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Senior Solutions Architect – Cloud Security – San Francisco & 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/743999680985028-senior-solutions-architect-san-francisco-new-york

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Container and Cloud Security

REPORTING TO: VP of Engineering

TITLE: Senior Solutions Architect

Job Description

Our client is looking for a highly skilled and motivated senior solutions engineer in the Bay Area. This is a great chance for the right individual to get into a high-growth project that is core to the container revolution currently taking place in the cloud industry.

Responsibilities: 

  • Lead the technical engagement in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, with the support of the rest of the team. You will be instrumental in ensuring the success of both the customer and client.
  • Assist potential customers with architecture, PoC, and lab trials with the goal of moving those to a successful deployment of our clients’ solutions for network security spanning Calico, Istio and other leading edge technologies.
  • Collect and analyze requirements from the field and assist the CTO and Product Management teams, deriving a set of features or capabilities that would meet those requirements.
  • Provide customers with consulting services utilizing your expertise in Networking, Security and Orchestration, especially relating to Kubernetes and Service Mesh deployment.
  • Become a trusted resource and advocate for your customers. Someone who the customer relies on to give the right answer, not necessarily the most commercially rewarding answer.

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in data center environments. Preferably related to networking, security, orchestration, ‘cloud’ infrastructure, and/or scale-out/big-data environments.
  • Experience as a sales engineer, solutions architect, resident engineer, or consulting engineer, ideally with an open source based product, would be a plus.
  • Experience as an actual operator (architect, SRE, DevOps, NetOps, SecOps, etc.) of microservices deployments would be a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to present on and discuss complex architectures.
  • A deep technical understanding, including hands-on experience, of cloud and container technologies (such as AWS, GCE, Azure, Docker and Kubernetes).
  • Deep understanding of Linux networking fundamentals (especially the IP routing and filtering stack).
  • Ability and desire to code compelling demos in one or more languages.

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, Service Provider – Network Security – Denver

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/743999680979849-sales-engineer-service-provider-denver

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Network Security/Cloud Security

REPORTING TO: Senior Manager of Sales Engineering

TITLE: Sales Engineer

Job Description

NA Service Provider sales team is seeking a sales engineering professional with industry-leading skills and experience to provide direct daily on-site expert solution and technical consultation at our Major Client’s Denver, CO headquarters.

This position is the technical complement working in close conjunction with the Regional Sales Director, NA SP (RSD). Together they oversee the overarching strategy in preserving present and future revenue and product satisfaction. This is an individual contributor role with accountability into multiple functional groups. It reports to the Sr. Manager of Sales Engineering, North America Service Providers. Candidate is ideally local to the Denver, CO area and willing to travel up to 30% (mainly to HQ in Santa Clara, CA).

Core Responsibilities: 

  • Serve as our Major Account’s primary “go-to” technical trusted advisor. MUST take immediate proactive, aggressive ownership of all network solutions, designs, and proposals that match the strengths of our products to the needs of our Major Client. Solutions should jointly address both their technical and business objectives as well as future growth. Candidate must demonstrate command of timelines, dependencies, and key factors for success in every facet of solution delivery.
  • Develop or adapt existing test plans to validate proposed designs and features. Experience utilizing a laboratory environment is highly desired, i.e. using traffic generation tools (Ixia, Spirent) and packet capture tools (Wireshark). Candidate must also collaborate with Engineering System Test and Quality Assurance teams at HQ. THIS IS A CRITICAL

Component of the Role: 

