Presales Systems Engineer NZ
Cisco Systems, Inc
Auckland, New Zealand
3d ago

The Team

Cisco seeks a Systems Engineer to work in a pre-sales technical role.At Cisco, we are architecting, implementing and securing the networks of the future and making amazing things happen every day.

We bring together the best and brightest minds in the industry to help our customers accelerate their businesses in a safe and scalable way, helping them lead their own industries.

As a Cisco Systems Engineer (SE) you will be a part of a highly dynamic and collaborative team of influencers.Cisco SEs are vital members of the organization who develop technical solutions to help our customers achieve their business outcomes through the use of Cisco's broad technology portfolio.

Industry leading development programs ensure you will become and remain a technical expert who is entrusted to guide and educate our customers towards building technical solutions that drive innovation within their companies.

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

What you’ll do :

The Account SE will own the technical relationship, being the trusted advisor and providing thought leadership within the account.

  • Stay ahead of the technology curve, knowing Cisco’s latest offerings in detail as well as emerging market trends more broadly;
  • applying these to your assigned vertical.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.

    The role is a customer-focused technical sales professional who provides high level technical information and design guidance to their customer(s).

    The SE, provides an architectural perspective across the Cisco product portfolio, including software and services, leveraging knowledge of the broad Cisco portfolio as well as his / her technical specialization as needed.

    You have :

    In-depth knowledge of baseline SE skills and in-depth knowledge in a particular technical specialization (e.g. Collaboration, Enterprise Networks, Software, Data Centre or Security).

    Knowledge of relevant solutions sets, product line specifications, performance criteria and applications.

    Competitive knowledge (in Specialization) including solution, technology and product offerings.

    Understanding and conversant about company, competitors, technologies, solutions, product strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

    Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, negotiation and presentation skills.

    Ability to work effectively, add value as a team member and assume a leadership role for the team.

    Demonstrated technical knowledge and consultative skills.

    Minimum Qualifications

    3+ years-related experience. Cisco product experience or relevant experience in key competitor offerings in technology area of emphasis required.

    Pre-Sales experience required. Typically requires BS / BA (EE / CS) or equivalent. CCIE certification beneficial.

    You are :

  • Highly motivated
  • Self-starter who can lead opportunities without close supervision
  • Able to take complex ideas and articulate them simply and in a relatable way
  • Cultivate relationships with multiple layers of an organization
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