EY Pre-Sales Engineer (WAM) - Senior Manager - Consulting - Location Open in Grand Rapids, Michigan
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EY NEXUS PRODUCT SALES ENGINEER
Americas FSO Consulting – Wealth & Asset Management
This position could be located in: IL (primary), AZ, CA, DE, DC, FL, GA, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI
We are seeking highly motivated sales individuals with a start-up spirit and technical expertise to join our EY Nexus team. This is an opportunity to join an established organization while playing a key role in the evolution of our innovative platform: EY Nexus. EY Nexus helps companies across the world accelerate innovation, unlock value in ecosystems and power frictionless experiences.
The Sales Engineer will be part of the EY Nexus sales team working across Wealth & Asset Management solutions. This is an exciting opportunity to solve a wide range of complex challenges for leading Wealth & Asset Management organizations and be at the forefront of transformation in the financial services industry.
The Sales Engineer is responsible for shaping the overall Solution Architecture of the deal and will play a key role in the client pursuit. This is an individual who has a contemporary technology background (architecture, engineering, etc.) with deep technical understanding of the Nexus components and how they will be used in each deal. This individual should have strong client-facing skills and technology sales experience.
Partner with the Product Sales Architect to understand client scope, requirements, and shape the technical solution architecture
Possess a strong understanding of the “menu” of Nexus capabilities and understand how to assemble them for each deal
Provide input on sizing and estimation models to arrive at pricing for each opportunity, in close collaboration with Sales Architect
Understand the end-to-end delivery, including client technology constraints, challenges, and risks associated with integrations and deployment
Work with client technology teams to understand their technology landscape to frame conceptual architecture, define high-level technology stack, and any assumptions
Support in drafting statements of work to include technology design and delivery activities
Provide technical demos of Nexus components and walkthrough of architecture
Provide knowledge transfer to the delivery teams to ensure a smooth handover from sales to delivery, ensuring that projects are properly staffed
Collaborate closely with the Nexus product team to identify gaps in client solutions and determine what is added to backlog
Provide input on market trends and client needs to the Nexus leadership team to help inform strategy and roadmap, and ensure continuous evolution of Nexus
Showcase Nexus capabilities and articulate success stories at industry conferences and events
Skills and attributes for success:
Strong understanding of the Wealth & Asset Management sector, including key business domains
Understanding of contemporary technology principles and patterns, including:
Event streaming / stream-based processing
Reactive microservices design
Cloud infrastructure and architecture
Appreciation for the business architecture and ability to map product requirements to show a logical flow of technology components
Understanding of Product Development Lifecycle
Flexibility and willingness to collaborate with other EY sector teams outside of Wealth & Asset Management
To qualify for the role, you must have:
7-10 years of product or business operations experience
Exceptional relationship management abilities to work effectively with clients, vendors, account and product teams
Ability to explain technical information in a manner that is clearly understood by non-technical clients
Experience defining solution architectures based on building blocks of existing components to maximize reuse and agility
Experience implementing on-prem solutions/packaged software
Experience with modern DevSecOps, including continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) methods and tools
A high energy level, sense of urgency, decisiveness, and an ability to work well under pressure
Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change
Strong influencing skills and a teaming mentality
Willingness to travel
Ideally, you’ll also have
Experience with the following technologies:
Reactive Microservices: Java, SpringBoot, WebFlux, Akka Actor, Spring Reactor
Distribute Computing components: e.g. Apache Kafka, Apache Flink, Akka Streams
DevSecOps: e.g. Kubernetes, CICD pipeline, Git, Jenkins/Gitlab
Databases: e.g. MongoDB, Apache Cassandra, Neo4J
Rule Engines: e.g. Camunda, Drools, DMN
What we look for
If you’re passionate about problem-solving and helping our clients address their most complex issues, this role is for you. We’re interested in self-motivated individuals who can easily function in a high demand, performance-driven environment. As part of this role, you'll work in a highly integrated Financial Services team with the opportunity and tools to drive your career forward.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
Excellent training and development opportunities through established programs and on-the-job training
Feedback on your performance that will accelerate your growth
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and consulting services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Join us in building a better working world.
What we offer
We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $163,400 to $373,300. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $196,100 to $424,300. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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