Pre Sales/Systems Engineer Global Service Provider - Norway

  • Location:
    Lysaker, Akershus, Norway
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Pre Sales and Product Management
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Service Provider
  • Job Id
    1212838
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*Please Note - this isn't a live requisition, we are using it for future hiring*

What You’ll Do

This role is in support of the Service Provider team in Norway, more specifically on the Telenor account.

The Service Provider Infrastructure Systems engineer is a skilled, customer-focused technical sales professional who provides technical support and guidance to customers and collaborates with the Account Manager to develop appropriate customer solution offerings on large and complex opportunities. He / she provides an architectural perspective across the Cisco product portfolio and can leverage his / her technical specialization for specific opportunities. 

Who You’ll Work with

The Systems Engineer will partner with our Account Executives in a pre-sales technical role, showcasing Cisco product solutions, setting up demonstrations and explaining features and benefits to customers, designing and configuring products to meet specific customer needs.

Who You Are

In addition to his/her technological aptitude, and the ability to learn quickly and stay current, the ideal candidate's interpersonal and presentation skills evoke passion and confidence. The successful candidate will have direct account responsibilities for Telenor. He/she will actively participate as a specialist on assigned Virtual Team and provides consultative support to other Systems Engineers. She/he will assist with the development of formal sales plans and proposals for assigned opportunities.

Desired skills and experience :

  • 10+ years pre-sales experience in service provider IP or DCV or software technologies.  
  • Fluent in English and Norwegian
  • Strong foundational knowledge of IP/MPLS technologies (MPLS, L3/L2VPN, QoS, TE/FRR, multicast, IPv6, segment routing), Datacenter switching, X86 SDN, NFV, OpenStack, automation is a must. CCNP, CCDP, CCIP or CCIE certification is a major plus. Knowledge on Cisco equipment and OS (IOS, IOS-XR, ACI, UCS, NSO,…) as well as notions of MANO are an advantage.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, and strong presentation skills.
  • A high sense of ownership, coupled with a results-driven mentality.
  • Strong problem solving skills: ability to assess a problem and determine an effective course of action.
  • Very good social skills, capable of building trust relationships internally and at our customers.
  • Team player, willing to help others and prepared to ask for help when necessary.
  • A high focus on quality and responsiveness

Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.  Flexibility

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