Technical Services Consultant / Solution Architect

Location
Stone
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
06 Nov 2017
Closes
04 Dec 2017
Ref
00075432
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join an established IT Solution Provider within the Application and Network Performance Management market space.

The company is considered a trusted advisor to many of the UK's largest Enterprises, offering an exciting range of solutions, some of which are exclusively available via the company within the UK.

Job Purpose

Due to continued expansion, we have an exciting opportunity for a technically focused Pre-Sales Consultant.
This is an ideal opportunity for an individual who wants to continually improve and evolve their IT knowledge, challenging themselves on a daily basis.

The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of our sales team to act as the technical lead in new sales opportunities, for all of their Application & Network Performance Management Solutions.

Duties / Responsibilities
- Supporting the sales team as a technical expert on the Application and Network performance solutions offered by the company.
- Conducting detailed demonstrations to customers
- Being able to listen to a customer's technical and business requirements, and build solutions aligned to their capabilities.
- Running Proof of Concept deployments from initial design through to configuration and eventual closing Present Back session.
- Presenting complex, customised demonstrations tailored to customer requirements.
- It is expected that Pre-Sales consultants are able to support their own demonstration environment and over time, to become proficient in standard product configuration
- Identifying new customer requirements and working with Account Managers to design solutions to those requirements
- Keep abreast of current technologies in the APM and NPM arena.

Skills / Qualifications / Experience Required
Essential:
- Confident and engaging presenting to clients
- Willing to take ownership of large scale projects
- Willing to travel throughout the UK, possibly international and some overnight stays.
- At least 2 Years Pre-sales experience with Network and Application performance management solutions or similar technologies would be preferable.
- Demonstrate the ability to understand a customer's business and technical needs and to align these to their current portfolio of solutions.
- Comfortable installing technology within Enterprise class IT environments.
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Knowledge of multi-tiered application architectures

Desirable:
- Cisco device configuration experience
- An understanding of the following:
- TCP-IP/UDP
- SNMP
- WMI
- NetFlow
- IP-SLA
- Packet Capture /Wire Data
- SPAN sessions, port mirrors or Network TAPs.
- Knowledge of DB technologies such as MS-SQL, MySQL, DB2, Oracle etc.
- Experience with Windows, Linux (CentOS, Ubuntu, RedHat), MS-IIS, Apache Tomcat

Benefits / progression / support:
- Career Progression / Training Opportunities
- Friendly working environment.
- Company in Growth.

Salary package:
£35-45K Per Annum + Uncapped Bonus Scheme.
Car Allowance, Laptop and Mobile Phone Provided.

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