Consulting System Engineer

  • Location:
    Beijing, China
  • Additional Location(s)
    Shanghai
  • Area of Interest
    Business Development
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id
    1015976
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Who You'll Work With

This role is a key member of the sales architecture team working in close alignment with Product BU and Account Teams, taking ownership of technical aspects in the sales process and in professional services assignments. A challenging but very interesting role requires both technical breadth and depth in order to be effective. A typical engagement would include a lab-based Proof of Concept engagement to develop an intimate understanding of the customer’s specific requirements. Then, applying knowledge of Cisco MANO products, as well as networking and systems technologies, come up with and present solution proposals.

What You'll Do

  • Solution development for customer Proof of Concepts (POCs) for Cisco’s Software Platforms
  • Responsible for presenting and explaining Cisco’s MANO software products and technology to customers, articulating the unique benefits and value
  • Supporting customers evaluating Cisco MANO software solutions in everything from installation to customization
  • Working hands-on with customers in their labs on Proof-Of-Concepts
  • Creating service and device models supported with some software development in languages including (but not limited to) Python and Java

  • Representing the company as the technical contact person and coordinator
  • Establish Cisco as a thought leader, trusted advisor and long-term partner

  • Communicate feed-back from customers and the market place to stakeholders within the company

Who You Are

  • Strong programming skills – Java, Python
  • Knowledge of current APIs, such as REST, Netconf, RESTconf
  • Experience working with structured modeling languages such as XML, JSON, YANG
  • Good understanding of systems technologies and platforms (e.g. Linux)
  • Network administration with Cisco, Juniper and similar WAN environments
  • Hands-on experience with several device vendors CLI and web UIs
  • 5 years + experience of working for a Software vendor or in a software environment
  • Awareness and understanding of industry standards related to MANO, such as those from the IETF, ETSI, OPNFV


  • Desired Skills
  • Administration and configuration of Openstack or similar Virtualization environments
  • Database technologies
  • Network Function Virtualization (NFV) concepts
  • Software Defined Networking (SDN) concepts

Why Cisco


We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.
We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.
We Are Cisco.

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