Consulting Systems Architect

  • Location:
    Stockholms, Sweden
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Pre Sales and Product Management
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Big Data, Analytics, Cloud and Data Center, Networking, Security
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

To help us bring this vision to life, join us in our exciting journey.

Our Enterprise Segment is seeking a Consulting Systems Architect (CSA ) to represent the depth and breadth of Cisco's networking capabilities. The CSA will provide a business value driven approach to the customer's network architecture and ensure that the network solutions are aligned with the business objectives. While primarily maintaining a technical focus, a successful CSA must exhibit good knowledge and practical experience of: The breadth of Cisco's product and service capability in particular of systems architectures that cross individual product lines.

Role & Responsibilities

* Build relationships to communicate Cisco messaging at all levels within an account, and adapting the messaging to suit the recipient.

* Understand Cisco's strategic direction, and how to articulate the value at all levels within the customer's organization.

* Enable the customer to align their long term network architecture vision to Cisco's and help the customer execute upon that vision

* Maintain broad technology breadth with the ability to define solutions that cut across product sector boundaries.

* Provide consultancy approach within an account to ensure all requirements have been identified before definition of any solution.

* Conduct research into advanced topics significant to the customer and cultivating relationships with the subject matter experts within Cisco that can go into depth with the customer. 

* Respond with an understanding of the context of the questions surrounding these advanced topics, but not be expected to be the expert in each area.

* Orchestrate the overall Cisco technical engagement and must have the capacity to engage directly with the CDO on the majority of Cisco product lines for matters of design architectures that can be translated into meaningful planning information to the customer.

* They must be capable of building the very best Cisco virtual technical team, drawing on SE, CSE and other specialist resources as required.


Minimum Qualifications

* 8 + years networking experience with 4 years field experience working with major named accounts as a Systems Engineer, Consulting Systems Engineer or equivalent

* Experience maintaining technical relationship for 1 or 2 large customers and/or industry vertical

* Has broad technology breadth with the ability to define solutions that cut across product sector boundaries.

* Experience developing strong relationships with the customer's senior management while demonstrating ability to have an executive conversation around an ROI model

* Experience present technical solutions to a non-technical CxO type audience

* Strong ability in developing business cases around technology

* Experience coordinating technical activities and resources in-line with architectural vision and proactive operations into the customer (e.g. technical specialization resources, technical marketing and Advanced Services delivery) By leveraging CDO/CMO, seeks to provide a 2-3 year technical vision aligned to the customers’ business needs

* Experience management consulting company a plus

* Fluency in Swedish and English


Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference. 
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.
•    We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
•    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.
Colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco



Posted: 2018-10-22 Expires: 2018-11-20

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Consulting Systems Architect

Cisco Systems Inc.

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast