Solution Architect - Cisco IP Infrastructure

  • Location:
    Mexico City, Mexico
  • Area of Interest
    Professional Services
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    *None
  • Job Id
    1029113
Job title: Solution Architect.

The Business Entity
This is truly next generation of Cisco's Service Provider business supporting AT&T Mobility to ensure we are there for our customer, supporting them with emerging technologies likes SDN, Cloud, Data Center, Virtualization, IoT, IoE etc.

The Team
This is an important time of transition for GSP (Global Service Provider) Service Delivery segment. There is a lot going on across our global team as we move to our new operating model and organizational design. Immense amount of collaboration is taking place between service delivery, sales and engineering to make sure we cater to the operational and technological needs supporting AT&T Mobility, one of the world's largest Mobile Service Providers.

Role and Responsibilities
The Solution Architect position provides a highly motivated individual an opportunity to provide lead the design technical solutions for Service Providers worldwide. 

The IP Infrastructure Solution Architect will be responsible for developing innovative network solutions by utilizing the leading edge products in high growth global telecommunications markets. This person must possess technical expertise to design complex network solutions to stay ahead of the competition and champion change by challenging the status quo in support of new ideas.

The Solution Architect will have the following major responsibilities:
* Network Planning and Design  - Lead other engineers to deliver expert consulting, design and support to customers for sales opportunities. Work with Sales and Advanced  Services to develop state-of-art customized wireless solutions for Carriers worldwide. Recommend technical solutions to improve customer operations.
* Network Planning (internal) - Lead consulting efforts for internal teams (i.e. Product Management, Marketing, Sales). Convert external customer requirements into recommendations for new product features.
* Customer Support - represent the company's technical capabilities and manage day-to-day technical needs of service provider customers. Support / enable customer specific solutions to grow business. Steer customer expectations according to product and network management capabilities.
* Strong Program Management skills  - lead IP Infrastructure implementations for Cisco largest clients 
* Perform ad hoc analyses and tasks as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
* In order to be successful in this role, this person must have a minimum of 5-10 years technical networking experience with Service Providers. 
* The candidate must have been working in a telecommunications industry, developing networking solutions for service providers and obtained a wide technical experience base.
*  Bachelors degree in a technical field. 
* Organizational - have shown the ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously, work across the organization, and drive the necessary activities to solve customer issues.
* Interpersonal - have demonstrated the ability to recommend technical solutions and work effectively with customers / partners.
* Project Management - must possess excellent project management skills gained by leading technical projects for Carriers world wide 
* Spanish/English - must speak fluent Spanish and English (required)

Desired Skills
* : CCIE in Service Provider, currently working in the SA role, with expertise in Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), BGP (Border Gateway Protocol) and knowledge of segment routing. Engagement will be for 12 months with the ability to do a significant amount of travel  to Mexico. Expectation in the initial phases of the project will require 3 out of 4 weeks on-site. Individual will need to have significant Solution Architect experience leading a technical project, a team of engineers and interfacing with senior engineers at the customer site. 


About Cisco
The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.

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