LAN Architect / Design Consultant

Location:We are currently resourcing for LAN Architects / Design Consultants on a contract and permanent basis throughout the UK and in particular the South-East of England.
IndustryData centre specialists

We are currently resourcing for LAN Architects / Design Consultants on a contract and permanent basis throughout the UK and in particular the South-East of England.

Our clients

Our clients include

Our clients include the best-known data centre companies along with their leading IT support organisations. Our clients require an experienced LAN Architect / Design Consultant who is fully qualified, accredited where required and who work and present themselves to the highest standards.

Locations

We are currently resourcing for LAN Architects / Design Consultants on a contract and permanent basis throughout the UK and in particular the South-East of England.

Ideal candidate

Primary Purpose and Scope of the Job:

To focus on LAN, WAN, WLAN and security technology in respect of technical design and costing activities. As a key part of the sales team you would be working closely with the Professional Services Director to provide technical expertise and hands on engineering skills in a competent and articulate manner to ‘C’ level audiences in a pre-sales environment. You will respond to ITT and RFQ requests as the lead technical author to prospective customers across the Retail, Automotive and Hospitality sectors.

 

Responsibilities

  • You will answer technical questions, create proposals, analyse client’s needs and develop technical solutions based on the best combination of technologies.
  • Act as a subject matter expert across several Network platforms including Cisco and HP including features, functions, and benefits, while being able to share that knowledge with audiences at various levels of clients from IT Manager to CTO.
  • Demonstrate products to technical and non-technical audiences at executive and/or technical levels at pre and post-sale meetings
  • Demonstrate on-site and remote hardware configuration and deployment.
  • Provide consultative post sales service.
  • Assist with post-implementation support for key customers
  • Act as a Lead Technical Author for all pre-sales activities, product queries and client proposals.
  • Deliver high level presentations for customer/clients regarding the solutions at all levels
  • Work with
  • Articulate the technical value proposition and key differentiating capabilities to prospective new customers and solutions partners
  • Work with the Sales and Marketing teams to provide relevant content for Marketing.

 

Experience

  • 5+ years in a Pre-sales/Lan Architect role designing, pricing and creating documentation for networking solutions.
  • Exceptional Organizational skills and multi-tasking.
  • Minimum CCNP, or equivalent from an alternative leading manufacturer
  • Specialisation in Switching & Routing, Security or Wireless.
  • Experience in Retail/Multi-site distributed network architecture
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Able to lead response to tenders as the lead technical author and design authority.
  • Expert knowledge in full stack networking including wireless, large campus network design, network security strategies, capacity planning and network deployment.
  • Expert in wireless networking fundamentals including site survey activities, high density planning/troubleshooting, and roaming
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SectorData Centres
Posted10 April 2017

 

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