Versa SDWAN Engineer
When it comes to setting up effective, efficient networks, the help of an expert is essential. Versa SDWAN Engineers are specialized IT professionals that help with just that, primarily by helping to implement, optimize, and manage SDWAN networks.
Enterprise-level businesses, especially those aiming to evolve their tech and keep it up-to-date, are looking for network specialists to help them create the best networks possible. Versa SDWAN Engineers often find work internally as part of an organization’s IT team or with network providers, helping to sell and optimize networks for a range of different clients.
The role of a Versa SDWAN Engineer can be a diverse one. In many teams, they work with sales and other IT professionals to help sell, develop and install configurations for Wide Area Networks, both Versa and otherwise. In other roles, they may provide a support role for a Versa SDWAN networking, troubleshooting issues and optimizing the network. A Versa SDWAN Engineer may also be heavily involved with the sales process itself, elucidating the benefits of the system on a technical level for clients.
Versa SDWAN is a system providing a software-based approach to the network needs of enterprise-level businesses, offering to streamline their system and make it accessible through a range of devices via Cloud computing. Wide area networks and the Cloud are both fast growing popular, so the career of a Versa SDWAN Engineer can be a busy one, indeed.
Versa SDWAN Engineers have the Following Essential Responsibilities
- Planning and implementing Versa SDWAN to enterprise-level networks
- Assisting the sales process with technical expertise and demonstrations
- Deliver network solutions like routers, firewalls, switches, and load balancers
- Monitor the network and troubleshoot as needed
Educational Requirements and Career Outlook
Versa SDWAN Engineers are expected to have a related degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Technology, and similar fields.
Experience with designing, deploying and implementing core router/switch and data center networks gained through a career as a Versa SDWAN Engineer can lead to a range of different paths. Network specialists are in high demand, with roles like Networking Consultant, Networking Research and Development Specialist, and Cloud Networking Architect all available.
As a network engineer, expertise in platforms like Versa is crucial, but you can further cement that expertise with relevant certifications, which most employers and clients expect. Here are some of the certifications worth earning as you progress as a Versa SDWAN Engineer:
- Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Routing and Switching (CCIE RS)
- Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Security (CCIE Security)
- VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DC6)
- Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
- Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Payscale asserts that the average Versa SDWAN Engineer makes $71,399 every year, provided they work full-time. Aside from working in-house with an enterprise-level business as their network engineer, freelancing offers you the opportunity to work with a range of different clients and can be just, if not more, financially rewarding.
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