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Posted: Thursday, March 9, 2017 9:46 AM

Job Description:/h3:
**This position will report from the Irmo, South Carolina office location.**

A3 Communications, Americas Second Fastest Growing Systems Integrator and one of South Carolinas 25 Fastest Growing Companies, is seeking to hire Pre:Sales Engineer for their fast:paced office in Irmo, South Carolina.

Essential duties and responsibilities of this position include:

Primary technical and security engineering resource for the service team.
Preparation of timely and accurate engineered solutions for a variety of integrated security solutions; including: access control, CCTV/IP video surveillance, intrusion detection, identity management, electronic locking hardware, biometrics and associated infrastructure.
Programming, commissioning, testing and troubleshooting of these systems at customer locations and remotely, documenting service performed and test results.
Generation of technical Scopes of Work (SOW), bill of materials (BOMs) and detailed design narratives for engineered solutions and associated cost estimates up to TBD.
Manage engineering and estimation process to include interfacing with multiple representatives of sales, marketing, management, vendor and customer teams.
Responsible for engineering and the associated cost estimate for small to large integrated security projects.
Analyze blueprints, construction drawings and
technical/functional design specifications to prepare compliant engineered solutions and associated cost estimates.
Perform needs analysis meetings and job site walks with customers and the sales team.
Research emerging technologies in physical security market and train sales staff on new
Develop engineered solutions that map customer business requirements to security technology solutions.
Technical advisor and product advocate during the sales/engineering process.
Interface with product and distribution partners to obtain systems, device and equipment pricing during engineering process.
Support the sales team by participating in technical discussions and meetings with customers and product partners.
Support the sales team in activities and technical presentations in front of prospects and customers.
Maintain quality assurance by following organization standards.
Organize solution reviews and internal technical meetings.
Daily verbal and written communication with the sales team.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

College: or trade school:level education or equivalent experience.
3+ years of relevant experience in physical security industry or 2.5+ years in pre:sales support/estimating position with access control and CCTV/IP video surveillance experience.
Some CAD and/or Visio experience preferred.
Basic understanding of server, storage and networking architectures.
Industry certifications.
The ability to work in a dynamic team environment with expanding customer base.
Excellent time management, multi:tasking and prioritization skills.
Ability to eliminate sales obstacles through creative and adaptive approaches.
Ability to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
Ability to manage deadlines and have excellent follow:up skills in order to drive tasks to completion.
Must be professional and polished in appearance and be comfortable speaking to small groups of managers and technical and/or facility personnel.
Ability to travel around the South Carolina and North Carolina region.
Ability to pass an NCIC background check.


• Location: Columbia, irmo

• Post ID: 16543951 columbia is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2017