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Secure Network Solutions Architect (Fulton, MD) (5299-228)

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POST DATE 10/12/2017
END DATE 12/29/2017

Presidio Inc. Fulton, MD

Fulton, MD
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


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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.

As a Solutions Architect (SA) and a member of the Pre-Sales Engineering Team, the candidate will be responsible for meeting with Commercial, Enterprise, SLED, and Federal customers, collecting requirements for Networking, Wireless and Security infrastructure projects and developing engineering solutions for sale to Presidio customers. This position will be based in the Fulton, MD or Reston, VA 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 tasks include creation of bills of material for security, wireless, mobility and LAN/WAN networking solutions from various vendors such as Cisco, Palo Alto, Juniper Networks, Riverbed, F5, and RSA. The SA should have the ability to develop consulting opportunities and engagements, including pricing of engineering services and development of statements of work. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the above listed manufacturers and specifically around Cisco product sets to include: Identity Service Engine (ISE), Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA), FirePower NGFW, ISR and ASR series Routers, Catalyst and Nexus series Switches, Wireless LAN Controllers (WLC), Aironet series Access Points, Cisco Meraki, Intrusion Detection and Prevention systems (IDS/IPS), Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) solutions, and Guest Access solutions. Experience with endpoint security solutions is a plus.

Candidates will need to demonstrate a high level of design experience, with various solutions, products, and technologies listed above. The SA should be highly motivated, excited about learning new products and technologies, and able to effectively communicate ensuring superior customer service and maintaining a strong customer relationship.

Key Responsibilities

The essential responsibilities of the Secure Network Solutions Architect are to work directly with customers and account managers in pre-sales situations, and to work effectively across functions with other Presidio employees in Sales, Marketing, Proposals, and Project Management areas. Specific responsibilities include:

* Meet with customers and collect customer requirements

Required Skills

Must have demonstrable Networking and Security solution design experience. Experience in deployment, administration, configuration, or integration of Networking and Security solutions is an advantage. Experience working as a consultant and with a Cisco, Palo Alto, Juniper, or HP partner is desirable. Candidates should have a strong knowledge of various Networking and Security technologies and products including a combination of the following skills:

* Network Admissions Control

* Next Generation Firewalls


* Routing and Switching

* Wireless Solutions


* Endpoint Security

* Network Management Tools

Desired Technical Skills:

* LAN/WAN routing and switching configuration and deployment in an enterprise environment

* Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) implementation design, configuration, and deployment in a lab environment

* Desktop (Windows and Macintosh at minimum) 802.1X supplicant configuration and deployment for wired and wireless implementations in a lab environment

* Active Directory join procedures, user account configuration, and group membership configuration in a lab environment

* SSL certificate creation (internal and 3rd party) and deployment in an enterprise PKI environment

* Cisco WLC configuration in a lab environment

* Configuration of Firewalls

* Configuration of Wireless LAN controllers and Access Points

Required Experience


Bachelor s degree or equivalent experience and/or military experience

4+ years experience troubleshooting Routing/Switching across Cisco platforms * 8+ years of networking experience, including configuring, analyzing

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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Presidio Networked Solutions is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor requesting priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. State Employment Services, please provide priority referrals to or call 212.652.5700.

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.

Candidate Resumes/CV's not submitted through our portal or submitted directly through to managers or HR will be considered unsolicited and will be treated as gifts and no fee will be payable.

We thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

Job Location

Fulton, Maryland, United States

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