Cisco Senior Data Center Consulting Engineer in Eschborn, Germany
Senior Data Center Consulting Engineer
Location: Eschborn, Hessen, Germany
Additional Location(s) Garching, Germany
Area of Interest Engineer - Network
Job Type Professional
Technology Interest Security
Job Id 1240113
Who You’ll Work With
Cisco Customer Experience (CX) delivers the best customer experience in the industry that accelerates success for our customers and profitable growth for Cisco and our partners. Regional CX Teams support highly technical customer engagements in all theatres across the globe and customer segments. This position will focus on the Central European theatre covering mainly Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
We need a creative problem solver, comfortable with challenging the status quo and rapidly responding to customers’ demands to deploy and support Cisco’s latest technologies and products. With a seasoned mix of broad networking knowledge and specific area expertise, you are well positioned to become a trusted advisor, capable of building solid, long-term relationships with customers. You will be expected to continuously enhance your skills and expertise to lead the technology/solution.
What You'll Do
You will provide planning, designing and implementation services to Cisco’s Customers.
You will participate in or lead complex network migrations projects from Cisco to Cisco or any competitive platforms to Cisco.
You will participate in or lead designing networks in projects from Cisco to Cisco or any competitive platforms to Cisco.
You will deliver parts of the design documents, with a thorough understanding of network technologies, customer requirements and related dependencies
You will work closely with the project manager on the engagement to ensure compliance to set processes, weekly progress and status checks, ongoing communications and meetings and drive technical leadership and solutions & deliverables discussions with the customers.
As a primary technical contact, you will provide consultative, proactive and/or reactive support for Cisco Business Critical Services
You will work independently, with minimal guidance and direction from manager and you will determine best approach to accomplish work
You will mentor, coach and guide other consultants and engineers on the project to enable them for delivery.
You will assure that the most complex customers’ problems across a broad range of technologies – as necessary for any client - are properly and quickly resolved
You will ensure preventative measures are recommended and identified
Who You Are
You have BS or equivalent plus 6-8 years’ experience
You have demonstrated consulting skills and customer facing experience which should include working with the Senior Leadership Team where required and other customer teams
You possess in-depth knowledge of Data Center Networking and various Cisco components (ACI, APIC, NEXUS, UCS, etc.) that can deliver these capabilities
You have knowledge of Cisco’s Data Center technologies and how to successfully configure these devices to implement various forms and versions of the cloud, including Nexus, NAS, and Virtualization
You can explain to a client the concepts of different Overlay and DCI technologies
You know vPC, Fabricpath, STP
You have worked with Data Center Layer 2 overlays for example VXLAN, OTV, EVPN
You are familiar with layer 2 multicast based on IGMP as well multicast routing with PIM ASM and SSM
You have experience how to develop a network from pure manual operation to automate high frequent tasks
You have a good knowledge of network management protocols for example PTP, NTP, DNS, DHCP
You have experience with traffic management for example queuing, policing, shaping
You work with layer 2 security features: port security, MACsec, ACL, private vlans and layer 3 security features for example CoPP, ACL's, DAI, IP Source Guard
You are experienced with layer 3 Overlay Protocols: OTV, LISP as well as multicast protocols: PIM, IGMP, RP, BSR plus routing Protocols and features: OSPF, ISIS, MBGP, IBGP, PBR, BFD
You are CCIE Datacenter or have comparable skills
You know about automation technologies and preferably know scripting (Python, Perl or similar)
You are willing to travel around 25-35%
You are fluent in English spoken and written and have German language skills level B1 or above
Your preferred place of residency is Germany
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