Customer Support Engineer

Date posted 13.10.2016

Ref number 354227

Job Details
Location Saudi Arabia - Riyadh
Number of Vacancies 1
Career Level Mid Level
Minimum Experience 5 - 7 years
Minimum Education Level Bachelors Degree
English Level Advanced
Special Requirements
Minimum Qualifications
• CCIE required
• Requires BS/BA degree or 8 + years of experience in networking/ telecommunications industry.
• You have at least 3 years' experience troubleshooting Routing & Switching across Cisco platforms.
• Excellent Executive presentation, communication/interpersonal engagement skills.
• Fluent English language skills.

Desired Skills
• ASR9K, CRS, Nexus, Datac Center experience is highly desired
• Strong documentation skills--to be utilized for case management, to gather knowledge, and defect management and training.
• Very strong analytical skills--will be utilized often in this position.
• Ability to drive recreates remotely. Many issues result in the engineer needing to perform a recreate of the customer problem in order to isolate the issue and resolve.
• Tried crisis management skills, and the ability to excel under pressure.
• Demonstrated excellence in customer-interaction, written and verbal communication, assertive leadership.
• Ability to read sniffer traces
• Cisco Security product experience
What You'll Do
In this role as a High Touch Engineer, you will foster strong working partnerships with members of the Cisco Services Delivery team, key customer partners, Cisco Account/Sales team and the broader services organization, and act as the primary technical support person for incident management of critical issues at the network level.

Who You'll Work With
As a Customer Support Engineer with a focus on Route/Switch, you are the liaison between the customer and Cisco technical support. You will track everyone and everything that touches the service process, driving improvements and ensuring excellence at every phase. With significant exposure both internally and externally, you will have the opportunity to make a difference in this stimulating role.

Who You Are
• You will build a client advocate reputation, and build relationships with the client's operational and engineering key partners as well as Cisco's engineering departments.
• Provide problem resolution of critical incidents focusing primarily on Severity 1 and Severity 2 cases and other severity level cases that Cisco & the client deem critical.
• Your responsibilities will include leading technical weekly case reviews with your region's client support and engineering teams.
• Lead case resolution with emphasis on high severity by coordinating right technical resources.
• Provide technical/operational input to regular reviews on activities and deliverables provided, as well as observed technical symptom trends, remediation, and other related topics.
• You will lead root cause analysis determination on technical issues within the network infrastructure and build action plans.
• You provide quick-turnaround Software referrals to address Client-identified critical issues, taking into consideration the specific relevant hardware platform, configuration, and currently implemented hardware/software features.
• Identify and lead focused technical client training in partnership with the extended Cisco team.
Salary and Allowance
Salary Negotiable
Employment Visa Provided
Transportation Negotiable
Housing Negotiable
Medical Insurance Negotiable
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Company Size Over 200 Employees

On GULF Market Over 10 Years

Company Type Direct Employer

Customer Support Engineer



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