Cisco Systems Engineer (Presales) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Systems Engineer (Presales)
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Area of Interest Engineer - Pre Sales and Product Management
Job Type Professional
Technology Interest Cloud and Data Center, Collaboration, Video, Internet of Everything, Networking, Security
Job Id 1207584
What You’ll Do
Cisco is looking for experienced Systems Engineers with a strong technical background. The SE will partner with our Account Executives in a pre-sales technical role, showcasing Cisco product solutions. Qualified candidates should bring industry knowledge and years of technology experience to aid in technical selling, explaining features and benefits to customers-and designing and configuring products to meet specific customer needs.
Our team owns the pre-sales coverage for the local Virtual Sales team and is relying on many other peers to cover all sales opportunities. You will be a key player to focus on the strategic opportunities on the territory covered by Virtual Sales and enable the team to sell more. Your focus area will be on the ASEAN theatre and be based in Kuala Lumpur.
In this role, you will have direct account and partner responsibilities for selected accounts in an assigned geography. Staying up-to-date on relevant competitive solutions, products and services is essential. Candidate will focus on technical presentations for customers, partners and prospects and assist with the development of formal sales plans and proposals for assigned opportunities. Other activities include participation as a specialist on assigned Virtual Team and providing consultative support in their area of specialization to other Systems Engineers.
Who You'll Work With
The Systems Engineering team comprises of very talented and motivated engineers, playing different roles in the area of account pre-sales management, technology deep dive, partner advocacy and engineering leadership. We place emphasis on individual development and relevancy in the market place, and we are strong advocate of Cisco’s own certification programs. We work closely together to help our customer solve their business problems. As a team, we possess divest engineering expertise and we are constantly on a look out for new skill sets to add to our team capability.
Who You Are
As a successful Systems Engineer, you would have Cisco product experience or relevant experience in key competitor offerings in technology area is also preferred. Ideally 7+ years of industry related experience and Pre-Sales experience required. Typically requires BS/BA (EE/CS) or equivalent. CCNP CCDP or similar vender Certification Required. Good generalist knowledge across Cisco’s solutions set, with deeper knowledge of one technical specialization ( Collaboration, Data Centre & Virtualization or Security, or Enterprise network )
Required Knowledge and Experience:
Industry knowledge of relevant solutions sets, product line specifications, performance criteria and applications.
Competitive knowledge (in area of specialization) including solution, technology and product offerings.
Understanding and conversant about company, solutions and product strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, and strong presentation skills.
Strong knowledge of technical solutions
Ability to work effectively and add value as a team member.
Demonstrated technical knowledge and consultative skills.
Strong problem solving skills: ability to assess a problem and determine an effective course of action.
Fluent in English, both written and spoken
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