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Associate Solutions Engineer - Bachelor/Master (Graduate) - South Africa

Cisco Systems Inc.
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2001
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Start date: 27th July 2020 
Training Hub Location: TBC

Location after training: Johannesburg, South Africa


Why you will love Cisco:


We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give you smart cities, connected cars and hospitals. Cisco didnt just build the Internet. We keep building it. We believe our innovation and our edge comes from our people.

Ranked in the top 30 best places to work globally by both Fortune and LinkedIn, youll be joining a world recognized brand with a great reputation.

Cisco has a strong culture of openness, trust and fun. Youll be working with some of the best brains in the business in a supportive, connected and technologically advanced environment.

We ensure you are recognized for you contribution to Cisco through bonus schemes and our reward program Connected Recognition.

Our employees have great work-life balance and celebrate their birthdays on Cisco! This means that you will be able to take your own birthday day off and enjoy an extra days holiday.

Work for the benefit of everyone. All our employees receive 5 days a year to pursue voluntary causes they are passionate about through our Time2Give initiative.

We offer our employees the Freedom to choose how and where they work most efficiently and effectively.

What Youll Do:


Youll be part of our Cisco Sales Associates Program (CSAP), an award-winning graduate training program for young talent aspiring to move into sales or engineering roles. For the first months of the program youll learn about the latest technology advancements and how to position Ciscos architectures, solutions and products to our customers. During the second part of your CSAP year, youll move into an engineering role as part of your on-the-job-experience within the Global Virtual Engineering (GVE) Team. You will be actively involved in sales opportunities and assigned to specific projects that align to your skill set. 


The program, while challenging, will push you to become the best version of yourself. Youll be encouraged to pursue industry-standard certifications and be assessed and coached through customer simulations and on-the-job activities. Well offer you a safe and fun environment to practice what youve learnt, all the while providing you with feedback to develop your potential. Thanks to this rigourous training plan, weve earned a strong reputation within our internal sales organization.




Who You'll Work With:


Youll train alongside incredibly talented individuals, like yourself, from different countries and diverse backgrounds. Early on, youll make long-lasting friendships and belong to a rich human network that will support you through out your career. As a successful Associate Solutions Engineer (ASE), youll expand your software and networking knowledge to collaborate with Cisco sales professionals and provide technical solutions for our customers and partners. Youll learn from top experts and coaches in a unique classroom setting where we use our own state-of-the-art collaboration technology. Youll have your own mentor, a CSAP alumnus whos been in your shoes and will guide you in your first year. With a strong Cisco team committed to your success, youll gain hands-on education and experience, while receiving an attractive salary and pursuing your career aspirations.  



Who You Are: 

  • Technology enthusiast, who enjoys talking about innovation and always keeps up with the latest technology news.

  • A strong communicator with the confidence to engage and talk to a wide range of people.

  • View team collaboration as instrumental to achieving success.

  • Enjoy looking at practical real life challenges and thinking creatively to solve them.

  • Approach situations with an open and curious mind, taking on challenges with an eye for opportunity.

What You Need To Be Eligible

  • Graduate by the start date of the program, 27th of July 2020.

  • Graduate from a relevant technical degree such as; Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Cyber Security, Information Technology, Mathematics, Physics, Informatics, Data Science or similar. 

  • Fluent in English

  • Hold the right to live and work in the country that you are applying for, without future company sponsorship required. Student visas and temporary permits obtained on your own will not be acceptable. 

  • Willing to relocate for 12 months of training to hub. Visa assistance and relocation package to training hub will be provided as required. 

  • Willing to return to your country you applied for, unless otherwise required due to business needs.

  • Knowledge and experience in software languages. C, C++, C#, Java or Python are desired. 


Posted: 2019-09-11 Expires: 2019-11-11

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