1201810 Network Consulting Engineer

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Network
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Service Provider
  • Job Id
Network Consulting Engineer - Enterprise and Data Center
Roles & responsibilities:
In Cisco AS SVS, you will be focused on providing high touch Network Architecture and Design Validation services to support the Cisco large enterprise and SP accountsto accelerate new technology adotion and Customer network life-cycle managment. The AS SVS team is seeking a highly motivated Network Consulting Engineer to lead and deliver quality architectural design and validation services to our Cisco customers around the Globe. You will be working with the customers and Cisco account teams directly, while colloborating with Cisco Business units in creating a Full scale Customer networks to design and validate Cisco technologies
The team:
Solution Validation Services (SVS) is part of Cisco Advanced Services, focused on validating complex customer-specific networks and accelerating the adoption of new technologies.

As part of AS SVS tean you will help drive Cisco services growth by designing next generation solution labs and validation solutions for Enterprise and SP customers. Influence customer on trending network technologies and accelerate the new technology adotiopn.

Our team has expertise across the breadth of the Cisco product portfolio along with expertise in a variety of third-party and competitive products. With hundreds of engineers and world-class facilities around the world, SVS helps design, and deploy the technologies our customers need to give their business the edge in today's business climate.
Minimum requirements and Desired skills:
You have got deep technical expertise with Core routing, switching, Data Center and Cloud technologies along with Strong consulting skills, this position is the right fit for you to get your hands on architectural and customer business skills.

In this highly visible customer facing role as Validation Services NCE you will:
-Lead next generation R&S, Data Center and Cloud technologies for Enterprise customers to support implementation of new platform/solution.
-Drive requirement discussion, analyze test requirements, build test lab configurations, execute and document results.
-Collaborate with solution architects from delivery and sales team and collaborate on future initiatives to win customer business.
-Identify key issues, gaps and drive with engineering and delivery to resolve issues.
-Develop/integrate new technology into lab pods.
-Innovate to gain efficiency.
-Validate new design solutions to meet customer requirements.
-Identify new opportunities of growth.
-Collaborate with other engineers and participate as member of engineering team to ensure successful project delivery. --- Engage with customers and other Cisco stakeholders on successful planning and execution of validation engagements.

Minimum Qualifications
- Routing and Switching experience, R&S and/or DC CCIE preferred
- Strong knowledge of ACI, VXLAN, LISP, BGP, OSPF Routing, MPLS, LAN Switching, VPC, Data Center Technologies
- NX-OS, IOS-XE, IOS-XR and IOS configuration and test
- Expertise in Cisco DC and Enterprise platforms(N2k-N9k, ASR1k-9k, ISR and Wireless Platforms. )
- Strong communication skills(written, verbal and presentation)
- Architecture validation experience
- Knowledge of Industry Test Tools

Desired Skills
- Cloud/Virtualization experience
- Expert Knowledge in DC technologies ACI, Cloud Center is a plus
- Knowledge on trending new technologies such as OpenStack, NFV, SDN and Container technologies is highly desirable.
- Service provider and or Enterprise lab/production network experience
- experience Content Switching (OSI Layer 4-7 Switching, Loadbalancers) and DC firewall platforms is a plus
- Programming experience/familiarity is desirable
- Security and Firewall technologies
- Ability to debug and troubleshoot complex Network problems
- hands on experience with Ixia and/or Spirient tools is desirable

You are required to have a great interpersonal communication skills, be able to articulate complex concepts in easy-to-understand language and lead/ a member of a team of engineers through challenging and complex projects. Typically requires BS plus 3-5+ yrs related experience, or a MS with 1-3 years of related experience.
Why Cisco:
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We are thought 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.