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Network Consultant

Location: Belgium - Zaventem | Job-ID: 42762 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: IT Consulting

 

ROLE

The Principal 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 a Principal Consultant has responsibility for providing technical leadership to the team and providing guidance to internal and external customers in defining complex technical strategies with leading edge technologies.

 

KNOWLEDGE & KEY SKILLS

 

ESSENTIAL

  • Ability to design complex enterprise scale complex networking, collaboration and security solutions
  • Pre-sales, design and delivery experience across DC infrastructure, Software Defined Networking, Network Virtualisation, Campus LAN, WAN, Application Delivery and Voice, Video and Collaboration solutions
  • Strong routing and switching skills
  • Good knowledge of the security features and best practices regarding the design and deployment of enterprise scale networking and data centre solutions
  • Excellent communication skills; both written and oral
  • Significant pre-sales experience
  • Proven ability in producing excellent documentation for a technical audience
  • Ability to deal with sensitive customer issues
  • Ability to present large internal and external audiences
  • To have worked as a lead technical consultant, leading a team of technical consultants in post sales delivery of projects
  • To have worked on consultancy assignments within a wide variety of organisations.
  • Experience of working within a number of large organisations (more than 1000 IT users)

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Host customer opportunity / strategy meetings, including presenting solutions from a commercial and business perspective
  • Provide technical governance of in-flight projects
  • Complete technical designs
  • Undertake individual consultancy assignments, analysing customer requirements, gathering and analysing data, recommending solutions
  • Technically manage the design and implementation of large scale 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, technologies, product and strategies.
  • Attend and present at customer workshops and meetings
  • Produce / update all assignment documentation
  • Quality assure deliverables produced by team members to ensure consistency and accuracy within a single technology solution.
  • Identify other Computacenter service and sales opportunities
  • Build and enhance relationships with peers and Computacenter's sales force (Account Managers, Client Directors and Sales Specialists)

 

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

 

Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.

 

However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.

 

That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.

 

We are still looking forward to getting to know you!

 

About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 16,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £5.05 billion (2019). 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.

 

Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?

 

We’re growing. We’re hiring. We encourage. We empower. We support.
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