Work for LAN3

LAN3 is a fast growing organisation always on the lookout for talented individuals, who can help us to achieve our goals and contribute to the continuing success of the business.

Building relationships is key to our success, be it with customers, partners or colleagues. We want our people to really make the difference. In return, we offer fulfilling, long-term career opportunities and an attractive remuneration package.

 

Current Vacancies:-

  

 

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Pre-Sales Networking Consultant

 

Reports to:     Head of Services

Location:        Customer Sites, LAN3 Head Office, Home-Based (dependent upon location)

LAN3 focus on the design and management of secure network infrastructure, across enterprise, healthcare and academia, and have a new opportunity for a Pre-Sales Consultant, with proven technical and business acumen, to join the team.

The successful candidate will be required to apply wireless and wired networking subject matter knowledge to solve common and complex business challenges, supporting the LAN3 Sales team on opportunities with diverse complexity and scope.

Responsibilities: 

  • Assist the LAN3 Sales team throughout the sales cycle, by attending client meetings/calls/webinars to determine the technical and business requirements prior to producing a solution.
  • Create and confidently deliver technical presentations, internally and externally.
  • Assist the Sales team in creating persuasive sales proposals/commercial and technical documentation, including Tender responses.
  • Build productive relationships, internally and externally.
  • Sell the technical solution to the customer with professionalism and enthusiasm, with the ability to manage conflict.
  • Work closely with the LAN3 PMO and Professional Services Engineers, articulating the customer requirements, ensuring a smooth transition from Sales into Delivery.
  • Confidently and effectively demonstrate the LAN3 product portfolio to an audience with varying technical knowledge. 

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • At least 2 years’ experience of requirements gathering, design and solution building and the ability to replicate this in a commercial setting.
  • A strong understanding of wireless technology. CWNA is required for this role (CWSP preferred).
  • A strong understanding of wired technology. CCNA is required for this role (CCNP or CCDP preferred).
  • Organised and analytical, able to eliminate sales obstacles through creative and adaptive approaches.
  • Ability to maintain a pleasant manner and calm disposition in difficult situations, with prospects and team members.
  • Ability to cope under pressure and prioritise work accordingly
  • Innovative thinker/problem solver with strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Full UK driving licence and a willingness to travel

 

Please contact Catherine Hakki (catherine.hakki@lan3.co.uk) for more information, or to apply.

 

 

Professional Services Engineer

 

The role encompasses all aspects of post-sales services, including Pre-Staging, Configuration, Knowledge Transfer, Documentation and Network Health Checks.

You will be expected to be an expert in LAN3's core networking technologies, as well as have a high-level technical understanding of  LAN3’s full product portfolio. You will be able to provide a consultative approach to the implementation phase of all projects. The ability to communicate efficiently to both technical and non-technical people and feel confident discussing technology with customer’s technical teams and c-level alike, is imperative.

You must have a professional and can-do attitude towards work. An attention to detail is required at all times. You will act as a role model and mentor to junior members of the team.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Provide Field-based post-sales implementation services to LAN3 Customers, including but not limited to: pre-staging of switching and wireless technologies, provision into customer sites (Rack & Stack), configuration, testing, User Acceptance Testing and documentation
  • Understand the impact of implementing a solution on a customer site and be able to make recommendations on the best approach to implementation
  • Provide advice and knowledge transfer to customers
  • Perform Network Health Checks for customers
  • Produce High Level and Low-Level Technical Documentation
  • Maintain a high level of technical knowledge in LAN3’s Core Products  
  • Keep abreast of technology advancements, specifically LAN3’s product portfolio through training courses, self-teaching and knowledge sharing
  • Contribute to LAN3’s Knowledge Base and Intelligence swarm
  • Report to senior management and account managers on any issue that could significantly impact the customer  
  • Build strong relationships with customers & partners  
  • A good level of business awareness and commercial acumen  
  • Strong organisational, time management and prioritisation skills  
  • Ability to proactively suggest alternative ways of approaching tasks, to provide a better service to our customer base

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE:

 

  • At least 3 Years’ Experience within a technical IT role
  • Experience as a Professional Services Engineer
  • Industry recognised technical certifications – Microsoft, Cisco e.t.c
  • CCNP Certification or higher is desirable
  • Experience working with LAN3’s Core Technologies – Dell EMC Networking, Extreme Networks, Aerohive Wireless, Ruckus Wireless, Palo Alto Networks' Security Platform.
  • Experience configuring Microsoft Technologies - RADIUS/NPS, Certificate Services, DHCP
  • Experience with Network Access Control (NAC) Solutions
  • Experience in working to PRINCE2 and ITIL standards
  • Effective communication skills at all levels
  • A passion for working with people and the ability to quickly build rapport
  • Demonstrating a strong understanding of wireless, switching, SD-WAN and Security Technologies

 

Please contact Catherine Hakki (catherine.hakki@lan3.co.uk) for more information, or to apply.

 

Project Manager

 

Reports to:     Head of Services

Location:        Customer Sites, LAN3 Head Office, or Home Based

Working with team members from across LAN3, the Project Manager will play a vital role in the delivery of wired and wireless network installation projects.

Key responsibilities

  • Managing projects of varying size and complexity
  • Managing multidisciplinary, cross organisational teams to produce project deliverables
  • Reporting to LAN3 customers on all aspects of your projects, using written reports, Gantt charts and other relevant documentation
  • Lead all stakeholders to achieve project milestones
  • Determine and deliver progress updates and order status information in line with the LAN3 reporting cycle
  • Reporting project finance and schedule information to the Head of Services
  • Promoting improvements to the PMO with LAN3

 

Skills and personal qualities

  • PRINCE2 qualified
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Competence with MS office (inc. Word, Excel etc.)
  • Strong organisational, planning, co-ordination and time-management skills
  • Self-motivated, working well independently and in a team setting under time constraints
  • Quality focused. Ability to work analytically with a pro-active approach to problem-solving
  • Business acumen with a customer service focus.

 

Please contact Catherine Hakki (catherine.hakki@lan3.co.uk) for more information, or to apply.

PMO Scheduler

 

Reports to:     Head of Services

Location:        LAN3 Head Office, Oxfordshire

To ensure successful planning and resource management. The role involves active participation in a close-knit delivery team, to optimise output, productivity and overall efficiency.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage engineering resource to deliver installation/project activities, in line with the required resource utilization targets
  • Determine and deliver progress updates and order status information in line with the LAN3 reporting cycle
  • Work with Project Coordinators and Project Managers to analyse the impact of identified risks, issues and proposed changes on project schedules
  • Identify and monitor critical dependencies between orders and engineering resource
  • Highlight opportunities to improve delivery dates using activity overlaps and resource optimisation

 

Skills and personal qualities

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Competence with MS office (inc. Word, Excel etc.)
  • Strong organisational, planning, co-ordination and time-management skills
  • Self-motivated, working well independently and in a team setting under time constraints
  • Quality focused. Ability to work analytically with a pro-active approach to problem-solving
  • Business acumen with a customer service focus.

 

Please contact Catherine Hakki (catherine.hakki@lan3.co.uk) for more information, or to apply.