Presales Engineer D-A-CH

What is Balabit? The accumulation of the knowledge and experience of brilliant and devoted people, and a place where you can laugh even at the nerdiest jokes. It is also an exciting workplace, providing you with answers to your questions and feedback on your ideas and efforts. A place where your projects can be just as engrossing as a good TV show or an exciting game. And last but not least: one of the world's leading IT security software vendors with approximately a million open source users from all over the globe.

We are looking for a PRESALES SYSTEM ENGINEER who would like to join a young team with his/her dynamic personality and helpful attitude.

As a Presales System Engineer you will support Balabit's sales and marketing activities in the D-A-CH region. Your role includes providing detailed product information, solution design, consulting, training, and problem solving in pre- and post-sales phases, attending to and presenting at various IT security events.

The position will give you a great opportunity to work both individually and as a part of a team. It will satisfy your ambition to develop and greatly advance your technical, professional and sales support skills, while learning our cutting-edge network security technologies.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Sales Managers in supporting existing and prospective accounts and partners with strong technical knowledge.
  • Plan and hold technical and sales-oriented presentations.
  • Assist the sales team to recognize customers and prospects business problems that can be solved with Balabit solutions.
  • Respond to RFPs and prepare technical proposals.
  • Support product evaluations and proof of concepts.
  • Cooperate with Presales, Service Delivery, Product Management and Product Development teams.


  • College or university degree in informatics or economics.
  • At least 3 - 4 years of experience as a system engineer.
  • Experience with Unix/Linux- and Windows-based server systems.
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP networking, application level protocols and IT-security technology.
  • Knowledge in scripting languages like perl, python, bash, awk.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Customer-oriented attitude with good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Native German, Fluent English in speaking and writing.
  • French knowledge is an advantage
  • Being passionate, enthusiastic and able to work independently
  • Willingness to travel frequently.


  • D-A-CH area

What we offer is:

  • Competitive base salary + commission.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Learning top level technologies.
  • Employee-focused attitude, open company culture.

If you are interested in the above mentioned opportunity, and you believe that you fulfill the requirements, please upload your CV below: