Insight - Sr. Cisco Consultant - Permanent Opportunity - Austin

Insight - Austin, TX

Posted 839 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Information Technology
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Computer Networking
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Job description

Insight is actively seeking exceptional individuals with experience in advanced technologies. As a Cisco Sr. Consultant, you will participate in diverse and challenging engagements at client sites. The job responsibilities will vary based on the project scope and deliverables. Consulting provides a unique opportunity for technical professionals to be exposed to very dynamic and diverse environments. Successful consultants are able to adapt quickly to changing technical and professional environments. Insight is looking for talented individuals who are passionate about emerging technologies and excited about the opportunity to work for industry-leading organizations!

• 5-8 years previous consulting experience is required
• Ability to execute in a methodical manner to gather, document, and present specific customer requirements as well as articulate technical solutions
• Exceptional documentation skills that can clearly articulate technical designs, issues and constraints, procedures, and network assessments
• Strong analytical and problem determination/resolution skills
• Excellent presentation and communication skills regarding technical and non-technical concepts
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish professional working relationships with varying levels of both business and technical personnel
• Self-directed to complete tasks in both a professional and timely manner with minimal supervision
• A demonstrated history of delivering exceptional customer service
• Travel for support client engagements within the Western Region is required and could be around 30%

Desired Skills and Experience

• Solid understanding of network design and implementation in enterprise and ecommerce environments
• Comprehension of networking concepts including network design principles, data flow determination, routing, switching, VLANs, IP addressing, spanning-tree, etc.
• Solid understanding of network utility services including TFTP, FTP, DNS, DHCP, NTP, SMTP, SYSLOG, etc.
• Experience with WAN/LAN deployments
• Experience with Wireless deployments, including WCS, WLC, and site surveys.
• Familiarity with network scanning/analysis procedures and toolsets for network readiness assessments
• Understanding of advanced networking technologies and solutions including IPV6, MPLS, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, multicast, policy-based routing, ether-channel, QoS, traffic-shaping, load balancing, WAN Optimization, etc.
• Understanding of advanced data center networking technologies and solutions including ACE, GSS, MDS Storage integration, collocation facility integration, DR integration, etc.
• Demonstrated performance in a large-scale enterprise technical work environment or a minimum of 5-8 years direct industry experience as described above
• Experience with enterprise class network management/monitoring systems is a plus (CiscoWorks, Opsware, SMARTs, HP Openview, Concord eHealth, etc.)
• Experience with performance management tools and services (OpNet, Compuware, NETMRI, WAAS, WCCP, NetMRI, etc.) is a plus
• Experience configuring and deploying Cisco Firewalls is a plus
• Understanding or virtualization is a plus
• Understanding of Microsoft Exchange deployments is a plus
• Experience with VoIP deployments or management is a plus
• A Bachelors or Masters degree in a technical discipline is preferred accompanied with designated certifications. Candidates should have a desire to gain technical skills through advanced certifications (MCSE/CCNP/CCIE) or other similar achievements.
• CCNP, CCVP, CCNP Wireless,
• Cisco certifications or/equivalent experience is required

Insight is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), MFDV

About this company

Insight FAQs: Insight Enterprises, Inc. is a leading technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions to business and government clients in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Insight is focused on helping organizations move technology goals forward in the areas of Cloud, Virtualization, Data Center, Unified Communication/Collaboration, Network/Security, Data Protection, Mobility/POS and Office Productivity. The company has approximately 5,100 teammates worldwide and generated sales of $4.8 billion for its most recent fiscal year, which ended December 31, 2010. IT Solutions: Insight's unique model combines an array of advanced services and expert technical resources with a far-reaching supply chain to provide you the level of solution support you need – whenever you need it. Our technology practices bring deep technical skills in vital solution areas to help you implement strategic technologies. Our Lifecycle and Management Services give you new ways to balance changing IT priorities and limited resources. IT for the Public Sector: Insight is proud to offer our entire line of hardware, software and services to state/local government agencies, school districts (K-12) and higher education institutions nationwide under our U.S. Communities contract for Technology Products, Services and Solutions. For more information, please call 1.800.INSIGHT (1.800.467.4448) in the United States or visit

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