Solutions Architect

Fortinet   •  

Seattle, WA

Industry: Information Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 53 days ago


We are looking for a Solutions Architect to work closely with Account Managers supporting Strategic Hyperscale Accounts. The Solutions Architect's main mission will be to support the sales organization in all technical matters regarding pre-sales, sales calls, and post-sales.


• Pre-sales - assist in qualifying sales leads from a technical standpoint.

• Sales calls - be the main technical resource on sales calls and answer/ educate the customer and partner on issues ranging from features, specifications and functionality to integration.

• Conversant with networking applications and solutions.

• Post-sales - be the lead technical contact for identified accounts for technical issues and will work closely with the technical support team and engineering to answer, elevate and resolve customer's technical issues.

• Provide assistance to identified customers with post-sales training.

Required Skills:

• 5 – 8 years experience in technical/pre-sales support as a sales or systems engineer

• 5 - 7 years experience in LAN/WAN/Internet services administration

• Strong understanding of DNS and NFS, SMTP, HTTP, TCP/IP

• Experience with virtualization technologies including Openstack, KVM, public cloud, and the use of APIs

• Knowledge of the following technologies: Routing, Switching, VPN, LAN, WAN, Network Security, Intrusion Detection, and Anti Virus.

• Strong understanding in the following technologies and protocols: RADIUS, PKI, IKE, Certificates, L2TP, IPSEC, FIREWALL, 802.1Q, MD5, SSH, SSL, SHA1, DES, 3DES

• Experience with encryption and authentication technologies required

• Strong presentation skills


• Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience. Graduate Degree favorable