Sr. Systems Sales Engineer – East Coast (DC, NC, DFW & ATL)

WELCOME TO LIGHTSPEED HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC. THE LEADERS IN TECH RECRUITMENT: 

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is considered a global leader in the recruitment of top Sales Engineers, Technical Sales (Pre/Post), Support, Marketing, Product Management and Product Marketing candidates in the Networking space. In the past year, the Lightspeed Recruiting team has delivered top level candidates for the clients considered BEST IN CLASS  including award winners – focusing on Enterprise Networking, Security, SDN/NFV, Virtualization, Archiving, Storage and Mobility solutions worldwide.  Our candidates have repeatedly been the TOP candidates in Sales Achievement, Leadership and Business Excellence. How we do know? Our clients call to Thank Us a Year after placements are made…this is success.

TO APPLY:  https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/Lightspeedhcm/743999689556001-sr-sales-engineer-west-coast-east-coast

CLIENT INDUSTRY: SDDC, Cloud, Intent-based Networking

COMPETITORS: Cisco, Juniper, Arista

REPORTING TO:  VP  WW Sales

JOB TITLE(s): Sr. Systems Sales Engineer

Job Description:

You will be the technical side of the Sales team, both an expert and visionary in the field. You will be responsible for educating customers, understanding their technical & business issues, managing their deployment and development projects, providing support, and helping to develop and refine its innovative solutions. You must have strong communication skills for customer presentations, industry events and providing a feedback loop to Product Management.

Duties Include:

  • Analyze customer network infrastructure for potential opportunities to demonstrate our solution’s unique capabilities
  • Work independently to evaluate prospective customers’ networks and deliver the appropriate evaluation, ROI, savings, proposed operational evolution and associated process management
  • Work closely with Sales and Engineering to resolve technical issues that arise during customer testing and demo creation
  • Create compelling test plans, demos, and customer presentations
  • Drive improved testing, demos, deployment, architecture, monitoring and reports leading to compelling pre-sales support for sales organization
  • Participate in internal projects that help scale the group, implement best practices, and improve our methodology and quality of performance testing
  • Work with customer success team during onboarding process

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering (or related field), with 10-12 years of experience in data networking environments.

    Requirements: 
    A strong technical knowledge of datacenter networking is crucial as is hands-on experience with automation as it relates to networking devices.

    • BS degree in engineering, computer science or similar relevant field or equivalent
    • Deep technical knowledge of datacenter network architecture, SDN, and large-scale private cloud networks. Knowledge of IBNS is a plus.
    • Experience with network technologies (routing, switching, automation, systems management, troubleshooting and architecture) including knowledge from the application layer down to the physical layer
    • Proficiency in configuration and troubleshooting common network vendor solutions with Cisco, Arista, Cumulus, Juniper and Snaproute a plus
    • Knowledge of automation technologies including Ansible playbooks, Chef recipes, Puppet, Python scripting and JSON programming is preferred
    • Experience using network management and troubleshooting tools
    • Outstanding oral and written communication skills

    Additional experience in the following areas is highly desirable:

    • Prior hands-on experience with large scale enterprise networking.
    • Experience working with REST APIs.
    • A strong foundation in Linux use and administration.
    • Data networking certifications i.e. CCDP, CCIE or equivalent.
    • Knowledge on SDN, Openstack, Big Data, Cloud Data Centers, and Virtualization.
    • Knowledge on network monitoring, automation, network availability and capacity planning

Additional Information

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is a global leader in international recruitment services, specializing in Network Optimization, Service Assurance, Security, OSS/BSS, and SDN/NFV within the telecom space.  Lightspeed works with leading clients in the technology sector and is always looking for exceptional candidates searching for their next opportunity. If this sounds like you, connect with us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter @talentxfactor, and visit our website www.talentxfactor.com.

Sr. Sales Engineer – West Coast/ East Coast

WELCOME TO LIGHTSPEED HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC. THE LEADERS IN TECH RECRUITMENT: 

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is considered a global leader in the recruitment of top Sales Engineers, Technical Sales (Pre/Post), Support, Marketing, Product Management and Product Marketing candidates in the Networking space. In the past year, the Lightspeed Recruiting team has delivered top level candidates for the clients considered BEST IN CLASS  including award winners – focusing on Enterprise Networking, Security, SDN/NFV, Virtualization, Archiving, Storage and Mobility solutions worldwide.  Our candidates have repeatedly been the TOP candidates in Sales Achievement, Leadership and Business Excellence. How we do know? Our clients call to Thank Us a Year after placements are made…this is success.

