LAN Architect / Design Consultant

Recruitment Genius Ltd
England, Surrey, Egham
£50000 - £60000 per annum
25 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
The company is expert in the deployment of technology on a mass multi-site basis (100's of sites) and has been designing, deploying and supporting Network infrastructure solutions for over 30 years. They are a UK company with 5 UK based offices and one European Support Centre.

Main scope of the role

Reporting to the Professional Services Director you will lead technical design and costing activities in response to the needs of their customers.


- Act as a technical resource to the Sales team for all technical pre-sales activities and product related inquiries.
- Answer technical questions, create proposals, analyse client's needs and develop technical solutions based on the best combination of technologies that they can procure, deploy and support
- Perform in-depth and high-level technical presentations for customers/clients regarding the solutions at all levels.
- Become the technical subject matter expert on Cisco's, HP's and others Networking, Wireless and Security products including features, functions, and benefits, while being able to share that knowledge with audiences at various levels of clients from IT Manager to CTO.
- Demonstrate products to technical and non-technical audiences at executive and/or technical levels at pre and post-sale meetings
- Perform on-site and remote hardware configuration and deployment.
- Articulate the technical value proposition and key differentiating capabilities to prospective new customers and solutions partners
- Help with technical content for sales and marketing collateral
- Provide post-sales follow-up, technical training, and consulting
- Assist with post-implementation support for key customers

Desired Skills and Experience

- Proven track record of 5+ years in a Pre-sales/Lan Architect role designing, pricing and creating response documentation for full stack networking solutions.
- Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, leading tender responses as the lead technical author and design authority.
- Certified to a minimum of Cisco CCNP, or equivalent from an alternative leading manufacturer, with specialisation around Switching & Routing, Security or Wireless.
- Retail/Multi-site distributed network architecture experience essential.
- Expert knowledge in full stack networking including wireless, large campus network design, network security strategies, capacity planning and network deployment.
- Expert in wireless networking fundamentals including site survey activities, high density planning/troubleshooting, and roaming
- Understanding of technical sales activities, challenges, and enablement strategies preferred.
- Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and set priorities.
- Excellent presentation skills to a 'C' Level audience.
- Forward thinking technologist, keeping track with market trends, new products and technologies and presenting this back to the Board of Directors.

Please, apply with an up to date CV. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.