Sr. Systems Engineer

Belgium /
Sales – Sales Engineering /
/ Remote
Extreme Networks Named to Computerworld’s 2023 List of Best Places to Work in IT!
Over 50,000 customers globally trust our end-to-end, cloud-driven networking solutions and rely on our top-rated services and support to accelerate their digital transformation efforts and deliver progress like never before and with double digit growth year over year, no provider is better positioned to deliver better outcomes on scale, than Extreme.
We believe in “walking the walk” of our strong core values which enable us to successfully advance together. Diversity and Inclusion is a vital part of our values and beliefs, and we’re proud to foster an environment where every Extreme employee can thrive. 
Come become part of something big with us! We are a global leader, with hubs in North America, South America, Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East.

Extreme Systems Engineer providestechnology and product consulting, technical sales support for various account opportunities, performs high-level and in-depth technical presentations for customers, prospects, and Extreme channel partners in the territory of responsibility.
Extreme Systems Engineer also provides support for RFI/RFP responses, organizes and leads Proof of Concept activities, designs solutions meeting customer requirements.
Systems Engineer is also required to participate as a specialiston assigned virtual teams and contribute to other team activities.
Domestic/International travel will be required.
Candidate Requirements:

·       Excellent presentation skills (fluent in Flemish, French and English)
·       Strong, successful pre-sales engineering track record in the industry and territory in a similar position is necessary
·       A sound knowledge of fundamental networking technologies:
o   Layer 2/3 switching
o   IPv4/v6 routing concepts
o   Overlay networking, VPNs
o   Wi-Fi operation and design
o   Network security principles
·       Knowledge and practical experience in these areas are an advantage:
o   Cloud technologies and Cloud-based network management platforms
o   Compute and network virtualization principles
o   Network management and orchestration software
o   SD-WAN
o   Automation scripting and APIs
·       Ability to work as a part of customer project teams on design and PoC labs, setting criteria for successful PoCs, and overall solution designs
·       Tenacity and perseverance (customer advocate facing internally to Extreme)
·       Ability to build, develop, and maintain a network of people at the customer/partner side independent of sales being accepted as the trusted advisor
·       When growing the business the willingness to assume a team-lead role for the account team when/if business requires additional resources.
·       Experience working with partners is a plus for technical training on products.
·       Major account experience and experience in closing deals is necessary.
·       Extreme Networks certifications are desirable, but not mandatory
·       Recognized industry certifications is a plus
·       Ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of future trends and market directions
·       Ability to support customer evaluations, demonstrations and detailed design requirements
·       Good general hands-on lab experience is required
At Extreme, we value your contribution:
·       Training resources: you will have various resources to choose from for your technical & personal development
·       Technical equipment and work resources: you will be staffed with newest top technology and equipment needed for feeling comfortable at your workplace
·       Direct participation at company’s success: aside commission earnings, you can voluntarily enroll to our subsidized Employee Stock Purchase Program
·       Flex First: our flexible work model is engrafted into our culture as we endeavor to have a global workforce that is seamlessly connected no matter where we are
·       Recreation time matters: our working time model gives you major flexibility on taking time off when you need it
·       Employee Assistance: we provide you with lots of programs and activities, but also individual support as desired
·       On top insurances: you will be enrolled to our insurances on Business Travel, Pension Scheme and Life & Occupational Disability
·       And so much more…
Extreme uses Cloud Management, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence to radically simplify and secure the Access Network. Our Cloud-Managed Wireless, Switching, Routing, and Security technologies provide unrivalled flexibility in deployment, management, and licensing. Working with pioneering Controller-less Wi-Fi and Cloud Management, Extreme delivers continuous innovation at Cloud-speed that constantly challenges the industry norm, allowing customers to rethink what’s possible. Our innovations and global cloud footprint radically simplify Access Network operation for 30,000+ customers and 10+ million daily users.

Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR) creates effortless networking experiences that enable all of us to advance. We push the boundaries of technology leveraging the powers of machine learning, artificial intelligence, analytics, and automation. Over 50,000 customers globally trust our end-to-end, cloud-driven networking solutions and rely on our top-rated services and support to accelerate their digital transformation efforts and deliver progress like never before. For more information, visit Extreme's website or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

We encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. Come Advance with us! In keeping with our values, no employee or applicant will face discrimination/harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination/harassment based on “protected categories,” Extreme Networks also strives to prevent other, subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (e.g., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our organization. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at Extreme Networks.