Regional Sales Director – SD WAN – NYC

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/Talentxfactorcom/743999693285868-midwest-sales-director-chicago

Based: NYC, Mid-Atlantic & Chicago

Benefits: Competitive sales, stock options, health-plan

Start Date: ASAP

Our client is a leader in SDWAN Security and consider a visionary by Gartner in it’s approach to delivering SN-WAN Networking. Our client is a Sequoia funded later-stage start-up and a leading provider of Enterprise class SD-WAN technology. Customers include companies such as Adobe, Visa, CapitalOne, Symantec and BP.  This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an emerging force in the communication and security

Our client is looking for an experienced Regional Sales Director to run a territory covering a number of states.

Job Description:

Candidates must be experienced in working directly with Enterprise customers (F500 through to the mid-market) as well as the value-added reseller partners who address these types of customer.

Candidates must be technically astute and comfortable working at CxO level as well with technical teams within the end user and channel organizations. An ability to just “get things done” and navigate around issues is critical.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to effectively articulate and demonstrate our client’s technical solution and functional value
  • Manage existing customer expectations while expanding reach and depth into assigned territory
  • Leverage deep product knowledge to demonstrate solution selling techniques, uncover customer challenges and deliver valuable solutions.
  • Strategically map out and break into accounts
  • Maintain relevant information

Qualifications:

  • This is a hands-on role that will require extensive travel across the territory.
  • As well as identifying and working suitable end user opportunities, candidates will be required to drive both interest and enablement with existing channel partners as well as identifying and onboarding new partners.
  • The selected candidate will have a solid background in LAN/WAN IT Networking technologies and preferably security technologies as well (NGFW & UTM).

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.

Solutions Architect (Post Sales) – Kubernetes – Remote

WELCOME TO TALENTXFACTOR, INC. THE LEADERS IN TECH RECRUITMENT: 

Talentxfactor, 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: Solutions Architect (Post Sales) 

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Kubernetes
TITLE(S): Solutions Architect

Job Description:

This Solution Architect will be working in a post-sale environment and is a critical part of our clients’ customer adoption of the Security Platform. They are the day-to-day contact, establishing relationships with our customers and helping guide them to success. You’ll share best practices, provide advice, help develop deployment plans and assist the customers with operationalizing the product to achieve their objectives.

  • Lead customer on-boarding experience, adoption, and expansion
  • Develop a strong partnership with customer stakeholders, influencers and decision makers
  • Be a customer advocate in influencing product roadmap and improvements
  • Advise customers on how to best leverage our client to secure their Kubernetes environments
  • Identify and escalate problems to the support and engineering teams
  • Gain a deep understanding of typical business challenges faced by our customers to help prioritize the product roadmap
  • Run periodic business reviews with large customers
  • Identify risks to renewals on an ongoing basis, and collaborate internally to remediate customer concerns
  • Establish relationships with customer executive sponsors; with frequent communication cadence to strengthen relationships while uncovering new opportunities
  • Monitor key performance metrics like customer satisfaction, renewal rate, up-sell/cross-sell lead identification, reference-ability, renewal likelihood, adoption, consumption, and customer engagement
  • Leverage key metrics to build a strategic plan to address decreases or negative changes in the metrics listed above

Qualifications:

    • 5 years minimum working in pre-sales, account management, customer success, consulting or similar roles related to driving customer success and adoption
    • Experience working with Kubernetes
    • Strong consulting or project management skills, with proven results working as a reliable advisor to drive business value for customers
    • Highly data-driven with dedication to following processes
    • Passionate about driving and tracking a consistent engagement process with all customers in your portfolio
    • Ability to multi-task and work in a dynamic environment with constant change to address emerging security risks and challenges

    Flexibility for travel up to 25% of your time.

Additional Information

Talentxfactor, 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.

Customer Success – Chicago – IoT Security

WELCOME TO TALENTXFACTOR, INC. THE LEADERS IN TECH RECRUITMENT: 

Talentxfactor, 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: Customer Success 

CLIENT INDUSTRY: IoT Security
TITLE(S): Customer Success

Job Description:

Location: Chicago Area

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of business analyst/lead experience in healthcare software or healthcare consulting environment.
  • 3-5 years experience delivering technical solutions and services.
  • Excellent technical understanding with emphasis on communication and networking
  • Experience building client relationships, including interacting with all levels of management (both internally and client-focused)
  • Project management experience (e.g., lead meetings, draft status reports, develop / manage project plans, track issues/risk logs, develop / monitor resource plans, etc)
  • Must be a quick learner with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must possess strong analytical, problem-solving and writing skills
  • Detail-oriented

Additional Information

Talentxfactor, 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.

