The cisco sales associates program (csap) is one of the most highly-coveted early-in-career development programs designed specifically for top university graduates from around the world who aspire to become the next generation of sales leaders at cisco. Csap provides world-class, hands-on educational and experiential training that will develop our associate systems engineers (ases) to become successful systems engineers in the cisco sales organization. The ase role enables you to advance your career rapidly by providing the training and resources needed to become successful in an industry-leading sales organization. During the first three months of the program, ases will expand their sales and business acumen, increase their technical knowledge and develop executive presentation skills, as well as learn about cisco?s architectures, solutions, products, and competitors. Ases learn using technical case studies, customer simulations, and a blend of instructor-led and self-paced training delivered via cisco telepresence®, cisco webex®, and ipad® technologies. Eligibility requirements: - undergraduate or graduate degree (minimum bs/ba) - graduated from an accredited university prior to program start date and within 27 months of program start date - electrical/computer/networking engineering, information technology, mis, computer science, mathematics, or physics degree preferred - technical support, pre-sales support, installation, or sales experience in the technology industry preferred - fluent in english, written and verbal - must be able to legally live and work in the country the candidate is applying, without visa support or sponsorship (student visas or visas obtained on your own are not applicable for the program) relocation requirements: · year 1: associates must be willing to relocate to the csap training hub in research triangle park, north carolina, united states for the 12 months of the program. Cisco will provide visa and relocation assistance. · year 2: associates will be promoted to a virtual systems engineering (vse) role in tsn. Vses must be willing to stay at the csap hub location or be relocated to a tsn hub for 12 months. We cannot confirm final placement destination at time of offer. Cisco will provide relocation assistance. · year 3: employees can apply to open systems engineering positions within the company.