TO APPLY:  https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/Lightspeedhcm/743999689556001-sr-sales-engineer-west-coast-east-coast

CLIENT INDUSTRY:   Security

REPORTING TO:  VP Sales

JOB TITLE(s): Senior Sales Engineer

Job Description:

The successful candidate will partner with sales professionals to engage and assist prospects through the buying process. The ability to evangelize our clients’ approach and educate technical teams on the benefits of their solution is key to success in this role. They are seeking a results-driven, disciplined technical sales leaders, with a passion for innovative technology.

What will you do?

  • Collaborate with the Regional Sales team on strategy to drive additional revenue and provide support to achieve sales targets
  • Support the Regional Sales team and partners in client meetings, demonstrations and presentations
  • Project management and technical account management
  • Develop long-term relationships with clients, through managing and interpreting their requirements

Who are you?

  • A self-driven and innovative style
  • Strong written and spoken consultative sales skills, both for executive and technical audiences
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • The ability to Can translate customer feedback into product features
  • Strong education and evangelism skills
  • Can be a coach and mentor
  • Loyal and really cares about the company and success

Qualifications:

  • 8-10 years’ Experience of enterprise cybersecurity; customer facing/system engineering experience : Application Security / SaaS solutions / WAF/RASP / Other early stage security start-up experience
  • Love to work collaboratively with customers to solve hard problems
  • Can translate customer feedback into product features
  • Has worked with subscription-based solutions and understands how to ensure customer retention/renewal (post sales).
  • Strong communication and listening skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to articulate use-cases and value eloquently and able to train others in this manner
  • Must have worked and interfaced with product marketing, product management and capable of assisting with sales enablement which includes content and training
  • Experience being the first SE at an early stage startup and has demonstrated the ability to be effective.
  • Excellent time management skills.

Additional Information

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is a global leader in international recruitment services, specializing in Network Optimization, Service Assurance, Security, OSS/BSS, and SDN/NFV within the telecom space.  Lightspeed works with leading clients in the technology sector and is always looking for exceptional candidates searching for their next opportunity. If this sounds like you, connect with us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter @talentxfactor, and visit our website www.talentxfactor.com.

SF Bay – Sr. Tradeshow & Event Manager

WELCOME TO LIGHTSPEED HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC. THE LEADERS IN TECH RECRUITMENT: 

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is considered a global leader in the recruitment of top Sales Engineers, Technical Sales (Pre/Post), Support, Marketing, Product Management and Product Marketing candidates in the Networking space. In the past year, the Lightspeed Recruiting team has delivered top level candidates for the clients considered BEST IN CLASS  including award winners – focusing on Enterprise Networking, Security, SDN/NFV, Virtualization, Archiving, Storage and Mobility solutions worldwide.  Our candidates have repeatedly been the TOP candidates in Sales Achievement, Leadership and Business Excellence. How we do know? Our clients call to Thank Us a Year after placements are made…this is success.

TO APPLY:  https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/LightspeedHumanCapital/743999688857835-sf-bay-sr-tradeshow-event-manager

CLIENT INDUSTRY:  Intent Based Networking

REPORTING TO: CMO

TITLE(S): Senior Tradeshow & Event Manager

Job Description:

In this role, you will be responsible for leading, planning, executing and measuring our clients’ participation in Trade Shows and industry events, globally. As a key member of the marketing team you will work very closely with sales, product marketing, and product teams as well as partners to ensure timely planning and flawless execution of events to accomplish our clients’ sales enablement, global awareness, demand generation, and partner goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Setting, leading, planning & driving the company’s global tradeshow and industry events calendar on an ongoing basis
  • Accelerating and maximizing global awareness through seamlessly executed events around the world
  • Working with marketing, sales, and product teams to plan and execute product exhibit, staffing, and customer/partner meetings
  • Presenting, speaking, and engaging with prospective customers and partners at industry events giving them a full understanding of our clients’ solution and business
  • Defining and measuring the success and ROI of each event based on visibility, brand awareness, and lead generation
  • Collaborating with sales and partners to ensure event strategy is aligned with marketing and sales objectives
  • Executing all logistics including procuring booth/meeting space, accommodations planning, registrations, vendor management, shipping, and tactics to attract the right audience to the booth, exhibit, and meetings
  • Managing an inventory of exhibit materials and supplies including demo hardware, banners, posters, collateral and giveaways
  • Preparing the execution plan/guide for each show to ensure each attendee is fully prepared for the event
  • Collaborating with marketing on the creation of signage and messaging at Tradeshows and industry events
  • Staffing events globally to ensure flawless execution
  • Managing, planning and tracking large event budgets and expenses to ensure fiscal discipline

