7 hours

Technical Marketing Engineer (Policy)

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, US
  • Job Code
Technical Marketing Engineer (Policy)

Technical Marketing Engineer (Policy)

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    Remote Worker OK
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Pre Sales and Product Management
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Internet of Everything, Networking, Security, Wireless, Mobility
  • Job Id

Technical Marketing Engineer

The Competitive Strategic Intelligence team is looking for ambitious, hungry talent with a passion for technology and an even greater passion for winning. The primary responsibility of this role is competitive testing and analysis, translating technical advantages into sales differentiators and training the sales force. This opportunity promises high visibility at the executive level and opportunity for rapid advancement for high performing talent.

Job responsibilities include:

·       Competitive Testing – candidates in this role will focus on hands on analysis of Tier 1 and Tier 2 Enterprise Networking Security vendors and comparing their offers against Cisco’s Identity Services Engine (ISE) and StealthWatch platforms, amongst other security solutions.

·       Solution Testing - Execute competitive benchmark testing and comparative analysis ranging from the box and feature-level to the architecture and solution level.

·       Cross-functional Interaction - Provide strategic and tactical input to Product Management and Engineering to accurately focus product direction and strategy.

·       Training programs - Creation and execution of sales force training programs to improve competitive awareness.

·       Content Creation - Contribute to the competitive knowledge base through deliverables including collateral, battlecards, and whitepapers.

Skills and Requirements:

·       Candidates must demonstrate the ability to work autonomously and still have a big impact.

·       Experience with security and policy competitive product such as ClearPass, preferred.

·       Excellent analytical skills to see impact where it is hidden.

·       Candidates must be highly organized, fluent in English, with strong verbal and written communication skills.

·       Public speaking is a big part of the job, so a candidate must be experienced and skilled as a presenter.

·       Travel required approx. 20%.

The role stands at the intersection of numerous networking and applications technologies, so strong core networking and hands-on expertise in RADIUS / TACACS protocols are mandatory; as well as knowledge and experience in adjacent technologies such as switching, routing, wireless, voice, video, and applications. CCNP level capabilities and knowledge are expected, with CCIE track highly desirable. Candidates must be able to quickly develop functional knowledge of new technologies. Candidates must also demonstrate the ability to understand technologies in both a solution and customer context.

An ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 1-3 years of industry experience and BS/MS in appropriate technical disciplines.


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