Senior Technical Evangelist at Cisco Meraki

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Cisco Meraki is seeking a hardworking and experienced network engineer and trainer to help build and develop our technical training programs worldwide.

In this position, you will be responsible for providing technical expertise in training program strategy and development. You will serve as a subject matter expert for pre/post-sales engineers and the Meraki Technical Evangelist team. You will assess training needs, design technical training materials, facilitate training sessions, and help shape the direction of Meraki's technical trainings.

The Senior Technical Evangelist at Meraki is more than just a trainer on technical content. You will inspire people to think differently about how they approach, sell, and manage the technology. You will be part of a highly visible and rapidly growing team at the forefront of cloud networking. An ideal candidate will have deep networking and systems knowledge and experience, excellent communication skills, creativity, and a real passion for teaching others about technology.

What you will do:
  • Develop content strategy aligned with short-term and long-term training goals
  • Design, develop, and distribute training tools and resources such as standard operating procedures, reference guides, presentations, and other end-user documentation
  • Plan and direct classroom training, electronic learning, multimedia programs, and other instructional technologies, simulators, conferences and workshops
  • Collaborate with other Training & Evangelism, engineering, product, and leadership resources to build highly scalable and compelling training documentation and labs
  • Ensure the quality and consistency of course content throughout a course life cycle
Qualifications
  • Comprehensive technical knowledge in the areas of network and system engineering, Windows domain management, and virtualization environments
  • Project and program management skills- ability to plan, identify, coordinate, and track critical activities, milestones and deliverables with strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated skills in training needs analysis, program and curriculum development, instructional design, training delivery, and training evaluation methods
  • Assured and articulate public speaking skills in front of large and diverse technical audiences
Other Qualifications
  • 5+ years in a technical role (sales engineer, network/systems engineer, technical marketing, technical training, etc.)
  • Knowledge and/or hands-on experience with Meraki hardware and services
  • Previous experience in a training, pre-sales, and/or learning & development role
  • Excitement about traveling 20%+ to facilitate trainings

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.

At Cisco Meraki, we don't just accept difference - it's one of our key values. Everybody In means we listen to each other's opinions. Everybody is accepted and valued here, and we are a team that works as one towards our goals. We recognize that diverse teams make the strongest teams, and we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

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What does your typical day look like?

Badge in the door nearest the espresso machine and make latte art in the form of the Cisco logo. Work can range from teaching customers how RF works to designing multi-site Meraki networks. When I'm not evangelizing customers, teaching Networking-101, or handling escalations, I make easy work of those foolish enough to challenge me at ping pong.

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How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

By simply just being around. In addition to the regularly scheduled one on one meetings I have with everyone, I make sure that my team knows I am always here to help, in any situation.

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Culture
Volunteer in local community
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Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
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Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
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Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
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