POC Engineer CSE POC

Juniper Networks Sunnyvale , CA 94085

Posted 5 months ago




About the Position:

The foremost responsibility of the POC Engineer CSE POC is to support Proof-of-Concept (POC) testing in their designated technology area(s). The Engineer must be capable of configuring complex functions on the applicable Juniper and supporting platforms, have thorough knowledge of at least two test equipment vendors' products, and be able to translate solution architectures and customer test plans into functional environments meeting specified requirements. Advanced troubleshooting skills and knowledge of test plan development are required. Other tasks involve customer demonstrations, technical presentations, and technical documentation.


  • Develop, configure, debug and present optimized proof-of-concept test configurations in response to Juniper-defined solution architectures or customer requirements, as appropriate.

  • Work with CSE peers, CPO and SE Specialist teams to define, develop and present Reference Test Plans that validate key attributes and showcase Juniper solutions in the best light.

  • Participate in the review, negotiation, and approval of proof-of-concept test plans submitted by account teams to meet customer requirements.

  • Manage the allocated POC staging time to allow for test plan refinement, configuration adjustments, and resolution of hardware problems or software bugs.

  • Provide timely escalations to CSE POC management regarding risks to success.

  • Support proof-of-concept visits by accounts teams, customers, and partners via thorough preparation, successful presentation, and management of all technical aspects of the POC.

  • Maintain all POC test data on the appropriate documentation library.

  • Develop technical papers based on customer testing experience.

  • Maintain currency in one or more Juniper technology areas through technical training, regular review relevant documentation, and hands-on reinforcement.

  • Review and comment on NPI developments to CSE POC management and/or the appropriate product management team.

  • Achieve and maintain JNCIP and JNCIE certification in the selected technology area.

  • This position requires extensive hands-on lab work, excellent presentation and writing skills, the ability to travel, and customer awareness skills.

  • The POC Engineer must be a motivated engineer wanting to work at the cutting edge of networking technologies, enjoy hands-on testing, and customer interaction.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in engineering/computer science/telecommunications with 4-6 years of experience in the networking industry or 8-10 years equivalent work experience.

  • Advanced knowledge of test plan methodologies.

  • Mastery of Juniper CLI and/or network management commands, virtualization, and automation tools for products in the selected technology area(s).

  • Excellent presentation and technical writing skills.

  • Knowledge and experience of network design solutions for the selected technology area(s).

  • GUI proficiency and scripting knowledge for at least two test vendors used for testing of Juniper products in the selected technology area(s).

  • Advanced knowledge of the majority of the protocols and architectures used in the selected technology area(s).

  • Advanced troubleshooting skills.

  • Knowledge and experience of Traffic Generator tools, IXIA / Spirent.

Note: If they do not possess these, they will not be considered as meeting the basic requirements of position>

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge and experience in key technology areas:

  • Service Provider Core (Advanced routing, MPLS, IPv6, BGP etc.)

  • Data Center designs (EVPN, VXLAN, OSPF, ISIS etc.)

  • Cloud Technologies (Contrail Enterprise Multicloud, Asure, AWS or similar)

Note: If they do not possess these, they still will be considered as meeting the basic requirements of position>

Other Information:

  • Minimal travel requirements.
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POC Engineer CSE POC

Juniper Networks