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Cisco Architect
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Job Description

Please note there is no visa sponsorship available for this role. No sub-contractors will be considered.

Role: Our customer is actively seeking a Cisco Architect for a 6+ month located in Austin TX that has the potential of going much longer. A CCIE is required! Candidate will participate in diverse and challenging engagements at client sites. The job responsibilities will vary based on the project scope and deliverables. Consulting provides a unique opportunity for technical professionals to be exposed to very dynamic and diverse environments. Successful consultants are able to adapt quickly to changing technical and professional environments.

GENERAL JOB REQUIREMENTS: Minimum 8-10 years of experience working with Cisco technologies and Data Center Networks Design, Set up and/or operations Consulting experience or equivalent experience is required Ability to execute in a methodical manner to gather, document, and present specific customer requirements as well as articulate technical solutions Exceptional documentation skills that can clearly articulate technical designs, issues and constraints, procedures, and network assessments Strong analytical and problem determination/resolution skills Excellent presentation and communication skills regarding technical and non-technical concepts Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish professional working relationships with varying levels of both business and technical personnel Self-directed to complete tasks in both a professional and timely manner with minimal supervision A demonstrated history of delivering exceptional customer service Travel for support client engagements within the Western Region is required and could be around 20% Candidates must be willing to be on call (in rotation with other team members) including night and weekends to support customer environments after hours. Night and weekend work will occur

Must be able to pass a drug and criminal background check
Solid understanding of network design and implementation in enterprise and ecommerce environments
Comprehension of networking concepts including network design principles, data flow determination, routing, switching, VLANs, IP addressing, spanning-tree, etc.
Solid understanding of network utility services including TFTP, FTP, DNS, DHCP, NTP, SMTP, SYSLOG, etc.
Familiarity with network scanning/analysis procedures and toolsets for network readiness assessments
Understanding of advanced networking technologies and solutions including IPV6, MPLS, BGP, EIGRP, HSRP, OSPF, multicast, policy-based routing, ether-channel, QoS, traffic-shaping, load balancing, VPN tunnels, WAN Optimization, etc.
Understanding of advanced data center networking technologies and solutions including Nexus 7000 and 5000 series data center switches, catalyst 6500 series switches, ACE and Firewall Services Modules, , ASR WAN routers, GSS, MDS Storage integration, collocation facility integration, DR integration, etc.
Demonstrated performance in a large-scale enterprise technical work environment with minimum of 8 - 10 years of direct industry experience as described above
Experience with enterprise class network management/monitoring systems is a plus (Cisco Prime Infrastructure, Solarwinds, Opsware, SMARTs, HP Openview, CA eHealth, etc.)
Experience with performance management tools and services (OpNet, Compuware, NETMRI, WAAS, WCCP, NetMRI, etc.) is a plus
Experience working in an operations environment
A Bachelors or Masters degree in a technical discipline is preferred accompanied with designated certifications.
FULL CCIE Certification is REQUIRED


CJ deCillia
IT Recruiter
SmartSource Technical Staffing Solutions, Inc.
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Job Snapshot

Base Pay $70.00 - $110.00 /Hour
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 11513-1
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Cisco Architect

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