LATAM Sales Director – Miami

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/743999693285033-latam-sales-director-miami

Based: Miami, FL

Benefits: Competitive sales, stock options, health-plan

Start Date: ASAP

Our client is a leader in SDWAN Security and consider a visionary by Gartner in it’s approach to delivering SN-WAN Networking. Our client is a Sequoia funded later-stage start-up and a leading provider of Enterprise class SD-WAN technology. Customers include companies such as Adobe, Visa, CapitalOne, Symantec and BP.  This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an emerging force in the communication and security

Our client is looking for an experienced Regional Sales Director to run a territory covering a number of states in the Miami/LATAM region.

Job Description:

Candidates must be experienced in working directly with Enterprise customers (F500 through to the mid-market) as well as the value-added reseller partners who address these types of customer.
Candidates must be technically astute and comfortable working at CxO level as well with technical teams within the end user and channel organizations. An ability to just “get things done” and navigate around issues is critical.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to effectively articulate and demonstrate our client’s technical solution and functional value
  • Manage existing customer expectations while expanding reach and depth into assigned territory
  • Leverage deep product knowledge to demonstrate solution selling techniques, uncover customer challenges and deliver valuable solutions.
  • Strategically map out and break into accounts
  • Maintain relevant information

Qualifications:

  • This is a hands-on role that will require extensive travel across the territory.
  • As well as identifying and working suitable end user opportunities, candidates will be required to drive both interest and enablement with existing channel partners as well as identifying and onboarding new partners.
  • The selected candidate will have a solid background in LAN/WAN IT Networking technologies and preferably security technologies as well (NGFW & UTM).

Additional Information

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

West Coast & TOLA – Enterprise Account Executive – Network Monitoring

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:  Networking and App Monitoring

REPORTING TO: VP of Sales

TITLE(S): Enterprise Account Executive

Job Description:

Our client is looking to grow their sales team with an accomplished Enterprise Account Executive who can sell a technical product into a range of business functions and play an integral part of their continued sales success.  The EAE will be instrumental in customer acquisition and revenue growth objectives for their SaaS products.  You will be consulting a mix of named accounts and prospective customers to best identify their business needs with our clients’ solutions. Success with this client comes from someone who is naturally entrepreneurial, effective, and is accustomed to consistently closing business.

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:

  • 7+ years of experience selling SaaS solutions to Enterprise clients
  • 2+ years working remotely
  • Highly motivated and well-developed business acumen
  • Experience in consultative solutions selling in APM or related software
  • Have intuitive sense of required steps to close business and gain customer validation
  • Strong background in sales with demonstrated abilities to take ownership of business, prospect for leads, and close sales.
  • Proven ability to make strong connections and overcome rejection to achieve results.

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 Jersey – Professional Services Network Engineer – Telecom

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:  Telecom

REPORTING TO: Head of Systems Engineering

TITLE(S): Professional Services Network Engineer

Job Description:

Our client is looking for a Network Engineer with at least 5 years of experience. The ideal candidate has deep knowledge and knowledge in security, routing, switching, and service provider technologies. An expert in Carrier Grade Networking Services, Core Network configuration, WAN and Backbone networks, and in sectors such as Service Providers, Banking, Government, and Communications.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct customer consultation on our clients software, including demonstration of POCs
  • Configure, troubleshoot and perform analysis on Routers, Switches and various network elements
  • Create, document and execute test cases and scenarios within customer networks based on varying designs
  • Define network topologies and both physical & logical network configurations for internal/customer labs
  • Provide remote support to various clients on our clients products
  • Provide proactive and reactive support for both lab and production networks
  • Maintain and support customer SLAs
  • Install, monitor and maintain software/configuration of network routers, tools and applications

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications (at least two items)

