Solutions Engineer - Americas

US-MO-St. Louis
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Company Overview

Riverbed gives Global Enterprise-wide insights to spur innovation, reduce the cost of running their business, and boost productivity at every level. Riverbed solutions provide greater agility, enhanced visibility, increased performance and improved efficiency. Riverbed is the leader in application performance infrastructure, delivering the most complete platform for Global Enterprises 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.


We are seeking the best Sales professionals to grow our customer base as strategic partners by showing the value our solutions can have on their business outcomes.


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:  Solutions Engineer

Location: St Louis, Mo



We are seeking technology professionals to function in a highly technical pre-sales environment. As a Riverbed Solutions Engineer, you will:

  • Partner with the sales team to drive adoption and revenue of Riverbed products and services by creating value based technology solutions in context to customer strategy and business goals
  • Serve as the technical subject matter expert throughout the sales process
  • Establish credibility and build deep relationships with customers and partners while, delivering a high degree of customer satisfaction
  • Be a Riverbed evangelist. Educate customers and partners on the value proposition of the Riverbed solutions portfolio
  • Own and manage various pre-sales activities. This includes, but is not limited to; technical presentations, demonstrations, and proofs of concept.
  • Capture and share best practice knowledge amongst Riverbed community
  • Interface with internal Riverbed team to relay market demands and drive customer success.



Preferred (some or all of the following):

  • Experience in a pre-sales role, with a deep understanding of enterprise sales cycles and various selling strategies
  • Relevant knowledge in technology, customer verticals, product offerings, evolving technologies, and threats.
  • Relationships in target customer and partner base in targeted geography
  • Riverbed product knowledge/experience
  • Knowledge/experience of cloud based architectures and services (e.g. Azure, GCP, AWS, XaaS)
  • Knowledge/experience with hypervisor platforms
  • Development skills (Python, JavaScript, .NET, etc)
  • Knowledge/experience with DevOps tools and technologies (e.g. Puppet, Chef, Kubernetes, Openstack, Docker, etc)
  • Experience with open source operating systems and software
  • A Bachelor’s degree in CS or EE
  • Advanced industry certifications in virtualization, networking, storage, and/or cloud a strong plus


  • A great attitude, strive for excellence, crave growth, be methodical and analytical, yet able to make quick informed decisions. You challenge the norm and love a challenge! You think outside the box, love to win, hate to lose, play well with others and don’t mind eating a slice of humble pie every now and then
  • Extensive experience in the technology/software industry
  • Proven capability of driving technical solutions adoption and closure
  • Strong knowledge in one (or more) of the following: modern application architecture, performance management, storage, data center, and/or network infrastructure design/implementation/management. Depth of knowledge across these areas may vary.
  • A deep understanding of how technology drives business
  • Ability to understand, collaborate and solve complex technical challenges
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, negotiation and presentation skills.
  • The willingness and ability to travel; commensurate to target account base


About Riverbed

If you are a high-achiever who wants to be part of a dynamically growing, billion dollar 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 Glassdoor, 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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