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Job Req ID:  1898

Job Title:  Research/Evangelist Engineer

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc., a global Fortune 1000 company and one of Forbes 2017 America’s Best Large Employers, is transforming the way we all do business.

From smart office technology and information management to cloud, mobility and IT services, we have a rich history of creating the products and services necessary to drive innovation and make work possible from anywhere at any time. Our award-winning products and solutions help companies around the world move information faster, improve quality and productivity, enhance security and facilitate the sharing of information. We are proud that our portfolio leads the industry while exceeding environmental standards.

At Konica Minolta, you'll work for an amazing technology company with growth opportunities, great benefits and talented, passionate co-workers.

Position Description

Konica Minolta currently has an exciting opportunity for a Research/Evangelist Engineer!

 

This individual will be responsible for managing and promoting software solutions developed by Konica Minolta's Solutions Engineering Center (SEC) in order to create an engaged community within Konica Minolta to drive our products' continued growth and direction. This individual will work with various groups within SEC (e.g., Developers, QA, etc.) to help manage the life-cycle of our software applications as well as evangelize about our solutions. 

 

The individual will also join in working as a window between SEC and various Konica Minolta regional and national Operating Companies to disseminate information, assist with promoting the products and increasing sales, and planning future features and products.

 

This position can require regular visits to branches and dealers, conducting webinars and product demos, and attending conferences/meetings to connect with Konica Minolta Sales Teams and customers. 

Essential Job Functions

Responsibilities will include:

  

  •  Become a knowledge expert on SEC-developed solutions, fluent about customer requirements and product capabilities.
  •  Conduct demonstrations to build awareness and understanding of how our solutions help our customers.
  • Visit Konica Minolta branches and dealers to gather customer requirements and provide valuable feedback to the SEC engineering team. 
  • Assist in the promotion and training of SEC-developed solutions to Sales Channels.
  • Manage and maintain product backlogs to assist in product roadmap development.
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of competitor products, identifying competitive strengths and weaknesses.
  • Drive communication on product timelines, new feature developments, etc. between SEC and other Konica Minolta business units and/or partners.
Experience/Qualifications

Ideal candidate would hold a degree in a technical field (e.g., Marketing, Business Analysis, Communications, etc.) and/or a marketing degree, while having experience and/or technical knowledge of software. The Product Evangelist/Associate Solutions Manager should have experience in information gathering, product management tactics, and/or communications. The candidate should be an engaging communicator, passionate about technology, and have a keen eye for detail, excellent organizational, analytical, and communications skills, and an entrepreneurial mindset. ​​​​​​​

Konica Minolta Offers:  

  • Outstanding benefits package (including medical, dental, vision, life insurance)
  • 401(k) plan with matching company contribution
  • Generous holiday and paid time off schedules
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Ongoing professional development training
  • Visible, exciting work supporting sales of cutting edge technology and workflow solutions.

Join Konica Minolta and help drive innovation as we transform the Workplace of the Future.™

Konica Minolta is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status or partnership status, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.


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