Monthly Archives: October 2018

Director, Software Architecture – Telecommunications – DC

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/743999678483500-director-software-architecture-washington-dc

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Telecommunications

REPORTING TO:  VP of Engineering

JOB TITLE(s): Director, Software Architecture

Job Description

The Director, Software Architecture is an expert in managing and contributing to the design, development, testing, and documentation of Cloud-based, as well as stand-alone services. This person must be comfortable with high levels of accountability for the team’s results in owning and delivering high quality software to the customer.

Responsibilities:

  • Current with latest RAN, mobile & packet core implementation approaches
  • Assess technologies & products to determine and/or recommend venders & partners
  • Additionally assist, and participate in business development and technology partnering activities in support of the overall business plan
  • Report status against project plan, tracks different aspects of development and testing work in an Agile process
  • Designs, develops, tests, and documents Cloud-based as well as stand-alone services with support for RESTful APIs
  • Provides complete ownership of application or feature (design, development, testing, deployment, support) within the team,lead architecture & design reviews
  • Manages and participates in product studies, performs requirements analysis, and develops software architectures to meet requirements
  • Creates technical proposals and white papers, writes functional and design specifications
  • Follows security guidance in the development process as well as in SW design
  • Measures compliance against standards where relevant
  • Manages a team of developers

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience, experience managing a team of developers for at least 5 years
  • Proven ability in project and resource planning in addition to tracking for on-time SW delivery
  • Successful delivery of high quality SW to the field/customer and SW release management
  • Successful experience dealing with defect processing and field issues
  • Understanding of various 3GPP & IEEE wireless architectures (i.e., macrocellular, small cells, enterprise, Wi-Fi, WiMax, HetNets)
  • Understanding of requirements for mobility in HetNets
  • Understanding various spectrum interference issues & solutions
  • Understanding of RAN management (e.g., SoN, Wi-Fi controller)
  • Understanding of IP networks
  • Understanding of IP mobility and service call continuity
  • Understanding of SDLC and various approaches
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • BS or MS in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering

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.

Sales Director – Telecommunications – US

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/743999679478333-sales-director-us

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Telecommunications

REPORTING TO:  VP of Sales

JOB TITLE(s): Sales Director

Job Description

Our Client is a dynamic, fast-paced, cutting-edge software company that is leading the wireless industry through the shared spectrum revolution. They are disaggregating the wireless networks to allow for new disruptive models for fast, low-cost cloud enabled wireless connectivity solutions. We are taking advantage of the latest cloud services and implementing advanced algorithms to fully automate service creative and delivery. We are looking for leaders who want to revolutionize the way wireless networks are built.

The Role:
The Key Account Executive will help grow and execute the business strategy for high visibility strategic as an individual contributor under Executive Management guidance in a startup environment. Looking for someone to be the Key Account Executive for the fixed wireless operator market across the USA.

Responsibilities:

  • Initiate, cultivate and maintain relationships and ongoing discussions with individuals at all levels across the organization of target customers including C and VP level executives
  • Ensure proper coverage and resourcing for account penetration
  • Create and deliver sales presentations and product demonstrations
  • Maintain a sales pipeline and provide regular updates to senior executives
  • Meet and exceed quota for assigned account
  • Identify and develop new revenue opportunities through new initiatives in existing and new customers in collaboration with sales team
  • Drive go-to-market strategy, sales alignment, route-to-market approach with these key partners
  • Support building revenue and business plans for new initiatives
  • Collect competitive intelligence from the marketplace and work with the marketing, strategy, and product teams to influence product roadmaps and business development initiatives.
  • Participate in relevant industry events to ensure our client’s presence and profile are well represented

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience in sales, account management, product evangelism, business development or related roles
  • Instrumental in helping lead a start-up sales and business development team with measurable success at MSO’s
  • Strong technical background in wireless, telco and cloud industry.
  • Successful experience selling, managing and closing deals, including complex contract negotiations
  • Experience with senior executives and display ability to develop relationships at all levels
  • Proven track record of consistently meeting and exceeding sales objectives and quotas
  • Comfortable working with senior executives and display ability to develop relationships at all levels
  • Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial atmosphere
  • Experience designing go-to-market strategies and implementing go-to-market initiatives with partners

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.

Enterprise Sales Executive – Risk Assessment – SF & Mid-Atlantic

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/743999677510951-enterprise-sales-executive-minneapolis-houston

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Third Party Risk Assessment

REPORTING TO:  VP Sales East

JOB TITLE(s): Enterprise Sales Executive

Job Description

The primary responsibility for Regional Sales Executive is to acquire new customers in the enterprise cyber security and risk management space working from a targeted list of named accounts. Candidates must have a strong track record in penetrating / closing new accounts, planning and managing territory resources, leveraging channel partners and exceeding revenue goals.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience working with enterprise accounts and have a proven track record of exceeding targets. The individual should be able to demonstrate experience in running complex, solution based sales campaigns with large corporations.

