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Global Principal Consultant - Network

Company: SHI GmbH
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary
The Global Principal Consultant - Network will focus on proactively supporting SHI network infrastructure strategies and complex client-facing opportunities in the form of architecture design, integrated partner technology lab environments, and management of large-scale client projects. This role works directly with Technical Consultants and supports internal SHI sellers in the form of complex technical pre-sales. This role also supports sales operations and ensures delivery of solutions based on the opportunities and targeted strategic Global Team practice goals.
As Global Principal Consultant - Network, you will work with cutting-edge technologies to help Fortune 150 customers analyze and design technology solutions. This position requires a driven individual that has hands-on technical experience in a wide array of networking areas, wishing to further develop their exposure to both technologies while acting in a senior lead technical role with SHI customers.
The Global Principal Consultant - Network will report to theGlobal Director of Presales Enterprise Architecture. This is a remote position but may be required to report to the SHI headquarters for meetings as determined by SHI management.
About Us
Since 1989, SHI International Corp. has helped organizations change the world through technology. We've grown every year since, and today we're proud to be a $14 billion global provider of IT solutions and services.
Over 17,000 organizations worldwide rely on SHI's concierge approach to help them solve what's next. But the heartbeat of SHI is our employees - all 6,000 of them. If you join our team, you'll enjoy:

  • Our commitment to diversity, as the largest minority- and woman-owned enterprise in the U.S.

  • Continuous professional growth and leadership opportunities.

  • Health, wellness, and financial benefits to offer peace of mind to you and your family.

  • World-class facilities and the technology you need to thrive - in our offices or yours.

    Include, but are not limited to:

    • Collaborate with the Global field sales teams to help qualify, understand, and recommend opportunity solutions

    • Work closely with SHI and partners' engineering, architecture, and delivery teams to ensure a cohesive selling motion with both the customers and field sales teams

    • Provide technical expertise to the field sales staff for onsite customer visits

    • Provide technical leadership for our sales efforts during the sales cycle with clients

    • Participate in related RFP responses as needed

    • Develop and document technical reference architectures; developed within the lab environment and targeted and integrated opportunities or developed based on client objectives

    • Develop and deliver webcasts, presentations, and white board workshops

    • Stay current with new technologies and innovations and recommend creative adoption of new technologies

    • Acquire and maintain relevant industry certification as directed and required

    • Perform post-sales support in the form of project leadership and guidance

    • Provide technical support for security solutions; client facing and in lab environments

    • Perform proactive evaluation and assessment of new networking technologies

    • Develop and maintain knowledge of network standards and guidelines

    • Create technical solution offerings incorporating technical standards, policies, and procedures

    • Continually assess existing solutions and services and identify opportunities for improvements


      • 10+ years of experience working in an engineering, consulting, analyst, or operations role aligned with network technologies

      • 10 + years prior industry experience as a network architect on high traffic networks

      • Previous experience in IT or a presales-focused role supporting, designing, architecting, implementing, and troubleshooting technologies supporting large scale multinational clients

      • Experience with standard load balancer design, SSL termination, and overall application/solution design (L4-7)

      • Experience with L2/L3 network and security design to adhere to good security practices employing all protocols

      • Proven Experience working with IPSEC, VPN, and SSL, SASE, SEE

      • Proven knowledge of network protocols including BGP, OSPF, and Rip Advanced knowledge of routing and switching protocols to include security policy setup

      • Experience with scripting languages for automation of routine work such as Python/Ansible

      • Proven knowledge of SDN, 5G technologies

      • Platform experience with, but not limited to, the following: Juniper, Riverbed, Arista, Extreme, F5, Akami, HPE, VMware, SilverPeak, FortiNet, Palo Alto, Aryaka, Versa, Cumulus/Nvidia

        Required Skills

        • Possess a strong appetite to learn, be challenged, be flexible, and achieve assigned objectives

        • Ability to self-study and engage in independent work in lab facilities to increase job related knowledge and skills

        • Ability to act as a lead within a technical team

        • Ability to develop and drive technical strategies

        • Ability to create advanced network architectures and designs

        • Ability to design, implement, and configure network solutions

        • Ability to analyze and access complex scenarios and solve problems

        • Ability to effectively prioritize multiple demands while ensuring customer needs are met

        • Excellent organization skills

        • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills

        • A strong understanding of / experience with networking and cloud concepts

        • Ability to travel as needed

        • Network and administration background a plus

          Certifications Required

          • Hold Certifications and equivalent(s) such as, but not limited to, the following:

          • CCNA, CCNP, CCDP, CCIE, Azure and/or AWS Networking Certification, Microsoft MTA; CompTIA Security+; GIAC: GISF; (ISC)2: SSCP/CCSP

          • Cloud Security Certifications a plus:

          • AWS, Google, Azure

          • Security Manufacturer Certifications a plus:

          • Palo Alto, Forcepoint, Fortinet, Microsoft, Cisco, Checkpoint, Others as appropriate

            Unique Requirements

            • Position requires up to 25% travel for client meetings

              Additional Information

              • The estimated annual pay range for this position is $180,000 - $240,000 which includes a base salary and bonus. The compensation for this position is dependent on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and market location and, therefore, will vary from individual to individual. Benefits may include, but are not limited to, medical, vision, dental, 401K, and flexible spending.

              • Equal Employment Opportunity - M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status

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                Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco - US-CA-Los Angeles - US-WA-Seattle - US-Remote
                Requisition ID 2023-14592
                Approved Min (Total Target Comp) USD $180,000.00/Yr.
                Approved Max (Total Target Comp) USD $240,000.00/Yr.
                Compensation Structure Base Plus Bonus
                Category Technical Presales/Post Sales

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