Cisco Architect Generalist PreSales - Raleigh/Durham NC
Posted on Sep 30, 2019 by WSI Nationwide
Cisco Architect Generalist PreSales Architect - Raleigh/Durham NC
Location - Raleigh/Durham NC. 30% time remote, 30% travel throughout the SE region. 30% time in office.
Ideally local candidates but will consider candidates relocating from Carolinas or Tennessee but they would need to be willing to relocate
-Cisco Enterprise Networking, CCIE
-Cisco Data Center technologies
-Cisco Security ASA, SourceFire, ISE, FTD, Meraki, AMP
-ACI/SDN, DFA, VXLAN
-Cisco UCS, Nexus, MDS
-vCP, Fabribpath, FCoE, OTV
-DMVPN, VPN, LAN/WAN
About the role:
The function of this role is to engage with the customer as the technical expert in solution design, product demonstration, requirement gathering, and all other technical elements of the Cisco PreSales and Solution Construction process.
The Cisco Solutions Architect is a presales resource that leads the consultative discovery of the client's business goals, objectives, and challenges, and then translates them into effective infrastructure solutions.
You will also be instrumental in educating non-technical staff and customers on solution features and capabilities. Through ongoing efforts, you will maintain up to date knowledge of industry trends and best practices relevant to your technology discipline.
-Engage with customer to develop trusted technology advisor relationships with key decision makersWork with customers to discover and gather technical and business requirements
-Assist sales in customer meetings to answer technical questions
-Respond to technical components of RFI/RFP/RFQ
-Assist sales in technical components of tender and bidding process
-Prepare and deliver presentations to educate customers of solution and service benefits relevant to their business/technology needs and goals
-Architect solutions to meet customer requirements within industry and technology best practices
-Develop technical roadmap for the overall solution including high level design, SoW, BoM
-Act as the technical authority for assessment and approval of specifications for solution construction or change
-Assist partners with project plan, direction, and evaluation with the inclusion of costs, requirements, and timeline
-Liaise with customer and internal staff throughout project delivery to ensure customer satisfaction is achieved
-Share knowledge of product benefits and capability in ongoing training sessions with technical and non-technical staff
-Assist Director with regional corporate growth activities and take on increase position responsibility when appropriate
Participate in technology and professional training and development to continue to enhance your skills and capability
Please e-mail a resume with contact information to Jay J.at (see below) or call.
(To insure formatting & print quality, you may also mail a copy to me at WSI Nationwide, Inc, 1617 Third Avenue, Box #286415, New York, NY 10).
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This creates long term relationships, which we encourage.
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