Presales Engineer Job Vacancy in Kenya

Kobby Technologies 

Position Title: Presales Engineer 

Kobby Technologies ( was founded in 2015 as a provider of ICT services that help organizations get the maximum value from their IT investment.

We are a young, progressive and dynamic firm whose employees have a wealth of experience ICT disciplines and who are driven by the desire to provide consultancy advice that is responsive to our client needs.

We build relationships by providing services based on quality and integrity. We are particularly focused on ensuring that our work and the development of our business, benefits the countriesin which we work.

In addition, we have a strategy and client service philosophy that ensures that our clients receive high quality service delivery.

We have partnered with industry OEMs such as Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, VMware, SUSE, Micro Focus and Symantec to stay ahead of technology and offer unparalleled skills to our clients.

We offer technical professional services to organizations in the Public Sector, Banking, Financial Services and Insurance, Humanitarian, Telcos, Manufacturing, Distribution and FMCG.

Kobby has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, with operations spreading across the Eastern African region with a presence in Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.

In line with our growth strategy, we would like to fill the following vacancy:

Presales Engineer

Engagement: Full-time

Reporting to: Head of Sales

Probation period: 3 months

Primary Responsibilities

  • Analyzing the tender document/identifying opportunities on which to submit bids and feeding into the decision over whether to bid for the work
  • Engineer to prepare optimized technical offers in response to Requests for Proposals, Tenders, etc. for projects
  • Perform site survey to quantify the scope of works
  • Designing technical proposals
  • Prepare Cost evaluation and pricing for tender
  • Guide various teams during implementation to ensure delivery is as per designs, standards and proposed specifications for the projects.
  • Explore and research new methods, technology, solutions to keep up to date with the market and provide best & cost-effective technical solutions
  • Travel within the country or internationally based on projects or tenders as required
  • Perform other operations tasks from time to time as and when required

Required Skills / Experience

  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 3-5 years of experience as a presales engineer.
  • Showing proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent industry knowledge and a willingness to keep up with trends.
  • To be thorough and pay attention to detail.
  • Deadline-driven and committed to excellence.
  • Demonstrating previous exposure to contracts/proposals and an understanding of basic contract/proposal language.
  • Showing an understanding of the tender process.
  • Knowledge of document management methods.
  • Knowledge of IT and business.
  • Experience working for an Oracle/Microsoft/Infrastructure and cloud partners is an added advantage.
  • Ability to learn systems quickly and assist others in learning best practices.
  • Willingness to travel.

To apply send your CV to by 12th November 2023.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Interviews will be done on a rolling basis.

Kindly indicate PRESALE ENGINEER as the email subject.