Solutions Architect, Physical Security

Company: Presidio
Location: Caledonia, Michigan, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 04.FEB.2021

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COME BUILD YOUR FUTURE WITH PRESIDIO! We know technology is the key to success in a connected world. The innovative solutions we provide our...

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COME BUILD YOUR FUTURE WITH PRESIDIO!
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 ROLE: Solutions Architect
Presidio is seeking a Solutions Architect to join our team in Caledonia/Grand Rapids Michigan. We are seeking a Physical Security Solution Architect with a strong track record of designing solutions around multiple manufacturers' equipment and software services including card access control, IP based security video systems, intrusion detection and other electronic physical security sub-systems. The ideal candidate would have comprehensive knowledge and deployment experience of Lenel, RS2, Open Options, Milestone, Avigilon and Bosch hardware and software systems.
In this pre-sales role, you will be working with clients, account executives and field engineers to understand business requirements, architect solutions and deliver professional proposals.
Key Responsibilities

  • Provide pre-sales support for electronic physical security related solutions.
  • Understand client's physical security environments, business needs and provide expertise and consulting on solutions.
  • Make in-person and virtual (WebEx / telepresence) presentations to clients.
  • Work closely with inside and outside account management team to develop and drive business.
  • Coordinate hardware and software quotations with account teams.
  • Develop and deliver scope of works, hour / cost estimates, professional proposals, and design documentation.
  • Provide management and account team oral and written reports on the client needs, problems, interests, market situations, competitive activities, and potential for new products/services.
  • Advance knowledge about products, applications, technical service, market conditions, competition, and technology trends through research, partner technical experts and customer feedback.
  • Work closely and collaborate with Physical Security Account Executives on opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Skills:
  • Must be proficient in reading AutoCAD.
  • Must possess strong computer skills and have the ability to effectively use Internet and Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Must be able to exercise effective time management skills (prioritize, work on a time line)
  • Must have ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Self-motivated and desire to succeed
  • Must possess strong organizational skills
  • Solid interpersonal and presentation skills including client-facing consulting skills.
  • Ability to travel as needed.
Additional Desired Skills:
  • Ideally would have a strong knowledge of Lenel, RS2, Open Options, Milestone, Avigilon and Bosch hardware and software systems.
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and/or military experience
  • 2+ years electronic physical security design or installation experience.
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 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.
Our mission is to enable our clients to capture economic value from the digital transformation of their businesses by developing, implementing and managing world class, cloud ready, secure and agile IT Infrastructure solutions. We deliver this technology expertise through a full life cycle model of professional, managed, and support services including strategy, consulting, implementation and design.
By investing in the future of IT solutions we stay at the forefront of technology trends. And to ensure our clients have access to a wide range of technologies and best-of-breed solutions, we partner with over 500 OEMs including market leaders and emerging providers to bring our clients integrated, multi technology solutions.
We serve as an extension of our clients' IT teams, providing deep expertise and letting them focus on their core business. Through 60+ US offices and 2,800 professionals, including 1,600 technical engineers, we are trusted advisors to our clients on a local level while also bringing our national scale and expertise to bear.
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Digital Infrastructure:
Our Digital Infrastructure solutions help make existing IT infrastructure more efficient, while equipping our clients for a cloud-flexible, mobile-ready, highly secured, insight-driven future. Given the millions of potential configurations across these technologies, our clients rely on our expertise to simplify a highly complex IT landscape, helping to identify and deploy the solutions most appropriate for their business needs. Our Digital Infrastructure solutions scale from workgroup to the largest enterprise requirements.
Cloud:
We help our clients take cloud strategy and adoption to the next level. Through our advanced cloud solutions practice, combined with Presidio's IT infrastructure expertise, we provide private, hybrid, and multi cloud solutions. By closely aligning our services and solutions with our strategic partners Microsoft Azure™, Amazon Web Services™, Intel ® and VMware™ Presidio offers cloud strategy, architecture and implementation services along with application rationalization and migration across the hybrid and multi-cloud data center environment. In addition, our new and innovative Presidio Cloud Concierge solution provides a foundation for Automation and Self-Services across Clouds to improve productivity and drive increased levels of governance and security.
Rather than a "one size fits all" approach, or having to choose between public or private, Presidio tailors a hybrid cloud strategy to meet your unique business requirements. We help our clients accelerate and simplify cloud adoption across the entire IT lifecycle.
Security:
Our comprehensive security risk methodology gives customers the ability to safeguard their environments and critical business data. This includes continuous threat protection and risk mitigation through the Presidio Cyber Risk Management program, a next generation approach that integrates security strategy, assessments, architecture and remediation, and aligns all of these with organizational goals.
Presidio Cyber Risk Management provides clients with a holistic approach for effective security policies and procedures, risk assessment and management, regulatory compliance, incident response, and education and awareness. We use an established risk management methodology and proprietary risk scoring process to provide the IT leader and board of directors with an ongoing view of their organization's risk exposure and remediation path.
Emerging Technologies:
Emerging technologies such as IoT, blockchain and artificial intelligence continue to disrupt current business models, and customers are faced with the task of transforming their organizations to achieve desired outcomes. Increased demand for operational efficiencies, better customer experience and improving safety and security has taken priority. This accelerated rate of change is prompting businesses to align their processes, applications and infrastructure to new consumption and service-based models. For our customers, it means enabling a seamless exchange of data within complex ecosystems to help advance digital transformation.
At Presidio Emerging Technologies, we provide solutions for safety and security, mobile and wireless communications, data collection and analytics using purpose-built, ruggedized hardware and software. Presidio offers validated solutions for Industrial Insights , Connected Transportation , Smart Cities , and Safer Schools .
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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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