- Entry level
- No Education
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Solution Architect - DataCenter
Taking ownership, collaborating with customer, account team and partners
Provide Planning, Designing, Implementation, Operation and Optimization services to Cisco Advanced Services Customers around Cisco’s Enterprise Network & Data Center products and related solutions.
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 lead complex Data Center and Cloud infrastructure (network, storage and compute) design/implementation and migration, performance engineering or problem resolution projects
Solves complex, multi-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
Provides technical support for customers during software and hardware upgrades and Proof of Concepts.
Delivers migration plans, with a thorough understanding on networked applications and related dependencies
Ensure compliance to delivery methodology operational structure, roles & responsibilities
Participates in weekly status meetings and other ad-hoc interactions with the customer managing specific asks from the customer and managing customer expectations from Cloud Consumption engagements
Support the PM in resolution of project issues
Track work 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
A high degree of raw analytic horse-power, logical reasoning ability, and curiosity. Be creative with a practical approach and have an intuitive feel for financial consequences of recommendations.
You will be passionate about their area of expertise and be interested in a specialist track as a long-term career objective.
Who you will work with
CX is a team of exceptional guides who focus to deliver exclusive customer experience. We help tackle the toughest business challenges with network-centric solutions that accelerate customer and partner success and dedication. Our success is measured through exceptional financial results, growing customer happiness metrics, industry recognition, and employee happiness scores.
DC focusing on Core Networking & Data Center technologies as a Network Services Consulting Engineer. We need a creative problem solver, with challenging the status quo and rapidly responding to raised issues. With a seasoned mix of broad networking knowledge and specific area expertise, as well as excellent Customer Relationship Management skills, you're well positioned to become a trusted advisor capable of building solid, long-term relationships with customers. This role requires taking ownership of key account, working with the leading BFSI customer in the region, to ensure committed services delivery.
Who you are
Broad technical knowledge of the R&S, Data center and its components: Applications, Storage, Network, Server and projects surrounding their planning, design, implementation, operation, and optimization.
Architectural knowledge of virtualization tools and concepts is a bonus, to help architecture refresh discussions.
Expert familiarity with cloud computing concepts including virtualization, web services API's, elastic infrastructure, distributed data storage (database, block, object), multi-tenancy, and metered usage patterns.
Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Python, or Bash. Python experience is preferred.
Networking: OSI Layer 2 and switching knowledge (Spanning tree, vPC, EtherChannel, VLAN, VXLAN, etc), Layer 3 routing (OSPF, EIGRP, ISIS, BGP, MPLS, IPv4/6), DNS/DHCP WAN/ISP, network virtualization (N1kv, VRF), basics of higher layer protocols: SSL/TLS, HTTP, real-time traffic (voice/video), NFS, database access protocols
Compute technologies: x86, hypervisor (Openstack/KVM), OS (Linux/Windows), workload mobility
Storage technologies: file (NAS), block (SAN), object storage, transport
About the company
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We’re proud of this recognition because it means, at Cisco, you will enjoy working flexibly, using our own market-leading collaboration technology to drive innovation; taking advantage of numerous health and wellness resources; pursuing exciting career opportunities, and participating in programs to help your local communities or fulfill philanthropic interests. And, you’ll be doing all of this while being part of a global team that is making a positive difference in the world.
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