  • Collaborate extensively with cross-functional groups (outside of Sales) dedicated to Client’s success. This includes the CTO office and its associated Fellows, Product Line Management (PLM), Principal SEs, Customer Success Managers, Resident Engineers, and Support Engineers. Serve as a central arm in terms of driving technical success.
  • Collaborate with CTO office, PLM, and Engineering to develop features and solutions as required to meet our Client’s needs both present and future. Anticipate our Client’s needs by applying industry knowledge with an entrepreneurial spirit. Candidate must demonstrate a track record of technical creativity and thought leadership with respect to solution development and problem solving.
  • Strong ability to produce design and Method of Procedure documentation (Visio, Word, customer provided tooling). SE must clearly describe a proposed network solution in enough detail so that our Client understands both the technical and business benefits. Prospective candidate must provide samples of former design and MOP materials.
  • Coordinate with support and resident engineers for trouble ticket resolution as needed.
  • Manage critical administrative tasks:
    o Customer feature requests o Perform periodic “bug scrub” research (as releases become available)
    o Oversee topology design discussions
  • Perform in-depth and technical presentations as needed. Must possess highly persuasive speaking skills with conviction.
  • Provide mentorship/guidance to our Client’s staff in terms of technical training, education, or use case configuration.
  • Obtain technical training as needed to maintain technical impact

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in a technical area (CS/EE); or equivalent work experience.
  • 10+ years experience in a Pre-Sales or Consulting Engineer role in a mobile telecommunications environment.
  • Expert knowledge of TCP/IP, Ethernet, LTE/4G, 3G, VoLTE, IMS, and SIP/RTP as it relates to mobile technology.
  • Working knowledge of current virtualization technology landscape. Openstack/KVM/OVS is highly desirable.
  • Efficient project and time management skills.
  • Highly effective technical presentation skills a must.
  • Comfortable with technical and business English usage and tools (document reading, e-mails, conference calls, WebEx, Powerpoint, Word).
  • Excellent command of English language, both spoken and written.
  • Fast learner; quick to understand; ability to capture complex concepts with expediency
  • Must be resourceful and willing to take leadership role if necessary to drive resolution.
  • MUST work autonomously; resourceful; self-motivated problem solver
  • Willing to contribute / participate on specific projects, scheduled tasks, or unforeseen trouble issues outside of normal business hours to provide subject matter expertise.

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.

Solutions Engineer – Container Security – SF

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/743999680976182-solutions-engineer-west-coast

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Container and Cloud Security

REPORTING TO: VP of Sales

TITLE: Solutions Engineer

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced solutions engineering leader to play an integral role in the success of the sales and engineering teams. This position reports to the VP of Sales and will help lead technical sales efforts.

Responsibilities: 

  • Own the technical relationship with customers, including managing product and solution briefings, proof-of-concept work, and coordination with the engineering and product management groups.
  • Work hands-on with customers to demonstrate and prototype our client’s product integrations in customer/partner environments.
  • Recommend integration strategies required to successfully implement a complete solution using our clients products.
  • Provide product descriptions and content for proposals in response to RFPs & RFIs.
  • Travel to client sites throughout assigned region.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of working experience in a technical role
  • 3+ years of experience as a customer, vendor, or channel partner Solutions Engineer, Sales Engineer or Solutions Architect
  • Deep understanding of at least one of the following areas: security, containers, microservices
  • Experience and skill sets in areas such as large scale web application architectures and agile software development lifecycle.
  • Experience selling, demonstrating, installing, and troubleshooting security solutions
  • Practical knowledge of systems installation, configuration, and administration of UNIX/Linux systems and virtual environments (e.g. Google Cloud, AWS, MS Azure, VMWare etc.)
  • Familiarity with application monitoring platforms and telemetry tools.
  • Familiarity with scripting using Python or equivalent languages.
  • Familiarity with enterprise software platforms like RedHat OpenShift or Pivotal CloudFoundry

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.

Field Systems Engineer – Network Monitoring – SF

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/743999678849909-field-systems-engineer

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Intent Based Networking, Cyber Security, Predictive Analysis

REPORTING TO: VP WW Field Operations

TITLE: Field Systems Engineer

Job Description

Looking for Field Systems Engineers to provide pre-sales technical expertise to our client’s customers and partners.

•    Perform consultative and hands-on work with customers during pre-sales product evaluations and post-sales deployments.
•    Perform tests to validate customer proof-of-concept setups, network designs, and network deployments using new products and features.
•    Document design guidelines and recommend improvements to customers for the networks they support.
•    Provide feedback to product management and engineering for improving features, functionality, and usage that can result in increased sales.
•    Gain expertise in new technology trends in the networking industry, especially related to network reliability, analytics and security.
•    Keep up-to-date on competitive solutions, products, and services.
•    Author whitepapers on technology and products.
•    Produce and deliver customer facing presentations and demos for targeted opportunities.

