Consulting Engineer wanted – CISCO – Dubai

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JOB ID
1242750
– Provide Planning, Designing, Implementation, Operation and Optimization services to Cisco Customers around Cisco’s Data Center products and solutions. Participate in the preparation of proposals and Statements of Work. Establish trusted advisor relationship with customer management and teams on Data Center Infrastructure areas and future technology trends
 
– Participates in or leads complex Data Center and Cloud infrastructure (network, storage and compute) design/implementation and migration, performance engineering or problem resolution projects. Solves complex, cross-functional issues that cross many technologies in network, server, storage, O/S, virtualization, consolidation, middleware, security, applications, operations, content switching, caching and/or content delivery networks, and security. Applies good analytic process to help bring any issue to resolution.
 
– Provides technical support for customers during software and hardware upgrades and Proof of Concepts. Delivers migration plans, with a thorough understanding on networked applications and related dependencies. Ensure compliance to delivery methodology operational structure, roles & responsibilities. Participates in weekly status meetings and other ad-hoc interactions with the customer managing specific asks from the customer and managing customer expectations from Cloud Consumption engagements

– Support the PM in resolution of project issues. Track deliverables against the engagement schedule and support the PM track financial, resource and material requirements for the engagements. Ensure smooth closure of engagements using relationship with the customer to guide them to the next step i.e. Sampler service to Assessment Service, Assessment Service to Optimization Service.

– Guide other consultants and engineers, resolving challenges and ensuring customer success

Who You’ll Work With

Let’s change the world together. Work directly with our customers and gain hands on experience and exposure into their networks. Be immersed in a small close knit group of cohorts, to collaborate on a variety of projects that have a real impact. You’ll learn from industry experts. We value your ideas, perspective on how to get things done. Work on network infrastructures. Deliver business solutions and technology solutions from data, security, mobility, and cloud.

Who You Are

Minimum Qualifications:

– Requires BS/BE/BTech degree or equivalent plus related experience in IT industry.

– Broad technical knowledge of the data center and its components: Applications, Storage, Network, Server and projects surrounding their planning, design, implementation, operation, and optimization. Architectural knowledge of virtualization tools and concepts. Architectural knowledge of Three Tiered application environments. Expert familiarity with cloud computing concepts including virtualization, web services API’s, elastic infrastructure, distributed data storage (database, block, object), multi-tenancy, and metered usage patterns.

– Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Python, or Bash. Python experience is strongly preferred. Networking: OSI Layer 2 (Spanning tree, vPC, EtherChannel, VLAN, etc), Layer 3 switching /routing (OSPF, EIGRP, ISIS, BGP, MPLS, IPv4/6), DNS/DHCP WAN/ISP, network virtualization (N1kv, VRF), basics of higher layer protocols: SSL/TLS, HTTP, real-time traffic (voice/video), NFS, database access protocols. Compute technologies: x86, hypervisor (Openstack/KVM), OS (Linux/Windows), workload mobility

– Storage technologies: file (NAS), block (SAN), object storage, transport (FCoE, iSCSI, etc), replication, backup, and performance. Programmatic control of infrastructure elements (data model, API), integration frameworks and technologies (SP-style).

– Cisco’s Data Center Product Line: ACI, Nexus Products (N7K, N5k, N2k, N1kV), Catalyst products (65xx, 49xx switches), and UCS. Content Switching (OSI Layer 4-7 Switching, Cisco, Citrix or F5 Loadbalancers), Caching and Content Delivery. Strong understanding of SaaS and Application Workloads in context of Data Center Architecture design. Network/Infrastructure Security technologies (Firewall, access control, intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, administrative access control) and Compliance (PCI, SOx, HIPAA).

– OSS / BSS, including: Network Management Systems, Service Delivery, Service Fulfillment (including the network inventory, activation and provisioning), Service Assurance, Customer Care

Desired Skills:

– DC CCIE Preferred.

– Passionate, persuasive, charismatic thought leader capable of quickly establishing executive interest in how to architect, deploy and operate the virtualized data center of the future. Understands and can articulate the value and business advantage of data center virtualization techniques and cloud architectures.

