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Associate Sales Engineer - July 2023 Start

Early Career Development Program

Do you want to be in a customer-facing role that leverages both your technical and communication skills?  Do you want to be an Engineer but also get to use your people skills to sell cutting edge solutions?

This is an exciting time for you to kickstart your career in the IT industry. Digital transformation is everywhere, with technologies such as Multi-Cloud, Automation, IoT, AI/ML and 5G driving the next waves of innovation. Juniper Networks is at the heart of this transformation with its industry-leading technologies that are helping to resolve the most complex issues in connectivity.

Sales Engineers are the technical specialists who articulate and accelerate time-to-value for customers by leveraging Cloud, AI-Ops, operational simplicity, and service-assurance enabled architectures. You will become the technical lead who works with our customers to understand their business issues, networking and security constraints, and then apply Juniper technology to solve those problems. You will be able to apply your passion for technology to excite our customers, and provide them with the best possible experience and outcomes.

If you enjoy real-world application of knowledge to seek solutions to problems, Sales Engineering is an extraordinary place to be! Are you willing to unleash your potential?

The Associate SE Program is a career development program designed to rapidly onboard new engineers. The program starts in July 2023 with an intensive, hands-on training and development phase where you will begin to learn fundamental Juniper technology and professional skills. 

You will then move into the apprenticeship phase of the program where you will focus on real-world projects to deepen your Juniper technology knowledge, hands-on skills, and customer interaction experience.

Responsibilities will vary depending on each assignment, but will include such goals as the following:

  • Attend and assist onsite customer presentations and engagements, including solution demonstrations
  • Prepare technical responses to customer proposals and follow up on customer questions
  • Participate in the development of lab proof-of-concept configurations based on test plans
  • Deliver training and workshops
  • Seek to learn and build solutions that fit customer needs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MUST BE a 2022 or Spring 2023 Bachelors or Masters graduate with a degree in a technical related field like Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or Computer Science 
  • Strong communications skills, including writing and speaking
  • Interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Deep and incurable curiosity
  • Ability for analytical thinking to solve technical problems

Desired Qualifications:

  • General knowledge of computer networking solutions
  • Cloud networking and OS virtualization technologies knowledge a plus
  • Experience with Python or similar scripting languages a plus

In addition, you will join our comprehensive University Talent Program that fosters personal as well as professional growth, thoroughly preparing interns for the next step in their careers. Juniper internships are project-based, allowing interns to solve important problems, make lasting impacts on their teams, and contribute to the company’s overall objectives. Interns are mentored by some of the most talented and skillful innovators in the industry; you will connect with transformative thought leaders who promote disruptive ideas in their field. You will also participate in constructive professional workshops, company-wide community service initiatives, and an executive speaker series. You’ll build lasting friendships, expand your network, and connect with colleagues from around the world.

At Juniper Networks, you will not only have opportunities to build real-life, hands-on work experience – you’ll also have the chance to learn from the best and lay the groundwork for a successful career.