Network Solutions Architect (CCIE)

Networking People
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Network Solutions Architect (CCIE)

Exciting permanent opportunity for a Network Solutions Architect (CCIE) to join a successful Global IT Technology Solutions provider based in London. You will focusing on Tier 1 Financial Services customers so ideally you will come from a similar background, and have a proven track of record of end-to-end delivery (pre-sales, post sales, customer delivery etc) of multi-million IT Infrastructure & Network Solutions (Compute, Security, Data Centre, Wireless, R&S etc).

This role is a mix of home, office and client site based.

Key responsibilities:
  • Assist in developing Statements of Work and Bills of Materials
  • IT infrastructure & network design and architecture
  • Attend and lead customer business meetings with and without Account Executives.
  • Recognise, support and help sizing Professional Services level of efforts (LoE)
  • Develop and maintain customer and OEM relationships.
  • To hold technology conversations with senior members of the customer (CxO)
  • Serve as the technical liaison to not just our client's customers but also internally
  • Engaging effectively with Service Provider Sales team in support of customer pursuits, to advance sales campaigns and build rapport with customer contacts.
  • Building strong relationships in the UK region with our client's key OEM partners to foster collaboration and field level engagement.
  • Achieving and maintaining required technology certifications and competencies
  • Delivering Effective Customer & Partner Presentations
  • Providing Effective Engineering Support of Customer Initiatives
  • Leading and Presenting during Demand Generation Events
  • Learning and presenting Advanced Technology Centre Demos
  • Planning on customer penetration plans and the overall growth of the European market
  • Demonstrate Solid Teamwork and Peer Collaboration
  • Understand and put into practice our client's Core Values

Qualifications and Experience
  • 6-10 years of pre-sales and post-sales, technical or customer experience
  • Fully valid CCIE certification ( Data Center or Routing & Switching or Wireless are preferable)
  • Experience supporting Banking infrastructure environments
  • Extensive experience with multiple of the following disciplines: Compute, Route Switch, Unified Communications, Wireless, Security, Data Centre and Data Storage.
  • Ability to travel in and outside the UK
  • In receipt of consultative training/certification
  • Demonstrable consultative technical "selling" skills - able to rapidly extract the customer's business problems, that can then potentially be solved with a technology based solution.
  • Proven client presentation skills
  • Experience with an OEM Partner at "Gold" level or equivalent is preferable
  • Experience in working for a Tier 1 Financial Services in Europe is preferable
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred, equivalent experience considered

If you think you have the skills & experience and would like to apply for the Network Solutions Architect (CCIE) permanent role, please get in touch and send me your CV for immediate consideration: 0207 953 0046 /

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