Cisco Sales Engineer

in Reston , VA

Job #:273456

Practice Area: IT

Date Posted: 04/15/2019

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Job Title:  CCIE Sales Engineer

Location:  Reston, VA

Industry:  Government Solutions

Terms:  Permanent

Job Summary:

The CCIE Sales Engineer is the primary technical resource for the field sales team. You are responsible for actively managing the technology evaluation stage of the sales process as the key technical advisor and product advocate for our various solutions. You must be able to articulate technology and product positioning to technical users with a focus on serving our client’s needs and supporting their mission. You must be able to identify all technical issues to ensure complete customer satisfaction through all stages of the process. Develop close, positive and productive working relationships with key partner and customer stakeholders.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify current and future customer needs by establishing an understanding of challenges and mission requirements.
  • Provide product, service, or equipment technical and engineering information by answering questions and requests.
  • Conduct yourself in a manner that is consistent with the Company’s Code of Business Ethics and Conduct.
  • Research, design and develop repeatable solutions for Customer’s IT needs including complex multi-vendor solutions.
  • Document and brief other engineers on current projects and create work package for handoff.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Maintain multiple advanced technical certifications as required.
  • Responsible for development and delivery of product demonstrations.
  • Able to respond to functional and technical elements of RFIs/RFPs.
  • Develop quick and thorough responses to customers request for products, system configuration recommendations, and solutions for technical problems.
  • Lead team of engineers, consultants, and architects as a technical lead on assigned projects.
  • Customer installation, implementation, and training.
  • Participate in a success-oriented, ethical, and accountable environment within the company.

Job Title Job Requirements:

  • Strong ethics and integrity
  • Team player with ability to mentor others.
  • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies and understanding how to utilize them in a customer facing environment.
  • Ability to follow standard engineering principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of FAR and other laws and regulations for government contractors
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • 5+ years of experience in data center technologies preferred.
  • More than 2 years of experience in Federal Information Technology preferred.
  • Bachelor degree or higher Computer Science or a related field is strongly preferred
  • Serve as the SME for presales engineer client interactions
  • Travel to local client sites required.



Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Benefits?  Yes, provided the client
  • Remote Workers?  Not eligible, must work onsite with the team
  • Visa Sponsorship?  Not offered
  • Corp-to-Corp?  Not eligible


How to Apply:

For immediate attention please apply online


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