Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Chennai


What you will do
The India Commercial Segment is a truly vibrant sales organization that covers accounts in the Commercial Space. We service customers in the Financial Services, Retail, Logistics, Healthcare, Public Sector, and Manufacturing industries. You will need to be a highly skilled, customer-focused technical sales professional who provides technical support and mentorship to customers and collaborates with the Account Manager to develop appropriate customer solution offerings on opportunities. You will have an architectural perspective across the Cisco product portfolio and can craft your specialization for specific opportunities. Gain access to the entire portfolio of Cisco technologies and applications in a variety of vertical markets. In additional to technological aptitude, and the ability to learn and know the latest, your interpersonal, presentation and troubleshooting skills evoke passion and confidence. Keep up-to-date on relevant solutions, products, and services. Provide technical and sales support for accounts in assigned territory. Perform technical presentations for customers, partners and prospects. Assist with the development of formal sales plans and proposals for assigned opportunities
Who you will work with
The Systems Engineer will partner with our Account Executives in a pre-sales technical role, showcasing Cisco product solutions, setting up demonstrations and explaining features and benefits to customers, designing and configuring products to meet specific customer needs.
You'll collaborate as part of a disruptive Sales engineering team. We offer exhilarating, inspiring, global, high impact, and uniquely broad opportunities for your growth.
About the role
You will work with rest of the sales ecosystem on strategic and complex opportunities and coordinates additional resources (e.g. consulting specialists, demo labs, etc.) to recommend, develop, and propose appropriate customer solution and services offerings. The Systems Engineer acts in a consultative fashion and is looked to as a trusted technical advisor by the account team and customer allowing the Systems Engineer to identify Cisco solution opportunities aligned to the customer's business goals. SEs are considered experts in one or more specializations.
What You'll Do
Creating Business Relevance
Solution and Architectural Selling
Building Competitive Intelligence
Optimizing Sales Performance
Working Across Boundaries
Driving the Cisco Vision
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor of Engineering degree or equivalent
8-15 years field technical sales experience as a Systems Engineer or equivalent
Cisco product experience. Pre-Sales experience required.
Knowledge and strong operating experience in at least one of the following areas of specialization: Data Center, Collaboration (Voice, Video), Security or Routing/Switching/Wireless.
Knowledge of relevant solutions sets, product line specifications, performance criteria, and applications.
Demonstrated self-starter and innovator
Proven relationship building skills
Great teammate
Proven ability to focus and achieve goals
Perform daily with the highest degree of integrity
Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, negotiation and presentation skills.
Desired Skills
Formulate and communicate a solution/vision
Experience working with and handling large or small enterprises and public-sector organizations.
Industry certifications like CCIE, CCNA, CCNP, CISSP will be desirableWe connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
Why Cisco
At Cisco, each person brings their different 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 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.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability

About the company

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We’re proud of this recognition because it means, at Cisco, you will enjoy working flexibly, using our own market-leading collaboration technology to drive innovation; taking advantage of numerous health and wellness resources; pursuing exciting career opportunities, and participating in programs to help your local communities or fulfill philanthropic interests. And, you’ll be doing all of this while being part of a global team that is making a positive difference in the world.

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