Systems Engineer - St. Louis

  • Location:
    Chesterfield, Missouri, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    Greater St. Louis, MO Area
  • Area of Interest
    Sales - Services, Solutions, Customer Success
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Big Data, Analytics, Cloud and Data Center, Collaboration, Video, Internet of Everything, Networking, Security, Service Provider, Software Development, Testing, Wireless, Mobility
  • Job Id
    1209272
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What You'll Do
Cisco seeks a Systems Engineer with a strong network background to team with our Partner Account Managers and Partner Development Specialist as a partner facing technical resource showcasing Cisco solutions. In this role the SE will set up demonstrations, labs and trainings explaining the features and benefits to the partners. He\she will gain access to the broad palette of Cisco technologies and applications in a variety of vertical markets. In additional 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.

Direct partner responsibilities for selected accounts in an assigned geography. Staying up-to-date on relevant competitive solutions, products and services is essential. Candidate will focus on technical and business presentations for pre and post sales resources. Other activities include participation as a specialist on assigned Virtual Team and providing consultative support in their area of specialization to other Systems Engineers.  

Who You'll Work With
This SE will partner with our Partner Account Managers and Partner Development Specialists in a technical/business role, showcasing Cisco architectures to assist growing the partner business."

Who You Are
You have 3+ years of networking\telecommunications industry related experience, Cisco or other relevant product experience.
Pre-Sales experience required.
A BS/BA (EE/CS) or equivalent is highly preferred.
CCNP CCDP or similar vendor Certification recommended.
You have a strong understanding of server and desktop virtualization.
It's likely you have Software/Programming skills.
In additional 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.
You have the ability to work strategically, independently and effectively; adding value as an extended team member.
You have the ability to articulate Cisco's architectures, solutions and services.
You also can perform in-depth and high-level technical presentations and product demonstrations for key business partners.
You are able to work effectively in a remote environment.
You have strong problem solving skills with the ability to assess a problem and determine an effective course of action; the ability to collaborate with partner contacts and Cisco team members to determine best action for resolution in the interest of Customers, Partners, and Cisco.

Required Knowledge and Experience:
1. Deep knowledge of Layer 2 and Layer 3 networking, especially those elements related to Core network functionality.
2. Industry knowledge of relevant solutions sets, product line specifications, performance criteria and applications.
3. Competitive knowledge (in their area of specialization) including solution, technology and product offerings.
3. Understanding and conversant about company, solutions and product strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats."

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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