Data Center Consulting Engineer

Cisco - Cairo

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Experience Needed:
More than 3 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Confidential
Languages:
Arabic, English
Vacancies:
1 open position
About the Job
  • Provide Planning, Designing, Implementation, Operation and Optimization services to Cisco Advanced Services Customers around Cisco’s Data Center products and solutions.
  • Actively involved in latest industry SDN (Software Defined Networking) technology and Cisco ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure) deployments
  • Participate in the preparation of proposals and Statements of Work. Establish trusted advisor relationship with customer management and teams on Data Center Infrastructure areas and future technology trends
  • Participates in or leads complex Data Center and Cloud infrastructure (network, storage and compute) design/implementation and migration, performance engineering or problem resolution projects.
  • Solves complex, cross-functional issues that cross many technologies in network, server, storage, O/S, virtualization, consolidation, middleware, security, applications, operations, content switching, caching and/or content delivery networks, and security.
  • Applies good analytic process to help bring any issue to resolution
  • Delivers migration plans, with a thorough understanding on networked applications and related dependencies.
  • Ensure compliance to delivery methodology operational structure, roles & responsibilities.
  • Support the PM in resolution of project issues.
  • Track deliverables against the engagement schedule and support the PM track financial, resource and material requirements for the engagements.
  • Ensure smooth closure of engagements using relationship with the customer to guide them to the next step i.e. Sampler service to Assessment Service, Assessment Service to Optimization Service.
  • Guide other consultants and engineers, resolving challenges and ensuring customer success.
Job Requirements

Who You Are

Minimum qualifications:

  • Requires BS/BE/BTech degree or equivalent plus 3+ years of related experience in IT industry.
  • Expert level knowledge in the areas of: IP internetworking, LAN Switching Protocols (MLS, CEF, Trunking (802.1Q), STP, HSRP, LACP/PAGP), IP Routing protocols (IGRP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP).
  • Hands on experience on Cisco Switches/Routers – 2k, 3k, 4500, Catalyst 6500, ISR 3900, ASR 1k.
  • Expert level internetworking troubleshooting in a large-scale network environment. Undertake support as designated Professional Services engineer for large-scale networks.
  • Must possess strong technical account management skills. Minimum 1 year of experience in Professional Services or high-level support.
  • Large-scale network design skills. Active participant in virtual technology teams within Professional Services.
  • In-depth knowledge of network management, network availability capacity planning.
  • Fluent English and Arabic

Desired Skills:

  • CCIE Preferred
  • Nexus 5K/7K platforms product architecture knowledge and hands on experience including Fabric Path, OTV, VDC, VPC technologies, ACI experience is a plus.
  • Passionate thought leader capable of quickly establishing executive interest in how to architect, deploy and operate the virtualized data center of the future.
  • Understands and can articulate the value and business advantage of data center virtualization techniques and cloud architectures. Strong customer-facing skills.
  • Excellent understanding of the industry landscape (competitors and partners).
  • High-level, out-of-the-box thinking, analytical reasoning, and creative problem solving skills. Ability to shift from high-level thinking to realistic and pragmatic execution is essential.
  • Solid understanding of the end-to-end IT process, including architecture, design & engineering, implementation, and operations;
  • Communication skills to include conflict management, negotiation, presentation/demonstration, and written communication.
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