Systems Engineer - Global Service Provider

  • Location:
    Richardson, Texas, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    Texas
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Pre Sales and Product Management
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Collaboration, Video, Service Provider
  • Job Id
    1205000
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What You’ll Do
We have an exciting Systems Engineer opening on our Global Service Provider team! In this pre-sales Systems Engineering role, you will gain access to the broad palette of Cisco technologies and applications in the exciting Data Center and Cloud area. In addition to technological aptitude, and the ability to learn quickly and stay current, your interpersonal, presentation and troubleshooting skills will evoke passion and confidence.

Check out the details:
• Provide high-level and detailed solutions/technology/product consulting, technical and sales support in assigned territory.
• Understand business requirements for customer base and have the ability to translate them into technical requirements.
• Understand and articulate Cisco's service provider architectures and services.
• Facilitate better communications and understanding of customer requirements between customers, corporate and the field.
• Create, present and document technical service provider solutions.
• Perform in-depth and high-level technical presentations for customers, partners and prospects.
• Direct and assist in the development of formal sales plans and proposals for assigned opportunities. Provide consultative support to other Virtual Team Specialists and Systems Engineers in assigned territory.
• Actively participate as a specialist on assigned Virtual Team and Solutions Team.
• Mentor other Systems Engineers in the assigned territory.
• Provide business level guidance to account team or operation on technology trends and competitive threats.
• Viewed as a leader by senior management, peers and customers.
• Must have multiple areas of technical specialization.

Who You’ll Work With
At Cisco, our strategy has empowered dozens of Global Service Providers to capture the many growth opportunities made possible by the Internet of Everything. We have enabled service providers to transform the experience, transform the business and transform the architecture with cloud-based capabilities. We leverage our assets to solve our Service Provider's critical challenges. Do you want to help with this change? You can have the ability to manage market transitions in Mobility, Web, Media, Cloud, Cable, IOE, and Video!

Who You Are
• BS/BA or equivalent.
• CCIE certification highly desirable and/or preferred.
• 7+ years related experience.
• Cisco product experience required.
• Competitive product experience required.
• Pre-Sales experienced required.
• In-depth knowledge of baseline System Engineering skills and in-depth knowledge in more than one area of specialization.
• High-level knowledge and strong operating experience in more than one of the following area's of specialization: Datacenter technologies such as x86/server technology, SDN, Nexus9K/ACI and Compute technologies, VMware, SAN's, IP/MPLS, Metro Ethernet, VPN's, SP Security, QoS, Remote/Local Access, Multi-Service (Voice and Video), Optical Networking.
• Expert knowledge of the following routing/signaling protocols: BGP, IS-IS, OSPF.
• Have extremely detailed knowledge of relevant service provider solutions sets, product line specifications, performance criteria and applications.
• Thorough competitive knowledge (in their area of specialization) including solution, technology and product offerings.
• Understanding and conversant about company, competitors, technologies, solutions, product strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
• Must be viewed as a leader by senior management, peers, customers and Cisco corporate organizations. Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, negotiation and presentation skills.
• Ability to participate as a team member and assume a leadership role for the team.
• Technical knowledge and consultative skills, which are above reproach.
• Ability to understand complex technical and selling situations and the ability to solve the problem or solicit the required resources.

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.

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