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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.

Regional Sales Director – Bay Area – 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: Regional Sales Director 

CLIENT INDUSTRY: API Security

JOB TITLE(s): Regional Sales Director

Job Description:

This role requires a seasoned security software sales professional, who is results-oriented, proactive, confident under pressure, and has demonstrated skills in solution sales. Strong leadership skills, strategic planning, excellent communication, virtual-team engagement, time management, pursuit planning, negotiation skills and presentation skills are essential.

Qualifications:

  • The candidate must be confident and capable of delivering readiness to sales audiences and be able to represent the Cyber-security solution as well as be able to speak as a subject matter expert (SME) at industry or customer events.
  • Creating & executing a business plan to ensure your services & product revenue, and unit goals are achieved including developing a healthy pipeline of qualified opportunities.
  • This role requires strong virtual team influence and integration skills, working with the account team, Marketing and Product teams to drive demand generation.
  • The successful candidate must possess strategic thinking, communication/presentation skills and organizational agility to guide customers.
  • An in-depth knowledge of the sales motions that lead to successful deal pursuits combined with a demonstrated track record of closing large enterprise deals and exceeding annual quota targets is vital.
  • The successful candidate must have proven experience in driving complex, competitive solution sales scenarios, working in a matrix environment, and leading opportunities to closure. Candidates must be comfortable shaping the solution vision with your clients.
  • Candidates must be able to build trusted relationships, to understand customer business strategies, to present business value & return on investment (ROI) while being able to demonstrate the value and impact of the Secful solution.
  • Broad industry knowledge is required along with a deep understanding of the security technologies.

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.

Federal Sales Representative (Navy & Army) – Washington D.C.

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/Lightspeedhcm/743999703911080-federal-sales-representative-navy-army-washington-d-c-

CLIENT INDUSTRY:  Cloud Security
REPORTING TO: VP Sales
TITLE(S): Federal Sales Representative

Job Description:

Within the Federal market, our client has made outstanding progress over a short period of time and are already one of a very few organizations whose technology is actually mandated as part of the DoD’s DevSecOps reference design. The opportunity that they have is unique, and are looking to fill key Sales roles within their Federal business unit to continue to drive this growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Finding, developing and closing sales opportunities through a structured sales process
  • Establishing productive, professional relationships with key personnel in assigned agencies
  • Creating and executing targeted account plans in concert with partner managers and pre-sales
  • Working with channel and alliance partners to increase opportunity size and expedite closure on assigned agencies
  • Regularly engage onsite at client facilities
  • Demonstrating your understanding of Federal procurement cycles and aligning accounts plans and resources appropriately
  • Build and maintain detailed knowledge of our clients’ value proposition, our competitors and the wider eco-system
  • Exemplify professionalism and work to become a trusted advisor to customers and partners

Qualifications:

  • Experience (3+ years) at selling enterprise software solutions into the Federal markets
  • A successful track record of building and executing account plans in order to meet financial targets
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to structure and lead conversations at both a technical and business level
  • A great sense of humor and someone who can enhance our company culture built around ‘openness, accountability and kindness.’
  • Track record of working with strategic and channel partners to fulfill customer requirements
  • The ability to work on one’s own initiative a get things done

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.

SF Bay – Demand Gen Leader – 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: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/wirelessxfactor/743999696046765-sf-bay-demand-gen-leader-api-security

CLIENT INDUSTRY:  API Security
REPORTING TO: COO
TITLE(S): Demand Gen Leader

Job Description:

As leader of the demand generation team, you will define the best outreach channels, message and cadence that result in high quality prospects. You will partner closely with sales to ensure the early interest is converted through effectively, with the highest possible revenue impact.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Demand team and strategy to ensure the highest level of performance and results
  • Partner closely with Sales to develop an account-based marketing (ABM) program and optimize for revenue delivery
  • Identify and drive effective integrated campaigns leveraging compelling, persona-based content and effective testing strategies for campaigns
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive digital marketing program that integrates best practices on SEO, SEM, retargeting, social media, etc.
  • Own 3rd-party programs and establish strong partnerships for content syndication, online traffic and webinar opportunities
  • Partner with other teams to build content strategy and campaigns to tell our brand story
  • Plan, execute and measure various campaign and tests (A/B, multivariate) to optimize the customer journey funnel from social conversation through to sales conversion. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in Business or Marketing is a plus
  • 3+ years’ experience in B2B marketing, demand generation and/or marketing operations, preferably at SaaS or technology companies
  • Experience developing a demand generation strategy required
  • Must have demonstrated sound fiscal practices managing budgets, hitting monthly goals and spend, revenue and key performance metrics
  • Event marketing experience a plus
  • Team oriented with the ability to collaborate, build relationships, and drive results across teams and at all levels of an organization
  • Excellent communication skills – both spoken and written
  • Strong planning and organizational skills with ability to multi-task, set measurable objectives, manage defined timelines and budgets
  • Enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment; typical in an early stage startup

