IOT and Smart Cities Solutions Architect

  • Location:
    Dubai, Dubayy, United Arab Emirates
  • Area of Interest
    Professional Services
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything
  • Job Id

What You’ll do

As Cisco continues to lead the world smartest cities on their digitisation journey, You will be expected to help Cisco’s customer plan their ICT architectures and infrastructures, to ensure that a scalable platform for providing citizens with innovative digital service offerings that are scalable.

You will be expected to support Cisco’s Business Development initiatives through activities including, but not limited to solution cost/effort estimations, RFP responses, pre-sales meetings etc. Additionally, working with a global team of architects, you will be expected to collaborate and contribute to the development of the practice with other IOT architects and engineers located right around the world. Participating and contributing to industry forums, research journals, white papers etc will be an ongoing part of the role.


Who You’ll work with

The IoT and Smart Cities Solutions Architect will work with large industrial customers in addition to large public sector and community estate planners, including utilities, manufacturing, transport, oil/gas and mining on Cisco’s Internet of Things and Cities portfolio of solutions offerings.


Who You are

  • You have at least 10 to 15 years of experience working with or within larger industrial customer or cities and/or proven track record of creating significant impact in multinational organisations.
  • You are degree educated, preferably with an Engineering or Computer Science (BEng, BSc) undergraduate degree
  • You are ideally CCIE certified (R&S, Wireless, Security or SP) or equivalent of 10 years + technical experience in large scale enterprise of service provider networks
  • You have been exposed to a wide range of IT Systems and Infrastructure environments
  • You are experienced and possess strong knowledge of enterprise architecture, data modelling, software architectures, network and infrastructure solution architectures
  • You have very strong design and documentation skills, strong customer presence and communications skills
  • You are able to travel up to 30% of the time, driven largely by the customer's requirements.
  • You will have previous experience of:
  • Pre-Sales based Proposal Development and Consulting
  • RFP Development/Response Process Experience
  • Project Delivery Effort/Cost Estimation
  • Leading diverse skilled multi-discipline technical delivery teams, across organisations in delivering solutions that drive business and/or city outcomes
  • Leading customer workshops
  • Customer requirements specifications


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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