Security Networking Consulting Engineer -- Bentonville, AR. 1201615

  • Location:
    Bentonville, Arkansas, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    Bentonville and surrounding areas
  • Area of Interest
    Customer Experience
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Networking, Security, Service Provider
  • Job Id

Security Network Consulting Engineer

What You’ll Do

The Security Network Consulting Engineer is responsible for the development, creation and delivery of Advanced Services support to Cisco’s major accounts in the US South Theater. This highly impactful role drives and performs architectural, design and integration engineering for complex network infrastructure solutions. Security NCEs work with customers to document their business requirements and map them to technical solutions, enabling mutual success with the design and deployment of best-in-class solutions. The Security NCE is responsible for the support and delivery of Security Optimization Subscription (SOS), Security Design / Configuration Reviews, and Cisco Security Product Implementations.

Troubleshoots and resolves highly complex customer network problems across a broad range of technologies

Generates network configurations from Low Level Design for highly complex networks; Plans and executes highly complex Network Upgrade and Network Migration activity

Performs analysis and diagnosis of highly complex networking problems; analysis of highly complex network designs

Builds simulated networks in test labs to resolve highly complex problems and compatibility issues

Who You’ll Work With

Cisco Security Solutions (CSS) organization provides the operational focus and expertise to effectively secure an organization with offerings from an Advisory, Implementation and Managed portfolio.

Who You Are

Our Network Consulting Engineers help customers maximize and impact network availability and functionality to achieve their business goals. The NCE delivers the leading edge Security technologies; solutions and services customers need to expertly manage their networks. In this role, you will be "Cisco's face to the customer," working in a fast-paced, high-impact environment as a visible contributor and influencer delivering on our commitments and the customers' expectations.

● Lead customer, post-sales engagements, by taking ownership of project success and leveraging Cisco’s culture of empowerment to drive customer success and positive business outcomes.

● Shape services engagements to develop mature statements of work and engage customers to identify business and technical requirements.
● Collaborate with solution experts to develop and deploy secure solutions.
● Embrace education to be a deep subject matter expert across multiple security and non-security technologies to deliver superior architectures, designs, and solution deployments.
● Responsible for finalization and delivery of reports for each consulting engagement.
● Educate and mentor customers and peers.
● Tune and optimize security solutions.

Minimum Qualifications:

Skills Required: Candidate must be a self-motivated individual that is dedicated to exceeding client expectations, be willing to contribute to team efforts, and possess strong interpersonal and presentation skills, in addition to possessing the following technical skills:

- Minimum of 8-10 years' experience in the information and network security industry in addition to a BS in science, engineering, or mathematics (or additional 2 years of experience).

- Experience designing, implementing and troubleshooting network security for enterprise customers (preferably within a data center environment)

- Extensive experience in security configuration of network and security devices in a large enterprise environment (routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems)

- Experience installing, configuring and troubleshooting two (2) or more of the following Cisco security technologies: ISE, IPS/SourceFire, ASA, CSM, ACS, VPN, FTD, ACI

- Detailed understanding of TCP/IP protocols

- Detailed understanding of routing protocols (OSPF, RIP, EIGRP, BGP) and layer 2 protocols and technologies

- Strong written and verbal communication skills

- Technical account management / project management skills for delivery of professional services

- Strong consultative skills

Desired Skills
● Experience working in professional services, preferred.
● Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) strongly preferred.
● One (1) or more of the following industry certifications: CISSP, SANS GIAC, NSA IAM
● Experience with IT governance, risk management, and compliance programs desired.
● Master’s degree in science, engineering, or mathematics desired (reduces the minimum years of experience by two (2) years'.  Typically requires BS, CS, or University degree equivalent plus a minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience in network engineering, preferably in the Service Provider vertical

Why Cisco

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.
• We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
• We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
• We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

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