16 days old

Systems Architect

Cisco Systems Inc.
Herndon, VA 20170

Why Youll Love Cisco

You will change the World, you will become passionate about your employer and the brand you represent. Everything is converging on the Internet, making connections more meaningful than ever before in our lives. Our employees' groundbreaking ideas impact everything imaginable, from entertainment, healthcare, and education, to public and private sectors, smart cities, and everyday devices in our homes. Here, that means we will take creative ideas from the drawing board to dynamic solutions that have world impact.

What You'll Do

You will partner with our Service Provider account team in a pre-sales technical role focused on Cisco technology, specifically Service Provider Routing and Optical experience.  Your primary responsibilities include setting up demonstrations, explaining features and benefits to customers, crafting solutions, and configuring products and services to meet specific customer business needs and objectives in Cisco tools. You'll actively participate as a specialist and provides consultative support in their area of specialization to other Systems Engineers. Technical solutions include  SP Optical, SP Routing, Data Center Hosting and Switching, Enterprise Routing, Security, SD-WAN, and more. Key is the Optical experience and Orchestration and Automation, as well as SP routing.

Who You'll Work With

You will partner directly with one or more strategic account managers and use an extended team to position complex software and hardware solutions, focused on solving the business and technical problems of our customer. In that capacity, you will rely on an extended network of Cisco services professionals and business unit subject matter authorities, with close support of your sales leadership/executives.

Who You Are

  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years experience in a technical sales role
  • Service Provider Optical experience a must
  • SP Routing.,Orchestration and Automation experience a must
  • Must be able to act in a consultative role with Cisco team and customers.
  • Ability to educate customers, partners and team members on the value proposition, business drivers and closing opportunities.
  • Understand the sales cycle and the challenges that can affect the business.
  • Be creative, determined and flexible in driving demand and pipeline
  • Above average written and verbal communication, listening, negotiation and technical/non-technical presentation skills for an array of different audiences.
  • Ability to work effectively in a remote environment, contribute as a team member and assume a leadership role for the team.
  • Ability to collaborate with Cisco business units on future feature improvements that will drive additional revenue.

We Are Cisco

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference. Heres how we do it.
We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think were old (30 years strong!) and only about hardware, but were also a software company. And a security company. An AI/Machine Learning company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do you cant put us in a box!
But Digital Transformation is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)
Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, we give our egos a break and we give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, we take bold steps, and we take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a commitment to equality for all, there is no moving forward.
So, you have colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool.

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Posted: 2020-10-07 Expires: 2020-11-11

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