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Technical Leader - Solutions Engineering

Cisco Systems, Inc.
United States, California, San Jose
170 W Tasman Dr (Show on map)
March 15, 2023

What You'll Do?

Cisco provides you with an excellent opportunity to take your career dreams forward. You will bring your talents to the group that works on Cisco's solutions which touch the latest and greatest technologies. In your role as Software Solutions Architect you will be responsible for

Customer Specific enablement:

- Responsible for Design and Architecture for Customer network design involving requirements from multiple Applications and platforms like SDA, SDWAN, Bonjour, Wired and Wireless, Disaster recovery etc.

- Works closely with the customer to explore all possible solution workarounds with features supported to see how customer problems can be addressed without any additional feature development

- Responsible for customer network emulation & validations before recommending innovative solutions.

Responsible for Customer specific Solutions Validation:

-Exclusive validation of key business critical accounts to help make deployments more successful.

-MOP validation for a specific customer from Starting of deployment through to end of deployment

- Bug reproduction in-house for customer found issue during the deployment Phases.

- Periodic engagements with various regions soliciting feedback and harden overall solution test to create a deployment blue print for future customers to follow.

Who You Are

Excellent quality is what drives you. To ensure this, you have a deep understanding of networking principles. Your concepts are strong and have a good knowledge of Operating systems, Virtualizations, and software development using one or more languages, such as Java, Python, and HTML. You demonstrate a system-level focus while understanding the impact of every component.

You have good knowledge of and exposure to network protocols as well as customer profiles and solutions are important for success in this role.

Bachelor/Masters with 9-10 years of related experience in networking, Ethernet Switching technology

  • Experience in 2 or more of the following areas:
  • Encapsulation protocols like MPLS / MPLS-TE, GRE, LISP, EoMPLS, VPLS, MGRE, VXLAN, LDP/mLDP, Bonjour
  • Netflow / Telemetry / Analytics
  • L2 and Routing Protocols (e.g. OSPF, BGP, RIP, ISIS, etc)
  • MACsec, CTS, SGACL, IPSEC, First Hop Security, ACL Policies, Network Data Analytics, Dot1X.
  • Strong programming skills, using Java, Python, or other object-oriented languages.
  • Excellent knowledge in Cloud-based controller and Cloud technologies
  • Hands-on experience with Unix/Linux environments, with knowledge of virtualization.
  • Understanding LAN/WAN protocol like Ethernet, wireless, routing protocols is a big plus.
  • Cisco Networking certificates, such as CCNA, CCNP, etc. are highly desirable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, influential, decision-making, leadership, team, and people skills.
Why Cisco?

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference powering an inclusive future for all.

We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think we're "old" (36 years strong) and only about hardware, but we're also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do - you can't put us in a box!

But "Digital Transformation" is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take difference to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

So, you have colorful hair? Don't care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That's cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us!

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