Cisco Datacenter Network Consulting Engineer in Krakow, Poland
Datacenter Network Consulting Engineer
Location: Krakow, Poland
Area of Interest Customer Experience
Job Type Professional
Technology Interest Networking
Job Id 1249547
What You’ll Do
Actively involved in latest industry SDN (Software Defined Networking) technology and Cisco ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure) deployments
Provide Planning, Designing, Implementation, Operation and Optimization services to Cisco Advanced Services Customers around Cisco’s Data Center products and 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 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.
Who You’ll Work With:
The Customer Experience Center provides flexible and innovative ways to help meet customer needs while improving profitability for Advanced Services (AS) delivery teams. Highly technical, global resources support customer engagements in EMEAR region.Through our network of Customer Experience Centers (CX Centers) we enable delivery of innovative services and solutions. Our collaborative delivery model drives scalability, productivity and innovation across the AS organization.
Who You Are
Requires BS/BE/BTech degree or equivalent plus 8+ years of related experience in IT industry.
Broad technical knowledge of the datacenter and its components: Applications, Storage, Network, Server and projects surrounding their planning, design, implementation, operation, and optimization.
Nexus 5K/7K platforms product architecture knowledge and hands on experience including Fabric Path, OTV, VDC, VPC technologies, ACI experience is a plus
English language skills mandatory, additional European language (German, French, Italian or Spanish) is a plus.
Desired Skills :
Passionate thought leader capable of quickly establishing executive interest in how to architect, deploy and operate the virtualized datacenter 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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