Pre-Sales Technical Design Architect

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Thorney
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

New 10 week contract for a Pre-Sales Design Architect - must have LAN Design and Cisco Nexus experience.

Your new company
Is one of the UK's Leading Telecommunications companies.

Your new role
This position is heavily involved in technical pre-sales activity, being the main point of contact for the internal Sales teams and external customers in understanding and producing a fit for purpose technical design and fully costed proposal that meets their requirements. You will be involved in requirements gathering and project scoping, being the trusted technical advisor. Take ownership of customer demonstrations. Provide professional services consultations to clients, site evaluations and technical presentations. Respond to request for information (RFI) or request for proposal (RFP). Produce high level designs (HLD) and Bill of Materials (BoM). Supports the sales team on technical briefings with clients, take part in chalk and talk presentations. Advise the client in plain English what the technical solution means for their business. Knowledge transfer and mentoring of other staff. Demonstrate exceptional customer services skills and stakeholder engagement.

What you'll need to succeed
Candidates must display the ability to provide complex solutions along with fully documented High Level Design skills. Experience in a customer facing role is essential as you will be involved in presentation activities. Ability to multi-task and to work under pressure. Experience in responding to complex, high value, bids based on applicable technologies. You must have experience of most or all of the technologies listed below-
Cisco LAN Design skills including Catalyst 9000, 6800, 3900, 2900 and ISR routers.
Cisco Data Centres based on Nexus and ACI.
Cisco Next Generation Firewalling based on ASA and Cisco Firepower
Cisco wireless based on Aironet and Meraki
Solid understanding of networking protocols including VXLAN, MPLS, BGP, OSPF, VPLS, VPNs, and QoS

What you'll get in return
The client is offering a 10 week contract.

What you need to do now
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