12 hours
2017-12-142018-01-13

Technical Solution Architect

Cisco Systems Inc.
  • Job Code
    1220874
Technical Solution Architect

Technical Solution Architect

  • Location:
    New York, NY, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    Chicago, IL
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Pre Sales and Product Management
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Big Data, Analytics, Cloud and Data Center, Networking
  • Job Id
    1220874
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The Business Entity

Cisco is crafting a rich portfolio of hardware, software and service solutions to meet changing business requirements. Cisco Tetration Analytics provides unparalleled visibility into today's Data Centers. Cisco is 100% committed to building platforms on open APIs to allow greater flexibility in integrating with third parties. Data Centers are changing - and so is Cisco. This is your chance to join a team that is re-defining networking.

 

The Team

This Technical Solutions Architect role is crucial to the success of Cisco’s strategy in defining the next generation of SDN, Data Analytics, and DC security. This individual will be responsible for working on Cisco’s newest and most cutting edge entries into the Data Center market segment. Your assigned product focus will change as Cisco brings new products to market. It is critical that the candidate be of a caliber that can be recognized as not only a technical leader within Cisco but within the industry as well.

 

Role & Responsibilities

In this highly visible role you will:

* Work closely with the development teams and Cisco Development Organization (CDO) executives at an early stage to and contribute to the development of content and messaging of Cisco Tetration, ACI, and other DC software products.

* Bring new products to market by working with CDO and the field sales organization

* Directly drive new sales opportunities with aligned field sales teams

* Operate as Cisco Data Center technology expert and thought leader internally and externally to Cisco

* Work diligently to become the Subject Matter Expert (SME) in your assigned region

* Work closely with Cisco’s competitive marketing and technical marketing teams to determine competitor strategy and differentiate Cisco’s solution in the market.

 

Minimum Qualifications

* Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field or related experience

* Experience in a high level technical selling role required

* 10+ years of technical experience in Data Center technologies

* 5 + years in a customer facing technical role required

* Solid understanding on Big Data and related analytics

* Knowledge of large scale Data Center Switch Fabric Architectures

* Understanding of L2/L3 topology design and implementations

* Knowledge of cloud computing (AWS, Azure, Google, etc)

* Knowledge of various orchestration tools (vRealize, Morpheus, Turbonomics, etc) and cloud application architectures

 

Desired Skills

* Experience with implementation of Cisco ACI and/or Nexus DC switches

* Software sales experience (VMware, ServiceNow, BMC, AWS, Azure)

* Experience with Docker or other container platforms

* Experience with Splunk

* Cisco ASA or similar firewall technical sales experience

* Python programming to the extent that it drives networking decisions

* Understanding on Intent-based networking

 

About Cisco

The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.


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