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Wireless Network Consulting Engineer
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Cisco Systems, Inc. | Seattle, WA
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Job Description

Additional Location(s) or Information: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Job Category: Services
Level of Experience: Experienced - Non Manager
Requisition #: S1006773
The Business Entity
The Cisco Advanced Services Mobility Team provides the expertise to globally enable solutions that remove barriers to the deployment of transformational business services.

The Team
The Cisco AS Wi-Fi Center of Excellence strives to be the worldwide leaders in the design, deployment and optimization of Wi-Fi solutions. Years of deploying large, complex, and high density Wi-Fi networks for the world’s largest service-providers, and the most challenging venues provide unparalleled experience. The team has deep expertise in Enterprise Wireless applications and infrastructure, including healthcare, retail, and hospitality specialties. We have world-class experience in industrial wireless, manufacturing and the most challenging RF environments. If you want to be the best in the world in wireless, this is the team.

Role & Responsibilities
The Wireless Network Consulting Engineer supports Enterprise WLAN and/or Service Provider Wi-Fi accounts in the Cisco Services Wireless Center of Excellence.
Responsibilities in the critical customer-facing role include:
- Responsible for the delivery of Wireless Planning, Design, Implementation & Optimization Services to Cisco's major accounts.
- Perform architectural planning and design, as well as configuration and integration support within project delivery and ongoing consultative engagements.
- Provide operational support for complex, wireless network deployments. Identify & document design/architecture best practices for global Cisco Services adoption.
- Participate in or lead complex network design, performance engineering or problem resolution projects.
- Assist in development of business and technical requirement
- Assist in the development of high-level and low-level design activities
- Assist in the development of network implementation planning
- Assist in configuration and connectivity activities, including test planning and cutover activities
- Recommends and initiates projects to benefit customers and AS wide objectives.
- Accountable to highest levels of senior management to ensure project commitments and AS deliverables are met.

Minimum Qualifications
- Typically requires BSEE/CS or equivalent plus 10 years’ experience in a network engineering or telecommunications support environment.
-In depth knowledge of Wireless technology
-RF Design, RF Survey/Engineering and RF troubleshooting skills
-IP Network Design skills
-Thorough understanding of WLAN authentication, security and network management
-Experience designing and deploying key WLAN applications including Secure Mobility, Voice over WLAN, Location Based Services, and Wireless Guest Access
-Expert level Inter-networking troubleshooting in a large scale network environment.
-Strong Technical Account management skills.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Desired Skills
- Advanced degree strongly preferred
-CCIE-Wireless, CCNA-Wireless
-Project Management, leadership and mentoring skills.
- IP networking, LAN Switching, VoIP, etc.
-In-depth knowledge of network management, network availability, QOS & capacity planning.

About Cisco
The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.

Cisco is always looking to identify talented people. If you are reading this posting then we may not have an open job for you right now, however it is highly likely we will in the very near future.

If you are interested in working for Cisco in this capacity then please submit your details and CV or resume against this requisition so that a Cisco representative can contact you directly.

Job Type: Experienced
Opportunity Category: Wireless

About Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco Systems, Inc.designs, manufactures and sells Internet protocol (IP)-based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology (IT) industry, and provides services associated with these products and their use. The Company provides a line of products for transporting data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, and around the world. Its products are designed to transform how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Cisco Systems, Inc.’s products, which include primarily routers, switches, and products that the Company refers to as its technologies, are installed at enterprises, public institutions, telecommunications companies, commercial businesses and personal residences. In January 2009, the Company acquired Richards-Zeta Building Intelligence, Inc. In May 2009, the Company purchased Tidal Software, Inc. In May 2009, the Company also purchased Pure Digital Technologies Inc.