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Job Description

Additional Location(s) or Information: Michigan
Job Category: Systems Engineering
Level of Experience: Experienced - Non Manager
Requisition #: R998120
 
Description:
Want to be at the forefront of the Computer Networking industry? With the acquisition of Meraki, Cisco formed the Cloud Networking Group and created the fastest growing group within the company. Quickly becoming known as the most successful acquisition in Cisco's history, the Cloud Networking Group is crushing its sales targets and continuing to win new logos in the commercial and enterprise markets.

We are looking for a "rising star" who is highly motivated, technically savvy and passionate to join Cisco's Cloud Networking Group (CNG) as our next Field Systems Engineer. In this role, your primary responsibility will be to team up with a rock star Product Sales Specialist and perform technical pre-sales activities for new and existing opportunities. This position is based in your home office with frequent travel to regional Cisco offices and customer sites. Utilizing your in-depth knowledge of CNG's networking solutions and our competitors' offerings, you will clearly demonstrate the advantages to both prospects and partners. We highly leverage our presales engineers, which means you have the opportunity to make great money while contributing to the success of the entire organization.

Responsibilities
Act as the technical subject matter expert, thoroughly understanding products, features, functions, and benefits while being able to communicate to all enterprise level customers
Understand customer requirements for wireless networks and explain how Cisco Meraki will integrate with current infrastructure, as well as service future needs
Create product documentation for customers and perform competitive analysis regarding competing products
Perform site surveys and provide onsite deployment assistance on large deployments
Provide technical guidance to channel partners and assist them in effectively selling the Cisco Meraki solution

Desired Skills & Experience
Must have field pre-sales experience; ASE / CSAP grads preferred
Expert knowledge of 802.11a/b/g/n wireless networks, site surveys, requirements gathering, deployment challenges
Solid understanding of wired networks, including firewalls, content filters, routing/switching, VLAN's, etc
Understand wireless security methodologies, including 802.1x w/ RADIUS integration
Proven track record of 5-10 years in a pre-sales technical role (solutions architect, systems engineer, sales engineer, etc)
Knowledge of sales cycle, strong verbal and written communication skills, and proven negotiation techniques
Great relationship building skills, tenacity, resilience and presentation skills.
CCIE, CWNP, CWDP, CCNA preferred
Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and set priorities.
Ability to travel 50+%
BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering or related discipline required
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Job Type: Experienced
Opportunity Category: Cloud

About Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco Systems, Inc.designs, manufactures and sells Internet protocol (IP)-based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology (IT) industry, and provides services associated with these products and their use. The Company provides a line of products for transporting data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, and around the world. Its products are designed to transform how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Cisco Systems, Inc.’s products, which include primarily routers, switches, and products that the Company refers to as its technologies, are installed at enterprises, public institutions, telecommunications companies, commercial businesses and personal residences. In January 2009, the Company acquired Richards-Zeta Building Intelligence, Inc. In May 2009, the Company purchased Tidal Software, Inc. In May 2009, the Company also purchased Pure Digital Technologies Inc.

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