Principal SD-WAN Consultant

Become a change maker and join Node4.

Node4 have a committed, talented, and diverse workforce that is growing all the time, but as we expand through our own growth and acquisitions, we never lose sight of the most important part of our business - our people. We want you to grow, learn, and evolve alongside us. So, whether you're just starting out in your career or looking to progress as an industry professional, Node4 has a place for you.

About the role

As an SD-WAN Principal Consultant, you will be responsible for providing expert guidance, strategic direction, and technical leadership to our clients in implementing and optimising SD-WAN solutions. You will work closely with architects and clients, and deliver scalable, secure, and efficient SD-WAN solutions tailored to their specific needs. This role requires deep technical expertise in SD-WAN technologies, strong consulting skills, and the ability to technically lead and mentor a team of delivery consultants. The Principal SD-WAN Consultant will be fully engaged with enterprise and service provider network services provision, technical network delivery, hands on configuration, and documentation management.

What will you bring?

  • Certification or technical capability equivalent to Fortinet NSE7 certification.
  • Proven experience (5+ years) as a network consultant, architect, or engineer, with a focus on SD-WAN solutions within an MSP.
  • In-depth knowledge of SD-WAN technologies, such as Fortinet, or similar platforms.
  • Strong understanding of network protocols, routing, switching, security, and cloud networking concepts.
  • Demonstrated experience in solution design, including network topologies, security policies, and high-availability configurations.
  • Proficient in configuring and troubleshooting network devices, including routers, switches, firewalls, and load balancers.
  • Excellent consulting and communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong technical leadership abilities, with a track record of effectively mentoring teams.
  • Proven project management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks, manage timelines, and deliver projects on schedule.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical thinking skills, with a focus on delivering innovative and reliable solutions.

What can we offer you? 

  • Hybrid Working 
  • Private Medical Insurance or Company Paid Health Cash Plan 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • 25 days holidays plus your birthday off 
  • Option to purchase additional holiday (up to 5 days) 
  • Company Pension Scheme 
  • Life Assurance x 4 
  • A diverse workforce 
  • Employee investment with Node4 training Academy 
  • Family savings and shopping discounts through the Node4 benefits portal. 
  • Discounted Gym Membership 
  • Modern facilities with open and welcoming breakout areas 
  • Company Social events 
  • Never ending supply of hot and cold drinks, biscuits, sweets, and fruit 

Why join Node4?

Founded in 2004, Node4 has experienced exceptional growth and success over the years. From an office in Derby to locations nationwide. From three people to a workforce of over 1200. We believe that our people are the driving force behind our success. We are a vibrant, passionate, and diverse team committed to providing exceptional service as standard. We are proud of our employees and the environment that reflects our core business values of Passion, Innovation, and Trust. 

Node4 is the place to be if you are passionate about technology and providing exceptional service while developing your career within a welcoming and evolving company. 

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