Network Consultant

London (Central)
13 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
We’re Advanced Join a business that embraces innovation, gives you the scope to seize every opportunity and will help get you where you want to go. Life at Advanced begins in an unprecedented environment with a role that matters, taking you on a fast paced journey of discovery, however big that might be. We’re one of the UK’s largest and fastest growing software companies. True partnership is the defining thing that makes us different from the competition. We pride ourselves on delivering focused software solutions for public sector, enterprise commercial and health & care organisations that simplify complex business challenges and deliver immediate value. The Requirements Working in the PS division you will be a client facing Network specialist with CCNP, CCDA and ideally CCIE you will: Undertake individual consultancy assignments, analysing customer requirements, gathering and analysing data, recommending solutions encompassing the full product lifecyle (Design, Deploy, Operate and Improve) Involvement in designing Managed Services (as opposed to single technology solutions), taking into account functionality, technology, deployment, support, management and monitoring, and commercial pressures. Producing quality documentation using Advanced 365 standard templates and contribute to bid, project, departmental and technical documents Maintaining a billable utilisation rate of >75% (or rate as otherwise determined) by ensuring that work undertaken is appropriately authorised and approved as billable Presenting proposals to clients both formally and informally through a variety of channels Maintaining an awareness of technological developments and best practice and adapt and apply new and appropriate ideas Successfully handing over solutions to relevant internal or external support organisations, including knowledge transfer Highlighting all technical risks so that any of Advanced 365’s exposure to commercial loss can be minimised Assisting with pre-sales technical queries and input into tenders, quotes and bids Identifying other Advanced 365 services and sales opportunities Delivering and promoting quality, excellence and continuous service improvement for Professional Services engagements We would like you to have: Solutions experience, ideally in a shared services infrastructure environment. Experience in VMware ESXi environments with experience in virtual server deployments and suppor Proven experience in a role such as Infrastructure Consultant including experience in areas such as dealing with customers, network design experience, presales, documentation, etc. Join the A Team Does this sound like the kind of role you are looking for? If you are keen to join an organisation that is going through an exciting growth period at the moment then please apply via the link above. Some of our Key Benefits are: Excellent benefits from day one: contributory pension, life insurance, income protection insurance, childcare voucher salary sacrifice, cycle to work scheme, and employee assistance programme 25 days holidays Special focus on training and development with the opportunity to excel your career from our internal Talent Development Team Be part of an organisation that has recently been ranked by Deloitte in the Top 50 fastest growing tech Companies If you want to more about our careers and life in general at Advanced please follow us on LinkedIn and visit This job was originally posted as