• Data Center Technical Solutions Architect Jobs in United States Of America - 25122247

  • Cisco Systems Inc.
  • United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:

Data Center Technical Solutions Architect

Location

Atlanta, Georgia, US

Area of Interest

Engineer - Pre Sales and Product Management

Job Type

Professional

Technology Interest

Cloud and Data Center

Job Id

1278186

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Why youll love Cisco

We change the World, you will become passionate about your employer and the brand you represent Everything is converging on the Internet, making networked connections more meaningful than ever before in our lives Our employees groundbreaking ideas impact everything Here, that means we take creative ideas from the drawing board to dynamic solutions that have real world impact Youll collaborate with Cisco leaders, partner with mentors, and develop incredible relationships with colleagues who share your interest in connecting the unconnected Youll be part a team that cares about its customers, enjoys having fun, and youll take part in changing the lives of those in our local communities Come prepared to be encouraged and inspired

What Youll Do

Opportunity comes from the combination of technology and people The Collaborative work space environment gives people the flexibility to be where they need to be to do the best work they can Cisco uses an architectural approach, integrating mobility, video, and cloud to bring people together anytime, anywhere, on any device Connect employees, customers, and suppliers to make decisions, resolve customer issues, or address supply-chain challenges The architecture cost-effectively supports scalability, security, and accessibility The Cisco collaboration strategy and architecture account for not only the technology, but also for what it means to your processes and culture

You will provide high-level and detailed consultative solutions, technical and architectural sales support for selected major account opportunities
Youll need to understand business requirement for your customer base and be able to translate them into technical requirements
You will understand and Articulate Ciscos Architectures and Services
Youll facilitate better communications and understanding of customer requirements between customers, corporate and the field Create, present and document technical solutions
You will perform in-depth and high-level technical presentations for customers, partners and prospects
Youll drive identified major account opportunities (ie technical consulting, upper level management presentations, Cisco technology solutions, product requirements, and design validation) while allowing local account team to maintain long-term ownership

Additional responsibilities include

Provide consultative support to other Virtual Team Specialists and Systems Engineers
Mentor other less experienced Systems Engineers in the assigned opportunities Exhibit leadership and be viewed as a leader by senior management, peers, partners, company and customers
Publish white papers on given topics for internal or external use Gather product requirements from field and customer and submit findings to relevant BUs and Boards and Councils to drive Area or Operation business requirements
Major account focus will require some travel responsibilities as well as virtual rich media presence for sales activities
Actively participate as a specialist on assigned Virtual Team(s) and/or Solutions Team(s) Thorough competitive knowledge (in their area of specialization) including solution, technology and product offerings

Who Youll Work With

Youll work with a team of data center industry experts with a specialized focus on Compute/Systems Automation and/or Data Center Networking Infrastructure/Software Defined Networks

Who You Are

You will have extensive knowledge and experience with Data Center and Virtualization Technologies, Solutions and Architectures You have extensive experience selling Data Center and Virtualization technologies at the engineering level through the CxO level

You have expertise and knowledge of

X86 hardware solutions Rack, blade and hyperconverged solutions from Cisco, HP, Dell and others
Networking Protocols, design and products Ethernet, IP, switching, routing, spanning tree, OTV, LISP, FabricPath, VxLan, BGP
Storage networking protocols Fibre Channel, iSCSI, NFS/CiFS, storage multi-pathing
Cloud Automation Software UCS Director, Cloud Center Suite, CWOM
Firewalls/IPS, load balancers, WAN optimization,
VMware ESXi, vSwitch operations, SRM (site recovery manager), View, vCloud
Container platforms and dev/ops toolsets (Anisble, Docker, Jenkins, Puppet, etc)
Data Center facilities power/cooling/cabling
Disaster recovery solutions backup/recovery, mirroring, active/standby, active/active
High availability architectures and clustering solutions (Oracle RAC, Veritas, et al)
Applications SAP, Microsoft, & Oracle suites primarily RISC, mid-range, mainframe platforms
Virtualization Hypervisors, server and desktop virtualization
Databases Oracle, SQL, data warehousing/analytics solutions
Middleware Websphere, Weblogic, JBOSS, etc
EMC, NetApp technologies and solutions primarily (Vblocks, FlexPods)
Competitive offerings from HP, Juniper, Brocade, Riverbed, IBM, Dell, Arista, etc
Client Desktops options and offerings (Windows, Citrix)
Public and Private Cloud offerings and ecosystems
Cisco WAAS, ASA/Firepower, AnyConnect, TrustSec
Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, negotiation and presentation skills
Ability to work effectively, add value as a team member and assume a leadership role for the team
Demonstrated technical knowledge and consultative skills
Ability to train and disseminate information within an Area or Operation
Ability to understand complex technical and selling situations and the ability to solve the problem or solicit the required resources

Minimum Qualifications

8 years related experience
Cisco experience required
Cisco product and end-to-end positioning required
Data Center Platforms Nexus2-9K, ACI, MDS, UCS, and software solutions
Competitive product experience required (HP, Juniper, Brocade, Riverbed, IBM, Dell, Arista)
Typically requires BS/BA (EE/CS) or equivalent CCIE certification highly desirable and/or preferred

Why Cisco

We connect everything people, processes, data, and things We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals And we do it in style with unique personalities who arent afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation We are dreamers and we are doers

We Are Cisco

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 status

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Software Services, Internet/Dot com/ISP
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : System Administration
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 17th May 2020

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