1+ months

SDN Sales Specialist

Cisco Systems Inc.
Sydney, NSW 2060

Why You'll Love Cisco

We change the World, you will become passionate about your employer and the brand you represent. Everything is converging on the Internet, making networked connections more meaningful than ever before in our lives. Our employees' groundbreaking ideas impact everything. Here, that means we take creative ideas from the drawing board to dynamic solutions that have real world impact. You'll be part a team that cares about its customers, enjoys having fun, and you'll take part in changing the lives of those in our local communities. Come prepared to be encouraged and inspired.

What Youll Do

Do you want to play a meaningful role in driving the most important changes ever seen in the history of networks? The ANZ Enterprise Networking team is looking for a passionate and articulate Sales Specialist (SS) who will specialise in Software Defined Networking (SDN) for Service Provider Campus and Branch networks.

This role focuses on driving sales and pipeline growth of Ciscos newest and most exciting products and technologies. As an SDN SS, you will uncover ways in which Ciscos Digital Network Architecture (DNA) and Meraki cloud-managed solutions can benefit our Service Provider customers. This will be essential to your success in developing and executing a DNA sales strategy, in partnership with the Cisco sales and partner teams. You will demonstrate a strong Campus and Branch Network knowledge set across SD-WAN, Routing, Switching, Network Management, Automation and Wireless.

The key goals of the SDN PSS are:

  • Drive EN revenue, sales pipeline and focus across the designated territory
  • Drive software sales and recurring revenue via Cisco DNA and Meraki
  • Evangelise the benefits of SDN, delivered via Cisco DNA and Meraki
  • Drive customer success via the adoption of DNA capabilities
  • Nurture specialist partner relationships

Who You'll Work With

Our team embraces unprecedented innovation and has tremendous opportunity for growth. You will succeed because we listen to our customers and anticipate their needs as the market shifts and technology transitions accelerate. You will work with a broad range of customers across our Service Provider segment. The role will require you to work cross-functionally across Cisco and in partnership with our channel to develop compelling sales offers. You will join the strongest product sales specialist team in the industry and peer with Account Managers, Technical Solution Architects, Account focused System Engineers and peer PSSs who are invested in your success. Our culture will support and empower you.

Who You Are

You will be self-driven and have a background in selling core networking and software. Interpreting technology for the customers benefit is fundamental to success. You will have excellent communication skills which extend to customer presentations, whiteboarding and product demonstrations. You will be able to strategically handle relationships with cross functional sales and services teams. The role will also require you to engage with the Cisco Business Units, to influence product development and to ensure that the requirements of the ANZ market are prioritised.

You will also have the following attributes:

  • At least 8+ years of validated relevant industry experience
  • Pre-Sales/Sales experience
  • Typically requires BS/BA (EE/CS) or equivalent.
  • CCNP CCDP or similar vendor Certification Highly Regarded.
  • Deep understanding of Branch and Campus connectivity technologies including SD-WAN, Wireless, Automation, Switching, Routing.
  • Self starter, with a hunger for knowledge
  • Strong aptitude for commercial and business concepts
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Experience in Software Defined Networking advantageous

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their different talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

We connect everything - people, process, data and things and we use those connections to change our world for the better.

We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more.

We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Posted: 2019-08-23 Expires: 2020-01-10

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