Pre Sales Solutions Consultant (Cisco/Juniper)

People Com Ltd
United Kingdom
Up to £70k base plus £10k bonus
06 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Ccdp cisco juniper "pre sales" ccde ccda "solutions consultant" ccie Pre sales Solutions Consultant (Cisco /Juniper) for a major UK managed services provider Up to £70k base plus £10k bonus and benefits London - flex for some home working as well. Our client is in the market for a Senior Solutions Consultant who can think outside of the box and work on complex projects that encompass network, voice and cloud solutions. The candidate would be expected to have a vast knowledge and experience across all market verticals and provide: - Provide "pre-sales" Solutions support internally and externally to account managers working on network, voice or cloud projects - Work as a team player to assist in the smooth running of the Solutions department - Closely interact with the engineering department during the design stage of new solutions Key responsibilities for this job: - To engage with Sales Account Managers from the early stage of the opportunity cycle - Technically qualify new opportunities in conjunction with the commercial qualification - To attend customer meetings with Sales Account Managers - To participate in customer conference calls when required - The ability to design and develop innovative and competitive solutions, working individually or leading a wider virtual team for the qualified opportunity - Support the Sales Account Manager with the commercials of the opportunity - Work very closely with the Bid Team and Account Managers to respond to tenders (RFI/RFP) - To act as a central point of contact and provide technical support within existing accounts - Create a close working relationship with the engineering department in order to validate proposed designs and solutions - Any other fair and reasonable task or duty assigned to you by your Manager, or other senior staff member Knowledge and experience required: - A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience - Significant IT / Telecoms experience - Significant experience in a pre-sales environment with the ability to talk confidently about technical solutions - Excellent presentation skills - the ability to articulate technical concepts to a non-technical audience - Good commercial acumen - Proven technical design skills and the ability to create design documentation - Knowledge of VPLS, MPLS, IP Networking, Routing Protocols, BGP, VRRP, IGRP - Knowledge of SDN and SD-WAN technology and solutions - Experience in designing secure Internet solutions (UTM firewalls. SIEM) desirable - Knowledge of LAN (wired and wireless) environments desirable - Familiarity with Private & Public Cloud architecture would be advantageous - Previous hands on technical experience is desirable
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