Solutions Architect at Vodafone
Telecommunications | Slough, United Kingdom, GB
I am an experienced pre-sales/sales engineer with a successful track record of winning bids with converged MPLS based global network solutions.
I have knowledge and experience of gaining an understanding of the business needs of customers and ensuring all the key components of any technical solution have been identified and their costs understood.
Specialties: SIP based voice services, MPLS WAN, integrated Internet, service management wrap, SLA regimes, bid responses
2013 - Present
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University of Hertfordshire
Burnley College of Arts & Technology
Maths, Chemistry, Physics
Towneley high school, Burnley, Lancashire
GCSE and CSE