Pre-Sales Architect

  • Full Time
  • MD-DC-VA

CyKor is a fast growing Service Disabled Veteran Owned business providing full service IT solutions to both federal and commercial clients. We attribute our continued growth to our core values, our professional team, and the valuable relationships with our clients. Our small and growing team fosters an environment in which each team member is respected, valued, and appreciated for their contributions.

As we grow, we are adding strategic roles to enhance our team. This role will be a member of the CyKor engineering team working on customer facing projects around routing/switching, security and/or data center technologies. This position will provide key contributions to the entire organization and report to the Senior Director of Engineering.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Architect role is a client facing, pre-sales trusted advisor working with selected accounts in the MidAtlantic regions for CyKor clients. Partnering with the sales team, this role is responsible for understanding customer requirements related to our varied technical solutions for products and professional services.

  • Acts as trusted advisor understanding customer requirements and business needs to develop solutions in Enterprise Networking, Security, Data Center technologies.
  • Developing overall solutions including creating architectural diagrams, statements of work, service design and bill of materials.
  • Assist sales team in professionally and effectively presenting proposed solutions and High level designs to customers and prospects in a varied business settings
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key partners
  • Keep abreast of new and cutting edge technologies such as SDN, Programmability/Automation, Zero Trust Architectures
  • Identify professional services opportunities and assist the sales team through the quoting process

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors preferred
  • 5+ years of IT work experience in pre-sales capacity
  • Knowledgeable in designing and architecting solutions in Enterprise Networking, Security, and Data Center
  • Cisco Certifications; CCNP required, CCIE is a plus
  • Ideally Located in Mid Atlantic
  • US Citizenship required
  • Mostly local travel Washington DC Metro

Additional Benefits:

  • Competitive Pay structure including Base, commission and bonus potential
  • Full comprehensive medical dental and vision coverage
  • 401k Matching
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Trusted environment allowing flexible hours and remote work
  • Onsite gym

To apply for this position please email your contact information and a copy of your resume to recruiting@cykor.com