Consulting Systems Engineer
Cisco Systems - Houston, TX

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Cisco seeks a Data Center Consulting System Engineer to provide guidance and assist account teams in building solutions to address specific customer needs. In this position, you will be working with data center technology experts to help them position data center virtualization and systems architecture solutions effectively against competitive offerings. This Data Center Consulting Systems Engineer position is focused on presales engineering activities leveraging Cisco's Unified Computing System, Nexus series switching, and MDS Storage switching products to architect solutions following best practices. The Consulting Systems Engineer must work closely with Commerical Account Managers, Systems Engineers, Regional Managers, Systems Engineering Managers, and Data Center Product Sales Specialists to drive business and help build Data Center sales in the Commercial Area.

A minimum of 5-7 years experience in a pre-sales or consultative role working with the following technologies required; Virtualization (Hypervisors: VMware, HyperV, RHEV, Citrix), x86 Computing Architecture, Operating Systems (Windows, Red Hat, OEL, and Other Linux), and Routing & Switching (NX-OS, IOS, and CatOS). Experience with SAP, Oracle, Oracle RAC, Microsoft Applications, Storage Systems (EMC, NetApp, HDS), and High Performance Computing is desirable. Effective sales skills are extremely important.

The ideal candidate will have a level of comfort communicating across all functions within Cisco, as well as with customers and partners. This includes working in a matrix style organization where teamwork and collaboration is key to success.

This is a good opportunity for someone to work as a leader in the technology field with today's most innovative teams in a demanding and growing industry.

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