Responsibilities:

  • Territory and account planning
  • Networking into accounts
  • Building and maintaining strong business relationships with senior level executives
  • Achieve and exceed revenue targets by acquiring new customers
  • Work closely with field marketing and channel to build pipeline
  • Close deals directly and/or with partners
  • Responsible for accurately updating Salesforce.com
  • Collaborate closely with other team members to ensure alignment and integration of sales and channel strategies, projects and programs for successful implementation and execution

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years work experience in the high technology industry
  • Experience using Salesforce.com to manage the sales cycle and forecast
  • Training in a major sales methodology such as Target Account Selling

Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated ability to identify, present, qualify and close 6-7 figure sales opportunities
  • Demonstrated ability to meet and exceed bookings and revenue targets consistently year over year
  • Excellent verbal and written presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent reputation in the market & region
  • Ability to identify key decision makers and work at the “C” level
  • Ability to work as part of a virtual team with Pre-sales, Implementation Consultants, Channel Managers, Technical Support Engineers, Technical Account Managers, Customer Success and Sales Support/Operations
  • Ability to follow through and meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to handle various tasks; attention to detail

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.

Senior Systems Engineers – Networking – New York

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/743999677515363-senior-systems-engineers-new-york-washington

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Networking

REPORTING TO:  VP of Presales

JOB TITLE(s): Senior Systems Engineer

Job Description

We are seeking Senior Systems Engineers to work with our advanced customers across the globe in this highly technical role. This is a very visible and key position within this rapidly growing company.

Responsibilities:

As a Senior Sales Engineer 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

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 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.

Enterprise Sales Executive – Risk Assessment – MINN/HOU

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/743999677510951-enterprise-sales-executive-minneapolis-houston

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Third Party Risk Assessment

REPORTING TO:  VP Sales East

JOB TITLE(s): Enterprise Sales Executive

Job Description

The primary responsibility for Regional Sales Executive is to acquire new customers in the enterprise cyber security and risk management space working from a targeted list of named accounts. Candidates must have a strong track record in penetrating / closing new accounts, planning and managing territory resources, leveraging channel partners and exceeding revenue goals.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience working with enterprise accounts and have a proven track record of exceeding targets. The individual should be able to demonstrate experience in running complex, solution based sales campaigns with large corporations.

Responsibilities:

  • Territory and account planning
  • Networking into accounts
  • Building and maintaining strong business relationships with senior level executives
  • Achieve and exceed revenue targets by acquiring new customers
  • Work closely with field marketing and channel to build pipeline
  • Close deals directly and/or with partners
  • Responsible for accurately updating Salesforce.com
  • Collaborate closely with other team members to ensure alignment and integration of sales and channel strategies, projects and programs for successful implementation and execution

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years work experience in the high technology industry
  • Experience using Salesforce.com to manage the sales cycle and forecast
  • Training in a major sales methodology such as Target Account Selling

Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated ability to identify, present, qualify and close 6-7 figure sales opportunities
  • Demonstrated ability to meet and exceed bookings and revenue targets consistently year over year
  • Excellent verbal and written presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent reputation in the market & region
  • Ability to identify key decision makers and work at the “C” level
  • Ability to work as part of a virtual team with Pre-sales, Implementation Consultants, Channel Managers, Technical Support Engineers, Technical Account Managers, Customer Success and Sales Support/Operations
  • Ability to follow through and meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to handle various tasks; attention to detail

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.

Business Development Representative – Networking – NY/SD

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/743999677508531-business-development-representative

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Cloud Networking

REPORTING TO: Director of Sales

JOB TITLE(s): Business Development Representative

Job Description

We have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to help build a better Internet. We are working to create a faster, more secure, and more reliable experience for anyone online and given the scale at which we operate, our mission is big. Our team is hard at work shaping the future of the Internet by solving some of its toughest challenges.

About the Team

This is a great opportunity to be an early member of a high performing sales team at a hyper-growth technology company. We are looking for ownership-oriented team members with excellent communication skills and technical curiosity as well as energy and enthusiasm. You will:

  • Create excellent customer experiences
  • Learn customer-centric sales skills
  • Become an expert in my client’s product
  • Help find solutions for customers needs

Qualifications:

As a BDR, you’ll develop new business opportunities from inbound and marketing-generated leads as well as strategic outreach, while identifying target accounts for new outbound sales campaigns. Success in this role will be measured by meeting target quotas related to the number of qualified opportunities, the value of the sales pipeline, and closed business. You’ll report, track, and manage sales activities and results using Salesforce.com while also playing an active role in the creation and iteration of team processes.

Examples of desirable skills, knowledge and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or previous relevant experience as a BDR required
  • Self-motivated; entrepreneurial spirit
  • Knowledge of data center networking technologies
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced dynamic environment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Aptitude to learn technical concepts/terms
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrate excellent 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.