Cisco Implementation Engineer

at TEKsystems
Published January 25, 2023
Location Charlotte, NC
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

TEKsystems is currently looking for Cisco Implementation Engineer to provide technical implementation services to support the evolution and ongoing support of the IP Network in response to projects (all types), upgrades, service and feature enhancements and for remediation/break-fix services. The work is always in alignment to the current and approved architectural, roadmaps, technology standards and templates, governance and change management policies set forth by the firm. While the role primarily has an implementation and validation engineering focus, a strong understanding of design engineering concepts is required.

What someones day would look like:

60% design & discovery work

20% working with release managers/PMs

20% administrative (documentation, orders, etc)

The technology areas of focus for the role includes, Data Center and end user networks, public and private Network Transport and Optical systems and emerging technologies (Switched-Ethernet, LTE, etc.), Corporate/Branch and Building Networking including Wireless. Knowledge in related technology areas such as Voice and Voice over IP (VoIP) solutions is a plus. Network Appliance, Video and Unified Communications knowledge are important.

This role also provides networking technical support to Network Operations and partners with the Design and Architecture Engineering teams. An understanding of the role of Operations; troubleshooting practices and the use of proactive and reactive tools is important to the Data Network Implementation Engineers role.

Candidate must understand how designs turn into Implementations that are based upon standards and defined strategies.

Works with Design and Architecture Engineering in a knowledge sharing capacity in support of the teams adoption and successful delivery of technology (new), systems or process changes.

Plays a strong role in project delivery lifecycle management. Partners with the Design Engineering team to create Detailed Implementation Plans for all design, Test and Accept criteria, Back-Out and Validation plans and procedures. Adheres to Project Close-Out practices such as asset tracking, inventories, chargeback, documentation and the related systems, tools, and process updates.

The Implementation Engineer stands between the project manager, design engineer and operations. They support initiatives as they transition between design, implementation, and operations. They are active in all phases as an SME to support, solve program and facilitates decision making. The goal is to help the orderly and timely execution of projects and initiatives in an optimal, strategic, and low risk way.

Role performs Q/A function prior to every implementation project. Reviews a design and understands how it is based upon standards and how it matches to the commission details (installation, turn-up).

Technical areas of focus include but are not limited to WAN/MAN, Routing, Switching, Firewalls, Load Balancers, LAN, TCP/IP, DNS, UDP, Latency, NAC, QoS, CAC, EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, Multicast, NHRP, ATM, PPP, IPv4, IPv6, MPLS, ACL, VNP, Building Wireless/Wi-Fi solutions (802.xx) and carrier in-building wireless services (DAS) etc. Knowledge of Cable Systems a plus.

Skills:

network, cisco, subnetting, cloudvision, cloudgenix, wireless solutions, lan wan, latency, load balancing, scripting powershell

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Must have strong CISCO NSO experience and general experience in Network Automation tools and processes.

Design, Implementation, Support Data Center SDN; ACI/NSX, Arista CloudVision is required

Design, Implementation, Support SDWAN is required, preferred if on Cloudgenix

Strong skills in Scripting required; Python, Ansible, PowerShell,

Strong Automation Skills Expect, Rancid, REST/SOAP

Must have software development experience, should think like a software developer.

Must have a strong knowledge of Network Security.

Must adhere to global design authority processes and procedures.

Must demonstrate good computer skills and the use of various applications such as MS Office, MS Visio are required.

The ability to assemble professional documents and artifacts.

Must have extensive knowledge and experience using (both reactively and productive) advanced tooling. It includes but is not limited to Sniffer/wire Shark, Prognosis, Scripting, SolarWinds, HP NA/OpsWare/OpenView, etc.

Application experience with an innovation mind-set and how it impacts how engineering work gets done is important. Coding and application design experience is a plus.

Is responsible for the quality of the service outputs of his/her work.

Voice/VoIP/UC and Video knowledge (understanding of VoIP/UC systems (i.e., Cisco CUCM, AVAYA Communications Manager, Microsoft LYNC and Skype for Business, etc.) is important.

Crisis Management experience is a plus.

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

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