NETWORK CONSULTING ENGINEER REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge and hands-on implementation/support experience with CISCO Service Provider Data Center networking products: NCS 5500 and IOS-XR operating system. (Since NCS 5500 is a very new product, not many people have such knowledge and experience of NCS 5500, Cisco ASR 9000 and/or CRS knowledge and experience satisfies this requirement
Strong operational knowledge of technologies and protocols in SP data center environments: BGP, BGP-LU (RFC 3107), OSPF, ISIS, segment routing, eVPN (Ethernet VPN, RFC 7432), MPLS, MPLS traffic engineering, PCE-SR (path computation element for segment routing), Multicast, QoS
Requires Cisco SP network platforms (IOS-XR based platforms) design, qualification and testing, operations, implementation experience
Requires SP DC design, validation and implementation experience
NETWORK CONSULTING ENGINEER PLUS SKILLS:
Knowledge and experience of NETCONF/YANG, BGP-LS, Ansible, Network service orchestration
Familiar with CI/CD (continuous integration and continuous deployment) processes\
Strong consulting expertise for SP lab testing and operational aspects
Troubleshooting expertise for common SP Data Center networking issues
SP DC end-to-end, network multi-tenant and multi service virtualization
Vertical Industry Experience: ISP work experience is preferred
Excellent communication skill - superb listening and questioning skill, articulating idea clearly. Easily understandable spoken English and French, and decent business written English and French
Approachable personality, good at building trust
Passionate about the job and the customer's success
Be able to work independently as well as collaborating with other people
Professional Services experience is highly preferred
Be able to handle pressure when network crisis or critical issues arise
NETWORK CONSULTING ENGINEER EDUCATION:
At least one of these two certifications: CCIE SP (preferred) and/or CCIE R&S
Typically requires BS, CS, or University degree equivalent
NETWORK CONSULTING ENGINEER RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work full time onsite with the customer team.
Join customer planning sessions, collaborate in customer road map development
Support the customer to design, validate (hardware and software qualification) and implement Cisco NCS 5500 data center and core platforms following CI/CD (continuous integration and continuous deployment) processes.
Facilitate communications between the customer teams and the Cisco teams
Provide expert recommendations to the customer by engaging subject matter experts in Cisco Advanced Services and NCS 5500 product development team.
Create, review and update NCS 5500 and potentially other Cisco platforms hardware and software certification plan.
Perform lab testing and qualification of NCS 5500 platform, and potentially other Cisco platforms, and address issues found during the testing.
Write test report and review it with the team.
Perform network device health check after deployment.
Perform analysis and diagnosis of highly complex network problems, and escalation support.
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