Qualifications:

  • 5 to 7 years of marketing experience in high tech including Tradeshows and industry events
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in tools such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Powerpoint and Google Suite products required, and familiarity with Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or a related field
  • Excellent project management and leadership skills, especially in a fast-paced cross-functional environment
  • “Roll up sleeves and do what it takes” attitude
  • Strong team player not afraid to present new, creative ideas

Additional Information

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is a global leader in international recruitment services, specializing in Network Optimization, Service Assurance, Security, OSS/BSS, and SDN/NFV within the telecom space.  Lightspeed works with leading clients in the technology sector and is always looking for exceptional candidates searching for their next opportunity. If this sounds like you, connect with us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter @talentxfactor, and visit our website www.talentxfactor.com.

New York – Solution Architect

WELCOME TO LIGHTSPEED HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC. THE LEADERS IN TECH RECRUITMENT: 

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is considered a global leader in the recruitment of top Sales Engineers, Technical Sales (Pre/Post), Support, Marketing, Product Management and Product Marketing candidates in the Networking space. In the past year, the Lightspeed Recruiting team has delivered top level candidates for the clients considered BEST IN CLASS  including award winners – focusing on Enterprise Networking, Security, SDN/NFV, Virtualization, Archiving, Storage and Mobility solutions worldwide.  Our candidates have repeatedly been the TOP candidates in Sales Achievement, Leadership and Business Excellence. How we do know? Our clients call to Thank Us a Year after placements are made…this is success.

TO APPLY: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/LightspeedHumanCapital/743999688841642-new-york-solution-architect

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Container Security

REPORTING TO:  Senior Director, Solutions Architecture

TITLE(S): Solution Architect

Job Description:

A Solution Architect is a key member of both our clients’ sales and R&D teams. Solution Architects help customers successfully deploy and run their technology and apply what we learn from that work to the product roadmap.

In this position, you are involved with customers and channel partners throughout our clients’ relationship with them, including the following phases:

  • Understanding customer requirements and design solutions
  • Assist with the pre-sales process by answering technical questions, conducting proof of concept evaluations, and working with the R&D team to bridge any gaps
  • Provide customers with an excellent adoption experience by helping with design, deployment, and integration of our client into their environments and operational processes
  • Design and implement training materials to help our channel partners grow

    You will also work closely with the R&D team, in the following ways:

  • Sharing customer feedback, both at the macro level on general trends, and the micro level, from specific customers to shape the development of new product capabilities
  • Working with R&D team members to debug and correct challenges encountered during customer deployments and designing product changes to avoid them in the future

Qualifications:

  • SAs typically have 10-15 years of experience in highly technical customer facing roles.
  • SAs need to have depth experience in security, cloud services, Linux, and containers.
  • SAs need in depth expertise in container and DevOps technologies such as Kubernetes, Jenkins, Docker, and OpenShift.
  • SAs must also have strong general infrastructure skills and specific knowledge of cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, and Google Compute Platform.
  • Security skills should include areas such as access control, runtime defense / anti-malware, and vulnerability management.

Additional Information

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is a global leader in international recruitment services, specializing in Network Optimization, Service Assurance, Security, OSS/BSS, and SDN/NFV within the telecom space.  Lightspeed works with leading clients in the technology sector and is always looking for exceptional candidates searching for their next opportunity. If this sounds like you, connect with us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter @talentxfactor, and visit our website www.talentxfactor.com.

SF Bay – Sr. Product Line Manager

WELCOME TO LIGHTSPEED HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC. THE LEADERS IN TECH RECRUITMENT: 

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is considered a global leader in the recruitment of top Sales Engineers, Technical Sales (Pre/Post), Support, Marketing, Product Management and Product Marketing candidates in the Networking space. In the past year, the Lightspeed Recruiting team has delivered top level candidates for the clients considered BEST IN CLASS  including award winners – focusing on Enterprise Networking, Security, SDN/NFV, Virtualization, Archiving, Storage and Mobility solutions worldwide.  Our candidates have repeatedly been the TOP candidates in Sales Achievement, Leadership and Business Excellence. How we do know? Our clients call to Thank Us a Year after placements are made…this is success.

