Pre-sales Systems Engineer – US Public Sector SLED

  • Location:
    RTP, North Carolina, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Pre Sales and Product Management
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Collaboration, Video, Networking, Security
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

Is technology your passion?  Do you have the innate ability to help people of any background understand how technology can change, enhance, or completely revolutionize their way of doing business? Do you like analyzing business trends to help your customers identify what’s around the corner? Does differentiating with digitization sound intriguing? What about open, extensible, and automated solutions? Collaboration?  And securing everything?

If this describes you, then you’ll love your role as a Pre-Sales Systems Engineer working with our Virtual Sales Account Managers supporting the US Public Sector sales team. 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.

In the end, the outcome is this: help people, connect lives and change the world - that's what we do.


Who You'll Work With

Now is the time to be a Systems Engineer in the Global Virtual Sales and Engineering team at Cisco. Here, you will join our fastest growing, most diverse sales team and the talent engine for Cisco Sales. This is a highly motivated team that consistently delivers profitable growth, adapts quickly to market changes, and thrives on driving the marketplace.  

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

We foster success through coaching, training and on-the-job learning will propel your career development and advancement.

We are dynamic 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.


The best of Cisco is yet to come, and we want you to help take us there!!!


Who You Are

You are driven with a customer first attitude and are excited about technology and how it affects positive change. We seek change-makers, constantly improving communities and enterprises through innovations in design of business-relevant, technical solutions. You embody the collaborative spirit, thrive on teamwork, and enjoy developing relationships.


Our preferred 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

*     Solid knowledge of at least one Cisco solutions set, with preference for knowledge across all technologies

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

*     Competitive knowledge (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.


Why Cisco

Cisco is a technology company that continues to disrupt and define the industry. We have passion, purpose and clarity that's massively transformative. We need technology visionaries to help us ride the next wave into the future of Fog Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Software Defined Everything, Smart Cities, Connected Cars, Handheld Hospitals … the list goes on, because we connect everything: people, processes, data, and things.

We innovate everywhere, act boldly, and have fun. We do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. We are thought leaders, tech geeks, and pop culture aficionados. We celebrate creativity and diversity which fuels our innovation.

We are dreamers. We are doers. We Are Cisco.