PreSales Engineer with Routing&Switching domain expertise in Chennai

  • Location:
    Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Pre Sales
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

Hiring Manager

Prabaharan  Shanmugasundaram

Job Title

System Engineer – PreSales Engineer for Collaboration

What You'll Do

You 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, and designing and configuring products to meet specific customer needs. You would gain access to the broad palette of Cisco technologies and applications in a variety of vertical markets.

  • With direct account and partner responsibilities, you will provide technical and sales support in assigned territory
  • Keep up-to-date on relevant competitive solutions, products and services
  • 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 provide consultative support in their area of specialization to other Systems Engineers

Who You'll Work With

To be a Systems Engineer at Cisco India is a pride and an opportunity to work with the best networking professionals in the IT Industry. As Cisco charters its journey to be the number 1 IT Company, it will provide significant opportunities to increase your knowledge, skills, and performance by taking advantage of Cisco's wide range of professional development programs. Cisco offers professional development and leadership programs and many of these are ideally suited for Systems Engineers who are working on the edge of market transitions and handling cutting edge technology for our customers

Who You Are

A person with sound knowledge in all three Architecture Plays (BN, DCV & Collaboration) with 7+ years of related/total experience will be seen as the right fit. Cisco product experience or relevant experience in key competitor offerings in technology area of emphasis is highly desirable required with good Pre-Sales experience.

Typically, you would require Engineering / Diploma degree (EE/CS) or equivalent. CCIE certification is highly desirable and/or preferred

1.In-depth knowledge of baseline SE skills and in-depth knowledge in at least one area of specialization. 
2. In-depth knowledge and strong operating experience in at least one of the following areas of specialization: DCV / Collaboration 

Additionally, these are important skills that would add great value to the role:

  1. Knowledge of relevant solutions sets, product line specifications, performance criteria and applications
  2. Competitive knowledge (in their area of specialization) including solution, technology and product offerings
  3. Understanding and conversant about company, competitors, technologies, solutions, product strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats
  4. Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, negotiation and presentation skills
  5. Ability to work effectively, add value as a team member and assume a leadership role for the team
  6. Demonstrated technical knowledge and consultative skills

In additional to technological aptitude, and the ability to learn quickly and stay current, your interpersonal, presentation and troubleshooting skills will ensure success in role.

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.