Network Solution 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 seeking a Network Solution Architect to join our Networking Practice in Melbourne. This role will require you to provide trusted advisory and provide technical sales support throughout the sales and presales process
What we expect you to do

  • Outline technical architecture descriptions across domains, functions, and industries, then monitoring and governing the implementation
  • Be responsible for solution design, business development, and transition of projects from presales to delivery, and sales support
  • Provide assistance on networking solutions, product plans and roadmaps
  • Participate or lead in scope of work determination, product pricing, software quotations, cost estimates, work estimates and RFP/RFI responses
  • Assist with the determination of outsourcing, product pricing and collaborates with the Client Manager to develop an implementation solution
  • Manage client proof of concept (POC) initiatives, which will require the involvement of the appropriate resources, and setup and delivery of the POC

This position will require you to have a broad knowledge and experience solutioning:

  • Network routing and switching
  • Network transformation
  • Hybrid WAN and IT networking
  • Software Defined Networking
  • Wireless Networking
  • Datacentre Networking

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrable background working in a presales and technical architecture (networking / connectivity focused) environment.
  • Broad exposure to multiple vendor technology.
  • Deep knowledge across routing, switching, SDN, NSX, datacentre and wireless
  • Capable of communicating technically and at C-Level.
  • Ability to build and maintain long lasting business relationships.

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.