Cisco Network Security Engineer/Architect - PNW - (Seattle, Portland,
Posted on Oct 22, 2019 by WSI Nationwide
Cisco Network Security Engineer/Architect - Pacific North West (Spokane or Seattle, Washington, Portland, Oregon)
-Benefits of employment
-50% Work from home flexibility
-Compensation - Generous base salary with annual bonus
-Career development opportunity
Certifications Ideally CCIE and or CCNP, however will consider candidates without certifications but must have Cisco ASA Firewalls with Firepower, Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) and Cisco AMP experience.
Location Ideally in the greater Spokane or Seattle, Washington or Portland Oregon markets however will consider candidates anywhere in Washingon, Oregon, Idaho and Montana.
Office Time: 20-30% time in office and a similar amount in front of customers and the rest will be remote. If you live far from an office then office time could be less.
As the Network and Security Technical Engineer/Architect you will design, deploy, and support Cisco-based advanced network and security solutions for complex commercial customers. You will work collaboratively with Sales, Professional Services, and Operations to ensure seamless transition of needs based solution design through to project delivery. You will be instrumental in ensuring customer satisfaction of security project services and identifying future customer opportunities aligned to their technology and business goals. This position offers a healthy mix of PreSales, Architecture, and Project Delivery with an emphasis on technical delivery.
-Design, implement, and support infrastructure solutions focused on; on-premises, co-location data center, managed service, BaaS, DaaS, PaaS, IaaS, and hybrid implementations.
-Develop design and documentation as well as customer guides and support documentation for handoff from project engineering to ongoing support.
-Work with project stakeholders including clients, account managers, project managers, engineers, and architects to ensure successful project outcomes including; customer satisfaction, on-time delivery, and technical accuracy to design and best-practice standards.
-Collaborate with engineering and technology service teams to plan, design and test enterprise disaster recovery solutions.
-Monitor performance and capacity of cloud and on-premises client environments to proactively avoid issues and approach continuous improvement.
-Evaluate current operation processes and documentation, identify areas for improvement, make recommendations and implement approved enhancements.
-Work with team members to automate engineering tasks, streamline processes and perform standard administration functions as needed.
-Manage incidents in accordance with internal policies and procedures and lead incident post mortem discussions and propose long term solutions.
-Utilize change management best practices to execute and manage changes to systems and system deployments to production environments.
-Test and implementing new software releases and system upgrades, while minimizing risk for unplanned outages.
-Collaborate with Architects and other IT area engineering teams to determine capacity, performance, and communication bandwidth requirements for existing and new services in both on-premises and cloud hosted configurations.
-Communicate with customers, vendors, partners and business managers across various levels of the organization. Mentor less experienced team members and serve as point of senior technical escalation for engineering and managed services teams.
-Participate in on-call support rotation.
-Cisco Catalyst Switching
-Cisco Nexus Switching
-Cisco Unified Access Topology
-Cisco Prime Network Management
-Cisco ASA Firewalls
-Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
Please e-mail a resume with contact information to Jay J (see below).
When resumes are received, the candidate is contacted if there is a match, the situation is thoroughly described and the candidate tells us how they would like us to proceed. No information leaves our office without prior approval.
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