Senior Service Provider Pre-Sales/Systems Engineer

  • Location:
    Issy Les Moulineaux, Ile De France, France
  • Additional Location(s)
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Pre Sales and Product Management
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Service Provider
  • Job Id

**Please note this is not a live position, we are using it to pipeline for near future hiring**

What You'll Do

We are looking to identify a talented & experienced System Engineer capable of leading the evolution of IP infrastructure for tier1 SP Account, going through major transformation.

Cisco‘s relevancy is at its highest with market leading automation software (NSO by tail-f), innovative IP portfolio and a leading position in virtualization and 5G thought leadership. Refer to our SP blogs to know more: 

This is an excellent career opportunity to evolve in an Innovative, complex and challenging environment, as well as developing International skills due to the regular contacts with Business Units and internal reach of our customer:

Responsibilities of the role are:

  • Technical Point of Contact with Engineering and architectural teams inside the tier 1 service provider accounts.
  • Become an advisor as the operator is moving towards automation and virtualizing its network functions towards (NFV).
  • Build strong relationships with technical and sales leadership team (e.g. AM Team, local and Extended SE Team, Business Units, SP Verticals, Cisco Services)
  • Develop yourself on an on-going basis as technology evolves quickly
  • Keep up-to-date on relevant solutions, products and services.
  • Provides consultative support in your area of specialization to other Systems Engineers.
  • Handle labs, demos, CPOC (Customer Prove Of Concept)
  • Lead opportunities till completion. Demonstrates ownership of complex projects / responsibilities (cross-functional); works to drive the project path and explores alternatives when problems arise.
  • Represent Cisco on community forums and customer facing events.
  • Able to identify Business Opportunities: business needs, market transition. Deeply involved in the Business Planning with AM/RSM/SEM.

At Cisco you will be the first to benefit from what our technology can offer. Our approach is to enable you to be flexible in how you arrange your work, making sure you give and take the best.

Who You'll Work With

Cisco Pre-sales delivers the message about the vital role the network plays to our customers and partners. New demands on the network are calling for new solutions: SDN, Fog Computing, SD-WAN, automation and, more importantly, secure networks that can sense and carry out security threats.

We help customers and partners understand how to use these states of the art networks. And make it possible for them to achieve their business goals in ways they would never have imagined.

The network touches everything: come and define it with us.

Who You Are

  • We are looking for a professional with an Engineering level degree plus 5 years related experience.
  • A previous Service Provider exposure is a must (as a customer and/or vendor)
  • Strong and proven background on IP routing technologies (Routing protocols, MPLS, QoS, …). Familiar with Access, Edge & Core technologies.
  • Knowledge on Mobile Packet Core
  • Always willing to learn given the transformation are going though: Automation (ML, AI), software (Virtualization, containerization)
  • Minimum software (ex: Python, JAVA), Systems (Linux) and virtualization (OpenStack)
  • Effectiveness in Presentation Skills, Negotiations and Influence Skills
  • Able to present technical solution and influence Customer decisions. Able to articulate our product's value proposition/strengths vs. the competition
  • Teamwork effectiveness, demonstrated in past experience with presales, sales and post-sales services functions
  • Languages: French native speaking combined with a good English fluency. Spanish would be a plus.
  • Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their exceptional 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

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