Pre-Sales Security Engineer - Paris

  • Paris
  • Full-Time
  • Start Date: 01 July 2019
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Alsid is the disruptive leader in modern corporate cybersecurity. Founded in June 2016 by** two former members of the ANSSI, the company helps companies be more resilient against modern cyber-attacks. Following advanced attacker strategies, Alsid is focused on **efficiently protecting the security core of companies by providing the first proactive solution to anticipate cyberattacks on Active Directory infrastructures in real-time.

Today, Alsid is protecting more than *2 million users in more than 6 countries *and helps major companies such as Orange, Airbus Helicopters, Sanofi, VINCI Energies or Lagardère stay safe against advanced attacks.

After only two years, Alsid has already achieved:
-** A triple digit growth **regularly crushing its sales objectives

  • The laureate of the Innovation Price of “Les Assises de la Sécurité“ in 2017 (among 237 international projects) and the “Prix du Jury” at the International Cybersecurity Forum (FIC)
  • More than** 2 000 000 users protected on daily basis**
  • An internationally focused company
  • 30 qualified and passionate co-workers
  • A significant seed fundraising with European renowned VCs
  • An advisory board composed of *cybersecurity executives and serial entrepreneurs *

Join Alsid and you will be part of a start-up on track to become an** international leader **in cyberdefense.

Job Description

As part as its hyper-growth, Alsid is looking for a talented pre-sales engineer able to drive every technical part of a pre-sales cycle including product evangelization, design of custom-made solutions into complex environment, and explanation of advanced product features and capabilities.
Working in a highly technical environment, you will liaise as a technical bridge between our Product, Sales and Technical departments. You’ll work specifically with Alsid Sales team and its certified resellers (such as Orange Cyberdefense) in pre-sales situations to design the most attractive and efficient solution to answer major companies needs. As a Pre-Sales Engineer you will be responsible for providing technical understanding to prospective clients, customers and partners.

Product demonstrations, presentations and technical-oriented conference calls or webinars are a critical part of this position. As part as Alsid DNA, this position requires understanding of advanced technical security subjects and ability to popularize them to adequately solve the customer’s challenges.

Preferred Experience

3+ years in technical pre-sales environment (Sales Engineering or Solution Architect experience)
Master's degree in Engineering or Computer Science required from an accredited Engineer School or University

Required skills:
o Experience in presenting technical solutions to both technical and non-technical audiences
o Ability to translate technical features into value drivers and to architect solutions to solve customer problems and uncover business challenges
o Strong relational and empathic capabilities
o Combination of engineering skills, an analytic mindset and business savvy
o Fluent in English
o Ability and willingness to undertake customer related travel on short notice

Valuable skills:
o Prior technical experience in networks and/or security applications
o Experience in pre-selling to C/VP level technical buyers desirable
o Experience of enterprise architecture principles in SaaS and on-premise environments
o A strong candidate will have some information security experience or a strong interest to learn

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 01 July 2019
  • Location: Paris, France (75003)
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 3 years