Technical Marketing Engineer

  • Location:
    Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Area of Interest
    Sales - Product
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the fastest growing business units of Cisco, that is focused on building next generation Mobile packet core technologies. We are looking for candidates who strive in a fast paced start up like environment. We are looking for Technical Marketing Engineer to
drive comprehensive technical marketing activities spanning from customer demonstrations and interoperability testing through technical sales, presentations and field training. The TME closely collaborates with Field Sales, Services and Architecture teams to help these teams scale the business.

Who You'll Work With

You will be part of an experienced team working on next generation Mobile Core products and solutions.
The TME closely collaborates with Field Sales, Services and Architecture teams to help these teams scale the business. Through close interaction with Sales & Architecture teams as well as customers, the TME has a clear overview of the competitive situation in his specific territory. The TME understands the competitors’ portfolio and can elaborate on the strengths and weaknesses of the competition. The TME summarizes and distributes competitive information for the benefit of other teams within the larger Cisco organization.

To assure customer satisfaction, the TME interacts with Field Services teams to ensure optimal delivery of customer solutions. The TME drives field team engagement around the repository of validated solutions enabling scale, efficiency and success of deployment. The TME through his intimate market and customer knowledge drives evolution of the use-case repository in close cooperation with Product Line Management and Services teams.

Who You Are

You combine a deep understanding of service provider packet core technology and “traditional” IT systems such as provisioning and billing, with the ability to clearly articulate the technical differentiators of Cisco’s product and services portfolio. The TME doesn’t shy away from ‘hands on’ customer demonstrations to illustrate product, solution and technical capabilities in addition to interoperability with surrounding infrastructure.

The TME has a knack for reducing complexity; explaining complex technologies and solutions in a clear, concise and audience appropriate way. The TME is comfortable demonstrating and explaining solutions to all levels within the customer organization, from engineering subject matter experts to the CTO.

Skills and experience

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills as this role requires significant interaction with partners, customers and field personnel and will require the creation of cogent, well-organized and well-written technical and competitive material
  • Must have in-depth technical knowledge in the following areas:
    • Mobile networks; licensed and unlicensed RAN, Packet Core (SGSN/GGSN, MME/SGW/PGW, PCRF, HSS/HLR)
    • Expert level knowledge of RADIUS, DIAMETER and DIAMETER applications (Gx, Gy, Sy, etc)
    • Various Linux based OS flavors (CentOS, RHOS, etc.)
    • Virtualization (VMware, Openstack, KVM, etc.)
  • Ability to work with limited supervision in defining initial goals and addressing complex issues as they arise.
  • Must be willing to travel and on short notice up to 50%.
  • Problem solver
  • Independent thinker
  • Detail oriented
  • Innovative & creativity – ability to see and make things in a new and different way
  • Social ability & interpersonal skills
  • Responsiveness - ability to quickly adapt and act upon new information
  • Self-motivated
  • Passionate about technology
  • Result oriented
  • Winner – focused on success, competitive spirit, winning entails the pursuit of achievement and sense of success

Educational background

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, Masters Degree a plus
  • 5-10+ years overall experience in fields such as technical or product marketing, sales, or engineering


Role & Responsibilities


  • Conduct in-depth technical product and technology support for the entire Mobile Core business unit portfolio including validation of the architecture, use cases, bill of material and dimensioning
  • Comfortable executing successful Proof of Concepts, trials, and customer demonstrations with little to no support.
  • Assist field sales and services teams with RFx responses
  • Support early field deployments, testing of new products and concepts, interoperability testing
  • Conduct workshops and trainings for both internal teams, partners, and customers
  • Industry standards knowledge (3GPP, IETF, ETSI)
  • Develop technical documentation including test reports, interoperability guidelines and product guidelines.
  • Comfortable speaking about Cisco mobile technologies and portfolio at trade shows, events, and customer meetings
  • Articulate new customer requirements, trends and issues for products and solutions to product management and engineering teams
  • Analyze and consolidate customer requirements and feed these back into roadmap recommendations, feature prioritization, and new product initiatives


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