Network Engineer

  • location: Bellevue, WA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $45 - $56.25 per hour
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Network Engineer

job summary:
Job Description

Consulting Engineer - Customer Delivery

Focus: Service Provider - Onsite Support

Roles & responsibilities:

In this highly visible customer facing role as Solution Validation Services Consulting Engineer, you will:

  • Engage with customers and other Cisco stakeholders on successful planning and execution of validation engagements.
  • Support next generation R&S, Data Center, and Service Provider customers to accelerate implementation of new platforms/solutions.
  • Validate new design solutions to meet customer requirements.
  • Drive requirements discussions, analyze test requirements, build test lab configurations, author and execute test plans, and document results.
  • Identify key issues and gaps and work with engineering and delivery teams to resolve them.
  • Develop/integrate new technologies into lab environments.
  • Collaborate with Solution Architects from Delivery and Sales teams regarding future initiatives and securing customer business.
  • Innovate to gain efficiency and accelerate validation efforts.
  • Collaborate with other engineers to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Identify and facilitate new business growth opportunities.
The Team:

Solution Validation Services (SVS) is an organization within Cisco Customer Experience (CX) focused on validating complex customer-specific networks and accelerating adoption of new technologies and solutions.

Our team has expertise across the breadth of the Cisco product portfolio along with extensive 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 a competitive edge in today's business climate.

As part of the SVS team, you will help drive Cisco CX growth by designing next generation solution validation labs and by validating these solutions for Enterprise and SP customers. You will also help inform customers about trending network technologies and drive accelerated adoption of new technologies and solutions.

Minimum Requirements and Desired Skills:

Candidates must have deep technical expertise with Core routing and switching, Service Provider technologies, and preferably automation technologies. Candidates must also have strong customer interaction, troubleshooting, and consulting skills. They must be able to articulate complex concepts in easy-to-understand language. Candidates must be proficient in customer facing discussions as well as the technologies listed above. Typically requires BS plus 4-5+ years related experience, or a MS with 2-3 years of related experience.

Additional Details:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Customer Facing experience
  • Previous experience in a customer support or TAC-style role
  • Ability and experience debugging and troubleshooting complex network problems
  • Routing and Switching experience, R&S and/or SP CCNP Required
  • Strong knowledge of IOS-XR, IOS-XE, NX-OS, and IOS
  • Strong knowledge of Cisco SP platforms (GSR, CRS, ASR9K, ASR1K, NCS5500)
  • Strong knowledge of Cisco DC platforms (N3K, N7K, N9K)
  • Strong knowledge of Cisco ISR and Catalyst product families
  • Experience in all or most of the following: ISIS, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, MPLS, LAN Switching, STP, MPLS, Traffic Engineering, Multicast, Virtualization, EVPN, QoS, IPv6, MST, PIM, DMVPN, NetFlow
  • Programming experience/familiarity (Python / Robot Framework preferred)
  • Linux/Unix experience
  • Proficient with Industry Test Tools; Spirent or Ixia preferred
  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal, and formal presentation)
Suggested Qualifications

  • CCIE - Service Provider or R&S
  • 4G Mobility experience
  • Cisco ASA, IPSEC Tunneling, VxLAN, NFVi,
  • Openstack and VMWare Virtualization
  • Multimedia traffic analysis experience
  • Network programmability (Python, Netconf, Yang)
  • Test and validation experience (hardware or software)
 
location: Bellevue, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $45.00 - 56.25 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Minimum Requirements and Desired Skills:

Candidates must have deep technical expertise with Core routing and switching, Service Provider technologies, and preferably automation technologies. Candidates must also have strong customer interaction, troubleshooting, and consulting skills. They must be able to articulate complex concepts in easy-to-understand language. Candidates must be proficient in customer facing discussions as well as the technologies listed above. Typically requires BS plus 4-5+ years related experience, or a MS with 2-3 years of related experience.

 
qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications

  • Customer Facing experience
  • Previous experience in a customer support or TAC-style role
  • Ability and experience debugging and troubleshooting complex network problems
  • Routing and Switching experience, R&S and/or SP CCNP Required
  • Strong knowledge of IOS-XR, IOS-XE, NX-OS, and IOS
  • Strong knowledge of Cisco SP platforms (GSR, CRS, ASR9K, ASR1K, NCS5500)
  • Strong knowledge of Cisco DC platforms (N3K, N7K, N9K)
  • Strong knowledge of Cisco ISR and Catalyst product families
  • Experience in all or most of the following: ISIS, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, MPLS, LAN Switching, STP, MPLS, Traffic Engineering, Multicast, Virtualization, EVPN, QoS, IPv6, MST, PIM, DMVPN, NetFlow
  • Programming experience/familiarity (Python / Robot Framework preferred)
  • Linux/Unix experience
  • Proficient with Industry Test Tools; Spirent or Ixia preferred
  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal, and formal presentation)
 
skills:

Suggested Qualifications

  • CCIE - Service Provider or R&S
  • 4G Mobility experience
  • Cisco ASA, IPSEC Tunneling, VxLAN, NFVi,
  • Openstack and VMWare Virtualization
  • Multimedia traffic analysis experience
  • Network programmability (Python, Netconf, Yang)
  • Test and validation experience (hardware or software)

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