Employment

Thank you for your interest in a career at Apex Microsystems. We take pride in our strong team culture – one of mutual trust, learning, sharing, care and concern. We believe that our employees are the key to our success, and our greatest resource. If you have a strong technical aptitude, outstanding customer service skills, and a solid work ethic, we may be looking for you.


Outside Sales

Description

Updated on February 26, 2012

Apex Microsystems is growing its sales team and is seeking a part-time Outside Sales representative to accelerate our growth. This is a temp-to-hire position that will contribute in building a world-class storage company. This role requires a tenacious, intelligent salesperson that can think on their feet, talk with many types of potential customers, rapidly build relationship, and close business in a rapidly changing environment.

Outside Sales representatives will be responsible for researching, cold calling, qualifying, proposing and closing sales prospects. This is a great opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a dynamic and promising early stage growth company that offers storage solutions to small and medium size companies in Portland, OR metro area. Pay is $13 per hour plus up to 30% commission.

Responsibilities:

  • Source and close new business to regularly meet and exceed sales goals.
  • Follow up on inbound leads generated through internal marketing campaigns.
  • Make cold calls to targeted potential clients and engage them over the phone, with online presentations and demonstrations.
  • Deliver compelling sales presentations using industry knowledge, market trends and case studies to clearly communicate our value proposition.
  • Maintain current knowledge of industry as well as the competitive posture of the company.
  • Contribute to the overall sales strategy and share successes.
  • Take on non sales related work activity as required from time to time in a start up environment.

Requirements:

  • 1 to 3 years Inside or Outside experience.
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Exceptional communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Strong grasp of the fundamentals of storage technologies such SAN, NAS, iSCI , DAS is a plus.
  • Should have strong computer skills, especially in Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Professional proposal prep skills.
  • Excellent research/lead generation skills.
  • Proven track record of reaching and exceeding goals.
  • Ability to effectively manage time, reach decision-makers and quickly determine opportunity potential.
  • Interest in technology and the ability to explain complex concepts in everyday terms.
  • Ability to move fast and thrive in a dynamic, quickly-changing environment.
  • Skill and experience with SalesForce.com is a plus.
  • Posses the drive to close more contracts than are needed to beat quota every month.

Qualified applicants should send resumes to hr@apexmicrosystems.com. No telephone calls will be accepted.


Storage Field Engineer (FE)

Description

Updated on February 26, 2012

Storage FE are technology focused individuals who have skills and experience working with corporate information system technologies. They should have excellent communication and people skills and be comfortable describing and demonstrating computer and networking technologies to all audiences. In this role you will interface with external clients to address technical problems on small and midrange disk storage systems. The Storage Field Engineer identifies and isolates technical problems in complex heterogeneous Storage Area Network (SAN) and NAS environments. Besides strong storage troubleshooting skills the ideal candidate is able to perform problem isolation on other SAN devices such as (SAN) switches and HBA. Operating system skills (Windows, UNIX, and Linux) maybe required isolating interoperability problems. The Storage Field Engineer also interfaces with second level support teams and key technology partners to resolve product defects identified during client problem resolution process.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in a demanding, fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Provide first level support to Apex’s customer environment of SAN, NAS, iSCI and Direct Attached Storage.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation by carrying a pager and responding to escalations from other team members and alerts.
  • Work closely with an existing team of skilled systems administrators.

Requirements:

  • Registered to practice with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Friendly and committed to excellence!
  • Windows Server 2003 and 2008 (AD, DNS & DHCP).
  • Strong familiarity of Backup and Restore paradigms.
  • Computer Science related Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Prior storage administration experience is a plus.
  • Familiarity in the latest storage technologies such as RAID, iSCSI, Fiber Channel, Tape Libraries, SAN, and DAS is desired.
  • Familiarity of NFS and CIFS protocols.

Qualified applicants should send resumes to hr@apexmicrosystems.com. No telephone calls will be accepted.


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