TO APPLY:  https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/LightspeedHumanCapital/743999687436912-sf-bay-sr-product-line-manager

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Intent Based Networking

REPORTING TO:  Director of Product Management

TITLE(S): Sr. Product Line Manager

Job Description: 

This position reports directly to the Director of Product Management and is located at our headquarters in Menlo Park, CA/bay area.

In this role, you will be responsible for our client’s product line technology innovation and product management. As a key member of the product management team you will work very closely with engineering, sales, marketing, and channels to ensure timely planning and flawless delivery of product planning, management, and execution to accomplish product goals, product leadership, and competitive product differentiation. If you are passionate about innovative products, product management, business, and technology — and love to be part of a fast growing, cutting edge, and high energy team – we want to talk to you!

Responsibilities: 

  • Creating extensive user tutorials and agile development deliverables with a strong technical foundation to deliver successful products
  • Demonstrating deep business and technical acumen
  • Planning, pricing, packaging, forecasting, project execution to maximize adoption
  • Collaborating cross-functionally with sales, channels, and e-staff to meet and exceed product bookings targets
  • Presenting to customers, and industry leaders, and speaking at industry events
  • Partnering with engineering and operations team to deliver world-class Intent-Based
  • Networking and Intent-Based Data Center Automation products to meet customer demands
  • Working directly with customers to ensure success during early stage product evaluation, testing, trials, and deployments in labs, proof of concept environments and product deployments
  • Contributing to sales enablement including presentations, tools, content, collateral, and information used by sales, partners, and customers
  • Collaborating with marketing to define components of product launches, announcements, and marketing campaigns
  • Collaborating on planning, producing, writing, editing and publishing content such as eBooks, website content, and external blog articles
  • Remaining calm under pressure and maintaining a sense of humor

Qualifications:

  • 5 to 8 years of product management experience in high tech
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong technology background and acumen with a passion for technology details
  • Exceptional business and people leadership skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, or a related field
  • Capable of working in a dynamic, change-intensive environment, while delivering consistent operational results
  • Excellent project management and leadership skills, especially in a fast-paced cross-functional environment
  • “Roll up sleeves and do what it takes” attitude
  • Strong team player not afraid to present new, creative ideas

Additional Information

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is a global leader in international recruitment services, specializing in Network Optimization, Service Assurance, Security, OSS/BSS, and SDN/NFV within the telecom space.  Lightspeed works with leading clients in the technology sector and is always looking for exceptional candidates searching for their next opportunity. If this sounds like you, connect with us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter @talentxfactor, and visit our website www.talentxfactor.com.

SF Bay – Sr. Technical Marketing Engineer

WELCOME TO LIGHTSPEED HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC. THE LEADERS IN TECH RECRUITMENT: 

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is considered a global leader in the recruitment of top Sales Engineers, Technical Sales (Pre/Post), Support, Marketing, Product Management and Product Marketing candidates in the Networking space. In the past year, the Lightspeed Recruiting team has delivered top level candidates for the clients considered BEST IN CLASS  including award winners – focusing on Enterprise Networking, Security, SDN/NFV, Virtualization, Archiving, Storage and Mobility solutions worldwide.  Our candidates have repeatedly been the TOP candidates in Sales Achievement, Leadership and Business Excellence. How we do know? Our clients call to Thank Us a Year after placements are made…this is success.

TO APPLY: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/LightspeedHumanCapital/743999689891615-sf-bay-sr-technical-marketing-engineer

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Intent Based Networking

REPORTING TO:  Director of Technical Marketing

TITLE(S): Senior Technical Marketing Engineer

Job Description: 

In this role, you will be responsible for planning, developing, and executing technical marketing activities. As a member of the product team you will work closely with product management, sales engineering, development engineering, and product marketing to plan and deliver technical marketing initiatives to accomplish technical sales enablement, enable customer knowledge, drive product technology direction, and perform competitive analysis.

