Senior Systems Engineer
Spirent Communications - Austin, TX

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Senior Systems Engineer

Spirent Communications is where the world’s leading communications companies turn when they need to accelerate their time-to-market for next-generation communication systems. In fact, every significant industry test in the last six years has used Spirent's test systems as the benchmark. We are continually recognized by customers, industry, press, and technology associations for our innovative thinking and our ground-breaking products. The communications market has untapped potential. The boundaries of how fast, far, and accurately voice and data can be transmitted have yet to be reached, or even defined. Spirent solutions are paving the way for tomorrow’s communications. The atmosphere at Spirent is innovative, creative, and technically challenging. We are always looking for new employees with exceptional abilities, vision, and commitment levels to join our team. If you want to work with truly bright and motivated people—and be a part of an industry-leading company that's helping to revolutionize communications technologies—this is your opportunity. Our focus on employee satisfaction stems from a core belief that market-leading products start with one thing: market-leading people. At Spirent, we offer more than jobs, we offer unique career opportunities. We can do this because we are large enough to encompass a breadth of possibilities, while being small enough for you to be noticed and recognized. Are you innovative enough to work at Spirent?

Spirent is currently looking for an experienced Systems Engineer for the Austin / South Texas region. This individual will be an integral member of Spirent’s regional sales team and work closely with many of Spirent’s strategic customers and industry experts.
Spirent’s sales team collaborates with our customers to ensure the deployment of the highest performing services. Spirent solutions allow service providers and equipment manufacturers to thoroughly evaluate device performance and network interoperability prior to deployment. Spirent solutions enhance these network conditions and add Quality of Experience for wireline and wireless technologies.

Key Responsibilities:
Provide direct pre-sales and post-sales support to key customers in the Austin / South Texas region.
• Establish strategic working relationships with assigned clients and under each client’s technical and business needs.
• Work as part of the Spirent’s Sales team to tailor Spirent product presentations and provide technical support to clients’ as required to help obtain sales objectives.
• Work effectively with internal/external teams to anticipate and qualify customer needs.
• Provide technical demonstrations and presentations to customers.
• Post-sales support and on-going customer training as required.
• Work with Spirent Support and Engineering teams to help solve customer issues.
• Identify Customer requirements and communicate these requirements/feature requests to Product Marketing.
Key Qualifications:
5 years+ technical experience in Telecommunications / Data Communications Industry.
• Self-motivated, working independently and willing to accept challenges.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong technical skills in networking, security, applications and/or protocol design is desired.
• Technology know-how: IP and Ethernet technologies, 100/40/10GigEth. IPv4/ IPv6, Application Layer protocols, L4-L7 technologies.
• Operational experience with security, application-aware and deep packet inspection technologies. Security devices knowledge (Firewall, DPI, IPS, IDS).
• Troubleshooting skills for networking and application protocols.
• Proficient in Ethereal/Wireshark or similar tools and understanding packet flows and application messages.
• Previous Technical Sales/Support/Marketing experience.
• Friendly, outgoing personality.
• Ability to travel locally as needed.
• Previous telecom/networking test equipment experience would be a plus (Spirent TestCenter, Avalanche, Mu Dynamics, Ixia, Agilent, Shenick, BreakingPoint Systems).
• Network/Security certifications, including CCNA, CCIE, JNCIA and or CISSP are a plus.
Job Requirements:
Key Qualifications:
5 years+ technical experience in Telecommunications / Data Communications Industry.
• Self-motivated, working independently and willing to accept challenges.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong technical skills in networking, security, applications and/or protocol design is desired.
• Technology know-how: IP and Ethernet technologies, 100/40/10GigEth. IPv4/ IPv6, Application Layer protocols, L4-L7 technologies.
• Operational experience with security, application-aware and deep packet inspection technologies. Security devices knowledge (Firewall, DPI, IPS, IDS).
• Troubleshooting skills for networking and application protocols.
• Proficient in Ethereal/Wireshark or similar tools and understanding packet flows and application messages.
• Previous Technical Sales/Support/Marketing experience.
• Friendly, outgoing personality.
• Ability to travel locally as needed.

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