Network Consulting Engineer-Service Provider
Location:Dalian, Liaoning, China
Area of InterestCustomer Experience
What You'll Do
You'll be required to perform the duties of Network Consulting Engineer which include but not limited to below:
•Provide planning, Designing and Implementation services to Cisco’s Advanced Services Customers.
•Participates in or leads complex network migrations projects from Cisco to Cisco or any competitive platforms to Cisco.
•Delivers migration plans, with a thorough understanding of network, customers change management processes, migration processes and related dependencies.
•Work closely with the project manager on the engagement to ensure compliance to set processes, weekly progress and status checks, ongoing communications and meetings and drive technical leadership and solutions & deliverables discussions with the customers.
•Mentor, coach and guide other consultants and engineers on the project to enable them for delivery.
•Work closely with the sales and regional teams to participate and drive the preparation of proposals and Statements of Work. Identify & influence additional business opportunities in collaboration with sales team by leveraging knowledge of customer’s network, challenges and future plans.
•Ensure smooth closure of engagements using relationship with the customer and guide them to the next steps.
Who You'll Work With
Advance Delivery Centers (ADC) provides flexible and innovative ways to help meet customer needs while improving profitability for Advanced Services (AS) delivery teams. ADC’s highly technical global resources support customer engagements in all theaters acting as a seamless delivery partner to AS practice and theater teams.
The CITT – Network Migrations team in Dalian ADC focusses on Routing & Switching solutions and technologies to help customers Plan, build, deploy and migrate networks. We need a creative problem solver, comfortable with challenging the status quo and rapidly responding to customers’ demands to deploy and support Cisco’s latest technologies and products. With a seasoned mix of broad networking knowledge and specific area expertise, you're well positioned to become a trusted advisor, capable of building solid, long-term relationships with customers. You will be expected to continuously enhance your skills and expertise to lead the technology/solution
Who You Are
Our minimum qualifications include:
•Strong knowledge and expertise of below Cisco’s products and technologies is must :
Cisco Products : Minimum 2 products :
Cisco CRS Routers, Cisco ASR routers, Nexus, 6500, ISR routers, Enterprise switches, Cisco 7000 series routers, NCS 6000
Technologies : LAN Switching, Layer 2 WAN technologies, BGP, OSPF, ISIS, IP/MPLS, QOS, Traffic engineering, Multicast, QOS, Layer2/3 VPNs , IPv6, Metro Ethernet services, VPLS, VPRN on a hybrid network comprising of Cisco and competitive platforms.
•Hands-on experience in installation, configuration, testing and troubleshooting and/or Network solution designing of Cisco routers and switch is must.
Competitive Knowledge :
•Hands-on and troubleshooting on any of the below third party products would be highly preferred:
•Prior experience of conducting customer workshops, High level and low level network design experience would be preferred.
•Scripting knowledge on Python, Pearl would be highly preferred.
Soft Skills :
•Excellent written and verbal communications skills, ability to communicate technology strategy and architecture approach to engineers, executives, and Cisco customers.
•Strong consulting & client-facing skills to include cross-functional influence, external and internal consulting/partnering.
Our desired skills include:
•Requires BS/BE/B.Tech degree or equivalent plus 8+ years of related experience in IT industry
•Proficient in Japanese or Korean
•Certifications Preferred – CCIE ( Preferred ), CCIP, CCNA, CCNP ( Plus )
•Passionate, persuasive, charismatic thought leader capable of quickly establishing executive interest in Cisco services by articulating the value and business advantage of Cisco’s network migration services.
•A self-driven individual with the curiosity to learn, work in a fast paced changing environment, evolve continuously to keep pace with the Cisco’s solutions, technologies and industry trends, be an inspiration and trend setters for others.
•High-level, out-of-the-box thinking, analytical reasoning, and creative problem solving skills with the ability to convert thoughts to real and pragmatic execution
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