Sales Engineer

Boston, Massachusetts, United States Full-time

Company Overview

iboss has created the first and only Secure Cloud Gateway specifically designed to solve the challenge of securing distributed organizations.  Built for the cloud, iboss leverages an elastic, node-based architecture that provides advanced security for today’s decentralized organizations and scales to meet the ever-increasing bandwidth needs of tomorrow.  The iboss Secure Cloud Gateway is backed by more than 100 patents and protects over 4,000 organizations worldwide, making iboss one of the fastest growing cybersecurity companies in the world.  

Sales Engineers partner closely with the Sales and Channel team to present cloud, web security and new threat technologies to prospects. This is a self-driven, fast paced, agile environment and you will work with some of the best developers in the industry. There is no ceiling and the tremendous opportunity for growth within the company.


  • Provide technical pre-sales subject matter expertise partnered with sales account executives for customer meetings, webinars and product demos
  • Work closely with customers and sales account executives to develop hardware/software network architecture and designs for new installations and upgrades
  • Perform remote and on-site product/solution proof-of-concepts, initial configurations, and product training
  • Create and manage internal and external product and training documentation
  • Attend and present at trade shows and on-site training


  • Excellent customer-facing presentation and communication skills
  • Thorough understanding of the sales lifecycle process
  • Ability to simplify complex issues and articulate technical & business solutions to a wide range of customer roles from senior executives (CxOs) to hands-on engineers
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and driven; ability to perform and excel with little supervision
  • Excellent collaborator and teammate
  • Frequent on-site travel to customer location
  • Experience as pre-sales engineer or equivalent
  • 5-7 years of experience designing and supporting multilayer IP networks; routing and switching
  • 5-7 years of experience with network security; firewalls, intrusion prevention, risk assessment, pen testing, content filtering, PKI, SSL/TLS
  • 5-7 years of experience managing large (>1k seat) Windows and Mac workstation deployments
  • 5-7 years of experience managing Windows Server and Red Hat Linux server environments; Expert level with Linux
  • 5-7 years of experience managing DNS; Microsoft and Bind
  • Experience in virtualization and specifically VDI implementations
  • Experience in acquiring and analyzing packet captures
  • Experience managing enterprise deployments of iOS, Android, and Chromebook devices
  • Experience writing SQL queries
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and tools

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS/MS degree in Engineering and/or Computer Science
  • MIS graduates are a plus
  • Solid understanding of networking, server, and web technologies
  • Experience with IT management products and services
  • Database query language (SQL) and report development is desirable
  • Domain expertise with IT operations, application management and/or security/compliance is desirable
  • Experience with network directories is desirable


  • Health, Vision, Dental, Chiropractic - open to domestic partners
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Company paid holidays
  • Optimistic, supportive, and FUN work environment
  • Fantastic quarterly company events
  • Free catered lunch every Friday
  • Free snacks
  • Free on-site gym access 
  • Close to public transportation


The duties and responsibilities described above are essential functions of the job.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a veteran or as an individual with a disability.

*This position is not eligible for sponsorship of work visas