Systems Engineer - Multiple Regions/Locations (500/106-112)

Pensando HQ, Full time


Pensando Systems is looking for an experienced Systems Engineer to help sell our products and solutions to Enterprise, Cloud and Service Provider customers, while reporting to leadership at Pensando HQ, this role will be based in the field.. This individual will act as the main resource leading the technical engagement with prospective customers, guiding them through Pensando product advantages and unique capabilities, helping to architect solutions addressing customer’s needs, assisting the customers through integration and qualification phases towards successful release to production of their final product/system. Position can be located in California, New York, Texas, Chicago, Washington DC, Seattle, Europe.

The preferred candidate should have proven experience in one or more of the following technical areas:

  • Network design and troubleshooting, particularly in large scale datacenter/cloud environments

  • Software Defined Networking (SDN)

  • L2, L3 networking, routing protocols, overlay networks

  • RDMA

  • Network Function Virtualization (NFV)

  • Storage Networking including NVMe-over-Fabrics

  • Network Security, Firewalls, microsegmentation

  • Smart NICs 

  • P4 language


  • Be the technical focal point for assigned customers covering all aspects of Pensando products

  • Facilitate new and existing customer engagements to help secure new design wins for Pensando

  • Act as the technical expert to address customer requirements and solve technical challenges

  • Participate in building Pensando product roadmap by providing the customer requirements to engineering and marketing teams

  • Manage the relationships with customers’ technical teams


  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering  or similar field from an accredited university or college.

  • 10+ years of experience in HW/SW development, Technical Marketing, System, Field or Application Engineering roles, at least 5 years of which is in customer facing role supporting Tier 1 Enterprise, Cloud customers, Server, Storage or Networking OEM customers.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Knowledge of networking protocols, including layers 2, 3 and 4

  • Knowledge of RDMA

  • Solid knowledge of Linux/Unix, VMware

  • Self motivated. Dedicated.

  • Up to 50% travel required

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