Consulting & Presales Network Architect

Harvey Nash Plc
£360 - £370 per day
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Consulting & Presales Network Architect

My international technology client is seeking an experienced Consulting & Presales Network Architect. The job is based in Derby. The role is to work on a secure government account and will require individuals to have frequent and uncontrolled access to top secret assets and/or code-word material, therefore will require to engage with individuals who hold or are able to satisfy enhanced government security clearance (SC).

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

* Regularly leads in the technical assessment and delivery of specific technical solution to the customer. Provides a team structure conducive to high performance, and manages the team lifecycle stages.

* Coordinates implementation of new installations, designs, and migrations for technology solutions in one of the following work domains: networks, applications or platforms.

* Provides advanced technical consulting and advice to others on proposal efforts, solution design, system management, tuning and modification of solutions. Provides input to company strategy moving forward.

* 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.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

* Experience in Networks architecture

* Experience in LAN., WAN., Proxy, Load Balancing

* Firewall - Cisco and Checkpoint

* Has sufficient depth and breadth of technical knowledge to design and scope multiple deliverables across a number of technologies.

* Has demonstrated innovation and communication of new deliverables and offerings. Has led team in the delivery of multiple deliverables across multiple technologies.

* Ability to develop solutions that enhance the availability, performance, maintainability and agility of a particular customer's enterprise. Has contributed to the design and application of new tools. Ability to re-use existing experience to develop new solutions to take to market.

* 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.

* Be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of market dynamics, an industry area, commercial issues, and technical concerns whilst maintaining depth in core focus area.

* Ability to present within own area of expertise as part of a customer sales presentation, putting forward domain-specific information within the context of an company sales campaign. Has demonstrated ability to lead others in the gathering of requirements, designs, plans and estimates.

* Able to independently complete solution implementation or application design deliverables.

Important note:

Contractual onsite requirement for 3-4 days per week at client site in Derby

UK Security Clearance required

If you have the above mentioned competences please don't hesitate to apply asap.
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