Role & Responsibilities
Job Role: Data Center & Routing/Switching Solution Architect. Role Description: Routing/Switching Solution Architect for leading Home Appliance Retailer. The candidate will require strong consulting and interpersonal skills coupled with deep technology skills in Cisco Routing and Switching platforms. The candidate will possess a proven track record of successful planning, design, implementation and operational experience. The candidate will ensure that "Delivery Excellence" is provided in every aspect of their work efforts and relationships with the client. Delivery Excellence: To take pride and ownership in delivering the utmost quality and reflect Cisco's professionalism in daily work efforts, deliverables, and relationships. The ability to provide a clear vision of their role in the business, build strong professional relationships with key stakeholders, and foster an environment of trust and transparency.
Consulting Experience and Skills: At least 5 years of client facing experience articulating Next Generation Cisco Enterprise Routing and Switching technology architecture value proposition, innovation, and adoption. Strong executive presence, communication and presentation skills are required. Ability to communicate verbally, written, and cross-functionally with client and cisco is a must.
Retail environment, store and non-store; multiple DCs and other facilities with network infrastructure (distribution centers, corporate buildings, etc.). Several change freezes through the calendar/fiscal year, so scheduling of changes events is very detailed, process driven. Resource needs to be flexible, attentive to details and processes.
Customer is located in Marietta, GA, north of Atlanta.
At least 2-3 days onsite per week, traveling to different sites as required by implementation projects.
A DC R/S, and secondary on Viptela Vedge/VCSR1000v skilled SIA to the customer account for the long term. This project is one of many projects to which the SIA would be aligned.
As we look to staffing for HD, we are looking for not only technical acumen and capabilities, we are also looking for someone that can be client centric. They will need to be on-site in a regular basis, available for client meetings, be available for client Change Windows.
At least 5 year's experience designing, implementing, and operating the following platforms
-Cisco Branch Routers, Data Center Interconnect Routers, Industrial Routers, Network Function Virtualization Routers, Edge Routers, WAN Aggregation & Internet Edge Routers, and SMB Routers.
-Cisco Campus Core, Distribution, and LAN Switches, Data Center Core Switches, Cloud Virtual Switches, WAN Switches, Data Center Network Manager
-Viptela Vedge Platform