Friday, December 2, 2011

AS Program Manager Vacancy | Cisco Careers



Requisition #: R903824
Location: UNITED STATES.TEXAS.DALLAS
Job Title: AS Program Manager
Region: AMERICAS
Area of Interest: Cisco Services (Formerly Customer Advocacy)
Level of Experience: Experienced - Non Manager
Flexible Work Option: Yes

Job Description: Cisco seeks an Advanced Services Program Manager. In this role, you will be focusing on ensuring the success of customer deployments, managing the planning and execution of optimization efforts, and coordinating the interaction of internal, partner and customer resources toward the completion of key services projects. This position requires a strong knowledge of Cisco technologies and solutions, as well as an ability to effectively manage projects, timelines, budgets and resources. The ideal candidate has extensive industry experience and is comfortable working in a cross-functional team environment that is global in reach.

Responsibilities:
- Manages multiple deployment project's including the creation of project plans, with financial, resource and material requirements.
- Participates in the preparation of proposals and agreements.
- Assists customer in the assessment, planning and management of related network projects.
- Manages project staff including project engineers, vendors, partners or subcontractors.
- Manages projects from start to completion including the resolution of project issues.
- Interacts with customer and internal decision-makers with similar technical skills.
- Communicates with the customer, Project Mgrs and/or Engineers, Account Mgrs, GSM team or subcontractors regarding project/engagement status.
- Accountable for the successful implementation of multiple projects, including the delivery of the total business solution on time, within budget and to the customer's satisfaction.
- Typically manages projects that create product absorption of $2 million or higher.
- Works independently.

Requirements:
- Typically requires BS/BA degree or equivalent plus 6-8 years related experience in networking/telecommunications industry plus 1-3 years Project Management experience in the implementation and deployment of networks.
- Working knowledge of system integration and network architectures.
- Ability to identify system requirements and recommend methods, processes and tools required for optimal deployment.

- Basic knowledge of routing, routing protocols, intranet and internet end-to-end solutions for one or more of the following technologies: Campus LAN, WAN, remote access, IBM networking, multi-service networks, security, ATM/packet switched networks and Operation Support Systems (OSS), Unified Communication, Wireless, and Security.

- Proven ability to balance multiple tasks.
- Strong communication and presentation skills.
- Familiarity with partner services delivery model.
- Ability to work independently in remote customer sites.
- PMP Certification (or equivalent) strongly preferred.

****
For More Information about Cisco jobs and apply online visit : Cisco Careers or Cisco Website
*****

Advanced Services Project Manager Vacancy | Cisco Careers



Requisition #: R902697
Location: UNITED STATES.NORTH CAROLINA.RESEARCH TRIANGLE PAR
Job Title: Advanced Services Project Manager
Region: AMERICAS
Area of Interest: Cisco Services (Formerly Customer Advocacy)
Level of Experience: Experienced - Non Manager
Flexible Work Option: Yes

Job Description: The Cisco Advanced Services team seeks an AS Project Manager. This position has a heavy metric reporting component, managing the Delivery SLA’s, Service Request management and process engineering. In this role, you will be focusing on ensuring the success of reactive, break-fix projects, managing the planning and execution of optimization efforts, and coordinating the interaction of internal, partner and customer resources toward the completion of key services projects.

This position requires a strong knowledge of Cisco technologies and solutions, as well as an ability to effectively manage projects, timelines, budgets and resources. The ideal candidate has extensive experience dealing with large financial institutions and is comfortable working in a cross-functional team environment that is global in reach. This candidate will have extensive customer relationship management experience. This is a great chance to advance your knowledge, develop both technical and management skills, and open up a variety of career advancement opportunities as part of a leading innovator in today's networking technology industry.

Manages large/complex customer facing projects or multiple projects. Creation of a project schedule and plan with financial, resource and material requirements. Manages the project from start to completion, including the resolution of escalated project issues. Presents service business value to customers for new or existing business. Influences the customer in the assessment, planning and management of related network projects. May manage internal projects/programs within Cisco. May Program Manage ongoing optimization service to deployed customer networks. Acts as a mentor to other Project Managers. Works with the Program Management Community to further develop the PM/PGM role, processes and operations.

Typically requires BS/BA degree or equivalent plus 6+ years related experience in networking/telecommunications industry OR min 4-5 years managing LAN and/or WAN network implementation and support PLUS 4-5 years in a Clearly defined Senior Project Management role. Six Sigma Black belt and ITIL preferred.

