Riverbed Technology, Inc.

  • Professional Services Performance Consultant

    Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
    Req No.
    Professional Services
  • Company Overview

    Riverbed solutions help companies transition from legacy hardware to a new software-defined and cloud-centric approach to networking and application delivery for the digital age. The Riverbed Application Performance Platform™ takes Riverbed’s SD-WAN solution for agile networking that really works, and adds to this digital backbone industry-leading solutions for WAN optimization and hybrid networking, for branch IT orchestration, and for end-to-end visibility from device to cloud. All these solutions are integrated in a flexible, modular, digital architecture that delivers any apps, data and services from any public or private cloud across any network to any end-point, with the best possible user experience as determined by business policy.


    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:  Professional Services Performance Consultant

    Location: Fort Meade, MD (Remote location)
    Clearance Level:  TS/SCI FSP
    Travel Requirement:  none
    Technology Specialization: NPCM (Network Planning Configuration Management)



    • Serve as an expert in cloud migration, WAN optimization, networking and application performance, and/or applications delivery, utilizing Riverbed’s complete Application Performance portfolio
    • Provide specialized planning and design expertise in data center consolidation and data migration, network configuration and analysis, application performance troubleshooting and/or optimization
    • Analyze and understand customer’s IT organization, requirements and processes, and use this knowledge to assist in achieving full adoption and utilization of Riverbed’s solutions to maximize ROI and business value
    • Present and articulate advanced product features, benefits, and overall product solutions
    • Produce solutions to fulfill customer needs within budget and schedule constraints
    • Work directly with customers, colleagues and other stakeholders to achieve project goals


    • BS/MS degree in a technical field, or equivalent military or career experience
    • Experience in professional services, technical consulting, or network engineering/operations preferred
    • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences, drive IT projects forward in large organizations, and translate technical features into tangible customer business benefits
    • Self-motivated and capable of high performance under minimal supervision
    • Excellent business writing and presentation skills
    • Professionalism appropriate for working with Fortune 500 clients
    • Passion for teamwork and contributing to a world-class Professional Services team which values excellence, execution, and integrity


    Desired Technical Skills:

    • Solid understanding of TCP/IP and network design, protocols, components and operations; multi-tier application architectures; and/or the internal workings of J2EE and .NET
    • Strong knowledge of web application architecture and software including Web Servers (Apache, IIS), J2EE Application Servers (Websphere, Weblogic), Databases (Oracle, SQL Server, DB2) and/or Operating Systems (UNIX, Windows)
    • Installation and configuration experience with ESX, VMFS, storage sub-systems, cache architectures and windowing systems
    • Experience with protocol analyzers, WireShark, NetFlow and/or packet analysis
    • Knowledge of Python and/or other scripting languages (ruby, perl, RESTful APIs)

    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.

    Learn more at www.riverbed.com


    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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