Pre-sales Systems Engineer US Commercial

  • Location:
    Offsite, RTP, North Carolina, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Pre Sales and Product Management
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Networking
  • Job Id

Do you have a passion for technology and the innate ability to help people of any background understand how it can change, enhance, or completely redefine their way of doing business? Do you like analyzing business trends to help your customers identify what’s around the corner? Do you love helping your customers and your team figure out how things work and making the impossible a reality?


If this describes you, then you’ll love your role as a Pre-Sales Systems Engineer working with our Virtual Sales Account Managers! In this technical role, you'll work with customers, partners, account managers, and your fellow systems engineers to paint a vision of future success and the technology that will help take the customer there. You will translate complex technology into business relevant solutions and designs that will positively impact the customer for years to come.


Who You'll Work With


Now is the time to be a Systems Engineer with the Global Virtual Sales team at Cisco, one of our fastest growing sales teams and the talent engine for Cisco Sales! This is a diverse, motivated team that consistently delivers profitable growth, adapts quickly to market changes, and flourishes in driving the marketplace.


We are passionate

about connecting our customers with solutions that transform their businesses and change the world for the better.


We foster success

through mentorship, training and on-the-job learning will propel your career development and advancement.


We are dynamic

a collaborative, global team that brings excitement to the sales floor every day.


We care

regularly giving back to our local communities through team and individual volunteering opportunities.


Who You Are


You are driven with a customer first approach and are passionate about technology. We seek innovators, change-makers, and creative thinkers who can improve communities and enterprises through delivery of innovative designs and business-relevant, technical solutions. You thrive on teamwork and enjoy developing relationships.


Our desired requirements for this role:


Instinctive curiosity and eagerness to learn

Ease in embracing complexity and a natural team player

Science, Technology, Economics or Mathematics related major

3-5 years of industry related experience, ideally in a pre-sales role

Knowledge of at least one Cisco solutions set, with preference for generalist knowledge across all technologies

Knowledge of relevant solutions sets, product line specifications, performance criteria and applications

Knowledge about the competition (in area of specialization) including solution, technology and product offerings

Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, and strong presentation skills

CCNA, CCNP, CCIE certifications and/or industry certifications are a plus

Understand the value of Scripting, Software and Everything as a Service.


We Look After Our People


At Cisco, diversity lays at the core of our identity. Whether looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Cisco is the type of company where you can balance outstanding work with a fulfilling life. We offer phenomenal benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.


Health coverage for you and your family in many locations

Generous number of vacation days each year

Double your charitable giving — we match your donations of money and time

40 hours each year to volunteer with organizations you love

Embracing parenthood with robust parental leave


Cisco is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristics other than the ability to do the job. We will also make reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law.



Cisco Covid-19 Vaccination Policy
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the U.S., unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.