consultant

Business, rewritten by Software™

From planning to development management to security, at CA Technologies we create software that fuels transformation for companies in the application economy.

A leading software company with over 950 patents, the brilliant minds at CA collaborates with all the brands you know and use every day including global banks, online retailers, major healthcare systems, and even the US Government. We have a daring vision and powerful, expanding solution set that helps these successful companies realize their boldest objectives. This is where we redefine the future of our industry in the age of the cloud, mobile, social and big data. Our start-up culture is full of fresh ideas and cutting-edge solutions. From Silicon Valley to New York City, and cool places in between; this is not your grandpa's 9 to 5!

The Digital Presales Organization

The world is changing – software is defining business – do you want to help our customers succeed in this ever-changing world? Do you enjoy solving complex business problems leveraging world-class technology? If so, CA and our Digital Presales organization is the place for you! After reading that, you must have questions on what this role really is…keep on reading for a description on what you can expect.

Digital Presales consulting is where we talk with technology enthusiasts around the world, understand the problems they face in day to day life and solve those challenges using CA's out of the box software capabilities.

As a Digital Presales Consultant, you will help organizations rewrite their businesses through software by:

* Articulate the business and technical value proposition and key differentiating capabilities to prospective new customers and partners

* Identify market and product requirements based on field experience and customer input

* Demonstrate products to technical and non-technical audiences, at technical staff and/or executive levels, in both pre- and post-sale settings

* Execute demos with customizations to showcase product functionality and benefits within identified solution sets that support client's technical and functional requirements

* Prepare and present technical proposals

* Collaborate with sales representatives to ensure all aspects of the sale are aligned

* Provide product/technical responses in support of RFP's and other tenders

* Execute product Proof-of-Concepts (POCs) to address the customer's specific requirements and environment

* Ensure an optimal customer evaluation experience

* Manage appropriate customer expectations throughout the opportunity lifecycle

* Participate in conferences, shows, exhibitions when appropriate and requested

* Disseminate feedback to business units gained from client experiences and issues to facilitate product improvements or enhancements

* Assist with the technical enablement of CA partners

* Participate in internal projects that improve the value of Presales overall, e.g.: publish technical solutions, create or maintain common demo sets, etc.

How You'll Stand Out

How You'll Stand Out

* 2+ Year(s) of Experience in consulting, sales engineering, or software testing and data prep

* Have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer Science

* Possess working knowledge of common operating systems (Linux, Windows, et) and cloud environments(AWS/Azure)

* experience and exposure to various SQL and non SQL DBMS tools, such as Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, NoSql and ORACLE

* Experience building and running various complex queries

* Experience with Data Modeling. Database design, schema creation, and creating/maintaining stored procedures,

* Have working knowledge of common development languages (C++, Java, .NET, PHP, Python, Ruby, Perl, SQL, etc.)

* Have experience working with common quality assurance methodologies

* Have experience working with common quality assurance automation tools or languages (JavaScript, JMX, Selenium, JMeter, etc.)

* Experience with Microsoft Office tools including Exchange, Word, PowerPoint and Excel

* Have excellent communication skills; ability to clearly articulate CA's offerings

Understand IT areas such as:

* Understand the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and different approaches companies take

* Virtualization technology

* Cloud technologies

* Networking

* Application development, release management, software testing, and data management

More About Working at CA:

CA has earned scores of Workplace Excellence awards in the last few years – and there's a reason for that. Here you'll have the opportunity to eliminate barriers for our customers and earn a competitive compensation and total rewards package – all while pushing the boundaries of what's possible by collaborating with a diverse team of global innovators. In short, CA's fun, diverse, and fast-paced culture has put us on the map as one of the best employers in Information Technology.

We offer competitive salary, company-sponsored premium Medical/Prescription & Dental Plans, company-paid Holidays, Vacation, Anniversary Service and Sick Days, 401(k) Plan, Education/Training Reimbursement, Charitable Gift Program, Adoption Assistance Program.

Learn more about CA Technologies and this opportunity now at http://ca.com/careers

We and all of our subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. As such, it is our corporate policy to fill positions with qualified candidates regardless of the candidate's race, color, sex, age, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military status, veteran status or any other protected group status.

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any of our employees. We will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.

If you require an accommodation with the online application process, please contact Talent Acquisition at 1-800-454-3788.

EOE/Min/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Nearest Major Market: Plano

Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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