Solution Sales Manager

Date: Mar 12, 2018

Location: Santa Rosa, CA, US

Job ID: 18801

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Keysight is the world's leading electronic measurement company, helping scientists and engineers address their toughest technical challenges with confidence through innovations in wireless, modular, and software solutions. Our employees leverage their insight and passion to deliver measurement solutions in wireless communications, aerospace and defense, and semiconductor markets with world-class platforms, software and consistent measurement science.

This job will be part of the Communications Solutions Group, which is responsible for Keysight's portfolio in the Wireless Data Ecosystem, including wireless devices, operators, internet infrastructure, and Aerospace & Defense. Our software-centric solutions accelerate our customers' time to market and reduce their costs - giving them a competitive advantage in today's and tomorrow's technology waves.

Job Description

Solution Sales Manager

The cellular industry is on the cusp of a massive wave of 5G investment that will usher in the next generation of wireless technology – making 5G Keysight’s most important market.  Internet Infrastructure’s Network Access team is a fast-paced, startup style business innovation that is at the epicenter of this new technology wave!  Network Access is currently seeking a dynamic, experienced business driver to be our next Solution Sales Manager.

This role will have sales management responsibility for an almost $200M business and involves the direct management of a geographically distributed team of skilled business development professionals. Responsibilities will include

•Work with regional field teams to position applications and solution fit
•Work with field teams to set sales strategies and drive funnel of qualified opportunities to business close
•Support pricing strategies & negotiations to manage discounts
•Track funnels and key order results against set goals with solution teams
•Identifying needs and develop field solution selling skills appropriate to industry targets and solutions
•Work with solution team experts to ensure generation of timely and rich marketing content to industry audience
•Provide ongoing leadership, drive and skills coaching for team of business professionals 

Job Qualifications

Position requires BSEE or equivalent.

Direct Sales or extensive experience in a customer facing role is a requirement for this role along with at least 5 years experience directly managing people. A strong knowledge of the communications industry ecosystem, especially around major Network Equipment Manufacturers is preferred. Good breadth of knowledge across all Keysight solution offerings and competitors in this market is required.

Other key attributes are:

•Excellent organizational abilities and high level of attention to detail
•Collaborative, tenacious, and diplomatic mindset a must
•Solid verbal, written and presentation skills
•Demonstrates ability to be interrupted, proactively seek appropriate contacts, and effective time management
•Problem solving skills
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office
•MBA or advanced degree preferred.

Job Function








Day Job




Full Time (F)


Travel Required:


25 - 50%



Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable 


Privacy Statement 

***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***

Keysight Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.


Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

Americas : United States : California : Santa Rosa

Job ID : 18801 

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