Advanced Services Architect (New Britain)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



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About the Role: The Advanced Services Architect will provide technical expertise in all phases of the Companys E3 Service Methodology (Envision, Engage, Evolve). The Advanced Services Architect will help assist the Engagement Architect in providing validation of high-level and low-level designs concerning areas of expertise around Cisco Data Center Networking platforms and integration of third-party services. The candidate will at times assist in the pre-sales motion of an opportunity, however, will focus/contribute to at least 50% of overall workload to the delivery of services pertaining to Cisco Data Center Networking platforms.

What Youll Do:

The Advanced Services Architect will support the Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) practice for Trace3 to grow our brand and partnership, while working with engagement architects and client leaders to help promote the value of the practice to current and potential clients. Our SDI practice includes all areas of the data center that incorporate conventional route/switch technologies as well as software defined networks and solution offerings.

  • Client Relationships
  • Provide insight on market priorities to sales and client leadership
  • Partner with sales and client teams on account strategy and proposal planning
  • Partner with sales and client teams to maintain, develop, and expand client relationships
  • Educate internal leaders and external clients on Trace3 offerings
  • Identify and review opportunities and prioritize activities to optimize realization of pipeline
  • Participate in sales support as part of and/or leading a team
  • Able to assist with initial project mobilization as needed
  • Support and coach Trace3 SDI delivery teams
  • Solution Architecture
  • Drive client solutioning for additional sales pursuits in the SDI practice area
  • Understand business challenges and goals
  • Formulate the solution based on expertise and Trace3 capabilities
  • Identify the value proposition and differentiators for Trace3
  • Understand the competitive landscape in the practice area
  • Collateral, Asset, and Community Development
  • Develop practice area collateral, offerings, and supporting materials such as Method of Procedures (MoPs), etc.
  • Ability to qualify opportunities and provide accurate Level of Effort (LoE) templates around subject matter expertise (SME)
  • Drive development of assets and intellectual property (e.g. playbooks, templates, etc.)
  • Provide guidance to Trace3 billable consultants in the practice area and SME for professional development
  • Qualifications & Interests:

    Ideal candidates will have strong delivery capabilities pertaining to Cisco Networking platforms i.e Nexus/ACI. The Advanced Services Architect should also have consulting-relevant experience in the practice area with a strong focus on Cisco ACI subject matter expertise

  • 10+ years of Technology domain experience Cisco ACI, NX-OS, Enterprise & Data Center Route/Switch etc.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills with the ability to adapt and succeed in dynamic environments.
  • Tactfully collaborate with project teams to extrapolate customer technical requirements and assist in generating best practices integration, and migration plans for technology solutions.
  • Provide advanced data center networking implementation, support and troubleshooting services.
  • Strong knowledge of IP routing protocols (BGP, EIGRP, OSPF), data center fabric traffic forwarding, and Endpoint learning within a data center fabric.
  • Strong knowledge of networking logical models such as vPC, LACP, vDCs, vRFs, Spanning-Tree, FHRP, Security Zones, and others.
  • Practices networking automation with the use of Python, REST, Ansible and/or other tools to efficiently implement and change data center fabric policies.
  • Contribution to new business development effortsaround net new service offerings
  • Ability to identify major technology trends and share point of view with clients in support of sales pursuits
  • Experience creating thought leadership and presenting in the area of expertise is preferred
  • The Perks:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for you and your dependents
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Match, 529 College Savings Plan, Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, and Long-Term Disability
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Training and development programs
  • Stocked kitchen with snacks and beverages
  • Collaborative and cool office culture
  • Work-life balance and generous paid time off
  • ***To all recruitment agencies: Trace3 does not accept unsolicited agency resumes/CVs. Please do not forward resumes/CVs to our careers email addresses, Trace3 employees or any other company location. Trace3 is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/CVs.


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