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Senior Solutions Consultant

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    upto £85k

  • Contact:

    Trevor Jackson

  • Job ref:

    133

  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-14

About us

Founded in 2002 and swiftly established a reputation for pioneering innovation in the technology market. From launching the world’s first Virtual private LAN in 2006 on our privately-owned 100GigE secure and super-fast Network to our recent work integrating SD-WAN and SD-DC, our commitment to innovation has resulted in us being recognised as a world-class IT Service provider, one of the fastest-growing private companies in the UK and have 8 ISO accreditations to our name.

Overall purpose of the job:

We are looking for a Senior Solutions Consultant who can think outside of the box and work on complex projects that encompass network, voice and cloud solutions. The candidate would be expected to have a vast knowledge and experience across all market verticals and provide:

Non-negotiable:  Senior Solutions Consultant

  • Experience in pre-sales - client-facing, supporting the sales account managers.
  • Hands-on technical experience/understanding of the products that we
  • offer.
  • Experience in a role with a similar scope of responsibilities; candidates must have pre-sales and technical consultancy.

 

Key responsibilities for this job: Senior Solutions Consultant

  • To engage with Sales Account Managers from the early stage of the opportunity cycle
  • Technically qualify new opportunities in conjunction with the commercial qualification
  • To attend customer meetings with Sales Account Managers
  • To participate in customer conference calls when required
  • The ability to design and develop innovative and competitive solutions, working individually or leading a wider virtual team for the qualified opportunity
  • Support the Sales Account Manager with the commercials of the opportunity
  • Work very closely with our Bid Team and Account Managers to respond to tenders (RFI/RFP)
  • To act as a central point of contact and provide technical support within existing accounts
  • Create a close working relationship with the engineering department in order to validate proposed designs and solutions
  • Any other fair and reasonable task or duty assigned to you by your Manager, or other senior staff member

Knowledge and experience required: Senior Solutions Consultant

  • Significant IT / Telecoms experience
  • Significant experience in a pre-sales environment with the ability to talk confidently about technical solutions
  • Excellent presentation skills – the ability to articulate technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Demonstrable experience responding to bids and tenders
  • Good commercial acumen
  • Proven technical design skills and the ability to create design documentation
  • Knowledge of VPLS, MPLS, IP Networking, Routing Protocols, BGP, VRRP, IGRP
  • Knowledge of SDN and SD-WAN technology and solutions
  • Experience in designing secure Internet solutions (UTM firewalls. SIEM)
  • Experience of IPTelephony, SIP, Hosted Voice (especially Broadsoft), Unified Comms
  • Knowledge of LAN (wired and wireless) environments desirable
  • Familiarity with Private & Public Cloud architecture would be advantageous
  • Previous hands on technical experience is desirable

Benefits:

  • Pension
  • Medical insurance after probation period
  • Eyecare voucher
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Mileage/travel expenses as appropriate
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • 25+8 days holiday