Solutions Architect - Virtual Office

Denver, CO

Job ID: 5663 Category: Pre-Sales Engineering Industry: Vendor-Infosec Level of Experience: Mid-Senior

Solutions Architect - Virtual Office

Our client, a leading vendor of Network Security Solutions  is seeking a Solutions Architect for a virtual role, based in the Denver  region.

This position requires frequent (40-50%) travel to customer sites, technology partners and industry events.   The virtual office should be located anywhere with one hour of a major metro airport in the US Mountain or Pacific time zones.

What fires you up?  
  • Working with the hottest technology to solve the challenges of sophisticated enterprise and service provider  clients?
  • Winning deals for the largest, most complex accounts?
  • Working with the smartest people on thorny problems?  Continuous learning opportunities? 

If you are looking for one or more of these types of challenges, this role may be the next step for you!

Our client needs a winner in this position who is ready to bite off a big chunk, engage with their global clients and win   the firm' s largest, strategic deals.   This role requires around 40-50% travel, both domestic and overseas.   This role will work as an overlay, interacting with sales and pre-sales teams, channel partners and client/prospect management.
The SA will function as a central technical resource on complex security technical issues  for the sales, pre-sales and professional services teams.

Responsibilities:

As a Solutions Architect, you will provide customer facing services in the areas of project/solution definition.   You will augment the expertise and deal-making capacity of the  in-house sales  and pre-sales teams, as a go-to expert  in the areas of Security problem discovery,  solutions design and enterprise selling.

This position will require 40-50% travel.   Candidates should live within one hour of a major airport in the Texas market.

Education, Experience and Skills requirements:

A candidate for the Solutions Architect position must excel at all aspects of the pre-sales game, including demos, presentations to technical and non-technical audiences, as well as post-sales, hands-on support of evaluations/proof of concept installations. The Solutions Architect will represent  the company in their newest emerging technology opportunities.   Excellent technical skills in a variety of domains (Cloud, Security, Virtualization, Data Center, DDOS) and experience in the design, integration and testing  of complex large scale network   projects are a must.

In depth knowledge and understanding of information technology security concepts and principles.

5-7 years of experience with a security vendor or integrator on  solution definition, documentation, and delivery techniques

Excellent  written and verbal communication

Must be a high-performance, low-maintenance individual with strong curiosity, initiative and a bias for action.     Highly-productive on individual tasks and projects, and performs well on projects  in a distributed team setting.

Security Expertise essential

- Expert in network security and design -

- Expert in advising clients on  best security  practices and methodologies.

Strong networking skills, including  TCP/IP, Routing protocols, Network Security, Pen-testing.

Expertise in LAN/WAN and mobile infrastructure.

Expertise in service provider architecture, operations and infrastructure desirable

Expert in detecting and resolving advanced threats such as DoS, DDoS, and WPO.

Daniel Sullivan


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