Technical Solutions Engineer
San Jose, CA 
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Job Description
    Job LocationsUS-CA-San Jose
    Technical Solutions Engineer
    Position TypeRegular Full-Time
    Overview


    Summary


    The Technical Solutions Engineer is responsible for providing Technical Design, Scoping, and knowledge during the entire lifecycle of the Solution Sale and works closely with the Account Team to ensure technical accuracy of the Solution design. This role will collaborate with Professional Services Engineers in designing new Enterprise Networking and Security solutions and will bridge the gap between Professional Services Engineers and Account Teams.


    Essential Functions



    • Serves as the subject matter expert in Cisco Enterprise Networking Solutions. Technical experience and expertise in including Cisco Routing and Switching, Wireless, Data Center or Security technologies required

    • Understands and articulates Enterprise Networking architectures and Professional Services Opportunities

    • Provides specific solution/technology/product consulting, technical and sales support for major account opportunities

    • Understands business requirements for customer base and be able to translate them into technical requirements

    • Scopes, presents, and documents Professional Services Statement of Works following the Solution Delivery Model

    • Creates and validates Bill of Materials

    • Presents final technical solution to the Client, leading with Firm Fixed Professional Services Solutions

    • Validates final technical solution with the Client, based on desired outcomes

    • Maintains technical flow of Professional Services and Hardware/Software validation with the Client throughout the life of the sales cycle

    • Performs in-depth and high-level Cisco Enterprise Networking technical presentations for Clients

    • Drives identified major account technology opportunities (i.e. technical consulting, upper level management presentations) with the Account Manager

    • Works closely with Post Sales Engineers in scoping and understanding all solutions as they relate to Collaboration

    • Drives Enterprise Networking solutions across the organization; responsible for discovering net new opportunities throughout our customer base

    • Generates significant Professional Services revenue derived from scoping outcome based solutions. Target of $500,000 in direct origination and scoping of Professional Services FFP, and SoW's


    Required Qualifications



    • BA or BS Degree, preferably a technical degree

    • 5+ years' experience in designing Cisco Enterprise Networking Solutions

    • 2+ years of experience developing proposals and statements of work

    • Strong experience in gathering and analyzing business drivers as it relates to Cisco Enterprise Networking design and solutions

    • History of explaining complex technologies to business and executive personnel

    • Proven track record with architecting, sizing and selling enterprise networking solutions

    • Strong teaming skills with account managers and other systems engineers

    • Energetic/high confidence presenter

    • Excellent verbal/written communication skills

    • Strong Systems Engineering skills

    • Excellent presentation skills

    • Exceptional customer facing skills

    • Strong documentation skills

    • Able to work independently

    • Problem solving, diagnostic and analytical skills required

    • Able to work under tight deadlines

    • Able to manage multiple simultaneous work assignments

    • Self-starter / self-motivated

    • Ability to assume a leadership role on the team


    Supervisory Responsibility


    None


    Travel
    Less than 10%


    Work Environment


    Ability to handle multiple priorities and demands in a fast-paced environment. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


    Physical Environment
    Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.


    Other Duties/Changes
    This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all duties, responsibilities or activities that are required of a team member for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. At any point in time, the essential functions and primary duties associated with this position will be the principal, major or most important duties, responsibilities and activities that the employee is expected to perform as determined and directed by ConvergeOne.


    EEO Statement
    ConvergeOne provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all team members and applicants for employment opportunities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, and all team members will be treated with respect to their employment, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. For further details please view the Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm



    Overview (Text Only)
    Summary
    The Technical Solutions Engineer is responsible for providing Technical Design, Scoping, and knowledge during the entire lifecycle of the Solution Sale and works closely with the Account Team to ensure technical accuracy of the Solution design. This role will collaborate with Professional Services Engineers in designing new Enterprise Networking and Security solutions and will bridge the gap between Professional Services Engineers and Account Teams.
    Essential Functions
    - Serves as the subject matter expert in Cisco Enterprise Networking Solutions. Technical experience and expertise in including Cisco Routing and Switching, Wireless, Data Center or Security technologies required
    - Understands and articulates Enterprise Networking architectures and Professional Services Opportunities
    - Provides specific solution/technology/product consulting, technical and sales support for major account opportunities
    - Understands business requirements for customer base and be able to translate them into technical requirements
    - Scopes, presents, and documents Professional Services Statement of Works following the Solution Delivery Model
    - Creates and validates Bill of Materials
    - Presents final technical solution to the Client, leading with Firm Fixed Professional Services Solutions
    - Validates final technical solution with the Client, based on desired outcomes
    - Maintains technical flow of Professional Services and Hardware/Software validation with the Client throughout the life of the sales cycle
    - Performs in-depth and high-level Cisco Enterprise Networking technical presentations for Clients
    - Drives identified major account technology opportunities (i.e. technical consulting, upper level management presentations) with the Account Manager
    - Works closely with Post Sales Engineers in scoping and understanding all solutions as they relate to Collaboration
    - Drives Enterprise Networking solutions across the organization; responsible for discovering net new opportunities throughout our customer base
    - Generates significant Professional Services revenue derived from scoping outcome based solutions. Target of $500,000 in direct origination and scoping of Professional Services FFP, and SoW's
    Required Qualifications
    - BA or BS Degree, preferably a technical degree
    - 5+ years' experience in designing Cisco Enterprise Networking Solutions
    - 2+ years of experience developing proposals and statements of work
    - Strong experience in gathering and analyzing business drivers as it relates to Cisco Enterprise Networking design and solutions
    - History of explaining complex technologies to business and executive personnel
    - Proven track record with architecting, sizing and selling enterprise networking solutions
    - Strong teaming skills with account managers and other systems engineers
    - Energetic/high confidence presenter
    - Excellent verbal/written communication skills
    - Strong Systems Engineering skills
    - Excellent presentation skills
    - Exceptional customer facing skills
    - Strong documentation skills
    - Able to work independently
    - Problem solving, diagnostic and analytical skills required
    - Able to work under tight deadlines
    - Able to manage multiple simultaneous work assignments
    - Self-starter / self-motivated
    - Ability to assume a leadership role on the team
    Supervisory Responsibility
    None
    Travel
    Less than 10%
    Work Environment
    Ability to handle multiple priorities and demands in a fast-paced environment. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
    Physical Environment
    Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
    Other Duties/Changes
    This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all duties, responsibilities or activities that are required of a team member for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. At any point in time, the essential functions and primary duties associated with this position will be the principal, major or most important duties, responsibilities and activities that the employee is expected to perform as determined and directed by ConvergeOne.
    EEO Statement
    ConvergeOne provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all team members and applicants for employment opportunities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, and all team members will be treated with respect to their employment, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. For further details please view the Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

    EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

     

    Job Summary
    Company
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Full Time
    Required Education
    Bachelor's Degree
    Required Experience
    5+ years
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