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Senior Wireless Network Consulting Engineer

Company: Cisco
Location: Dallas
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

What You'll Do

The Wireless Network Consulting Engineer supports Service Provider Wi-Fi accounts. This is a critical customer-facing role. Responsible for the delivery of Wireless Planning, Design, Implementation & Optimization Services to Cisco's major accounts. You will be working with Customer Experience (CX) our dedicated services team.

- Perform architectural planning and design configuration and integration support within project delivery and ongoing consultative engagements.

- Provide operational support for complex, wireless network deployments. Identify & document design/architecture best practices for global Cisco Services adoption.

- Participate in or lead complex network design, performance engineering or problem resolution projects.

- Posses strong design skills for SDA deployments for large enterprise and University customers. Need to be able to guide customer through all aspects of SDA design deployment, test and optimization. Must be able to deploy 9800 WLC units into either an SDA full fabric or over the top environment. Must be able to use automation within the DNAC controller to provision and deploy into a SDA environment as well as doing manual WLC configuration and implementation. "

- Assist in development of business and technical requirement

- Assist in the development of design templates

- Assist in the development of network implementation planning

- Assist in configuration and connectivity activities, including test planning and cutover activities

- Recommends and initiates projects to benefit customers and CX wide objectives.

- Accountable to highest levels of senior management to ensure project commitments and CX deliverables are met.

Who You'll Work With
Other Cisco engineers to provides flexible and innovative ways to help meet customer needs while improving profitability for CX delivery teams. Cisco's highly technical global resources support customer engagements in all theaters acting CX a seamless delivery partner to CX practice and theater teams.
The CX Architecture team focusses on WI-FI solutions and technologies to help customers Plan, build, deploy and migrate networks. 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 mix of broad networking knowledge and specific area expertise, you're 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

Who You Are
Our minimum qualifications include:
---Strong knowledge and expertise Cisco WI-FI portfolio, Wireless Controllers both AireOS and IOS XE, APs, DNAC, SDA, and Prime Infrastructure

Strong RF Design background to include: Distribution center environments, medical centers, industrial deployments, and distributed retail storefronts.

Understanding of the ISE product line CX it pertains to WI-FI deployments. .
---Hands-on experience in installation, configuration, testing and troubleshooting and/or Network solution designing of Cisco WI-FI solutions.
Competitive Knowledge :
---Hands-on and troubleshooting on any of the below third party products would be highly preferred:
---Prior experience of conducting customer workshops, High level and low level network design experience would be preferred.
---Scripting knowledge on Python, Pearl would be highly preferred.

Soft Skills :
---Excellent written and verbal communications skills, ability to communicate technology strategy and architecture approach to engineers, executives, and Cisco customers.
---Strong consulting & client-facing skills to include cross-functional influence, external and internal consulting/partnering.

Our desired skills include:
---Requires BS/BE/BTech degree or equivalent plus 8+ years of related experience in IT industry
---Certifications Preferred - CCIE ( Preferred ), CCIP, CCNA, CCNP ( Plus )

Industry Neutral Certifications will also be looked at: CWNE, CWNP

---Passionate, persuasive, charismatic thought leader capable of quickly establishing executive interest in Cisco services by articulating the value and business advantage of Cisco's network migration services.
---A self-driven individual with the curiosity to learn, work in a fast paced changing environment, evolve continuously to keep pace with the Cisco's solutions, technologies and industry trends, be an inspiration and trend setters for others.
---High-level, out-of-the-box thinking, analytical reasoning, and creative problem solving skills with the ability to convert thoughts to real and pragmatic execution

- Upto 25% customer travel required

Why Cisco
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.

Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S. and/or Canada:

When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S. and/or Canada locations, not including equity or benefits. For non-sales roles the hiring ranges reflect base salary only; employees are also eligible to receive annual bonuses. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive compensation target. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications, or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. or Canada hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

U.S. employees have access to quality medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a Cisco matching contribution, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance and numerous wellbeing offerings. Employees receive up to twelve paid holidays per calendar year, which includes one floating holiday, plus a day off for their birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) each year and have access to paid time away to deal with critical or emergency issues without tapping into their PTO. We offer additional paid time to volunteer and give back to the community. Employees are also able to purchase company stock through our Employee Stock Purchase Program.

Employees on sales plans earn performance-based incentive pay on top of their base salary, which is split between quota and non-quota components. For quota-based incentive pay, Cisco pays at the standard rate of 1% of incentive target for each 1% revenue attainment against the quota up to 100%. Once performance exceeds 100% quota attainment, incentive rates may increase up to five times the standard rate with no cap on incentive compensation. For non-quota-based sales performance elements such as strategic sales objectives, Cisco may pay up to 125% of target. Cisco sales plans do not have a minimum threshold of performance for sales incentive compensation to be paid.

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