Network and Security Principal Consultant-Jersey

As a Network and Security Principal Consultant, you will be an integral member of a dynamic team responsible for the high-quality delivery of our products and services. Delivering pre- and post-sales support to internal and external customers in defining complex technical solutions, including the design, implementation and configuration of complex, broad and diverse mix of enterprise-scale engagements. You will be the specialist between the business and our clients, working closely with our sales team to ensure high level engagement throughout the client lifecycle relationship. You will take responsibility for several lead projects/teams and delegate roles, activities and work to suitable resources. As a senior member of the team you will be involved in the deployment of our enterprise solutions. The position requires understanding market development, practice development, and working with leaderships in pursuits, proposals etc. You will advocate the importance of client delivery as well as internal practice and service delivery models. The ability to mentor team members and communicate effectively with clients, team members and business lines are essential.
Application Deadline
October 30, 2020
Professional Services
Employment Type
Permanent - Full Time
Reporting To
Director-Professional Services

Key Responsibilities

-Lead the conversation and direct the execution of the sales team by combining both technical vision and business insight.
-Prioritise and manage activities for an active pipeline of prospect and customer opportunities. 
-Involvement in pre-sales and support, and where appropriate, maintaining contact with client organisations.
-Identify potential clients and building and maintaining customer relationships.
-Support the design, development and delivery of complex LAN/WAN and security solutions (part of team or working under own supervision).
-Prepare documentation and present progress reports both internally and externally.
-Help develop the skills and mentor other team members.
-Undertake other ad-hoc duties as requested.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

Personal Attributes:
Does not require direct supervision, able to take high level direction and proactively move a project or internal initiative from start to finish with minimal assistance.
-Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to present to large internal and external audiences.
-Understand customer requirements and business challenges.
-Unique blend of technical and customer facing skills.
-Out-of-the-box thinker.
-Effectively communicate solution value. 
-Detail oriented. 
-Analytical and problem-solving orientation. 
-Collaborative team member.
-Self-motivated and able to lead and deliver large scale projects.

10+ years technical experience and increasing responsibility (team lead, mentoring, and technical lead) designing networking and security solutions across a range of vendors, with a minimum of 5 years delivering enterprise projects.
-Relevant qualifications or accreditations in one or more technology areas and strong networking and security skills, preferably up to CCIE/CISSP level or with proven enterprise experience.
-Demonstrated expertise in correlating business drivers and needs (financial drivers, impacts, and restrictions) into technical solutions, on proposed solutions.
-Experience leading projects inclusive of skill identification and budget management.
-Experience in performing a wide variety of technical and organisational tasks which leads or directs the work of others.
-Demonstrated communication and relational skills able to form a trusted advisor relationship with a customer, able to listen and guide a technical discussion, able to clearly articulate complex topics.
-Experience working with Software Defined Network Technologies.

Technical Skills
Produce high quality High- and Low-Level Design documentation describing technical systems solutions, providing overall design direction and recommendations for resolution of complex technical issues.
-Ability to design complex technical solutions and provide input into bid, project and technical documents.
-Must be able to articulate and design WAN/LAN solutions.
-Must have deep technical knowledge with Cisco ISR, ASR, Catalyst, Nexus & Cisco Meraki.
-Must have experience designing and deploying Wireless solutions - Cisco WLC, AIR-AP, Meraki & Ubiquiti.
-Must have hands on experience designing and deploying security solutions using Cisco Firewalls, IPS and Security - Cisco ASA/ISE/ACS/Firepower FTD & FMC & Cisco Meraki.
-Able to quality assure deliverables produced by team members to ensure consistency and accuracy of data.

-Load Balancing - F5 Big IP GTM & LTM, Cisco CSS/CSM/ACE.
-Fortinet Fortigate and FortiSwitch.
-Experience carrying out network security audits.

Non-Technical Skills:
-Proven track record of building deep technical relationships with key stakeholders, senior executives and growing cloud consumption share in large or highly strategic accounts. 
-Proven ability to mentor and train junior level architects.
-Proven track record of driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts & ensuring follow through to deliver results.
-Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences. 
-Prior work experience in a consulting/architecture position within a software & services company. 
-Problem-solving mentality leveraging internal and/or external resources. 
-Exceptional verbal, written communication and presentation, especially when explaining complex cloud solutions (and architectures) in simple terms.
-Demonstrate a high level of business acumen.
-Highly organised. Able to prioritise a variety of critical short, medium- and long-term tasks for multiple activities.

-Bachelor’s degree as a minimum or demonstrate equivalent experience.
-Must be CCIE R&S certified 

-Fortinet NSE 4 

Job Benefits

Employees at C5 enjoy an attractive benefits package as part of our continuous employee value commitment. 
  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive annual leave
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Corporate gym rates
  • Corporate dental scheme rates
  • Personalised training plans
  • Proactive learning environment
  • Company-wide social and team events
  • Daily fruit
  • Access to the latest technologies
  • Access to technology leaders / technical specialists
  • An environment to be yourself

About C5 Alliance

Be part of #LifeatC5...

As a friendly, ambitious and progressive company, we are focused on the delivery of technology for positive impact. As we continue to expand our business, we are looking for talented and enthusiastic individuals to join our growing team.

By joining our company, you will become part of a collaborative pool of digital specialists with the opportunity to build a rewarding career in technology and make a valuable contribution to the industry. 

We're a people-powered business and committed to being the employer of choice where all of our teams have the opportunity to succeed, be proud and enjoy a long and rewarding career. We achieve this by being an agile and entrepreneurially led firm, posessing a values-based culture with innovation & technology at our core. We offer a compelling and evolving EVP including personal career development in an environment with a multi-disciplinary approach. Now part of the BDO network we are part of a global brand and have access to our international colleagues. As a unified business we have a genuine belief in shared success.

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Application Deadline
October 30, 2020
Professional Services
Employment Type
Permanent - Full Time
Reporting To
Director-Professional Services
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