Qualifications:

•    Experience on Cisco, Juniper, or equivalent routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, etc.
•    Hands-on experience with hardware and software configuration and troubleshooting of enterprise-class networks in LAN/WAN and data centers.
•    Proficient in networking protocols: TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, MPLS, Multicast, Layer 2 switching, QoS, etc.
•    Expert understanding of data networking concepts, protocols, products, and architectures.
•    Knowledge of scripting languages (Python, Perl, etc.), data interchange formats (JSON, XML, etc.).
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate product architectures, design proposals and negotiate options at senior management levels.
•    Strong analytical, problem-solving, and debugging skills.
•    Ability to work in virtual teams under time pressure, with excellent project management, documentation and 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.

New York – Sr. Sales Engineer – Network 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: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/Lightspeedhcm/743999674593297-new-york-sr-solutions-architect

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Network Security

REPORTING TO:  SE Director

JOB TITLE(s): Senior Product Manager

Job Description

Our client is seeking a high-energy, experienced Security Solutions Architect. This individual will interface between business and technology and play a critical role in accelerating sales.

  • Lead presentations, demonstrations and conversations with senior business & technical audiences within major enterprise accounts, as well as channel partners.
  • Take ownership of the PoC and deployment process:
  • Understand customer objectives and organize PoC tests and findings accordingly
  • Coordinate logistics across all stakeholders
  • Prioritize and execute project in a methodical and disciplined manner
  • Provide 1st-level technical support throughout the sales cycle
  • Remain organized and focused on removing sales obstacles through creativity and adaptation
  • Position our client against competitive offerings, and respond to customer RFPs and RFIs
  • Develop relationships with key partners for growth within their customer base
  • Train and mentor partner technical staff on correctly positioning our solutions to prospective customers and managing deployments
  • Improve or develop technical documentation to enable customers and partners
  • Assist prospects with initial configuration and orientation
  • Provide field feedback to Product Management, Sales, Support, Engineering and Marketing teams

Qualification

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5+ years of Solutions Architect or Sales Engineer (SE) experience
  • Minimum of 3+ years Security experience
  • Must have good knowledge of exploitation tools and methodologies, notable security solutions and techniques
  • Security specific professional certifications, such as CISSP, CISM, CEH and others desirable
  • Applicable vendor-specific certifications in the security space.

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.

SF – Presales – Principle Security Architect

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/743999671954307-sf-presales-principle-security-architect

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Networking

JOB TITLE(s):  Director of Pre-sales Engineering

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Principle Security Architect to support our security solutions.  As a Principle Architect you will be the expert in leading the presales teams including their partners.  You will be a part of a dynamic team focused on delivering best of breed visibility solutions to enterprise and service provider customers. This hire will be based on Metropolitan areas or a suitable remote location in the Eastern US.

  • Provide technical Sales support.
  • Performs specialized systems engineering role as an overlay supporting the eastern region.
  • Performs in-depth and technical presentations on security and other emerging technologies for customers, partners, and training events.
  • Architects complex security solutions with top worldwide customers.
  • Responsible for assisting local teams with complex and strategic proof of concepts and product evaluations.
  • Provides mentorship/guidance on emerging technologies and competitive trends to key customers, partners, and field sales teams.
  • Ability to travel up to 75%+ for customer meetings and to lead complex POCs.
  • Communication liaison between Field and Corporate on technical issues.
  • Complex pre-sales technical support.
  • Security specific RFI/P & Bid Support.
  • Interface with Engineering and Product management team to bring Field’s requirements

Qualification

  • Bachelor Degree in a technical area (Computer Science, Computer Engineering); or equivalent work experience.
  • 8-10 years of experience in a Pre-Sales role in security or cryptography
  • 15 years of industry experience.
  • Thorough understanding of cyber security and cryptography
  • Fundamental understanding of network protocols
  • Ability to provide expert level knowledge of tools and technologies for enterprise security
  • Proven ability and understanding of the components that comprise a successful information security program
  • Effective technical presentation and excellent communication skills.
  • Industry recognized certifications preferred
  • US Federal Experience – Desired
  • Security Clearance – Desired