Responsibilities: 

  • Enabling technical sales through the creation of presentations, tools, content, collateral, and information used by sales, partners, and customers
  • Working directly with customers to ensure success during early stage product evaluation, testing, trials, and deployments in labs, proof of concept environments and product deployments
  • Partnering with product management to assist in the creation of thorough user tutorials and agile development technical documents to drive successful product development
  • Developing technical slides, technical industry white papers, technical vertical white papers, partner solution guides, and partner technical guides
  • Presenting to technical leaders at customers executive briefings, speaking at industry events, and demonstration product in front of large and small audiences
  • Defining and producing technical components of global launches, announcements, and marketing campaigns
  • Producing corporate technical briefing presentations and generating technical presentations for product launches
  • Writing, editing and publishing content such as technical eBooks, website technical content, and external technical blog articles
  • Creating technical webinar content
  • Performing competitive analysis and differentiation
  • Working with the product management and engineering groups on technical sales and partner technical enablement content
  • Leading the creation of sales engineering presentations, technical decision-maker slide decks, sales engineering content, partner engineering content and partner engineering presentations
  • Generating technical solution briefs, technical white papers, short technical vignettes, and sales funnel targeted technical content
  • Enabling channel partners with technical presentations, technical collateral, and digital demand generation content (email copy, web copy, landing page copy)
  • Executing customer proof of concept guidelines and success criteria along side sales engineers

Qualifications:

  • 5 to 7 years of technical marketing experience in high tech
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, or a related field
  • Excellent project management and leadership skills, especially in a fast-paced cross functional environment
  • “Roll up sleeves and do what it takes” attitude
  • Strong team player not afraid to present new, creative ideas

Additional Information

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is a global leader in international recruitment services, specializing in Network Optimization, Service Assurance, Security, OSS/BSS, and SDN/NFV within the telecom space.  Lightspeed works with leading clients in the technology sector and is always looking for exceptional candidates searching for their next opportunity. If this sounds like you, connect with us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter @talentxfactor, and visit our website www.talentxfactor.com.

SF Bay – Director of Product Marketing

WELCOME TO LIGHTSPEED HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC. THE LEADERS IN TECH RECRUITMENT: 

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is considered a global leader in the recruitment of top Sales Engineers, Technical Sales (Pre/Post), Support, Marketing, Product Management and Product Marketing candidates in the Networking space. In the past year, the Lightspeed Recruiting team has delivered top level candidates for the clients considered BEST IN CLASS  including award winners – focusing on Enterprise Networking, Security, SDN/NFV, Virtualization, Archiving, Storage and Mobility solutions worldwide.  Our candidates have repeatedly been the TOP candidates in Sales Achievement, Leadership and Business Excellence. How we do know? Our clients call to Thank Us a Year after placements are made…this is success.

TO APPLY: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/wirelessxfactor/743999687425313-sf-bay-director-of-product-marketing

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Intent Based Networking

REPORTS TO: CMO

JOB TITLE(s):  Director of Product Marketing

Job Description: 

This position reports directly to the CMO and is located at our headquarters in Menlo Park, CA.

In this role you will be responsible for leading, planning, developing, driving, and executing our client’s global product marketing strategy. As a leader in the marketing team you will work very closely with sales, product management, technical marketing, and engineering teams as well as our global partners and customers to ensure timely planning and flawless delivery of product marketing initiatives to accomplish sales enablement, campaign, global awareness, demand generation, competitive differentiation, and partner goals. If you are passionate about product marketing — and love to be part of a fast growing, cutting edge, and high energy team – we want to talk to you!

Responsibilities: 

  • Setting and driving global product marketing strategy, value proposition, messaging, customer benefit, and competitive differentiation
  • Defining and leading global launches, announcements, and marketing campaigns
  • Presenting at customer executive briefings and speaking at industry events
  • Driving sales enablement including sales playbooks, presentations, and tools
  • Producing corporate press and industry analyst briefing presentations, generating launch presentations, press release content, and press articles for placement in industry publications
  • Planning, producing, writing, editing and publishing content such as eBooks, website content, external blog articles, and social media content
  • Presenting, speaking, and engaging with press, media, and industry analysts
  • Constructing, producing and writing how-to sell guides, partner branding and usage guides, partner portal management and newsletters for customers and partners
  • Creating webinar strategy and collaborating to create slides, industry briefs, vertical briefs (i.e., retail, construction, healthcare, manufacturing, etc.), partner solution briefs, partner marketing guides, and vertical case studies
  • Collaborating with the Product Management groups on sales and partner enablement content
  • Leading the creation of sales presentations, business decision-maker slide decks, sales content, partner content and partner presentations
  • Generating solution briefs, white papers, customer reference overviews, case studies, short vignettes, and sales funnel targeted content
  • Inventing storyboards, scripts and content for sales, customer, partner and corporate videos
  • Identifying and implementing unique and differentiated messaging, positioning, graphics and content for event banners, signage and posters, slide shows for exhibition events, and corporate brochures
  • Enabling channel partners with presentations, collateral, and digital demand generation content (email copy, web copy, landing page copy)
  • Leading the development of content for award submissions, industry analyst reports, analyst white papers, survey submissions, analyst product surveys, corporate solution
  • Briefs, and market numbers
  • Producing graphics, creative content, icons, and infographics for use in white papers, presentations and solution briefs is a plus
  • Owning, tracking and managing budgets and expenses to ensure fiscal discipline

