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Cisco Product Sales Specialist CISG in Issy Les Moulineaux, France

What you'll do

As a Cloud Infrastructure & Software (CISG) Product Sales Specialist, you will take a leadership role as driving CISG sales for multiple verticals and market segments throughout France.

Your job will entail being the go-to sales lead on CISG in an architectural sales approach with the Account teams of the selected accounts where CISG opportunities are presented.

You will understand, articulate and position both internally and externally Cisco's end-to-end CISG Architecture, including Unified Computing Systems, Cloud Networking, Datacenter Software, and Multi-Cloud Solutions.

You will develop and cultivate positive relationships with key CISG decision-makers in the market and partner contacts, including ecosystem partners.

You will develop well-organized ideas, plans, and business examples; clearly explain relevant facts; distinguish Cisco's own offerings from competitors’; and present a well-prepared, business solution. You’ll develop and drive strategic sales activity and thought leadership around data center solutions by also collaborating through cross-functional teams. Previous sales experience that required collaboratively working with an extended sales team to identify and close opportunities is a requirement.

As a Product Sales Specialist, you will also be responsible for forecast accuracy related to CISG opportunities within the assigned territory. You will define, together, with the account team, the bidding structure and the intelligence needed around our CISG solutions to provide a winning proposal.

Who You'll Work With

You will work very closely with multiple external and internal stakeholders as well as with the other groups in Sales and Services organizations.

Who you are

Product Sales Specialists will be responsible for accelerating recurring software transition & engage on strategic opportunities."

Throughout your career, you have proven successful sales experience with 5+ years of consistent record, in Data Center & Cloud Networking related solutions, preferably combining sales experience in the French market. You have demonstrated success with managing strategic accounts - including sales strategy, opportunity discovery, forecasting, quota attainment, sales presentations, and short-term, mid-term, and long-term opportunity management crucial.

You are a technical seller who understands servers, storage, applications, and networking along with thinking outside the box and overcoming objections. Preferably, your sales experience includes the following solutions: Datacenter, Storage, Compute, Apps, Big Data, Converged Infrastructure, Data Center Networking and Systems, Cloud Computing (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, Private, Public), and Application Performance Management.

You excel at team selling approaches and are comfortable applying business acumen and financial expertise to identify and qualify selling opportunities.

You have experience being self-sufficient during the entire sales cycle of a Data Center solution, including both technical and commercial aspects of our offering. You also thrive in negotiating with peers, partners, and customers.

Why Cisco?

At Cisco, each person brings their different 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. 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.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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