Practice Lead – Hybrid Infrastructure Solutions

Practice Lead – Hybrid Infrastructure Solutions

Closing date: 01 February 2019

Location: Work From Home

Ref Num: A5412

CDW UK seeks Hybrid Infrastructure Solutions  Practice Lead.

Are you:

  • Self-motivated and looking for a challenge?
  • Able to thrive while working under pressure?
  • Keen to take ownership of and progress queries to resolution?

It so the recruitment team wants to hear from you by 1 February 2019 quoting reference A5413.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and developing a team of Solutions Specialists and Architects responsible for providing a first-class presales service to the Sales division. Duties of the team include requirements gathering, BoM/estimate creation, proposal writing, RFP response creation, running customer workshops and supporting the wider Solutions team.

To read more about the role, please download the job specification here.

Knowledge and Experience

Proven team management, development, leadership and organisational skills

Pre-sales capabilities with a focus on designing complex solutions for a range of customers, from Mid-market to Enterprise scale

5+ years of experience in either a channel-presales or a hands-on technical consulting/support role

Experience of designing successfully delivered platforms, including the production of proposals, high level designs, RFP responses, PS estimates and migration strategies

High level knowledge is required across the following technologies with a depth of expertise in at least one area:

  • Server Platforms (Dell EMC, Lenovo, Cisco, IBM)
  • Enterprise Storage Platforms (Dell EMC, NetApp, IBM, Pure)
  • Virtualisation (VMware, Microsoft)
  • HCI (Nutanix, VMware, Microsoft, Dell EMC)
  • Networking (Cisco)
  • Backup (Veeam, Commvault, Veritas, Rubrik, Cohesity)
  • Disaster Recovery (Zerto, Microsoft ASR, Veeam)
  • Public Cloud (Azure, AWS)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 – 2019

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Ability to understand what is required at all stages of the sales cycle, from understanding the customer’s decision making process whilst managing vendor requirements for sales closure.

Before you apply, why not take a look at the top ten reasons to join CDW...

Please note, your application will be retained for a period of six months. After this period it will be removed from our systems.

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