Qualifications:

  • 8 to 10 years of product marketing experience in high tech
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in tools such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Powerpoint and Google Suite products required, and familiarity with Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or related field
  • Excellent project management and leadership skills, especially in a fast-paced cross-functional environment
  • “Roll up sleeves and do what it takes” attitude
  • Strong team player not afraid to present new, creative ideas

Additional Information

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is a global leader in international recruitment services, specializing in Network Optimization, Service Assurance, Security, OSS/BSS, and SDN/NFV within the telecom space.  Lightspeed works with leading clients in the technology sector and is always looking for exceptional candidates searching for their next opportunity. If this sounds like you, connect with us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter @talentxfactor, and visit our website www.talentxfactor.com.

SF Bay – Director of Partner Marketing

WELCOME TO LIGHTSPEED HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC. THE LEADERS IN TECH RECRUITMENT: 

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is considered a global leader in the recruitment of top Sales Engineers, Technical Sales (Pre/Post), Support, Marketing, Product Management and Product Marketing candidates in the Networking space. In the past year, the Lightspeed Recruiting team has delivered top level candidates for the clients considered BEST IN CLASS  including award winners – focusing on Enterprise Networking, Security, SDN/NFV, Virtualization, Archiving, Storage and Mobility solutions worldwide.  Our candidates have repeatedly been the TOP candidates in Sales Achievement, Leadership and Business Excellence. How we do know? Our clients call to Thank Us a Year after placements are made…this is success.

TO APPLY: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/wirelessxfactor/743999687424137-sf-bay-director-of-partner-marketing

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Intent Based Networking

REPORTS TO: CMO

JOB TITLE(s):  Director of Partner Marketing

Job Description: 

This position reports directly to the CMO and is located at our headquarters in Menlo Park, CA/bay area.

In this role, you will be responsible for leading, planning, developing, driving, and executing our client’s global partner marketing strategy. As a leader in the marketing team you will work very closely with sales, product management, technical marketing, and engineering teams as well as our global partners and customers to ensure timely planning and flawless delivery of product marketing initiatives to accomplish sales enablement, campaign, global awareness, demand generation, competitive differentiation, and partner goals. If you are passionate about product marketing — and love to be part of a fast growing, cutting edge, and high energy team – we want to talk to you!

Responsibilities: 

  • Defining and leading global partner program launches, announcements, and partner marketing campaigns
  • Setting and driving global partner marketing and program strategy, value proposition, messaging, customer benefit, and competitive differentiation
  • Working closely with value added resellers, system integrators, managed service providers and telcos to maximize mutual success
  • Presenting at channel partner executive briefings and speaking at industry partner events
  • Defining, creating, and launching a world-class global partner program
  • Leading the definition, creation and execution of an award winning global partner portal
  • Driving partner sales enablement including partner sales playbooks, partner presentations, and partner tools
  • Collaborating on partner press presentations, generating partner launch presentations, partner press release content, and partner press articles for placement in industry publications
  • Planning, producing, writing, editing and publishing content such as partner website content, partner blog articles, and partner social media content
  • Presenting, speaking, and engaging with press, media, and industry analysts on partner program communications
  • Constructing, producing and writing partner how-to sell guides, partner branding and usage guides, partner portal management and newsletters for partners
  • Creating partner portal strategy and collaborating to create partner slides, partner briefs, partner vertical briefs (i.e., retail, construction, healthcare, manufacturing, etc.), partner solution briefs, partner marketing guides, and partner vertical case studies
  • Leading the creation of partner sales presentations, partner business decision-maker slide decks, partner sales content, partner content and partner presentations
  • Generating partner solution briefs, partner white papers, partner customer reference overviews, case studies, short vignettes, and partner sales funnel targeted content
  • Inventing storyboards, scripts and content for joint customer and partner videos
  • Identifying and implementing unique and differentiated partner messaging, positioning, graphics and content for event banners, signage and posters, slide shows for exhibition events, and corporate brochures
  • Enabling channel partners with presentations, collateral, and digital demand generation content (email copy, web copy, landing page copy)
  • Owning, tracking and managing partner marketing and partner program budgets and expenses to ensure fiscal discipline (including joint marketing development funds)

