Security Consultant

Posted 18 July by GreatFind Recruitment

Title: Security Consultant

Location: Home-based + Greater Manchester (Client’s sites)

Salary: £40k - £55k + £400 per month car allowance

Job type: Permanent

Our well-established client, an award-winning IT reseller who works closely with blue-chip companies is looking for a Security Consultant to join their passionate and friendly technical services team. This is a home-based role with travel to customer sites in Greater Manchester area (may include secondment for longer term contracts for BAU / support activities and project work) and when required travel to the company offices across the UK. This is a consultative role that will work on designing and deploying technical solutions and services to customers. The successful candidate will take ownership on technical solutions delivery and providing BAU and project support in the customer’s site.The ideal candidate will have a strong sense of Service-level agreement (SLA) and high standard on quality, to match the company’s service and people led approaches. This is a great chance to join this well-developed and fast-growing company. Apply now.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide technical presales support to the sales team, for example:

o Attend customer meetings and presentations

o Create proposals, Bill of materials and solution and service designs (high and low-level)

o Peer review deliverables

  • Install solutions and services
  • Document tasks in details
  • Ensure the daily ticket and project status are updated
  • Support the service desk
  • Support day-to-day operational tasks

Personal Qualifications and experience:

  • Minimum CCNP certified
  • Strong and all-round knowledge and work experience of Cisco architecture platforms and Security technologies ( ASA, Firepower, ISE)
  • Good knowledge of Cisco Networking platforms and technologies
  • Experience working in the Services team in an IT reseller, Managed service provider, IT solutions provider is desirable
  • Knowledge of CCNA/P ( Networking and Wireless), Cisco technologies: Umbrella, CES, CloudLock, CWS, Ironport, Stealthwatch and vASA will be advantageous
  • Exposure to other security products such as Meraki, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, Juniper is desirable
  • Excellent customer service and communications skills. Able to communicate well with adaptive approach to both technical and non-technical stakeholders at all levels
  • Great relationship management. Able to build up relationships across departments
  • Confident, approachable and well-organised. Able to prioritise and multitask under pressure and tight schedule
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Can work independently, take the leadership as well as be a team member
  • Have good attention to details and high standard on quality and accuracy
  • Keep up-to-date technical knowledge and news

Joining this company, you will enjoy a fruitful of Benefits, for example:

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Gym discount
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Sponsored education
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Cycle to work scheme

About GreatFind Recruitment

We specialise on IT Channel recruitment, especially in education sector. We work on different job level vacancies from graduate jobs to 3rd line Technicians, and in various departments including IT, sales and marketing, and operations.

We’ve worked in the IT channel for nearly 20 years. We deliver a consultative, personal service to our candidates and clients, and we won’t rest until everyone is happy.

Keywords: IT Channel, IT reseller, managed service, onsite, remote, projects, CCNP, Cisco , ASA, Firepower, CloudLock, Cisco CWS, Cisco Ironport, Cisco Stealthwatch, Cisco vASA, Meraki, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, Juniper

Required skills

  • ASA
  • CISCO
  • Network Security
  • CCNP
  • Powershell

Application questions

Are you CCNP certified?
Do you have Network security experience?
Do you have experience working within a Managed services provider or Technology provider?
Do have a full UK driving licence and car?

Reference: 35660163

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