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Presales Network Architect

Job Title: Presales Network Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bracknell, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: RC/C/Presales_1629305590
Contact Name: Rohit Chavda
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Presales Network Architect - Contract - Basingstoke/Bracknell

Leading managed services provider in the defence industry require an experienced Presales Network Architect on an ongoing contract basis to work on-site in their Berkshire/Hampshire offices.

**A national security clearance is required for this role but candidates not holding this level of clearance will be considered**

We are looking for Pre-Sales Network Architects, with previous pre-sales and bid experience, to join our existing dynamic Networks Practice. They will work closely with the Delivery Executives, Solution Owners and Customer to produce design documentation on a wide variety of complex changes and bids that vary in size and complexity.

Core Skills

  • Provide day-to day-support to the Delivery Executives and Solution Owners to create innovative network solutions and offerings against the customers' requirements.
    * Create and be responsible for High Level Designs and Architecture Overview Document that meet, or exceed, the customers' expectations.
    * Production of estimates including BOMs, licensing and effort based on chosen methodology.
    * Support the Lead Bid Architect/Solution Owner in defining designs in line with requirements.
    * Ensure designs produced are fit for purpose and are capable of being put through Design Approval Board (DAB).
    * Provide input into reports, when required, to the customer and Lead Network Bid Architects.


  • Demonstrable design experience in proposing and utilising technologies from a variety of industry leading technology vendors.
    * Previous experience working alongside the customer to derive requirements.
    * Experience in requirements management and associated tooling.
    * Previous experience working on bids and/or large and complex changes.
    * Solid understanding of a variety of network and routing protocols.
    * Experience with Network Management or SIEM designs, tooling or support.
    * Demonstrable troubleshooting skills and approach to defect resolution.
    * SDWAN experience is advantageous.

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