Cisco Technical Solutions Architect Collaboration 1221376 in Bloomington, Minnesota

Technical Solutions Architect Collaboration 1221376

  • Location: Bloomington, Minnesota, US

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Pre Sales and Product Management

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Cloud and Data Center, Collaboration, Video, Networking

  • Job Id 1221376

Technical Solutions Architect Collaboration

What You'll Do

In this role you will be passionate about working with global enterprise customers to develop, design and articulate end to end policy driven network solutions. This requires a deep understanding of Cisco’s solutions. The main focus of this role is to

  • Develop solutions that allow our customers to implement a consistent policy framework across major network boundaries/domains and drive solutions for automation, security and policy across all aspects of the network and solutions.

  • Communicate with roles ranging from individual contributor focused resources to IT/Line of Business executives.

  • Manage multiple relationships across Cisco, Partners and Customers to identify new product features and feature gaps, provide guidance on existing products.

  • This role will work with Internal Cisco BE teams and advanced services to drive customer requirements and ensure complete solution development.

Who You'll Work With

One Winning Team Engagement - Effectively facilitating joint initiatives with multi-functional teams and strategically engaging multi-functional resources to achieve their goals and inspire them to hit their numbers. Excellent Customer Relationships and Leading Innovation - Building strong customer relationships inside and outside of IT that challenge them to see their business differently. Building Winning Capability within Cisco - Focusing on collaboratively contributing to the long-term success of US Enterprise and Cisco through the sharing of standard methodologies and becoming engaged in mentorship activities. Consistently striving to improve and reinvent yourself.

Who You Are

You are passionate about the customer experience and passionate about new technology. You are a true teammate and love to learn. You will possess both technical and customer-facing skills that will deliver extraordinary architectural solutions to the world’s biggest companies. You know how to facilitate relationships with senior personnel, as well as the technical background that enables you to easily interact and give guidance to software developers, IT pros, and system architects. You will also have demonstrable ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges. You have:

  • Deep understanding of Cloud Computing technology, business drivers and emerging computing trends

  • You develop market strategies that result in revenues and organizational success and participate in sales forecasting and planning from a technical configuration perspective

  • You know how to develop and maintain communications with all levels of staff and customers, ranging from line managers to corporate presidents

  • You use a consultative style, advise customers on how to best utilize Cisco's products to pursue business needs

  • You will have validated and effective leadership and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with others through conflicting pressures and priorities while resolving complex issues

  • You are highly technical and analytical, posses’ significant experience of software development and/or IT and networking implementation/consulting experience. The Collaboration TSA will provide technical expertise around the entire Cisco Collaboration portfolio and have knowledge in Cloud/Hybrid/On-Prem solutions as well as Security

Our minimum requirements for this role:

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

  • 7+ years related experience

  • Pre- and Post-Sales experience

  • Cisco product and end-to-end positioning required

  • Typically requires BS/BA (EE/CS) or equivalent

  • CCIE certification highly desirable

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

  • We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.

  • We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.

We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

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