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Sales Engineer

Rustburg, VA 24588, USA Req #1291
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Shentel (NASDAQ: SHEN) is a regional telecommunications company successfully providing a broad range of telecommunication solutions for over 110 years.  Shentel is committed to enriching the lives of the customers we serve with the highest quality telecommunication services by making major investments in technology easy.  It is our vision to provide rural communities with access to the same level of telecommunications services as those found anywhere else in the US.  With operations in multiple states, we provide our customers with wireline and wireless telephone, Cable TV, and internet.  In addition Shentel is proud to be an affiliate of Sprint.  We own and operate the more than 1000 towers that support our wireless network and employ the teams who work in our 48 Sprint stores, provide customer service, and operate the wireless network.  We are looking for dedicated people with professional attitudes who take pride in providing superior customer service, closing sales and driving success of all of the facets of our business.  We're Shentel.  Always connected to you.  Shentel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. 

Job Summary:
The Sales Engineer is responsible for designing and recommending complex data network and voice network solutions for Shentel customers. Responsibilities include providing technical information and engineering support to the Shentel Sales team, communicating with customers about Shentel products and services, and developing an understanding of the customer’s business requirements in order to recommend solutions that exceed a customer’s requirements. Additional responsibilities include providing input for RFPs/RFIs by producing network designs, diagrams, and technical responses and tracking project cost and managing each project through project completion.
 

Qualification Requirements:
a. Education: BS in a relevant engineering or technology field preferred. Other candidates with a strong technical background and substantial industry or military experience will be considered.
b. Experience Level:
    i. 5 or more years of experience in the telecommunications industry is required
    ii. 2 or more years of Sales Engineering or consulting support with a focus on data and voice communications in a position working directly with customers
c. Special Requirements:
    i. CCNA, CCDA, or similar certifications preferred, but not required
    ii. Strong project management experience
d. Special Requirements:
    i. Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
    ii. Demonstrated strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
    iii. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    iv. Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously

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Shentel will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws.  If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please email employment@emp.shentel.com and provide your name and contact information.

Other details

  • Job Family Engineering & Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education High School
  • Rustburg, VA 24588, USA