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Core Practice Director, TriState (New York, NY) in New York, NY at Presidio, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/20/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    New York, NY
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  • Experience:
    At least 7 year(s)
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Job Description

At Presidio, we think, architect, implement and support the practical reality of IT every day.  We bring together the best minds in the industry to deliver IT excellence and support the answers to our clients’ IT challenges.  As one of the largest IT-as-a-Service solution providers in the U.S., we combine experience and stability with regional expertise and the unique ability to cover local and global business needs. For more information about Presidio visit our website at
Reporting to the Vice President, Solutions, the Core Practice Director will provide leadership for the Core Practice team of engineers that is responsible for driving the development, communication and execution of the Presidio strategy. The Practice Director will be responsible for developing and empowering talent that will support the required business execution. 
This will be an individual who has a combination of excellent leadership skills, technical skills and an understanding of technology’s intersection with business. The individual in this role should also have a general and up to date knowledge of industry trends and alternative products beyond the offering of Presidio. Critical to the success of this position is an interest in and understanding of the enterprise technologies as a whole.
Key Responsibilities
  • Provide a clear strategy that the Core Practice engineers will be able to execute.
  • Update the business (sales, SAs, PS, MS etc.) as the strategy is adjusted
  • Drive innovation in terms of developing new services or offerings to meet market demand
  • Work in tight alignment with our Professional Services teams
  • Understand and track the financial performance of Core Practice
  • Create and maintain an environment that garners high performance of the Engineering team, retain and add talent
  • Manage and coach direct reports to exhibit leadership qualities
  • Maintain tight alignment with national resources
  • Maintain the visibility of the practice with our sales teams, providing quarterly practice updates
  • Maintain an up-to-date pipeline of all practice opportunities
  • Forecast practice bookings on both a monthly and quarterly basis
Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and/or military experience
  • 7+ years of I.T. related experience
  • 2+ years of leading a team of Engineers
  • Proficiency with Cisco Core Switching.
  • Proficiency with SDN architectures (One of ACI or NSX)
  • Proficiency with network security.
  • Proven ability to manage an engineering team.
  • Proven Problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Expertise in documenting requirements, establishing scope and objectives
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work collaboratively with teams
  • CCIE preferred.  
Presidio, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/ VEVRAA Federal Contractor.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances.
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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.