Cisco Systems, Inc.
Herndon, Virginia, US
Maryland or District of Columbia, Washington D.C.
Area of Interest
*** Must be a U.S. Citizen and have the ability to obtain a U.S. Government Security Clearance***
What You'll Do
Take your career to the next level by joining a Cisco Team that is supporting major business and technology transformations for our Federal customers!
We are seeking a network consulting engineer experienced supporting Cisco Routing and Switching implementations in a large enterprise organization(s), and motivated to work with our most strategic and impactful customers in support of their aggressive transformation agendas. We are Cisco's Face to the Customer, working in a fast-paced, high-impact environment as a visible contributor delivering on our commitments. A seasoned mix of broad networking knowledge and specific area expertise, as well as excellent communication and consulting skills, has well-positioned this Cisco team making us trusted advisors capable of building solid, long-term relationships with our customers.
As a Network Consulting Engineer who specializes in Cisco Routing and switch solutions, you will support our customers with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Defense Health Agency by supporting the development of complex designs, assisting with the implementation of Cisco leading edge technologies, and providing optimization services to one Cisco's largest customers in the United States.
Who You'll Work With
Our team is comprised of 18 engineers, most with one or multiple CCIE certifications. These team members design, architect and support work on critical Federal-owned networks with leading edge Cisco tools and solutions. This team is leading the way in providing proactive foundational engineering and operations support to a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) customer that expects their networks and data centers to perform at the highest possible levels, utilizing proprietary tools purpose built to ensure the VA's mission success. We work with our customer in getting their infrastructure ready for future architectures and solutions, and assisting them in navigating through proof of concept and introduction of the same. Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills are traits of successful consultants in this organization. We have a very strong focus on continuous development and training into new technologies that keeps us in the leading position as one of the strongest network and datacenter consulting teams in the industry.
As a part of this team, you will work directly with our customers and gain hands on experience and exposure into their networks. You will collaborate on a variety of projects that have a real impact on the lives of Veterans and military service members. We will value your ideas and perspective on how to get things done. You will work on network infrastructures and help to deliver business solutions and technology solutions from data, security, mobility, and cloud.
Who You Are
The candidate has 8 years of experience as a network engineer supporting
Cisco Routing and Switching technologies and should have a deep understanding of data networks, and experience supporting deployments in large enterprise organizations. Large scale UCCE design and deployment experience is desired as is a CCIE in Routing and Switching or Service Provider. You are willing to travel up to 50% of the time to Cisco and/or Customer locations across the CONUS. Military Veterans who meet these requirements are urged to apply.
Military Veterans who meet these requirements are encouraged to apply.
Must Have Skills:
Be experienced delivering Cisco standard methodologies in the customer's Routing and switching environment.
CCIE) or equivalent skills. (Routing/Switching or Service Provider)
Typically requires BS, CS, University degree or equivalent plus 8 years' experience in network engineering or telecommunications support environment.
Routing (ISR/CSR), switching (Catalyst/Nexus), security (Firewall), ACE, blade chassis switches
QoS development and implementation
Ability to analyze networking services requirements
In-depth knowledge of designing complex routing and switching networks
Expertise with Cisco software features and functionality
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Familiarity with Cisco security or data center technologies
Comprehensive understanding of all IP protocols
Ability to conduct training and one to one mentoring concerning routing and switching technology
Have the ability to simplify analysis and present results clearly at all levels of the business - including at senior management team level
Be able to demonstrate their ability to lead or guide teams made up of Cisco, Customer and Partner members in the analysis and troubleshooting of complex routing and switching network problems
Have the ability to influence and lead system level consulting expertise to design consultants, sales and deployment teams for strategic and complex large customers
Be capable to provide high level crisis management through anticipation of issues, problems or events and actively resolving them with the customer and partners.
Have significant experience within an Architecture or Design role having end to end responsibility
Have the capacity to see and articulate a vision that inspires change
Ability to multi-task, self-start, work in a fast-paced team environment and work independently
Ability to travel to customer sites across the Continental United States
Exceptional professionalism, outstanding communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills are critical traits
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Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet protocol (IP) and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. It provides switching products, including fixed-configuration and modular switches, and storage products that provide connectivity to end users, workstations, IP phones, access points, and servers, as well as function as aggregators on local-area networks and wide-area networks; and routers that interconnects public and private wireline and mobile networks for mobile, data, voice, and video applications. The company also offers set-top boxes, cable modem termination systems, hybrid fiber coaxial access network products, quadrature amplitude modulation products, and cable modems; and video software and solutions. In addition, it provides collaboration products comprising IP phones, call center and messaging products, unified communications infrastructure products, and Web-based collaborative offerings, as well as telepresence systems; and security products such as firewall, intrusion prevention, remote access, virtual private networks, unified clients, network admission control, Web gateways, and email gateways, which deliver identity, network, and content security solutions for mobile, collaborative, and cloud-enabled businesses. Further, the company offers wireless products consisting of wireless access points and network managed services, as well as standalone, switch-converged, and cloud managed solutions; and data center products, which include blade and rack servers, fabric interconnects, software, and server access virtualization solutions; and other products, such as emerging technologies and other networking products. Additionally, it provides technical support services and advanced services. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.