techical marketing manager

  • Location:
    Wallisellen, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id
What You'll Do
The Cisco Insieme Business Unit (INSBU) is looking for technical, dynamic and success-driven engineer to play a key role in Data Center product and solution go-to-market. 
We are looking for candidates with strong data center and networking background to be part of a dedicated team. Ideal candidates will have experience with enterprise and service provider-grade networking and data centers. Open communications, empowerment, innovation, teamwork and customer success are the foundations of the team.

* Build and validate solutions based on Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure and Nexus 9000 Switches
* Work with Product Marketing to develop and deliver clear, concise and differentiated marketing materials including: technical collateral; product demonstrations; white papers and case studies. 
* Develop and deliver field enablement content and training including product and solution presentations, standard product demonstrations, technical training, etc. 
* Align with Cisco architecture teams to develop solutions and related messaging to support field selling motions that increase the attach rate. 
* Lead product proof of concepts including defining success criteria, system setup, and onsite support. 
* Perform technical competitive analysis and deliver competitive positioning information to internal teams and to develop collateral that highlights differentiators in the Cisco portfolio.

Who You'll Work With
Insieme is one of Cisco's recent acquisitions and fastest growing teams. Insieme developed Nexus 9000 line of data center switches and Application Centric Infrastructure, Cisco's premier datacenter SDN solution. Our team within INSBU is responsible for driving integration of the Nexus 9000 and ACI with open source software, including OpenStack, Docker, and Open vSwitch, to help our customers build multitenant clouds. *

 Collaborate with Product Management and Engineering on product enhancements based use cases driven by customer related activities. 
* Work closely with the field, key Systems Integrators and Cisco Technology Partners to identify and penetrate target accounts.
* Support Business Development activities by evaluating potential technologies associated with partnering and / or acquisition. 
* Acting as the technical consultant on customer sales calls and assisting in preparing responses to RFP's, RFI's, and RFC's.

Who You Are
* Five plus years of experience in data center / networking technologies with increasing levels of responsibilities.
* At least three years of direct experience working with a field organization. 
* Experience with Cisco data center architectures. 
* Strong presentation skills, this role will require speaking at conferences and seminars, user group events, etc.
* Proven ability in taking use case scenarios and architecting compelling and differentiated solutions in support of driving both customer and go-to-market activities. 
* Proven ability to create impactful, value oriented, and differentiated product demonstrations. 
* Proven ability at developing solution guides, proof-of-concept studies, best practices studies.
* Position requires the ability to produce quality materials within tight timeframes. 
* Strong verbal and written communication skills a must. 
* Capable of delivering training to field sales and support staff. 
* B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related technical field
* Cisco CCIE certification, VMware, Microsoft certification is a plus
* Travel required.

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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