Calix Inc.

Director, Sales Engineering, Western Regional Telco

US-US - Remote | US-CO-Denver | US-TX-Dallas | US-CA-San Jose
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We at Calix wake up every day and think about one thing – the best way to connect the device-enabled subscriber and the cloud-enhanced Internet of Everything. It’s a noble cause, and one that we share with a finite group of communications service providers (CSPs) around the world whose networks and software define the broadband experience of subscribers everywhere. As the leading provider of innovative communications software, systems, and services to these CSPs, our role is to provide the vision, the insights, and the solutions to enable them to be the service provider of choice to their subscribers. This formula has worked. As Calix Software Defined Access and Calix Cloud innovations and value-added services enable our customers to transform their businesses and be the winning CSPs of tomorrow, they reward us with double-digit growth and extraordinary loyalty. It’s a virtuous cycle, and as a half-billion dollar start-up, it’s one that is just getting started. Do you share our passion and want to learn more?


This is a newly created role in the North America Sales organization, the purpose of which is to lead and mentor the Sales Engineer (SE) teams, and provide high level field support on strategic customer engagements.


  • Provide leadership, mentoring, and career development coaching to a team of Sales Engineers;
  • Contribute as the technical lead for regional sales leadership teams;
  • Lead technical training and develop programs/processes that can be leveraged company-wide;
  • Aggregate technical product information from customers into Calix product definition and field marketing teams (i.e. influencing and communicating key customer and product requirements);
  • Direct people management responsibility for field SE’s;
  • Present on Calix and industry topic at both public events and customer briefings


  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in telecommunications with specific knowledge of Telco Edge and Access networking solutions
  • Strong knowledge base of data (IP) services. Preferred knowledge of SDN and NFV.

  • Strong interpersonal, written and public speaking skills and the ability to work effectively across multiple audiences and levels within both internal and external organizations
  • Demonstrated leadership experience working with teams covering major account, region, or national sales efforts
  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or related discipline



  • Major hub city in the western half of the US. Desired locations are Dallas, Denver, Seattle, Phoenix and San Francisco.


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