Solutions Architect ( On site consultant ) for SERVICE PROVIDER
Note : This is on site resident consutant requirement. Candidate will be required to work as part of customer Strategy / Planning / Ops team from their premises.
What You’ll Do
As a Solutions Architect in Advanced Services Team, you will work with talented, dynamic, passionate, and diverse team members to design and deploy intent-
based infrastructures, such as SDA, SD-WAN, ACI, and help customers on their digital journey. You will provide ongoing consulting and technical support to high-
profile Cisco customers. Working with latest products, technologies and solutions will be part of the job. AS engineers and architects are trusted advisors to Cisco customers and directly impact Customer Loyalty with Cisco which reflects Cisco's success as a business leader.
As a Solutions Architect in our world-class organization, you will :
Develop Enterprise and Telco data center network designs, implement Cisco leading edge technologies and provide services to the largest networks and high-
profile customers in the world
Influence and / or develop software and tools in support of network design, infrastructure and technology platforms.
Analyze, monitor, automate repeatable tasks and optimize networks for performance.
Applying new thinking and techniques to automate manual processes.
Apply leading technology to address real business problems and collaborate globally to deliver high-quality, robust, repeatable and scalable services, while learning and growing as individuals
Be a strategic partner to our customers, saving their business from the impact of network incidents, solving and preventing the recurrence of technical issues
Produce and maintain high-quality technical documentation
Independently solves problems in broad, complex, and unique networks with mixed environments
Supports engineers from multiple teams as well as the field and aids them in problem resolution.
Works on complex and diverse problems where analysis requires in-depth evaluation of factors with imaginative and innovative troubleshooting and experimentation.
Provides systems / product training both internally and externally and intellectual property material.
Provides input to Engineering and product organizations on future product development.
Innovates within the strategy to create new service capabilities
Provides guidance and leadership on service delivery models to the Delivery teams and Advanced Services Management
Drives successful outcomes with Global AS Technical team
Who You'll Work With
Join us as we transform the world of tomorrow. Develop creative ideas on how to work better and smarter. Influence and participate in top-
priority projects that have a real impact. Play a crucial role in driving next-gen innovations in the areas of network automation, analytics and insights.
Imagine, design, and create solutions to transform how we work, live, learn and play. You will work with a group of highly skilled, dynamic, diverse, and passionate engineers who go above and beyond in assisting not just the customer but also their teammates and peers.
In this role, you will collaborate extensively with engineering, technical marketing engineers, user-experience designers, and peer engineers to build a cohesive strategy and help customer adopt Cisco’s intent-
based architectures. You will also work with Cisco sales and customers to drive awareness and adoption of new solutions, and garner customers insights to drive future solution development.
Who you are
Our minimum requirements for this role :
Bachelors or Master's degree in a technical field, such as Computer Science, Computer Networking, Information Technology, Electrical / Computer Engineering or a similar field
Solid understanding of computer science fundamentals and software engineering with an aptitude for learning new technologies
10 - 15 years experience in technical consulting, design, deployment and troubleshooting
CCIE desired (Routing & Switching / Service Provider)
Experience working with Networking Protocols : thorough knowledg of OSPF, ISIS, BGP , LISP, VxLAN, CGNAT / IP v6
IOS-XR / NX-OS thorough knowledge
Experience working with Cisco Products : Variants of 7600, ASR / ISR routers, Nexus switches 7k / 9k, Firepower FW, Catalyst family And Variants of Cisco UCS
Knowledge of TACACs, DNS , Storage systems and netwok management desirable
Knowledge of a mobile packet core enviornment will be an added advantage.
Knowledge of one computer languages and programming (Java, Python, XML, RESTAPI) frameworks desirable
Possess creative problem-solving and excellent troubleshooting / debugging skills.
Analytically energetic with the ability to collect, organize, and analyze massive datasets
Effortlessly simplifies, communicates, and educates customers about complex data and processes
Disseminates significant amounts of information with attention to detail, authority, and accuracy
20% travel might be required.
Ability to effectively communicate concepts with passion and integrity.
Experience working across regions / countries preferred but not required.
Experience in interacting with Development Engineers and BU Escalation teams
Experience collaborating with senior executives to understand business objectives; ability to present design goals, process and vision to senior leadership.
Demonstrated consistent success in solving difficult technical customer problems over a period of years.
Demonstrated success as the technical lead on high profile and time-critical customer projects