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Senior Systems Engineer-ACI,Nexus, SDA, SD-WAN, MI-Wixom in Wixom, MI at Presidio, Inc.

Date Posted: 2/18/2019

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Job Description

Presidio is a leading North American IT solutions provider focused on Digital Infrastructure, Cloud and Security solutions to create agile, secure infrastructure platforms for middle-market customers. We deliver this technology expertise through a full life cycle model of professional, managed, and support services including strategy, consulting, implementation and design. By taking the time to deeply understand how our clients define success, we help them harness technology advances, simplify IT complexity and optimize their environments today while enabling future applications, user experiences, and revenue models. As of June 30, 2018, we serve approximately 8,000 middle-market, large, and government organizations across a diverse range of industries. Approximately 2,900 Presidio professionals, including more than 1,600 technical engineers, are based in 60+ offices across the United States in a unique, local delivery model combined with the national scale of a $2.8 billion dollar industry leader. We are passionate about driving results for our clients and delivering the highest quality of service in the industry. Presidio is majority owned by affiliates of investment funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO).

Job Description:

  • Evaluates existing data center environments, designs solutions that address business issues, and implements efficient and cost saving solutions for customers
  • Understand client's infrastructures, their needs and provide expertise and consulting on Cisco solutions.
  • Provide design, implementation and support of Cisco Datacenter technology (Nexus, UCS, ACI, WAAS, MDS, 6500 VSS, etc.)
  • Provide integration of VMware and/or Storage (EMC or NetApp) with Cisco DC technology (a plus)
  • Develop and deliver professional proposals, including design documentation
  • Ability to provide management and account team oral and written reports on the client needs, problems, interests, market situations, competitive activities, and potential for new products/services.
  •  Creates and manages the project for key technical deliverables including, but not limited to, capacity planning, implementation, configuration, usage reporting, and allocation to host
  • Provides guidance regarding architecture and application processes to the engineering team and the project as a whole
  • Provides pre-sales engineering support to sales team to ensure that all needs of any sales opportunities are fulfilled
  • Coordinates conference calls for technical issues to provide status of open opportunities and resource requirements to management
  • Serves as a liaison between company and the customer regarding the implementation and maintenance of Systems
  • Analyze log files, performance issues, and the production environment for mission critical systems
  • Provides Level 3 support for all installed platforms and provides operational health of the Open Systems infrastructure and the applications used to control it
  • Recommends alterations to development and design to improve quality of products and/or procedures.

 Qualifications

  • Experience 5+ years of related experience in data center systems design, development, verification, and implementation
  • Excellent communication / interpersonal skills
  • Strong experience in Cisco solutions (CCNA or higher certification preferred).
  • Strong skills in Cisco Data Center (Nexus, UCS, ACI, WAAS, MDS, etc.)
  • VMware and/or Storage experience (EMC or NetApp) a plus
  • Thorough knowledge of Cisco products and understanding of infrastructure and best practices.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or the equivalent in experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills including client-facing consulting skills
  • Ability to travel up to as needed.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

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RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE: Presidio has a strict PSL in place and will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role through the Presidio portal.  Candidate Resumes/CV's not submitted through the Presidio portal or submitted directly to Hiring Managers will be considered unsolicited and will be treated as gifts and no fee will be payable. Thank you for your cooperation.