Cloud Contact Center Engineer

  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Network
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Big Data, Analytics, Cloud and Data Center, Networking
  • Job Id

At Cisco Meraki, we know that technology can connect us, empower us, and drive us. By simplifying powerful technology we can free passionate people to focus on their mission. As the fastest growing cloud-managed networking team in the world, our products, and technology architecture are changing the face of enterprise networking and making cloud-managed IT a reality.

Cisco Meraki’s Support group is a growing, global, and diverse team of highly knowledgeable and empathetic customer advisors. We strive to guide our customers to successful outcomes with a mix of strategic thinking and the grit to execute the next best action.

We are looking for a Cloud Contact-Center Engineer to deliver a reliable and feature-rich cloud contact center architecture that will improve the lives of our Support Team. This will entail focusing on our global Vonage voice and omni-channel infrastructure and its robust integration into our Salesforce Service Cloud implementation. You will partner with our Support Software Development teams, directly feeling the positive impact that your projects have on our users.

A typical work week might consist of:

  • Investigating a new tool to perform global call recording analysis and unearthing trends

  • Crafting a powerful dashboard from omnichannel data that shines new light on the state of our team’s customer-facing interactions

  • Supporting the stability of our voice infrastructure by enacting well-planned changes to our call routing plan

You will:

40% Strategic Projects

  • Lead high-impact projects that improve day-to-day operations and underpin long-term strategy for Support

  • Build resilient, cloud-first infrastructure and integrations that connect customers to team members with the best skills to assist

  • Design flexible omnichannel (case, call, chat) interfaces that reduce the effort for both our customers and internal teams

40% Operational Support and Insights

  • Create reports and dashboards to understand and alert on key team and system metrics (e.g. a per-agent real-time dashboard of omnichannel interactions.)

  • Anticipate scalability concerns and provide actionable suggestions to leadership on future organization and process design

  • Test and execute well-coordinated changes to phone infrastructure and associated call plans

  • Drive quality as the subject-matter guide for data in our phone and related CRM systems and integrations

  • Find opportunities to automate monitoring, reporting, and alerting across our platforms

20% Professional Development

  • Stay proficient in our internal Salesforce and Data Infrastructure ecosystems

  • Explore new tools and standard methodologies within Voice and Software Engineering


  • Proven experience designing, implementing and supporting cloud-hosted contact centers

    • hands-on experience with IVRs, call & dial plans, ACD queues, SIP, etc.

    • expertise with omnichannel (call, email, chat, etc.) systems and skills-based routing is a must

  • Proven experience working with voice-related platform integrations:

    • CRM (Salesforce, Zendesk, etc.) WebRTC/CTI APIs & integrations

      • Relevant Salesforce certifications and/or Trailhead badges are a big plus

    • Call recording and workforce management/optimization APIs & integrations

  • Understanding of customer service methodologies and key contact center metrics

  • Delivery of documentation and training to individual contributors and managers as part of past projects

  • Proven work examples of hardware & software evaluation, selection, deployment, support, and ongoing vendor management

  • Understanding of the contact center market landscape and the major vendor solutions

  • Familiarity with design thinking, customer journeys, and current best practices in customer experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related technical field

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. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

At Cisco Meraki, we’re challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, inspire innovation, and release the full potential of our people. We’re building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.