About ThousandEyes

ThousandEyes empowers enterprises to see, understand and improve digital experiences for their customers and employees. The ThousandEyes cloud platform offers unmatched vantage points throughout the global Internet and cloud providers, delivering immediate visibility into the digital experience for every user, application, website or service, over any network. ThousandEyes is central to the global operations of the world's largest and fastest growing brands, including Comcast, eBay, HP,120+ of the Global 2000, 75+ of the F500, 20 of the top 25 SaaS providers, 6 of the top 7 US banks, 4 of the top 5 UK banks, and 5 of the top 10 companies on the 2018 Forbes Cloud 100 list.

About the Role

We are looking for an exceptional Solutions Engineer to join our team of super heroes in Washington, DC or Sacramento, CA, supporting the Public Sector.  You will have the opportunity to be the customer interface of an exciting new technology. You will work closely with the Public Sector team in presenting ThousandEyes in prospective business opportunities to Federal, State and Local agencies; be instrumental in working with prospects during trials of ThousandEyes to highlight business value; educate prospects, customers and the sales team on ThousandEyes and how it applies to industry trends and business initiatives; and accelerate ThousandEyes growth through expanding market awareness of ThousandEyes and closing business.

The candidate should possess the following:

  • Experience with the Public Sector industry as it relates to Information and Communications Technology
  • Excellent presentation, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong understanding of application and network protocols (e.g., HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP, BGP)
  • Knowledge of application and network infrastructures
  • Knowledge of unified communications
  • Experience with application and network performance analysis solutions
  • Experience with packet analysis of network and application protocols
  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g., Python, Perl, Javascript)
  • Experience with Apple, Linux and Microsoft operating systems

Responsibilities include:

  • Drive the technical sales process
    • Uncover opportunities through technical prospecting
    • Demonstrate the solution to showcase capabilities and use-cases
    • Build and maintain a technical and trusted advisor relationship with customers
    • Lead customers during solution trials
    • Scope and architect solution deployments
    • Present to decision makers during trial wrap-up meetings
  • Participate as a member of the Solutions Engineering team
    • Participate in weekly team meetings
    • Participate in quarter business review sales meetings
    • Present technical topics and successful wins
    • Share technical challenges and ways to overcome
    • Interact with team to ask questions, share experiences, and exchange ideas
    • Help establish and enhance demonstration material showcasing the solution
    • Research technical topics impacting the industry to grow as an industry leader
  • Interface with Marketing
    • Support trade shows and networking events
    • Support ThousandEyes Connect events
    • Contribute to blog and social media posts
    • Suggest and contribute to white-papers and case-studies
  • Interface with Product Management and Engineering
    • Provide solution feedback from hands-on use and customer interaction
    • Provide solution suggestions and enhancements to drive solution strategy
    • Participate, drive and provide feedback on internal and external solution beta programs
  • Interface with Customer Success
    • Coordinate with Customer Success in providing post-sales support (training, deployment, support, etc.)
    • Encourage and guide customers to utilize Customer Success as an extension of their NOC to help ensure success

Requirements:

  • 7+ years of experience and proven track record in a Technical Sales, Professional Services, Solution Architect or related profession
  • Must have experience selling to the Federal, State or Local government
  • A degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related field
  • Experience with Salesforce
  • Moderate travel required



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