Sales Engineer – Security – San Francisco


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.



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.


  • 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…)


  • 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

TITLE : Sales Engineer

LOCATION : San Francisco

Min. Experience : 3-5 Years

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