Cisco Network Engineer

At Total Communications, we believe there has never been a more exciting time to be part of the Telecommunications/IT industry. Breakthroughs in the way businesses connect, communicate and collaborate are translating into major opportunities to sell technology solutions. If you are an experienced Cisco Network Engineer, we invite you to join us as we transform the way businesses communicate. .

Total Communications is an established organization with an aggressive growth strategy. We are a Cisco Gold Certified Partner and Cisco Master Collaboration Specialized Partner poised on the edge of unprecedented growth! As an independently operated, wholly owned subsidiary of Frontier Communications Corporation, we enjoy the agility of a small business with the financial backing and resources of a major corporation. We can offer an environment where your potential will be recognized and your enthusiasm and skills will be rewarded.

Position Description:

Total Communications is currently looking for Cisco Network Engineers to help fill out our rapidly growing Cisco Gold Certified Partner practice. The Cisco Network Engineer is responsible for the design, implementation, and follow-on support of network infrastructure, collaboration projects, and Cisco Data Center. This includes pre-sales activities such as network infrastructure design, development of detailed statements of work, and proposal generation. In addition this position includes the implementation of these solutions and any follow-on support that may be needed. Solutions will be designed based on products from Cisco Systems, Incorporated. This position focuses primarily on Cisco design and implementation in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Time / Project Management – be able to appropriate manage time and priorities
  • High Energy / Goal Orientation – aggressive style in problem solving / reaching objectives
  • Excellent Communications Skills – Internal and External — Able to provide good communication to customer – platform presentation skills
  • High level expertise in Cisco products and design
  • Experience in design and support of infrastructure, Voice-Over-IP, Security, and Data Center

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Include:

  • Working with sales team on pre-sales and post-sales technical requests and issues
  • Responsibility for pre-sales technical activity relating to new business opportunities
  • Responsibility for the creation and validation of Services Quotes, Scopes of Work, Change Order review, and any other technical information or drawings necessary to close new services opportunities and solidify opportunities
  • Implementation of design and on-site customer activities related to delivery
  • Delivering billable consulting activities directly to customers
  • Performing customer service calls in a timely manner
  • Performing 24×7 on-call duties on a rotating basis

Detail Skill Set:

  • Cisco CCNP, CCDP, CCNA, or CCDA
  • Cisco Voice presales and/or Implementation Experience, Cisco CUCM, Unity Connection, IPCC, etc.
  • Experience with Cisco Security products such as ASA firewall, IDS, ISE, etc.
  • Experience with Cisco Data Center Products such as Nexus switching and UCS

Job Requirements

  • Industry Experience – 3-5 Years of Experience
  • Proven track record of successful project implementations
  • Work performed in office environments
  • Frequent travel of distances up to 50 miles required
  • Occasional travel of longer distances required