Account Sales Engineer (Pre-Sales) – Enterprise Accounts
Area of Interest Engineer – Pre Sales and Product Management
Job Type Professional
Technology Interest Cloud and Data Center, Collaboration, Video, Internet of Everything, Networking, Security
Job Id 1237665
What You’ll Do:
As a Systems Engineer, you will partner with our Account Executives in a pre-sales technical role. You will conduct technical presentations, showcase Cisco products and solutions, set up demonstrations and explain features and benefits to customers. As a trusted advisor to the customer, you will design and configure products to meet specific customer needs. You will gain access to the broad palette of Cisco technologies and applications in a variety of vertical markets. In addition to technical aptitude and competency, you must possess the ability to learn quickly and stay current on networking trends. The ideal candidate’s interpersonal, presentation and troubleshooting skills evoke passion and confidence.
As a Systems Engineer, you will have direct account and partner responsibilities for selected accounts in the assigned territory. These responsibilities include keeping up-to-date on relevant competitive solutions, products and services; providing technical and sales support for assigned accounts; conducting technical presentations for customers, partners and prospects; assisting with the development of formal sales plans and proposals for assigned opportunities.
You will predominantly work in the Enterprise customer segment. You will work with a wide variety of technologies and will therefore need strong collaborative and consultative skills and capacities to effectively showcase Cisco products and solutions, demonstrate technical solutions and capabilities, conduct Proof-of-Concept (PoC) tests. You will need business acumen to translate technical features and functionalities of a Cisco solution to map to customer’s business outcomes and benefits
To sharpen your technical skills, you will be assigned as a specialist member to one of the System Engineering Virtual Teams. You are expected to participate actively in the Virtual Team events and activities and collaborate with the broader members of Cisco’s Systems Engineering team.
Who You’ll Work with
The ASEAN engineering team comprises 90 very talented and motivated engineers. We play different roles in the areas of account pre-sales management, technology deep dive, partner advocacy and engineering leadership. We place emphasis on individual development and relevancy in the market place, and we are strong advocates of Cisco’s own certification programs. We work closely together to help our customers solve their business problems. As a team, we possess diverse engineering expertise and we are constantly on the look out for new skill sets to add to our team capability.
Who You Are
As a successful Systems Engineer, you will gain access to the broad palette of Cisco technologies and applications in a variety of vertical markets. In addition to technical aptitude and competency, you must possess the ability to learn quickly and stay current on networking trends. The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal, presentation and troubleshooting skills
You have a start-up mentality to deliver solutions that drive business success for Cisco. Excellent written and oral communication skills are necessary to collaborate effectively with Cisco team members, partners and customers.
We are ideally looking for an individual with around 4 to 5 years or equivalent experience in general networking or area of specialization (e.g. Enterprise Networking, Programmability, Security, Cloud, etc)
This is a unique career enhancing opportunity for high potential candidates looking for both a challenge and chance to garner experience and skills at the edge of current network development and technologies. The ideal candidate should possess technical depth in Enterprise and Campus Networks, Unified Communications and Collaboration and Data Center technologies. The individual must have excellent teamwork, collaboration, business, and leadership skills with a commitment to customer success and a relentless drive for results.
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