Consulting Systems Engineer, Service Providershere
Cisco Meraki
United Kingdom
16d ago

As a Consulting Systems Engineer, you will be revolutionizing the networking industry by advocating for a disruptive technology that is leading the way.

Quickly becoming known as the most successful acquisition in Cisco's history, Meraki’s cloud-based dashboard is being adopted and sold by some of the world’s largest service providers.

We are looking for a highly-motivated, technically-savvy and passionate individual to become the next rising star on our Service Provider (SP) team.

In this role, your primary responsibility will be to team up with a high-performing Strategic Sales Manager to carry out technical pre-

sales activities for sell-to and sell-through SP opportunities. Service Provider is a fast-growing space for Meraki where you will play an integral role in closing the largest deals within the business.

You will be the Meraki technology expert on these deals; architecting managed Wi-Fi, switching and security offerings for SPs to sell to their customers.

This role is unique in that you will be hands on throughout the process as you put your designs and our products to the test.

Part of your role will also include technical enablement of your customer’s sales, operations, and marketing teams.

You should be able to design a network from the ground up and have a deep understanding of routing and switching protocols, allowing you to develop solutions that integrate with competitors’ complex networking infrastructures.

We do need you to have 3-5 years of direct customer-facing pre-sales experience, preferably doing business with, through or within Service Providers.

This person will generally work remotely and travels up to 50% to customer sites and regional corporate offices. Fluency in written and spoken English a must.

Sound exciting? Read on for technical requirements.

You must have a demonstrated understanding and hands-on experience in the following areas :

  • Routing and switching; authoritative level knowledge of L2 and L3 protocols
  • Security architecture; VPN and next-generation firewalls
  • WLAN technologies including 802.11ac and Wave 2
  • RF engineering
  • SD-WAN (commercial and enterprise customers)
  • Multi-site campus LAN and network design
  • RADIUS and 802.1X
  • Quality of Service design
  • BYOD architectures (Clearpath, Cisco ISE, Bradford) and onboarding devices to corporate networks
  • Professional level certification required, including one or more of the following : CCNP, CCDP, CCIE, CWNP, JNNA, JNCP, JNCIA, JNCIS, JNCIP, JNCIE-

    Including :

  • Great relationship building skills, tenacity, resilience and presentation skills
  • Field pre-sales experience
  • Knowledge of sales cycle, strong verbal and written interpersonal skills, and confirmed negotiation techniques
  • Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

    Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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