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Senior Systems Engineer L2/7 testing and visibility

Country:  France
State / Province:  Essone
City:  Les Ulis
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  37099

Who we are


Keysight Technologies, Inc. is a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers, and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world. Keysight's solutions optimize networks and bring electronic products to market faster and at a lower cost with offerings from design simulation, to prototype validation, to manufacturing test, to optimization in networks and cloud environments. Customers span the worldwide communications ecosystem, aerospace and defense, automotive, energy, semiconductor and general electronics end markets.


In Keysight, the Network Application Solution Group (NAS) provides testing, visibility, and security solutions, strengthening applications across physical and virtual networks for enterprises, service providers, and network equipment manufacturers. NAS offers companies trusted environments in which to develop, deploy, and operate. Customers worldwide rely on Ixia - Solutions to verify their designs, optimize their performance, and ensure protection of their networks to make their applications stronger.

Your role


As a Senior Systems Engineer you provide pre-sales support of Keysight’s Network Test and Visibility Solutions represented via the Network Application Solution Group. You are responsible for the development of professional relationships with key customers, support and management of sales representatives and distribution partners currently engaged with key customers within the South European region. Among other tasks, you are specifically focused on the following:

  • Assist the sales team in executing sales strategies through pre-sales support 
  • Regular customer visits and discovery across the wider EMEA region
  • Preparation of test or visibility solutions prior to on-site demonstration, evaluation and POC’s with focus on L2/7 testing solution (virtual and hardware based) such as IxLoad, IxNetwork, CloudPeak, automation frameworks, as well as network visibility solutions used in various network designs.
  • Delivering on-site demonstration, evaluation and POC’s, helping with automating these solutions and occasionally executing Professional Services tasks, as well as answering complex RFI’s and RFQ’s and establish BoM 
  • Acting as Trusted Advisor for customers, designing Test Plans, PoC-plans, for execute related evaluations and assessments
  • Involvement in formal product presentations to customers 
  • Maintain constant relationships with the product Marketing teams (Features requests, use cases and product/system applications)
Your skillset


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Engineering/Electrical Engineering (Telecom, Computer Science or similar)
  • 5 + years customer facing pre-sales experience or equivalent
  • Technically competent in multiple relevant areas of technology such as; Switching & Routing, SDN, MPLS, broadband and Authentication, Automotive and Industrial Ethernet, Datacenter, Virtualization, Cloud and 5G core
  • Knowledge of one or more competitive products and technologies such as Spirent – TestCenter, CloudStress, Gigamon, VSS/NetScout and BigSwitch solutions, as well as solutions from technology partners
  • Programming skills using REST, Python, Pearl, Ruby
  • Practical trouble-shooter of complex technical problems
  • Excellent initiative and ability to align broad strategic and tactical goals
  • Great customer facing skills; builds credibility and confidence in Ixia’s service offerings
  • Collaborative and cross-functional style; works with sales, development and marketing teams to aid in growing services business.
  • Excellent presentation skills and the ability to present Ixia solutions and new technologies at trade shows/conferences etc
  • Good written and verbal communication skills (French and English fluent)
  • Valid EU driving license
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***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***

Keysight Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

EMEA : France : Essone : Les Ulis

Job ID : 37099 

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