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Global Principal Consultant - Network

Company: SHI International
Location: Providence
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job SummaryThe Global Principal Consultant - Network will focus on proactively supporting SHI network infrastructure strategies and complex client-facing opportunities in the form of architecture design, integrated partner technology lab environments, and management of large-scale client projects. This role works directly with Technical Consultants and supports internal SHI sellers in the form of complex technical pre-sales. This role also supports sales operations and ensures delivery of solutions based on the opportunities and targeted strategic Global Team practice goals.As Global Principal Consultant - Network, you will work with cutting-edge technologies to help Fortune 150 customers analyze and design technology solutions. This position requires a driven individual that has hands-on technical experience in a wide array of networking areas, wishing to further develop their exposure to both technologies while acting in a senior lead technical role with SHI customers.The Global Principal Consultant - Network will report to the Global Presales Engineering Manager. This is a remote position but may be required to report to the SHI headquarters for meetings as determined by SHI management.About UsFounded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $12 billion global provider of IT solutions and services, and currently has over 5,000 dedicated employees worldwide.To learn more about SHI International Corp, visit our website: www.shi.com/careersWhat SHI Can Offer:

  • World Class Facility includes on site gyms and cafeterias
  • Ongoing opportunities for personal and professional growth and development due to our strong promote from within philosophy
  • Work in an up-beat, creative, and fun environment
  • Benefits including medical, vision, dental, 401K, and flexible spendingResponsibilitiesInclude, but are not limited to:
    • Collaborate with the Global field sales teams to help qualify, understand, and recommend opportunity solutions
    • Work closely with SHI and partners engineering, architecture, and delivery teams to ensure a cohesive selling motion with both the customers and field sales teams
    • Provide technical expertise to the field sales staff for onsite customer visits
    • Provide technical leadership for our sales efforts during the sales cycle with clients
    • Participate in related RFP responses as needed
    • Develop and document technical reference architectures; developed within the lab environment and targeted and integrated opportunities or developed based on client objectives
    • Develop and deliver webcasts, presentations, and white board workshops
    • Stay current with new technologies and innovations and recommend creative adoption of new technologies
    • Acquire and maintain relevant industry certification as directed and required
    • Perform post-sales support in the form of project leadership and guidance
    • Provide technical support for security solutions; client facing and in lab environments
    • Perform proactive evaluation and assessment of new networking technologies
    • Develop and maintain knowledge of network standards and guidelines
    • Create technical solution offerings incorporating technical standards, policies, and procedures
    • Continually assess existing solutions and services and identify opportunities for improvementsQualifications
      • 10+ years of experience working in an engineering, consulting, analyst, or operations role aligned with network technologies
      • 10 + years prior industry experience as a network architect on high traffic networks
      • Previous experience in IT or a presales-focused role supporting, designing, architecting, implementing, and troubleshooting technologies supporting large scale multinational clients
      • Experience with standard load balancer design, SSL termination, and overall application/solution design (L4-7)
      • Experience with L2/L3 network and security design to adhere to good security practices employing all protocols
      • Proven Experience working with IPSEC, VPN, and SSL, SASE, SEE
      • Proven knowledge of network protocols including BGP, OSPF, and Rip Advanced knowledge of routing and switching protocols to include security policy setup
      • Experience with scripting languages for automation of routine work such as Python/Ansible
      • Proven knowledge of SDN, 5G technologies
      • Platform experience with, but not limited to, the following: Juniper, Riverbed, Arista, Extreme, F5, Akami, HPE, VMware, SilverPeak, FortiNet, Palo Alto, Aryaka, Versa, Cumulus/NvidiaRequired Skills
        • Possess a strong appetite to learn, be challenged, be flexible, and achieve assigned objectives
        • Ability to self-study and engage in independent work in lab facilities to increase job related knowledge and skills
        • Ability to act as a lead within a technical team
        • Ability to develop and drive technical strategies
        • Ability to create advanced network architectures and designs
        • Ability to design, implement, and configure network solutions
        • Ability to analyze and access complex scenarios and solve problems
        • Ability to effectively prioritize multiple demands while ensuring customer needs are met
        • Excellent organization skills
        • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills
        • A strong understanding of / experience with networking and cloud concepts
        • Ability to travel as needed
        • Network and administration background a plusCertifications Required
          • Hold Certifications and equivalent(s) such as, but not limited to, the following:
          • CCNA, CCNP, CCDP, CCIE, Azure and/or AWS Networking Certification, Microsoft MTA; CompTIA Security+; GIAC: GISF; (ISC)2: SSCP/CCSP
          • Cloud Security Certifications a plus:
          • AWS, Google, Azure
          • Security Manufacturer Certifications a plus:
          • Palo Alto, Forcepoint, Fortinet, Microsoft, Cisco, Checkpoint, Others as appropriateUnique Requirements
            • Position requires up to 25% travel for client meetingsAdditional Information
              • The estimated annual pay range for this position is $180,000 - $240,000 which includes a base salary and bonuses. The compensation for this position is dependent on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and market location and, therefore, will vary from individual to individual. Benefits may include, but are not limited to, medical, vision, dental, 401K, and flexible spending.
              • Equal Employment Opportunity M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran StatusRefer a friend to this job (https://careers-shi.icims.com/jobs/12978/global-principal-consultant---network/job?mode=apply&apply=yes&in_iframe=1&hashed=-336032949)Need help finding the right job?We can recommend jobs specifically for you!Job Locations US-NJ-Somerset - US-RemoteRequisition ID 2022-12978Approved Min (Total Target Comp) USD $180,000.00/Yr.Approved Max (Total Target Comp) USD $240,000.00/Yr.Compensation Structure Base Plus BonusCategory Technical Presales/Post Sales

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