Position Title: Solutions Architect Location: Edinburgh Salary: Competitive Company Benefits: Flexible approach to working hours, including the potential to work from home 30 days holiday, increasing to 35 days holiday after 5 years of service Good career progression opportunities and regular training Company Pension scheme Relaxed dress code Modern office facilities and complementary tea and coffee Hutchinson Networks is one of the fastest growing technology companies in the UK (TechTrack 100), with several unique data centre and cloud services certifications. We specialise in provisioning of IT infrastructure and networking services worldwide. We simplify complex, international IT projects and thrive in multi-vendor, multi-technology environments. Our solutions power some of the largest multi-national companies, critical public-sector infrastructure, dynamic start-ups and pure-play technology firms. Our newest platform, Fabrix, is a Cisco case study in software defined networking, providing a growing list of cutting-edge cloud services to our clients including IaaS, backup, disaster recovery, and hosted voice. Our fast-growing team is quickly becoming recognised as a leader in bringing forward-thinking IT solutions to market. The role within Enterprise Services is to be the lead architect on customer solutions, providing pre-sales advice on approach with the methodology we have in place today for multi-site global rollouts. The key responsibilities are: · Technical specialisation in at least two HN Product and Practice areas. · Enterprise Networking (LAN, Wireless, WAN and SD-WAN) · Data Centre (SDN, Storage, Application Deliver, Servers, Virtualisation and Automation) · Network Security (Firewalls, Web Application Firewalls and IPS) · Unified Communications (IPT, Tele Presence and Contact Centre) · Maintain generalist knowledge of all HN Product and Practice areas. · Provide technical pre-sales support for allocated customers. · Provide technical account ownership and continuity for allocated customers. · Create technical leadership content relevant to their area of expertise. · Provide mentoring to Project Engineers. · Pre-Sales lead on global rollouts · Assist Account Managers on statement of works creation About you: Experience with Cisco routers, switches, firewalls. Experience of wireless surveys, controllers, and UC solutions would be advantageous. Hold relevant Cisco certifications. Excellent customer service and verbal communication skills. Ability to work a variety of projects. Essential Skills and Competencies: Excellent organisational skills with the ability to team with others to develop and implement complex networking projects. Strong ability to work within a fast-paced and high-pressured environment. Solid analytical skills to troubleshoot high-level, complex and technical problems. Position will be based within the Edinburgh office with travel to remote sites, potentially globally, for customer projects. Excellent customer service and verbal communication skills.