ASG Sr. Solutions Architect - Network & Security


USD 100,000.00 per year
Full Time


Time management
Attention to detail
Google Cloud Platform
Load balancing
Network security
Design architecture
Network engineering
IT management
Design documentation
Technical sales
Sales enablement
Professional development
Computer science
Palo Alto
Project management
Goal oriented
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Computer networking
Virtual private network
Cloud computing
Value engineering
Software deployment
Amazon Web Services
Microsoft Azure
Cisco Certifications

Job Details

Job Summary

The ASG Sr. Network & Security Solutions Architects will represent SHI as the trusted advisor on all areas of Networking (i.e., routing / switching / load balancing / firewalls / etc. ) & Network Security (e.g., NGFW / VPN / NAC / SASE / etc.). They will possess skill sets related to analyzing, designing, and implementing Security, Cloud, and Data Center (on-prem / hybrid) Network services. This includes initiating and participating in projects comprised of both technical and non-technical team members. Consultants will possess excellent communication & collaboration skills and the ability to produce professional presentations intended to influence at all levels of an organization.

This position is a remote position with a home office setup as determined by SHI management.

About Us

Since 1989, SHI International Corp. has helped organizations change the world through technology. We've grown every year since, and today we're proud to be a $14 billion global provider of IT solutions and services.

Over 17,000 organizations worldwide rely on SHI's concierge approach to help them solve what's next. But the heartbeat of SHI is our employees - all 6,000 of them. If you join our team, you'll enjoy:
  • Our commitment to diversity, as the largest minority- and woman-owned enterprise in the U.S.
  • Continuous professional growth and leadership opportunities.
  • Health, wellness, and financial benefits to offer peace of mind to you and your family.
  • World-class facilities and the technology you need to thrive - in our offices or yours.


  • Performs Implementation services that may include design, architecture analysis, deployment, troubleshooting, configuration, upgrades, migrations, and network engineering
  • Assists leadership with strategy and develops technical roadmaps for future Networking & Security services (e.g., Cisco, Palo, Fortinet - SDWAN, SSE, SASE, etc.)
  • Serve as the technical lead and subject matter expert on Customer projects/workshops and be accountable for the project outcomes
  • Collect, produce, and update deployment and design documentation
  • Develop, update, and continually improve Network & Security Service offerings
  • Act as a trusted advisor for our technical sales teams, assist with opportunity discovery, participate in customer solution/engagement scoping, and sales enablement efforts
  • Assist sales / pre-sales teams in identifying and closing opportunities through customer meetings and presentations
  • Identify , develop, and document best practices/recommendations (people/process/ technology), and assist with strategy & roadmap planning
  • Effectively communicate findings and recommendations to technical and executive Customer stakeholders through written deliverables and verbal presentations
  • Evangelize SHI Network & Security Service Offerings across SHI and Partner community through webinars, meetups, and conferences
  • Develop reports, lessons learned, presentations, and supporting documentation for both Customer engagements and internal discussions
  • Stay current on new technology , trends, and market behavior by studying market trends and the industry landscape
  • Serve as a coach/mentor and guide other members of the team
  • Obtain applicable technical certifications, directed by annual professional development plans & leadership


  • Bachelor's, Technical degree, or related work experience (Network Engineering / Computer Science)
  • Minimum 8-10 years of technical experience with increasing responsibility
  • Minimum 5 years of experience consulting, designing, implementing, and integrating Cisco, Palo Alto an d Networking technologies (e.g., NGFW / SDWAN / SASE / etc.)
  • Combined experience as a Network Consultant, Operations, and Administration
  • Available to travel to client sites upon reasonable request

Required Skills

    • Proficiency with the design, implementation, and configuration of Cisco, Palo Alto, Fortinet, and Cloud networking & security solutions (e.g., NGFW / SSE / SASE).
    • Extensive experience in initiating and leading consultative network projects & initiatives
    • Excellent consultative skills in addressing networking and security challenges
    • Strong project management skills (scope, schedule, & cost)
    • Passion for innovation, technology, networking, and continued learning/improvement
    • Excellent written, presentation, whiteboarding, and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills
    • Receptive listening skills, with the ability to present ideas in a clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical audiences
    • Excellent situational leadership and timely decision-making skills
    • Passionate about successful customer outcomes
    • Ability to work effectively within all levels of an organization (internally & externally)
    • Ability to work both individually and in a team environment
    • Must be results-driven with a strong sense of urgency
    • Attention to detail and follow-up skills are critical
    • Strong trusted advisor, coaching, & mentorship skills

Preferred Skills:
  • Minimum 5+ years' experience in consulting services
  • Cisco, Palo Alto - NGFW / SDWAN / SASE expertise
  • AWS / Azure / Google Cloud Platform Network & Security Knowledge

Certifications Required

  • Cisco
  • Palo Alto

Preferred Certifications:
  • Cisco - CCNA, CCNP , or CCIE
  • Palo Alto - PCNSE or PCNSC

Unique Requirements

  • Travel to customer sites, up to 30% annually

Additional Information

  • The estimated annual pay range for this position is $100,000 - $250,000 which includes a base salary and bonus. The compensation for this position is dependent on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and market location and, therefore, will vary from individual to individual. Benefits may include, but are not limited to, medical, vision, dental, 401K, and flexible spending.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity - M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status

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