Infrastructure Architect

North West


£40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus


Infrastructure Architect
The company – A growing dynamic provider of Industrial Hardware, Software and Services, one of the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies To Work For with a client list that reads like a ‘who’s who?’ of major blue chip organisations and totally dedicated to customer service.

The role – An Infrastructure Architect with pre-sales duties that would be suitable for someone who has strong communication and presentation skills as well as an in-depth understanding of networking utilising your understanding of virtualisation technologies.

You will be responsible for applying the current product set with new customers and the role will involve supporting the Sales Managers in developing the Customer-Centric Solution (CCS) sales process via customer meetings, customer presentations and developing systems to meet customer requirements.This will include assisting in the creation of proposals – architecture layouts, specification of product, services, solutions etc.

As an experienced Infrastructure Architect your background will include;

1.Strong communication skills with customers and suppliers
2.Awareness of Sales processes
3.In depth understanding of networking
4.Ability to “design in” secure networking
5.Good presentation skills
6.In depth understanding of virtualization technologies
7.Ability to specify and design high level architectures
8.Ability to interact effectively with customers on a technical and commercial level
9.Technical knowledge of hardware
1.Awareness of CCS Sales process
2.System Integration experience
3.Industrial communications experience
4.Qualifications and certifications of any of the relevant technologies or products
5.Systems development/support/pre sales experience with relevant products/technologies
6.Understanding/experience of IEC62443
7.Understanding/experience of NIST
8.Infrastructure or Manufacturing Industry experience
9.Understanding/experience of Remote Desktop Services
10.Understanding/experience of SCADA
11.Wonderware product knowledge
12.CCNA certification
13.VMWare or Hyper-V certification
14.Ability to perform post sales implementation (consultancy) for my clients products
15.In depth understanding of my clients product set
16.Customer facing experience

This is a technical role where you will need to have an exceptional understanding of IT Networking but will also need some pre-sales experience or a strong customer facing background.

To be considered for this Infrastructure Architect role please send your CV immediately by clicking on the link. Ascent people is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy and applicants from all ages and backgrounds will be considered.

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