Cisco Network Consulting Engineer

Job#: 2023530

Job Description:

Please submit resume to Robert Clausen. [email protected]
Cisco Networking Consultant 

Location: Dallas, TX 

Duration: 12+ month contract-to-hire 

Certifications: CCNP R/S, CCNA are required 

Our customer, one of the Nations leading Telecommunication and services companies is looking for a Cisco Network Consultant to support an ongoing managed support project for one of their clients. 

In this role you will join a team of engineers providing day-2 support to their clients Cisco Network Systems and serving as an advisor to their IT support teams and users.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience working in a consultative environment and have expert level experience/understanding of Cisco Networking and end-to-end network knowledge.  

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshooting & trouble isolation of Network and Hardware issues within a complex core Cisco enterprise networking environment. 
  • Configuration and Implementation support of new or existing customer equipment to their data network and integration to other services. 
  • Working with Project Lead and engineering team, cross-functional team members, Account Executives (Sales) and customer stake-holders and users. 
  • Identifying, responding, and resolving customer escalations and requests. 
  • Experience with Cisco iOS and various routing and access layer models. 
  • Effective at merging customer SOP requirements to be in line with network abilities and procedures. 
  • Understanding and adapting to customers change management policies and procedures. 
  • Experience developing post cut process and procedures 
  • Ability to leverage Network diagrams, leverage network devices, learning/understanding how routing takes place in order to bench mark the appropriate way to troubleshoot. 
  • Extensive understanding of Networking Protocols, ability to access control desks, knowledge of IP, DHCP, and broadcasting addresses. 
  • VMware experience - ability to understand how VMware interacts and impacts the Network. 
  • Understand how a voice and data integrated system communicates with hardware. 
  • Security/Firewall experience and understanding how to secure a network from a route/switch perspective. 
  • Cisco ICE experience = plus 
  • Microsoft Networking and ability o trouble shoot PC or Server problems as it relates to accessing the Network. 
  • Must be comfortable returning to customers onsite location, once it is deemed safe by state and local authorities and under proper conditions. 


  • Cisco CCNP (R/S) and CCNA - required 
  • CCIE or working towards - plus 
  • Bachelor Degree (Engineer, Computer Science, or Math) or relevant & relatable work experience. 
  • 5+ years experience working with Cisco Data Networks 
  • 3+ years customer facing consulting experience


Other Requirements:

  • Must be comfortable working overnight hours, when required. 
  • Must be comfortable joining a 3-week rotating on-call team. Every three weeks you will be on-call for 1 week. Lap-top will be provided, must use personal cell phone. 

Please submit resume to Robert Clausen. [email protected]









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Dallas, TX, US

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Date Posted:
April 4, 2024