Solutions Consultant

Solutions Consultant

London E1

£45-50k

Working hours:

 

Key hours – Monday to Friday 9-5.30. Candidates will be expected to have a little bit of flexibility as they could be doing a mix of on-site visits, home, and office working.

With an expansive and established portfolio spanning Cloud, Data Centres, Virtualisation, Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, Security, Unified Communications and Voice, Professional Services, SDN/SD-WAN and of course traditional Networking. We re extremely well positioned within the market to deliver needs of clients. The depth and breadth of the portfolio and the commitment applied to provision of exceptional service quality has enabled the business to secure the trust of more than 2500 business clients. With industry leading levels of customer satisfaction, the capability of the business is underwritten by client reference-ability and ensured our entry to the London Stock Exchange’s Top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain in 3 successive years

 

Overall purpose of the job:

“Pre-Sales” Solutions support internally and externally to Sales Account Managers working on network and basic voice or cloud projects

Work as a team player to assist in the smooth running of the Solutions department

Closely interact with the engineering department during the design stage of new solutions

Key responsibilities for this job:

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 the 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:

A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Minimum of 4 to 5 years of Significant IT / Telecoms experience

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

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

A minimum of one additional discipline listed below:

Experience in designing secure Internet solutions (UTM firewalls. SIEM) desirable

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

Bonus – 10-15%, depends 50/50 on the company’s and personal performance.

Eyecare voucher

Cycle to Work scheme

Mileage/travel expenses as appropriate

Childcare Vouchers

25+8 days holiday

To apply for this job email your details to chris@rsoltd.com