Project/Program Management experience in the deployment of leading edge technologies in a highly complex commercial environment. Has basic knowledge of routing, routing protocols, switching, internet and general network architecture has demonstrated clear leadership skills and experience working with large project teams and strategic account teams. Has a good knowledge of the sales process including risk assessment and scoping. Has demonstrated a good understanding of the legal issues with contracts as well as experience in developing Statements of Work. Has demonstrated advanced negotiation and presentation skills. Understands the organization, its aims and processes.

Requirements:
Typically requires BS, CS, or University degree equivalent plus 8-10 years relevant project management experience in network engineering or telecommunications support environment. Advanced degree strongly preferred.

- Must possess strong account management skills.
- Minimum 3 years of experience in high-level support.
- Large-scale project skills.
- In-depth knowledge of project management, resource scheduling and strong multi-tasking.
- 3+ yrs experience supporting large-scale enterprise customers is required.
- 3+ yrs external customer facing experience required.

Six Sigma and ITIL are strongly preferred.

****
For More Information about Cisco jobs and apply online visit : Cisco Careers or Cisco Website
*****

Network Consulting Engineer Vacancy | Cisco Careers



Requisition #: R898709
Location: UNITED STATES.NORTH CAROLINA.RESEARCH TRIANGLE PAR
Job Title: Network Consulting Engineer- Unified Communications
Region: AMERICAS
Area of Interest: Cisco Services (Formerly Customer Advocacy)
Level of Experience: Experienced - Non Manager
Flexible Work Option: Yes

Job Description: The Unified Communications Network Consulting Engineer will work closely with the sales team, the AS delivery team, Business Units and the Solutions Engineering group in delivery of UC solution designs, test plans and operations guides. This NCE will have to be a team player who actively mentors and learns from peers. This NCE will also be expected to develop and cultivate customer relationships in a deeply complex political climate.

Candidates must be familiar with the following




Cisco Unity, CUE and Unity Connection

Voice Gateways/Gatekeeper

Video

Voicemail Networking

VoIP protocols such as SIP, MGCP, SCCP, H.323, RTP/SRTP

Cisco Emergency Responder (CER)

IP internetworking

Voice critical network functions and features (QoS, SRST, VGs, etc)


Qualifications:

Minimum of 5 - 7 years experience required in Voice and Voice-related disciplines in design and implementation services.

Experience with large, muli-cluster Cisco UC environments

Must have hands on experience with the configuration and support of Cisco UC environments

Minimum Cisco CCVP, prefer CCIE Voice

Networking knowledge (i.e. routers and switches) and an expert level understanding of Cisco UCM.

A strong understanding of dial plan schemes, trunking, transmissions and reporting of trunking and capacity metrics are a must.

Extensive knowledge in VoIP transport such as, H.323, SIP, Inter Cluster Trunking, Call Admission and Control mechanisms, centralization of call processing and Trunking services and network policy enforcement (i.e. QoS).

Experience in configuring Cisco IOS based media gateway devices for ISDN PRI connections, as well as an understanding of advanced IP to IP gateway functionality.

The ability to assemble professional documents based on existing templates, ability to provide accurate job descriptions with needed hours for completion. Must understand project delivery lifecycle management, the concept of a Detailed Design, Test and Certification methodologies, Back-Out and Validation plans and procedures.

Familiarity with next generation technologies such as Unified Communications, Session Boarder Controller (SBC), Session Management, IMS concepts etc. is a must.

****
For More Information about Cisco jobs and apply online visit : Cisco Careers or Cisco Website
*****

Technical Leader Software Engineering Vacancy | Cisco Careers



Requisition #: R899063
Location: UNITED STATES.CALIFORNIA.SAN JOSE
Job Title: Technical Leader Software Engineering
Region: AMERICAS
Area of Interest: Engineering - Software
Level of Experience: Experienced - Non Manager
Flexible Work Option: No
Job Description: Technical Leader Software Engineering
-----------------------------------
This is an excellent opportunity for a software engineer to take ownership and deliver leading edge software in a core networking product. The engineer will design and implement high performance software for core switch/routers with the objective of making orders of magnitude improvements in performance.

The candidate should be self driven and have the ability and willingness to carry a project to completion. This includes requirements gathering, design, coding, testing, project management and documentation.

Skills Required:
================
o Expertise in C and C++ and one ore more scripting languages (Perl, Python, shell).
o Excellent familiarity with a Unix development environment: system setup, gdb, make/gmake, cscope, ctags, gcc, prof/gprof etc.
o Knowledge of testing, profiling and optimization of large scale system software
o Experience with sorting and searching algorithms, advanced data structures and operations research.

