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Presidio Solutions Architect, Network, Security Wixom, MI in Wixom, Michigan

DescriptionAs a member of the Pre-Sales Engineering Team, you will be responsible for meeting with Presidioand#8217;s customers, collecting requirements for business solutions related to network and security projects, and developing engineering solutions for sale to Presidio customers.A successful Networking Solutions Architect (SA) should be able to present and explain various network infrastructure technologies (LAN/WAN, Data Center Switching, Security, SD-WAN) to customers, guide them through requirements gathering, and formulate a solution consisting of hardware, software, licensing, and engineering services.The ideal candidate will have knowledge and understanding of ENTERPRISE class solutions from partners such as Cisco, F5, Palo Alto, VMware and other network infrastructure manufacturers. Successful candidates will have a solid grasp of network design principles based on industry best practices.Responsibilities Include:and#8226;Develop high-level technical solutions and present to customers (Hardware, Software, Licensing, Professional Services)and#8226;Collect business and technical requirementsand#8226;Complete end-to-end, full lifecycle network designsand#8226;Drive whiteboard conversationsand#8226;Craft customer facing presentationsand#8226;Delivering technical presentations and product demonstrationsand#8226;Generate hardware configurations (BoM)and#8226;Write statements of work (SoW) and develop Professional Service pricing utilizing Presidio tools.and#8226;Ability to self-pace and self-set direction in a team environment to drive businessand#8226;Work with Account Executive/Extended Sales Teams to develop customer relationship and solutions and assist in overall sales processand#8226;Maintain and develop technical and technology specific skill sets and certificationsRequired Skills:and#8226;Bachelorand#8217;s Degree or equivalent experience and/or military experienceand#8226;3+ years of experience, which demonstrates a significant level of expertise in enterprise class network and security solutions.and#8226;One or more of the following certifications: CCNA/CCDA/CCNP and other non-Cisco certifications are highly preferred.and#8226;Experience with office productivity software and diagramming software such as MS Visio or Lucidchart strongly preferredand#8226;Experience in a Value Added Reseller (VAR) environment also preferredand#8226;Expert-level knowledge and experience with design, implementation and support of one or more of the following is highly preferred:and#8226;Complex routing and switching solutions (Cisco, Arista, HP)and#8226;Firewalls/VPNs (Cisco, Palo Alto, Fortinet, etc.)and#8226;Load balancing/Acceleration solutions (Cisco, F5, Netscaler)and#8226;Network Access Control, including Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) implementation design, configuration.and#8226;IDS/IPS solutions (Cisco, Tipping Point, etc. are helpful)and#8226;Authentication solutions including Cisco ACS and RSAand#8226;SDN solutions such as Cisco ACI and VMware NSXand#8226;SDWAN solutions such as Cisco Viptela, Citrix Netscaler, VMware Velocloud, etc.and#8226;Cisco Wireless (preferred)and#8226;Palo Alto NGFW (preferred)A successful Solutions Architect will be able to demonstrate technical and design expertise based on pastresent experience in deployment, administration, configuration, or integration. Experience working as a consultant or network architect is desirable.Networking Experience:and#8226;Cisco and standards based network design principalsand#8226;IP Routing, Router Switch sizingand#8226;Advanced Network Design Architectureand#8226;Branch Site DesignABOUT PRESIDIOPresidio is a leading North American IT solutions provider focused on Digital Infrastructure, Cloud and Security solutions to create agile, secure infrastructure platforms for its customers. We deliver this technology expertise through a full life cycle model of professional, managed, and support services including strategy, consulting, implementation