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Solutions Architect in Woburn, MA at Presidio, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

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    Woburn, MA
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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

As a Solutions Architect (SA) and a member of the Pre-Sales Engineering Team, the candidate will be responsible for working with Presidio account managers and customers to collect requirements for Networking, Wireless and Security infrastructure projects and develop engineering solutions and proposals. This position will be based in the Woburn, MA area, however much of the time for this position is spent meeting with customers at their locations (or via conference calls) and daily reporting to the Woburn office is not required. The job is focused primarily in the Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine areas.

A successful Solutions Architect should be able to present and explain various 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 scopes of work and task lists for various types of projects in support of these solutions.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Meet with Presidio’s customers, collecting requirements for infrastructure solutions
  • 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 Bills of Materials & Configurations for solutions
  • Develop Professional Services Pricing
  • Write Statements of Work and Proposals
  • Create scope of work and task lists for various types of projects in support of these solutions.
  • Mentor deployment engineers in emerging technologies
  • Provide technical leadership and consulting around ACI, datacenter automation, and next generation technologies (opportunity to learn this technology)
Required Skills:
  •  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and/or military experience
  • Certification as a CCNA or CCNP is desired; CCIE is preferred
  • Additional experience with Palo Alto, Riverbed, F5, AWS, Azure, SD-WAN and VMware NSX is a plus 
  • 5+ years of networking experience, including configuring, analyzing & troubleshooting complex networks
  • Demonstrated passion for technology, solution design, and self-study
  • Comfortable leading group presentations, solution demonstrations, and whiteboard sessions 
  • Experience deploying enterprise networks
  • Strong Pre Sales / Cisco Solutions Design expertise
  • Strong sales acumen and technical expertise
  • Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills

Candidates must have expert-level knowledge and experience with design, implementation and support of at least 3 of the following:

  • Complex routing and switching solutions (Cisco is a must, Cisco Certifications and specializations highly desired)
  • Cisco Wireless LAN
  • Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
  • Firewall, VPN and malware (Cisco and/or Palo Alto)
  • Cisco Meraki portfolio
  • Cloud networking (AWS/Azure)
  • Enterprise Architecture experience with one area of specialization desired (Datacenter, Wireless, Route/Switch, Security)


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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