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Sales Engineer - South and East Africa (Remote)

CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike

Sales & Business Development
United Arab Emirates · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

​​#WeAreCrowdStrike and our mission is to stop breaches. As a global leader in cybersecurity, our team changed the game. Since our inception, our market leading cloud-native platform has offered unparalleled protection against the most sophisticated cyberattacks. We’re looking for people with limitless passion, a relentless focus on innovation and a fanatical commitment to the customer to join us in shaping the future of cybersecurity. Consistently recognized as a top workplace, CrowdStrike is committed to cultivating an inclusive, remote-first culture that offers people the autonomy and flexibility to balance the needs of work and life while taking their career to the next level. Interested in working for a company that sets the standard and leads with integrity? Join us on a mission that matters - one team, one fight.

About the Role:

  • You will be part of a team responsible for changing what the security market and customers believe is possible with a next-generation endpoint technology.

  • You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment on multiple engagements.

  • Articulate basic security problems to a diverse set of audiences.

  • Work collaboratively with Sales, Marketing, Support, and Engineering; the Sales Engineer should be the technical bridge between CrowdStrike and prospects/customers.

  • Conduct demonstrations and proof of values with ability to present technical concepts to a variety of external audiences up to C-level executives.

This is a remote role and we require you to be based in Dubai covering South and East Africa including; Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania

What You’ll Need:

  • Experienced in endpoint or network security space – AV, EDR, incident response, forensics, SIEM, firewall, HIPS/IDS, etc.

  • Strong understanding of Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems

  • Can easily articulate complex security problems to a diverse set of audiences

  • Strong self-starter with the ability to work independently

  • Can work collaboratively with Sales, Marketing, Support, and Engineering; the Sales Engineer should be the technical bridge between CrowdStrike and prospects/customers

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to present to a variety of external audiences, including C-level executives

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field

  • Sales engineering background or 5+ years of relevant work experience

  • Ability to travel as required

  • Experience covering South and East Africa territory including; Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania

  • English fluency required

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with malware, threat intelligence, and/or sandbox analysis

  • Experience with programming or scripting languages such as PowerShell, Python, and Bash

  • Experience with virtualization/VDI technologies

  • Experience with large scale cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.

  • Understanding of the OSI model

  • Certifications such as CEH, CISSP, OSCP, and SANS


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Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Remote-first culture

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards with option to participate in ESPP in eligible countries

  • Competitive vacation and flexible working arrangements

  • Physical and mental wellness programs

  • Paid parental leave, including adoption

  • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities

  • Access to CrowdStrike University, LinkedIn Learning and Jhanna

  • Offices with stocked kitchens when you need to fuel innovation and collaboration

  • Birthday time-off in your local country

  • Work with people who are passionate in our mission and Great Place to Work certified across the globe

We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where everyone feels seen, heard, valued for who they are and empowered to succeed. Our approach to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture is rooted in listening, learning and collective action. By embracing the diversity of our people, we achieve our best work and fuel innovation - generating the best possible outcomes for our customers and the communities they serve.

CrowdStrike is committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact [email protected], for further assistance.