1+ months

AppDynamics Sales Engineer - Korea

Cisco Systems Inc.

About Us

Cisco AppDynamics is the Full Stack Observability company. We enable customers with real-time insights into applications, servers, networks, security, business KPIs, user experiences, and more. This helps our customers rationalize and improve their complex and often geographically disparate architectures, accelerating their digital transformation from a reactive to a proactive culture. We make the digital world work. Our vision is to empower people and machines to continuously advance business performance to benefit everyone.

Cisco was voted #1 best company to work for by Fortune 100 best places to work! We are FSO. We are Cisco. The Bridge to Possible.

About the Role

As a Sales Engineer at Cisco AppDynamics, you will be responsible for providing world class full customer lifecycle sales technical support to the sales team. Working directly with customers you will be the subject matter expert on application performance management and AppDynamics.

You will be responsible for delivering product demonstrations that directly address customer pain and emphasize Cisco Full Stack Observability solutions. During the sales cycle, you will lead the proof of concepts, demonstrating Ciscos ability to meet and exceed customer requirements, often in the customer's production environment. Finally, you will have the opportunity to work directly with our Product Management, Engineering, Customer Success, and Marketing teams to share your knowledge and experiences to ultimately improve our business and our customers' success.

You will work on a range of accounts from top Enterprises to exciting small-medium business and startups.

About You

To be a successful Sales Engineer at Cisco AppDynamics, you dont need to have experience as a sales engineer. Anyone with a desire to be in customer-facing role and can demonstrates a passion and a curiosity for solving technology and business problems can be successful. You are ambitious, self-motivated, and ideally have experience with performance management technologies and techniques and cloud native architecture.

Other qualifications we are looking for include:

  • 5+ years relevant experience of which 3-5 years experience working with at least one of the following languages: Java, .NET, SAP ABAP, Node.Js, Python.
  • 1+ years' experience working with IaaS and PaaS offerings in one or more of the following cloud service providers: Azure, AWS, GCP.
  • Conceptual knowledge of cloud native architecture.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Passionate about technical sales and working with customers.
  • Ambitious and self-motivated with a high emotional IQ.
  • Experience and competence working at OS command lines including Unix, Linux and Window command prompts.
  • Experience with Unix/Linux/Windows shell scripting.
  • Knowledge of basic networking components and concepts. Ability to troubleshoot basic networking issues that may prevent communication between hosts.
  • Experience with web servers and common relational databases used in today's application architectures. Ability to understand SQL.
  • Ability to work on multiple opportunities concurrently.

Desired Experience & Skills:

  • Experience with application performance management, performance engineering technologies and techniques.
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes and/or OpenShift.
  • Conceptual knowledge of OpenTelemetry and, more broadly, Observability.
  • Experience in SAP Basis Administration and Operations.
  • Experience with common .NET web application architecture frameworks, distribution mechanisms and messaging components such as ASMX, WCF, MSMQ, etc.
  • Experience with common Java web application architecture frameworks, distribution mechanisms and messaging components such as servlets, struts, Spring, EJB, web services, RMI, JMS, MQ-Series, etc.

Why Join Us?

Other than working with amazing and innovative technology fueled with a curious culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities, we provide amazing employee benefits as well, like:

  • Competitive compensation for work, along with participation in the Cisco Employee Stock Purchase Program.
  • A generous time off policy with an extra day as our birthday gift. We also offer up to 4 weeks of emergency situation time off.
  • Supporting volunteer activities by offering additional paid time off (up to 5 days a year) and match donations.
  • Providing opportunities to broaden horizons by attending popular conferences, team outing events, subscriptions to popular training platforms and an exceptional catalogue of internal self-paced learning.
  • Emphasis on an importance in family and a work/life balance; therefore, our leaders believe in flexible work from home, baby gifts, maternity & paternity support, employee and family assistance, along with expert medical resources.

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Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S. and/or Canada:

When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S. and/or Canada locations, not including equity or benefits. For non-sales roles the hiring ranges reflect base salary only; employees are also eligible to receive annual bonuses. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive compensation target. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications, or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. or Canada hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

U.S. employees have access to quality medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a Cisco matching contribution, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance and numerous wellbeing offerings. Employees receive up to twelve paid holidays per calendar year, which includes one floating holiday, plus a day off for their birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) each year and have access to paid time away to deal with critical or emergency issues without tapping into their PTO. We offer additional paid time to volunteer and give back to the community. Employees are also able to purchase company stock through our Employee Stock Purchase Program.

Employees on sales plans earn performance-based incentive pay on top of their base salary, which is split between quota and non-quota components. For quota-based incentive pay, Cisco pays at the standard rate of 1% of incentive target for each 1% revenue attainment against the quota up to 100%. Once performance exceeds 100% quota attainment, incentive rates may increase up to five times the standard rate with no cap on incentive compensation. For non-quota-based sales performance elements such as strategic sales objectives, Cisco may pay up to 125% of target. Cisco sales plans do not have a minimum threshold of performance for sales incentive compensation to be paid.

Posted: 2023-09-13 Expires: 2023-12-10



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