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Solutions Architect in Memphis, TN at Presidio, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/9/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Memphis, TN
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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 or follow us on Twitter @Presidio.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Solutions Architect in our Cordova, TN, location. A successful Solutions Architect (SA) for enterprise networking should be able to present and explain various networking and wireless technologies to customers, guide them through requirements gathering, and formulate a solution consisting of hardware, software, licensing, and engineering services. SAs are responsible for creating scope of work and task lists for various types of projects in support of these Solutions. Specific tasks include creation of bill of materials for hardware/software solutions, creation of consulting engagements, including pricing of engineering services and creation of statement of work.

Key Responsibilities

  • Meet with Presidio’s customers, collecting requirements for infrastructure solutions relating to networking, secure and mobility
  • Present and explain technologies to customers, guide them through requirements gathering and formulate a solution consisting of hardware, software, licensing, and engineering services
  • Develop engineering solutions for sale to Presidio customers.  
  • Work with Account Manager/Sales Team to develop customer relationships and solutions to assist in the sales process
  • Create high level solutions designs/architecture and present to customers
  • Creative Customer facing Presentations
  • Create Bill of Materials & Configurations for solutions
  • Build Scope of Services and Professional Service Pricing
  • Write Statements of Works
  • Create scope of work and task lists for various types of projects in support of these solutions.

Required Skills: 

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience and/or military experience
  • Demonstrated passion for technology, solution design, and self-study
  • Comfort with leading group presentations, solution demonstrations, and whiteboard sessions 
  • 7 + years of experience as a Solutions Architect with focus on one or more of these Cisco architectures: Borderless Networks, Datacenter networking, Wireless, and Security
  • Strong Pre Sales / Cisco Solutions Design expertise
  • Strong sales acumen and technical expertise
  • Familiarity with Netformx, Cisco Commerce Workspace (CCW)
  • 7+ years of broad IT experience
  • Strong knowledge of Cisco architectures to include: Borderless Networks, Datacenter networking, Wireless and Security. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products including Visio
  • At least the following certifications: CCNA/CCDA/CCNP and other non-Cisco certifications (preferred)
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Preferred certifications CCDP/CCIE, but not required
  • Experience in a Value Added Reseller (VAR) environment also 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.


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