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Job Summary


Job Type
Permanent

Seniority
Mid

Years of Experience
At least 5 years

Tech Stacks
Analytics
VMware
JavaScript
Perl
C
Python

Job Description


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ExtraHop’s Sales Engineering team is growing! Our platform for Network Security Analytics is a unique and powerful component of Security Operations. We offer strong comp plans, fair quotas, and the opportunity to work with other smart, hardworking people who are excited about creating the next great systems company in the Security market. If you are at the top of your game, have experience building territories, are a challenger, and can sell innovative next-gen solutions, then we want to hear from you.

This position is ideal for someone who has thrived as the technical focal point conducting product presentations in highly charged meetings with prospects and customers. It’s important for you to be highly technical, have strong business acumen, read a room, and evangelize for a revolutionary product.

As a Sales Engineer, you will have a significant impact on the success of each sales presentation. This is a key position that contributes directly to the bottom-line health of the company.

Responsibilities

  • Assess prospective customer needs and uncover requirements for ExtraHop’s Reveal(x) solution.
  • Remove technology-related buying objections from the sales opportunity
  • Demonstrate products to technical and non-technical audiences, at executive and/or technical levels, both pre- and post-sales
  • Independently coordinate all aspects of technical product evaluations, from installation to helping prospective customers interpret / act on the many insights they’ll gain
  • Articulate the technical value proposition, differentiators, and capabilities to prospects and partners
  • Lead architecture design discussions for deployment
  • Prepare and present technical proposals and RFIs
  • Collaborate with sales representatives to ensure all aspects of the sale are aligned
  • Identify market and product requirements based on field experience and customer input
  • Work with Sales, Product Development & Product Management teams to help product direction, customer alignment, and customer success.
  • Provide post-sales follow-up, technical training, and consulting
  • Help with post-implementation support for key customers
  • Ensure total customer satisfaction with the customer's implementation experience
Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or related area or demonstration of equivalent knowledge
  • Strong understanding of Network/Application security, analysis or incident response
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with network security, endpoint, IDS, or similar technologies
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills with the ability to address both executive and technical audiences
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and have an ongoing desire to stay current with the latest technologies
  • Ability to focus on results while working independently when given a broad direction and desired results
  • Strong problem-solving skills: must be capable of accurately assessing needs, maintaining a calm business demeanor, and taking quick action to resolve issues
  • Understanding of enterprise security requirements
Technical Requirements

  • Solid understanding network security, endpoint, and SIEM technologies
  • Deep understanding of enterprise-architecture concepts, risk
  • OSI model and excellent working knowledge of the key protocols from Layer 2-7
  • Understanding of NIST and related standards for enterprise security
  • Solid understanding of major operating systems, hardening, and common points of attack
  • Familiarity with the network and application monitoring space a plus
  • Familiarity with scripting including Perl, Python, and JavaScript
  • Familiarity with VMware hypervisor (ESXi) and environments
  • Experience analyzing packet captures a plus

We offer compelling benefits* to our employees, including:
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Holidays + Paid Volunteer Time
  • FSA and Dependent Care Accounts + EAP where applicable
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • 401k or Pension where applicable
  • Pet Insurance (US only)
  • Benefits outside of the US vary by region.
We are intentional about our culture, diversity, and inclusion, and we welcome everyone to come ready to participate in contributing to this truly unique environment. At ExtraHop, we believe that the best products, services, and companies are built by strong teams that include a diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, ideas, and experiences. We are committed to supporting and enabling growth and opportunity for every employee at every level. This is the foundation of our success.

We are equally committed to equal employment opportunity, and it is foundational to how we recruit and hire our talented team. Employment is determined based upon capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharged/veteran, pregnancy (including potential pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability, HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.

Our people are our most important competitive advantage, leading the charge against nation-states, cyber criminals, and insider threats. Ready to join us?

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