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DC Technical Solution Architect for EMEAR Service Provider

Cisco Systems Inc.
Issy-les-Moulineaux, Île-de-France 92130
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What You'll Do 


The pre-sale engineer is a customer-focused technical sales professional who provides technical information and relation with his customers.


The Technical Solutions Architect has direct technical accountability for specific opportunities, leveraging knowledge across the broad Cisco portfolio, including software and services. Strong knowledge of Cisco portfolio and record of success in a pressured environment. 


In this job you will: 

Senior customer-focused technical and architectural sales professional.  

Provides an operational relationship with the customer and collaborates with account team and Business Entities to develop customer focused architectures. 

Demonstrate operational knowledge of an industry leading company. 

Has strong understanding of the industry trends in the customer's vertical 

Acts as a trusted advisor in the account and works with the account team to demonstrate the business value of Cisco solutions, architectures, and services by aligning opportunities with a 1-3 year cross-architectural vision.  

Serves as the lead advocate for customers / partners within Cisco 

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, DC automation, more importantly, secure networks that can sense and enforce security threats. 

We help customers understand how to use the state 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 

You have minimum 5 years field technical sales experience, working as a Datacenter Systems Engineer, cloud architect or related job at a vendor or in a customer engineering team responsible for technology and vendor selection.

Experience in service provider and Telco-DC / Network function virtualization will be a strong asset.

You have BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering or related discipline. 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

Fluent in English


You have in depth understanding of private cloud architectures and related virtualisation technologies such as Openstack, VMWare & Kubernetes, orchestration, SDN as well as first-hand experience in hybrid / public cloud solutions such as AWS, Azure or GCP.

You are experienced with datacenter fabric architectures and internet routing. Knowledge of service provider technologies (Mobile, broadband aggregation, MPLS/Transport/Optical) is a plus.

You are expected to be familiar with opensource ecosystem projects, knowledgeable in software development and system administration.

With that knowledge, you will be able to lead and define the solutions for your customers, including good analytic and decision-making skills. 

Adept at using initiative, discretion and judgment to apply technical solutions to complex sales opportunities. 

Adept at customer interactions from the CIO through to technical staff. 

Knowledge of sales cycle. 

Great relationship building skills, tenacity, resilience. 

Ability to work independently and remotely as well as with your team to accomplish objectives. 

Good understanding of the market space and offerings. 

Understand the operational side of running an infrastructure. 


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.

Ourtechnology 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 inour communities.

Colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco 

Posted: 2020-11-20 Expires: 2021-01-28
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