Cisco Engineer is a network architect who conceives and deploys computer networks which have been created using products from Cisco. Organizations and companies that want to develop large computer networks employ them. The primary tasks of these engineers are establishing networks, extending network support, besides detecting and addressing persisting issues. They work in a team to implement and help networks and end-users. It is, therefore, imperative that Cisco network engineers possess solid analytical skills along with competent communication skills. Their work entails them to be available round-the-clock and throughout the year.
After architects create network designs, Cisco Engineers implement changes to their arrangement taking into account issues, such as traffic logjams, upgrading of essential infrastructure, troubleshooting issues inconveniencing customers, undertaking precautionary maintenance, etc.
Engineers must be able to understand how complex networks work and identify problems, besides advising on how to improve them. They should be well versed with security, virtualization, containers, storage engineering, and wide area networking (WAN). They must create a dependable optimally functioning network, which integrates the Internet, Intranet, LAN, and WAN sections, involving network designing and analysis.