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Lead Networking Consultant

Location: Belgium - Zaventem | Job-ID: 177461 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: IT Consulting

 

ARE YOU OUR NEW COLLEAGUE?

Our business is about enabling users through technology. But first of all, it's about people.

#winningtogether

 

 

 

Computacenter Belgium is looking for a

Lead Networking Consultant

 

 

Who We’re Looking For

 

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Lead Networking Consultant to join our dynamic and rapidly expanding Networking Consultancy Practice within Computacenter.


The Lead Networking Consultant will deliver both pre and post sales technical consultancy to our customers, leading teams of consultants in delivery/implementation engagements, as well as providing pre-sales qualification, bid response and design to consultancy engagements. 
 

As a senior team member, you have responsibility for providing technical leadership and direction to the team as well as providing guidance to internal and external customers in defining complex technical strategies with leading edge technologies. You will also have governance and assurance responsibilities, as well as influence over strategic direction and team development.
 


 

What You'll Do

 

  • Lead the technical elements of pre-sales responses 
  • Host customer opportunity / strategy meetings, including presenting solutions from a commercial and business perspective 
  • Provide solution assurance and governance 
  • Create and assure technical designs 
  • Undertake individual consultancy assignments, analysing customer requirements, gathering and analysing data, recommending solutions 
  • Technically manage the design and implementation of large scale, complex solutions 
  • Ensure consultancy assignments are undertaken consistently and with quality, using Prince2. 
  • Highlight all technical risks so that any Computacenter's exposure to commercial loss can be minimised. 
  • Keep up to date with current and future market developments, competitors, technologies, products and strategies 
  • Quality assure deliverables produced by team members to ensure consistency and accuracy within a multiple technology solution. 
  • Lead and present at customer workshops and meetings 
  • Produce / update all assignment documentation 
  • Identify other Computacenter service and sales opportunities 
  • Define solutions, technologies and standards to blueprint best practice within the technology tower. 
  • Build and develop relationships with key stakeholders across Computacenter. 
  • Build and enhance relationships with peers and Computacenter's sales force (Account Managers, Client Directors, Sales Specialists) 
  • Develop relationships with partners and vendors to enhance opportunities and capabilities for the practice 
  • Provide thought leadership at a company and industry level 
  • Mentor other consultants 
     

 


What You'll Need

 

  • Practical experience of using a consultancy framework / methodology 
  • Extensive experience of presales, RFP responses and determining customer requirements 
  • Ability to design complex technical solutions 
  • Excellent communication skills; both written and oral in English and good command of Dutch and/or French
  • Ability to deal with sensitive customer issues 
  • Ability to provide input into bid, project and technical documents 
  • Ability to input into business case development 
  • Negotiating skills 
  • Extensive presentation experience to large audiences 
  • Extensive consultancy experience in a similar organisation 
  • Detailed product knowledge of the following technologies; 
  • Professional Qualifications accreditations with other vendors desirable 
     

Desirable Technology / Vendor Experience

 

  • Cisco Systems: Nexus, Catalyst (inc C9000 portfolio, ISE, ACI, Umbrella, StealthWatch, ETA, Viptela 
  • Cisco wireless 
  • F5 Networks: BIG-IP, ASM, WAF, AFM, APM 
  • HP Aruba: Clearpass, Wireless portfolio 
  • Citrix Netscaler and Netscaler SD-WAN 
  • AWS: Network architecture and connectivity, including DirectConnect 
  • Microsoft Azure: Network architecture and connectivity, including ExpressRoute 
  • Fortinet entreprise networking

 

 

 

What Can You Expect

 

  • A fair package which reflects your knowledge & experience
  • The very real opportunity to progress, develop and grow
  • A fun and vibrant "one team' culture that thrives on celebrating success
  • The opportunity to work for a company that truly values people


 

Working at Computacenter Belgium will give you the opportunity to support large multinational companies, partner with leading technology companies and collaborate with colleagues who care in Belgium and across the world.

Our motto is “Small enough to CARE, big enough to COPE”.

 

With around 200 colleagues we are at a size that enables us to care for each other and our customers, whilst benefitting from being part of a large international business with global reach and 18.000 colleagues.

 

Most people who join us, stay with us. They are proud of our reputation and our values as we learn, earn and have fun. This is how we deliver great service to our customers, year after year.

 

 

If you would like to join the Computacenter family, we look forward to receiving your application.

Please apply online at https://jobs.computacenter.com/


 

About us

 

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 18,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £6.7 billion (2021). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.

 

We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.

 

We’re growing. We’re hiring. We encourage. We empower. We support.
#winningtogether #peoplematter

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