JOB TITLE: Pre Sales IT Analyst


Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Bristol
Job Reference : 13008SM Job Category : IT
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 20/04/2017
 
Salary & Benefits : £45000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Pre Sales IT Analyst Paying circa £45k plus bonus Based in Bristol


Job Description

Pre Sales IT Analyst
Paying circa £45k plus bonus
Based in Bristol

The Opportunity
This is an Pre Sales IT Analyst role with fantastic progression opportunities. Initially working alongside our IT Category Director on a daily basis devising and architecting IT Infrastructure solutions for our clients and being involved in the end to end sales process form inception and scoping and presenting through proof of concept to project plan handover. This role has a direct and (for the right candidate) rapid development path to a Senior Technical Analyst role, for which we pay 55k+ This role is ideally suited to someone who has rapidly progressed through first line, second line and third line infrastructure support and now sees themselves wanting to design infrastructure solutions for the end-user client or someone in a more technical pre-sales role who has the talent to go further, but is held back where they are.

The Company
Our client are a market leading technology services company providing Managed Print, Document Workflow, IT Infrastructure, Connectivity, Cloud and Data Centre Services and VoIP Unified Communications Systems to a customer base which is split equally between Corporate and Professional clients / Local Government and Education establishments / Commercial clients. 2017 Turnover will exceed £30m with the aim to exceed £50m by 2021.

The Role
As a Pre Sales IT Analyst you are responsible for supporting the Sales and Account Management Teams in developing compelling sales propositions for our existing clients and potential new clients to update and improve their IT Infrastructure. This will include On-Premise and Cloud based Servers, Storage, Wi-Fi, general network infrastructure, virtualized and non-virtualised desktops and Microsoft operating systems. It will also include attention to connectivity needs, network security requirements, appropriate firewalls and anti-virus provision. The purpose of the role will be to convince the client that our solution provides the best architecture to meet their business requirements and that we establish ourselves in their minds as subject matter experts and trusted advisors with the ability to deliver. Initially you will work closely with the Technical Director on all opportunities, but increasingly be asked to architect, price and propose solutions on your own

Responsibilities
The Pre Sales IT Analyst

*Attending Pre-Sales meetings with Account Directors, Account Managers and Business Development Managers to ascertain customer requirements
*Conducting IT Infrastructure Audits
*Preparing and presenting IT Infrastructure Review Reports
*Creating well thought through infrastructure designs and specifications
*Presenting infrastructure designs and specifications alongside members of the Account Teams
*Running proof of concept projects on client sites
*Manufacture Deal Registration, manufacturer pricing sourcing and negotiations
*Writing deployment project plans to pass to the Post-sales deployment team

The Candidate
The ideal Pre Sales IT Analyst will have;

*A strong technical background in IT infrastructure
*Experience of the Pre-Sales business to business environment
*A passion for IT network solutions
*An ability to communicate clearly and enthuse others about technology

The Package
Paying circa £45k depending on experience
Bonus,
Pension,
Medical,
Death in Service
22 days paid holiday


Job Keywords

Pre Sales, IT, Engineer, Technician, Analyst, Solutions, MSP, Technology, Infrastructure, Account Manager, Technical, Bristol, Audits, project, sales, tender, bid, project manager, RFQ, RFI,



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