Technical Solutions Architect – Data Center Networking- Southern California Area

at Cisco
Published November 16, 2023
Location San Jose, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


What You'll Do

As a Data Center Networking Technical Solutions Architect in our Sales Engineering team, you will be a pivotal player in driving our sales efforts to new heights.

Your responsibilities will include:

* Strategic Consultation: Understand the nuanced business requirements of our major accounts and translate them into comprehensive technical solutions. Be the bridge between customer needs, corporate strategy, and field execution.

* Technical Expertise: Articulate Cisco's cloud architectures and services to clients, offering high-level and detailed technical guidance. Present technical solutions with clarity and impact to customers, partners, and prospects.

* Leadership: Provide mentorship and support to fellow Team Specialists, Systems Engineers, and junior colleagues. Exhibit leadership qualities that resonate with senior management, peers, partners, and customers.

* Solution Development: Create, present, and document technical solutions that address customer pain points and capitalize on opportunities. Drive identified account opportunities and empower local account teams for long-term success.

* Collaboration: Participate actively as a specialist on assigned teams and Solutions Team(s), fostering cross-functional collaboration to achieve exceptional results.

* Market Presence: Demonstrate your expertise through virtual media presence and travel as needed to engage in sales activities.

Who You Are:

* Technical Guru: You possess extensive knowledge and hands-on experience with Cloud, Data Center Networking, and virtualization technologies. Your expertise spans engineering to CxO level engagements.

* Networking Maestro: Your mastery of networking protocols, design, and products is evident. You're fluent in ethernet, IP, switching, routing, and advanced concepts like ACI, VXLAN, and SDN.

* Automation Aficionado: You have a grasp of APIs and automation tools like Ansible and Python, enabling you to drive orchestration strategies.

* Cloud Savvy: You're well-versed in both public and private cloud offerings (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and understand the intricacies of their ecosystems.

* Experience: You bring at least 8 years of relevant experience, along with a strong history of selling data center and virtualization solutions. Cisco experience is a must, with CCIE certification being highly desirable.

* Communication Pro: Your written and verbal communication skills are exceptional, allowing you to convey complex technical concepts with clarity. Your negotiation and presentation abilities are second to none.

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

* We connect everything - people, process, data and things - and we use those connections to change our world for the better.

* We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more - from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.

We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

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