Solutions Architect - Cirencester

Technology - Information Technology
Ref: 2666 Date Posted: Monday 27 Sep 2021
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Our client based in Cirencester is recruiting for a Juniper Networks Solution Architect with experience with networks and product solutions. This role is a client facing role where you’ll create awareness and drive preference for Juniper Products & Solutions with our business partners. Provide technical leadership in engagements with new and existing partners, Apply Junipers portfolio of solutions during partner enablement activities and become an authority in a specific discipline. You will deliver technical sales presentations, pre-sales advice and white-board technical design sessions and conduct product demonstrations and seminars with partners and end customers.

Duties & Responsibilities

• To evangelise the Juniper portfolio, products, and services, both internally and to partners, and have a holistic understanding of the wider portfolio.

• To write and review technical solutions based on current technical trends and customer requirements.

• To provide support to the Advanced Networking sales team to drive key strategic technical engagements.

• To support the Juniper BDM team with partner enablement activities.

• Accompany sales and sales management to partner and vendor meetings when required.

• To continuously evolve relationships with Juniper and partner technical peers.

• Support the ongoing development of the team’s technical knowledge and ability, with a focus on Juniper products and solutions.

• To assist Marketing to utilise on social media platforms, campaigns as required.

• Adhering to company policy and working to the company ISO Quality Management system (9001 certification) and company security management system (27001 certification) and BSI standards at all times.

 General skills

• An in depth technical knowledge of the Juniper portfolio including MX, SD-WAN, SRX and MIST.

• JNCIS-SP, JNCIS-SEC or equivalent certification. Working towards JNCIP highly desirable.

• Technical understanding of the wider portfolio and the ability to articulate vendors with competing solutions.

• Experience working within a client facing technical sales role.

• Experience working with Cloud, SD-WAN and security.

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

• Proven ability to provide technical demonstrations to different levels of business.

• Passion for learning Juniper technology.

• Driven & self-motivated with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of the wider team.

• Ability to work under pressure, to deadlines and to targets across multiple areas

• Demonstrates ownership of the target and development of that Vendor.

• Maintains a professional and polite disposition at all times and encourages staff to behave appropriately

• Be able to carry out business travel (approx. 20%) (full driving licence required)