1220716 - Customer Support Engineer

  • Location:
    RTP, North Carolina, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    Richardson, Texas, US
  • Area of Interest
    Technical Support
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

Technical Services is team of extraordinary technical gurus whose #1 focus is to help customers deploy and operate their networks effectively while delivering the best possible customer experience. Our success is validated through excellent financial results, improving customer experience metrics, industry recognition, and employee satisfaction scores. Cisco's Technical Assistance Center (TAC) is aligned to the Global Technical Centers three geographic regions; together, they form one global, borderless TAC.

Who You'll Work With

Our security team provides first/second level technical support on a worldwide basis via phone, email, web and remote access for security. We provide these services to Cisco customers, partners, account teams, and other TAC engineers. We're consultants who work to solve problems & debug product issues.

Who You Are

You love providing technical support for Cisco products and networking technologies to Cisco's customers and partners. Your workload is high but the breadth and diversity of technology exposure is second to none. TAC is the first to be confronted by challenges and issues with new equipment and tools in the field. As such, you have a technology learning opportunity that never ends.

  • You're a guru at resolving moderately to complex technical problems, depending on the customers' need.
  • You can simulate technical problems in lab environment.
  • You strive to share knowledge with other people by writing technical documents that enrich the knowledge database.
  • You love sharing what you know by providing internal and/or external technical presentations (cross-training).

Minimum Qualifications

  • You have years’ experience in the information and network security industry.
  • Specialization areas as follows: Data Center Security (3 years), SDN/NFV/ACI (1 year), Core Security (FW, VPN, IPS) (5 years), Virtualization (2 years), and Routing and Switching (5 years).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in science, engineering, or mathematics required (or additional 2 years of experience in the information and network security industry).

Desired Skills

  • Master's degree in science, engineering, or mathematics.
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) desired in one or more of the following areas: Routing and Switching, Security, or Data Center
  • CISSP, ISE or Firepower preferred
  • Experience desired in the following specialization areas: Next-generation firewall, next-generation IPS, advanced malware protection, incident response, and automation.

Why Cisco
At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.
Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.
• We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
• We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
• We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

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