Escalations Engineer (Meraki, Remote)

  • Location:
    Oeiras, Portugal
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Network
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Networking
  • Job Id
    1370094
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Why you'll love Cisco Meraki

We change the World by simplifying complex technology, we are passionate about our employer and the brand we represent. Our employees' groundbreaking ideas impact everything. Here, that means we take creative ideas from the drawing board to dynamic solutions that have real-world impact. You'll be part of an organization that cares about its employees and customers, enjoys having fun, and you'll take part in changing the lives of those in our local communities. Come prepared to be encouraged and inspired.

What does the team do

Our team provides the highest level of technical support for all Cisco Meraki products to our customers, partners, account teams and other support engineers. As a member of this coveted team, you are empowered to work across departments including Support, Sales, Products & Engineering and mobilize resources when necessary.

  • You will join a team of highly skilled technical engineers who are passionate to grow into the "Support of last resort" for systemic technical issues experienced by our highest-value customers that cannot be resolved through the normal Support process.
  • Your average workweek might consist of working on assigned critical issues, driving them to resolution, monitoring/responding to Escalation calls/threads, and coding/automating test plans associated with critical issues.

What will you do

You dedicate 70% of your time to operational responsibilities

  • Review and analyze escalation requests to facilitate and triage resolution paths.
  • Responsible for identifying/resolving technical issues across Meraki’s full-stack solution.
  • Includes Wireless, Routing, Switching, Application domain.
  • Perform on-site engagement for top severity issues where required.
  • Navigate diligently through demanding technical/business situations and drive varied functional teams towards a technical solution. Maintain an empathetic and determined approach to all raised issues.
  • Build a systemic approach to remediate recurring problems (scripting, data analysis)
  • Maintain a professional profile, both technically and politically, within incident management

You dedicate 20% of your time to professional development

  • You focus on achieving technical certifications, developing programming/ scripting skills
  • You attend and represent Meraki at industry meetups, webinars, and conferences
  • You stay updated on networking standard methodologies and competitor solutions
  • Explore new tools and investigate advancements in the field of technology

You dedicate 10% of your time to contribute to expert-level documentation

  • You use the knowledge gained from day-to-day work to provide in-depth documentation to build the internal knowledge base.
  • You articulate interesting issues/projects to Support and other Meraki Business Units.


Desired Skills

  • You have proven problem-solving skills in one of the following technology domains like R&S, Wireless OR Network Security.
  • You have validated ownership of handling critical technical incidents from start to finish (including verbal and written communication efforts). You have played a key role in leading and coordinating efforts towards resolution.
  • You are an engineer in technical support, managed services and/or professional services roles.
  • You have recorded documentation efforts or public-facing technical write-ups as references.
  • You can use Wireshark’s statistical tools to analyze and diagnose network problems.
  • (Optional) You have experience in completing a programming or automation project.
  • (Optional) Existing Meraki technical knowledge is desired but not required.


**Must be authorized to work in the locations posted. The position does not provide sponsorship.

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.

Cisco Covid-19 Vaccination Policy
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the U.S., unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.

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