Monthly Archives: March 2018

San Jose – Western Regional Sales Director

 

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/743999667950252-western-regional-sales-director-container

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Cloud Security across Public, Private or Hybrid Clouds

COMPETITORS:  Cloud Security, Cyber Security, Devops Security

FUNDING:  Series B Funding – 14M+

REPORTING TO:  VP WW Sales

JOB TITLE(s): Western Regional Sales Director

Job Description

  • Maintain and develop the existing client base through regional marketing and direct sales activities
  • Identify, qualify and develop new opportunities through prospecting and networking
  • Manage and maintain your region’s sales pipeline and target key accounts and vertical markets for development
  • Achieve assigned monthly, quarterly and annual sales budgets and other regional objectives established by the Area Sales Director
  • Provide monthly and quarterly sales forecasts
  • Manage the day to day activities of sales personnel dedicated to your region. This includes inside sales representatives and sales engineers
  • Consistently achieve and/or exceed your assigned quotas and revenue objectives
  • Utilize channel sales resources in your region as necessary
  • Stay abreast of competitive industry and market intelligence and provide feedback in this area to executive management
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5-7 years of related experience
  • Ability to take on a consultative style when presenting ideas and products
  • Competency with sales tracking tools
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Must be detail oriented and capable of accurate work with minimal supervision
  • Readiness to travel extensively

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 – Senior Demand Generation 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/wirelessxfactor/743999667912141-senior-demand-generation-manager

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Network Visibility, Big Data, Analytics

COMPETITORS:  Network Tools vendors

FUNDING:  Top VC Series B over 20m

REPORTING TO:  CMO

JOB TITLE(s): Senior Demand Generation Manager

Job Description

Looking for a Senior Demand Generation Leader for a B2B SaaS cloud scalable network visibility tool.

Qualifications

As the Demand Generation Manager, you will drive, innovate and optimize our clients marketing programs, manage agencies, contractors and tools.

You will own the production of every aspect of marketing that potential customers read, view, and experience. You will help our client grow its top-line revenue through superb marketing programs execution.

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.

Sunnyvale, CA – Product Marketing Manager

TO APPLY: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/wirelessxfactor/743999667881366-product-marketing-manager

Company Description

ABOUT OUR FIRM: 

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.

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Data Center Virtualization SDDC Software

COMPETITORS:  VMWare, Redhat, AWS, Platform9, Google, Azure

FUNDING:  Series B funded by Tier I VCs, 75m

REPORTING TO:  CEO

JOB TITLE(s): Product Marketing Manager

Job Description

We are looking for a Product Marketing Manager to join our client’s Marketing team. This position will focus on core product marketing functions like messaging, positioning, enablement, content creation, delivery and demand generation for the enterprise product portfolio.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be comfortable with both technical and creative aspects of positioning technology and have an insight into how engineers think and evaluate software.
Tell the story of our product in a compelling, authentic, and engaging way.

Job responsibilities:

  • Define and develop appropriate content, collateral, and programs to grow awareness, educate the market and drive successful end-user engagements.
  • Develop positioning, content, and messaging that resonates with different customer personas and communicates the value of our client’s SDDC portfolio
  • Competitive analysis, messaging and tools to successfully handle objections in the sales process
  • Deliver engaging customer interactions with case studies, interactive events, technical assets and references that drive awareness and help accelerate sales
  • Evangelize  products and customer adoption
  • Maintain a subset of competitive analysis for Cloud Software Defined Data Center products
  • Some travel is required

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (e.g. CS, CSE, EE) or relevant work experience
  • 5+ years of experience in product marketing or technical marketing of software products
  • Proven ability to craft engaging content, including blog posts, decks, videos, etc.
  • Strong business acumen and ability to distill input from many different perspectives to formulate a clear strategy and plan
  • Technical understanding of enterprise applications and infrastructure with the ability to translate technical requirements into business value proposition and benefits
  • Comfort working in a very cross-functional role, with a highly distributed team
  • Experience marketing to a technical audience: developers and architects
  • Excellent spoken and written communication 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.

NYC – Account Manager

WELCOME TO LIGHTSPEED HUMAN CAPITAL MANGEMENT 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/743999667879753-nyc-account-executive

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Business Intelligence ITSM ITSL

COMPETITORS:  Zenoss, CA, ManageEngine, Apptio, BMC

FUNDING:   $50M

REPORTING TO:  VP World Wide Sales, also looking for a SF rep

JOB TITLE(s): Account Manager

Job Description

The Enterprise Account Executive is key to the growth and success of our client. This position is responsible for generating revenue through target accounts in the assigned territory. This will be achieved through account and territory planning, working with the sales development representative; field based sales activities and utilizing internal resources. This is a mid to senior level sales position requiring a solid history of quota and goal achievement in the software sales industry.

Job responsibilities:

  • Develop a sales strategy using annual business & marketing plans to penetrate target accounts, achieve assigned territory revenue and product goals.
  • Understanding of the customer’s existing and future IT analytics needs as well as providing guidance to drive the direction of their business intelligences analytics services.
  • Work closely with Customer Success team to ensure our clients customer satisfaction and additional revenue opportunities.
  • Prospect qualification of all sales opportunities and accurate forecasting for the territory captured and updated using company CRM.
  • Managing the sales process and closing opportunities.

