Enterprise Networking Technical Solutions Architect

  • Location:
    Dusseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
  • Additional Location(s)
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Pre Sales and Product Management
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Networking, Service Provider
  • Job Id

What You’ll Do

As a Technical Solutions Architect, you will partner with other members of our sales team in a pre-sales technical role in our Service Provider accounts. You will showcase Cisco Enterprise Networking product solutions by setting up demonstrations and explaining features and benefits to customers. You will also be designing and configuring products to meet specific customer needs.

You will work closely with sales partners and Enterprise Networking Product Sales Specialists to develop technical solutions that grow enterprise networking business. You’ll lead complex architecture and design for Cisco’s Enterprise Networking solutions. You will also position the value of Cisco’s SDA strategy: Automation, Analytics and Applications. You’ll set the pace for the next generation of Cisco sales processes and provide leadership and guidance to the BE and Marketing as the voice of the customer.

As Cisco evolves into a software-centric company, our sales organization will be providing new approaches to pre-sales methodology, with acceleration of applications for our customers, best use of analytics for customer and employee experiences and improving operational efficiency through the use of automation, orchestration and programmability tools.

Role & Responsibilities

·       Direct account and partner responsibilities for selected accounts in assigned territory

·       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

·       In addition 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.


Who You’ll Work With

The Global Service Provider Networking Sales Team goal is to accelerate sales of our Enterprise Network solutions, while enabling customers and partners to be successful. The team influences innovation, technology and enablement to assist Cisco as it continues to evolve as a market leader, preserve top-line margins and offer unique customer solutions with differentiated advantages over the competition. If you are ready to be part of entrepreneurial culture focused on accountability for all aspects of the vision, strategy, execution and measurement model then this team is for you.


Who You Are

5+ years of proven Cisco expertise in technical domains with documented success .

CCIE level knowledge in routing and switching technologies

Extensive knowledge and experience in Cisco Validated Design and cross architecture solution use case lab and content development

Deep understanding of application workflows across domains, as well as a holistic understanding of controllers and management tools

Ability to provide detailed and consumable documentation around best practices for deployment around application acceleration, automation/management efficiencies

Ability to bring people from different departments to the table, to create a safe environment for people, making sure their opinions are heard and addressed

Focus on team’s success rather than individual wins

Advanced presentation skills

Fluency in German


Why Cisco

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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.

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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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