SD-WAN- Director of Marketing for Demand Generation – Bay Area

WELCOME TO TALENTXFACTOR, INC. THE LEADERS IN TECH RECRUITMENT: 

Talentxfactor, 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:  Director of Marketing and Demand Generation

CLIENT INDUSTRY:  SD-WAN
REPORTING TO: CMO
TITLE(S): Director of Marketing for Demand Generation

Job Description:

Location: 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:

  • Designing the global demand generation, digital marketing, and marketing automation strategy including inbound lead acquisition and outbound account-based marketing strategies
  • Developing and managing the demand generation marketing plan across channels including campaigns, execution, reporting, metrics, and analysis
  • Growing and leading a team of business development representatives to drive the marketing and sales funnel
  • Building customized campaigns, messaging, and marketing by account, buyer, and persona
  • Expanding marketing qualified volume and quality with a focus on maximizing the transition to sales accepted and qualified leads
  • 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-pace 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

Talentxfactor, 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.

Telecom – Resident Engineer (Multiple Openings) – Seattle, USA/Germany/Turkey

WELCOME TO TALENTXFACTOR, INC. THE LEADERS IN TECH RECRUITMENT: 

Talentxfactor, 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: Resident Engineer 

CLIENT INDUSTRY:  Telecommunications
REPORTING TO: Director of Engineering
TITLE(S): Resident Engineer

Job Description:

Our client continues to introduce new products and expand relationships with their partners, and therefore is looking to hire a Resident Engineer to be their subject matter expert on location at a key partner site.

Responsibilities:

  • Support systems-level Sundance clusters infrastructure comprising of HP C7000 blade server architecture.
  • Upgrade, maintain and troubleshoot HP DL360 blades and connectivity to 6125 switches.
  • Troubleshoot Lab connectivity, VMWare and HP hardware related issues with corresponding support engineers.
  • Stay abreast of the products as well as the underlying technologies, networks, hardware and protocols.
  • Edit, migrate and oversee more than 100 hosts and Virtual Machines from vSphere web client.
  • Administer licenses, test migration tools and other VMware flings and connectors.
  • Support 3 lab clusters comprising more than 300 hosts and VMs across multiple platforms.
  • Engage support members and vendors to resolve hardware and RMA devices. Validate and replicate production issues in lab and provide a solution to be embedded in next release.
  • Support developers in building new code releases with bug fixes and enhanced features.
  • Provide advanced support on integration of new services, charging and billing and migrations.

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of post-Bachelor’s experience with the following:
  • IP networking, routing protocols, and Mobile core technologies, including 3gpp, EPC Virtualization, M2M and LTE
  • Must have Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, or closely related.

Additional Information

Talentxfactor, 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.

Pre-Sales Engineer – East Coast

WELCOME TO TALENTXFACTOR, INC. THE LEADERS IN TECH RECRUITMENT: 

Talentxfactor, 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: Pre Sales Engineer 

CLIENT INDUSTRY:  Cloud Networking
REPORTING TO: Director Solutions Architect
TITLE(S): Pre Sales Engineer

Job Description:

This is a unique opportunity to take a leading role in developing strategic accounts with Fortune 500 enterprise organizations in a multi-cloud fast-growing market. Join a world-class sales force with opportunities for advancement- be part of an industry leading, fast growing company.

Responsibilities:

  • Interfacing with our clients’ US customers & partners through varies support channels
  • Establish strong CXO level relationship
  • Coordinate activities between internal groups & lead effective resolutions according to client needs
  • Develop and drive enterprise SW platform pre-sale strategies to meet sales objectives
  • Manage complex enterprise sales campaigns and pre-sale cycles

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of enterprise IT software pre-sales experience with a demonstrated track record of successful POC’s turning into sales.
  • Hands-on experience with one or more public or private solutions (e.g. OpenStack, Amazon EC2, Azure) and cloud automation
  • Working knowledge of Linux and virtualization technologies
  • Experience with Shell, Bash, and Python scripting
  • Excellent English, highly articulate
  • Flexible to travel

