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Sr. Solutions Architect in New York, NY at Presidio, Inc.

Date Posted: 2/17/2018

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 or follow us on Twitter@Presidio.
We have a great opportunity for a Senior Solutions Architect to join our team.   As part of the Pre-Sales Engineering Team, you will be responsible for the following:
  • 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.
  • Collaborating 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.
  • Meeting with customers to identify business drivers, desired business outcomes and gather technical requirements.
  • Creating high-level solution designs/architecture and present to customers.
  • Creating 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
Job Requirements:
  • We seek a Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience with a minimum of 7+ years of practical technology experience.
  • You possess 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.
  • You are comfortable leading CIO/CTO level presentations, solution demonstrations and whiteboard sessions.  
  • Previous experience working in collaborative team environments.
  • Prior experience with Microsoft Office products including Visio.
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication, organization skills and detail oriented.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Experience working for a systems integrator is preferred.
  • Minimum qualifying certifications: CCNP, CCIE is preferred.
Presidio Networked Solutions LLC 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, we have a strict PSL in place and we will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role through the Presidio portal.
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