Network and Security Engineer

Inlaks is the one of the foremost ICT Company in Africa who have a multinational offering. As a market leader within its sector, Inlaks provides a Cyber security platform into a range of sectors.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Network and Security EngineerLocation: NigeriaReports To: Network and Security ConsultantSupervises: N/ASBU/ Dept/Unit: Enterprise Business UnitAccountabilityProviding technical support to EBU Sales team on all network and security opportunitiesAccountable for the networking and telecommunication infrastructures in EBUFunctions & ResponsibilitiesAssist sales representatives during customer facing calls to help gather customer requirementsAdvise customers on the latest product and solution offerings with a good understanding of the supported featuresGuide customers on design scenarios; upgrade paths, product road maps, and industry best practicesStay current on industry technology trends through partner training and provide knowledge transfer to customers and team membersProvide technical support during product demonstrations that familiarize the customers with the product(s) involved in the proposed solutionPerform technical presentations to ensure understanding of the design and equipment requirements in support of the sales processCreate a bill of materials for the sales representatives along with a clear outline of the benefitsProduce diagrams and proposals as required to help document the overall solution and illustrate the recommended designHandle and coordinate RFP responses as requiredReview, interpret and respond to detailed business requirements specifications (BRS) to ensure alignment between customer expectations and current or future ICT capabilityDefine and design technology solutions to assist the business in meeting their business objectives within the agreed enterprise architectureCarry out Proof of Concept implementation and support to showcase suitability of technology solutions for customer environmentsUndertake system assessments to document statistics of customer infrastructure inclusive of remediation steps for improvementDevelop, test, implement and support technology solutions, and report on delivery commitments to ensure solutions are implemented as expected and to agreed timeframes.Develop new opportunities and creating enterprise wide deployments as well as drive the technical account strategy, design and build innovative solutions, and overcome technical obstacles to drive successful deployments and create long term customer valueManage relationships, engagements and communications with external and internal customers/vendors/partners, drawing up architecture, technical documents and projects timelines, and ensure objectives are met.Understand and properly communicate client’s expectations to the teamAny other responsibility assigned by managementKey Perfomance Indicator80% participation in local seminars and conferences to improve knowledge base on Network and Security Solution Offerings from our Partner OEMs% R&D completed to improve consultative selling skillsNumber of customer presentationsPersonal development - Cisco Certified Network Associate, ITIL etcSkills / Competency Requirements Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:RoutingSwitchingCollaborationWireless technologiesNetwork CablingApplication Delivery ControllersUniversal Threat ManagementEndpoint ProtectionNetwork DesignITILPowerPoint Presentation SkillsProposal Design and DevelopmentLead GenerationProblem IdentificationProspectingGeneric Skills:Business WritingTaking InitiativeOwnershipAnalytical Skills / Problem SolvingTime ManagementInterpersonal SkillsMeticulous approach to work 

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