Pre-Sales Network Solution Architect

Cisco, nexus
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel required to 25%.

Job Description

  • 10+ years direct experience working as a Cisco Presales Architect, Consultant
  • Recently worked for a VAR, Systems Integrator, or Cisco OEM performing similar presales architecture role
  • Strong track record with presales, working directly with the Sales team and end customers.  Excellent verbal Comm skills
  • Primarily strong hands-on experience with Cisco based LAN/WAN networks, data centers, route, switch, firewalls, etc.
  • OPTIONAL:  Strong experience with Cisco based collaboration technologies (voice, webex, etc.) with a secondary skillset around Networks is ok.
  • Key experience LAN: Nexus (9k/7k/5k/2k), Catalyst, Meraki, etc. 
  • Key experience needed Routing: Core & Edge Routing with ISR, ASR, NCS, Meraki, etc.
  • Areas of work include: Presales of Professional Services related to Network core, edge design and deployment
  • Solid network related solutioning skills, presales consulting, bill of material (BOM) generation, SOW scope of work generation, high level architecting, etc.
  • Strongly prefer knowledge and experience with network design, configuration, and troubleshooting, and usage of Cisco recommended practices.
  • End Client-facing to understand their business goals, requirements & recommend solutions
  • Lead technical discussions to understand business & technical requirements and translate them into functional specifications.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with peers at vendor partners.
  • Ability to demonstrate technical knowledge and consultative skills, can lead white boarding & table top exercises
  • Strong critical thinking, attention to details, complex problem solving, appropriate judgment, and decision making skills.
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Strong documentation experience with Visio, Word, Powerpoint, Excel
Dice Id : proven
Position Id : 6702455
Originally Posted : 4 months ago
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