Job description


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


Please note this posting is to advertise potential job opportunities. This exact role may not be open today, but could open in the near future. When you apply, a Cisco representative may contact you directly if a relevant position opens.

For years, Cisco's vision has been to change the way the world works, lives, plays, and learns. First, we focused on building connectivity and made the Internet what it is today. Today, we're transforming how IT is architected, run and consumed.

And now when we're entering the digital transition, our vision is more meaningful than ever. We are thrilled to be helping our customers in discovering new ways of using technology for business innovation by building secure and intelligent platforms for their digital business.

To help us bring this vision to life, join us in our exciting journey.
The pre-sale engineer for Cisco Enterprise Networks team is a customer-focused technical sales professional who provides technical information and relation with customers.

The SE has direct technical accountability for specific opportunities, demonstrating knowledge across the broad Cisco portfolio, including software and services. Strong knowledge of Cisco Enterprise portfolio and record of success in a pressured environment.

Increasingly we find ourselves working as advisors on architecture level across the technology domains to help customers make consistent short and long-term architecture and design decisions.

What You’ll Do
Simplify complexity
Engage with customer's IT leadership, and increasingly business partners too, to capture and refine requirements for IT road maps
Help them understand the linkage to IT infrastructure capabilities
Engage with customer's and Cisco partner's IT architects and experts to translate business requirements to IT capabilities
Identify and understand dependencies across technology domains
Collaborate in architecture and design
Work closely with Cisco Partners to help and enable customer for taking advantage of new technologies
Actively follow technology trends in Cisco and industry forums to gain a position as an inspiring leader
Build trusted meaningful relationships with selected customers and partners

Required skills
You will have thorough knowledge of Cisco architectures and component parts. With that knowledge, you will be able to lead and define the solutions for your customers, including good analytic and decision-making skills.
You will have an understanding and will deep dive into some or all of the following technologies: Switching, Routing, Wireless LAN, network orchestration, Data Center, Collaboration, Video, Internet of Things and Security.
You have a software programmability background / knowledge
You have knowledge of sales cycle.
You have an impactful verbal and written communication and strong presentation skills.
You are an excellent relationship building skills, tenacity, resilience.
You have the ability to work independently and remotely as well as with your team to accomplish objectives.
You have a good understanding of the market space and offerings.
You understand the operational side of running an infrastructure.
You are curios for new ideas and technologies
You have the ability to position bold ideas and challenge customers with respectful and humble attitude
You have good people and teaming skills
You have a healthy self-confidence which enables being the authentic You in any situation
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 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 Secure everything – data, networks, clouds and end-users
Colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco

About the company

At Cisco, transforming the way people work, live, play and learn also includes being a great place to work. For 17 years, we’ve been named a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, one of a handful of companies included on the list since its inception. And, we are among 25 companies acknowledged as a world’s best multinational workplace.

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.

Learn why Cisco is a great place to work and what we offer you.

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