– Strong customer-facing sales and architectural skills. Core expertise to include design concepts, IT analysis/analytical thinking, innovation management, enterprise perspective and process knowledge. Analyzes opportunities with a broad, strategic view; integrates business and technology requirements to achieve cross-domain solutions that work across the enterprise; applies methodologies that are appropriate for multiple users / technology platforms. Client-facing skills to include cross-functional influence, external and internal consulting/partnering.

– Excellent understanding of the industry landscape (competitors and partners). High-level, out-of-the-box thinking, analytical reasoning, and creative problem solving skills. Ability to shift from high-level thinking to realistic and pragmatic execution is essential.

– Solid understanding of the end-to-end IT process, including architecture, design & engineering, implementation, and operations; Excellent written and verbal communications skills: ability to communicate technology strategy and architecture approach to engineers, executives, and Cisco customers. Willingness and ability to work with teams, ability to build relationships using an open and respectful communication and collaboration style

– Communication skills to include conflict management, negotiation, presentation/demonstration, and written communication. Cisco best-practice skills to include building relationships, cultural sensitivity, goal alignment, learning agility, and virtual/remote training.

Associate Consulting Engineer – CISCO – Dubai

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JOB ID: 1242377
Associate Consulting Engineer – Bachelor/Master (Graduate) – UAE
 
Program Start Date: March or September 2019
 
Location: Krakow, Poland for the first 6 months and then UAE, DUBAI
 
About Cisco:
 
It has never been a better time; to lead, inspire and innovate. Today at Cisco we are building teams that are expanding our technological capabilities in exciting new ways across mobile, cloud, security, IT, collaboration and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. Through the Internet of Everything we transform our customers’ businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. We work with customers across all sectors so your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and beyond. There are over 3 billion people and 10 billion connected things in the world now, and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco. Join us to collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place to Work.

What you will do:
 
By joining the Customer Experience Delivery team you will become a trusted advisor to our customers. You will consult with them to build a solid, long-term relationship, providing thought leadership in solving their technology challenges and supporting them in achieving their business outcomes. On a day to day basis this involves working with them directly to review their technical business requirements in order to propose new technology designs that will meet their current and future needs. This will involve the provision of a range of

IT consultancy services and the creation and presentation of project documentation incorporating elements design, implementation and testing in line with Cisco standards.

On an average day this means:

* Building and maintaining relationships with a variety of international customers

* Navigate customers through evolving technology and digital transformation

* Prepare customer’s business and technology infrastructure for emerging trends

* Propose and review data center, cloud, network or security designs exceeding business specifications

* Install, configure, and integrate new solutions or applications of Cisco and Third Party solutions

* Keeping an eye on the ever increasing security requirements and constantly evolving threat landscape

* Manage or optimize existing network or cloud infrastructure with redundancy and risk mitigation in mind

* Solve technology and software problems that cross a broad range of technologies, help reduce risk and increase operational efficiency

* Opportunity for travel and face-to-face customer consulting as required

* Building a specialization in a specific technology, customer or market segment, based on broad general training

Cyber Security Architect wanted – ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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Expiry Date: 2018/12/24
Ref. JB3845947
Lead – Cyber Security Architect

To manage and implement ADCB’s cyber security and incident response strategy by designing and implementing security measures, conducting vulnerability assessment and monitoring and managing the response to cyber security incidents to ensure bank operates within a pre-defined risk appetite to mitigate any foreseeable cyber security threats
 
ACCOUNTABILITIES
 
Technical and Cyber Security Advisory:
Evaluate technical risk, design, architecture, feasibility analysis, vendor review and security controls of all infrastructure technologies and business systems being implemented in the bank Manage programmes and projects to implement new information security products, tools, and innovations that would augment the controls and improve user experience Research the latest trends in threats, threat actors, industry security news, global security incidents and trends to ensure that the bank is protected against similar scenarios and design, develop and implement technical information security frameworks in line with the required standards

Vulnerability Management
: Manage and implement the vulnerability management lifecycle and penetration testing on the banking infrastructure and systems to ensure that all the bank’s technology systems are continuously protected against threats Manage the implementation of information security policies, procedures and technical standards to prevent unauthorised disclosures, unauthorised use, inappropriate modification, premature deletion and unavailability of data and business/infrastructure systems Develop and ensure technology baselines for the secure management of systems across all platforms, including development and maintenance of encryption standards, intrusion detection strategy, and network authentication