Qualifications:

  • 8 to 10 years of partner marketing experience in high tech
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in tools such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Powerpoint and Google Suite products required, and familiarity with Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or a related field
  • Excellent project management and leadership skills, especially in a fast-paced cross-functional environment
  • “Roll up sleeves and do what it takes” attitude
  • Strong team player not afraid to present new, creative ideas

Additional Information

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is a global leader in international recruitment services, specializing in Network Optimization, Service Assurance, Security, OSS/BSS, and SDN/NFV within the telecom space.  Lightspeed works with leading clients in the technology sector and is always looking for exceptional candidates searching for their next opportunity. If this sounds like you, connect with us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter @talentxfactor, and visit our website www.talentxfactor.com.

SF Bay – Director of Marketing for Demand Generation

WELCOME TO LIGHTSPEED HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC. THE LEADERS IN TECH RECRUITMENT: 

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is considered a global leader in the recruitment of top Sales Engineers, Technical Sales (Pre/Post), Support, Marketing, Product Management and Product Marketing candidates in the Networking space. In the past year, the Lightspeed Recruiting team has delivered top level candidates for the clients considered BEST IN CLASS  including award winners – focusing on Enterprise Networking, Security, SDN/NFV, Virtualization, Archiving, Storage and Mobility solutions worldwide.  Our candidates have repeatedly been the TOP candidates in Sales Achievement, Leadership and Business Excellence. How we do know? Our clients call to Thank Us a Year after placements are made…this is success.

TO APPLY:  https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/wirelessxfactor/743999687422973-sf-bay-director-of-marketing-for-demand-generation

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Intent Based Networking

REPORTS TO: CMO

JOB TITLE(s):  Director of Marketing for Demand Generation

Job Description:

This position reports directly to the CMO and is located in Menlo Park, CA/bay area.

In this role you will be responsible for leading, executing, and implementing the global demand generation and marketing automation strategy, campaigns, and initiatives while gathering inputs from multiple stakeholders and providing critical thinking to optimize results. You will require a strong background in driving market awareness and programs with a creative eye and deep executional experience. You will need to be well-versed in marketing concepts and tactics to plan and execute inbound and outbound marketing initiatives. As a leader in the marketing team you will work closely with sales, product marketing, events, and product teams as well as partners to ensure timely planning and delivery of a wide range of marketing to accomplish awareness, lead acquisition, sales, and partner goals. If you are passionate about demand generation, marketing automation, and marketing — and love to be part of a fast growing, cutting edge, and high energy team – we want to talk to you!

Responsibilities: 

  • Expanding marketing qualified volume and quality with a focus on maximizing the transition to sales accepted and qualified leads
  • Designing the global demand generation, digital marketing, and marketing automation strategy including inbound lead acquisition and outbound account-based marketing strategies
  • Leveraging the newest marketing AI capabilities to efficiently identify and pursue audience segments based on ideal customer profiles and opportunity
  • Conducting A/B tests across channels to continuously optimize results
  • Enhancing and managing the lead management process to improve pipeline conversion
  • Managing overall Demand Operations including budget, third-party vendors, marketing technology stack, reporting and dashboards to demonstrate revenue impact and ROI
  • Growing the marketing team through mentoring and hands on management
  • Working with sales teams and partner marketing teams to identify, create, and adapt demand generation initiatives to grow the business
  • Developing messaging, communications, and copy to maximize awareness and lead conversion
  • Creating and executing demand generation, digital marketing, and marketing automation strategies for vertical industries
  • Producing account based marketing strategy focused on Global 2000 businesses
  • Leading digital demand marketing across search, paid social, display, retargeting,
  • YouTube, and content syndication
  • Managing digital lead-acquisition strategy, processes and execution of activities across
  • SEO, PPC, social, display/retargeting, YouTube
  • Driving search engine marketing (SEM) and advertising conversion
  • Leading, adapting, and optimizing content syndication strategy and implementation
  • Increasing quality of lead acquisition at small to very large industry events
  • Identifying appropriate content and collateral to maximize lead acquisition by working closely with product marketing, technical marketing, and product management
  • Optimizing the sales funnel by expanding webinar strategy and collaborating with product marketing and technical marketing to produce innovative webinar series
  • Working with channel partners to empower them to maximize co-generation of marketing qualified leads
  • Managing relationships with digital agencies in execution, analysis and redeployment of programs and adjusting marketing mix to maximize ROI
  • Meeting or exceeding metrics for impressions, conversions, and paid customers
  • Owning, tracking and managing a large demand generation budget and marketing mix to increase visitors, conversions, and paid customers

