Technical Projects Systems Engineer

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Sales - Product
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id
What you'll do:
The Customer Proof of Concept Labs are the testing & validation team for Cisco's Customer Experience organization & are seen as the Silver Bullet in Sales. A CPOC engagement is a fully interactive experience, where Account Teams & Cisco Customers work directly with CPOC engineers, either virtually or at our facility to conduct hands-on testing & validation of their most difficult problems.

Your goal is to create absolute Customer confidence in the Cisco solution.

The CPOC team are seeking a motivated, detail oriented & committed engineer that will rise to the challenge & design, build & conduct proof-of-concept tests to help the Cisco Account Team win.

As a CPOC engineer you will deliver innovative & engaging customer presentations, execute test plans that meet customer goals & work with third party hardware & software in the development & validation of our most complex Customer solutions

Who you'll work with:
The Customer Proof of Concept (CPOC) team interacts with Cisco Account Teams, Partners & Customers on nearly all the technologies that Cisco sells.

CPOC team members have many Cisco and industry certifications. Each team member is part technonerd, sleuth, lab rat, sales person & always curious about how stuff works. We all definitely enjoy being part of a fun & friendly tight knit family.

We are a small yet mighty team. We rely on each other to develop & maintain areas of expertise & contribute to the team's overall knowledge base by sharing individual knowledge and experiences.

Who you are:
You like hands-on work & are always looking to learn new skills & share what you learn. Automation, Virtulalization, & scripting in the latest languages are go to answers for how you do work. Cisco Technologies are in your DNA & your passion & desire to win shine through.

You will have recent hands-on experience with Cisco technologies such as the IWAN, APIC-EM, ACI, VXLAN, UCS, Hyperflex. You will also be a scripting whiz with skills in Python, Perl, Java et al

Experience in configuring and troubleshooting servers, clusters, Linux administration and experience with storage systems is highly desired.

BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering or related discipline & deep knowledge is required in the areas of design, configuration, problem-resolution, management & performance testing.

Success in this role involves maintaining current awareness of competitive offerings and being able to effectively articulate Cisco's differentiating features and benefits.

Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, negotiation and presentation skills are required.
Ability to work effectively, add value as a team member and assume a leadership role within the team.

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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