Solutions Architect


Los Angeles, CA 90001
United States

Category
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Job Description
  Duties and responsibilities
  • Provide pre-sales support in LAN/WAN environments, including server and system level support
  • Troubleshoot and provide periodic reports on network performance and quality of service
  • Produce fee-based deliverables as a result of thorough evaluation and documentation client’s IT infrastructure, including network maps, hardware/software configurations, and IT processes.
  • Maintain and increase technical certifications based upon certification requirement changes and business market requirements
  • Maintain strategic relationships with Manufacturers, i.e. Microsoft, Novell, HP, Compaq, Cisco. 
  • Product recommendation:  May be required to properly evaluate customer requirements in order to recommend specific products to solve customer business needs
  • Ensure proper documentation and change control processes are in place and enforced
  • Must be a hands-on Solutions Architect.
  • Virtualization and Server Storage architectural design experience.
  • No network engineers.
  • Strong employment tenure with no contractor roles.
  • SMEs need to identify their practice areas.
Job Requirements
Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
Solid verbal and writing abilities.
Proven track record in management of a 24/7 production environment.
In depth knowledge of networking and management protocols (TCP/IP, SNMP etc.).
In depth knowledge of routers, switches, firewalls, load balancer (Cisco, Checkpoint, Enterasys).
Knowledge of internet protocols related to e-mail transfer.
Previous hands-on experience and network/systems management tools.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to function and prioritize in a fast-paced multi-task, team environment.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Problem solving capabilities

Years of Experience:

5 - 15 years’ experience in IT technology.
5 - 15 years’ experience WAN technology and enterprise server/storage technology

Knowledge Training and Certifications:

Valid driver’s license required (if applicable to position)
Must have a BS Degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
All certifications must be current.

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