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Technical Solutions Architect - Telco DC/Cloud/ORAN

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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Technology Solutions Architect Telco Cloud / ORAN

Ciscos Global Service Provider Segment CTO team is accelerating the way our Service Provider customers consume Ciscos award-winning products and solutions.  The Technology Solutions Architect (TSA) is technology leader who is chartered with driving the definition and accelerating the adoption of Ciscos next generation offers to and through our Service Provider customers.  This specific TSA position will focus on our Telco Data Center, Cloud Native Telco Virtualization, Hybrid Telco Cloud, Open vRAN, 5G/Mobility offers for Service Providers including offers for their production infrastructure and for their managed services offerings & their own internal use (SP as an Enterprise).

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Identify, prioritize, and document technical issues impacting our ability to capture and grow our Service Provider telco data center, telco cloud and Open vRAN business.  Factors could include overall solution architecture, functionality / value to customer, performance/scale/security/manageability, competitive differentiation, or other.
  • Be the Subject Matter Expert on our Telco Cloud and Mobility portfolio.  Leverage a deep understanding of our Enterprise technologies and solutions to guide the direction of our 5G enabled managed services offerings.
    • Collaborate with Business Unit, Customer Experience, Sales teams, Solution Partners, SP Customers and other critical stakeholders to define and continually improve selected solution offerings.
    • Drive solution insertion with selected lighthouse customers.
  •   Drive regular Interlocks with BU/BE on short, mid, and long-term initiatives to drive growth.
  • Define and drive scale requirements for broader technical community / solution scaling (e.g., training strategy and requirements, virtual community leadership, Demo/POC requirements, sales collateral)
  • *   Track / align / influence / participate in key standards bodies and drive thought leadership


Skills & Experience Required

  • Passion Personal belief level that enables others to evolve their point of view or current priorities;
  • Tenacity Ability to push past setbacks, objectives, and roadblocks to achieve desired outcomes;
  • Collaboration and Coalition The ability to truly listen to diverse perspectives, gain alignment, and build a mutually agreed upon successful go forward plan that others will believe & invest in;
  • Excellent Written & Oral Communication Skills Best in Industry ability to succinctly and professionally articulate challenges, opportunities, and convincing go forward strategies in written or oral format; 
  • Solid understanding of Service Provider Networking technologies including: mobility, routing, switching, security, and Network Function Virtualization.
  • Solid understanding of Data Center Technologies and solutions (including but not limited to Cisco ACI, Nexus and SRv6 based DC).
  • Solid understanding of Telco Cloud solutions for VM, Containers and Bare Metal orchestration and overall end-to-end service automation.
  • Solid understanding of Compute and Systems level architecture including rack and blade servers (including but not limited to UCS), systems management, peripherals, hardware acceleration with FPGA, GPU and SoCs
  • Solid understanding of RAN evolution and Open vRAN technologies and solutions, including the knowledge of ongoing relevant standards development effort at ORAN, TIP and 3GPP.
  • Strong knowledge of Service Provider evolution particularly trends towards virtualization and edge computing service migration.
  • Strong knowledge of 5G and its potential benefits and applications for business service offering.

Posted: 2021-06-09 Expires: 2021-07-10
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San Jose, CA 95113
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