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

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

Talentxfactor, Inc. is considered a global leader in the recruitment of top Sales Engineers, Technical Sales (Pre/Post), Support, Marketing, Product Management and Product Marketing candidates in the Networking space. In the past year, the Lightspeed Recruiting team has delivered top level candidates for the clients considered BEST IN CLASS  including award winners – focusing on Enterprise Networking, Security, SDN/NFV, Virtualization, Archiving, Storage and Mobility solutions worldwide.  Our candidates have repeatedly been the TOP candidates in Sales Achievement, Leadership and Business Excellence. How we do know? Our clients call to Thank Us a Year after placements are made…this is success.

TO APPLY: Resident Engineer 

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

Job Description:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Additional Information

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

Enterprise Account Executive – NorCal

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

Talentxfactor, Inc. is considered a global leader in the recruitment of top Sales Engineers, Technical Sales (Pre/Post), Support, Marketing, Product Management and Product Marketing candidates in the Networking space. In the past year, the Lightspeed Recruiting team has delivered top level candidates for the clients considered BEST IN CLASS  including award winners – focusing on Enterprise Networking, Security, SDN/NFV, Virtualization, Archiving, Storage and Mobility solutions worldwide.  Our candidates have repeatedly been the TOP candidates in Sales Achievement, Leadership and Business Excellence. How we do know? Our clients call to Thank Us a Year after placements are made…this is success.

TO APPLY: Enterprise Account Executive 

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

Job Description:

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

Additional Information

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

Enterprise Account Executive (Kubernetes), West Coast

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

Talentxfactor, Inc. is considered a global leader in the recruitment of top Sales Engineers, Technical Sales (Pre/Post), Support, Marketing, Product Management and Product Marketing candidates in the Networking space. In the past year, the Lightspeed Recruiting team has delivered top level candidates for the clients considered BEST IN CLASS  including award winners – focusing on Enterprise Networking, Security, SDN/NFV, Virtualization, Archiving, Storage and Mobility solutions worldwide.  Our candidates have repeatedly been the TOP candidates in Sales Achievement, Leadership and Business Excellence. How we do know? Our clients call to Thank Us a Year after placements are made…this is success.

TO APPLY: Enterprise Account Executive 

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

Job Description:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Additional Information

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

Sales Engineer – Cloud Networking – Seattle

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/743999694574078-sales-engineer-cloud-networking-seattle

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Cloud Networking

REPORTING TO: Director of Sales Engineering

JOB TITLE(s): Sales Engineer, Virtualization SME, NASP Sales

Job Description

Our client is seeking a seasoned Sales Engineer to perform a strategic subject matter expert role focused on cloud/virtualization visibility for private and public cloud/SDN deployments in carrier environments. This individual contributor must be a team player with a proven track record translating product knowledge into sales. Reporting to the Director of NA Service Provider Sales Engineering, the candidate will be ready to complement/overlay account teams either at the customer premise or remote with highly technical discussions and presentations, solution alignments, on-site installations, post deployment guidance, and strategic follow up with respect to ongoing feature needs and solution refinement. The candidate must have an appreciation of the key challenges facing carriers deploying virtualized solutions in their private clouds/SDNs or migrations to the public cloud. The candidate will be the “go to” technical escalation within the NASP sales team. Leveraging excellent cross-functional project leadership skills and strong and detailed product definition skills will be a must.

The ideal candidate has an excellent foundational understanding of virtualization platforms such as VMware (ESX, NSX) and OpenStack (OVS/Neutron) along with current NFV market dynamics. Working knowledge of public clouds is highly advantageous (AWS, Azure, Google). Equally, the candidate has a strong understanding of physical network visibility next-gen packet broker and tap/aggregation principles. Much of our current business involves networks in a hybrid-like “transition” mode from physical to virtual so it is critical this individual bridge the two worlds.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide SE-level subject matter expertise in the NASP territory for our client’s NFV/SDN and Cloud visibility products. Strong presentation and communication skills either in person (on-site) or remote (WebEx, phone, etc.) are a must.
  • Ready to assist customers in the various stages of planning, installation, and deployment; ability to train (informal) is a significant plus.
  • Collaborate with NFV-focused HQ stakeholders within Product Line Management and Engineering in identifying customer needs and industry trends and translating them into future features and solution sets.
  • Attend formal training as necessary and approved by Director of NASP SEs to solidify and maintain strong NFV knowledge as it relates to carrier environments (i.e. 4G/LTE/CUPS/5G; CDNs; Triple-play delivery, etc.).
  • Assess the competitive landscape to help keep NASP team and HQ abreast of external threats and challenges.
  • As time permits, collaborate with SP-focused HQ peers in the creation of compelling sales enablement and customer-facing assets conveying the our client’s message, including: presentations, white papers, web pages, battle cards, sales playbooks, blogs, press articles and promotions.
  • On occasion, be willing to support and assist account-based SEs with various tasks or projects either related or not to NFV and Cloud. The NASP team is highly collaborative and team oriented so hence the candidate should be prepared to contribute as requested to ensure success (position is paid on team quota).

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in a technical area (Computer Science, Computer Engineering); or equivalent work experience.
  • 8-10 years experience in a Pre-Sales Engineering role in carrier ethernet and/or network monitoring.
  • Solid industry knowledge of IEEE 802.3 Ethernet and TCP/IP Internetworking.
  • Strong working knowledge of virtualization technologies such as VMWare and OpenStack/KVM. LINUX is highly preferred.
  • Effective technical presentation skills with projected material (Powerpoint) or hand drawn whiteboard illustration.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Project management a major plus.
  • Must be self-motivated, intuitive thinker, passionate for knowledge, autonomous worker, highly resourceful individual
  • Comfortable with technical and business English usage (document reading, e-mails, conference calls via WebEx)
  • Travel 30-40% of time within the territory account sites

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.