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Senior Core Architect (New York, NY) in New York, NY at Presidio, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
  • 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
We have a great opportunity for a Senior Solutions Architect to join our team in New York, NY.   As part of the Pre-Sales Engineering Team, you will be responsible for:
  • Meeting with Presidio’s customers to collect requirements for infrastructure solutions centered on Core (Route/Switch) Networking, Security and Wireless Technologies
  • Assisting the sales team in identifying and qualifying opportunities with new and existing clients
  • Designing and architecting complex network topology’s to meet desired customer outcomes based on solutions consisting of hardware, software, licensing, and engineering services
  • Creating scopes of work and task lists for various types of projects in support of these solutions
Key Responsibilities
  • Work with the Presidio sales team to develop customer relationship while contributing to the overall sales process
  • Establishing status as a Trusted Advisor with Presidio customers
  • Meet with customers to identify business drivers, desired business outcomes and gather technical requirements
  • Create high-level solution designs/architecture and present to customers
  • Create and develop Bill of Materials (BoM)
  • Collaborating with Presidio’s Professional Services organizations on developing deployment models
  • Write and present Statement of Works (SOW)
  • Staying current on the ever changing software defined landscape
  • Presenting in front of large audiences at seminars and conventions
Required Skills
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience or military experience with a minimum of 7+ years of practical technology experience
  • Expert Level Knowledge of overall Networking, Security and Wireless technologies and architectures including, but not limited to: Core Routing\Switching technologies and protocols (BGP, IGRP, QoS, VPC, NX-OS etc), SDN (NSX, ACI), Security (Next Gen Firewalls, EndPoint Security, Cisco ISE, NGFW, Umbrella, Palo Alto), and Wireless (Cisco, Meraki). Role will be very Cisco focused, but wide breadth of vendor product knowledge is required
  • Demonstrated passion for technology, solution design and self-study
  • Comfort leading CIO/CTO level presentations, solution demonstrations and whiteboard sessions
  • Experience in working in collaborative team environments
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products including Visio
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, organization skills and detail oriented
  • Excellent presentation skills
Preferred Skills:
  • Experience working for a systems integrator is preferred
  • Minimum qualifying certifications: CCNP, CCIE is 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.