Advantages: 

  • Prior DevOps Engineering experience with Enterprise IT and operations teams
  • Previous experience working in financial institutions
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following: Ansible, Terraform, Jenkins, CI/CD, K8S

Additional Information

Talentxfactor, 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. Product Marketing Manager – San Francisco

WELCOME TO TALENTXFACTOR, INC. THE LEADERS IN TECH RECRUITMENT: 

Talentxfactor, 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: Enterprise Account Executive 

CLIENT INDUSTRY:  Network Monitoring Cloud Scale Data
REPORTING TO: Director of Product Marketing
TITLE(S): Sr. Product Marketing Manager

Job Description:

As a Senior Product Marketing Manager, you’ll be part of the Product Marketing team responsible for our product go-to-market including strategy, messaging and positioning, competitive differentiation, launching products, and field enablement. As the buyer expert, you will engage in deep dialog with customers to develop compelling narratives, thought leadership content, and persuasive sales pitches.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce buyer personas, messaging and positioning, lead product launches, and support integrated marketing campaigns.
  • Develop value propositions that differentiate our client, winning the hearts and minds of analysts, stakeholders, and their organizations.
  • Produce exceptional externally-facing content, including thought leadership content, customer stories, webinars, datasheets, and solution guides.
  • Coordinate with the product, sales, and customer success teams to craft compelling stories.
  • Enable our sales teams on how to sell our products and grow the business.
  • Speak at events and conferences

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in product marketing, preferably in network-related high-tech SaaS companies.
  • Knowledge of modern network infrastructures – Internet, edge, WAN/SD-WAN, cloud, multi-cloud, and hybrid cloud.
  • Strong understanding of routing protocols and related technologies.
  • Proven track record of crafting compelling positioning and thought leadership content.
  • Dynamic, confident personality with ability to successfully define and drive project execution.
  • Creative, collaborative thinker who can generate innovative marketing ideas and work cross-functionally.
  • Data-driven strategic problem solver with exceptional communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree. MBA is a plus.

Additional Information

Talentxfactor, 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.

Enterprise Account Executive – NorCal

WELCOME TO TALENTXFACTOR, INC. THE LEADERS IN TECH RECRUITMENT: 

Talentxfactor, 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: Enterprise Account Executive 

CLIENT INDUSTRY:  Chaos
REPORTING TO: VP Sales
TITLE(S): Enterprise Account Executive

Job Description:

This role will play a vital role in bringing on initial customers, ensuring their success, and generating post Series A momentum.

You’ll bring credibility and relationships to bear as you expand trials & build pipeline. Working with an SE partner and directly with the leadership team, you’ll be central in building the company and the function, fostering a customer-centric culture that will drive the company into its next stage of growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Prospect into medium to large sized companies while managing an efficient sales process
  • Negotiate favorable pricing and business terms with large commercial enterprises by selling value and ROI
  • Manage existing customer expectations while expanding reach and depth into assigned territory
  • Have an intuitive sense of required steps to close business and gain customer validation
  • Identify a robust set of business drivers behind all opportunities
  • Ensure high forecasting accuracy and consistency
  • Maintain, build and manage specific relationship maps for your territory including existing relationships and aspirational contacts
  • Have a thorough understanding of customer’s business

Qualifications:

    • 5+ Years Enterprise Field Role (or mix of mid-market and enterprise)
    • Recent experience working for an emerging tech company (or has sold from small to big companies) Sold into large fortune 1000 companies
    • Proven ability to win new logos
    • Deal sizes have been large mid-market 100k+ or enterprise, 1m+
    • Demonstrated excellence in consistently overachieving plan
    • Excellent communicator and presenter who can represent the company and the product independently
    • Collaborative team player who works well with internal team and solves for customer as well as company

      Nice to Have; 
    • Deep contacts, previous customers, and successful track record selling to Engineers in a technical space
    • Domain exposure to APM, DevOps, Microservices, and SaaS services

Additional Information

Talentxfactor, 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.

