Cisco SYSTEMS ENGINEER GSP SALES - DC, Virtualization, Cloud in New Delhi, India
SYSTEMS ENGINEER GSP SALES - DC, Virtualization, Cloud
Location: New Delhi, Delhi, India
Additional Location(s) Gurgaon
Area of Interest Engineer - Pre Sales and Product Management
Job Type Professional
Technology Interest Service Provider
Job Id 1225651
Systems Engineer Sales - DC Networking
What You’ll do
Cisco's Global Service Provider ("GSP") organization brings together more than 90 of the top Wireline, Wireless, Cable and Web Providers. Solution Sales, Services Sales, Service Delivery and SP Engineering are all combined into a single organization, enabling greater cohesiveness and flexibility around Cisco offers. This is truly the next generation of Cisco's Service Provider business supporting customers with emerging technologies likes SDN, Cloud, Data Center, Virtualization, IoT, and IoE
The position of Systems Engineer is a pre-sales technical position, which requires a balance of technical acumen and sales experience. The successful candidate would need to partner with our account executives and other members of the Tata patch in a technical, pre-sales role to develop and articulate Cisco's technical vision and strategic business direction while showcasing Cisco architectures, solutions, and technologies in support of a major service provider. This is a unique career opportunity for high potential candidates looking for both a challenge and a chance to garner experience and skills at the leading edge of current network developments and technologies for large Transformational Service Provider Accounts for Cisco. It requires best-in-class technical resources to manage customer relationship
Who You’ll Work With
The successful candidate is expected to have strong and proven experience in the following primary responsibilities that make-up the role:
Engagement with the technical decision maker within the SP accounts
Technical leadership in developing and positioning innovative architecture solutions to meet customer requirements
Driving and working as part of a technical team that could include account system engineer, ecosystem engineer, channel partner pre-sales, technical solutions network engineers
Developing bill of materials that reflect the architectural solutions
Contributing to the Cisco response RFI, RFP and RFQ document that might be issued by customers
Developing and executing bench-mark-testing (BMT) efforts in order to win the technical competitive
Developing and maintaining relationship with the technical community especially system integrators and ecosystem vendors.
Being a trusted advisor and subject matter expert in Cisco technology areas
Who You Are
The successful candidate must have at least 8-17 years experience (job level/grade is flexible) as a pre-sales technical resource with Network Equipment vendors or equivalent experience in other related roles.
Candidates must demonstrate strong skills and experience in both technology areas and pre-sales areas:
In depth understanding about Data Center, Virtualization and Cloud.
SDN Technologies, OpenDayLight, Openflow, Openstack
Private/hybrid cloud deployment
Hands on experience in routing and switching products
Has product knowledge in advance technologies either for Cisco Product or Cisco Competitor products
Capabilities in designing end to end large complex network to meet Service Providers requirements
Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, and strong presentation skills.
Ability to work effectively and add value as a team member. Demonstrated technical knowledge and consultative skills.
Strong problem solving skills: ability to assess a problem and determine an effective course of action.
Capabilities to work with various non technical groups (finance, legal, Post sales)
Can work under minimum supervision and under pressure
Self motivated, fast learner and perseverance to make things happen
Capabilities to lead a group of people with various technical background
Capabilities to have strategic thinking to address customer concern and to support customer business growth.
Customer oriented attitude
Candidate must have a minimum bachelor’s degree in a technical area or equivalent industry certification (e.g. CCIE)
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