IDeaS Regional Solution Engineer

Job Locations US-MN-Bloomington
Requisition ID
20046524
Category
IDeaS (a SAS company)
Position Type
Professional

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Passionate people. Loyal clients. Leading solutions. 

 

With a rich culture of creative collaboration and professional growth, IDeaS’ team members build successful careers with us.  

 

Headquartered in Bloomington, MN, with a technology center in Pune, India, and regional offices across six continents, IDeaS is proud to be a global powerhouse of innovation and excellence; challenge and reward. No matter where we’re working, our teams come together to create leading revenue management solutions that accelerate our clients’ growth through revenue optimization. 

 

Now we just need you! 

 

The Regional Solution Engineer provides pre-sales support in relation to the successful selling of IDeaS solutions. Utilizes strong hospitality domain knowledge and experience in revenue management to provide consultative approach to understanding client needs and then architecting, documenting, presenting and demonstrating software and services solutions.  Works closely with the Area Vice President, Regional Sales Managers, Account Management and New Business Sales Team to develop and close pipeline opportunities. 

 

What you’ll be doing... 

  • Provide clarity and leadership in prospect and client engagements of RM solutions and associated value propositions
  • Apply advanced knowledge of IDeaS products and solutions in sales opportunities for new products with clients and prospects
  • Design the appropriate solutions within IDeaS products and features
  • Provide business and technical expertise in bid processes and proposals through key document reviews and solution content provision
  • Qualify, prepare, and deliver presales prospect/client presentations including readiness for revenue management tools, implementation approach, and proof of concept /ROI.
  • Design efficient demos with clear objectives, success criteria and scope control (where required) to successfully position the value of IDeaS solutions
  • Project manage, lead and contribute to RFP and RFI deliverables.
  • Supports marketing events, trade shows and user group meetings, as needed.
  • Partner with sales in developing account strategies, assessment of account needs and critical sales issues to ensure account satisfaction and achievement of quotas.
  • Investigate and evaluate different technologies, including IDeaS partners and competitors.
  • Act as project technical lead as assigned
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

 What you’ll bring to us… 

  • 5+ years of experience in technical sales, technical support, consulting or related area of expertise
  • 3+ years of experience in hospitality, distribution and revenue management with 1+ year(s) of experience in corporate RM leadership or regional RM director responsibility with a hospitality chain utilizing automated revenue management systems.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or greater
  • Working knowledge of PMS (property management systems), CRS (central reservation systems), Channel Management, and other hotel revenue systems.
  • Proven technical, business and communication acumen
  • Ability to demonstrate, communicate and document the value proposition, appropriate solution and unique market positioning
  • Comfortable seeking requirements from and presenting recommendations to executive audiences in hospitality (corporate, ownership, and property).
  • Exemplary presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Embrace being part of a sales organization and competing for business.
  • Passionate about bringing revenue management capabilities to prospects and clients
  • Fluency in reading, writing and communicating in English
  • Ability to travel up to 60%

 The icing on the cake would be…

  • Combined hospitality experience working with international hotel chains as well as local hotel chains and independents.
  • Preferred location is Remote East Coast US or IDeaS HQ office in Bloomington, MN
  • Portuguese/Spanish language fluency 

 

We Support Who You Are…. 

As a global company, we strive to create an inclusive environment where diverse perspectives spark innovation and meet the challenges of an evolving world.  Whether you’re launching a new career or expanding your current one, IDeaS is a company where you can balance great work with all other aspects of your life.   

At IDeaS, we also aspire to live our values each day by being Accountable, Curious, Passionate and Authentic. And we continue our quest to build a more inclusive environment that attracts, represents and provides a place for diverse ideas, unique perspectives, and authentic voices.   

 

Additional Information: 
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. 

SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the notice Pay Transparency 

Equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience may be considered in place of the education requirement stated above. 

The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. 

Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. 
IDeaS/SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, IDeaS/SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. IDeaS/SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process. 

 

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