Qualifications

Required Skills/ Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience as top performing quota carrying sales representative penetrating large, enterprise accounts.
  • SaaS (Software as a Service) experience within a high-velocity business preferred.
  • History of quota over-achievement.
  • Experience with Analytics and Business Intelligence concepts is a plus.
  • Experience with Service Management, ITIL and ITAM concepts is a plus.
  • Experience with Service Management solutions such as ServiceNow, BMC Remedy, HP Service Manager or similar products are a big plus.
  • Ability to work in a rapidly expanding and changing environment.
  • Teamwork and good communication skills a must.
  • Degree level education or equivalent.

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 – NYC – Intent Based Networking

TO APPLY: https://www.smartrecruiters.com/app/jobs/details/c1347421-4270-4826-bf09-32df4778a842/jobad/8b9850e6-8b99-40cf-a649-548fb07e019d

Company Description

Enterprise Networks – Systems Engineer  – End to End solutions for WAN/Branch office.

ABOUT OUR FIRM: 

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.

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Container/DevOps

COMPETITORS:  Cisco, Juniper, Huawei, Talari Networks, Viptela, Big Band Networks, Nuage etc.

FUNDING:  $10M

REPORTING TO:  VP Presales

JOB TITLE(s): Solutions Architect

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Pre-Sales Solution Architect to support technical teams at enterprise accounts across financial services, media, retail, government and service provider sectors to trial our product/run PoCs. The pre-sales solution architect will identify and resolve any issues or feature gaps, take the engagement from concept to solution adoption into production, become a reference customer, and grow adoption and deployments within accounts.

Job responsibilities:

•    Identify key technical contacts to target
•    Explain the solution to potential enterprise customers
•    Identify and assisting developers and architects to create innovative designs for different use cases
•    Drive the POC process, capturing customer feedback, documenting requirements, communicating priorities        internally
•    Advocate the solution within a customer’s organization to overcome technical objections
•    Create high quality customer facing solution design proposals and documentation to win business
•    Champion the product and the technical relationship to deliver growth.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

To be successful in this role you will need to have a deep technical background in Linux and design and technical experience of Docker and Kubernetes, strong organizational and planning skills, be a solid team player, possess strong verbal and written communications for technical content, and demonstrate an extreme sense of urgency.

Preferred Experience:

•    Hands-on experience with Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, and Mesosphere
•    Automation, open-source databases, cloud storage and cloud providers (AWS, Google, MS Azure)
•    Knowledge of other software defined storage products like Ceph, Gluster, etc
•    A broad awareness of infrastructure is also desirable for this role.
•    Software and/or SAAS technical presales experience
•    Knowledge and relationships in the app dev space will accelerate your sales process significantly
•    Startup experience – a willingness to get stuck in
•    Great communication skills – being the technical authority

We’re a small and very focused team and there’s great scope to direct your career based on your interests and strengths. If you’re a self-starter and interested in making a real difference in a well-funded startup project that’s going places, this could be for you.

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.

San Francisco – Presales Engineer – SD-WAN

TO APPLY: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/wirelessxfactor/743999667823972-systems-engineer-santa-clara

Company Description

Enterprise Networks – Systems Engineer  – End to End solutions for WAN/Branch office.

ABOUT OUR FIRM: 

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.

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Cloud Networking/SD-WAN/SD-Security

COMPETITORS:  Cisco, Juniper, Huawei, Talari Networks, Viptela, Big Band Networks, Nuage etc.

FUNDING:  Series B Funding – 40M+

REPORTING TO:  VP Sales Engineering

JOB TITLE(s): Presales Network Engineer (1 Opening) AND Solutions Archtecture (3 Openings)

Job Description

Representing the technical solution of our SD-WAN client is the primary responsibility of the Systems Engineer. With an advance in technology and representing a solid solution for the networking industry – our client is making the way enterprise handles networking cutting edge. Our client is looking for a passionate, entrepreneurial, and technically savvy sales engineer to help our customers and partners evaluate, adopt and expand the use of their networking product.

Job responsibilities:

  • Provide pre-sales technical support and technical expertise to our customers and partners
  • Perform hands-on work with customers during product evaluations and post-sales
  • Perform hands-on tests to validate customer proof-of-concept setups, network designs, and network deployments using new products and feature
  • Integrate Products into existing management, monitoring, and provisioning frameworks
  • Create design guidelines and recommend improvements to customers for the networks they support
  • Provide feedback to product management and engineering
  • Keep up-to-date on competitive solutions, products, and services
  • Author whitepapers, knowledge base articles, and other customer/partner facing content

Qualifications

  • Expert knowledge in the following areas: Ethernet, Layer2 (RSTP/MSTP, VLAN/VXLANs etc.), Layer3 (IP Routing, OSPF, BGP, etc.), and networking management
  • Expertise in Advanced Routing Protocols and Technologies
  • Carrier Class Routers and Technologies
  • 6-8 years  in architecting and/or managing large-scale WAN data-center networking solutions
  • Experience with BGP, RSVP, MPLS, ISIS and/or OSPF
  • Experience and knowledge of BGP and Internet Routing Policies
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP (both IPv4/IPv6)
  • Extensive knowledge of both Cisco IOS/IOS-XR and JUNOS
  • Advanced Network Certifications
  • Ability to script using PERL/Python/Shell a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of competitive products, solutions, and services

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.