Testbed Project Engineer - GSSO

  • Location:
    RTP, North Carolina, US
  • Area of Interest
    Information Technology
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What You’ll Do
Security is more relevant and important than ever before. Our customers have limited resources, time and money whereas Attackers have all the time in the world and unlimited resources to plan and execute attacks. It is now more important than ever that we help our customers improve their security posture.

Cisco has an exciting Project Engineer role open in our Global Security Sales Organization! You will be a highly motivated, customer focused professional who has a passion for delivering world-class technology and services that protect our customers from the network to the endpoint to the Cloud.  As part of your DNA, you are a self-starter with strong technical skills, an engaging personality, and the capacity to work with or without supervision and has a strong desire to develop new skills and be a great team player!

Check out the details:
• Managing network infrastructure - code upgrades, log file management, troubleshooting, configuring interfaces, access lists etc.
• Demonstrable ability to manage a VMware vSphere environment

• Demonstrable working knowledge of Cisco IOS and/or NXOS, including the latest code revisions, upgrading/downgrading code and the CLI

• Demonstrable in-depth working knowledge of VLAN, STP and Trunking

• Current knowledge of Cisco ISR hardware, including Network Modules, Interface Cards, Power over Ethernet, etc.
• Ability to image bare metal servers and install VMware vSphere
• Ability to install Windows, Linux and appliance O/S on Virtual Machines
• Ability to transfer files using FTP, TFTP, USB, Flash drives, etc.
• Ability to open and manage cases / trouble tickets with third-party vendors
• Demonstrated knowledge of troubleshooting from Layer 1 through Layer 7 of the OSI model
• Demonstrated knowledge of SSH, HTTPS, and VPN in a Cisco environment
• Ability to travel (approx. 10% travel)

Who You’ll Work With
In this role as GSSO Testbed Project Engineer, you will be part of the team responsible for day-to-day management of the Testbed/CPOC environment. In this position you will be working with the design and implementation teams to install and remove equipment, configuring equipment as it is installed in the data center, implementing changes, providing input into weekly operations calls, timely reporting of issues, log file management, configuration of management tools and other standard day to day operational tasks.
  Day-to-day activities include Installing and removing equipment, managing cabling and power, updating management systems and documentation, AD Account Management – troubleshooting, scrutinizing daily exception reports, managing and validating backups, participating in daily Ops Team calls.  Additionally, you’ll produce high quality documentation (Viso 0r Omnigraffle) and collate and present capacity planning data to larger team.

Who You Are
• 5 years experience in a hands-on data center operations role including data center power and network cabling systems
• 3 years experience administering Microsoft Windows Server environments
• 3 years experience managing server infrastructure
• 3 years experience managing and configuring Cisco network infrastructure
• 3 years experience physically building data center racking
• 3 years experience working with VMware ESX
• Demonstrable understanding of networking and IP theory, and Virtualization theory
• Significant skill and interest in troubleshooting
• Some exposure to Linux, NetApp storage

• Ability to produce high quality documentation

• Excellent spoken and written English

• Highly motivated self-starter that does not need day-to-day management


Why Cisco Security

Cisco Security - Cisco delivers intelligent cybersecurity for the real world, providing one of the industry's most comprehensive advanced threat protection portfolio that is integrated, pervasive, continuous and open. Cisco's threat-centric approach to security reduces complexity while providing unmatched visibility, continuous control and advanced threat protection across the entire attack continuum -- before, during and after an attack.

Global Security Sales Organization (GSSO) - GSSO is taking big steps to position Cisco as the #1 IT Security provider in the industry. In addition to having the right market conditions, capabilities, products and services, we need the right people to take us there.


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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