Cisco Pre-Sales Engineer - Ottawa

Location Ottawa, Canada
JobType Permanent
Salary
Reference 12386

Job Title: Cisco Pre-Sales Engineer - Ottawa
Type: Full time/ Permanent

Location: Ottawa, ON

Description

Field Solution Architects are the technical evangelists for a particular technology or set of technologies within a solution area. The Solution Area Field Solution Architect (FSA) role will apply the necessary technical breadth to support sales teams in the pursuit of strategic opportunities within their solution area. In addition, the Solution Area Field Solution Architect role fosters relationships within Microsoft to position solutions and services as industry leading within their specific solution area.

Responsibilities

  • Sales Support
  • Business Management

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, a related technical degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum four years’ experience in services sales or consulting or equivalent.
  • Solution Selling Experience: Proven success with enterprise customers, working knowledge of solution-selling strategies and tactics and business value selling.
  • Account Management and Prioritization Excellence: Demonstrated strategic time management and multitasking skills.
  • Sales Teamwork: High degree of collaboration with multiple sales personnel, as well as Microsoft. Involve appropriate
  • Demonstrated skills in collaboration with virtual teams, cross-functional groups and with complex problems to solve.
  • Demonstrated intellectual property development. For example, whitepapers, template deliverables, solutions, case
  • studies, etc.

Must Have Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, including consulting skills 
  • CCNA, CCNP preferred Cisco Networking data center/ server storage
  • Project oversight responsibilities, management and technical leadership and Engineer mentoring experience preferred
  • Advanced level technical certifications or equivalent.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 50%.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong passion for learning and teaching others 
  • Motivated and self-starting 
  • Ability to think creatively and come up with proactive ideas that will increase sales 
  • Strong problem-solving skills 
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and in a constructive manner with management, peers and coworkers 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience 
  • Four-year minimum technical pre-sales or technical architecting experience

Nice-to-Have Skills:

  • Stay up to date on products, applications, technical service, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising, and promotional trends through the reading of pertinent literature, seminars, and online training 
  •  Proven project management skills 
  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications 
  •  Proven success and experience selling technologies solutions and services 
  • Knowledge and proven success of engaging and working with sales teams 
  • Ability to execute on territory goals and metrics 
  • Ability to adapt and change to the business needs of the practice and team coverage model 
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, including consulting skills 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong passion for learning and teaching others 
  • Motivated and self-starting 
  • Ability to think creatively and come up with proactive ideas that will increase sales 
  • Strong problem-solving skills 
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and in a constructive manner with management, peers and coworkers 
  • Hold relevant industry/vendor certifications