Consulting Systems Engineer - Service Provider

  • Location:
    Offsite, London, United Kingdom
  • Area of Interest
    Sales - Product
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id

At Cisco Meraki, we are making IT easier, faster, and smarter by building technology that simply works. Meraki’s Dashboard drastically simplifies the process of deploying, configuring and running distributed networks, enabling customers to focus on what's most meaningful to them: their students, patients, customers, and businesses.

Do you want to work for an inspiring, positive company, with creative and collaborative colleagues? At Cisco Meraki, we're on track to be the most successful acquisition in Cisco’s history (and certainly the most fun)! We provide unparalleled company culture; career development; stimulating work, and benefits! But what truly makes Meraki special are the people – we are people who keep the culture strong and make working here exciting, meaningful, and rewarding.

As a Consulting Systems Engineer, you will be revolutionising the networking industry by advocating for a disruptive technology that is leading the way. Quickly becoming known as the most successful acquisition in Cisco's history, Meraki’s cloud-based dashboard is being adopted and sold by some of the world’s largest service providers.

We are looking for a highly motivated, technically savvy and passionate individual to become the next rising star on our Service Provider (SP) team. In this role, your primary responsibility will be to team up with a hard-performing Strategic Sales Manager to carry out technical pre-sales activities for sell-to and sell-through SP opportunities across the UK. 

You will be the Meraki technology specialist on these deals; architecting managed WiFi, switching and security offerings for Service Providers to sell to their customers. This role is unique in that you will be hands on throughout the process as you put your designs and our products to the test. Part of your role will also include technical enablement of your customer’s sales, operations, and marketing teams as well as support to automate provisioning tasks.

We require that you have direct customer-facing experience preferably in the service provider industry. This role generally works remotely and travels up to 50% to customer sites and regional corporate offices. Sound exciting? Read on for technical requirements.

Proven understanding and experience in the following areas:

  • Routing and switching; experienced level knowledge of L2 and L3 protocols
  • Security architecture; VPN and next-generation firewalls
  • WLAN technologies including Wifi6, Wave 2, and Hotspot 2.0
  • RF engineering
  • SD-WAN (commercial and enterprise customers)
  • Multi-site campus LAN and network design
  • RADIUS and 802.1X
  • Quality of Service design
  • OSS & BSS integration
  • BYOD architectures (Clearpath, Cisco ISE, Bradford) and onboarding devices to corporate networks
  • Professional level certification required and must include one or more of the following: CCNP, CCDP, CCIE, CWNP, JNNA, JNCP, JNCIA, JNCIS, JNCIP, JNCIE-ENT, ACMA, ACMP, ACMX, ACDX, ACSP, AWMP, CISSP
  • Managed Service creation

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.

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.