• Cisco
  • Iselin , NJ
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 115 Elmhurst Ave

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Solution Architect - DNA

  • Location: Iselin, New Jersey, US

  • Additional Location(s) Any major North East city

  • Area of Interest Customer Experience

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Networking

  • Job Id 1263093

What You'll Do

Cisco's Customer Experience (CX) team is one of the highest growing areas at Cisco. Passionate about the management and automation of customers hybrid IT, consultants work with some of the largest andthought-leading customers in the world. This Professional Services group helps build solutions, leadsimplementations, and enables customerself-sufficiency on market-leading Cisco software products.

Who You'll Work With

As a Solution Architect, you will report directly into the Customer Experience (CX) Delivery Team with primary responsibility for the installation, integration, customization and delivery of Cisco Software products focusing on cloud and networking orchestration and automation. There will be significant customer interaction including on-site delivery for POCs,Production-Pilots and Production deployments. You may travel up to 50% per year - though travel will vary depending on the project.

Who You Are

  • You install, deploy, or configure Enterprise solutions for customers.

  • Integrate systems to multiple enterprise applications.

  • Transfer knowledge of implemented software and processes to customer in hands-on sessions, and by creatingcustomer-facingdocumentation.

  • You're able to explain technical issues and present information in a concise manner to both technical and non-technical personnel.

  • You maintain effective working relationships with assigned customers and project managers.

  • You effectively work independently and as part of a team to implement solutions for customers

  • Generates network configurations from Low Level Design for highly complex networks

  • Plans and executes highly complex Network Upgrade and Network Migration activity.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Typically requires BS, CS, or University degree equivalent and 8+ years relevant experience in network engineering ortelecommunications support environment. Advanced degree strongly preferred.

  • CCIE or relevant 5 years experience

  • Communication skills to include conflict management, negotiation,presentation/demonstration, and writtencommunication.

  • Excellenttroubleshooting skills.

  • Document creation of technicaldocumentation,for internal and external customer such as method of procedures, solution design, installation procedures, testing procedures,troubleshooting guides, etc.

Desired Skills


Desired Skills

The Solutions Architects primary role is positioning, architecting and delivering service solutions around Cisco's Enterprise technologies and integrating them into the customer's overall data center architecture and design. The engineer will be expected to work on Enterprise, commercial and Service Provider segments . This position will help drive sales, serve as data center subject matter expert, lead delivery efforts and mentor other technical consultants within the team. Since this is a high profile position with interface to Cisco's premier customers, travel is required and can be anywhere from 25 - 60% of the time.

Experience/Skills: The ideal candidate will have deep technical expertise and expert knowledge of Cisco's Enterprise products and solutions. Candidate must be self-motivated,team oriented and must possess strong interpersonal and presentation skills. The following skillsets are thus desired of this candidate:

6-10 years within Advanced / Professional Service role(s)

3-5 years experience leading large scale Enterprise Design and Implementation Engagements

Expert level knowledge in Enterprise Routing and Switching technologies, such as MPLS, DMVPN, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, IS-IS VXLAN, LISP and VRF.

Outstanding Consulting skills. Required 5-10 years experience in consulting roles. Ability to influence customer decisions and outcomes. Ability to gain customer trust quickly, and confidently articulate Ciscos Enterprise Networking SD strategies and architectures.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

Demonstrated leadership of large complex projects in Enterprise WAN and Campus Networking environments

One or more CCIE Preferred, in order of preference: R/S, SP, Security, Data Center

High level / working knowledge of wireless, and ISE technologies required.

Good, working knowledge of SDA, DNA and Viptela highly preferred

Knowledge of Network Segmentation, and TrustSec highly preferred

Experience with Cisco Nexus platforms, VMWare, and server virtualization

Bachelor degree preferred

Experience in programming Python a plus

Experience with UCS Central a plus

Experience with Linux

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 arent afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. We are inspiring 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

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

Associated topics: architect, architecture, c, c#, java, matlab, maven, project architect, senior, senior software engineer

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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