Systems Engineer - NTS, Northwest
Ixia - Seattle, WA

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Ixia (Nasdaq XXIA) develops amazing products so its customers can connect the world. Ixia helps its customers provide an always-on user experience through fast, secure delivery of dynamic connected technologies and services. Ixia’s solutions provide organizations with complete insight into user behavior, security vulnerabilities, network capacity, application performance, and IT resiliency. To make these advanced technologies, our company fosters creativity, encourages innovation, and rewards self-motivation and hard work. Our employees use their passion for excellence to help solve our customers’ toughest challenges.

Ixia was named No. 14 on Forbes Magazine’s 2013 annual list of “America’s Fastest Growing Tech Companies.”

Join the Ixia team and be a part of our future!

Position Description

The Sr. Systems Engineer role leads the design/delivery of complex technical solutions to customers based on Ixia products and services. Keeps abreast of market trends and competitive products, and identifies competitive differentiators. Engaged throughout the sales process and owns the technical close. Tasks may include requirements analysis, feature demonstrations, benchmarking, competitive positioning and proof of concept execution. Understands customer’s products, network topology, applications and test requirements to recommend solutions to meet their needs and ensures customer satisfaction. May build mini-applications based on customer requirements to demonstrate feasibility of the application, often requiring rapid prototyping. Integrates Ixia products and services at the system/solutions level into customer’s environment and ensures interoperability within the customer environment. Acts as the customer voice to influence future product design to meet customer needs. May be regional or product/technology focused. May deliver customer training classes and solutions consulting. Location: Northwest US-Prefer: Seattle, WA or Portland Oregan areas.

Required Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Computer/Electrical Engineering. Typically 9+ years practical experience
  • Must have strong background in Networking
  • Prefer experience with Security
  • Prefer experience in supporting or selling into Enterprise Market
  • Excellent initiative & ability to align broad strategic and tactical goals
  • Great customer facing skills; builds credibility and confidence in Ixia’s service offerings
  • Collaborative and cross functional style - works with sales, development and marketing teams to aid in growing services business.
  • Clear communicator with customers and peers
  • Ability to live with and resolve ambiguity

A little about us

Core Values: Ixia's Core Values are posted at every Ixia site in every location. Ixia employees use these values to guide their interactions with internal and external customers. The Ixia Way: Wow our customers! Trust, respect, and develop our people! Listen and be open! Be passionate, courageous, and decisive! Win with teamwork and collaboration! Celebrate excellence!

Diversity: Ixia's strong and diverse workforce spreads across multiple continents. Because of our wide range of backgrounds, our employees always manage to bring fresh perspectives, increased creativity and superior problem-solving skills to Ixia. We cherish and embrace our employees' diversity of styles and perspectives and we can truthfully say that diversity is one of our biggest strengths. Ixia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.