Cisco Consulting Engineer - Enterprise Networking / Service Provider in Bangalore, India
Role & Responsibilities
Responsible for delivering Cisco Professional Services which includes Advisory, Implementation and Migration services.
Builds positive relationships with customers & partners.
§ Should have in-depth knowledge of baseline area of specialization which may include sophisticated IP MPLS networks for Fixed Broadband Operator (FTTH/DSL) and Mobile Operator Networks for green field as well as Migration of existing production network to new network
Delivers migration plans, with a detailed understanding of customer expectations as per SOW and related dependencies.
Builds customer deliverable documentation including Design documents, Migration Plan and Test Plans
Interacts with Cisco's customers working within an extended multi-functional team including project coordinator and account team members (Products and Services Sales; Systems and Consulting Systems Engineers).
Demonstrates thought leadership in solving customer’s technology challenges and helps achieve their business outcomes.
Works, with both internal and external teams, to come up with ways to optimize processes, and to improve efficiency using automation wherever possible
Helps in the process of gaining, developing, sharing, and optimally using interpersonal knowledge and lead knowledge management in the area of Teamwork Services.
Participates to drive continuous improvement as a key practice and has an open mind towards play-test and innovation.
Who you are:
Experience on Enterprise product lines like 2900, Cat 3600, 3800, 4500, 6500ASR1K, 7200, ISR 4400, CRS-1/CRS-3/CRS-X, GSR 12000, ASR9K/ASR1K, ASR9xx, NCS5xx a must. Engineer must be experienced and have internal product and/or Architecture knowledge.
Deep knowledge and experience BGP, OSPF, ISIS, IP/MPLS, QoS, MPLS Traffic Engineering, Multicast, L2/L3 VPN, M-VPN, M-BGP, Segment Routing.
Experience on Nexus Products N7K, N5K, N9K,N3K, Cat9k, SD-WAN product lines knowledge
Prior Experience with SDA-DNAC or SD-WAN Viptela will be added advantage.
Excellent technical capabilities and a well-established background in the network Implementation arena are required for this role.
Candidate should have a genuine interest in and tried capability to design/integrate/migrate/implement a medium to large size LAN/WAN
Experience on technologies and protocols like AAA, RADIUS, STP, VTP, HSRP, VRRP, vPC, VDC, dot1q, VLAN, QinQ, IGMP, ARP, access, trunk, VTP, VLAN DB, LACP, PAGP. DHCP, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP etc
Experience with designing L2 and L3 vlan's along with network segmentation on above Cisco platforms
Experience in VLANs, WAN, OSPF, QoS, Multicast.
Experience in Installation, Configuration and troubleshooting and/or Network Solution designing of Cisco Routers and switches. Typical Deliverables includes but not limited to- customer audits, config translations & features; Automated/Scripted discovery audit & data validation of connected/end devices; Optional Lab testing / validation services for service/feature interop.
Good technical skills in Switching concepts, Campus switching, Switch stacking, routing technologies including NAT, route-filtering and redistribution, software/HW upgrades/downgrades etc.
Good troubleshooting skills and understanding of implementation & deployment methodologies (HLD, LLD, Migration strategy, Change management process, MOP etc)
Flexible working hours (weekend change windows)
A good communications skill is a must. Must have a proven ability to relate to customer representatives at various levels.
Must have good technical writing skills in Microsoft Word & Excel and have experience in writing high test and implementation / Migration plans.
Must be proficient in using Microsoft Visio for creation of Network Design/topologies
Coding or Scripting skills would be an added advantage.
Skills and experience in working independently, resolving methods and procedure.
Must have at least one competitor platform knowledge - Alcatel Lucent (ALU) or Juniper (JNPR)
Knowledge of Virtualization (VMWare, Openstack, Tail-f) technologies.
Cisco certifications (CCIE R&S, SP, DC etc.)
Experience with Nexus 3K/5K/9K product lines will be an added advantage.
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.
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