For years, Cisco's vision has been to change the way the world works, lives, plays, and learns. Our vision is more relevant today than ever. We made the Internet what it is today. First, we focused on creating connectivity. Now, we're entering the Internet of Everything transition—an era where we'll help create unprecedented value by connecting the unconnected. The Internet of Everything is a global industry phenomenon that is driving the biggest market transition for Cisco and our customers. This includes the intelligent connection of people, process, data, and things. It's where everything is converged on the Internet, making networked connections more relevant and valuable than before. To help us bring this vision to life, join us in our exciting journey.
Cisco seeks a data center Consulting System Engineer to provide guidance and assist account teams in building solutions to address specific customer needs. In this position, you will be working with data center technology experts to help them position data center virtualization and systems architecture solutions effectively against competing offerings. This position is focused on presales engineering activities, leveraging Cisco's Unified Computing products, solutions and architectures in the area of data center. The CSE must work closely with account managers, systems engineering managers, systems engineers and regional managers as well as product sales specialists to drive business and help build data center sales in Africa.
A minimum of 5-7 years experience in a pre-sales or consulting role working with the following technologies required;
Route and Switch
Key Cisco Products:Nexus, MDS, UCS
Orechestration Products: UCSD, CIAC, etc..
Competitive knowledge (in their area of specialization) including solution, technology and product offerings
(Virtualization (Hyper Visors/ VM Ware, Hyper V), X86 Architecture, Operating Systems (Windows, Red Hat Linux).
Applications (Microsoft, SAP, Oracle, Oracle RAC, and Other Enterprise Applications)
Storage, High Performance Computing, and sales skills are important.
The ideal candidate will also have a level of comfort communicating across all functions within Cisco, as well as with clients and partners. This is a good opportunity for someone to work as a leader in the technology field with today's most innovative teams in demanding and growing industry environment-enabling career advancement in technical or management roles.
“At Cisco, we create a culture where everyone is welcome, valued, respected and heard; where our employees can contribute to their full potential in pursuit of Cisco’s vision and objectives. Through this culture of inclusion and diversity we help to create a great place to work for employees and an intense focus on our global customers and shareholders. From this we gain a better understanding of the world—and the differences in its people. We achieve more together and change the way we work, live, play, and learn.”
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