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Senior Sales Technical Trainer

Makati City, National Capital Region (NCR), PH, 1225

Marketing

Sophos Overview – Cybersecurity Evolved 
Sophos evolves to meet every new challenge, protecting more than 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by SophosLabs, our cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions are able to adapt and evolve to secure endpoints and networks against never-before-seen cybercriminal tactics and techniques. Managed through our award-winning, cloud-based platform, Sophos Central, our best-of-breed products work together through our unique Synchronized Security system to share threat intelligence and respond to evolving threats. The Sophos suite of products secures networks and endpoints against automated and active-adversary breaches, ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, phishing, and more.

Job Purpose

The key responsibility of the APJ Senior Technical Trainer is the delivery of Sophos technical certification training to our partners, customers and sales teams in the APJ region. In addition to this, you will be responsible for ensuring that Authorized Training Centers and Associate Trainers across APJ are fully enabled on how to deliver our courses and will be accountable for the quality of delivery throughout the region. 

As well as providing training, you will also work with the Global Enablement and APJ regional teams to plan the training schedule to best meet the needs of the business, as well as supporting the day-to-day management of training demos, platforms and server/network infrastructure. You will also work with colleagues to develop new courses and technical training content, occasionally owning a specific course production, while providing feedback on where we can make these courses even better. 

Finally, you will be responsible for supporting the global enablement needs of Sophos, including the Sales Engineer community, and designing and delivering content to support this.
 
This role will report to the Head of Technical Enablement, with a dotted line to Local Sales Leadership and Regional Enablement Leadership


Main Duties
•    Deliver high quality technical virtual and in-person training in line with industry recognised best practice on Sophos solutions (Central Endpoint, XG Firewall, UTM, Data Protection and Mobile Control) to Sophos Partners, Customers and Sales Teams
•    Responsible for the on-boarding and continued technical training of the APJ Authorized Training Centres and Associate Trainers to ensure high quality delivery. Work to measure and quality check their execution
•    Support the planning of Partner training across the APJ region including helping shape the training schedule
•    Support the APJ Certified Technical Community, working with other teams in Sophos and either leveraging existing platforms or creating new ones; the goal is to drive deeper engagement with our certified Engineers and Architects
•    Work with the regional Sales and SE teams to understand their enablement needs and develop programs and materials to support them. Deliver webinars and in-person training sessions where required as part of this role
•    Support partners completing self-study training 
•    Be a part of the content development team to create, maintain and develop training content where required. This will include any supporting content including lab guides, lab environments and assessments as they apply to the certification courses you are delivering and helping to develop
•    Work closely with the regional validation team, to review existing content and work with colleagues to design and create new training to address the needs identified
•    Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of industry, technical and competitive landscape to ensure the presentation and sale of the best Sophos solutions
•    Work with the rest of the global enablement team to handle incoming queries and troubleshoot issues as needed
•    Travel throughout the APJ region may be required to deliver training (around 25% max), although training is mainly delivered virtually 


Skills & Experience

Essentials:

•    Experience with security solutions (Network, Anti-Malware, Data Protection, Mobile, Email and Web)
•    Creation and Delivery of technical training to technical and non-technical people
•    Knowledge of common OS and Network topologies
•    Experience with supporting virtual platforms (VMWare, Hyper-V, Xen)
•    Experienced in working across multiple geographic regions
•    Deep technical knowledge of security concepts and how they relate to business requirements
•    Ability to assess technical requirements and propose appropriate solutions
•    Excellent oral presentation, written communication skills 
•    Strong Communication and Interpersonal skills
•    Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and build productive working relationships
•    Ability to execute on a number of parallel tasks and prioritize appropriately
•    Ability to install and manage small heterogeneous networks 
•    Ability to write custom scripts and tools 

Desirable:
•    Experience running and configuring network firewalls in corporate networks
•    Experience with supporting Windows OS and Mac OSX
•    Proven track record of troubleshooting IT computer, server or network issues to successful resolution
•    Knowledge of Sophos Security Products
•    Ability to understand the impact of decisions on other areas of the business
•    Ability to identify, influence and manage ad hoc teams without solid lines of authority

 

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.