Senior Systems Engineer - Network & Security Testing
Keysight Technologies
Dubai, AE
2d ago

Keysight is on the forefront of technology innovation, delivering breakthroughs and trusted insights to the world’s visionaries and innovators in electronic design, test, manufacturing, and optimization.

Our 14,000 employees create world-class solutions in wireless communications, 5G, automotive, quantum, aerospace, defense, and semiconductor markets for customers in over 100 countries.

Our technical solutions and our methods for creating them help connect and secure the world. Learn more about what we do and how we do it.

Our powerful culture has led to us being independently recognized on Fortune 100’s Best Companies List and we are Great Place to Work Certified.

We’re driven, collaborative, ethical, and curious, and we value all ideas, especially bold ones. And our culture extends far beyond our own walls.

Our corporate social responsibility efforts support our communities, nurture the next generation of engineers, and promote environmental sustainability.

At Keysight, Inclusion & Diversity is an integral part of our core values. We believe that when people feel a sense of belonging, they can be more creative, innovative, and thrive at all points in their careers.

We believe everyone should be respected in the workplace and in their communities regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any protected class.

We continuously challenge ourselves to grow in our understanding of inclusion by engaging in a wide variety of diversity programs, initiatives, employee network groups and mentoring / development.

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Who we are

In Keysight, the IXIA Network Application Solution Group (NAS) provides testing, visibility, and security solutions, strengthening applications across physical and virtual networks for enterprises, service providers, and network equipment manufacturers.

NAS offers companies trusted environments in which to develop, deploy, and operate. Customers worldwide rely on Ixia - Solutions to verify their designs, optimize their performance, and ensure protection of their networks to make their applications stronger.

Job Description

As a Senior Systems Engineer you provide pre-sales support of Keysight’s Network Test and Visibility Solutions represented via the Network Application Solution Group.

You are responsible for the development of professional relationships with key customers, support and management of sales representatives and distribution partners currently engaged with key customers within the META region.

Among other tasks, you are specifically focused on the following :

  • Assisting channel partners to identify, qualify and close pre-sales opportunities
  • Providing thought leadership and working closely with the Regional Sales Manager to coordinate efforts between partners, customer and Ixia
  • Ability to lead network architecture discussion and solution design.
  • Understanding customer pain points and projects and effectively positioning Ixia Network Visibility and Security solutions to solve those problems
  • Planning and conducting onsite and web presentations, demonstrations and proof-of-concepts
  • Recognized as technical point of contact and technology / market expert by customer
  • Regular customer visits and discovery across the wider META region
  • Preparation of test or visibility solutions prior to on-site demonstration, evaluation and POC’s with focus on L2 / 3 testing solution (virtual and hardware based) such as IxNetwork, CloudPeak, automation frameworks, as well as network visibility solutions used in various network designs.
  • Delivering on-site demonstration, evaluation and POC’s, helping with automating these solutions and occasionally executing Professional Services tasks, as well as answering complex RFI’s and RFQ’s and establish BoM
  • Acting as Trusted Advisor for customers, designing Test Plans, PoC-plans, for execute related evaluations and assessments
  • Maintain constant relationships with the product Marketing teams (Features requests, use cases and product / system applications)
  • Job Qualifications

  • Demonstrated English and Arabic communication and interpersonal skills with technical aptitude to deliver powerful, succinct, convincing, and customer-focused presentations at all levels of an organization
  • Up to date technical certifications on products like Cisco, AWS, VmWare are desirable
  • 7 + years customer facing pre-sales experience or equivalent
  • Technically competent in multiple relevant areas of technology such as; Switching & Routing, SDN, MPLS, broadband and Authentication, Automotive and Industrial Ethernet, Datacenter, Virtualization, Cloud
  • Knowledge of one or more competitive products and technologies such as Spirent TestCenter, CloudStress, Gigamon, VSS / NetScout and BigSwitch solutions, as well as solutions from technology partners
  • Programming skills using REST, Python, Pearl, Ruby
  • Strong understanding of 802.XX, TCP / IP and Layer 4-7 concepts and protocols
  • Collaborative and cross-functional style; works with sales, development and marketing teams to aid in growing services business.
  • Preferred experience

  • Enterprise data center network monitoring and troubleshooting tools from Viavi, NetQos, NetScout, Wireshark, CA, Extrahop, Riverbed, etc.
  • Network security / intrusion detection equipment; IDS, IPS, NGFW
  • Networked enterprise application performance testing
  • Real time applications such as VoIP and video
  • Lab test equipment specifically traffic generators and protocol analyzers from Spirent, Agilent, Ixia, or BreakingPoint
  • Business :

    Keysight Global Sales - Europe

    Employment Program : Regular


    Duration (temp position only) :

    Not Applicable

    Relocation Benefits :

    Shift : Day Job

    Schedule : Full Time (F)

    Travel Required : Staffing Recruiter :

    Staffing Recruiter : Marina Anguiano Sole

    Marina Anguiano Sole

    Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations :

    EMEA : United Arab Emirates : Dubai : Dubai

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