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Senior Solutions Architect - Contact Center (Irvine, CA) in Irvine, CA at Presidio, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/14/2019

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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).

The Contact Center Solutions Architect (SA) is a position that supports the Contact Center Business for the West predominantly CA. You work with local AM’s, Contact Center Team members and Area based SA’s. You will have an emphasis on designing and supporting customers with their contact center solution needs. You may also be called up on to assist in sales planning and development strategies.


Key Responsibilities

  • Contact Center PreSales for qualified deals. Provide technical and consultative assistance to sales in the design of complex contact center solutions.
  • Assist in the completion of RFP, RFI, RFQ as required
  • Create Bill of Materials (BOM) in Cisco’s Commerce Workspace (CCW) and others
  • Perform technical presentations to customers, partners, and prospects
  • Prepare technical demonstrations in a lab as required
  • Perform presentations of deployment methodology and technical best practices.
  • Assist in the development of contact center documents for presales
  • Perform peer reviews of SOW’s
  • Participate in Detail Design Sessions with Clients
  • Prepare documentation for Cisco’s A2Q process
  • Stay well-versed on newly released versions of Cisco, AWS and other vendors and 3rd party contact center products
  • Stay well-versed on relevant competitive solutions, products and services
  • Maintain current certifications and obtain new contact center certifications as they become available


Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience and/or military experience
  • Knowledge and demonstrated operating experience in the following areas of specialization:
    • Cisco ICM/IPCC Enterprise
    • Cisco CVP
    • Cisco IPIVR
    • Cisco Callmanager
    • Cisco IPCC Express
    • H323/SIP
    • AWS Connect
  • Strong written and verbal communication, listening, and strong presentation skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills: ability to assess a problem and determine an effective course of action.
  • Knowledge of software and/or hardware, testing and implementation
  • Ability to work effectively and make valuable contributions as a team member
  • Demonstrate technical knowledge and consultative skills
  • Ability to perform tasks with minor supervision
  • Demonstrate ability to implement, drive and track projects
  • Ability to apply solutions, technology and products to a business opportunity


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.


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