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Network Consulting Engineer

Job Description


  • 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


  • 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


  • At least one of these two certifications: CCIE SP (preferred) and/or CCIE R&S

  • Typically requires BS, CS, or University degree equivalent


  • 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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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Information Technology
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID TheSelectGroup_49918
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Network Consulting Engineer

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