1027779 Systems Engineer

  • Location:
    Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Pre Sales
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id
Join the Victorian Systems Engineering team, part of the Australian Sales organisation.

The Team
Cisco seeks a Systems Engineer to work in a pre-sales technical role supporting one of Victoria's largest and most prestigious accounts. The SE role will leverage the broad range of Cisco Enterprise Networking, Data Centre, Collaboration, Security and Services solutions to build value for the customer.

In additional to technological aptitude, and the ability to learn quickly and stay current, the ideal candidate's interpersonal, presentation and troubleshooting skills evoke passion and confidence.

Role & Responsibilities
The Account SE will own the technical relationship being the trusted advisor and providing thought leadership within the account. Stay ahead of the technology curve, knowing Cisco's latest offerings in detail as well as emerging market trends more broadly. Apply these to your assigned vertical. Keep up-to-date on relevant competitive solutions, products and services. Provide technical and sales support for accounts in assigned territory. Perform technical presentations for customers, partners and prospects. Assist with the development of formal sales plans and proposals for assigned opportunities. Actively participate as a specialist on assigned Virtual Team and provides consultative support in their area of specialization to other Systems Engineers.

The role is a customer-focused technical sales professional who provides high level technical information and design guidance to their customer(s).
The SE, provides an architectural perspective across the Cisco product portfolio, including software and services, leveraging knowledge of the broad Cisco portfolio as well as his / her technical specialization as needed.

Desired Skills
In-depth knowledge of baseline SE skills and in-depth knowledge in a particular technical specialization (e.g. Collaboration, Enterprise Networks, Software, Data Centre or Security).

Knowledge of relevant solutions sets, product line specifications, performance criteria and applications.

Competitive knowledge (in Specialization) including solution, technology and product offerings.

Understanding and conversant about company, competitors, technologies, solutions, product strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, negotiation and presentation skills.
Ability to work effectively, add value as a team member and assume a leadership role for the team.
Demonstrated technical knowledge and consultative skills.

Minimum Qualifications
7+ years-related experience. Cisco product experience or relevant experience in key competitor offerings in technology area of emphasis required. Pre-Sales experience required. Typically requires BS/BA (EE/CS) or equivalent. CCIE certification beneficial.

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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