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Solution Integration Architect

Cisco Systems Inc.
Chicago, IL 60602
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Solution Integration Architect


Why you'll love Cisco

We change the World, we are passionate about our employer and the brand we represent. Everything is converging on the Internet, making networked connections more meaningful than ever before in our lives. Our employees' groundbreaking ideas impact everything. Here, that means we take creative ideas from the drawing board to dynamic solutions that have real world impact. You'll be part a team that cares about its customers, enjoys having fun, and you'll take part in changing the lives of those in our local communities. Come prepared to be encouraged and inspired.

What You'll Do

Cisco seeks a Solution Integration Architect for our Customer Experience Services engagements. Do you want to transform Cisco's customer business agenda by enabling an enterprise solution architecture with proven business outcomes? Customer Experience Services helps customers bridge the gap from technology innovation to adoption by offering extraordinary services to ensure the success of their investment. Through thought leadership, innovative technologies, and a standard and a repeatable methodology, you will provide the expertise to implement Ciscos world class leading Customer Experience solution portfolio.

Who You'll Work With

As a Solutions Integration Architect with a focus on Customer Experience Service Portfolio (Networking, Security, IOT, Collaboration, Data Center, Cloud) you will serve as a team leader for extended engagements. Youll be dedicated to innovation and teamwork, that is driven to make Cisco and our customers successful. With a dynamic workload, the position offers compelling work for knowledgeable and experienced consultants with strong Intent Based Networking, Cyber Security, and Data Center-Cloud expertise and highly developed customer-facing consulting skills.

Who You Are

  • You'll provide consulting services including Strategy and Architecture, Design, Implementation and Optimization, Design Assessment,  Design/Configuration Reviews, and Cisco Solution Architecture implementations.
  • Responsibilities will include your finalization and delivery of reports for each consulting engagement.
  • Enterprise Architecture Trusted Advisor for our customers. 
  • Develop Business Cases, Multi-Generational Architecture Plans and Roadmaps
  • Deliver formal presentations for senior (C-level) executives 
  • Develop and maintain software tools to improve Cisco consulting services
  • Responsible for quality control for all Solution Requirements, Solution Design,  Solution Validation Testing , Network Implementation Plan/MOP, Test Plan, Knowledge Transfer, Automation, PSIRT, Audits, and Best Practice Recommendation and Documentation
  • Translates client opportunities/challenges into known technical solutions that cross architectures
  • Ensures that the solution fits within the enterprise context and integrates all elements of technical solution (Cisco and non-Cisco).
  • Addresses interoperability as well as business constraints for design, implementation, and operational considerations in alignment with Cisco Best Practices
  • Contribute directly to Ciscos knowledge management initiatives by documenting and briefing other Cisco Architects on lessons learned from engagements and by developing new methodologies for delivering services.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Position requires Bachelor's Degree in a technical field or equivalent experience.
  • 8+ years Architecture multi-domain experience (Enterprise Networking, IOT, DC-Cloud, Security, Collaboration).  Similar experience across multiple verticals (Financial, Manufacturing, Retail, HealthCare).
  • Business Consulting Experience designing, implementing, and operating enterprise networks for enterprise customers (preferably across multiple vertical industries including: Retail, Manufacturing, Healthcare, and Finance)
  • You have extensive cross architecture design and implementation experience of enterprise networking, security, and data center-cloud in a large enterprise environment (routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, sdwan, compute, storage, and cloud provider integration)
  • Experience installing, configuring and troubleshooting one (1) or more of the following Cisco technologies: Viptela SDWAN, ACI, DCNM/VxLAN, DNAC, ISE, IPS/SourceFire, ASA, CSM, VPN, AnyConnect, Tetration, Stealthwatch
  • You have a detailed understanding of TCP/IP protocols and routing protocols (OSPF, RIP, EIGRP, BGP) and layer 2 protocols and technologies.
  • Expert-level knowledge in enterprise networking, DC-Cloud, and security design, architecture and implementation.
  • System-administrator level knowledge of multiple UNIX and Windows variants. In-depth knowledge of systems and network security.


Desired Skills

  • CCIE
  • ITIL v3
  • You are a self-motivated individual that is dedicated to exceeding client expectations.
  • You're willing to contribute to team efforts
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills





Why Cisco 

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 arent afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. We are inspiring 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



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Posted: 2020-11-16 Expires: 2020-12-17
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