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Charter - Systems Architect

Company: Cisco
Location: Denver
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Why You'll Love Cisco

We change the World, you will become passionate about your employer and the brand you represent.

Everything is converging on the Internet, making networked connections more significant than ever before in our lives. Our employees' groundbreaking ideas impact everything. Here, that means we take creative ideas from the drawing board to dynamic solutions that have real world impact.

You'll collaborate with Cisco leaders, partner with mentors, and develop incredible valuable relationships with colleagues who share your interest in connecting the unconnected.

You'll be part a team that authentically cares about its customers, enjoys having fun, and you'll take part in changing the lives of those in our local communities. Come prepared to be supported and encouraged at Cisco.

What You'll Do

We have an exciting Systems Engineer opportunity on our team! In this role, you will cover Charter Communications in a pre-sales technical role. You will be able to gain access to the full palette of Cisco technologies and applications in the exciting Optical and Routing area. In addition to technological aptitude, and the ability to learn quickly and stay current, your interpersonal, presentation and troubleshooting skills will evoke passion and confidence.

Who You'll Work With

At Cisco, our strategy has empowered dozens of Global Service Providers to bring together the many growth opportunities made possible by the Internet of Everything. We have enabled service providers to transform the experience, transform the business and transform the architecture with cloud-based capabilities. We use our assets to tackle our Service Provider's critical challenges. Do you want to help with this change? You can have the ability to manage market transitions in Mobility, Web, Media, Cloud, Cable, NGN, and Video!

Who You Are

To be successful in this exciting opportunity, you will have a good understanding of the Cable Optical industry and the direction/trends in the consolidation of IP and Optical solution! Check out the details:

  • Perform technical presentations to Charter decision makers and influencer
  • Ability to qualify new opportunities and work with the extended team to go after these opportunities
  • Establish relationships and collaborate with internal resources such as Business Units, technical specialists, architects etc
  • Ensure Optical and Routing technical initiatives are tied into the customer's strategy and goal
  • Be the voice of Optical and Routing within Cisc
  • Focus on contributing to the long term success of Charter
  • Ability to learn quickly and stay current with the latest business and technology innovations in the Cable industry
    Minimum Qualifications
    • BS/BA (EE/CS) or equivalent
    • 3+ years related experience in a fast-paced high technology environmen
    • Cisco product experience (required
    • CCIE certification desirabl
    • In-depth knowledge of baseline SE skills and in-depth knowledge in more than one area of specialization
    • Strong operating experience in more than one of the following areas of specialization: Optical line systems, ROADM solutions, DWDM, Optical long-haul technologies, Coherent optical technologies, RON (Router Optical Networking) and IP (Internet Protocol) technologie
    • Understanding of business dynamics for tier 1 service providers and how new Optical solutions can positively impact their operating cost
    • Understanding and conversant about company, competitors, technologies, solutions, product strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
      Why Cisco

      At Cisco, each person brings their unrivaled talents to work as a team and make a difference. Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

      We connect everything - people, process, data and things - and we use those connections to change our world for the better.

      We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more - from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.

      We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

      Colorful hair? Don't care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That's cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco

      We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

      Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S.:

      When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S. locations, not including equity or benefits. For non-sales roles the hiring ranges reflect base salary only; employees are also eligible to receive annual bonuses. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive compensation target. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications, or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

      U.S. employees have access to quality medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a Cisco matching contribution, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance and numerous wellbeing offerings. Employees receive up to twelve paid holidays per calendar year, which includes one floating holiday, plus a day off for their birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) each year and have access to paid time away to deal with critical or emergency issues without tapping into their PTO. We offer additional paid time to volunteer and give back to the community. Employees are also able to purchase company stock through our Employee Stock Purchase Program.

      Employees on sales plans earn performance-based incentive pay on top of their base salary, which is split between quota and non-quota components. For quota-based incentive pay, Cisco pays at the standard rate of 1% of incentive target for each 1% revenue attainment against the quota up to 100%. Once performance exceeds 100% quota attainment, incentive rates may increase up to five times the standard rate with no cap on incentive compensation. For non-quota-based sales performance elements such as strategic sales objectives, Cisco may pay up to 125% of target. Cisco sales plans do not have a minimum threshold of performance for sales incentive compensation to be paid.

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