Systems Engineer

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Sales - Product
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Service Provider
  • Job Id
    1208167
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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.

This role entails partnering with our Account Executives in a pre-sales technical role in our Service Provider Apple Region, showcasing Cisco product solutions-setting up demonstrations and explaining features and benefits to customers; and designing and configuring products to meet specific customer needs. This position will allow someone to gain access to the broad palette of Cisco technologies and applications in the exciting Web vertical market. 

* Direct account and partner responsibilities for selected accounts in assigned territory
* Keep up-to-date on relevant competitive solutions, products and services
* Provide technical and sales support for accounts in assigned territory 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 provides consultative support in their area of specialization to other Systems Engineers
* In addition to technological aptitude, and the ability to learn quickly and stay current, the ideal candidate's interpersonal, presentation and troubleshooting skills evoke passion and confidence. 



Who You'll Work With
In this role, you will work on the Apple team; one of Cisco's largest accounts, with key opportunities in many of the industry's most exciting technology areas: Next generation IP networks, mobility, video, cloud & virtualization, and Internet of Everything.



Who You Are
* 10+ years-related Pre-Sales experience
* BS/BA (EE/CS) or equivalent 
* CCIE certification highly desirable and/or preferred
* Cisco product experience or relevant experience in key competitor offerings in technology area of emphasis required
* Cisco Data Center technologies experience, and routing / switching experience from a Service Provider standpoint; NGN experience preferred
* Experience with Cisco Collaboration technologies is a plus
* Experience with Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) technologies is a plus
* Optical experience preferred.



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.