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Sales Engineer – East – Network Visibility

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/743999676061357-sales-engineer-east

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Network Visibility Securtiy

REPORTING TO: Director of Sales Engineering

JOB TITLE(s): Sales Engineer

Job Description

Our client offers a SaaS platform for network traffic analytics derived from flow (netflow, sflow, IPFIX), BGP routing data, and a number of other sources.  We go way beyond what appliances and software-on-server solutions are capable of in terms of scale, query speed, data granularity, and flexibility.  Detect and rapidly drill down to root cause on outages, performance issues, DDoS attacks across global, terabit-scale infrastructure.  Our customers operate the biggest networks in the world:  telcos, international carriers, hosting providers, and online enterprises like Pandora, Box, Yelp, Spotify, Neustar, and Cisco / OpenDNS.  Founded in 2014 by leaders in networking and big data.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all technical aspects of sales process including product demonstration, proof of concept, customer on-boarding, feature requests, and on-site training
  • Respond to RFIs, RFPs, and RFQs
  • Assist in development of new product marketing materials to help close sales opportunities
  • Champion of listening to customer needs and wants, and channeling product feedback and feature requests to engineering organization
  • Work in tandem with Customer Success on post-sales check-ins with customers to maintain high customer success rates, share new features and product roadmap, and help customers integrate with their own in-house tools and systems
  • Work in tandem with account executives to meet or exceed monthly, quarterly, and annual booking objectives
  • Attend trade shows, conferences, and meet-ups
  • Travel to customers in designated territory

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a hi-tech sales/solutions engineering OR systems/network engineering role
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to conduct technical conversations with prospects ranging from staff level engineers and architects to senior executives
  • Experience managing Cisco/Juniper routers and your own Linux servers
  • Strong understanding of routing, switching, BGP and MPLS
  • Programming proficiency in perl and bash
  • Willingness to travel as needed
  • Basic database and/or SQL experience
  • Understanding of DDoS attacks and basic mitigation methods
  • Bonus Points:
    • Previous work experience selling to network and systems engineers and architects
    • Background or product interest in security, performance, monitoring, and/or infrastructure space
    • Programming proficiency in python, C, and/or Go
    • Familiarity with open source technologies such as SiLK, pmacct, and nfsend
    • Experience dealing with big data systems such as hadoop/mapreduce, time series data (e.g., opentsdb) and NoSQL databases
    • Been an early member of a sales team at a hypergrowth startup

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.

Chicago – Senior Sales Executive – SD WAN

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, Technical Sales (Pre/Post), Support, Marketing, Product Management and Product Marketing candidates in the Data Center Technology 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 Virtualization and Cloud technologies.  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:

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

REPORTING TO:  VP of Enterprise Sales

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Director of Regional Sales-West responsible for exceeding sales goals in the central areas of the US.  You will recruit and lead a regional sales team of individual contributors and be responsible for identifying, developing, and retaining sales professionals that hit or exceed their quotas. You should be familiar with selling enterprise networking solutions and/or enterprise software in this region.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recruit, coach, mentor, manage, and lead a world class team of sales professionals to achieve sales targets. This includes closing new business and expanding upon existing customer base
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the Sales Engineering team
  • Establish and maintain key regional customer relationships and develop and implement strategies for expanding the company’s customer base
  • Team with channel leadership team to develop and execute programs with channels to drive incremental revenue
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of competitive sales strategies
  • Sell into multiple levels of an organization as well as close six and seven-figure deals
  • Lead your team to put net new opportunities into the sales pipeline, move opportunities thru the sales process, accurately forecast, and close new business

Qualification

  • Strong knowledge of new and current technologies and trends specifically in the networking arena
  • Outstanding consultative selling skills and ability to clearly and effectively articulate the company’s value proposition
  • Strong industry contacts in the prospective customer and influencer communities as well as the channel partner community
  • Ensure that the state of the your area’s sales activity is accurately reflected in SFDC
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with ability to conduct sales presentations and interact effectively with internal and external customers at executive levels
  • Travel throughout the region and to corporate as needed
  • BA/BS degree required or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience selling networking solutions and/or enterprise software
  • Experience working with high profile Western US customers

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.

Dallas – Senior Systems Sales 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/743999669748970-sr-systems-sales-engineer

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Education & Experience:

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.

Ohio Valley – Security 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/LightspeedHumanCapital/743999668873756-ohio-valley-security-sales-director-iot-security

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Endpoint, IoT Security

COMPETITORS:  SIEM, AI, Endpoint and others but our client is a market leader in IoT security

REPORTING TO:  VP WW Sales

JOB TITLE(s): Ohio Valley Sales Director

Job Description

Working with one of the leading endpoint & IoT security providers in the market you will work as a Regional Sales Director – Ohio Valley and join a rapidly growing regional sales team focused on maintaining & developing key accounts in & around Mid Atlantic Region. You will work to solution sell at an enterprise level into existing key accounts and generate & cultivate new leads to ensure a continuous pipeline of prospects.

Those applying should have extensive experience selling Security product solutions and a track record of successful sales at an enterprise level within mid-to-large scale organizations. You should be experienced in building out a regional territory, associated relationships with clients, sourcing leads, selling/ closing $1M+ sales quotas and working alongside channel account managers and marketing teams to ensure a holistic sales strategy is executed.

Experience with cyber/ security software solution sales is highly preferred but if you are able to show relevant SaaS solution sales into enterprise clients and a track record of exceeding sales quotas this is open to alternative industries. In particular, experience in cyber solutions such as endpoint security, network security, MDS, threat response, cyber hygiene, security optimization is ideal. As well consideration for candidates selling IoT to Enterprise

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work within one of the fastest growth cybersecurity solutions providers in the market who have year-on-year increased performance and are cash flow positive.

Qualifications

  • Developing a strategic sales plan, which includes proactively developing account plans, as well as maximize the territory opportunities through new account acquisition and existing customer revenue growth.
  • Utilizing marketing resources to create and manage a high-volume sales pipeline through successful execution of the sales plans
  • Record customer development activities within our CRM to ensure forecast accuracy and planning
  • Articulate our client’s value proposition to C-Level executives and corporate decision makers
  • Manage and drive contract negotiations to guarantee customer satisfaction and adoption of our client’s technology
  • Work within integrated partnerships with sales engineers to ensure consultative engagement with prospects and customers
  • Negotiating contracts and or renewals that maximize customer usage and satisfaction.

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 Executive – IT Analytics

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 APPLYhttps://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/wirelessxfactor/743999665271039-nyc-account-executive

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Business Intelligence

FUNDING:  $60M

REPORTING TO:  VP World Wide Sales

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.

Responsibilities:

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.

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.

Sr. Systems Sales Engineer – Multiple Locations East Coast

Systems Engineer – Santa Clara – SDN WAN

New York – Senior Systems Sales Engineer

TO APPLY: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/wirelessxfactor/743999668506728-sr-systems-sales-engineer

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: SDDC, Cloud, Intent-based Networking

COMPETITORS:  Cisco, Juniper, Arista

REPORTING TO:  VP WW Sales

JOB TITLE(s): Sr. Systems Sales Engineer

Job Description

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

Responsibilities:

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

Education & Experience:

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.

East Coast – Senior Systems Sales Engineer

TO APPLY: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/LightspeedHumanCapital/743999668510970-sr-systems-sales-engineer

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: SDDC, Cloud, Intent-based Networking

COMPETITORS:  Cisco, Juniper, Arista

REPORTING TO:  VP WW Sales

JOB TITLE(s): Sr. Systems Sales Engineer

Job Description

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

Responsibilities:

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

Education & Experience:

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.

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.