Network Solutions Architect

Looking for the next step in your career? Enjoy a challenge?  Do you have an ambition for innovation? Want to make a difference?

 

If you join our growing global team, you’ll be working for an industry leader with offices across five continents, in over 47 countries and more than 28 000 employees.  You will work with some of the leading world brands across the Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies – who are all relying on Dimension Data to help them use the power of technology to achieve their ambition in this digital era. You’ll be part of a team who’s passionate about making a difference to the way technology shapes how we live and work – whether it’s protecting the rhino, connecting the G20 Summit, or revolutionising cycling, giving you the opportunity to do great things.

 

You’ll be joining a Global Top Employer, recognised for investing in talent because people are at the heart of our success. You provide the skills, passion and ideas, and we’ll provide the platform to realise your ambitions. Great talent. Great teams. Great work. Great opportunities.

 

Want to be part of our team?

We are currently looking for a Network Solutions Architect to join our highly successful Connectivity Solutions team on a permanent position. 

This is a pre-sales role which would be responsible to consult with Dimension Data's clients and work with internal teams to create strategies, transformational designs and the architectural vision for complex solutions that address the clients’ needs and deliver highly available and secure network connectivity solutions.

 

You would have the following key areas of focus:

  • Take responsibility for pre-sales activities and solution design.
  • Participate in and/or lead scope of work determination.
  • Provide assistance on Networking solutions, product plans and roadmaps.
  • Understand the client’s environment, business needs and provide expertise and consulting on the relevant solutions.
  • Co-ordinate hardware and software quotations with account teams.
  • Develop and deliver scope of works, hour/cost estimates, professional proposals and design documentation.

 

To secure and succeed in this position, you will need:

  • Strong experience in Network and Network Security architecture, particularly across Data Centres
  • A strong understanding of and experience designing solutions utilising a vast range of Network and Network Security solutions
  • Proven pre-sales/consulting experience and track record in delivering successful network solutions.
  • The ability to build and maintain working relationships with multiple clients
  • The ability to recognise opportunities for future business within an account

 

 

We look for people with a client centric, consultative approach. You’re committed to excellence and ongoing development, and want to leverage the fantastic training opportunities that we offer. We want team players. We care about our clients, our colleagues, and the environment and we want you to do the same. 

 

In return for your skills and your commitment to our values, you will be rewarded with:

  • a responsive and balanced workplace
  • unparalleled IT industry positioning
  • industry leading benefits
  • an excellent salary and bonus structure
  • a talented and focused team.

Join our growing global team and accelerate your career with Dimension Data. Apply today by clicking the ‘apply for this job’ button! 

 

Diversity in Dimension Data

Dimension Data is an equal opportunity employer with a global culture that embraces diversity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be unfairly discriminated against on any arbitrary ground including race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected category.