08 August 2020

Cisco Solutions Engineer Graduate Programme 2020

You’ll be part of our Cisco Solutions Engineer Graduate Programme, you’ll expand your software and networking knowledge to collaborate with Cisco sales professionals and provide technical solutions that drive business outcomes for our customers and partners.

You’ll learn from top authorities and coaches in an unrivaled setting using our own leading-edge technology. You’ll have your own mentor, a CSAP alumnus who’s been in your shoes and will help guide you in your first year. With a strong Cisco team committed to your success, you’ll gain hands-on education and experience, while receiving an attractive salary and pursuing your career dreams!

The program will begin on July 26th, 2021. While challenging, it will push you to become the best version of yourself. We’ll encourage you to pursue industry-standard certifications and be assessed and coached through customer simulations and on-the-job activities. We’ll offer you a safe and fun environment to practice what you’ve learnt, all the while providing you with feedback to develop your potential.

Who You Are:
  • Technology enthusiast, who enjoys talking about innovation and always keeps up with the latest technology news.
  • A strong communicator with the confidence to engage and talk to a wide range of people.
  • View team collaboration as instrumental to achieving success.
  • Enjoy looking at practical real-life challenges and thinking creatively to solve them.
  • Approach situations with an open and curious mind, taking on challenges with an eye for opportunity.
  • What You Need to Be Eligible:
  • You are a recent graduate or on your final year of studies toward a Bachelor's (BE/BSc/BA/etc.) or Master's degree in any of the Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
  • Must have graduated between May 2019 and February 2021
  • Fluent in English 
  • Knowledge and experience in software languages. C, C++, C#, Java or Python are desired.
  • Must be able to legally live and work in South Africa, without visa support or sponsorship (student visas or visas obtained on your own are not applicable for the program)
  • Be willing to relocate to South Africa as the country of hire, upon graduating from the program
  • Willing to relocate for 12 months to a designated CSAP training hub if required. Visa assistance and relocation package to training hubs will be provided as applicable'
Why Cisco?

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give you smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired, tattooed rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.


Cisco are always looking to identify talented people. If you are reading this posting then we may not have an open job right now, however it is highly likely we will in the future. If you are interested in working for Cisco in this capacity then please submit your details and CV or resume against this requisition so that when a suitable vacancy arises a Cisco representative can contact you directly.

Please note that vacancies will be filled on a rolling basis after opening and we will close applications as offers are accepted; possibly before the stated deadline. Therefore, we highly recommend you submit your application as early as possible in order to be considered for the opportunity of your choice.

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