Senior Systems Engineer

With Spirent Communications in Atlanta GA US

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Posted on February 16, 2019

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Job type: Full-time
Role: System Administrator


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Job description

Senior Systems Engineer

Location:  Home Office, US
Frederick, MD
Atlanta, GA
Holmdel, NJ
Fort Worth, TX
Plano, TX | Req #4384

Job Overview:

Spirent is providing innovative solutions for the telecommunications industry. These solutions help the industry solve some of the toughest problems they touch and are important to service providers understanding of network, trends and customer satisfaction.

This position is a Pre-Sales role and will be responsible to engage with customers and technology vendors to define features and functionalities that solve key needs for our customers. This role will work closely with the Solution Sales team, Solution Architects and a team of engineers to define, design and implement working proofs of concepts, trials, and demos for customers. As part of the Field Sales Support organization you will team with the Sales organization to define a strategic account plan, understand short- and long-term customer business challenges, create a sales strategy and drive business along the sales process. 

The ideal candidate would be located near :

Dallas/Ft Worth, TX, Frederick, MD, Atlanta, GA or Holmdel, NJ. 

Travel will be approximately 30-50%.


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's

degree from an accredited four-year college or university; or four plus years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. BSEE preferred.

  • 5 years+ technical experience in Telecommunications / Data communications Industry.

  • Strong understanding of Telecommunications Service Providers transport network architecture, testing methodology and workflows

  • Self-motivated, working independently and willing to accept challenges.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Friendly, outgoing personality.

  • Strong technical skills in networking, security, applications and/or protocol design is desired.

  • Technology know-how: IP and Ethernet technologies, Data Center Ethernet, 100/40/10GigEth. Metro Ethernet

  • Application level protocol knowledge (HTTP(s), FTP, DNS, TELNET, TCP/IP)

  • Routing protocol knowledge, both IPv4 and IPv6 including RIP, BGP, OSPF, ISIS. MPLS Protocol knowledge: RSVP-TE, LDP.

  • Network virtualization, VMWare, Openstack, Dockers, Containers

  • Ability to travel within Region (50%).

  • Previous Technical Sales, Support, or Marketing experience preferred.

  • Programming Language experience in TCL/TK, C/C++, Java, Perl, Phython are a plus.

  • Network/Security certifications, including CCNA, CCIE, JNCIA and or CISSP are a plus.

Previous telecom/networking test equipment experience would be a plus

 TestCenter Live/Lumos, Viavi/JDSU, Cenx, Exfo). 

Responsibilitie** s include, but are not limited to:**

Engage with Solution Sales team to define strategy for winning business in assigned accounts.

Be the technical lead for the account, creating a vision of the solution and value it provides.

Work closely with customers developing insight into their business and technical challenges.

Collaborate with Spirent Business Units and Sales team to develop solutions helping to solve customer pain points.

Support the sales team with technical presentation at multiple levels within customer organization.

Be the technical lead for Proof of Concepts (PoC).

Engage with Sales team to drive opportunities through sales process.

Review competitive products and provide analysis for the sales team.

Work with customers to determine network deployment requirements.

Process and maintain pertinent information in Spirent SalesForce system.


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