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Associate Systems Engineer-Federal

Req ID:  76111

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

In our ‘always on’ world, we believe it’s essential to have a genuine connection with the work you do.


The Systems Engineer will perform technical demos, proof of concept trials, training, and deliver customer presentations. You will be proficient self-starter, with strong technical skills, industry knowledge, and interpersonal skills. Veterans are encouraged to apply.


How You'll help us to connect the world:


Provide solution-oriented, technical sales and support to our Federal Service and Managed Service Providers, Federal Systems integrators and end-user customers as needed. The Associate Systems Engineer will work as a member of a team partnered with an Associate Territory Account Manager to design and sell CommScope/RUCKUS networking solutions. Primary responsibilities will focus on Federal partner development and education, engagement in the assigned territory, performing technical demonstrations, proof of concept trials, training, and delivering customer presentations. The successful candidate will be a proficient self-starter with strong technical skills, industry knowledge, and excellent communication skills.  Knowledge of Federal customers and their business models is desired.  Possess a proficient knowledge of the CommScope/RUCKUS wireless and wired portfolio and related technologies.




  • Pre-sales network engineering design, Bill of Material creation, sales opportunity engagement, and technical training individually or in more extensive group settings.
  • Identifying and driving the development of a territory account plan based on awareness of the business economics and industry trends.
  • Have a proficient knowledge of RUCKUS wireless, wired and software products.
  • Act as a technical advisor who can differentiate and competitively position RUCKUS products.
  • Assist the Territory Account Manager in driving revenue and selling solutions to meet and exceed quota goals.


Required Qualifications :


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical, Computer, or Networking Engineering; Computer Programming; Information Technology; Management Information Systems; Computer Science; Mathematics; or three or more years of experience working with IP/Wireless technologies.
  • Ability to support troubleshooting of complex problems.
  • Effective technical presentation skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.


You'll excite us if you have :


  • U.S. government clearance  
  • Previous sales and/or sales engineering experience
  • An associate-level networking industry certification such as CCNA, BPIPA, JNCIA, Aruba, Ruckus, or CWNA  
  • Knowledge and experience of SE technical skills; specifically, 802.11 a/g/n/ac/ax, 3GPP & LTE (a plus) wireless design and assessment, heat map creation, wireless troubleshooting, wireless network optimization, IP routing and switching WAN/LAN design, configuration, troubleshooting, Layer 4-7 application services, security authentication methods and products, RADIUS, AD, Virtualization environments/deployments, VM installations, (any of VMWare, KVM, Hyper-V, GCE, Azure, AWS), Cloudpath etc.
  • Knowledge of the following areas of specialization: VLAN; Security; VoIP; QoS wired/wireless; BYOD/MDM; PtP; Mesh; Wireless Controller Architectures; Wi-Fi protocols and transmission, RF engineering, Indoor and Outdoor wireless deployments; Packet Capture/Analysis Tools; WLAN Security in the areas of Authentication, Encryption, RADIUS/AAA, EAP/PSK, and Active Directory; RF polarization and Antenna signal propagation behavior.





Our salary ranges consider various factors, including but not limited to benchmarking by independent third-party consultants, skills, years of experience, training, education, geography, and other business needs.  Depending on experience, the range can be higher for candidates with outstanding experience and a demonstrated history of successful performance. This position's expected total compensation (base salary and commission range) is $80,200.00-130,700.00


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Why CommScope?



CommScope is on a quest to deliver connectivity that empowers how we live, work, and learn. Our employees push the boundaries of communications technology that enables game-changing discoveries like 5G, the Internet of Things, and gigabit speeds for everyone, everywhere. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow. 


Ruckus is a Business Unit within CommScope, passionate about delivering groundbreaking solutions to build a smarter, simpler, more connected world. At the heart of global connectivity are the engineers who write innovative software for our award-winning routing and switching products to bring the information quickly and efficiently where needed. We are a pioneer in the wireless infrastructure market, enabling carriers and enterprises to stay ahead of the exploding demand for high-bandwidth applications and services. Our Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi, LTE, and Switching technology redefines what’s possible in wireless network performance with flexibility, reliability, and affordability.

We provide our employees with opportunities where they can innovate and build while growing and developing their careers. We thrive with change and know the value diversity plays in bringing forth new insights and generating better solutions.

If you want to grow your career alongside bright, passionate, and caring people who strive to create what's next…..come connect to your future at CommScope.

CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), including people with disabilities and veterans. If you are seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process, please contact us to submit your request at You can also learn more about CommScope’s accommodation process and EEO policy at 



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