• Principal/Sr. Staff Solutions Engineer - Ethernet Networking

    Job Locations US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/15/2018 8:04 AM)
    Job Length
  • Overview

    This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of our Technical Sales team for our rapidly growing Ethernet business. You'll be part of the technical sale organization working with Financial and enterprises customers in North and South Americas . The role involved with leading Mellanox Ethernet products technical sales and customer engagements. You will work within a small, quality technical team whose ambitions are to make our products the preeminent Ethernet network solution used in large data centers and brand names customers!


    We are looking for a Senior Solutions Engineer with a strong Networking and Data Center background to be part of a dedicated team. Our ideal candidate will have experience with enterprise networking and data center architectures (hyper-scale and cloud providers). Experience with Ethernet data center Ethernet switch hardware and software and protocols is mandatory. A commitment to customer success, innovation and a collaborative spirit are the foundations of our team.


    Senior Solutions Engineer is responsible for driving Mellanox sales to data center & enterprise customers in working with our Sales Teams.  You will be the owner of customer relationship and drive activity from first engagement, product briefing, POC and up to going to production and post-sale activities. You will also act as a strong voice for our customers into the Marketing and Engineering organizations to improve the product and ensure successful Mellanox deployments. In this role, you’ll be responsible for coordinating with multiple parties -- internal departments as well as the customer -- to ensure timely and satisfactory resolution to technical issues and completion of projects.


    In addition, you will also:

    • Work closely with key Systems Integrators and Partners to drive customer success at target accounts
    • Be the Ethernet Switch Expert for the Sales Engineering technical team.
    • Deliver clear, concise and differentiated sales enablement materials including: technical collateral; product demonstrations; white papers and case studies
    • Lead proof of concept (POC) activities including defining success criteria, system setup, product configuration and customization, and onsite support


    Experience Skills

    • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline (or the equivalent in training and experience)
    • 5+ years of Enterprise network Systems/Solutions Engineering/network IT experience
    • Experience in pre-sales technical activities or in implementing and maintaining mission critical networking solutions in complex environments
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships with customers
    • Think strategically about business, products and technical challenges, with the ability to build and convey compelling value propositions
    • CCIE certification


    Technical Skills

    • In-depth technical knowledge in Ethernet Technology, network architecture, L2/3 protocols
    • Firsthand experience working with switch software from lead providers including the ability to configure Ethernet Switches protocols
    • Design solution guidelines and recommend improvements/best practices to customers for their networks
    • Ability to create impactful, value oriented, and differentiated product demonstrations including hands-on work with customers during product evaluations and pre and post-sales activities
    • Proven experience driving Proof-of-Concept engagements, Perform hands-on tests to validate customer proof-of-concept setups, network designs, and network deployments using new products and features
    • Debug HW and/or SW problems at customer installations and work with customers in fine-tuning and benchmarking applications, Assist end users in taking Mellanox platforms to production
    • Provide feedback to product management and engineering

    Company Description

    About Us

    Mellanox Technologies was founded in 1999 and has headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA and Yokneam, Israel. We are a leading supplier of innovative end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity solutions and services for servers and storage. We offer market-leading solutions that include adapter cards, switches, cables and software to support InfiniBand and Ethernet networking technologies. Our products optimize data center performance and deliver industry-leading bandwidth and scalability. In addition, we serve a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise, data centers, cloud computing, big data and Web 2.0. We are constantly reinventing ourselves to stay ahead of the market and bring game-changing products and services to the industry.


    About You

    Mellanox is an incubator for talent. We are a strong believer in developing our people and giving them the tools to succeed. We have a very competitive compensation package as well as frequent internal product training to keep people updated on new technologies. We are a fast growing company with a positive energy that comes from our team members' internal drive to develop, market, sell and support cutting-edge products and services. Mellanox often promotes from within and there's a sense of family that comes from the top down. We are committed to the community and donate 1% of our annual profit to charity as well as participate in green initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint.



    Mellanox Technologies offers a competitive benefits program including medical, dental and vision insurance, 3-weeks’ vacation, 10-paid holidays, sick leave, x2 annual salary Life Insurance/AD&D, 401K with company contribution, ESPP, and Stock (RSUs).  At Mellanox, the work of each individual makes an impact on the success of our company. If you are looking for a rewarding career, talented colleagues and a great environment where you can challenge yourself, grow and lead, Mellanox is the right place for you.

    Additional Information

    Equal Employment Opportunity


    Mellanox is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, religious creed, physical disability, mental disability, age, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic characteristics, gender identity/expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and all other terms and conditions of employment. If you need assistance to perform your job duties because of a physical or mental condition, please let our Human Resources department know.


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