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Solutions Architect

Cisco Systems Inc.
Belgium, WI 53004
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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; here that means we take creative ideas from the drawing board to dynamic solutions that have real world impact. You'll be part a team that cares about its customers, enjoys having fun, and you'll take part in changing the lives of those in our local communities. Come prepared to be encouraged and inspired.

What Youll Do

As a part of the BeLux Transformation Engine, your role will focus on bridging business values and technologies by mapping customer business challenges and opportunities to technology solutions.

Cisco BeLux seeks a passionate Solutions Architect (BSA), who will be working as a trusted advisor and partner to top strategic accounts. You are an integral member of the team, working towards our common goals and demonstrating the business value of Cisco Services, Solutions, and Architectures by aligning opportunities with a 2-5 year architectural vision to help address customer challenges and priorities. The end result is ensuring that this Cisco architectural vision addresses the desired new outcomes and capabilities that the customers need to support their business.

Who You'll Work With

Teaming up with Account Managers, you will jointly engage our BeLux strategic customers, finding was to pursue your customers' challenges and help them through bringing groundbreaking technology into the light.

You will add value by proactively identifying business opportunities for the customer, conveying a firm understanding of the costumers business drivers, displaying executive presence by building rapport and credibility; successfully influencing other people to accept a solution; clearly connecting solutions to business needs.

You will be part of the global Business Architect Makers community, always developing new content, tools and approach to reinvent the customer journey.

Who You Are

We are looking for an individual to play the role of a Digital transformation and Technology Advisor that interface between our customers and Cisco. You have a mentality to understand your customers business initiatives & challenges. You understand the value of business outcome selling and can map customer business problems to technology solutions. You have validated analytical and problem-solving skills and strong market research skills. You can convey the most complex concepts in the simplest of term. You thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic and multi-cultural business environment and you can work with a range of sensitive and confidential issues.

Required Knowledge and Experience:

  • Senior customer oriented technical and architectural engineering sales professional with knowledge of customer specific business initiators and networking environment, including adjacent technology and solution areas
  • Technical knowledge and consultative skills. Strong background and knowledge in Enterprise Networking & Cloud Technologies including solution, technology and product offerings.
  • You are a strong collaborator, working effectively to make valuable contributions to the team.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills: ability to assess a problem and recommend an effective course of action.
  • Ready to work in a sales environment
  • CxO level relationship experience skills
  • IT Architecture Experience & Certification recommended
  • Design Thinking & Collective Intelligence experience is a plus
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, listening and presentation skills. Able to articulate sophisticated ideas and strategies to people at all levels of the organization.
  • Deep understanding of the multiple industry trends (Hybrid Cloud, Cyber Security, API, DevOps, etc).
  • Bachelors degree in a business or technical field from a reputable university/college
  • Fluent in English, plus Dutch and/or French

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.

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an inclusive future for all.

We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think were old (36 years strong) and only about hardware, but were also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do you cant put us in a box!

But Digital Transformation is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

So, you have colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us! 

Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-07-12
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