Careers at ANTlabs

Responsibilities

  • Participate in lead generation strategies, such as cold calling, to identify business prospects and create a list of potential customers
  • Understand customer needs and requirements
  • Route qualified opportunities to the appropriate sales executives for further development and closure
  • Close sales and achieve quarterly quotas
  • Research accounts, identify key players and generate interest
  • Maintain and expand database of prospects within assigned territory
  • Team with channel partners to build pipeline and close deals
  • Perform effective online demos to prospects
  • Collaborate with other departments to identify improvements to product offerings, sales education, marketing strategies and other business-related topics

Requirements

  • Proven inside sales experience with minimum 2 years’ experience in the IT industry
  • Experience in handling customer service contract renewal and upsell of services
  • Track record of over-achieving quota
  • Strong phone presence and experience dialing dozens of calls per day
  • Proficient with corporate productivity and web presentation tools
  • Experience working with CRM
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong listening and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Candidate with technical pre-sales IT knowledge will be consider favorably

Responsibilities

  • Identifying, qualifying, and securing business opportunities; coordinating business generation activities; developing customized targeted sales strategies
  • Creating and maintaining a list/database of prospect clients; maintaining a database (Microsoft Dynamics, CRM, Excel, etc.) of prospective client information
  • Support sales efforts by developing enabling collateral for all stages of the sales cycle, like slide decks and white-papers.
  • Analyze and report marketing/sales KPIs to track impact, optimize and improve company positioning in the Wireless Service Management Platform
  • Product demonstration and onboarding of new customers
  • Strategize with Product/Sales/Marketing team to position with Company Saas Products
    • Implement go-to-market strategy, and craft sales enablement plans for product offerings
    • Partner with product development and engineering teams through the complete product development cycle to help create communication strategies for platform
    • Increase solutions’ social, digital and events presence and visibility
    • Work with Marketing and Sales team to craft and review marketing content and run dedicated marketing campaigns

Requirements

  •  Experience with lead generation and prospect management
  • At least 4 years’ experience in Sales/Business Development roles in the (SaaS) space
  • Have solid understanding of IT networking space
  • Familiar with the Domain industry namely Hospitality, Healthcare and Education
  • Comfortable dealing with technical information and can translate technical capabilities into customer benefits
  • A self-starter, persuasive and goal-oriented
  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S./B.A.) in Business Administration, Computer Science, Marketing

Position Overview

You will own the Release Management lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases across the company for multiple applications across various portfolios. The releases can be inclusive of application updates, operating system patches, security improvements, hardware upgrades, Projects and Programs. Where necessary you’ll provide tools and services to help product management and project teams manage and deploy releases into production.

You will be responsible for implementing and managing release processes for code through development, test, and production environments. The Release Manager Job function works collaboratively with all participants in software development projects and is supportive of developers and testers as they set up their build dev/test environments.

This position also works with IT management to improve the software engineering processes and practices associated with continuously building, deploying, and updating software and environments.

The Release Management responsibilities also include building the IT Release Calendar in working closely with the IT release managers from different portfolios across IT and centralizing view of all releases. Leads the effort of defining the IT strategic direction for release management tools for IT to ensure the process requirements of release management are built-in. The Release Manager will assist in managing projects and interdependencies to ensure milestone adherence to ensure the integrity of the release can be measured.

Responsibilities

  • Forward Plan the release windows and cycles across a portfolio
  • Manage risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule, and quality
  • Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and within budget, and that they meet or exceed expectation
  • Coordinate release content and effort based on the service request backlog, pending service requests, third party applications, or operating system updates
  • Communicate all key project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes
  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations
  • Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews
  • Produce Deployment, Run Books and Implementation Plans
  • Weekly Release Reporting
  • Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required
  • Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities
  • Work with release engineers to understand impacts of branches and code merges
  • Maintains the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors.
  • Continually work towards making improvements in the release process
  • Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and checklists.
  • Develops scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms
  • Participate in meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocks
  • Maintains a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists
  • Researches new software development and configuration management methodologies and technologies and analyzes their application to current configuration management needs

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 2-6 years of previous release and/or project management experience, (Solid understanding of project management principles preferred)
  • 8-10 years of experience in information systems operations environment in systems analysis or development
  • Formal training in project management practices preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must

We are looking for candidates who loves challenges and working in a fast-paced environment utilizing their technical expertise confidently and a passion for troubleshooting and analysis. You will be part of the technical support team that provides the technical support to our customers on a rotational basis. You should be a resourceful team player who is self-motivated, responsible and able to work well under pressure. You should have the potential or ability to lead a group of technical support engineers handling technical problems.

Your job scope involves providing client customers and partners with in-depth technical assistance in the use of ANTlabs products and solutions, cooperate with the sales and professional services teams to ensure ongoing customer success and satisfaction, and participate in the creation and maintenance of support documentations.

To join our team, you should:

  • have at least 4-6 years’ experience working with Linux OS servers
  • be comfortable in handling customers over the phone and able to speak and write fluently in English

Skill Set

  • Experience in bash scripting
  • Some knowledge of PHP and Perl scripting
  • Experience in setting up, configuring and maintaining of databases, web servers, DNS, DHCP, RADIUS, proxy, DRBD, Linux Firewalls, regular expressions
  • Working knowledge of protocols for TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, DHCP, HEARTBEAT, CARP, RADIUS
  • Able to perform trend analysis for related technical issues
  • Some knowledge of using wireshark would be beneficial
  • Must have a decent command of spoken and written English. Working knowledge of other languages would be an advantage.

Personality

  • Good work ethics
  • Self-starter
  • Innovative
  • Must be able to work as a team

Scope of Work

  • Project Support. Understanding of scope environment of project support, able to analyse technical problems down to problem isolation.
  • Product Support. Part of the technical escalation path for product support, able to analyse technical problems down to problem isolation.
  • Research into possible solutions for the problem and propose where required.
  • Requirement to travel to customer sites to perform operation maintenance, investigation and analysis of technical problems and eventually recovering of services to functional state.
  • Perform weekly rotational on call standby.
  • Able to perform shell scripting and software application building/maintenance.

Interested candidates please forward a copy of your resume in Word/PDF format with a recent photo attached to hr-antlabs@antlabs.com with job title in the Subject field.  We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.