5G Technical Solution Architect - Richardson

Company: Cisco
Location: Richardson , Texas, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 02.OCT.2019


What You'll Do You will work directly with our customers, Cisco business units, and account teams to grow the business by leading the trans...


What You'll Do

You will work directly with our customers, Cisco business units, and account teams to grow the business by leading the transformation to 5G. Working across both technical and business teams, you will play a key role in customer success by helping them evolve their architecture end-to-end.

Cisco has a highly skilled and energized sales team; you'll be a force-multiplier for these teams by providing them with the expertise and offers to streamline the sales process.

There will be three main areas of focus:

  • Engage meaningful customers to ensure Cisco success in winning SP complex solutions.
  • Drive technical and commercial messaging to deliver relevant, competitive, high value offers
  • Guide field readiness on existing technology trends and own the development of groundbreaking technology architectures
  • Who You'll work With

    It's an exciting time to be in the Service Provider Market! The transition to 5G provides both opportunity, and impetus, for operators to transform their architecture and business. It is simultaneously opening up opportunities for new greenfield operators and challengers. Cisco is leading this transformation with customers worldwide, as we partner closely with them to improve the positive impact for them and their customers.

    This role will put you at the forefront of this transformation - both defining and leading directly with customers, as well as improving the broader Cisco organization for success.

    The Global Specialists (GS) organization was set up to operationalize a consistent, scalable model for Cisco's sales and SE specialists globally. It will increase the business as Cisco's tip of the spear for strategic offers and groundbreaking opportunities by ensuring focus by specialized resources on Cisco's most critical opportunities and transitions, while simultaneously enabling the broader organization to scale more effectively.

    Who You Are

    You are a strategic inspiring leader with significant depth of experience driving transformation across a broad set of technologies globally. You have the ability to view the current environment and develop insights for future requirements in a 6, 12 and 18 month horizon

  • A Bachelor's Degree is required, Master's in technology is preferred with a minimum of 10+ years' related experience
  • Validated knowledge of Mobile Core Networks, Radio Access Networks, IP transport, Cloud, Virtualization, and Automation
  • A strong personal drive and passion for seeing past barriers and seizing this enormous opportunity for our customers
  • Ability to form relationships and establish credibility at all levels of Cisco and Customer organizations
  • Validated experience in Technical Leadership - driving transformation
  • Excellence in all areas of network architecture, key customer networks and market transformations motivated by technology
  • Clear success in prior roles, with growing levels of responsibility and independence
  • Excellent communication, social and presentation skills and a dream to work in a collaborative environment
  • Why Cisco

    #WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference. Here's how we do it.

    We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think we're "old" (30 years strong!) and only about hardware, but we're also a software company. And a security company. A blockchain company. An AI/Machine Learning company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do - you can't put us in a box!

    But "Digital Transformation" is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

    Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, we give our egos a break and we give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, we take bold steps, and we take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a commitment to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

    So, you have colorful hair? Don't care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That's cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us!


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