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Global Solutions Architect (Post Sales) – USA – Network and Security

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:  Global Solutions Architect

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Network and Security
JOB TITLE(s): Global Solutions Architect
REPORTS TO:VP of Products and Solutions

Job Description:

You will work as part of a cross-functional team across product management, sales, marketing and engineering to ensure that our clients’ offerings are successful in a wide variety of customer engagements. You must be a technical expert, as well as have the ability to clearly articulate their technical differentiators. Since they provide 100% SaaS-based services, you will work with product management and solution architect counterparts to continually improve our clients’ products and their customers’ ability to leverage them.

Responsibilities:

  • Create design guides, troubleshooting guides, evaluation guides, application notes, technical white papers, presentations, videos and demonstrations
  • Own and maintain a demonstration environment for our SaaS services and use case solutions
  • Support sales and marketing efforts as required
  • Support product launch activities and assist with trade shows, conferences and technical sales training or channel partner training activities
  • Respond to customer or field inquiries, assist with technical RFPs and work with a cross-functional team of PMs, SEs, engineers as required
  • Serve as a key member of the competitive team for market and competitive analysis
Qualifications:
  • 8+ years of experience in technical marketing for enterprise infrastructure software (expertise in enterprise cloud services strongly preferred)
  • Experience with customers is a must
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business/Marketing
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written, graphic and verbal formats
  • Software development or scripting capabilities required
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and possessing a high level of integrity
  • Team player that works well in collaborative situations and start-up environments
  • Strong customer- and sales team-facing skills, with the ability to collaborate and create partnerships both internally and externally
  • Willing to travel as needed (when conditions permit)

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 Engineer – North East – API Security

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: Solutions Engineer

CLIENT INDUSTRY:   Security

REPORTING TO:  VP Sales

JOB TITLE(s): Senior Sales Engineer

Job Description:

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

What will you do?

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

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

Qualifications:

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

Additional Information

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

New England Sales Director – Boston

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/743999693285717-new-england-sales-director-boston

Based: Boston

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 in the New England region.

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.

Enterprise Account Executive – Chicago & Boston

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/743999683774281-enterprise-account-executive-chicago

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Networking

REPORTING TO:  Enterprise Account Executive

JOB TITLE(s): VP Sales

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Director of Regional Sales-West responsible for exceeding sales goals in the Central & North East 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Prospect for new business with new customers to rapidly expand given territory.
  • Generate a high volume of new opportunities to deliver predictable business.
  • Diligently manage pipeline, leading to accurate forecasting.\Manage all aspects of the sales cycle.
  • Achieve QoQ growth in your territory.
  • Work collaboratively with SDR and marketing teams to build demand gen programs that generate net new pipeline for your territory.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of competitors and industry trends.
  • Travel is a requirement and you must be able to travel on short notice.

Qualifications:

  • Northwest-based, SF bay area is ideal
  • Experienced senior salesperson with a minimum of 8-years experience in the networking, monitoring, and/or security fields selling to technical buyers.
  • Technical background (IP Networking, SaaS, Network Management/Forensics).
  • Experience managing a large territory and quickly prioritizing prospects to meet your number.
  • Proven track record. (Service Provider experience is highly favorable.)
  • Experience closing deals up to $1M or more in TCV on a recurring revenue basis and an expert at working a robust funnel.
  • Strong pipeline management skills and forecasting of territory performance.
  • Ability to position new technology, present to both technical practitioners and C-level executives, and map strong product functionality to business value.
  • Bullish about new technology, technically curious, and has the desire and mentality to be a part of a dynamic and fast-paced startup.
  • Aptitude running complex enterprise sales motions.
  • Driven by recognition, both monetary and performance-based.
  • Exceptional listening and consultative probing skills.
  • Strong references from colleagues, superiors, and customers.
  • Self-starter.

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.