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Architect II


Requisition Number: 83706 


Our Next Networking Practice Architect:


Is passionate about emerging technologies and creating secure network solutions to solve our clients’ complex problems. Enjoys working with our clients, sales team, and delivery consultants to provide pre-sales and post-sales support, ensuring that Insight delivers astonishing client service on every engagement. Is energized by being the networking subject matter expert for a Fortune 500 company and developing a strong community of interest among the sales executives, sales engineers and delivery consultants who specialize in networking.


How You Will Spend Your Time


  • 20% Pre-Sales: meeting with clients and providing technical QA for statements of work
  • 45% Offering Development: launching new offerings with Marketing, Sales and Delivery
  • 20% Delivery QA: engaging with clients and consultants in a billable capacity on projects
  • 15% Partner Collaboration: working with partners like Cisco to stay abreast of new offerings


Roles and Responsibilities


  • Supports the practice lead (business lead) in business development and sales engineering
  • Serves as a Subject Matter Expert for the practice, presenting networking topics and solutions to clients, partners and Insight teammates
  • Manages networking services pipeline for a defined territory
  • Provides technical review and approval for networking proposals and statements of work
  • Develops repeatable packaged offerings, including tools for pre-sales and delivery
  • Collaborates with Marketing to develop and launch new offerings
  • Trains Sales and Delivery teammates on new offerings
  • Assists Practice Leader in build-out of technical development plans
  • Defines and manages practice-specific delivery methodology, templates and tools
  • Provides oversight and QA for each project within the practice
  • Conducts technical interviews of networking consulting candidates
  • Coordinates with other Consulting Services teammates to continually improve our delivery methodology and share best practices and lessons learned


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 preferred
  • Minimum eight 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 Consulting services sales:


    • Participating in client-facing sales calls
    • Developing the scope and price for complex network solutions,
    • Creating proposals, RFP responses and statements of work
  • Architecting and implementing complex Cisco infrastructure solutions
  • Advanced Cisco and Meraki SDWAN knowledge and experience
  • Advanced knowledge that includes, but is not limited to:
  • Design, implementation and operation of high-availability, multi-layer, and multi-vendor secure network infrastructures
    • Layer2/Layer3 boundaries
    • Routing design and protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, etc.)
    • Switching design and protocols
    • Campus LAN
    • Enterprise WAN
    • Internet
  • Network design using architectural and configuration best practices
  • A solid work ethic
  • Ability to maintain an optimistic, flexible attitude in a very fast-paced environment
  • Proven follow-up, follow-through and communication skills
  • Highly motivated and results-driven
  • Proven track record of delivering exceptional service to clients


What We'd Also Like to See


  • Networking consulting services offering development and launch experience
  • Standardized deliverable creation experience
  • CISSP or other security-related certifications
  • Working knowledge and/or direct experience with:
  • Cisco Intelligent WAN (IWAN)
  • Cisco APIC-EM
  • Cisco FirePOWER, FireSIGHT, and AMP
  • Palo Alto Networks
  • Cisco Viptela
  • Meraki SD-WAN
  • Cisco DNA
  • Cisco vEdge
  • Cisco ThousandEyes Integrations

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 11,000 teammates help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run smarter. Discover more at 

  • Founded in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona
  • 11,000+ teammates in 19 countries providing Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ for organizations across the globe
  • $8.3 billion in revenue in 2020
  • Ranked #409 on the Fortune 500, #15 on the CRN Solution Provider 500, 2020 CRN Innovator of the Year Award
  • 2020 Intel Innovation Partner of Year, 2020 Microsoft U.S. Partner of the Year and Worldwide Customer Experience Partner of the Year
  • Ranked #7 on the 2021 Fortune World's Most Admired Companies (Information Technology Services industry), #70 on the Fortune 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity, #296 on Forbes World's Best Employers (#27 within IT), and #5 on the Phoenix Business Journal 2020 list of Best Places to Work
  • Signatory of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and Affiliate Member of the Responsible Business Alliance


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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: Remote || Arizona (US-AZ) || United States (US) || None || None || US - Tempe, AZ ||

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