Technical Marketing Engineer - Network Admission Control

Cisco Meraki

Location: Remote - US only

Job Type: Full time

Last updated

Be brave, not perfect.
- Reshma Saujani

The Cisco Meraki team is seeking a driven Technical Marketing Engineer to support product management for a key area of investment - Network Admission Control (NAC).

Meraki is changing the way the industry thinks about the interaction between networking and security, and you can be a key part of this change. We need your help to collaborate with forward-thinking engineers and customers to ensure that our product solves customer problems in this highly complex area in ways that are easily deployable. Together, we will make this product stand out in a growing and highly complex market.

Said simply, you will be the technical product expert for NAC and continually push for the best possible solution to customer problems, using consensus building between all teams to achieve this.

As a critical member of the product team, your responsibilities include:
* Serving as the authority and key technical advisor for all current and future capabilities
* Working with engineering teams through design, testing, and product launch; running beta and pilot programs
* Following technology trends and understanding market direction to promote adoption of new features that solve customer problems
* Working with Product Marketing to raise technical awareness among our sales and channel teams
* Partnering with Sales Engineers on solving customer use cases through pre-sales engagement
* Preparing and presenting content to partners, customers, and executives
* Working with ecosystem partners to validate inter-operation and successful solution development
* Producing technical guides, standard methodology documents, and configuration and installation content for internal and external use
* Tracking post-sales product feedback and quality by collaborating closely with Support and Escalations teams


* Familiar with Zero Trust Security architectures
* Solid understanding of authentication flows including RADIUS, 802.1X, LDAP, AD, SAML/SSO, and PKI
* 6-8 years of work experience with Routing, Switching, and/or Security network technologies, preferably in an Enterprise environment
* CCIE routing/switching/security/wireless or equivalent-level certifications are preferred
* Experience in technical marketing, technical support, product testing, pre-sales/post-sales engineering, or QA, is highly preferred
* Passion for learning about networking, cloud, security, and emerging technologies
* Strong user empathy with a deep desire to understand top customer problems
* Ease in communicating complicated concepts to non-technical people
* Ambitious, can-do attitude with a strong sense of product quality
* Love of solving technical problems in creative ways
* Degree in CS, EE, or a related technical field

Why Cisco Meraki?

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking ambitious risks to craft the technologies that give us connected cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unusual personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. We are encouraging leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. We Are Cisco Meraki.

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, encourage innovation, and release the full potential of our people. We’re building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.

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.

The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.

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