Icon hamburger
What job do you want?
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply Now

You’re being taken to an external site to apply.

Enter your email below to receive job recommendations for similar positions.

Consulting Engineer

Apex Systems Bellevue Contractor
Apply Now

Consulting Engineer

Overview of Consulting Engineer:

  • Engage with customers and other client stakeholders on successful planning and execution of validation engagements.
  • Support next generation R&S, Data Center, and Service Provider customers to accelerate implementation of new platforms/solutions.
  • Validate new design solutions to meet customer requirements.
  • Drive requirements discussions, analyze test requirements, build test lab configurations, author and execute test plans, and document results.
  • Identify key issues and gaps and work with engineering and delivery teams to resolve them.
  • Develop/integrate new technologies into lab environments.
  • Collaborate with Solution Architects from Delivery and Sales teams regarding future initiatives and securing customer business.
  • Innovate to gain efficiency and accelerate validation efforts.
  • Collaborate with other engineers to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Identify and facilitate new business growth opportunities.

Requirements of Consulting Engineer:

  • Customer Facing experience
  • Previous experience in a customer support or TAC-style role
  • Ability and experience debugging and troubleshooting complex network problems
  • Routing and Switching experience, R&S and/or SP CCNP Required
  • Strong knowledge of IOS-XR, IOS-XE, NX-OS, and IOS
  • Strong knowledge of Cisco SP platforms (GSR, CRS, ASR9K, ASR1K, NCS5500)
  • Strong knowledge of Cisco DC platforms (N3K, N7K, N9K)
  • Strong knowledge of Cisco ISR and Catalyst product families
  • Experience in all or most of the following: ISIS, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, MPLS, LAN Switching, STP, MPLS, Traffic Engineering, Multicast, Virtualization, EVPN, QoS, IPv6, MST, PIM, DMVPN, NetFlow
  • Programming experience/familiarity (Python / Robot Framework preferred)
  • Linux/Unix experience
  • Proficient with Industry Test Tools; Spirent or Ixia preferred
  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal, and formal presentation)

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178


Recommended skills

Border Gateway Protocol
Cluster Ready Services
I Pv6
Quality Of Services
Dynamic Multipoint Virtual Private Networks
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply Now

Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this job

Report this Job

Once a job has been reported, we will investigate it further. If you require a response, submit your question or concern to our Trust and Site Security Team

Job ID: 1003919


For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.


Apex Systems is a division of the 2nd largest IT staffing and services firm in North America. From consulting to staff augmentation, we connect top tech talent with great companies in all industries.


Apex earned Inavero’s Best of Staffing™ Client Diamond and Talent Awards for providing superior service to clients and job seekers, putting the company in the top 2 percent of all U.S. staffing agencies.


We take the time to understand a candidate’s talents and needs to ensure a good match with companies for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions. Each recruiter within Apex is focused on a specific skill area within infrastructure, applications, and project management. This focused discipline enables our local recruiters to work directly with our candidate’s and focus their talent on the right position at the right time.


We serve Fortune 500, mid-market, and emerging companies from a wide variety of industries, including communications, energy, financial services, government services, healthcare, technology, and utilities. 


Apex has branches in over 70 locations across the U.S. and Canada and more than 1,000 employees dedicated to supporting the needs of our clients and contract team members. Visit www.apexsystems.com to find a local branch or connect with an Account Manager or Recruiter.

View the full profile