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Senior Systems Engineering Director- Global Enterprise Segment

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Why you'll love Cisco

We change the World, you will become passionate about your employer and the brand you represent. Everything is converging on the Internet, making networked connections more meaningful than ever before in our lives. Our employees' groundbreaking ideas impact everything imaginable, from entertainment, healthcare, and education, to public and private sectors, smart cities, and everyday devices in our homes. Here, that means we will take creative ideas from the drawing board to dynamic solutions that have real world impact.

What You'll Do

You will be setting the technical vision and strategy for the sales engineering team across the US, identifying expertise to grow the team, and facilitating partnerships between customer and internal organizations. This is an ideal position for you if you are someone who has a track record of building and scaling high performance sales engineering teams in a fast paced technology company in a country with a growing economy.

Who You'll Work With

You will report into the Senior Vice President for the Global Enterprise Segment and collaborate across the executive leadership team to shape/drive top priorities and core initiatives focused on long-range growth and profitability.

Who You Are

You are an experienced engineering leader and you are viewed as an authority on the industry trends and the impact on Ciscos portfolio. You are a tireless, high-energy professional with an entrepreneurial, risk-taking flair and will possess a brand of confidence, which allows for delegation and empowerment of the team. You have excellent communication skills and ability to persuade using communications that convey complex concepts in a compelling, concise, inspiring and creative way.

  • You inspire and create excitement with the sales team, as well as across the organization and in the marketplace.
  • You set the technical go to market vision for Cisco and the Americas largest theater.
  • You define and drive culture to attract and retain the best system engineering talent) SE's, SAs BSA's, SEM's, SSEM's, etc.) in the industry. Coaching, mentoring, career development and career path within your team and outside. Partner with leadership customers and extended team.
  • You establish and execute processes to drive efficiency and effectiveness across the SE team.
  • You optimize organization structure in partnership with Sales Leadership aligned to business priorities to maximize bookings in minimize expenses.
  • You partner with the team and clearly articulate current state, needs and challenges at an executive level for CXO level customers and senior Cisco leadership.
  • You partner and align success criteria with Key Cisco partners influencing the business including: Development/BU's, Sales and Delivery, Marketing, HR,Finance, etc. and you know how to have direct engagement with business units driving product requirements, application, roadmaps and delivery of solutions for customers
  • You work with cross-function teamwork and collaboration and dedicatedly engage with direct an extended team members to accomplish goals.
  • You have a broad and deep knowledge of technologies and evolving architects with the ability to apply Cisco technology product and solution portfolio to customer and industry.
  • You have business Insight and industry knowledge understanding and know how to align Cisco strategy to business challenges and priorities.
  • You are a champion of Ciscos conscious culture and work to create an inclusive environment for all members of the team

Our Minimum Qualifications for this role:

  • BS/BA (EE/CS) or equivalent. MBA or equivalent highly desirable.
  • 10+ years related experience, 8+ years leadership and management experience.
  • Pre-Sales experience required and Cisco experience highly desired.
  • In-depth knowledge in the relevant technology areas including: Cloud; Data Center/Virtualization; Open Source Software & Applications; IP Core/Edge Routing/Switching; Optical; Video; Software Defined Networking, Collaboration and Security.
  • In-depth understanding and experience in management of all aspects of sales support processes and a thorough understanding of organizational structures, management practices, staff development and retention.

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

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Posted: 2020-10-09 Expires: 2020-11-09
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