Qualifications:

  • 8 to 10 years of demand generation, digital marketing, marketing automation, and marketing experience in high tech
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented with passion for execution
  • Proficiency in tools such as HubSpot, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Powerpoint, Google
  • Suite products required, and familiarity with Marketo, Salesforce, Adobe
  • Photoshop/Illustrator preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or a related field
  • Excellent project management and leadership skills, especially in a fast-paced cross-functional environment
  • Extensive experience running multi-channel B2B digital demand generation programs including SEO, PPC, Social (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook), display, and retargeting
  • Experience leading and mentoring high performance lead-generation marketing teams of at least 5 marketing and business development professionals
  • Strong team player who works well cross-functionally
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  •  “Roll up sleeves and do what it takes” attitude
  • Strong team player not afraid to present new, creative ideas

Additional Information

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is a global leader in international recruitment services, specializing in Network Optimization, Service Assurance, Security, OSS/BSS, and SDN/NFV within the telecom space.  Lightspeed works with leading clients in the technology sector and is always looking for exceptional candidates searching for their next opportunity. If this sounds like you, connect with us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter @talentxfactor, and visit our website www.talentxfactor.com.

Product Marketing Manager – San Francisco

WELCOME TO LIGHTSPEED HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC. THE LEADERS IN TECH RECRUITMENT: 

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is considered a global leader in the recruitment of top Sales Engineers, Technical Sales (Pre/Post), Support, Marketing, Product Management and Product Marketing candidates in the Networking space. In the past year, the Lightspeed Recruiting team has delivered top level candidates for the clients considered BEST IN CLASS  including award winners – focusing on Enterprise Networking, Security, SDN/NFV, Virtualization, Archiving, Storage and Mobility solutions worldwide.  Our candidates have repeatedly been the TOP candidates in Sales Achievement, Leadership and Business Excellence. How we do know? Our clients call to Thank Us a Year after placements are made…this is success.

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CLIENT INDUSTRY: Service mesh

REPORTS TO: VP Marketing

JOB TITLE(s): Product Marketing Manager

Responsibilities:

Our client is looking for a technical-minded product marketer to be a key member of their small (~20 person) SF-based team. As their first product marketing manager, you will be responsible for evangelizing their products with clear and compelling messaging that resonates with target personas and differentiates their value from the market.

You’ll work with an incredible team in a supportive, friendly environment. The ideal candidate is a storyteller that loves turning complex technology into an engaging, digestible, and simple solution. You possess a unique blend of business acumen, creativity, and a weird but adorable love of software infrastructure.

  • Taking a highly technical product and building product messaging that resonates with target users and differentiates the value from others in the market.
  • Creating SEO optimized product content for landing pages, press releases, case studies, videos, website copy, user emails, solution briefs, blog posts, and sales enablement assets.
  • Building product messaging guides and sales enablement material that communicates the product’s value proposition and its use cases and differentiators.
  • Becoming an expert in product competition and positioning.
  • Driving go-to-market planning and execution for new products and features and working cross-functionally to ensure a successful launch.

Qualifications:

  • Experience serving as a product spokesperson to influencers, customers, and partners.
  • Field experience with infrastructure, DevOps, and/or IT operations users.
  • Cloud native technology experience, especially Kubernetes and/or service mesh.
  • Computer science degree and/or experience in product management or evangelism.

Additional Information

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is a global leader in international recruitment services, specializing in Network Optimization, Service Assurance, Security, OSS/BSS, and SDN/NFV within the telecom space.  Lightspeed works with leading clients in the technology sector and is always looking for exceptional candidates searching for their next opportunity. If this sounds like you, connect with us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter @talentxfactor, and visit our website www.talentxfactor.com.