Senior Wireless Network Consulting Engineer
Posted on: November 18, 2023
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
- Perform architectural planning and design configuration and
integration support within project delivery and ongoing
- 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
- 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
- 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
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
---Hands-on experience in installation, configuration, testing and
troubleshooting and/or Network solution designing of Cisco WI-FI
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
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
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,
---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
---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
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
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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