Security Operation Centre:
Manage an effective internal Security Operations Centre to ensure effective monitoring is carried out by SOC staff for any unauthorised use or leakage of sensitive data from the bank, phishing attacks, social media abuse and other malicious activities that could bring about a reputational damage for the bank or unauthorised access to bank’s critical systems Build capabilities within the SOC for advanced malware analysis, forensics and detection of advanced persistent threats

Monitoring: Design and implement a continuous monitoring strategy for the bank’s information systems according to the threat landscape for evidence of malicious activity or intrusion attempts Run programmes for the implementation of automated tools to bring efficiencies log collection, correlation, analysis tools for effective monitoring of security Provide advisory services to business and infrastructure projects on maintaining adequate audit trails so that sufficient evidences of computerised business activities exists to reconcile accounts Detect frauds, identify unauthorised access attempts and breaks ins and quickly resolve problems to maintain secure and reliable information systems within ADCB

Incident Response:
Create and oversee crisis and emergency management practices and provide in-depth technical advice for investigations of information security incidents such as internal frauds and hacker break-ins, ensuring root cause analysis is performed to identify and recommend corrective actions to prevent similar incidents from reoccurring Manage the SIRT (Security Incident Response Team) to conduct full coordinated cross functional response to major security incidents and lead the actions to a full remediation of any potential causes of security breach Provide technical information security consulting assistance for ADCB staff disciplinary measures, civil suits and criminal prosecutions, if and when needed

Big Data Security:
Review and recommend security configuration requirements for Big Data infrastructure in order to protect the confidentiality and integrity of customer’s personally identifiable information and to ensure availability of the system Review big data ecosystem/applications and determine where encryption is necessary in order to protect sensitive information. Review big data ecosystem/applications and determine optimum set of role based access controls to ensure access is based on a need to know basis Review Big Data architecture and recommend appropriate controls to ensure the infrastructure is protected against all internal and external threats Conduct periodic vulnerability assessments, internal penetration testing and recommend remedial action to ensure systems are secure, any implemented fixes are working effectively and no new venerability gaps are evident Perform detailed risk assessments of big data ecosystem in order to provide recommendations Recommend baseline security standards for big data infrastructure to ensure optimum security

People Management:
Manage self and team in line with ADCB’s people management policies, procedures, processes and practices to ensure adherence and to maximise own and employee contribution to business performance Manage the effective achievement of the team’s objectives through setting individual objectives, managing performance, developing the team and providing formal and informal feedback to maximise overall performance, engagement and motivation

Budget Management
: Contribute to the preparation of the business area’s budget and manage and monitor the financial performance against the budget so that areas of unsatisfactory performance are identified, rectified promptly and potential performance improvement opportunities are capitalised upon

Continuous Improvement:
Identify opportunities to contribute to organisational and departmental change initiatives, programmes and projects taking into account best practice and standards in the business environment

Customer Service:
Demonstrate Our Promise and apply the ADCB Service Standards to deliver the bank’s required levels of service in all internal and external customer interactions

Policies, Processes, Systems and Procedures:
Recommend and implement improvements to departmental policies, procedures and processes covering all areas of activity so that all relevant procedural requirements are fulfilled while ensuring that ADCB delivers best-in-class services, products and innovation

Skills

EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES

Minimum Experience

At least 12 years of experience in a banking industry or similar environment, with 5 years of related managerial experience

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Professional Qualifications

Professional Certifications such as CISSP, CISA, SANS GIAC, CEH (mandatory)

Knowledge and Skills

In-depth knowledge in information security, specifically in risk/vulnerability assessment, data classification and industry standard frameworks such as ISO 27001, PCI-DSS

Thorough knowledge of firewalls, network components, protocols, intrusion prevention systems, antivirus software, web content filtering, database products

Sound understanding of the vulnerabilities in operating systems, databases and major applications and the technical knowledge necessary to mitigate these

Working knowledge experience of banking operations and related problems

Strong awareness of application security requirements and techniques

Sr. Network Engineer wanted at Ghassan Aboud – Jebel Ali

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Job Description
 
The Senior Network Engineer is responsible for designing, installing and troubleshooting Group network systems (including wireless and VoIP) to meet the functional objectives of the business.
 
