Sales Engineer (868)

Company Details

We are a leading provider of products and services for satellite-based broadband communications.

Gilat develops and markets a wide range of high-performance satellite ground segment equipment and VSATs, with an increasing focus on the Cellular Backhaul, Enterprise, Consumer and Mobility market segments. In addition, Gilat enables mobile SOTM (Satcom-on-the-Move) solutions providing low-profile antennas, next generation solid-state power amplifiers and modems.

Responsibilities:

The Sales Engineer will possess the following skills and duties:

  • Technical lead and point of contact for Gilat’s sales force
  • Support customer engagements with technical and commercial support
  • Assist with analyzing customer’s requirements and addressing technical challenges
  • Create complex network designs (Link budget, network sizing and BOM)
  • Manage and deliver product presentations and demonstrations to prospective clients
  • Provide internal and external assistance during the Sales process
  • Manage the RFP process and coordination in conjunction with Operations, Project Management and Finance.
  • Coordinate and manage Proof of Concept demonstrations and field trials
  • Support customers in optimizing use of VSAT technology.
  • Work with customers ongoing to maximize the utilization of VSAT technology in their network.

Requirements:

Professional Characteristics:

  • At least 5 years of professional experience in a Sales Engineering or relevant position
  • Have extensive experience in networks and transmission systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and presentation skills – Must
  • The ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment – Must
  • Excellent written and spoken English (technical and conversational) – Must
  • Prior experience building proposals for prospective clients – Must
  • RF experience a plus
  • Experience in Cellular Networks Design, operational aspects – Advantage
  • Experience in the satellite communications industry- Advantage

Personal Characteristics:

  • Functional independence – able to lead a project, implement work plans, and operate without guidance
  • Detail Oriented
  • Technical learning abilities – able to learn new technical material in-depth and implement it rapidly and independently
  • Personal relationships – proper interpersonal communication skills with diverse global entities both locally and internationally.
  • Cooperative, with a positive attitude, and ability to work well in a team
  • Multitasking – able to remain focused and function effectively when under pressure

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Engineering – Must
  • Experience in RF a plus
  • Master’s Degree – Advantage

Tagged as: satellites, business development, sales, RF systems

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