Lead Architect

Smart Source   •  

Herndon, VA

Industry: Consulting


11 - 15 years

Posted 301 days ago

  by    CJ deCillia

This job is no longer available.

I have a direct hire role for a Lead Architect in Herndon VA. Cisco ACI background is required.

  • The Principal Architect will be responsible for understanding complex business IT needs and will research, design and develop solutions
  • The Principal Architect will provide planning and designing services for complex multi vendor Solutions
  • The Principal Architect will be responsible for presentations, Sales Engineering support, BOM creation, and SOW preparation
  • Be an escalation point for Engineers, Sr. Engineers, Consultants, Sr. Consultants and Architects
  • Ability to assess customer environments and make recommendations
  • Engage various manufacturers and their engineering resources for design assistance and lab access
  • Serve the Customer to? standards
  • Be available to meet the customers IT needs
  • Meeting with key vendors to stay current on products and technologies
  • Maintain multiple advanced manufacturer specific advanced certifications. i.e.: CCIE, R/S. Voice, Brocade, CISSP, VCDX, UCS
  • Work on achieving additional relevant certifications that would benefit the Architect role
  • Work with LTA and National Practice Leads to develop standardized assessment, delivery and testing documentation to be used by our customer nationally for delivery of repeatable services

Skill/Job Requirements:

  • Must pass a criminal and drug background check prior to starting
  • 4year College degreepreferred
  • 10+ years of hands on experience in IT
  • 5+ years experience performing a Consultant or Architect role
  • Multiple Industry recognized Certifications. i.e.: CCIE, VCP, NACP, CISSP

  • Excellent customer service skills on phone and in person
  • Excellent presentation and documentation skills
  • Business understanding including costing , P&L and pricing
  • Professional demeanor and good communication skills
  • Ability to think and come up with solutions quickly
  • Must be fully knowledgeable and able to design and plan, implement and supportIT solutions using three or more of the following technologies:

  • Virtualization
  • Storage Area Networks (SAN)
  • Networking
  • Collaboration (Messaging)
  • VoIP
  • Video Conferencing
  • Backup
  • Blade Server Technology
  • Security

  • Must have excellent communication and customer service skills.

$130K - $150K