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

Presales/Soft Skills

  • 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)

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.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.