Technical Evangelist at Cisco Meraki

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Who We Are

At Meraki, we are making IT easier, faster, and smarter by building technology that simply works! Our Training & Evangelism team helps to drive market adoption by developing, promoting, and delivering programs that build knowledge and create enthusiasm among participants!

What You Will Do

In this position, you are responsible for evangelizing Cisco Meraki through our world-class CMNA & ECMS technical certification courses and other focused engagement programs. You will help Cisco Meraki partners and customer engineers to build the technical expertise that they need to sell, deploy, and support Meraki networks. Technical enablement is a critical lever in growing sales, building channel loyalty, and improving the performance of our partners.

We look for someone who will have technical knowledge and experience, communication skills, creativity, and a passion for teaching others about technology.

Responsibilities:
  • Deliver Certified Meraki Networking Associate (CMNA) & Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions (ECMS) training sessions in main cities throughout North America
  • Develop regional technical content for various training programs
  • Develop and deliver technical updates and customized training sessions for high priority partners
  • Contribute technical expertise to content creation and new initiatives
Who You Are
  • 1-5 years of experience in a technical role (sales engineer, network/systems engineer, technical marketing, technical training, etc.)
  • Comprehensive technical expertise in systems integration, LAN/WAN technologies, network design, and supporting diverse network architectures
  • Ability to translate complex topics into simple and clear explanations
  • Demonstrated project management skills and attention to detail
  • Experience working with highly diverse and inclusive teams and facilitating successful project outcomes
  • Assured and articulate public speaking skills in front of large and diverse technical audiences
  • Excitement about traveling 50%+ to deliver trainings to top partners organizations
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred

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’re challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, inspire innovation, and release the full potential of our people. We’re building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks

Location

We are located in the West Loop, one of Chicago's fastest-growing neighborhoods surrounded by a slew of new restaurants & art galleries.
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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.

Zakariya

Systems Engineer

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.

Lorenzo

Netowrk Support Manager

What are Cisco Meraki Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Cisco Meraki has an Employee Experience team dedicated to ensuring that each Merakian has the best experience during their time at Meraki.
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
CAAN, Conexion, Connected Black Professionals, Inked, Meraki Gives, Meraki Veterans, Parents @Meraki, QFAM, Women of Meraki
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Acme Co. provides Backup child care assistance, Subsidized child care.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
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
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Employees get free lunch on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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