Principal Consultant, Communications and Collaborations

Compugen Inc - Vancouver, BC (4 months ago)

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About Compugen
Compugen is one of Canada's top Information Technology (IT) solution providers with extensive service and support resources. Our vision is to “simplify the business of technology, together” by focusing on business objectives and outcomes, aligning the most relevant and effective IT solutions to meet those requirements and providing extraordinary ongoing support capabilities.

Every day, over 1500 dedicated employees across Canada focus on providing extraordinary customer service and support experiences to private and public sector organizations. Since 1981, the Compugen team has developed a strong reputation with market-leading vendors and customers, for creating, implementing and supporting creative IT solutions that delight thousands of customers.

As the Principal Consultant, you will be an immediate starter, motivated to work effectively with a team of technical and business users to architect and design solutions using the latest technology in network infrastructure, security and unified communications. While multi-vendor technology is a key element of your experience, your in-depth knowledge of Cisco networks should be your primary area of strength. This position will support planning, designing, architecting and delivering initiatives for internetworking and security products.

Compugen is an organization that encourages and supports ongoing training and development opportunities. We are composed of a talented, diversified workforce that performs collectively in an entrepreneurial and flexible environment. Our staff members have access to the latest and greatest technologies in performing their daily activities.
Design and implement IT solutions for Compugen Customers
Assist sales team with technical solutions architecture
Work with Communication and Collaborations Group for solution delivery
Lead and manage Infrastructure projects and project teams
Mentor and train coworkers
Install, configure, migrate, troubleshoot and support network infrastructures
Work with Corporate Account Managers to present proposals and advanced technology solutions to customers
Assist the C&C Practice Sales Specialists with developing proposals, project plans and project budgets

College or University education or equivalent
Industry certifications desired – Cisco
Minimum of 5-10 years of IT experience with at least 3 years of experience as a lead IT consultant
Relevant experience designing, architecting and implementing Cisco Solutions
Have excellent customer facing skills with strong verbal, written, and listening skills a must
Have excellent and proven documentation skills
Be used to working in a high stress environment with multiple clients
Ability to work with team environment or take a lead project architecture position when required
Professionalism, confidence, business case analytical skills, presentation skills, and time management skills required
Consistent with our commitments to equity and diversity, we actively recruit from all designated groups. We also provide employment accommodation upon request to current staff members and to applicants during the recruitment process. We aim to provide a work environment where excellence is allowed to flourish and diversity is prized. Compugen is committed to providing accommodation throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, the hiring manager and the human resources contact will work with you to meet your needs.