Start Date: Sept 2022 (Flexible)
Program Duration: 6-12 months (full time)
Location: St Leonards
Cisco seeks a Network Engineer Intern to work within APJ Customer Proof of Concept (CPOC) organization based in Sydney, Australia. The Intern would be working closely with the APJ CPOC team to deliver product and/or solution validation engagements that will aid in closing out sales opportunities.
The engagement involves preparing the required testbed for engineers to work on and support the ongoing maintenance and enhancement of the network infrastructure. The Intern would also be involved in daily administration of the CPOC lab, ie keeping order in inventory, and making sure the facility is Occupational and Health Safety (OH&S) compliant.
This opportunity will provide a pathway for the Intern to be more involved directly on customer engagements.
It is a challenging but interesting and rewarding role that requires a motivated person.
Candidate would be based at Cisco St Leonards office.
What You'll Do
* Gain knowledge and experience with various Cisco solutions aimed at Service Providers
* Provide support in the demonstration of Cisco technology and solutions
* Participate in some customer engagements under the guide of a local Systems Engineer
* Assist the local SE team in the delivery of a POC engagement
* Provide admin support as needed
* Collaborate with peers and mentor new co-ops
* Receive in-depth training and build your skills as you earn industry-leading certifications (expected to receive CCNA by the end of the intern term)
* Currently enrolled in a bachelor's or master's degree in a technical field, such as Networking, Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Information Technology or a similar field
* Fluent in English (verbal and written)
* Passionate about networking, information technology or computer science
* Knowledge of adjacent technologies, holding Cisco Certifications (e.g., CCNA, CCNP) or industry recognized certifications and ability to script (Python or Java) is a plus
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills with ability to troubleshoot technical problems
* Ability to multi-task, self-start, work in a fast-paced team environment and work independently
* Willing to take on new challenges and develop new skills
* Must be an Australian Permanent Resident or Australian or New Zealand Citizen (student visa's or visa's obtained on your own are not applicable for the program)
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