ENVIRONMENT

  • Become a trusted advisor in a growing team
  • Fantastic opportunity to work for a hyper growth company in the ANZ market who provides leading and exciting innovative technologies and services.
  • Great, young, dynamic working culture.
  • North Sydney location

POSITION SUMMARY

We are seeking a Cloud Presales Engineer to play a fundamental role in enabling our partners across a broad range of enterprise technologies. You’ll be working with our partners to understand their technical challenges, help them overcome these and support them through engagements and projects they are trying to deliver.

ROLE DESCRIPTION:

When not directly working on a partner’s project, you’ll spend your time:

  • In vendor training workshops and online courses learning our portfolio and its capability.
  • Building new and exciting architectures and technology stacks.
  • Testing new products and technologies and working with the team on the best way to showcase these and take them to market.

This is a highly dynamic role where you will gain experience and exposure to a broad technology ecosystem and IT industry, engaging with vendors, partners and end customers. As described above, there is a lot of external engagement in this role, so you’ll need to be able to communicate clearly and effectively with people including good presentation skills.

We are open to the level of experience that candidates bring to the role, but ideally, we are seeking someone that can demonstrate the following:

  • DevOps experience across culture, methodologies, processes and supporting systems. Ideally have worked in diverse development or operations teams utilising one or many of these as a basis for your experience.
  • Azure or AWS development / build experience, preferably both. Architecting, deploying and supporting a range of environments utilising several technologies from these providers.

GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES:

This is a great opportunity for an individual aiming to move into Solution Architecture or subject matter expertise along presales and sales engineer paths. There is also the opportunity to experience some sales and account management style engagements. The business provides ample avenues for growth and diversification into broader responsibilities and we encourage promotion from within the ranks. NEXTGEN has no “glass ceilings” you will be provided the platform to grow and be rewarded based on merit and contribution.

CRITICAL EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE (MUST HAVES):

  • Computer Science or similar/equivalent degree.
  • Strongly Desired: Cloud Certifications from AWS / Azure / Google etc.

CAPABILITIES & ATTRIBUTES (QUALITIES AND COMPETENCIES):

  • Excellent Communication skills (presenting, verbal & written)
  • Flexibility and desire to reach an outcome within time frames
  • Analytical and problem solving as a key demonstrable strength

HOW TO APPLY

Please attach a cover letter to your CV and upload in .pdf to careers@nextgendistribution.com.au

Please note: we can only accept applications from people with the right to work full-time in Australia.

ENVIRONMENT

NEXTGEN is a company focused on delivering enterprise class products across multiple ‘best of breed’ vendors. NEXTGEN offers a friendly, fast paced and dynamic environment with a strong team focus.

  • Location – North Sydney
  • Full-time role
  • IT Distribution
  • Fast growing company
  • Close to public transport.

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Finance & Operations Manager, your responsibilities would include:

  • Supervising the accounts payable function.
  • Management of bank and financing facilities and bank account reconciliations.
  • Responsibility for balance sheet integrity and month end processing.
  • Preparation of month end reports, including general ledger reconciliations.
  • Monthly preparation of the BAS return for submission to ATO.
  • Preparation of monthly payroll and associated taxes.
  • Assist the finance team as required.
  • Undertake other tasks as required to support NEXTGEN’s ‘We Can Do Attitude’ to assist in NEXTGEN’s success and operate in accordance with NEXTGEN’s OHS and Conduct requirements.

THE TYPE OF CANDIDATE WE WANT TO SPEAK TO:

We are ideally targeting a high energy graduate who has completed their tertiary accounting qualifications and has at least 2-3 years experience in a financial environment. Candidates should be CA or CPA qualified.

You will be flexible and eager to learn, be able to demonstrate initiative and drive, and grow with NEXTGEN. Strong technical accounting and systems skills, including advanced Excel, would be highly regarded, as would experience in sales or distribution environments.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Attention to detail.
  • Highly organised with excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize workload.
  • Wanting to work in a fast paced and constantly changing environment.
  • Able to have a flexible and can do attitude.
  • Permanent Australian Residency – this is a Sydney based role.

GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES:

This is a great opportunity for a motivated junior team player to develop professionally in a fast growth company with numerous avenues for enrichment and learning.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email PDFs of your cover letter and CV to julie.armstrong@nextgendistribution.com.au

Please note: we can only accept applications from people with the right to work full-time in Australia.

Staff
Profiles

Inside NEXTGEN:
James Cunial, Oracle Practice Lead

When NEXTGEN won the Oracle Excellence Award for Specialised Partner of the Year – Global in VAD Cloud at Oracle OpenWorld in October, James Cunial was credited with playing a key role. According to his colleagues, it was his “patience, clarity and logic”, along with some serious expertise around Oracle, its products and solutions, that contributed to expanding NEXTGEN’s Oracle cloud revenues by 140 percent in FY17. 

A down-to-earth guy who started out in technical sales support, before moving to presales and then his current role, James has been nominated several times by NEXTGEN for an ARN Award for Technical Excellence for his contribution.

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Inside NEXTGEN: 
John Pritchard Business Manager, Microfocus & HPE

This is a tale of two tempting career paths pointing in different directions. One was smooth and well signposted; the other clouded in mist. John Pritchard had amassed an impressive CV with skills and experience backed by achievements in sales, alliance/channel partner business development, management consulting, project management, and product delivery. 
 
Fate then handed him two offers at the same time – one with a large US vendor; the other with NEXTGEN. Suddenly he was faced with an intriguing career decision and a tough call to decide which fork in the road to follow.

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Inside NEXTGEN: 
James Walters Business Manager, Data Management & Infrastructure portfolio

James Walters believes in the ability for technology to translate to achieving real business outcomes. He’s committed to the success of the channel community and embraces the opportunity to foster growth. And he wants to use NEXTGEN as a platform to attract new talent into the IT industry for the long term. But the industry almost lost him to the United States...

James Walters journey in the IT industry began at Kaz Computing with Peter Kazacos. He worked through various marketing and financial roles in Kazakos’ companies, including as an investment analyst for Kaz Capital, an early stage venture capital fund that invested in startup IT companies. This wasn’t his ideal career path, and opened the door to NEXTGEN. 

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