Additional Experience:
================
o Solid understanding of networking fundamentals: TCP/IP, multicast, MPLS, IPv6.
o Familiarity with FIBs, ACLs, Netflow, forwarding basics, TCAM3/TCAM4
o Driver development experience in a Linux environment desirable.
o Experience working with IOS, Cat4K, Cat6K, NXOS, and N7K development.
o Solid understanding of advanced algorithms and data structures such as hashing, tries, Poisson distribution, Shannon entropy, NP-completeness.

Education:
==========
o B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science with 7+ years experience


****
For More Information about Cisco jobs and apply online visit : Cisco Careers or Cisco Website
*****

Video Applications Developer Vacancy | Cisco Careers



Requisition #: R899684
Location: UNITED STATES.CALIFORNIA.SAN JOSE
Job Title: Video Applications Developer
Region: AMERICAS
Area of Interest: Engineering - Software
Level of Experience: Experienced - Non Manager
Flexible Work Option: Yes

Job Description: Video Applications Developer

The IP Video Systems (IPVS) team is leading the development of products within the Cisco Videoscape solution, with the target of creating a unified video delivery model, where video content can be consumed at any time, and on multiple screens - TV, PC, and mobile devices, where users can effortlessly shift between the different devices.

We are looking for highly motivated software engineers to work in the area of application development within the Videoscape architecture. This team is responsible for developing innovative applications and services which utilize the Videoscape infrastructure. You will be able to interact across the various Videoscape components to create applications providing next generation services such as Network DVR, Linear and VOD streaming to STB and handheld devices, navigation and discovery of content, etc. Candidate should have practical experience with Web Service technologies, including SOAP, JSON, HTTP, XML, HTML5, etc.


Responsibilities include:
1. Working with various teams within the BU as well as cross BU collaboration to drive the adoption of the new technology areas.

2. Identify, architect, design, develop and drive innovative features for our industry leading content distribution and delivery products.

3. Lead the development effort and work closely with other team members in both local and remote office locations

4. Productize the ideas and solutions through the design, implementation, testing, and documentation phases. Contribute to small subsystem architecture design. Write complete functional and design specs. Develop multiple modules of code. Write major portions of unit and integration test plan. Perform complex subsystem level unit and integration tests. Identify and resolve problems found during internal verification testing at customer sites.

5. Follow relevant technology trends, standards, and industry direction.

Requirements:
1. 5+ years experience of hands on development on Unix/Linux.
2. Expert programming skills in C/C++ or Java.
3. Knowledge of protocols such as RTP, RTSP, and MPEG is a plus

****
For More Information about Cisco jobs and apply online visit : Cisco Careers or Cisco Website
*****

Data Center/Nexus Network Consulting Engineer Vacancy | Cisco Careers



Requisition #: R901676
Location: UNITED STATES.TEXAS.DALLAS
Job Title: Data Center/Nexus Network Consulting Engineer
Region: AMERICAS
Area of Interest: Cisco Services (Formerly Customer Advocacy)
Level of Experience: Experienced - Non Manager
Flexible Work Option: No

Job Description: Cisco seeks a Network Consulting Engineer to help customers maximize network availability and functionality to achieve their business goals. The NCE delivers the technologies, solutions and services customers need to expertly manage their networks. In this role, you will be "Cisco's face to the customer," working in a fast-paced, high-impact environment as a visible contributor delivering on our commtments.

The ideal candidate is a creative problem solver, comfortable with challenging the status quo and rapidly responding to escalated issues. With a seasoned mix of broad networking knowledge and specific area expertise, as well as excellent Customer Relationship Management (CRM) skills, you're well positioned to become a trusted advisor capable of building solid, long-term relationships with customers.

The ideal candidate will have deep technical expertise with design of datacenter server/applications, network and storage architecture, industry wide understanding of datacenter infrastructure applications (operating systems, databases, replication/disaster recovery, and data protection, expertise with server operating systems, databases, business applications, storage infrastructure, and application integration with respect to infrastructure. In addition, experience with developing business case and ROI, IT people/process consulting knowledge and experience, understanding of datacenter physical requirements like power, cooling, cabling etc., operations experience and working knowledge in implementing management and monitoring infrastructure for the datacenter.

Strong consulting skills are a requirement for this position as customer presentations of services and solutions will needed to be delivered on a daily basis. Knowledge and experience on holistic data center virtualization (spanning compute, storage, security and networking services like server load balancing etc) is highly desirable. Additionally in-depth technical and work related experience in one or more of these key technology areas:

- OSI Layer 2 and 3 switching /routing(OSPF, EIGRP,ISIS, BGP )
- Content Switching (OSI Layer 4-7 Switching, Load balancers)
- Servers and Application understanding
- Caching and Content Delivery
- Security and Firewall technologies
- Campus and Datacenter Technologies

Typically requires BS, CS, or University degree equivalent plus 6-8 years experience in network engineering or telecommunications support environment. Advanced degree strongly preferred.CCIE strongly preferred.

