Senior Consulting Engineer - Data Center or MPLS/Service Provider

  • Location:
    Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
  • Area of Interest
    Customer Experience
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id
For those interested in applying from outside of Cisco, Saudi nationals are preferred

What You'll Do

  • Perform analysis and diagnosis of highly complex networking problems.
  • Perform analysis of highly complex network designs.
  • Build simulated networks in test labs to resolve highly complex problems and compatibility issues.
  • Demonstrate Cisco products and solutions to customers.
  • Contribute to customers knowledge through the delivery of Knowledge Transfer Sessions
  • Generate standard project documentation including detailed test plan for highly complex networks.
  • Generate network configurations from Low Level Design for highly complex networks.
  • Support pre-sales activity for highly complex networks.
  • Plan and execute highly complex Network Upgrade and Network Migration activity.
  • Lead network design workshop.
  • Work extensively with clients, Account Team and Cisco resources on developing a strategy and the deployment of most complex services and required Network Support Systems
  • Assist customer with deployment and strategy of highly complex tools and related Network Management Systems
  • Assure that the most complex customer network problems across a broad range of technologies are properly and quickly resolved.
  • Act as a focal point for most complex network problem resolution
  • Provide training to other Engineers as well as real-time escalation response for support issues.

Who You'll Work With

You will report to Khaled Nassar, Technology Domain Senior Manager in Customer Experience who is responsible for Consulting Engineers in Saudi Arabia.

Your work will transform our customers' businesses from every angle, changing the way IT is consumed and adopted. We want to make an impact both how our customers adopt the solutions and how they value the service delivery. Customer satisfaction is our key driver.

Who You Are      

Required Skills:

  • 7-10 years' experience in network Consulting or telecommunications support environment.
  • Expert level internetworking troubleshooting in a large-scale network environment.
  • Large-scale network design skills.
  • Expert in creating professional design documents like High Level, Low Level Designs and Network Implementation Documents.
  • In-depth knowledge of network management, network availability & capacity planning.
  • CCIE certification (RS, SP or DC)

Excellent knowledge in one of the following areas:

  • Data Center
  • MPLS/Service Provider

For Data Center:

  • Excellent knowledge of Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) technology
  • Excellent knowledge of Cisco Nexus Datacenter switching.
  • Design and Document customer solutions based on customer requirements and Bill of Quantities.
  • Expert level knowledge in three of the following technology areas: IP internetworking, LAN Switching, SAN, NGFW, SDN, Wireless. WAN protocols. IP Routing protocols (IGRP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP).
  • In-depth knowledge of network management, network availability & capacity planning.
  • Very Strong Consulting and communication skills
  • Knowledge of Multivendor FWs and how to integrate with them is strongly preferred.
  • Data Center Switching, UCS and Data Center Management.
  • Good knowledge of security technologies.
  • Good knowledge of Wireless technologies.

For MPLS/Service Provider:

  • Excellent knowledge of Cisco IOS, IOS-XE, and IOS-XR.
  • Excellent knowledge of Cisco C7600 platforms.
  • Excellent knowledge of Cisco ASR900, ASR901, ASR920 series.
  • Excellent knowledge of Cisco NCS6K, NCS5K, ASR9K , ASR1K series
  • Expert level knowledge in the following technology areas: L2 protocols (MST, PVST, STP, G8032, CFM, LFM, LACP, fast-LACP). IP routing protocols (IGRP, OSPF, EIGRP, ISIS, BGP, MP-BGP, Segment-routing). MPLS SP solution , protocols and services (MPLS TP, UMMT, unified MPLS, Seamless MPLS) (MPLS TE, LDP, RSVP)  (VPWS, VPLS, MSPW, EVPN) (SDN foundation, Automation foundation, PCE).
  • Expert level knowledge in programmability for network engineering and scripting (Python, REST, YANG, NETCONF)

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people. We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.

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