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Solutions Engineer – DC/SF, Brazil & Germany – Network Monitoring

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: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/LightspeedHumanCapital/743999699197415-solutions-engineer-east-west-network-monitoring

CLIENT INDUSTRY:  Network Monitoring
REPORTING TO: Director of Sales Engineering
TITLE(S): Solutions Engineer
LOCATION(S): USA; Washington DC, San Francisco;
LATAM; Brazil
EU; Germany

Job Description:

Offering a SaaS platform for network traffic analytics derived from flow (netflow, sflow, IPFIX), BGP routing data, and a number of other sources.  Our client goes 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.  Their customers operate the biggest networks in the world:  telcos, international carriers, hosting providers, and online enterprises.

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

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.

D.C. Sales Director – Washington, D.C

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/743999693285377-d-c-sales-director-washington-d-c

Based: Washington, D.C.

Benefits: Competitive sales, stock options, health-plan

Start Date: ASAP

Job Description:

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 DC region.

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.

Sr. Systems Sales Engineer – East Coast (DC, NC, DFW & ATL)

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/743999689556001-sr-sales-engineer-west-coast-east-coast

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:

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:

  • 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.

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.

Senior Systems Engineers – Networking – New York & San Francisco

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.

Sr. Systems Sales Engineer – Multiple Locations East Coast