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Senior Consultant (18-0108) in Town of Pittsford, NY at ePlus

Date Posted: 9/23/2018

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Job Description

Location- Upstate New York (Candidate can reside anywhere within a commutable distance to sales territory)

Job Purpose:

Are you up to the challenge? At ePlus, we engineer transformative technology solutions for the most visionary companies in the world. As a Senior Consultant, you will be responsible for designing and implementing single- or multi-vendor IT Data Center Solutions. You will have the opportunity to work within an industry-leading account team to understand our clients’ needs and craft sustainable IT roadmaps to get them there. 

This takes imagination, relentless client service, and the tenacity to enable our clients to achieve their visions. Our partnerships with leading edge technology manufacturers—many of which look to us for their own technology infrastructure needs—keep us immersed across the broad spectrum of the IT ecosystem. 

From strategy to fulfillment to managed services, our engineering centric solutions enable our clients to realize what it means for technology to do more.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support a regional sales team with attending sales calls, consulting with customers to determine their specific technology needs and provide design consulting services to address the defined business requirements.
  • Perform pre and post sales functions to consult, design and implement technology solutions for a number of different manufacturer’s solutions Cisco, Meraki, Palo Alto Networks, F5 and Juniper.
  • Act as a pre-sales subject matter expert of networking solutions including routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, wireless networks and other network hardware appliances.
  • Act as a post-sales implementation of networking solutions including routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, wireless networks and other network and security technologies.
  • Perform hardware and software upgrades of installed networking equipment.
  • Conduct technical research on network products and perform proof of concept against technology requirements. 
  • Provide technical mentoring to other team members as needed

Job Knowledge/Skills:

  • Excellent customer service skills on phone and in person
  • Extensive knowledge of TCP/IP, switches, routers, firewalls, VPN technologies 
  • Strong knowledge with Cisco Data Center products including Nexus product line
  • Experience with networking security design and routing/ switch and firewall implementation
  • Must be fully knowledgeable and able to design and plan, implement and support IT solutions using three or more of the following technologies:
    • Storage Area Networks (SAN)
    • Networking
    • Routing
    • Switching
    • Wireless
    • Security

Education and Experience:

  • 7+ years of hands on experience in IT. Experience implementing Cisco Network Infrastructures
  • A candidate who has current industry-recognized certifications is preferred: Cisco CCNP Routing/Switching, Security, CCIE, Palo Alto Networks, etc

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. At this time, ePlus will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
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