IOT Network Consulting Engineer

  • Location:
    Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Network
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything, Networking
  • Job Id

IOT & Cities Network Consulting Engineer

What You'll Do

The IoT and Cities Network Consulting Engineer works with large industrial and public sector customers in addition to Community estate planners.  This uncludes utilities; manufacturing; transport; oil/gas and mining; on Cisco’s Internet of Things and Cities portfolio of solutions offerings.

The role requires a dynamic Network Enginner, comfortable operating cross-functionally, utilising your experiences and skills across multiple technological domains. 

You will ideally have a deep understanding of customers that operate industrial based application solutions, such as SCADA. Typically these solutions are presently operated over legacy based communication solutions, such as UHF radio, serial, PDH/SDH in industries such as utilities, transportation, manufacturing, mining, oil/gas.

Supporting the evolution of Cisco’s industrial customers towards an IP enabled infrastructure, requires a disciplined approach to understanding the use cases and business requirements of the customer.  Additionally,be able to translate these into solutions that will operate the Internet of Things.

Who You’ll Work With

As Cisco continues to lead the world smartest cities on their digitisation journey, you will be instrumental in helping our customers plan their ICT architectures and infrastructures, to ensure a scalable platform for providing citizens with innovative digital service offerings.

You will support Cisco’s business development initiatives through activities including, but not limited to, solution cost/effort estimations; RFP responses; pre-sales meetings etc. Additionally, working with a global team of architects, you will be expected to collaborate and contribute to the development of the practice with other IOT architects and engineers located around the world. Participating and contributing to industry forums, research journals, white papers etc will be an ongoing part of the role.

Who You Are

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in dealing with complex environments and will have worked in well known organisations with significant reference projects.

Desired Skills and Attributes:

  • A good understanding of and exposure within IT companies.
  • Possess very good interpersonal skills; be able to listen well; respect diversity of opinions and have an open, clear and succinct communication style. 
  • Effective organizational and time management skills in handling multiple projects, performing a variety of tasks, and meeting required deadlines. 
  • Able to interpret basic multi-disciplinary drawings, basic plan and profile drawings.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Degree educated, preferably with an Engineering or Computer Science (BEng, BSc) undergraduate degree / post graduate qualifications either in Engineering, Computer Science or a business discipline (e.g. MBA) – desirable. 
  • CCIE (R&S, Wireless, Security or SP) or equivalent of 10 years + technical experience in large scale enterprise of service provider networks.
  • Exposure to a wide range of IT Systems and Infrastructure environments. Experience and strong knowledge of enterprise architecture, data modelling, software architectures, network and infrastructure solution architectures.
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Server (AD, DHCP, DNS, RADIUS, PKI
  • Experience in operating with a Unix/Linux environment, with a preference towards RHEL.
  • Very strong design and documentation skills, with the ability to work from a blank sheet of paper.
  • Experience working in consulting or directly for end customers is highly desirable
The role will suit an individual that:

  • Can work to demanding timelines and consistently deliver high standards of work.
  • Self-motivated to find success through continuous education.
  • Demonstrates patience and flexibility in working with customers who are still learning and evolving towards IP network solutions for very complex mission critical systems. 
  • Has an ability to handle multiple concurrent demands and to manage the time allocated to tasks.
  • Works cooperatively and collaboratively with the highest levels of respect towards internal peers, teams, partners and customers.
  • Has a positive attitude to finding resolutions for challenges, either technical, commercial or people based, as they work flexible hours as required to accommodate colleagues and customers around the world in different timezones.
  • Travel as required across APJC theatre dependant largely on customer requirements.  It is estimated that travel will make up approximately 30% of the time in role.  
Why Cisco

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