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Pre-Sales Systems Engineer - SLED

at Infoblox Inc.

Posted: 7/23/2020
Job Reference #: oOZ7cfwQ

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We are authorities in one of the most widely deployed technologies on the internet and intranets, yet is rarely well understood. We are taking a fresh and innovative approach to controlling, analyzing, and securing networks by more intelligently leading core network services (DNS and DHCP). The Pre-Sales Systems Engineer - SLED is responsible for removing technical barriers in the sales process through opportunity qualification, product demonstrations, and technical presentations.

If you are an energetic and hardworking individual who wants to be one of few DNS subject matter experts in the world and be part of a truly dynamic and reciprocal team that provides extraordinary service to our clients, then Infoblox is the place to grow your career.

The Infoblox Pre-Sales Systems Engineer - SLED is responsible for working closely with our world-class sales team to overcome and remove all technical barriers in the sales process. This individual assists the sales team in the development of new business working directly with customers and partners. In this role, you are the trusted technical advisor who can effectively position the Infoblox solutions. The Pre-Sales Systems Engineer - SLED reports to the Manager, System Engineering.


  • As a technical expert, build business cases and technical differentiation in sales opportunities by educating customers and partners about Infoblox solutions
  • Develop pre-sales engineering content (presentations, demos, webinars) on Infoblox solutions for customer and partner audiences
  • Design solution and the architectural diagram that conveys a proposed Infoblox solution, how it will be engineered, and how it integrates with other vendors.
  • Educate partner technical sales teams about Infoblox solutions and technologies and when/how to identify opportunities and position Infoblox solutions to customers


  • 3+ years of experience supporting technical sales of enterprise network solutions
  • Must have a comprehensive understanding of the SLED landscape and have the ability to create meaningful relationships within that community
  • Comprehensive knowledge of SLED budget cycles, procurement processes, and contract vehicles
  • 3+ years of experience in networking technologies including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, LAN/WAN, Routing, Switching, Firewalls, IPv4/v6, UNIX Admin, and experience with switches, routers, and firewalls in Intranet/Internet/Extranet environments
  • Strong experience with Network Security including Intrusion Detection and Prevention, Web filtering, AntiVirus, and Threat Emulation, SIEM and NGFW
  • Strong UNIX O/S knowledge and Active Directory experience would be a plus
  • Strong social and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate complex technology simply
  • Conscientious attitude and dependability, strengths in teamwork and communication
  • Ability to work in the field frequently
  • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to troubleshoot and solve technical problems

The ideal candidate will possess…

  • Conscientious attitude and dependability, strengths in teamwork and communication
  • DDI (DNS/DHCP/IPAM) experience
  • Network Security, Intrusion Detection and Prevention, Web filtering, AntiVirus, and Threat Emulation, SIEM and NGFW knowledge
  • Experience in Cloud/Security space


  • 4-year college degree or equivalent experience

It’s an exciting time to be at Infoblox. We are the market leader in technology for network control. Our success depends on bright, energetic, talented people who share a passion for excellence in building the next generation of networking technologies—and having fun along the way. Infoblox offers a fast-paced, action-oriented environment. We promote a culture that embraces innovation, change, teamwork, and strong partnerships. Join the winning Infoblox team—our future looks bright, and so will yours. To check out what it’s like to be a Bloxer click here.