R1025118 Network Consulting Engineer Lead

  • Location:
    RTP, North Carolina, US
  • Area of Interest
    Professional Services
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    *None
  • Job Id
    1025118
*** Must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain a U.S. Government Security Clearance***

What You'll Do 
You'll perform a blend of on-site and remote consulting support for large customers assisting with the planning, designing, testing and verification of complex security solutions. The Public Sector Advanced Services team is looking for a motivated, experienced, senior Network Consultant well versed in the Cisco Security Suite, with an emphasis on ISE and trustsec. Some of the other activities you'll be required to perform include:

* Facilitate assessments of the customer's network utilizing our toolset
* Provide best practices consulting to remediate findings
* Support testing and validation of solutions and software strategies, configure devices, and troubleshoot errors
* Work large security projects form scoping/planning though development of high & low Level Designs, to test and implementation
* Work with account team and their strategy for account growth - both product and services - provide insight to the customer's buying strategy and initiatives
* Show the value of our services at all times - be proactive and get involved in all aspects of our services delivery and provide visibility to various customer forums

Who You'll Work With
The customer facing, advanced services team consists of representatives from the sales team, customer service, project management and often multiple Network Consulting Engineers(NCEs). In this role you will be part of a top performing team where collectively we strive to exceed customer expectations as we deliver cutting edge solutions for our customers.

Who You Are
You have a broad knowledge of Cisco's product portfolio including wireless, security, data center, routing/switching and virtualization
You are able to quickly adapt to different customer needs and work as a team member or leader as the situation requires.
You have good communications skills and the ability to teach customers how to best deploy and utilize Cisco equipment.
You are an active listener and have the ability to determine and understand customer requirements, set achievable expectations, and work with the extended team of: customers, Project Managers, fellow NCEs, HTOMs, and the sales team to deliver on those expectations 

Our minimum requirements for this role include: 
* BS/CS/Business or equivalent plus 6-8 years experience in a network engineering or telecommunications support environment. CCIE, or equivalent experience, is required.
* Must have an expert level command of IOS and be able to lead technical discussions about features and functionality of projects 
* Must have knowledge of network security and various Cisco components (ISE, ASA, VPNs, Firewalls, etc.) that can deliver these capabilities
* Must have strong presentation skills and abilities - able to effectively communicate to CxO level, and down to the details required at the grass roots level
* Must be able to think on your feet - and be able to adjust tactics to fit the customer
* Up to 50% travel at times

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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