Sr. Solutions Engineer

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Company Overview

Riverbed® is the leader in application performance infrastructure, delivering the most complete platform for the hybrid enterprise to ensure applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues can be proactively detected and resolved before impacting business performance. Riverbed is trusted by the world’s best brands for the delivery of superior application performance for their globally connected enterprises.  Riverbed’s 26,000+ customers include 97% of the Fortune 100 and 98% of the Forbes Global100.


Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue headquartered in San Francisco with branch offices around the globe.  

About this Position

Title: Sr. Solutions Engineer

Location: Dallas, TX




  • You will manage technical leadership and ownership of key customer Proof of Concepts and technical investigations.
  • You will work with a Territory Sales Executive in a supportive position with the main focus on pre-sales activities – including (but not limited to) technical presentations and demonstrations to “Fortune 500” accounts in the local area.
  • You will oversee the enabling and training of the partners to be able to speak intelligently and show Steelhead WAN optimization product in the best light. This may be in the form of a WebEx, onsite training, lunch and learn, etc.
  • You will engage regularly and proactively with the SE leadership
  • You will work with prospective customers to understand their business drivers and tailor the optimal solution.
  • You will ensure that accurate & regular reports are completed and submitted as per business processes.


  • You have a BS/BA degree in CS, EE, or MIS       
  • You have skills in pre-sales role within the local area with a focus selling to Fortune 1000 type accounts. (7+ years’ experience)
  • You can successfully complete sales presentations on your own.
  • You enjoy traveling, working odd hours, and being very available.
  • You reside in the targeted geography with local relationships with both customers and key local resellers.
  • You have skills in networking, switching, and routing background (L2 - 3) and in-depth TCP/IP knowledge, network design experience
  • You have skills in hands-on troubleshooting, configuration and implementation.
  • You have skills in programming scripts (eg. Shell, Perl, Python, VB).
  • You have skills in Cisco IOS, and quickly understand enterprise network topologies and constraints. You also completely understand how to configure networking under both UNIX and Windows platforms
  • You have skills in applications such as Microsoft, CIFS, MAPI, NFS etc.



About Riverbed


If you are a high-achiever who wants to be part of a dynamically growing, billion dollars plus company, then you should look closely at Riverbed.  We offer the rewarding experience of working with the best minds in the industry that are changing the world through cutting edge technology and applications. The company has been recognized multiple years for attracting and retaining today’s top talent as a great place to work by Glass Door, Fortune magazine’s 20 Great Workplaces in Tech and by numerous other publications.


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Riverbed is proud to be an affirmative action (AA) and equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.




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