  • ·Bachelor of Engineering
  • CCIE-w: Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Routing and Switching
  • CCDA: Cisco Certified Design Associate
  • Diploma in Computer Engineering
  • CCDP: Cisco Certified Design Professional
  • CCNA: Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • CCIE: Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Service Provider
  • CCNP: Cisco Certified Network Professional
  • ITILv3 F: Information Technology Infrastructure Library V3
    To be successful in this role you should be familiar and experienced with:
  • Ability to maintain networks – from basic implementation to the modification of route policies, prefix lists, access controls, community lists, adjacencies and inbound/outbound advertisements of routes
  • Navigating and troubleshooting Linux Operating Systems and Carrier/Service Provider network
  • The area of Lab Deployment – Designing and deploying specific lab topologies to better understand specific scenarios or to test network behavior
  • Evaluating a customer’s network requirements and modifying the configuration of devices in the network
  • Ability to evaluate packet and frame headers on control/data traffic
  • The art of relaying technical/operational information to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Documentation – Skilled in the area of recording information efficiently, coherently and concisely

 

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.

Sr. 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:  https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/Lightspeedhcm/743999689556001-sr-sales-engineer-west-coast-east-coast

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. They are seeking a 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.

SF Bay – Tradeshow & Field ABM Marketing Manager

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/743999688857835-sf-bay-sr-tradeshow-event-manager

CLIENT INDUSTRY:  Intent Based Networking

TITLE(S): Tradeshow & Field ABM Marketing Manager

Job Description:

In this role, you will be responsible for leading, planning, executing and measuring our clients’ participation in trade shows, field events, webinars and account-based-marketing efforts globally. As a key member of the marketing team, you will work very closely with sales, demand gen, analyst relations, product marketing, and our clients’ partners to ensure we are bringing in high-quality leads for our sales team.

Responsibilities:

  • Set, lead, plan & drive the company’s global tradeshows, field events, webinars, and account-based marketing efforts.
  • Accelerate and maximize our clients’ global awareness through seamlessly executed events around the world
  • You’ll lead the efforts and set the mood for high-energy, high-quality events.
  • Work with marketing, sales, and product teams to plan and execute high-quality, results-focused field events.
  • Define and measure the success and ROI of each event based on visibility, brand awareness, and leads generated.
  • Collaborate with sales and partners to ensure event strategy is aligned with marketing and sales objectives
  • Execute all logistics including procuring booth/meeting space, accommodations planning, registrations, vendor management, shipping, and tactics to attract the right audience to the booth, exhibit, and meetings
  • Managing an inventory of exhibit materials and supplies including demo hardware, banners, posters, collateral, and giveaways
  • Prepare the execution plan/guide for each show to ensure each attendee is fully prepared for the event
  • Collaborate with others on the marketing team on the creation of targeted signage and messaging for tradeshows and field events
  • Manage, plan and track large event budgets and expenses to ensure fiscal discipline
  • You’ll work with the sales team on account-based marketing efforts and events

Qualifications:

  • 2 to 3 years of marketing experience in high tech running tradeshows and field events.
  • 2 to 3 years executing account-based marketing efforts.
  • Excellent time management and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent project management and leadership skills, especially in a fast-paced cross-functional environment
  • Proficiency in tools such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Powerpoint and Google Suite
  • Products required, and familiarity with Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator preferred

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 – Solution 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/743999688841642-new-york-solution-architect

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Container Security

REPORTING TO:  Senior Director, Solutions Architecture

TITLE(S): Solution Architect

Job Description:

A Solution Architect is a key member of both our clients’ sales and R&D teams. Solution Architects help customers successfully deploy and run their technology and apply what we learn from that work to the product roadmap.

In this position, you are involved with customers and channel partners throughout our clients’ relationship with them, including the following phases:

  • Understanding customer requirements and design solutions
  • Assist with the pre-sales process by answering technical questions, conducting proof of concept evaluations, and working with the R&D team to bridge any gaps
  • Provide customers with an excellent adoption experience by helping with design, deployment, and integration of our client into their environments and operational processes
  • Design and implement training materials to help our channel partners grow

    You will also work closely with the R&D team, in the following ways:

  • Sharing customer feedback, both at the macro level on general trends, and the micro level, from specific customers to shape the development of new product capabilities
  • Working with R&D team members to debug and correct challenges encountered during customer deployments and designing product changes to avoid them in the future

Qualifications:

  • SAs typically have 10-15 years of experience in highly technical customer facing roles.
  • SAs need to have depth experience in security, cloud services, Linux, and containers.
  • SAs need in depth expertise in container and DevOps technologies such as Kubernetes, Jenkins, Docker, and OpenShift.
  • SAs must also have strong general infrastructure skills and specific knowledge of cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, and Google Compute Platform.
  • Security skills should include areas such as access control, runtime defense / anti-malware, and vulnerability management.

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 Bay – Sr. Product Line Manager

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/743999687436912-sf-bay-sr-product-line-manager

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Intent Based Networking

REPORTING TO:  Director of Product Management

TITLE(S): Sr. Product Line Manager

Job Description: 

This position reports directly to the Director of Product Management and is located at our headquarters in Menlo Park, CA/bay area.

In this role, you will be responsible for our client’s product line technology innovation and product management. As a key member of the product management team you will work very closely with engineering, sales, marketing, and channels to ensure timely planning and flawless delivery of product planning, management, and execution to accomplish product goals, product leadership, and competitive product differentiation. If you are passionate about innovative products, product management, business, and technology — and love to be part of a fast growing, cutting edge, and high energy team – we want to talk to you!

Responsibilities: 

  • Creating extensive user tutorials and agile development deliverables with a strong technical foundation to deliver successful products
  • Demonstrating deep business and technical acumen
  • Planning, pricing, packaging, forecasting, project execution to maximize adoption
  • Collaborating cross-functionally with sales, channels, and e-staff to meet and exceed product bookings targets
  • Presenting to customers, and industry leaders, and speaking at industry events
  • Partnering with engineering and operations team to deliver world-class Intent-Based
  • Networking and Intent-Based Data Center Automation products to meet customer demands
  • Working directly with customers to ensure success during early stage product evaluation, testing, trials, and deployments in labs, proof of concept environments and product deployments
  • Contributing to sales enablement including presentations, tools, content, collateral, and information used by sales, partners, and customers
  • Collaborating with marketing to define components of product launches, announcements, and marketing campaigns
  • Collaborating on planning, producing, writing, editing and publishing content such as eBooks, website content, and external blog articles
  • Remaining calm under pressure and maintaining a sense of humor

Qualifications:

  • 5 to 8 years of product management experience in high tech
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong technology background and acumen with a passion for technology details
  • Exceptional business and people leadership skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, or a related field
  • Capable of working in a dynamic, change-intensive environment, while delivering consistent operational results
  • Excellent project management and leadership skills, especially in a fast-paced cross-functional environment
  • “Roll up sleeves and do what it takes” attitude
  • Strong team player not afraid to present new, creative ideas

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 Bay – Sr. Technical Marketing 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/743999689891615-sf-bay-sr-technical-marketing-engineer

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Intent Based Networking

REPORTING TO:  Director of Technical Marketing

TITLE(S): Senior Technical Marketing Engineer

Job Description: 

In this role, you will be responsible for planning, developing, and executing technical marketing activities. As a member of the product team you will work closely with product management, sales engineering, development engineering, and product marketing to plan and deliver technical marketing initiatives to accomplish technical sales enablement, enable customer knowledge, drive product technology direction, and perform competitive analysis.

Responsibilities: 

  • Enabling technical sales through the creation of presentations, tools, content, collateral, and information used by sales, partners, and customers
  • Working directly with customers to ensure success during early stage product evaluation, testing, trials, and deployments in labs, proof of concept environments and product deployments
  • Partnering with product management to assist in the creation of thorough user tutorials and agile development technical documents to drive successful product development
  • Developing technical slides, technical industry white papers, technical vertical white papers, partner solution guides, and partner technical guides
  • Presenting to technical leaders at customers executive briefings, speaking at industry events, and demonstration product in front of large and small audiences
  • Defining and producing technical components of global launches, announcements, and marketing campaigns
  • Producing corporate technical briefing presentations and generating technical presentations for product launches
  • Writing, editing and publishing content such as technical eBooks, website technical content, and external technical blog articles
  • Creating technical webinar content
  • Performing competitive analysis and differentiation
  • Working with the product management and engineering groups on technical sales and partner technical enablement content
  • Leading the creation of sales engineering presentations, technical decision-maker slide decks, sales engineering content, partner engineering content and partner engineering presentations
  • Generating technical solution briefs, technical white papers, short technical vignettes, and sales funnel targeted technical content
  • Enabling channel partners with technical presentations, technical collateral, and digital demand generation content (email copy, web copy, landing page copy)
  • Executing customer proof of concept guidelines and success criteria along side sales engineers

Qualifications:

  • 5 to 7 years of technical marketing experience in high tech
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, or a related field
  • Excellent project management and leadership skills, especially in a fast-paced cross functional environment
  • “Roll up sleeves and do what it takes” attitude
  • Strong team player not afraid to present new, creative ideas

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 Bay – Director of Product Marketing

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.

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CLIENT INDUSTRY: Intent Based Networking

REPORTS TO: CMO

JOB TITLE(s):  Director of Product Marketing

Job Description: 

This position reports directly to the CMO and is located at our headquarters in Menlo Park, CA.

In this role you will be responsible for leading, planning, developing, driving, and executing our client’s global product marketing strategy. As a leader in the marketing team you will work very closely with sales, product management, technical marketing, and engineering teams as well as our global partners and customers to ensure timely planning and flawless delivery of product marketing initiatives to accomplish sales enablement, campaign, global awareness, demand generation, competitive differentiation, and partner goals. If you are passionate about product marketing — and love to be part of a fast growing, cutting edge, and high energy team – we want to talk to you!

Responsibilities: 

  • Setting and driving global product marketing strategy, value proposition, messaging, customer benefit, and competitive differentiation
  • Defining and leading global launches, announcements, and marketing campaigns
  • Presenting at customer executive briefings and speaking at industry events
  • Driving sales enablement including sales playbooks, presentations, and tools
  • Producing corporate press and industry analyst briefing presentations, generating launch presentations, press release content, and press articles for placement in industry publications
  • Planning, producing, writing, editing and publishing content such as eBooks, website content, external blog articles, and social media content
  • Presenting, speaking, and engaging with press, media, and industry analysts
  • Constructing, producing and writing how-to sell guides, partner branding and usage guides, partner portal management and newsletters for customers and partners
  • Creating webinar strategy and collaborating to create slides, industry briefs, vertical briefs (i.e., retail, construction, healthcare, manufacturing, etc.), partner solution briefs, partner marketing guides, and vertical case studies
  • Collaborating with the Product Management groups on sales and partner enablement content
  • Leading the creation of sales presentations, business decision-maker slide decks, sales content, partner content and partner presentations
  • Generating solution briefs, white papers, customer reference overviews, case studies, short vignettes, and sales funnel targeted content
  • Inventing storyboards, scripts and content for sales, customer, partner and corporate videos
  • Identifying and implementing unique and differentiated messaging, positioning, graphics and content for event banners, signage and posters, slide shows for exhibition events, and corporate brochures
  • Enabling channel partners with presentations, collateral, and digital demand generation content (email copy, web copy, landing page copy)
  • Leading the development of content for award submissions, industry analyst reports, analyst white papers, survey submissions, analyst product surveys, corporate solution
  • Briefs, and market numbers
  • Producing graphics, creative content, icons, and infographics for use in white papers, presentations and solution briefs is a plus
  • Owning, tracking and managing budgets and expenses to ensure fiscal discipline

Qualifications:

  • 8 to 10 years of product marketing experience in high tech
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in tools such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Powerpoint and Google Suite products required, and familiarity with Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or related field
  • Excellent project management and leadership skills, especially in a fast-paced cross-functional environment
  • “Roll up sleeves and do what it takes” attitude
  • Strong team player not afraid to present new, creative ideas

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.