Closing Date: Fri, Dec 4, 2020

Ref Num: A8721

Location: Home Based

CDW UK seeks Technical Consultant.

Do you:

  • Have excellent communication and presentation skills?
  • Have the ability to technically and professionally motivate and mentor others?
  • Have a positive attitude and influence on others?

If so the recruitment team wants to hear from you. When applying please quote A8721. Your application needs to be with the Recruitment team by 04th December 2020.

The role of Technical Consultant within CDW Professional Services is to consult, design, plan and implement complex technical projects.

The successful applicant will work closely with the Principal Technical Consultants and other technical teams. The Technical Consultant will also support the Sales and Solutions teams to provide the technical expertise required to close sales opportunities and propose the current plan to better serve our customers. This will typically involve technical presentations, solution demonstrations, solution design/configuration, proposals, bid response documentation, Statement of Work creation, HLD and LLD documentation.



  • CCNP Enterprise plus one other CCNP Track (preferably Wireless or Security)
  • Fortinet NSE4 or greater
  • Palo Alto PCNSE or greater


  • VMware VCP-NV (2020) or greater
  • Checkpoint CCSE R80.x
  • AWS and/or Azure accreditations
  • Arista accreditations

Knowledge and Experience

  • Technically lead from the front
  • Proven track record and exposure with design, implementation & troubleshooting:
    Cisco SDA, DNAC, ISE and Wireless
    Catalyst Family range Switches
    HPE Networking & Switching
    Aruba and Cisco Wireless
  • Security exposure to Cisco Firepower, Palo Alto, Fortinet and Checkpoint
  • Demonstrable experience in Cloud Security
  • Thorough understanding in SD-WAN
  • Holds, maintains and continues to develop industry-recognised expert-level technical relevance through prior experience from being involved in delivering complex projects, appropriate vendor certifications, technical training in core and associated skills (multi-skilled), vendor relationships, industry awareness and attendance / participation in trade/vendor events
  • Is able to continually demonstrate exceptional skills in time-management, planning, sales and all types of communication
  • Has proven extensive commercial awareness, able to protect the interests of CDW in all aspects of professional services delivery
  • Is able to continually demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and experience of technical infrastructure hardware, software and solutions, as well as extensive expert-level technical experience in one or more relevant fields
  • Is able to continually demonstrate delivery of quality and consistency whilst delivering excellence and at the same time continuing to strive for improvement
  • Prior experience working in an IT Services organisation, IT channel, or value-added reseller

Please note, your application will be retained for a period of six months. After this period it will be removed from our systems.