Senior Sales / Pre-Sales Engineer - Enterprise Networking

Recruiter
aap3
Location
Cirencester
Salary
£40000 - £50000/annum Benefits
Posted
14 Jun 2017
Closes
13 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Responsible for providing pre and post-sales network technology support to the sales teams and external customers which include Tier 1 Vendors down to smaller independents.

Reponsibilities

* Provide support for the company's Technical Portfolio for the sales, marketing and support teams as required, including (but not limited to) pre-sales advice, on site meetings and presentations, solution design, technical authoring/response creation, POC, installation and support/troubleshooting, product evangelism & presenting at events
* Ensure that all documentation that is created is of a suitable technical standard, in line with company branding guidelines and in compliance with quality control procedures/standards as set down in the ISO quality management policy.
* Take ownership for assigned internal and external projects within the remit of Professional Services
* Maintain expert level knowledge of competitive products/technologies and utilize key points to establish company technology solutions as the products of choice to the user and channel partner
* Act as vendor liaison to selected product sets as required to achieve thorough product knowledge transfer into the wider technical community
* Ensure that all technical documentation pertaining to the work of the Professional Services team along with all vendor/product information is maintained in the relevant centralised documentation repositories
* Delivery of Professional Services may require out of hours or weekend work to be completed
* Develop and maintain technical qualifications with a clear focus on business objectives as agreed with the Group/Regional Technical Lead

Skiils

* Expert level knowledge of Enterprise networking technologies - switching, routers, firewalls, Wan optimization
* Solid understanding of OSI model and excellent working knowledge of key protocols from layer 2 to layer 7.
* Solid understanding of enterprise level network architectures and design principles
* Familiarity with virtualisation and Cloud technologies
* Familiarity with Software Defined Networks and Openstack
* Ability to articulate & present a clear technical message to all levels of customer & internal resource
* Industry recognised advanced & expert level certifications in the relevant fields
* Ability to interact with people on both business and technical issues, and to build lasting effective professional relationships
* Ability to influence decision makers within the vendor, reseller and customer communities at all levels
* Full driving licence required

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