Inside Sales Engineer - French Speaking

Dallas, TX Office, Dallas, TX Office, US


Sophos Overview – Cybersecurity Evolved

Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by threat intelligence, AI and machine learning from SophosLabs and SophosAI, Sophos delivers a broad portfolio of advanced products and services to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks. Sophos provides a single integrated cloud-based management console, Sophos Central – the centerpiece of an adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem that features a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity vendors. Sophos sells its products and services through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K. More information is available at www.sophos.com


Position: Inside Sales Engineer – French

Location: Ottawa or Dallas


Job Purpose

Responsible for providing presales support for Managed Threat Response to the Global sales organization as well as actively working with customers experiencing breaches through the Sophos incident response service.  Must be fluent in French.


Main Duties

  • Provide presales support to the Global sales organization by being a subject matter experts on SOPHOS Managed Threat Response and Rapid Response
  • Work with all sales and account teams to provide presales support via remote engagements, product demonstrations, proof of concepts and answers to technical questions about our service offerings
  • Develop enablement tools for demonstrations, videos and proof of concepts that show the service advantages of SOPHOS Managed Threat Response
  • Provide availability for night and weekend rotations in support of selling SOPHOS Rapid Response incident response service
  • Proactively manage and deliver technical information to partners while building and maintaining key partner technical relationships
  • Participate in channel partner enablement activities
  • Support lead generation activities such as events, webinars, user groups,etc.
  • Work closely with product management to provide customer and partner feedback on features, product direction, etc.

Skills & Experience


  • Deep technical knowledge of networking, endpoint security concepts, managed detection and response (MDR) and business requirements
  • Strong presentation skills and exceptional verbal/written communication in French and English
  • Excellent project management skills and writing skills
  • Ability to be self motivated and thrive in a team environment
  • Knowledge of security software industry, including competitors, market needs and trends
  • Familiarity with Sophos solutions or similar competitive products is a plus
  • Certifications in networking, security or cloud space is a plus
  • Strong Troubleshooting skills
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience providing software technical support to channel partners and end users (e.g., designing, managing, administering, and supporting technical solutions)


  • Experience managing IT infrastructure is a plus, though not required
  • Experience selling security solutions is a plus, though not required
  • Experience with pre-sales technical support, is a plus though not required


Equal Opportunities

Sophos is committed to equality opportunity in all areas of its work. All qualified applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

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At Sophos, we want every organization to be protected by innovative, next-generation IT security, even those who don't have a huge IT staff. We protect organizations of all sizes, all around the world by making enterprise-grade security that is simple to deploy, manage, and use. It is our passion, and something we are truly proud of.

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