Job Summary :
The objective of the Networking Solutions Architect is to develop technology solutions and strategies for clients.
Design, plan, and implement LANs / WAN / WLAN’s based on customer / business requirements
Ability to navigate difficult customer environments while maintaining professionalism
Analyze client networks and RFP’s to fill gaps leveraging products and services
Organize technical presentations for sales team and clients
Provides Subject Matter Expertise (SME) deployment training.
Will help grow and expand the breadth and depth of solutions delivered to clients .
In conjunction with the R&D team, develop Software Defined product solutions (SDN and SD-WAN) for our customers.
You will be joining a fast growing Managed and Professional Services team with a global reach.
Analyze business requirements to develop technical network solutions and framework. Document the solution using Visio diagrams.
Maintain a thorough understanding of the internal tools, systems and processes in order to develop quality / approved technical proposals to customers
Ability to present solutions to customers with presentations
Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning.
Develop technology roadmaps.
Develop test plans, implementation plans, and project timelines for various projects.
Write functional requirements / specifications documents.
Develop standard operating procedures (SOPs)
Gather and evaluate information to reason logically, draw valid conclusions, take appropriate actions and / or make appropriate recommendations.
Review firewall rules, IPS, routing, and VPNs.
A focus on wireless infrastructure deployments, WLC configuration and security integration.
Propose process and technical improvements to management.
Create specifications and technical documentation.
Review change management process.
Share domain and technical expertise, provide technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members.
Provide presales architecture and design support for both new and existing customers
Maintain a high degree of technical knowledge within services product and services portfolio
Work individually or with others to ensure growth and / or new business development in target
Maintain and develop technical specialization and certifications as required
Provide leadership for service engineers for pre and post sales.
Drive adherence to company policy, departmental procedures, certification, training, and safety.
Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, including consulting skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong passion for learning and teaching others
Ability to develop professional services proposals
Exhibits strong coaching skills and potential leadership skills
Successful experience designing and implementing network solutions in multiple environments for multiple clients
Strong problem solving skills
Must be able to communicate effectively and in a constructive manner with management, peers and coworkers
Focus on areas of technology driven by company and customer technology objectives
Industry certifications such as CCIE, JNCIE preferred
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information systems a plus
French or German language skills a plus
Accompanied with the many highlights of moving to Amsterdam there are some "life things" that need to be sorted - like securing a job, finding housing, getting suitable health insurance, meeting a network of new friends, and more.
We help you navigate the odds and ends of relocating so you can focus on the fun parts of exploring and getting settled in your new home.
Please contact christine up-starter.com if you are interested in this position.