Senior Consulting Engineer - Cisco Network
CDW - Atlanta, GA

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Job Description
CDW’s vision is to be the best national provider of Advanced Technology Solutions. We’ll achieve this reputation by continuing to delight our customers and being the employer of choice for Advanced Technology Solutions. Senior Consulting Engineers at CDW are smart, hard-working Engineers who enjoy teaming with other best and brightest Engineers on highly visible, technically challenging projects and offerings. We’re looking for high-caliber, well-rounded professionals who are passionate about emerging technology, projects and consulting.

Key Areas of Responsibility
  • Perform client consulting in the area of network engineering (hardware and software) using routers, switches, network security devices, protocol analyzers, TCP/IP, VPN, Frame Relay, and MPLS
  • Design, plan, and implement LANs and WANs using the latest technology
  • Identify and troubleshoot hardware and software technical problems related to LANs/WANs
  • Conduct throughput analysis, problem solving, and infrastructure planning
  • Participate in various client projects intended to continually improve/upgrade network infrastructures
  • Follow life-cycle oriented processes and procedures
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, upgrade, and provide solutions to complex hardware/software problems
  • Assist in the management of projects using CDW's project management methodology
  • Regularly interface with technical and business staff of customers, including the project sponsor and stakeholders of projects in more complex engagements
  • Serve as technical point of contact on customer engagements
  • Create and execute test plans to meet project requirements for assigned components
  • Identify and communicate potential opportunities for cross-selling to the sales team
  • Manage time and expense to meet or exceed expectations defined in the Statement of Work
  • Provide high quality content deliverables using the appropriate document templates
  • Ensure solution is implemented as designed to the customer’s satisfaction and approval
  • Work with Professional Services Managers, ATAE's, Project Managers and customers to manage expectations and timelines to ensure expectations and commitments are being met
  • Conducts/leads design workshops for complex designs to meet customer, business and technical objectives
  • Proactively develops plans and activities to avoid problems
  • Educates the customer on solution as appropriate throughout the life of the project or service life
Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree in business, computer science, a related technical degree or equivalent
  • Five years’ experience delivering complex technical solutions including planning, development, implementation and support
Other Required Qualifications
  • Minimum of two years consulting experience
  • Minimum of one year experience in programming or analytical work
  • Experience with troubleshooting Cisco router, switch and/or virtual network configurations
  • Ability to work weekends and/or off hours as necessary to meet clients' needs
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients and end users
  • Physically able to lift up to 50 pounds of equipment.
  • Attention to detail on inventory and logistics is important
Preferred Qualifications
  • Cisco UCS/Nexus experience is a plus
  • CCIE certification preferred

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