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Network Consultant

 Location: UK - Mobile England | Job-ID: 207494 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: IT Consulting

Network Consultant

Life on the team  
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our dynamic and rapidly expanding Consultancy Practice within Computacenter. The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a consultancy position with focus on traditional, advanced and emerging and network solutions. 
Computacenter is experiencing high growth across all our networking technology services and the position will suit a candidate that enjoys a fast moving and varied role, working into enterprise customers that require the definition and delivery of advanced technology solutions.
Whilst the candidate will be expected to demonstrate the right level of technical expertise and certification in the disciplines required, Computacenter prides itself on continuous development of our employees. By joining the team, the candidate will benefit from involvement in highly complex interesting projects but will also receive ongoing targeted training that will advance their technical knowledge and career progression.


What you'll do
•    Working as part of a team or as the technical lead with experience in:
o    Enterprise level projects:
    Requirements gathering
    Solution definition
    Technical costings
    Design creation – High Level Design and Detailed Level Design creation and/or input
o    Onsite customer facing activities
o    Outcome based deliverables
o    High quality documentation
o    Customer relationships
o    Personal time and quality management
•    Strong traditional networking experience supported by vendor certification
•    Exposure to advanced and emerging technologies: Data Centre Fabrics; Network Security; Network Automation (IaC); Cloud Networking and Security; Network Observability.
•    Broad understanding of network security
•    Input or lead pre-sales opportunities
•    Minimum 5 years’ experience as a consultant in a professional services organisation
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Excellent troubleshooting skills
•    Good presentation skills
•    Experience in attending workshops to steer and capture customer requirements
•    Owning high level designs to ensure the required solution is documented and delivered
•    Demonstrable hands-on expertise in delivering traditional and advanced network solutions


What you'll need

Technical Capabilities:

Expected networking certifications to include:
•    Cisco Certified CCNP R&S
•    Cisco Certified CCNP Data Centre
•    Arista ACE/CVP
•    Zscaler Zero Trust Certified Associate (ZTCA)


Desirable networking experience (in addition to expected):
•    Cisco ACI and/or VMware NSX-T (VCP-NV) design and delivery
•    Arista Datacentre deployment
•    Extreme Networks design and delivery
•    Cisco Thousand Eyes qualify, deploy and optimise
•    Cloud Networking and Security design and delivery
•    Cisco SD-WAN: Meraki and/or Viptela design and delivery
•    Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) design and delivery
•    Tufin and/or Skybox network deploy and discovery
•    Forescout IT/OT deploy, discover and optimise
•    SASE experience (i.e. Zscaler ZTNA)


Desirable programmability experience:
•    Terraform
•    Ansible
•    Python
•    Jenkins 


About us

With over 20,000 employees across the globe, we work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology, and helping our customers to source, transform and manage their technology infrastructure in over 70 countries. We deliver digital technology to some of the world’s greatest organisations, driving digital transformation, enabling people and their business. 

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