*** NOTE: Please read this entirely ... do *NOT* reply directly to me. Application Engineer - MidMarket Location: Oakbrook Terrace, IL In this role, you will be a critical player in the sales cycle of our application lifecycle management solutions. You will provide technical information and support to sales representatives, existing clients and prospects. You will conduct needs discovery discussions, lead the demonstration of MKS software via webex and occasionally on-site, help formulate solutions and help resolve implementation issues with sales and support teams. This role requires outstanding listening and presentation skills, and the ability to communicate complex technical concepts to different types of audiences. The ideal candidate has a solid understanding of the software development life cycle and the ability to effectively link technical solutions with business issues. Your strong technical background in both distributed and AS/400 environments make you an ideal member in support of the sales effort. Duties of this role include, but are not limited to: • Needs analysis with customers • Delivering technical product demos for all MKS solutions (Integrity and AS/400) • Developing proof of concept demonstrations • Contributing technically to Request for Proposals and pilots • Conducting training sessions and implementations for local customers • Customer follow up to review results Requirements: • University or college degree in computer science, math or related discipline • Experience in application development • Excellent presentation and communication skills • Team player and results-oriented attitude • Experience with software configuration management tools • In-depth understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) • Solid experience in AS/400/iSeries and distributed development environments To apply: Indicate *Application Engineer - Mid-market* in the subject line and email your resume to Madonna Bradley, Corporate Recruiter at mbradley@xxxxxxx About MKS MKS is the premier provider of application lifecycle management solutions for the global 1000. MKS’s solution spans from requirements management to deployment providing customers with enhanced development productivity, visibility over processes, and improved IT controls for regulatory compliance. MKS’s software is distinguished by its single architecture and deep integration of features delivering collaboration throughout the development lifecycle, rapid implementation and low total cost of ownership. Founded in 1984, MKS serves more than 10,000 customers in countries across the world. Whether through deployment of MKS’s solution strategically on an enterprise scale, or by leveraging individual components to solve project-level challenges, our customers can use MKS’s software to enable higher levels of process maturity, better manage global development activity and safeguard their most critical business applications and software assets. Under its widely known MKS Toolkit brand, MKS also provides UNIX-Windows co-existence and system administration that significantly cut development and administrative costs and reduce time to market, while enabling enhanced performance. More information about MKS can be found at http://www.mks.com.