The role is involved with the configuration and maintenance of physical and logical network components. Providing assistant to the Head of Infrastructure and Operations in the design of the network architecture, the network infrastructure, and planning and designing of LAN/WAN/wireless/VoIP solutions.

Job Sepecifictaions:
 
Technologies: WAN and LAN connectivity, routers, firewalls, and other security systems, data protection systems, cloud infrastructures.
Microsoft related technologies: AD, Windows Server, Office365, SQL, SharePoint
Virtualization technologies: VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft
Remote access solution support: VPN, Terminal Services
Remote monitoring and management of system alerts and notifications

Perform network assessments and security audits and ensure compliance with Security Best practices and IS policies
Participate in the administration and maintenance of the remote monitoring and management system
Deploy and troubleshoot technologies, perform Root Cause Analysis
Document and maintain all computer systems and network infrastructure
Communication with stakeholders keeping them informed of incident progress, notifying them of impending changes or agreed outages
Be available for other junior staff and coach them to resolution.

Systems Engineer wanted at CISCO – Dubai

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Systems Engineer- SP as Channel
JOB ID 1237661
The Systems Engineers at Cisco are customer-focused technical sales professionals who provide high level technical support and guidance to customers. He/she collaborates with the Account Team to recommend and develop appropriate customer solution offerings.

We enable our top enterprise customers to transform their business to next generation architectures including new technologies, cloud models and new services. We leverage our assets to solve our enterprise customer’s critical challenges. Do you want to help with this change? You can have the ability to manage market transitions in new architectures like Enterprise Networking including Digital Network Architecture, next generation Data Center, Security and Collaboration with innovative Service concepts included.

The ideal candidate is an experienced systems engineer looking to build out their career to the next level and help drive key deals in selected Financial account as well as being an advocate for the customer within Cisco and contribute to a Global Cisco team.

What You’ll Do
The Systems Engineer provides an architectural perspective across the Cisco product portfolio and can leverage his / her technical specialization for specific opportunities.
Participate in the creation of an overall account plan
Participate in the creation of a technical account plan
Proactively generate leads through customer meetings, seminars, and education Qualify Opportunities

Define customer business problem in a technical context
Help plan for and move deals through the sales process by knowing how and when to engage the appropriate Cisco and partner tools and resources (such as CSE, SE, PSS, AS Engineers, etc.)
Define solution options and articulate the benefits of a Cisco solution
Research and demonstrate solution ROI
Coordinate solution development, including leveraging replicable architectures and researching customized solutions
Develop proof of concept, including presentation and documentation of test results
Develop or oversee development of presentation materials
Present technical components of Cisco solutions to customer Competencies & Behaviors Business Acumen

Learn a broad-level of knowledge of the business economics and trends of the industries and vertical markets in which one’s customers conduct business, and how Cisco solutions add financial and strategic value.
Build relationships both within and outside of Cisco; establish credibility quickly through personal self-confidence

Understand competitor offerings and provide input to the sales team on product positioning and differentiation.
Handle post-sales escalation and resolve issues, by coordinating and working with all internal and external stakeholders.

Who You’ll Work With

The Systems Engineer acts in an increasingly consultative fashion and is looked to as an expert, or trusted technical advisor, in his / her field by the account team and customer. All SEs engage customers face-to-face or via collaborative tools and technology such as WebEx, Telepresence, etc. As part of a Global account team it will be necessary to work cross-functionally with various members of the regional teams. This will ensure alignment with the global account strategy and consistent local implementation.

