Cisco Presales Architect - Generalist in Raleigh, NC

$120K - $140K(Ladders Estimates)


Raleigh, NC 27601

Industry: Information Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 56 days ago

  by  recruiter-profile-pic  HERSHA DWYER

This is a horizontal role covering a broad scope of technologies. Be a key part of architecting high level solutions as you become a trusted advisor to enterprise clients. While your core focus can be in a specific domain you must have broad technical knowledge of IP networking and systems that connect to the IP network. Knowledge of two or more of the following is required: routing/switching, wireless, unified communications, network security, videoconferencing, virtualization, cloud. Your knowledge in a few of these areas and a genuine interest in remaining broad in your technical reach will make you perfect for this role.

This role will see you:

· Become the trusted advisor with the customer as the technical expert in solution design, product demonstration and requirement gathering.

· Use your insights and experience to influence strategy at the executive level.

· Educate non-technical staff and customers on solution features and capabilities

· Respond to technical components of RFI/RFP/RFQ

· Assist sales in technical components of tender and bidding process

· Design and implement PoC

· Prepare and deliver presentations to educate customers of solution and service benefits relevant to their business/technology needs and goals

· Architect solutions to meet customer requirements within industry and technology best practices

· Develop technical roadmap for the overall solution including high level design, SoW, BoM

· Act as the technical authority for assessment and approval of specifications for solution construction or change

Experience in a combination of two or more of the following areas:

· UC / Voice / Collaboration

· R/S

· Data Center

· Network / Security

· Virtualization / Cloud

We are looking for someone with:

· Cisco certifications - CCNP, CCDA, CCIE

· Some commercial Pre-Sales experience

· Excellent communication skills with ability to influence C-level decision maker

· Excellent oral and written communications and presentation skills to articulate product differentiators, capabilities and value-add.

· Strong consulting and needs assessment capability

· Proven experience in the architecture of multi-tiered corporate environments

Valid Through: 2019-10-14

$144K - $168K