Sr. Pre Sales Solution Architect - Cisco Solutions 8/9/2016
New York, NY
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Leading Cisco Gold partner is seeking a Sr. Solution Architect in the NYC metro area. Expertise in Core Cisco technologies with R/S, Security, and Wireless solutions.
*Please note, this role does not support Visas
Meet with Commercial customers, collecting requirements for infrastructure solutions relating to networking
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 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.
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, Collaboration
Strong Pre Sales / Cisco Solutions Design expertise
Strong sales acumen and technical expertise
Bachelor's degree in relevant field of study
Familiarity with Netformx, Cisco Commerce Workspace (CCW)
7+ years of broad ITexperience with servers, networks,
Strong knowledge of Cisco architectures to include: Borderless Networks, Datacenter networking, Wireless and Security.
Experience with Microsoft Office products including Visio
Solid verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail
Preferred certifications CCNP/CCDP/CCIE.
Experience in a Value Added Reseller (VAR) environment also preferred