Systems Engineer - Proof of Concept Lab

Sales Santa Clara, California


The individual in this global position will have responsibility to lead the systems engineering We are looking for a high caliber Cloud networking expert who will be responsible for building and carrying out customer proof of concepts using cutting-edge Big Switch technologies in data center switching and monitoring areas. This is a customer-facing role and is critical to driving new wins and pivotal to our customer's success with solving their complex networking problems in hybrid-cloud. The role has dual responsibility of managing the SE and POC labs as well as carrying out POCs and customer demos.

Must Have Experience/Skills

  • BS CS/CE/EE. MS degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in software test, system test, proof of concept tests, network consulting, systems engineering, customer support or advanced services
  • Experience in selling and / or managing complex networks or visibility products is recommended
  • Excellent communicator 
  • CCIE/JNCIE desirable

Job Requirements

  • Design networking topologies to carry out customer POC tests
  • Build and configure complex test topologies that may consist of Big switch & ecosystem partner components (VMware, Nutanix, Radware, Kubernetes)
  • Demonstrate Big Switch's solutions to customers and provide test reports
  • Work with field sales teams to drive customer success with POC testing
  • Manage SE and POC labs & their continuous evolution
  • Document POC results as solution briefs

Culture Fit

  • Track record of above-expectations job performance
  • Strong work ethic
  • Able to thrive a collaborative culture
  • The Cloud-First, Customer-First, People-First Company



The Cloud-First, Customer-First, People-First Company

Big Switch Networks is the market leader in for hybrid cloud networking for enterprises. Leading international banks and high-tech companies are using our Cloud-First Networking architecture to bring the best of cloud networking on-prem as they build their next-generation data center, switching fabrics and analytics infrastructure. 

The Big Switch Networks team comprises industry veterans who led the SDN revolution, renowned experts in virtualization and networking, and researchers from Stanford University.  For more information, please visit 


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