Pre-Sales Technical Consultant

From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience.
22 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Are you passionate about cutting edge technologies? Do you get excited about designing new solutions? We get 1000’s of technical requirements each year and it’s our Pre-Sales Technical Consultants that are responsible for designing the solutions, whilst working closely with the Account Management and Sales team to find the perfect hosting infrastructure for our clients. If you want to become an integral part of a multi-award winning family owned business we may have a place for you at UKFast What’s the role all about? This is a superb opportunity for a Technical Consultant or Engineer to join UKFast in a crucial role to aid the Sales Team in closing business opportunities. By joining UKFast you will become an integral part of multi award winning family owned business, as well as working on a fantastic range of cutting edge projects. What will my responsibilities be? Advising the Sales and Account Management teams on how UKFast can meet clients requirements Designing solutions for the Sales team for client proposals and quotes Involved in client meetings and conference calls when required to discuss technology, solutions and options available to meet requirements Designing, documenting and presenting network infrastructure and services solutions As well as having fun working alongside some of the best engineers in the industry What skills do I need to have? Desired Skills & Experience Experience of building, and or supporting hosting solutions Comfortable in a client facing role Passionate about technology and continually developing your knowledge base Exposure to either VMWare or Hyper-V infrastructure is key Relevant industry qualifications is desirable, such as VCP/Redhat/RHCA/LPIC/CCNA Any Microsoft qualifications would be of benefit such as MCSE Experience using the following technologies would be highly desirable: Redhat Clustering PHP Tomcat/ Java Application Servers iSCSI/Fibre Channel Storage Apache/ NGiNX/ MySQL Multi-Server Solutions VMWare vSphere Virtualisation Magento CEFS Pacemaker Heartbeat DRBD GFS Redis/ Solr Openstack Libvert/ KVM Linux integrated into heterogeneous environments (i.e. Microsoft) Microsoft SQL Server Microsoft Clustering Microsoft Exchange IIS web services, DFS replication, Active Directory, File Clustering Citrix XenDesktop / XenApp and Remote Desktop Services What’s the earning potential? We offer a salary of £40-60k depending on experience What benefits are on offer? Award-winning training and education centre with two full-time teachers who help you obtain accreditations, develop and learn Table tennis and pool tables to play all day, every day Computer game area – so get your game faces on Crèche on site – bring your little ones into work Gymnasium – great way to keep in shape Free kettle bells, pyramid, spinning classes and circuit training Football/netball/running clubs Steam room to relax Monthly pub quizzes - friends and family can also come along Birthdays off as a paid holiday Free fruit delivered fresh to the office daily Bar – free drinks on a Friday afternoon Auditorium/theatre An extra week holiday when you get married Recording studio Onsite parking Summer BBQs at the founder’s home UKFest – our yearly festival with live bands, free food and drink for the entire company, friends and family. The event is described as a mini-Glastonbury with over 1000 expected to attend in 2016 Regular cinema nights and LAN parties Private BUPA healthcare cover Team building experiences climbing Snowdon Family days out to Chester Zoo Full paid maternity leave for first 16 weeks and full paid paternity leave for 2 weeks Friends and family open days where people related to the company come over to eat and drink with us at Christmas Referral scheme in which you can earn up to £500 for referring superstars to join the business Performance Incentives £4000 bonus to anyone who designs a new software deemed to be useful to the business Reward trips to amazing places such as Vegas or skiing to Switzerland Top performers achieve VIP parking We’re also big believers in rewarding commitment, so you get £1k after 5 years with us and an amazing £10k bonus after 10 years in the family Future plans to have a dog kennels for all you dog lovers Share Scheme for the entire business to make people feel rewarded and connected Pension Scheme with significantly higher matched contribution Contract Type Permanent full-time This job was originally posted as

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