Senior Pre-Sales Consultant - Networks

Job description

Position Overview

The Senior Presales Consultant supports the sales and presales teams and the process by assisting in the sale of multiple networking vendor technologies and solutions to our wide customer base, alongside mentoring Junior members of both teams. The Senior Presales Consultant collaborates with both local and group resources to propose solutions that meet customer technical needs and is the subject matter expert on cybersecurity technologies within the technical community.

Job requirements

Job Requirements

The Senior Presales Consultant works with the sales team to ensure customers are provided with accurate proposals that meet both their technical and business requirements, as well as developing strategic views of accounts and the cybersecurity marketplace - As such they must:

  • Produce Bill of Materials (BoMs) for sales to quote against
  • Provide detailed technical responses to customer RF(x) / Tender documents
  • Be involved in or run Proof of Concept sessions with customers
  • Deliver technical presentations to customers on relevant technologies and solutions
  • Drive technology strategy into our most important customers
  • Keep abreast of the latest technology innovations that may be relevant to our customers
  • Be a leading light in Networking and Automation producing content for the wider marketplace such as blogs, podcasts, and articles

Applicants must have an existing ability/authority to work in the UK on a full-time basis for an unlimited period of time.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum 4 years in a presales role directly serving customers
  • Extensive experience of presenting to customers
  • In-depth knowledge of current networking technologies and trends
  • Good understanding of firewall, VPN and network security
  • Passionate within their field
  • Willing to continually evolve and learn new technology
  • Experience of the following vendors:
  • Juniper
  • Arista
  • Cisco
  • Extreme / Brocade
  • Cumulus

Knowledge and experience in selling the following solutions:

  • Switching infrastructure: Datacentre/Campus
  • Wireless LAN (WLAN)
  • WAN / Routing
  • SD-WAN
  • SASE
  • Network Management
  • Network Automation: APIs, Python, Ansible, Gitlab, Netconf

Salary and Benefits

Infradata believe in the provision of a healthy workplace and operate as a close team, we, therefore, provide our staff with the following benefits:

  • Salary is market competitive and based on experience
  • Commission scheme based on the achievement of sales targets
  • Private Healthcare (Vitality)
  • Car Allowance
  • Death in Service Benefit