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Since 1990, Savvius has been developing hardware and software solutions that drive network performance, enabling organizations of all sizes to analyze, troubleshoot, optimize, and secure their wired and wireless networks. Savvius products are sold in over 60 countries through a broad network of channel and strategic partners. Savvius products are deployed in all industrial sectors, from SMB to 80% of the Fortune 1000. Customers include Boeing, Chrysler, Fidelity, Motorola, Nationwide, and more. Strategic partners include Aruba, Atheros, Avaya, Cisco, Intel, Marvel, Mitel, NetOptics, Motorola, Telchemy, Xirrus, and others.

Savvius is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a very complete and competitive benefits package.

  • Unless otherwise stated, all jobs are located in Walnut Creek, California. Local applicants only please - we are not able to pay relocation costs.
  • Principals Only. Recruiters please refrain from contacting us.

Please use our employment form to submit resumes.

Current Employment Listings

Sales Engineer - Midwest
Partner Marketing and Events Specialist
Director, Human Resources
Senior C++ Software Engineer
C++ Software Engineer


Sales Engineer - Midwest (Job Code: SEMW):

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Position Summary:

The primary focus of this position is to support customers in adopting and integrating Savvius products. The SE is a key player in the sales cycle, offering excellent technical resource from the pre-sales to the post-sales stages and is responsible for all technical, solution, and competitive aspects of the sale.

Location:
- Ideally located in a large midwest Metropolitan area - Chicago, Dallas.
- Relocation not included.

Responsibilities:

  • In addition, SE's are called upon to support marketing events at trade shows, lunch-and-learns, webinars, and other ad-hoc events as needed. Excellent communication skills and ability to demonstrate products effectively is a must.
  • The SE will also take responsibility for customer satisfaction in the post -sales stage, assuring that all solutions are working as expected.
  • The successful SE candidate will take ownership of the prime technical relationship with our pre-sales customers to drive customer satisfaction by proactively managing and delivering technical information onsite, online, and via telephone.
  • The SE will work in conjunction with Sales, Marketing, Support and Product Managers, to be the technical bridge between our Sales Representatives and their pre-sales customers.
  • SE's must be both sales-focused and technically astute. He/She must be successful selling to Fortune 500 executives, and convincing C-level and director level executives of the technical merits of the Savvius solution.

Requirements:

  • 50% travel
  • Must be willing to work in a fast paced environment with multiple roles.
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows server and UNIX (Solaris, Linux, AIX) Operating Systems.
  • Superior solution-scoping abilities, using our existing solution and influencing new product development.
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills, including the ability to meet a business requirement with a technical solution.
  • Experience scoping, managing and executing customer pilots and POC's.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, persuasion, resentation and writing skills.
  • Experience with VOIP and Wireless network technologies.
  • Experience and knowledge of TCP/IP, LANs and Network infrastructure.
  • Extensive knowledge in packet analysis with protocol analyzers, and network management applications.
  • Experience mapping RFI/RFP requirements to software solutions.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, CS, IT, or equivalent
  • 5 + years of enterprise class software support experience to customers and executives at small, medium and large enterprises.

Partner Marketing and Events Specialist (Job Code: MES100):

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Position Summary:

Are you a natural engaging leader who likes to drive and own projects including events? Do you have exceptional communication skills that gets sales, partners and colleagues excited about the opportunities? Reporting to the Head of Marketing, Savvius seeks a dynamic and self directed Marketing Specialist to work directly with the marketing and sales team to organize and execute national, regional and international events, joint marketing programs with partners and lead communication initiatives.

Savvius is a great place to work where your ideas are heard and your efforts are recognized. We are not looking for an order taker but rather a leader who likes to try new things, understands the sales process and is metrics driven. Our ideal candidate is an “A” player, is allergic to mediocre, does what it takes to get the job done and has a great attitude.

Responsibilities:

  • Optimize lead gen programs through cross-social promotions and blog/content swaps with partners
  • Manage partner content on website for accuracy, inclusion and comprehension
  • Write promotional copy for events to motivate attendance
  • Work with Business Development and the Executive Leadership team to create and drive compelling and high-impact marketing programs in conjunction with our strategic partners.
  • Provide support on a wide range of Marketing programs and initiatives
  • Develop, organize, and manage detailed project plans for events and joint partner marketing programs. Manage all aspects of the programs including budget, vendors, travel, brand integrity and lead input.

Requirements:

  • Cover letter required
  • Must be able to travel 10% to 15% with a valid passport.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • Full time position in Walnut Creek, CA. Relocation fees not available.
  • Experience with marketing automation software (Hubspot, Marketo or Pardot) a plus
  • Confidence, comfort and proficiency with software and technology, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc. Experience with the Adobe Suite a plus.
  • Superior attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Self-starter who takes initiative, has excellent follow through and wants to learn more
  • Team player with the ability to engage with the sales team and earn their trust
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • 3 -5 years experience in a high-tech marketing role or equivalent with a proven track record in events, program or project management
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Marketing, English, Communications or a related discipline

Director, Human Resources (Job Code: HRD):

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Position Summary:

