1+ months

Sales Engineer

Schaumburg, IL 60173
**Description** Convergint is looking for a full-time, enthusiastic, results driven and forward-thinking Sales Engineer join our amazing culture. In this role, you will support a team of Account Executives and cultivate new relationships, gaining an understanding of our clients needs while securing sales opportunities. As a Sales Engineer, you are a part of a dynamic sales team that allows you to grow as Convergint grows. **Who You Are** You have a passion for providing world-class service to customers, colleagues and communities. You are a person of integrity with a commitment to growth, accountability and delivering results. You want to join an organization with a positive culture that embraces inclusion and allows everyone to be the best version of themselves at work and home. You want to grow with us and deliver results as an exceptional Sales Engineer. **Who We Are** With 20-years of proven growth and exceptional performance, our mission is to be our customers best service provider. We realize the importance of diversity in achieving that goal. Our company was built upon a solid foundation of 10 Values and Beliefs which drive our unmatched culture, making us the #1 global, serviced-based systems integrator in the industry. We take great pride in protecting the lives and assets of our customers and their communities with the solutions we provide. **What youll do with Our Training and Your Experience** + Responsible for actively driving and managing the technology and evaluation stage of the sales process, working in conjunction with Sales, Operations & Service. Responsible for advising on overall project requirements including plan analysis, review of plan specifications, and site visits. Duties include project estimating, design, proposal preparation and identification of material and equipment requirements. + Carries out in-depth analysis of plans, functional specifications, and site visits to determine and advise on overall project requirements. + Assist sales team on putting together project proposals in Convergint estimating tool including completion of RFIs and RFPs + Understands requirements and articulate the value proposition of CTC products and services to customer. + Provides input, review, and coordination of the preparation of shop drawings and wiring diagrams, based on project plans and specifications for completeness, showing location of devices, equipment, wiring, etc. + Site walks with Account Executive to determine equipment needs + Develop detailed project scope of work including exceptions/clarifications + Provide project labor quotes to cover costs while maintaining a competitive bid + Advises Account Executive and Project Manager regarding products needed for installation, identifying any items which have longer lead times. + Assist sales with developing new customers by providing technical assistance on initial meetings and site walks + Develop skills in Blue Beam for system design and proposals + Provide detail quotes that cover the bid specifications without over engineering to make sure we are competitive + Develop working relationships with ECs/GCs to help drive business and product discounts + Develop working relationships with CTC Security + Stay current on new products and technology to assist sales team with system design ideas + Attend frequent lunch and learns with product partners to help maintain product knowledge + Value engineer project bid specifications to help cover costs, be competitive and win jobs **What Youll Need** + Exceptional customer focus and ability to work under pressure; ability to maintain awareness of, and seek to meet the needs and wants of the customer without being prompted. + Basic knowledge of engineering principles and practices related to building automation systems, fire alarm systems, and/or electronic security systems. + Must be a self-starter and work well without supervision. + Strong verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills. + Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. + Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel). + Proven track record of being able to coordinate with multiple parties on multiple projects simultaneously. **Company Benefits and Perks** Convergint fosters a supportive, accessible, and inclusive environment in which individuals of different backgrounds and identities are able to realize their maximum potential within the company. We offer a variety of programs and exceptional benefits to all of our colleagues: + Company Holidays and Paid Time Off + Fun & Laughter Day Off + Medical, Dental & Vision Plan + Life insurance & Disability Plan + Wellness Program + 401K Matching Plan + Colleague Assistance Program + Tuition reimbursement + Competitive salary and compensation plan + Vehicle reimbursement plan + Corporate Social Responsibility Day + _And much more_ **Requirements:** Education: College degree, trade school or equivalent experience Minimum Experience: 2 years sales, engineering, and/or account management Preferred Experience: (but not required): + Technical experience with a wide variety of Security System Manufacturers. For example; Lenel, Softwarehouse, Genetec, S2, RS2, Milestone, Avigilon, Axis, Hanwha, Panasonic, etc. Convergint is committed to a culture of Inclusion and Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation and pre-employment drug screen. Visit our Convergint careers site (https://www.convergint.com/careers/career-opportunities/) to learn more about the company and the exciting opportunities available. **Qualifications** **Education** **Required** + Bachelors or better **Experience** **Required** + 2-4 years: Security sales engineering



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Posted: 2022-10-07 Expires: 2023-02-28

Convergint is a global, service-based systems integrator whose top priority is service in every way – service to customers, colleagues, and community. Delivering value through unparalleled customer service and operational excellence has been foundational at Convergint. Our promise, and our number one objective, is to be our customers’ best service provider. 

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