CISCO PRE-SALES SYSTEMS ENGINEER
Location: Houston or San Antonio, TX
Status: This is a full/time staff position, salary + bonus + benefits + career based position
Provides pre-sales technical engineeringsupport to Account Executives and clients as integral part of full sales process. Focuses on technical solutions for mid-size and enterprise accounts and works closely with clients to determine how solutions can best serve their needs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Produces accurate designs and proposals for clients using company?s technologies, services, and methodologies.
Conducts assessments, studies, and/or surveys to obtain data; analyzes data to advise and recommend solutions.
Qualifies, from technical perspective, new business opportunities or requirements within existing and prospective clients to ensure alignment with target markets, portfolio, and delivery and lifecycle services capabilities.
Writes Statements of Work (SOWs) for company?s Professional Services.
Designs and configures complex solution components.
Proposes elements, configurations, and implementation details of solution.
Prepares for and conducts client proof of concepts.
Prepares and performs product demonstrations.
Interfaces with vendor and manufacturer teams.
Bachelor?s degree in computer science, business, management disciplines, or related field.
Experience / Technical Requirements
4 years in technical pre-sales role with experience (not all skills listed below are required):
Cisco technical background ? particularly around Core Route/Switch technologies.
Implementation planning, design and support of Cisco Networking and/or Unified Communications solutions.
Designing Cisco Data Center switching, routing and campus wireless solutions.
Designing Cisco Security, Voice / Video Solutions.
Cisco Commerce tools (CCW) and other solution design tools.
Strong knowledge of BGP, OSPF
Experience developing enterprise-wide solutions.
Experience combining products and services into technology solutions that meet client?s business needs.
Experience in business case development.
Consulting background focused on Cisco solutions.
Proficient use of all Microsoft Office applications.
Will consider an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)