Additional Information

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

Santa Clara, CA – Marketing Demand Gen Manager – IoT 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/wirelessxfactor/743999696042997-santa-clara-ca-marketing-demand-gen-manager-iot-security

CLIENT INDUSTRY:  IoT Security
REPORTING TO: Head of Marketing
TITLE(S): Marketing Demand Gen Manager

Job Description:

Looking for a peerless Demand Generation Marketing Specialist to help build demand generation programs that immediately build sales pipeline. This position will report to the Head of Marketing and will be responsible for creating unique lead generation campaigns including email marketing, social media, SEM, webinars, events and content marketing to drive qualified pipeline. This role will work closely with marketing, sales and product teams to develop necessary content and resources to ensure prospect and customer engagement. This role will also partner with sales development to ensure leads are properly entered, processed and addressed. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter passionate about helping us create and grow a kick ass demand generation engine.

Keys to Success:

  • Proven marketing and lead generation experience in software, security and/or networking.
  • Experienced in online marketing and a familiarity with outbound digital tactics, including content marketing, email marketing, and paid search and social.
  • A self-starter who can organize a collaborative effort, deliver on aggressive promises, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Be a data nerd, driving programs based on quantifiable results.
  • A stubborn desire to explore new approaches, and the courage to actually execute on them.
  • Amazing attention to detail. 

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Create and execute lead and demand generation campaigns to grow sales, in close collaboration with Sales and Marketing leadership.
  • Research and utilize new and unique channels to achieve aggressive goal of driving pipeline.
  • Will be measured on significantly increasing MQLs, improving conversion to SQL, and achieving critical mass of live demos for territory sales teams.
  • Work with individual Account and Channel Managers to regionalize campaigns to increase face-to-face interactions.
  • Analyze outcomes, provide insights and present on results.
  • Develop and execute an integrated demand generation plan which includes email, nurture programs, webinars, events and joint partners initiatives.
  • Increase top of funnel leads, monitor and improve lead scoring models and create impactful nurture programs to improve conversion rates and overall lead quality.
  • Define KPIs for a variety of campaigns, measure pipeline generation and contribution.
  • Identify research, recommend and implement new marketing opportunities.
  • Identify industry award programs and submit nomination forms.
  • Be engaged with the sales team on feedback of campaigns, success of programs and closing the communication loop.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years marketing or sales experience, ideally in a software, security and/or networking technology company.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in marketing, business or communications.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and details simultaneously.
  • Passion for all things demand generation and lead acquisition.
  • High energy level.
  • Comfortable in learning new technology.
  • Proficient with MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SalesForce and Pardot.

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 – Security – 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/Lightspeedhcm/743999686552910-sales-engineer-security-san-francisco

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Security

REPORTING TO:  VP of Engineering

JOB TITLE(s): Sales Engineer

Job Description

Our client is seeking an individual that will provide technical support to the sales team, interface with customers, assist the sales team in designing security systems and quotes, and perform site surveys/audits for clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Design security systems
  • Provide solution designs to fulfill customer requirements
  • Prepare comprehensive bill of materials and quotes
  • Respond to RFP’s & bids
  • Work with Project Managers/Operations Team Members in the execution of designed security solutions
  • Work with sales team members to educate customers on the various security products available
  • Prepare required project documentation (floorplans, scope of work, assumptions, etc…)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Information and Computer Technology, Networking, IT Security from an accredited university
  • Industry certifications are a plus: CCNA, MCSE, CEH, Security+, A+, Network+
  • Strong background in IT fundamentals: Experience with VLANs, TCP/IP, DNS, NAT devices, DHCP servers, and software systems; No experience with products related to physical security, cloud-based video necessary
  • Outstanding English written and verbal communication skills in order to clearly and efficiently articulate technical matters with customers and partners
  • Genuine excitement for software + hardware products and can speak comfortably about how they work
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently
  • Excellent account management, follow-through, and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills that will directly impact speed and quality of response to customers and partners
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Entrepreneurial and positive attitude with a strong desire to learn
  • Willing to continue education in the various security products on the market
  • Ability to think “outside the box” and come up with designs to suit a client’s needs

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.

