Cisco Meraki

Escalations Engineer

3+ months agoChicago, IL / Remote

Why you'll love Cisco Meraki

We change the World, we are passionate about our employer and the brand we represent. Everything is converging on the Internet, making networked connections more meaningful than ever before in our lives. Our employees' groundbreaking ideas impact everything. Here, that means we take creative ideas from the drawing board to dynamic solutions that have real world impact. You'll be part of a team that cares about its customers, enjoys having fun, and you'll take part in changing the lives of those in our local communities. Come prepared to be encouraged and inspired.

What you'll do

  • You will be a part of a Technical Service team of extraordinary technical engineers who are excited to grow into the "Support of last resort" for systemic technical issues experienced by our highest-value customers that cannot be resolved through the normal Support process.
  • Your average work week might consist of working on assigned critical issues, monitoring/responding to Escalation calls/threads, and coding/automating test plans associated with critical issues.
  • You might also have 20% travel

Who you'll work with

We are an organization that provides the highest level of technical support for all Cisco Meraki products to Cisco customers, partners, account teams and other support engineers. As a valued member of this team, you are empowered to work across departments and mobilize resources when vital.

Who you are

You dedicate 70% of your time to operational responsibilities

  • You build, execute and analyze technical test plans to acquire data needed to validate mission-critical networks
  • You model RF, network, and application performance using industry-standard tools.
  • You learn swiftly to navigate difficult political conversations, and strategically take charge of complex situations
  • You read, weigh-in, and potentially scope defects

You dedicate 20% of your time to professional development

  • You focus on certifications and learn programming languages
  • You attend industry meetups, webinars, and conferences
  • You know the latest on networking standard methodologies and competitor solutions
  • Explore new tools and investigate advancements in the field of computer networking

You dedicate 10% of your time to expert-level documentation

  • You use knowledge gained from operational work to provide in-depth documentation
  • You present interesting escalations/projects to Support and other Meraki business units to share insights

Desired Skills

  • You are actively enrolled in or have completed an associate-level networking certification (CWNA, CCNA, etc)
  • You have experience completing a programming/automation project
  • You are proficient in customer service and stakeholder management
  • You have exposure handling critical issues
  • You have recorded documentation efforts
  • You have validated troubleshooting skills within wireless, cellular networking, routing, switching, network security technologies (security appliances, firewalls, VPN, IDS/IPS), or large scale closed-circuit video deployments

 

Cisco requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated or have an approved religious or medical accommodation. Candidates accepting an offer must provide proof of vaccination status on their first day. If someone anticipates requesting an accommodation for this requirement, they must receive approval before the start date. Candidates receiving an offer will receive additional information about the accommodation process at the time of the offer. All offers of employment are contingent upon complying with Cisco's vaccination policy.

At Cisco Meraki, we’re challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, encourage innovation, and release the full potential of our people. We’re building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

Job ID: 1870501