Expert level knowledge in TWO of the following and strong knowledge in all other areas of: IP internetworking, IBM internetworking, LAN Switching, ATM Voice technologies, IP Telephony, SAN, CDN, Optical, Wireless, IPCC. WAN protocols (Frame Relay, ISDN). IP Routing protocols (IGRP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP).

Senior QA Engineer Vacancy | Cisco Careers



Requisition #: R902874
Location: UNITED STATES.CALIFORNIA.SAN JOSE
Job Title: Senior QA Engineer (DevTest)
Region: AMERICAS
Area of Interest: Engineering - Software
Level of Experience: Experienced - Non Manager
Flexible Work Option: No

Job Description: Cisco's Emerging Technologies Group (ETG) focuses on creating solutions in new and adjacent technology markets and is looking for high energy, high impact individuals who want to help shape Cisco's future by building our next $1B business.

The Media eXperience and Analytics Business Unit (MXABU), is developing a product that will dramatically increase Video Search, Collaboration and Information sharing across an enterprise. Combining Cisco's presence in the network with its collaboration tools, MXABU is in a unique position to offer a differentiated and compelling solution for our enterprise customers.

Job Description:
As a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer in MXABU within Cisco Emerging Technology Group (ETG), you will be responsible for performing a variety of QA Engineering tasks including;

- Video streaming, recording, transcoding and Search optimization product testing
- Video and Audio quality testing, system performance & Stress testing, Chassis based platform or appliance testing
- Caching optimizations, content delivery, network protocols
- Build complex test infrastructure for our wide array of distributed computing systems and architecture that span Search for People, Video and Documents.
- Working on the Video content generation, analysis and streaming technologies while also training and mentoring other team members.
- Running automated scripts using ATS, eARMS, QTP, Selenium, TCL and other scripting platform/languages

Your responsibilities may also include aspects of task management, release engineering, task delegation, team coordination, and production monitoring, supporting customers.

Detailed description:
* Create and drive the Quality engineering teams vision for tools and processes that optimize time
to market while focusing on operational efficiencies without sacrificing high quality.
* Performing root cause analysis to identify problems in design and/or implementation
* Ability to define and manage QA projects
* Ability to work cross functionally with all levels of the organization to drive beneficial change.
* Be a part of a new, highly energetic, fun and visible team responsible for the next generation of products
* Work closely with software developers, product managers and program managers to
understand the product architecture and work on identifying, designing or enhancing existing test
frameworks to support back-end test development and unit tests.
* Participate in requirements and design reviews of new functionality.
* Develop and maintain automated front end/back-end test cases, identify test strategies, and automate test cases in a suite of tools that include Selenium/TestNG
* Work closely with developers and system architects.
* Strong work ethic and being self-motivated, driven and having ability to continuously looking for ways to work more efficiently by way of
process improvement or automation is key.
* Must be able to communicate your ideas for consideration and proposal.

Technical Marketing Engineer Vacancy | Cisco Careers



Requisition #: R910707
Location: UNITED STATES.CALIFORNIA.SAN JOSE
Job Title: Technical Marketing Engineer
Region: AMERICAS
Area of Interest: Marketing
Level of Experience: Experienced - Manager
Flexible Work Option: Yes

Job Description: Mobility at Cisco is on the M.O.V.E. The Service Provider Mobility Team within Cisco is looking for a Technical Marketing Engineer to work on our cross-business unit SP Wi-Fi Whole Offer Solution Technical Marketing efforts.

The SP Wi-Fi opportunity is a $1.6 Billion dollar market over the next 3 years. The SP Wi-Fi Whole Offer Team is focused on delivering every aspect of an SP Wi-Fi solution to carriers, MSOs and MNOs around the globe.

The Technical Marketing Engineer for SP Wi-Fi whole offer will focus on working with the individual business units and the SP Mobile Architect to drive comprehensive technical marketing activites spanning customer trials, POCs, demonstrations, technical requirements, field & customer training and competitive analysis. Since this is a solution effort, cross-organization collaboration skills, deep understanding of Cisco technology and technical marketing organizations and a strong willingness to drive a “start-up” within Cisco is critical. Activities include but are not limited to:
• Customer / field technical training
• Customer POC/Trial/Demonstrations
• Customer TDM presentation on solution
• Industry standards work
• Technical marketing leadership for solution
• Competitive analysis

The job requires a close working relationship with Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Architecture and Product Management teams.