Who You Are

Several years of related experience.
Cisco product experience or relevant experience in key competitor offerings in technology area of emphasis required.
Pre-Sales experience highly recommended.
Typically requires BS/BA (EE/CS) or equivalent.
CCNP or CCDP Certification or higher preferred.
Strong understanding of the customer business model and common financial pain points; ability to frame Cisco offerings in terms of business drivers
Advanced understanding of Cisco vision and technology; articulate the vision from the customer perspective •Understand customer business drivers and how to map these to a customer network platform Technical Acumen
Understand networking industry trends, including new products and solutions
Understand competitive product and solution landscape
Advanced knowledge in Routing & Switching
Advanced knowledge in Networking Platform Design
Excellent technical consulting skills, including ability to define trade-offs, ask probing questions, and incorporate Cisco solutions into a broader technology environment
Proactively share information about common replicable architectures that are most appropriate for assigned customers
The technical specialist SE has an in depth knowledge of their specialization and adjacent technologies including product, technology, and competitive information

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Write and speak English fluently.

Systems Engineer wanted at CISCO – Dubai

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Engineer – Network
JOB ID 1237073
The Systems Engineers at Cisco are customer-focused technical sales professionals who provide high level technical support and guidance to customers. He/she collaborates with the Account Team to recommend and develop appropriate customer solution offerings.

We enable our top enterprise customers to transform their business to next generation architectures including new technologies, cloud models and new services. We leverage our assets to solve our enterprise customer’s critical challenges. Do you want to help with this change? You can have the ability to manage market transitions in new architectures like Enterprise Networking including Digital Network Architecture, next generation Data Center, Security and Collaboration with innovative Service concepts included.

The ideal candidate is an experienced systems engineer looking to build out their career to the next level and help drive key deals in selected Financial account as well as being an advocate for the customer within Cisco and contribute to a Global Cisco team.

What You’ll Do
The Systems Engineer provides an architectural perspective across the Cisco product portfolio and can leverage his / her technical specialization for specific opportunities.
Participate in the creation of an overall account plan
Participate in the creation of a technical account plan
Proactively generate leads through customer meetings, seminars, and education Qualify Opportunities

Define customer business problem in a technical context
Help plan for and move deals through the sales process by knowing how and when to engage the appropriate Cisco and partner tools and resources (such as CSE, SE, PSS, AS Engineers, etc.)
Define solution options and articulate the benefits of a Cisco solution
Research and demonstrate solution ROI
Coordinate solution development, including leveraging replicable architectures and researching customized solutions
Develop proof of concept, including presentation and documentation of test results
Develop or oversee development of presentation materials
Present technical components of Cisco solutions to customer Competencies & Behaviors Business Acumen

Learn a broad-level of knowledge of the business economics and trends of the industries and vertical markets in which one’s customers conduct business, and how Cisco solutions add financial and strategic value.
Build relationships both within and outside of Cisco; establish credibility quickly through personal self-confidence

Understand competitor offerings and provide input to the sales team on product positioning and differentiation.
Handle post-sales escalation and resolve issues, by coordinating and working with all internal and external stakeholders.

Who You’ll Work With

The Systems Engineer acts in an increasingly consultative fashion and is looked to as an expert, or trusted technical advisor, in his / her field by the account team and customer. All SEs engage customers face-to-face or via collaborative tools and technology such as WebEx, Telepresence, etc. As part of a Global account team it will be necessary to work cross-functionally with various members of the regional teams. This will ensure alignment with the global account strategy and consistent local implementation.

Who You Are

Several years of related experience.
Cisco product experience or relevant experience in key competitor offerings in technology area of emphasis required.
Pre-Sales experience highly recommended.
Typically requires BS/BA (EE/CS) or equivalent.
CCNP or CCDP Certification or higher preferred.
Strong understanding of the customer business model and common financial pain points; ability to frame Cisco offerings in terms of business drivers
Advanced understanding of Cisco vision and technology; articulate the vision from the customer perspective •Understand customer business drivers and how to map these to a customer network platform Technical Acumen
Understand networking industry trends, including new products and solutions
Understand competitive product and solution landscape
Advanced knowledge in Routing & Switching
Advanced knowledge in Networking Platform Design
Excellent technical consulting skills, including ability to define trade-offs, ask probing questions, and incorporate Cisco solutions into a broader technology environment
Proactively share information about common replicable architectures that are most appropriate for assigned customers
The technical specialist SE has an in depth knowledge of their specialization and adjacent technologies including product, technology, and competitive information

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Write and speak English fluently.