Lab Administrator Intern - Warsaw, Poland

  • Location:
    Warsaw, Warszawa, Poland
  • Area of Interest
    Information Technology
  • Job Type
    Intern
  • Technology Interest
    *None
  • Job Id
    1287319

At Cisco, our vision is to change the way people work, live, play and learn. Cisco is constantly looking for talented individuals and offers a variety of internship opportunities. If you are looking for an opportunity to work with leading technology in a collaborative, fast-paced global environment, then a Cisco Internship is a great way to kick-start your career. 

The Opportunity 

Systems Engineers are the technical specialists of our sales community; they work with our customers and partners to ensure their technical needs are fully understood and deliver solutions to consistently exceed their expectations. As an intern in this team you will get an opportunity to work with a variety of leading Cisco technologies, as well as interact with our valued partners to develop the skills to become a trusted advisor adding a business and client relationship context to your role as the technical specialist on our Sales teams. 

The systems Engineering Lab Admin Engineer will: 


  • Coordinate and manage the resources of the lab: hardware, software, space allocation planning, power and cooling; 

  • Be responsible for hardware and software preparation for System Engineers demo opportunities; 

  • Coordinate hardware flow from and to the Cisco Systems office, make sure all the equipment is tracked and accounted for using internal systems; 

  • Evaluate, test, and deploy all software and hardware upgrades to the networking infrastructure including (but not limited to), Microsoft, VMWare and Linux OS/virtualization solutions; 

  • Dispose of unusable items; 

  • Keep abreast on current lab safety laws and industry procedures; 

  • Ensure conformity of lab to ISO9001 standards; 

  • Work with virtualization systems, NAS equipment and various operating systems as part of daily job to reconfigure them according to System Engineers request; 

  • Assist and help various team members in their lab work; 

  • Rigorously create and maintain documentation for all processes and procedures; 

  • Attend and actively participate in team meetings; 

  • Collaborate with and support the work of other staff engaged in similar functions; 

  • Perform other duties as assigned 

Education and knowledge required 

  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Electrical/Computer/Networking Engineering, Information Technology, MIS, or Computer Science;

  • Fluent in English and Polish, both written and verbal;

  • Cisco Networking Academy Training and Certifications are preferred 

  • Must be able to live and work in Poland, without additional visa support or sponsorship 

  • Must be a student for the whole duration of the internship (the program lasts 1-1.5 years) 


Professional Competencies 

  • A methodical thinker with attention to detail, able to react creatively but rationally to customer requests 

  • Persevering with a drive to constantly learn new things and always deliver the best solution to our customers, on time and as promised 

  • Able to work under pressure and make decisions with a positive “can do” attitude 

  • Open minded and passionate about new technologies, ideas and ways of working 

  • Able to communicate complex technical detail and engage the customer and colleagues in a proposed solution 

  • Motivated towards an engaging and fast paced career, with focus on personal development and learning 

  • An active participator in a team environment, contributing to the success and achieving of the overall objective. 

Desirable Skills 

Ideally, Interns will possess some of the following attributes: 

  • Knowledge of core networking technology and a strong interest in network engineering 

  • Basic understanding of scripting and/or programming - for example *NIX shell, Python or PowerShell 

  • Have CCNA level knowledge of Cisco technology (either completed CCNA modules or obtained CCNA certification) 

  • Basic knowledge and practice with hypervisors - KVM/VMWare vSphere/Hyper-V 

  • Strong skills with Linux, Microsoft Windows XP/7/8/10 

  • Strong skills with Microsoft Office package 

What Will Interns Achieve? 

Cisco Internship Program is the primary path to full-time opportunities at Cisco and this invaluable work experience will enhance your transition into employment following graduation. 

Interns will work in a global, corporate environment, gaining experience and exposure to cutting-edge technology. You will develop many essential, work related skills, such as time management and research, documentation and presentation abilities. You will have an opportunity to learn about and configure most of Cisco hardware and software products including cloud-based solutions.

It will give you a chance to gain practical experience with Advanced Networking (SD-WAN, SDA), Data Center and Video communication technologies. In addition, you will be able gain expertise in industry leading portfolio of Cisco Cybersecurity solutions, dedicated to major enterprise and SoCs. Your focus may also result in achieving higher level of market certifications f.i. CCNP etc. 

Cisco is always looking to identify talented people. If you are reading this posting then we may not have an open job right now, however it is highly likely we will in the future. If you are interested in working for Cisco in this capacity then please submit your details and CV or resume against this requisition so that when a suitable vacancy arises a Cisco representative can contact you directly. 

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