Principal Architect, Professional Services

Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel required to 50%.

Job Description


We know technology is the key to success in a connected world. The innovative solutions we provide our clients can unlock possibilities that transform their business. While technology permits that connection, technology without imagination and ingenuity cannot be effective. At Presidio, we know that it’s our people that make the connections happen.

WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN US?  You will set your career on track for outstanding achievement with a company that knows no limits. Presidio is a leading North American IT solutions provider focused on Digital Infrastructure, Business Analytics, Cloud, Security & Emerging solutions.

THE ROLEPrincipal Architect, Professional Services

Presidio is seeking a Principal Architect to join our New York based team. In this role you will perform consultative discovery of the client’s business goals, objectives and challenges and then translate them into effective enterprise architectures. They perform Assessments, Strategy and Roadmap workshops and discuss opportunities for customers to leverage technologies to achieve business outcomes.  Principal Architects consult with our customers on their IT and Business requirements to understand the current technology landscape in order to define a desired end state enterprise architecture and roadmap to achieve that end state.   

Key Responsibilities:

  • In coordination with the Account Management Team, meeting with key customers at their place of business to discuss our consulting approach, capabilities, and deliverable options.
  • Define and scope statements of work for customer engagements. 
  • Deliver Billable Consulting engagements including activities such as:
    • Performing Assessments, including Architecture Assessments, Design Assessments, and Engineering / Configuration Assessments.
    • Executing Strategy and Planning sessions with customers to create multi-year strategies to ensure business requirements are met
    • Creating detailed, implementation-level Designs that align with the business strategy, the customer’s budget, and operational support capabilities.
    • Prepare and present Engagement deliverables to the customer
    • Work with the Solution Architecture team to allow them to finalize any follow-up actions including Bills of Materials, Statements of Work for remediation, etc.
    • Collaborate well as part of a multi-functional team with Sales, Pre-Sales, Project Management and other delivery/engineering resources

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and/or military experience
  • 8+ years of hands-on network and security experience designing, implementation and optimizing complex environments
  • Must have active CCIE Certification
  • Deep expertise with network discovery, EoX, best practices analysis, capacity analysis and overall network architecture review.
  • Experience with complex multi-protocol routing and switching solutions (Cisco, Arista)
  • SD-WAN – Must have experience with one or more of the following SD-WAN technologies (Viptela, Silverpeak, VeloCloud, Fortinet, Cloudgenix)
  • SDDC – Must  have experience with one or more of the following SDDC (Cisco ACI, VMware NSX-T, Arista CloudVision)
  • Hybrid & public cloud networking – Must have experience with one or more of the following Hybrid & public cloud networking (AWS, Azure, Google, Aviatrix)
  • Must be able to travel to client locations for Long Island, NYC, NJ as well as outside those areas on occasion as needed.

Preferred Skills:

  • Load balancers (F5, NetScaler, Avi, NGINX)
  • Strong knowledge of network design and applications, including designing IP addressing
  • Familiarity with network programing & automation (APIs, Scripting, PYTHON, JSON, Ansible, Postman) strongly desired.
  • Experience with NGFW/VPNs (Cisco ,Palo Alto, FortiGate)



Presidio is committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the highest levels and has strengthened its drive to build and drive systemic DE&I change process across all levels of the organization. Cultivating a culture of inclusion where the expression of all our differences are valued, celebrated, and add to our collective achievements.

Presidio is a leading global IT solutions provider assisting clients in harnessing technology innovation and simplifying IT complexity to digitally transform their businesses and drive return on IT investment. Our Digital Infrastructure, Business Analytics, Cloud, Security & Emerging solutions enable our almost 7,000 middle market, enterprise, and government clients to take advantage of new digital revenue streams, omnichannel customer experience models, and the rich data insights generated by those interactions.

We serve as an extension of our clients’ IT teams, providing deep expertise and letting them focus on their core business.  Within Presidio’s 40+ US offices and offices in Ireland, London, Singapore, and India, we support 2,800+ professionals, including 1,600 technical engineers.  Presidio is a trusted advisor to our clients on a national level while also bringing our global scale and expertise to bear.

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Presidio is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer / VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances.

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Dice Id : 91075264
Position Id : PRINC04682
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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