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Network Solutions Architect

Atlanta, GA, US

Requisition Number: 74711 

 

Insight Network Solutions Architect:

Network Solutions Architects provide consulting, analysis, design, and implementation oversight support for our clients’ enterprise data centers and hybrid/public cloud environments. These activities include requirements gathering, solution architecting, proposal/statement of work creation, delivery handoff and oversight with the implementation teams. Successful architects will be passionate about emerging networking technologies in private, hybrid/public cloud platforms and creating secure network solutions to solve our clients’ complex problems. They enjoy working with our clients, sales teams, and delivery consultants to provide pre-sales architecture support as well as post-sales support, ensuring that Insight delivers high quality client service and the desired solution outcome on every engagement. They are energized by being the networking subject matter expert for a Fortune 500 company and have a passion for engaging with clients to provide solution options that best address their technical and business goals.

 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The Network Solutions Architect will consult and provide technical leadership and support for clients in highly complex networking environments both on premises and hybrid/public cloud solutions
  • As a key member of the field sales team, the Network Solutions Architect will provide pre-sales analysis/assessments, design, and recommendations and support for networking solutions focused around public cloud networking, enterprise LAN, SDWAN, SDN, network security, and wireless.  Strategic vendors include Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto, Aruba, Microsoft Azure, and AWS.
  • Produce high quality solution proposals that include both products and services leveraging Insights rich portfolio of services offerings
  • This person will work closely with Insight sales and services support group, external vendor partners, and the customers to ensure a smooth transition from presales design to implementation and support. Provides oversight and QA supporting the implementation team to ensure successful outcomes

 

How You Will Spend Your Time

  • 90% Pre-Sales: meeting with clients and providing technical QA for statements of work as well as oversight of delivery projects from a status viewpoint.
  • 10% Partner Collaboration: working with partners like Cisco to stay abreast of new offerings

 

What You Will Need to be Successful

  • A bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or demonstrated performance in a technical work environment
  • A current advanced certification in Cisco Networking; CCIE and/or JNCIE preferred
  • Minimum six years of experience architecting, designing and implementing advanced network solutions
  • Previous consulting/professional services experience
  • Strong ability to cultivate relationships with clients, Insight teammates, and partners
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate both technical and abstract concepts in a clear and concise manner
  • Effective multi-tasking skills

 

Demonstrated experience with the following:

  • Supporting field services sales:
    • Participating in client-facing sales meetings and calls
    • Developing the scope and price for complex network solutions,
    • Creating proposals, RFP responses and statements of work
  • Architecting and implementing complex Cisco and other manufacturers infrastructure solutions

Advanced knowledge that includes, but is not limited to:

  • Design, implementation and operation of high-availability and multi-layer secure network infrastructures
  • Layer2/Layer3 boundaries
  • Routing design and protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, etc.)
  • Switching design and protocols
  • Campus and Enterprise WAN
  • SDWAN/LAN
  • NSX/ACI
  • Hybrid/Public Cloud Networking Expertise (i.e. VNet/VPC, ExpressRoute/Direct Connect)

The position described above provides a summary of some the job duties required and what it would be like to work at Insight. For a comprehensive list of physical demands and work environment for this position, click here.

Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises, Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ and services to maximize the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of digital innovation, cloud/data center transformation, connected workforce, and supply chain optimization solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our 6,800 employees help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run smarter. Discover more at insight.com.

 

  • Founded in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona
  • 7,400+ teammates in 19 countries providing Intelligent Technology Solutions for organizations across the globe
  • $7.1 billion in revenue in 2018
  • Ranked #417 on the 2018 Fortune 500, #12 on the 2018 CRN Solution Provider 500
  • 2018 Dell EMC Server Partner of the Year, 2018 Intel Retail Solution Partner of the Year, 2018 Microsoft Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Partner of the Year
  • Ranked #23 on the 2019 Fortune 50 Best Workplaces in Technology and #5 on the Phoenix Business Journal 2018 list of Best Places to Work (Extra Large Business)
  • Signatory of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and Affiliate Member of the Responsible Business Alliance

 

 

Today's talent leads tomorrow's success. Learn about careers at Insight: jobs.insight.com.

 

Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

Posting Notes: Atlanta || Georgia (US-GA) || United States (US) || None || None || US - Atlanta, GA ||

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