Enterprise Account Executive (Kubernetes), West Coast

WELCOME TO TALENTXFACTOR, INC. THE LEADERS IN TECH RECRUITMENT: 

Talentxfactor, 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: Enterprise Account Executive 

CLIENT INDUSTRY:  Kubernetes
REPORTING TO: VP WW Sales
TITLE(S): Enterprise Account Executive

Job Description:

The Enterprise Account Executive is a significant driver of company revenue and growth. As an experienced and dynamic sales professional, you’re responsible for leading and driving sales engagements. You’ll be responsible for meeting and exceeding your quota by crafting and implementing strategic territory plans targeting deployments of our clients’ Security Platform. This is a unique opportunity for a closer with a go-getter mentality to win business and market share by outsmarting and out-hustling the competition.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform high-level sales planning, leading to accurate forecasting of the business
  • Quickly learn/build a fundamental understanding of the market and product
  • Generate volume opportunities to deliver a predictable book of business and drive forecast accuracy
  • Engage a programmatic approach to demand to generate, develop, and expand your territory
  • In close partnership with your Systems Engineer, you’ll demonstrate mid-market account selling strategies into private companies, cloud/digital native startups and companies (i.e. Forbes Cloud 100 companies, SaaS 1000 companies, internet unicorns, and well established SaaS companies w/ less than 2k-3k employees)
  • Communicate value propositions to clients and stakeholders that speak intimately to their needs and requirements
  • Bring to bear all cross-functional resources to achieve your quota: AE, SDR, tech alliances, marketing, execs, investors, sales ops, etc.
  • Have the desire, interest and aptitude to grow in the role to a leadership position; demonstrate this capability by sharing best practices across the company, while mentoring and coaching the Commercial Account Executive and Inside Sales Reps
  • Travel as necessary within your territory, and to company-wide meetings

Qualifications:

  • Up and comer with 5+ years experience in the field
  • Domain expertise in DevOps, DevSecOps, virtualization, microservices, containers, Kubernetes, security, and/or cloud native landscape
  • Technical enough to cover some accounts while your SE is busy assisting others
  • Understand how to win by using Channel partners, and are comfortable with a channel-centric go-to-market approach
  • Demonstrated ability to segment accounts across the territory and dig in using the entire ecosystem with a specific focus on partners and marketing (1 to many)
  • Have and are able to lead all aspects of the sales cycle with the ability to uncover, qualify, mature, and close new, white-space territories and accounts
  • History of exceeding your quota for at least 3 years
  • Possess a successful track record selling complex-solutions directly to mid-market customers
  • Excellent time management skills, and work with high levels of autonomy and self-direction
  • Highly competitive, ramp quickly, extremely adaptive, and pride yourself on exceeding production goals

Additional Information

Talentxfactor, 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.

Senior Solutions Architect (Pre-Sales)- DC/Virginia/NYC

WELCOME TO TALENTXFACTOR, INC. THE LEADERS IN TECH RECRUITMENT: 

Talentxfactor, 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/743999704545913-senior-solutions-architect-pre-sales-washington-d-c-baltimore-area

CLIENT INDUSTRY:  Kubernetes
REPORTING TO: Chief Architect
TITLE(S): Senior Solutions Architect

Job Description:

Our Client is looking for a Senior Solutions Architect (Presales) to act as a trusted technical advisor for all their prospects and clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Working alongside a highly motivated sales team focused on helping prospects modernize their software development pipelines
  • Creating compelling demonstrations for our client that address the technical and business needs of the customer/prospect
  • Educating customers/prospects of the value proposition of our client
  • Guide the technical evaluation of our Clients’ by conducting POCs (Proof of Concepts) based on agreed upon success criteria
  • Work together with the Sales team to create and execute a successful sales strategy to meet revenue objectives
  • Participating and supporting our growing open source community
  • Helping train and onboard sales reps on our Clients’ technology and the wider DevSecOps eco-system’
  • Working alongside product marketing to help develop and position effective messaging
  • Working closely with our growing list of key strategic and channel partners, supporting them in their enablement and go-to-market initiatives
  • Develop a deep understanding of competing and complementary technologies

Qualifications:

  • 3 years + experience of engaging with directly with prospects, customer and clients either in a sales or consulting capacity
  • Comfortability presenting advanced technology concepts to C-level executives
  • Hands-on experience working with container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift)
  • Strong knowledge of DevSecOps practices, tools, and Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery pipelines
  • Knowledge of public cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Application and Container Security knowledge
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Requirements:

  • Experience with working for an Open-Source company and understands how to engage a user community
  • Previous software development experience
  • Based in Northern Virginia, D.C.
  • Experience in working for a start-up

Additional Information

Talentxfactor, 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.