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 – Presales – Solutions Architect

 

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/743999670162510-nyc-presales-solutions-architect

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Container/DevOps

COMPETITORS:  Cisco

FUNDING:  $10M

REPORTING TO:  VP Presales

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Pre-Sales Solution Architect to support technical teams at enterprise accounts across financial services, media, retail, government and service provider sectors to trial our product/run PoCs. The pre-sales solution architect will identify and resolve any issues or feature gaps, take the engagement from concept to solution adoption into production, become a reference customer, and grow adoption and deployments within accounts.

•    Identify key technical contacts to target
•    Explain the solution to potential enterprise customers
•    Identify and assisting developers and architects to create innovative designs for different use cases
•    Drive the POC process, capturing customer feedback, documenting requirements, communicating priorities internally
•    Advocate the solution within a customer’s organization to overcome technical objections
•    Create high quality customer facing solution design proposals and documentation to win business
•    Champion the product and the technical relationship to deliver growth.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

To be successful in this role you will need to have a deep technical background in Linux and design and technical experience of Docker and Kubernetes, strong organizational and planning skills, be a solid team player, possess strong verbal and written communications for technical content, and demonstrate an extreme sense of urgency.

Preferred Experience:

•    Hands-on experience with Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, and Mesosphere
•    Automation, open-source databases, cloud storage and cloud providers (AWS, Google, MS Azure)
•    Knowledge of other software defined storage products like Ceph, Gluster, etc
•    A broad awareness of infrastructure is also desirable for this role.
•    Software and/or SAAS technical presales experience
•    Knowledge and relationships in the app dev space will accelerate your sales process significantly
•    Startup experience – a willingness to get stuck in
•    Great communication skills – being the technical authority

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.

Denver – 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/wirelessxfactor/743999669754290-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.

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.

Chicago – Network Sales Engineer 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 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/743999669281795-chicago-network-sales-engineer

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

COMPETITORS:  Cisco, Juniper, Huawei, Talari Networks, Viptela, Big Band Networks, Nuage etc.

FUNDING: Series B Funding – 40M+

REPORTING TO:  VP Sales Engineering

JOB TITLE(s): Presales Network Engineer

Job Description

Representing the technical solution of our SD-WAN client is the primary responsibility of the Systems Engineer. With an advance in technology and representing a solid solution for the networking industry – our client is making the way enterprise handles networking cutting edge. Our client is looking for a passionate, entrepreneurial, and technically savvy sales engineer to help our customers and partners evaluate, adopt and expand the use of their networking product.

Job responsibilities:

  • Provide pre-sales technical support and technical expertise to our customers and partners
  • Perform hands-on work with customers during product evaluations and post-sales
  • Perform hands-on tests to validate customer proof-of-concept setups, network designs, and network deployments using new products and feature
  • Integrate Products into existing management, monitoring, and provisioning frameworks
  • Create design guidelines and recommend improvements to customers for the networks they support
  • Provide feedback to product management and engineering
  • Keep up-to-date on competitive solutions, products, and services
  • Author whitepapers, knowledge base articles, and other customer/partner facing content

Qualifications

  • Expert knowledge in the following areas: Ethernet, Layer2 (RSTP/MSTP, VLAN/VXLANs etc.), Layer3 (IP Routing, OSPF, BGP, etc.), and networking management
  • Expertise in Advanced Routing Protocols and Technologies
  • Carrier Class Routers and Technologies
  • 6-8 years  in architecting and/or managing large-scale WAN data-center networking solutions
  • Experience with BGP, RSVP, MPLS, ISIS and/or OSPF
  • Experience and knowledge of BGP and Internet Routing Policies
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP (both IPv4/IPv6)
  • Extensive knowledge of both Cisco IOS/IOS-XR and JUNOS
  • Advanced Network Certifications
  • Ability to script using PERL/Python/Shell a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of competitive products, solutions, and services

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.