Presales Director - Microsoft & Cisco
Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by CV-Library
£(phone number removed) + Bonus + Benefits
We are actively seeking an exceptional Presales Director / Head of Pre-Sales to join a leading, global IT business. The position will involve managing and moulding the existing Presales department whilst developing the practice, from a big picture prospective. You will need to be technically astute, with a proven track record of people management.
As an Presales Director / Head of Pre-Sales, you will transcend both technical and management positions, in a unique role within the business. You will have responsibility for ownership of client issues whilst also growing the presales practice through leadership, redefining practices and effective recruitment.
We need an excellent communicator who isn't afraid to roll their sleeves up and parachute in to solve problems further down the chain. You will need to have been working in a visible Presales Director or Head of Pre-Sales (or Senior Presales) position for a number of years, with the gravitas to lead. From a technical prospective we are looking for individuals with exposure to Microsoft and Cisco products and services, in the following areas:
Networking and Security (To include next gen networking - ACI, Firepower and NSX)
Cloud (ideally Azure, but AWS considered)
EUC and EUD
Infrastructure and Converged Infrastructure
Along with a wealth of experience, you will need to hold up to date certifications in your area(s) of specialism. Certifications that we are looking for (at least one from each category desirable, or top end if specialist):
Cisco: CCNP R&S, CCNP Security, CCDA, CCDP or CCIE
Microsoft: MCSE, MCSA, MCTS, MCP
VMware: VCP6-DCV, VCP5-DCV, VTSP, VSP
Cloud: Azure Administrator, Azure Solutions Architect, Azure Developer, AWS Solutions Architect
If you would like to discuss the role in more depth, please do not hesitate to send your CV through to Steven at Penguin Recruitment, along with your personal mobile number. Alternatively, apply online and he will contact you