Brian Gautreau

4111 Brady Ridge Dr · Cedar Park, TX 78613 · (512) 632-7642 ·

I am a top performing Sales and Solutions Engineer focused on microservices, applications, and application security.

I have over 20 years of experience selling, developing and implementing enterprise solutions, managing technical teams and exceeding expectations.


Solutions Engineer

F5 Networks

Solutions Engineer architect for solutions supporting the U.S. Army

August 2022 - Present

Customer Success Account Manager

F5 Networks

Renewal Sales and Customer Success for Financial Servicees and Federal Accounts in the Nginx Business Unit.

May 2019 - August 2022

Sales Engineer

F5 Networks

Sales Engineer architecting enterprise solutions for application delivery and modern, microservices based applications in the Financial Services accounts.

October 2017 - May 2019

Cloud Software Sales Engineer


Sales Engineer for Brocade Networking Software including Application Delivery and Software Defined Networking.

October 2014 - September 2017

Solutions Architecthure - Principal Engineer

Dell Inc.

Worked with customers to learn workloads then used the data to build bespoke hyper-scale computing solutions using Dell DCS Systems including commodities like network adapters, CPUs, FPGA and Storage HBAs.

August 2013 - October 2013

Systems Principal Engineer

Dell Inc.

Solution Architect for Business Ready Configurations, Dell vStarts and Active System, and the Microsoft Fast Track Private Cloud programs.

September 2010 - August 2013

IT Operations Manager

Junior Achievement Worldwide
October 2008 - September 2010

Enterprise Tech Support Manager

Dell Inc.
August 2005 - August 2007

Tech Support Engineer

Dell Inc.
March 2003 - August 2005

Unix/Linux Consultant

Exodus Communications
September 1998 - March 2003


USPTO #9270791

Discovery and Configuration of Network Devices via Data Link Layer Communications
Issued February 23, 2016

USPTO #9325608

Systems And Methods For Reducing Information Loss In An Aggregated Information Handling System
Issued April 26, 2016


Tools & Interfaces


When not selling and working with customers, I enjoy spending time with my family, watching the Verde and Black (Austin FC), woodworking and keeping up with my fish/aquarium.

I also enjoy tinkering with IoT devices, home automation, 3D printing and several other nerdy hobbies.

Awards & Certifications

  • Brocade Software Sales Engineer of the Year
  • Dell Gold Awared
  • Dell Silver Award
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP #23834)
  • Cisco CCNA
  • Novell CNA/CNE/Master CNE
  • RedHat RHCE
  • Riverbed RCSA-AD
  • Microsoft MCP
  • Sun Solaris SCSA