EMC Sr Systems Engineer (MSpecialist) in Detroit, Michigan

Job Description:

General Summary

The MSpecialist is a consultative, strategic pre-sales technologist focusing on the integration of EMC and key Microsoft technologies in the areas of database, cloud and collaboration. MSpecialists work with a specified sales geography to establish and maintain the knowledge and acumen of sales and pre-sales personnel, ensuring they are optimally prepared and aligned to support Microsoft-related initiatives within the geography. They also support sales directly for strategic customers, and liaise with the rest of the EMC Microsoft Business Unit to ensure that EMC’s products and solutions are well aligned with those of Microsoft. The key Microsoft applications and platforms for EMC are Hyper-V, System Center, SQL Server, Azure, Azure Pack/Stack, Exchange, SharePoint, and Office 365.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Align with a sales geography to assure EMC’s capability to meet the needs of Microsoft application and platform customers

  • Establish and foster a community of “Champions” within the assigned geography to ensure a breadth and depth of Microsoft related knowledge across the geo

  • Conduct training for Account Systems Engineers (SE), Minors, sales, and delivery personnel to ensure consistent delivery of messaging and solutions

  • Work with sales leadership to proactively identify strategic customer initiatives

  • Work with Account SEs to develop and execute ongoing plans to address strategic customer initiatives

  • With the Global Functional Lead, develop and track metrics to demonstrate the level of effectiveness of these initiatives within the geography

  • Communicate and track ideas for product and solutions that would enhance EMC’s ability to serve the Microsoft-focused customer base within the geo


  • The ability to proactively develop and communicate EMC value for the key application areas

  • Deep knowledge in at least one Microsoft application or platform product

  • Database (SQL Server, Azure DB, OLTP, Data Warehouse)

  • Cloud (Azure, Hyper-V, System Center, Azure Pack/Stack)

  • Collaboration (Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, Office 365)

  • Moderate depth of knowledge in all key Microsoft application & platform products

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Microsoft certifications are desired

EMC Values:

When you choose our company, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities-all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.

Critical Hiring Criteria:

  • Detailed product knowledge.

  • Customer focused.

  • Communication skills.

  • Ability to work effectively with senior management.

  • Ability to manage in a matrix environment.

  • Ability to influence others to achieve results.

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US - Illinois - Chicago, US - Indiana - Indianapolis, US - Kansas - Kansas City, US - Kentucky - Louisville, US - Michigan - Grand Rapids, US - Minnesota - Eden Prairie, US - Missouri - St. Louis, US - Ohio - Cincinnati, US - Ohio - Cleveland, US - Ohio - Columbus, US - Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh, US - Wisconsin - Milwaukee, US - Iowa - Des Moines, US - Michigan - Detroit