Network Pre Sales Engineer

Synergize Consulting
08 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client are a global IT and defence organisation. They are currently seeking a Network Engineer to work at their site based in Derby on an initial 6 month contract basis.
Due to the nature of the role and the timescales and requirements given by the client, it is asked that candidates hold current government security clearance.
Please find below full details in relation to the role, as provided by the client:
Job Description:

Responsible for verifying and implementing the detailed technical low-level design solution to the problem as identified by the Project/Technical Manager. Often responsible for providing a detailed technical low-level design for enterprise solutions. Is often the Principal Consultant who develops and implements enterprise technology designs.

  • Coordinates implementation of new installations, designs, and migrations for technology solutions in one of the following work domains: networks, applications or platforms.
  • Collects and determines data from appropriate sources to assist in determining customer needs and requirements.
  • Responds to requests for technical information from customers.
  • Develops customer technology solutions using various industry products and technologies.
  • Engages in technical problem solving across multiple technologies; often needs to develop new methods to apply to the situation
  • Owns and manages knowledge sharing within a community (e.g. team, practice, or project).
  • Ensures team members support knowledge sharing and re-use requirements of project. Contributes significant knowledge to job family community.
  • Proactively encourages membership and contributions of others to professional community and coaches others in area of expertise.
  • Regularly produces internally published material such as knowledge briefs, service delivery kit components and modules, etc.
  • Pro-actively supports sales activities. Input into the sales lifecycle. Provides qualitative and quantitative information for successful sales. Provides expertise to functional project teams and may participate in cross-functional initiatives. Sustained and consistent contribution at the work group level.
Education and Experience Required:

  • 3-5 years of network experience, Cisco CCNP or other equivalent professional level of certification.
Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Has sufficient depth and breadth of technical knowledge to design and implement multiple deliverables across a number of technologies.
  • Knowledge of Cisco routers and switches technologies is a must.
  • Knowledge in at least one more technology (Firewalls, Load balancers, Proxy servers, Wireless).
  • Ability to develop solutions that enhance the availability, performance, maintainability and agility of a particular customer’s enterprise. Has contributed to the implementation and application of new tools. Ability to re-use existing experience to develop new solutions.
  • Possesses an understanding, at a detailed level, of architectural dependencies of technologies in use in the customer’s Information Technology (IT) environment. Frequently uses product and application knowledge along with internals or architectural knowledge to develop solutions.
  • Able to communicate with internal and external senior management confidently and demonstrate the professionalism of the job family.
  • Ability to work in a multi technology environment with the ability to diagnose complex technical problems to their root cause.
  • In addition to troubleshooting skills and consulting skills, has ability to summaries prognosis and impact at practice lead level. Ability to adapt a consulting style appropriate to the situation and can identify up-sell opportunities.

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