Consulting Engineer

This role is focused on automated test case creation. We are looking for skilled Consulting Engineer with automation knowledge and experience in Automated test case creation using Python, Robot framework.

Location: United Kingdom

IR35 designation: Inside IR35

Contract: 12 months renewable

Rates: Negotiable depending on experience.

Key Delivery areas

  • Drives technology design, implementation, execution and/or optimization for customer projects/accounts.
  • Works with customers to plan, design, configure and/or diagnose specifically Cisco’s suite of products, services, and solutions to accelerate customer outcomes.
  • Assists customers with integration and implementation of tools, systems, and service assurance.
  • Supports presale activities and translate business requirements into solution design.
  • Builds customer simulations in test labs to resolve/validate complex problems and compatibility issues.
  • Creates and delivers customer collateral, portals, documentation, and knowledge transfer.
  • Aligns technical deliverables to customer business outcomes.
  • Drives customer technology transitions, influencing solution architectures and services.
  • Complies with and supports company policies and processes and utilizes relevant tools to effectively execute the role and support Professional Services’ strategies and goals. 

Role Specific Responsibilities 

  • Works with customers along with appropriate internal and external resources, account teams, partners on the strategy/deployment/optimization of services and solutions.
  • Takes responsibility of task/project implementation for assigned customer engagements.
  • Captures and contributes to new implementation techniques and methodologies utilized in customer delivery and shares lessons learned with the broader team.
  • Creates and reviews project deliverables e.g., Design recommendations, High Level Design, Low Level Design, Implementation/Change Management Plans.
  • Builds and/or leverage test environments as required to resolve complex problems and compatibility issues.
  • Leverages software skills and tools to configure, deploy and/or troubleshoot Cisco products and solutions. Contributes to the development of digital intellectual capital (e.g. scripts, digital signatures).
  • Acts as an initial focal point for problem resolution for assigned customer engagements. Assures proper and quick resolution of major customer problems across an appropriate range of technologies.


  • Collaborates with other Consulting Engineers in appropriate technology domains to ensure optimal use of resources to meet customer needs.
  • Typically interacts with individual contributors, managers, and customers.
  • Provides input to Sales team on technology solutions for customers.


  • Typically requires BSc Computer Science or equivalent plus 5-8 years of relevant work experience. Advanced degree strongly preferred.

 Project Specific Skills

 Good understanding Cisco Service Provider technologies including but not limited to:

  • Crosswork automation family products
  • Network Service automation NSO
  • WAN automation engine
  • Cloud Automation services
  • Also skilled at automation using Python, Robot framework.


  •  Automated test case creation as part of a team in an agile high-pressure environment.

Location: United Kingdom

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