Proven business and technical expertise and extensive product marketing engineering experience.
Demonstrates strategic skills.
Excellent working relationship with press and individual analysts.
Ability to formulate and deliver highly complex presentations internally and externally.

Typically requires BSCS or BSEE or equivalent plus 10+ years related experience.

Success factors:
Communicate and influence effectively
Ability to solve problems
Teamwork and partnerships
Achieve cross-BU influence and relevancy
Time/Project management
Ability to multitask
Champion Improvements Negotiation skills
Ability to think globally
Demonstrate leadership
Plan, react, anticipate and solve problems proactively

****
For More Information about Cisco jobs and apply online visit : Cisco Careers or Cisco Website
*****

Software Test Engineer III Vacancy | Cisco Careers



Requisition #: R911010
Location: UNITED STATES.CALIFORNIA.MILPITAS
Job Title: Software Test Engineer III
Region: AMERICAS
Area of Interest: Engineering - Software
Level of Experience: Experienced - Non Manager
Flexible Work Option: Yes

Job Description: Cisco seeks a Software Test Engineer responsible for the complete testing and release cycle of Cisco hardware and software, including review of product requirements and development and industry specifications, as well as writing, automating and executing test plans. The ideal candidate demonstrates the ability to learn new technologies and related testing techniques quickly to keep up with rapidly evolving industry trends. The role calls for a tenacious and patient engineer with strong multitasking and problem-solving skills, and an ability to promote cooperation among team colleagues.

Participate on a project team of engineers involved in the release and test of Cisco software, that may include any of the following list of responsibilities: Design, develop, execute and document software test cases used to test inter-networking product functionality and interoperability. Write and execute major portions product and system test plans. Debug low complexity problems to identify problem areas. Develop product regression test suites.

Typically requires BSEE/CS plus 2-4+ yrs related experience, or a MSEE/CS combined with 1-2 years of related experience. 3-6+ years related experience. BSEE/ET or equivalent.

Higher proficiency in test tools/ techniques. Thorough knowledge of manufacturing test processes. Familiarity with test strategy - design for test guidelines. Ability to interact cross-functionally. Modifies test tools (hardware/software) as appropriate to meet service requirements. Creates and documents test processes.
In-depth knowledge of one or more of the LAN/WAN and network layer protocols, proficiency with internal interfaces and process interactions.

Full use and application of standard networking theories, concepts, and techniques. Some understanding of test engineering principles. Understand product level architecture. Ability to multitask. Ability to solve problems of moderate scope. Ability to develop test scripts. Works under general supervision. Follows established procedures. Work is reviewed for soundness of technical judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy.

Requires minimum to no supervision. Ability to make most decisions or recommendations with no supervision. Under limited supervision, identifies and resolves moderately complex problems. Project/process focus. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Excellent written and verbal communications, team and people skills. Shares information and communicates clearly to team members. Encourages and accepts personal feedback. Promotes cooperation between team members. Solves a variety of problems of moderate scope.

Finance Analyst - Advanced Services Vacancy | Cisco Careers



Requisition #: R899788
Location: UNITED STATES.GEORGIA.ATLANTA
Job Title: Finance Analyst - Advanced Services
Region: AMERICAS
Area of Interest: Finance
Level of Experience: Experienced - Non Manager
Flexible Work Option: No

Job Description: It's an exciting time to work at Cisco. Every day we connect people to the network and make it come to life. Whether it's using e-learning to educate students far from city centers or downloading the entire Library of Congress in seconds, our networking technology has not only revolutionized the way people do things, but who they are.

People are more informed, more efficient, and more involved. With all forms of communications converging onto the network, Cisco is entering an exciting new era. The concept of the network as the platform for transforming life's experiences is no longer a possibility: It is quickly becoming a reality. And Cisco is leading the experience.

Senior Finance Business Analyst supporting the Americas Service Provider Advanced Services (AS) Business.
- Provides monthly, quarterly, and annual expense management vs. assigned budgets and overall cost reporting. This includes tracking of delivery, partner and shared COGS. Also maintains pro-forma costing per customer account.

- Partners with the delivery and operations teams on financial policies, processes, forecasting and tools. Lead financial support for Oracle projects and roadmap development.

- Works cross-functionally to streamline processes and drive automation to deliver improved business intelligence

- Forecasts, analyzes, prepares and recommends changes to financial and operational information. Integral in creation of budgets/forecasts and driving team toward achieving the desired goals, while ensuring compliance to internal standards.

- Collects and analyzes financial and business information, communicating the information and impact to the organization.

- Maintains and generates accurate accounting records and support/analysis for entries to ledgers.