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AppFirst, Inc.​

About the Job

The Company:

AppFirst’s patented technology provides enterprises with continuous and complete visibility into all applications and their interaction and use of supporting resources in their IT ecosystem, regardless of the infrastructure.​ With AppFirst, organizations can proactively troubleshoot and resolve issues, maximize cross application asset utilization, reduce operating costs, become much more precise with capacity planning and footprint applications for accurate change management.​

The Position:

AppFirst is a dynamic and exciting technology company in the heart of New York City looking to add a well grounded, charismatic team player to our Field Engineering team.​ This candidate should be looking for an energetic environment that is rapidly emerging its offerings to capture a significant market share in the enterprise technology space.​

The core responsibilities of this role are to work, hands on, with our prospects and customers in the presentation, proof of concept (POC) planning, POC implementation, and post sales success of our strategic customers.​ This entails a current and thorough hands on understanding of application development, operations infrastructure processes, APM and IT systems including dedicated and virtualized.​


● Work hands on with prospective clients throughout all stages of the sales cycle

● Implement test plans and identify success criteria for POC’s

● Provide supporting content to sales and marketing teams

● Deploy test environments to highlight issues and propose solutions

Core Characteristics:

● A fast learner

● Strategic thinker

● Start-Up Experience

● A strong comfort level with technical systems and enterprise software

● Great team player - Raise the spirits of all those around you.​ Team building through action is a necessity at AppFirst.​

● Work hard.​ Hard work is expected, but also rewarded.​

● Self starter who is motivated for success

● Excellent communication - strong presentation and speaking skills, in person and on the telephone phone.​ Powerful email etiquette is important.​

● The ability and willingness to learn, grow, and evolve

● Evangelize.​ Highlight the features of our product to senior level executives

● The humility to take instruction from senior staff members

● Travel - US and EMEA

Required Experience:

● Minimum 10 years field engineering experience in the enterprise technology space

● Hands on technical - understanding of C, C+​+​, Java, JEE, OS’s, DB’s, VM’s

● Great troubleshooter

● Ability to effectively communicate prospect/​client feedback to engineering/​product management and interact at a technical level.​

● Operations experience - working with IT operations and their problems, requirements, etc.​

● Experience with an APM or Log based technology stack such as CA, BMC, etc.​

● Excellent communication and presentation skills

● Ability to be on site at prospect for days at a time

● Successful experience working in a team environment

● Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university

● Proficient English language communication

The job will be based out of the corporate office in Union Square reporting to our VP of Sales.​ Our office is on the 4th floor of a walk-up, so you must be willing and able to climb stairs daily.​

On target earnings is comprised of a base salary and a variable to be paid based on performance.​ The compensation package is well in line with industry averages.​ The position will also be offered stock options.​

AppFirst offers Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, 401(k), 2 weeks of PTO and sick leave.​ Our New York City location is for high energy people and we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy.​ You will also find a fully stocked kitchen.​

AppFirst is an equal opportunity/​affirmative action employer supporting workforce diversity.​ We welcome all interested and qualified candidates.​

To all recruitment agencies: AppFirst does not accept agency resumes.​ Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, AppFirst employees or any other company location.​ AppFirst is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.​

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@​appfirst.​com.​ For more information on the company please visit www.​appfirst.​com

• Location: Manhattan

• Post ID: 51599373 newyork is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider.