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West Coast – Solutions Engineer – Network Monitoring Cloud Scale Data


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.


CLIENT INDUSTRY:  Network Monitoring
REPORTING TO: Director of Global Solutions Engineering
TITLE(S): Sr. Solutions Engineer

Job Description:

Our client offers a SaaS platform for network traffic analytics derived from flow (netflow, sflow, IPFIX), BGP routing data, and a number of other sources. Their customers operate the biggest networks in the world:  telcos, international carriers, hosting providers, and online enterprises like Pandora, Box, Yelp, Spotify, Neustar, and Cisco / OpenDNS.


  • Manage all technical aspects of sales process including product demonstration, proof of concept, customer on-boarding, feature requests, and on-site training Respond to RFIs, RFPs, and RFQs
  • Assist in development of new product marketing materials to help close sales opportunities
  • Champion of listening to customer needs and wants, and channeling product feedback and feature requests to engineering organization
  • Work in tandem with Customer Success on post-sales check-ins with customers to maintain high customer success rates, share new features and product roadmap, and help customers integrate with their own in-house tools and systems
  • Work in tandem with account executives to meet or exceed monthly, quarterly, and annual booking objectives
  • Attend trade shows, conferences, and meet-ups
  • Travel to customers in designated territory


  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a hi-tech sales/solutions engineering OR systems/network engineering role
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to conduct technical conversations with prospects ranging from staff level engineers and architects to senior executives
  • Experience managing Cisco/Juniper routers and your own Linux servers
  • Strong understanding of routing, switching, BGP and MPLS
  • Programming proficiency in perl and bash
  • Willingness to travel as needed
  • Basic database and/or SQL experience
  • Understanding of DDoS attacks and basic mitigation methods