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Approved Networks is the premier third-party networking hardware company that specializes in optical transceivers and fiber optic cabling. For over a decade our technical expertise and advanced programming capabilities have allowed us to consistently deliver first-to-market compatibility solutions for the most rigorous optical networking environments. We have successfully fostered a company-wide environment of dedication, camaraderie, and professional progress. We were able to do this by granting our employees the freedom to learn and attack problems in their own way, while at the same time understanding the importance of individual accountability. This attitude allows our sales, operations, engineering, and marketing teams to grow in whatever way they think is suited to benefit the well-being of the company; and with these tenants in mind we have become a global provider offering technical, logistical, and sales support to over 3,000 clients in 30 countries.

If you believe that you would fit in with our fast paced, professionally driven workplace, please inquire about a career in our Programming, Sales, Warehouse Supply, Operations, and Lab departments. If you believe that you would be an asset to our company, but do not think you fit into one of the roles listed above, feel free to send us an application and describe the role in which you envision yourself within our team. Join us and be a leader in the fastest growing segment of technology hardware!

International & Domestic  Optical Hardware Sales Rep – Approved Networks, Inc.

We are seeking qualified sales professionals with knowledge and experience in technology or networking hardware sales.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Prospect through outbound phone, email and direct networking to generate and close new accounts within the assigned region.
  • Utilize company marketing, trade shows, and lead generation activities to open and grow new business.
  • Prepare detailed technical and business presentations for prospective customers.
  • Respond to RFPs, prepare quotes and proposals.
  • Work with Sales and Business Operations Management to negotiate business and legal terms with prospects.
  • Provide detailed activity reports and verbal feedback for sales management.
  • Travel to client sites and attend applicable industry trade shows, networking events, customer feedback sessions and other off-site events to promote Approved’s product offerings.

Education, Experience and Skills Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of sales experience in software or hardware sales
  • References from customers and partners
  • Proven knowledge of hardware and networking platforms preferred
  • Accountable with the ability to work well in high-stress situations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced time management skills
  • Sales pipeline management skills
  • Exceptional work ethic indispensable
  • Travel required between 5-10% of the work year
  • Resilient, driven, challenge-oriented individuals with strong record of achievement in academics, athletics, business or service endeavors will succeed in this role.
Warehouse Associate – Approved Networks, Inc.

Fast growing business to business E-Commerce company seeks highly motivated, detail oriented individual with the ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced warehouse and production environment. Seeking Full Time Employee to work between the hours of 9-6 pm, Monday - Friday (limited flexibility).Tasks include picking and stocking inventory, labeling small parts, packaging/shipping, organizing warehouse area, driving to local vendors and picking up light weight packages (product) from said vendors, and assistance with operations as needed. Starting position with the potential for growth on other projects.

Minimum Skill-set required

  • Drivers license and reliable transportation
  • Data entry and Microsoft Excel proficiency
  • General knowledge of computing
  • Excellent communications skills (written and spoken)

Skill-set desired, but not required - allow candidate to stand out

  • Strong interest and knowledge of network hardware
  • Experience working in a production or warehouse environment
  • QuickBooks familiarity (enterprise version preferred but not required)
  • Researching web and other sources of data

Desired Traits

  • Efficient and positive work ethic with sense of urgency
  • A natural yearning for accuracy
  • Thrives in a team environment

Inquiries please email: careers@approvedoptics.com