Responsible for all Human Resources related duties in the following functional areas: employee relations, recruiting, compensation, benefits administration, training, employment, labor relations, and affirmative action programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Administer company’s Human Resource Online system including processing of all employee changes, approvals, and uploads.
  • Respond to questions from employees regarding programs, policies and procedures.
  • Consult with managers and staff on performance management and employee relations issues.
  • Evaluate and suggest new benefit or compensation structures or changes to existing plans.
  • Conduct wage survey within labor market to determine competitive wage rate.
  • Benefits administration for all insurance coverage, 401K plan, LTD, Life Insurance, PFL, FMLA, COBRA and other company sponsored programs.
  • Benefits program research and negotiation.
  • Conduct new hire orientation.
  • Maintain and coordinate employee recognition programs.
  • Facilitate and/or provide training to the workforce.
  • Represent the company for any unemployment claims.
  • Respond to employee relation issues such as employee complaints, harassment allegations and civil rights complaints.
  • Conduct exit interviews, analyze data and make recommendations to the management team for corrective action and continuous improvement.
  • Develop and update all current and future job descriptions.
  • Manage all aspects of the recruiting process including sourcing and managing contract recruiters, job requisitions, posting, sourcing candidates, screening and processing all candidates.
  • As a member of the Senior Staff, actively participate in setting and implementing business strategy for Savvius; and be a leader for culture and change across the company.
  • Partner with employees and management to communicate various Human Resources policies, procedures, laws, standards and government regulations.

Requirements:

  • Preferred: PHR, SPHR or GPHR certification
  • Preferred: Corporate Technical Recruiting experience.
  • Preferred: Human Resources Generalist experience in the high tech industry.
  • Proficient personal computer skills.
  • Experience training and coaching managers and employees on all levels of Human Resources related issues.
  • Thorough knowledge of all State and Federal labor laws.
  • 5+ years of experience in benefits administration, compensation, and commission plan structures.
  • 5+ years of Corporate Recruiting experience.
  • 5-10 years Human Resources Generalist experience.
  • Bachelor's degree Human Resources Management, or a related field.

Senior C++ Software Engineer (Job Code: SCSE):

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Position Summary:

Savvius Inc. offers a range of powerful software and appliance products that automate the collection of critical network data for security investigations and for network and application visibility and performance diagnostics. Savvius has a position open for a Senior Software Engineer in our Walnut Creek, CA office. As a Senior Developer, you are already deeply skilled in software design and development and are interested in making a significant contribution to our success. Our ideal candidate will be able to contribute 'end-to-end' in our development process, from inception to shipping. Experience architecting software, familiarity with design patterns, ability and willingness to contribute to specification development, familiarity with testing methodologies, familiarity with scalability patterns, UI development using JavaScript frameworks, and a high level of fluency in C++ are all part of the Senior Engineer position. It is not essential to have a deep background in networking or security, though that is certainly a plus. Rather than a long checklist of 'must have X years with tool Y', we are looking for a person who is really good at designing, implementing, and delivering quality software and is ready to ramp up quickly on new challenges. If you enjoy working within a small team on cutting edge technology and are interested in delivering quality networking and security solutions, Savvius is a great place to work!

Responsibilities:

  • (Cooperate) - Work with cross-department teams to solve technical issues
  • (Debug) - Troubleshoot existing features and new development
  • (Learn) - Expand your knowledge in networking and security
  • (Program) - Transform functional specifications into shipping products
  • (Plan) - Provide schedules and plans, and execute to them
  • (Design) - Create functional specifications and architect software

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of industry experience
      We expect you to be broadly skilled in software development
      You need to understand software design at all levels and hit the ground running
  • Fluent in C++ - Our most critical code is written in C++ and you need to be an expert
  • Self-motivated, innovative, and creative
      We are not micro-managers here - you will be expected to step in and deliver software
      You are continually looking around and learning new things about software development
  • Passion for delivering products to our customers. Everyone is expected to understand our customers's needs
  • Familiarity with common networking technologies and protocols. If you don't know it well but can learn quickly, that's OK
  • Linux and Windows development experience. Our core system works on both Windows and Linux, we need you to be deeply knowledgeable in both of them.
  • Willing to learn legacy code as well as develop new code. We have a large existing code base of successful products and our new development often needs to integrate, inter-operate, and communicate with existing products
  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics or equivalent experience. We develop complicated multi-platform software, you must have technical mastery of development
  • United States citizenship. We are not currently handling H1-B and Green Card applications
  • Pluses
    Deep knowledge of networking. If you are not already skilled, you will need to learn networking

C++ Software Engineer (Job Code: CEG):

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Position Summary:

Voted one of the Top Bay Area Companies to work for, Savvius has a position open for a Software Engineer in our Walnut Creek, CA office. As a Senior Developer you have already mastered software development and are interested in making a significant contribution on our team. Our ideal candidate will have deep knowledge of current network technology and the ability to transform that knowledge into useful tools for our customers. However, we are interested in anyone who is a passionate and intelligent software developer.

Responsibilities:

  • Design software features to meet product requirements
  • Write technical specifications and assist with functional specifications
  • Provide detailed schedules and plans to meet them
  • Troubleshoot and debug existing products and new development
  • Research networking protocols and practices, development techniques, quality improvement methods, and share your knowledge with the team
  • Work with cross-functional teams including Quality Assurance, Product Management, and Technical Publications in order to meet product requirements

Requirements:

  • United States citizenship
  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of C++ hands-on software development experience in Windows (XP/Vista/7) and Linux environments
  • Significant experience designing and implementing desktop software
  • Familiarity with interface guidelines and principles of interface design
  • Familiar with common networking technologies and protocols
  • Strong Linux development experience
  • Demonstrable achievement in creating solutions for issues, rapid prototyping and automation
  • Socket-level network programming experience
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