Cisco Technical Consultant. Networking and Security , Servers Cisco Catalyst, Nexus
CCNP or CCIE or CCSP Certification preferred
Near Chester / North Wales - Part office, part mobile, part home working
£50,000 - £65,000 pa DOE + Car Allowance + Benefits + Bonus
Well established IT Managed Service company, providing secure integrated ICT solutions for both Private Sector Enterprise's and Public Sector organisations in the Wales, North West and Midland regions; required highly experienced Senior grade consultant / engineer with a wide range of infrastructure and security skills to help deliver on going projects and support a growing client base.
You will provide a full end to end service for the design, implementation and on-going management of a wide range of cutting edge technology solutions including: Networks, ICT Security, Business Applications & Enterprise Computing and have strategic alliances with a number of the world's leading ICT vendors including Cisco, Gemalto, Fortinet, Aerohive, Symantec, Microsoft, VMware and NetApp.
In this role you will be:
Installing, supporting and managing new hardware infrastructure
Configuring and supporting a wide range of software platform
Configuring and supporting various public cloud based services, including their managed services platform
Liaising with the sales team to suggest solutions to customer business and technical problems, interpreting client's requirements and designing technical solution
Providing documentation and in-depth Scope of Work (SOW) for clients
Demonstrating solutions to clients and installing proof of concept trials
Managing Service Delivery on a day to day basis for their Managed Services Portfolio including Help-desk, datacenter and reporting/monitoring platforms
Managing Project delivery of both Internal and External Projects on a day to day basis as well as providing Management support to the Engineering team in the absence of the Technical Services Manager
Providing training and technical support for users with varying levels of IT knowledge and competence
Ensuring configurations and data backup of services and implement recovery from disaster
Communicating with Vendors and third parties where required to escalate support cases and assist in diagnostics to resolve issues with hardware, firmware/software
Reading and attending training courses and industry meetings in order to keep up to date with the latest technological developments and trends in engineering
Provide support to other engineers and assist in skills development within their engineering team
Regular day travel and OOH support required (on rota)
Required Skills and Experience:
Technical Skills: A general knowledge of all aspects of security and networking - Especially interested in Cisco qualified individuals as above, Switching - VLAN's, Spanning Tree, Ether channel etc. Routing - RIP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, VPLS, IP Addressing V4 & V6, Experience with the vendors listed below is desirable, an understanding of systems, storage & Microsoft Business Apps (Windows Server, AD, Exchange, SQL etc.) would also be useful.
Educated to A level standard or equivalent, ability to demonstrate similar intellectual capacity. A degree in computer science or similar technical degree would be desirable.
Also Cisco CCNP, CCIE, CCSP qualifications
Very interested in NSE (Fortinet) qualified individuals
NetApp, VMware, Veeam and Microsoft qualification would also be very useful
Project Management skills and related qualifications advantageous but not essential
To suit person with:
Interest and awareness in developing technologies and trends
Proactive, dynamic & focused with the ability to demonstrate a lot of attention to detail
Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook
A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance
Empathetic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view
Excellent written and verbal skills including ability to summarise and articulate complex solutions to clients is essential.
My client is very interested in people that have worked for security specialists, systems integrators, VAR's, managed service providers, hosting & cloud based providers.
If this is you please send CV now and call Tim Morris on 07739 716815
Cisco Technical Consultant. Networking and Security , Servers Cisco Catalyst and Nexus, Fortinet.
Near Chester / North Wales
To £65K + Car + Package