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Infrastructure Solutions Architect

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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Infrastructure Solution Architect

Who We Are

The Network Services Business Unit (NSBU) was created to accelerate the transition of Ciscos portfolio to as-a-Service and consumption offers. The NSBU team works across all business units, and with an extreme sense of urgency, to enable the rapid change required to almost every part of Ciscos business. To be successful in the NSBU environment, you must be excited by the opportunity to solve some of Ciscos most critical transformational challenges.

What Youll Do

Define and drive the change that is happening in Cisco's networking and IT systems. Be the first Solutions Architect to build networking solutions with the latest, groundbreaking designs and products. Realize the value of being the first customer of our own products.

  • Design documentation based upon agreed architecture
  • Build and execute lab and proof of concept environments
  • Build and design automation for testing and production deployment
  • Lead all aspects of the maintenance and operation of network and security infrastructures
  • Install manufacturer recommended firmware
  • Execute on work tickets crafted for change orders or break fix
  • Monitor Cisco infrastructure and services 24*7
  • Respond to work tickets or monitoring alerts 8x5
  • Configure new and existing devices
  • Detail technical specifications and change orders via JIRA and internal Wiki's
  • Solve break-fix reports and drive RCA efforts
  • Adhere to agreed-upon SLA's defining uptime, maintenance, response and documentation
  • Provide valuable security improvements for enterprise IaaS, PaaS and SaaS
  • Keep abreast of cybersecurity trends, technology, and threats

Who You Are

As someone who resonates with our company culture, you accept the new over the unknown, you place the speed and agility of results over perfection, you are passionate about positive outcomes as opposed to adhering to a strict process, and you see leadership as a function of doing and influencing.

Your experience will include the following:

  • Extensive expertise in Data Center compute design utilizing Cisco UCS or competitive switch offerings.
  • Hypervisors, server and desktop virtualization
  • Public and Private Cloud offerings and ecosystems (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • A deep understanding of APIs and programmatic methods for automation & orchestration using tools such as Ansible & Python.
  • Knowledge of VXLAN and SDN solutions (Cisco ACI, VMware NSX)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, negotiation and presentation skills. Confirmed technical knowledge, consultative skills and the ability to train and disseminate information.
  • 8+ years related experience and Cisco experience required. Cisco product and end-to-end positioning required.
  • 5 or more years of customer support experience including superb analytical and troubleshooting skills, proven crisis management skills and the ability to handle critical customer issues/problems
  • Experience with lifecycle automation using tools like Ansible, Python, Cisco NSO is preferred
  • R&S and/or Data Center CCIE certification highly valued and/or preferred.

We Are Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

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.

Colorful hair? Dont care! Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

Posted: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-07-08
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