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Network Engineer (Cisco Wide Area Application Services)
Ref No.: 18-04976
Location: Ashburn, Virginia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/17/2018
Network Engineer (Cisco Wide Area Application Services)

Candidate will be a Product Development Engineer for the Managed Network Service Portfolio.

Primary focus will be on Routing and Cisco Wide Area Applications Services (WAAS). Integration of WAN Optimization with SD-WAN would be a plus. The deployment models will range from customer premise equipment to cloud services. The lead position will first coordinate business requirements and translate them into technical specifications. A lab environment will be available to perform proof-of-concept followed by detailed design documentation. Collaboration will be centered on product management, IT and operations. Candidate will be expected to occasionally present to executive management.

Responsibilities:
• Work with the end user community to better understand technology trends that have utmost impact to the diverse customer base
• Partner with constituent representatives to create and evolve a given services
• Pay special attention to expected deliverables for individual assigned projects: technical analysis, architecture, design, and general support
• Be an IT ambassador by showing a propensity on learning and interacting with the industry experts through diverse environments: participate in standards organizations, internal collaboration, and vendor forums

Qualifications:
• Should have a vendor certification related to Cisco WAAS
• 10 Years Technology Experience (Network, Application, Security)
• 5 Years developing operational support systems
• 3 Years Customer Facing Operations and/or Sales Experience
• Inquisitive, ?what if” analysis
• English language skills to a business standard
• Excellent Communication Skills (Verbal/Written)
• Leadership Skills
• Ability to do basic evaluation of financial data for trends and issues
• Computer Skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)