Customer Success Engineer – Vancouver, Canada

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/743999686326839-customer-success-engineer-vancouver

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Security

REPORTING TO: Customer Success Manager

JOB TITLE(s): Customer Success Engineer

Job Description

Our client has an amazing product, an enthusiastic and happy user base, and is rapidly adding large global enterprise customers. They are seeking to build a world-class Customer Success team and are looking for technical rock stars with a passion for customer service. In your role as a Customer Success Engineer, you will engage with users early in their adoption cycle, ensuring their solutions are built for success, supporting implementation from concept through production, and both following and continually enhancing processes to ensure consistent repeatable excellence across the entire customer base. You will help educate our customers, deploy our solution to meet their business objectives, guide them towards implementation of best practices and provide technical support.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Ensure success of your assigned customers’ deployments – enable them to maximize the value they get from their relationship with our client
  • Develop and deliver technical training
  • Build a multi-media knowledge base for our customers to help accelerate learning and self-enablement
  • First-line responsibility for your own set of customers, including answering customer’s technical questions, detailed problem diagnosis, and liaising with engineering for resolution of any product issues
  • Work with product management to help align our product roadmap with the needs of our customers
  • Manage your own time to balance urgent priorities and important long-term tasks, to meet or exceed committed SLAs while ensuring the customer’s success in meeting their deployment objectives
  • Maintain systems and processes to ensure consistent delivery across all customers
  • Participation in on-call 24×7 support schedule and be the escalation point of contact for your assigned customers
  • Communicate with customers to establish clear shared objectives and expectations, including managing the quarterly business review process (scheduling, agenda, collating actions, managing follow-up)

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience with direct operational responsibility for complex software systems (e.g. as a site reliability engineer), or in a customer-facing role working with enterprise customers who were implementing complex software solutions (i.e. you were managing systems for / providing support to highly technical users, not desktop / IT helpdesk)
  • Solid current technical skills & knowledge – you will be able to check off most (if not all) the following:
  • Linux fundamentals and system administration
  • IP networking
  • Private and public VM environments (e.g. OpenStack, AWS, Azure, GCE)
  • Software development/operations (DevOps) experience
  • Network and systems security / SecOps
  • Container environments including orchestration (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering/Information Technology or related
  • Analytical and process-oriented mindset
  • Passionate about customer success
  • Demonstrated desire for continuous learning and improvement
  • Enthusiastic and creative problem solver, with the ability to inspire others
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in an early-stage startup environment
  • Location: Anywhere in the United States
  • Willingness to travel (mostly nationally, occasional international) as required (total travel <25%).

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.

Account Executive – Cloud Security – 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/743999683770339-account-executive-new-york

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Container and Cloud Security

REPORTING TO: VP of Sales

TITLE: Account Executive

Job Description

As the Sales Executive you will have the exciting opportunity to help drive the growth and shape the future of an emerging technology. The successful candidate will demonstrate a history of sales excellence through impressive pipeline growth, outbound prospecting, ruthless qualification, innovation and consistent hard work.

Responsibilities:

  • Work on incoming leads, qualify opportunities & build a pipeline
  • Identify stakeholders, map out decision making process & build account plans
  • Leverage resources to effectively execute account plan
  • Actively manage and nurture your pipeline
  • Provide feedback to product & marketing teams
  • Blow past your sales targets and have fun doing it

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years as an Enterprise Software Sales rep
  • 2+ years in a Software start-up
  • Experience in selling Application Infrastructure Software to Dev & IT teams
  • A consistent track record of exceeding quota
  • Value based sales approach
  • A disciplined approach to sales
  • Experience negotiating with procurement teams
  • Experience in closing $200K + deals

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 Solutions Architect – Cloud Security – 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/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.