|China's economy is growing from strength to strength and is poised to become the world's largest base of internet and mobile phone users. The opportunities in China are unprecedented and with phenomenal results from Cisco China to date. The time is right for us to build on our success to drive transformational change and in the process, grow our own business in China . Cisco has set itself the goal of being the transformation partner of choice for China and growing our business in China to 10% of our overall company revenue - a vision we call China 3.0 |
China is now also home to the Shanghai-based Cisco Research & Development Center (CRDC), one of the company's six global research centers, a Scientific Atlanta R&D Center; manufacturing and the main R&D Center of WebEx. Our employees in China are engaged in sales, research & development, building world class products and advancing our intellectual capital every day.
With key initiatives now defined, it is going to be an exciting and challenging time ahead as we build a solid plan and acquire the talents that will help us to achieve our China 3.0 goals. You are invited to be a part of this exciting new phase in Cisco's growth!
The following role is now open and applications are invited from eligible employees.
JOB TITLE: TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION ARCHITECT
After the devastating earthquake in China on May 12, 2008, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed on July 1 by Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers and Sichuan Governor Mr. Jiang Jufeng, committing to a partnership designed to build replicable, scalable and sustainable models of 21st century Education and Health Care in the earthquake stricken areas of Sichuan Province .
In order to achieve our ambitious goals and the success of Connecting Sichuan Program, we are seeking highly talented and motivated people to join our small team. While the team will operate in a dynamic and fast paced start-up environment, the level of impact and innovation of this program will be highly rewarding.
Currently we are looking for a Technology Solution Architect to drive the architectural solutions for both Education and Health Care.
He/she needs to collaborate with our industry experts of education and health care to 1) understand business/applicatio n requirements and industry markets 2) translate them into technical requirements and 3) create technology solutions that are architecturally simple, replicable, and sustainable. While these solutions will be implemented in the Chinese context, they must be designed for scalability across other emerging markets and developed economies.
Core competencies of this role include:
In depth knowledge of networking architecture
Extensive knowledge of Cisco products and technologies
Experienced in solution driven network designs
Ability to translate business requirements and applications into technology solutions
Ability to orchestrate solution development within overall Cisco technical community and be a thought leader in innovation
Fluent in Chinese and English
Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; effective and efficient in working in a virtual team environment
Research and understand requirements for Health Care and Education
Work closely with Directors of Health Care and Education to develop innovative and sound technology architectures and solutions that support scalable and replicable models for Health Care and Education
Engage and collaborate with Cisco technical leaders to leverage the full family of Cisco intellectual capital (solutions, products and services), especially with the global Health Care and Education teams
Provide overall technical leadership for the program.
Willingness to travel to Sichuan frequently (if not residing in Chengdu )
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Cisco experiences such as CSE, solution architect or equivalent
Experienced in customers and partners engagement
10+ extensive network architecture, design and implementation background
Chinese Mandarin required
Interested employees please apply through CareerPath
(Req No.845301) by (1 March)
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Interested employees please apply through CareerPath (Req No.845301) by (1 March)
Cisco vendor/temporary employees, please apply through Cisco Career Website
Amazing People - Cisco's Employee Referral Program
Many a time we think of having a work culture and environment which can accommodate friends and people with similar skill sets from our professional network and often times it lingers in our thoughts and minds! Can this happen in reality?
Stop thinking and start acting! We encourage you to refer these amazing people in your personal and/or professional network to pursue an excellent career in Cisco and thatʼs not all, this is also a chance for you to reward yourself upon successful selection of your referral.
We would be happy to welcome on board professionals whom you feel and acknowledge as talents with excellent skills, strengths, qualification and cultural fit to work with the Cisco family.
Please contact Tina Xu or myself for more info and refer suitable external candidates to Employee Referral.
Deadline : (1 March)