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Networks First IT Career Opportunities

As one of the Best Companies to work for in the UK, Networks First is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of network services for converged infrastructures. Networks First is a credible, well established company with over 20 years operating in the channel, and we have recognised that developing employees from within is critical to our success. You can read more about the business, how we work, our talented staff and the services we provide on our website – www.networksfirst.com

First Line NOC Engineer.

Networks First is recruiting for a First Line NOC Engineer.

The role of the First Line NOC Engineer is to ensure the smooth running of our services, which requires a proactive approach to service delivery with a key focus on the customer’s experience. As the First line role you will be responding to alerts generated by management systems and carrying out first line diagnostics. This will involve providing customer centric support on a 24×7 365 shift basis.

Personal Development

Networks First will assist in the development of the individuals both from a technical and soft skills basis to allow for progression within the organisation

Vendor certification is vital to Networks First to as it enables us to obtain resources from vendors (Sales, Pre-Sales, TAC and SR), therefore the individual will have an appetite for training and certification.

As the role requires the individuals to keep abreast of new technology the individual will be required to spend 1 day bi-monthly on skills update such as increasing their product knowledge and protocol knowledge.

Who are Networks First?

As one of the Best Companies to work for in the UK, Networks First is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of network services for converged infrastructures. Networks First is a credible, well established company with over 20 years operating in the channel, and we have recognised that developing employees from within is critical to our success. You can read more about the business, how we work, our talented staff and the services we provide on our website – www.networksfirst.com

Your Skills

  • Entry level certification (or working towards) from one of the major vendors supported by Networks First or experience working with equipment from one or more of the major network vendors (Cisco, Extreme, Enterasys, Nortel, 3Com, Mitel, Avaya, Huawei and HP Networking)
  • Experience in dealing directly with customers in an on-site environment
  • Flexibility as the role will demand changes to work patterns at short notice. Engineers may also need to work within other Service Delivery teams as required
  • CRB and SC Clearance required due nature of supported contracts
  • ITIL Foundation (training will be provided)
  • Attitude and willingness to learn and progress

This is a customer facing role were written and verbal communication is extremely important.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has recently passed their CCNA, looking to develop their skills and progress within their career.

For further information or to apply please contact Leanne Cox at careers@networksfirst.com.


Account Manager/Director

As an Account Manager, you will need to deliver a sustained sales performance fit to achieve and exceed 100% of the target through finding new partners, opening new opportunities, as well as maintaining our existing our partners. Account Managers’ support Networks First’s decision to maintain its Channel Centric status.

An Account Manager’s target is made up of new business through selling managed services, professional services and multiyear annuity business.

Networks First is a national organisation, therefore as an Account Manager you will be expected to travel around the UK and attend four customer meetings per week.

Networks First are looking for someone who is highly focused and results driven, has exceptional communication skills alongside excellent presentation skills, selling and delegation skills, possessing integrity and credibility.

Who are Networks First?

As one of the Best Companies to work for in the UK, Networks First is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of network services for converged infrastructures. Networks First is a credible, well established company with 25 years of operating in the channel, and we have recognised that developing employees from within is critical to our success. You can read more about the business, how we work, our talented staff and the services we provide on our website – www.networksfirst.com

Your Skills

Will possess a strong IT services sales track record with demonstrable results in networking solutions selling with multi-vendor mix technology experience in the networking space.
Will possess drive and energy.
Will be committed to the achievement of excellence.
Strong numerical and analytical skills.
Experience of working with service delivery teams
Experience of driving and winning tenders
Relevant industry knowledge and experience
Will have experience presenting up to board level and have proven success at closing high value contracts
Demonstrable track record of significant revenue and gross margin generation with complex product mix and multi-line services and solutions into target accounts.
Will have the required presence, gravitas and knowledge to be credible at all levels in an organisation.
Consultative or solutions led approach to new business development
Strong commercial acumen combined with good market knowledge
Can balance strategy development and tactical execution.

Location: UK wide

Salary: attractive basic, OTE uncapped

Benefits: Car allowance, Private Health Care, Pension (company contribution of up to 5%), 25 days annual leave (plus public holidays), quarterly bonus half days, life insurance, childcare voucher, cycle to work scheme.

For a full job description or to apply, please contact Leanne Cox at careers@networksfirst.com.

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