17-NUVOD3190: Senior Sales Engineer - Solutions Architect
Work LocationNuvodia Business Center
Employment StatusRegular
Typical Work DaysM-F (may vary depending on need)
Typical Start Time8:00am
Typical End Time5:00pm
Key Job Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Provides information and advice regarding technical products, services and offers solutions advice during pre-sales discussions with customers.
• Designs complex networking, telecommunications systems and system solutions for hosted and managed clients.
• Responds to functional and technical elements of RFIs/RFPs.
• Provides strategies, long-term planning, and utilization of network and telephony systems.
• Represents the product to customers and at field events such as conferences, seminars, and demonstrations.
• Provides strategies, long-term planning, budgeting, and documentation of network and telephony systems for Nuvodia and its customers.
• Prepares and performs product demonstrations, answers complex technical questions and provides workable solutions to help close sales opportunities.
• Works with engineering and other technical staff to develop customized prototypes and solutions, in accordance with the prospective customer’s product and business requirements.
• Discuss and/or present technical ideas and solutions understandably to non-technical clients.
• Secures quotes, bids and contracts from hardware/software and telecommunication vendors.
• Performs data communication functions related to the design and implementation of hardware, software, and circuit facilities.
• Converts customer technical requirements into solutions.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; participating in professional user groups.
• Maintains vendor relationships.
• Meets sales targets.
• Prepares accurate labor and hardware cost estimates.
• Builds Network, Systems and voice documentation to including Visio diagrams and support materials.
• Responsible for transition process to deployment engineers.
• Analyzes complex hardware and software configurations in order to design client solutions.
• Ability to execute deployment projects for piloting solutions.
• Designs, implements, installs, and troubleshoots network infrastructure with the following systems:
o Cisco IP Telephony: Call Manager, Unity Connection, Exchange, Emergency Responder, Contact Center Express, and InformaCast
o Cisco routers – 800’s, 1900’s 2900’s, 3900’s, 7200’s; routing protocols, subnetting, etc.
o Cisco switches – small branch office lines to 6500’s and Nexus.
o Firewalls, VPN, and security products – Cisco, SonicWall, Fortinet
o Cisco wireless solutions
o Barracuda Solutions
o McAfee Solutions
o Cisco and Dell blade and chassis servers
o VMware and Citrix virtualization platforms
o EMC SAN technologies
• Designs, configures, coordinates and implements telecommunications systems, which may include PBX, voice switching systems, voice processing systems (e.g. voice mail), the voice network, integrated work stations, telecommunications cable/wiring plans, and related products and services.
• Oversees and installs, and configures software and hardware for the LAN/WAN and voice data systems.
• Design network security procedures.
• Implement network security procedures.
• Coordinates the implementations of new equipment for LAN/WAN/TELCO with internal/external clients and vendors.
• Problem solves with internal/external clients, vendors, and consultants to provide the highest quality service and support for LAN/WAN/TELCO.
• Other duties as assigned

Travel and weekend work will be required.
Qualifications and Experience
• Education: Bachelor’s Degree in MIS, information science, computer science, software, engineering, business, other related field or equivalent experience
• Experience:
o Five+ years of progressively responsible network engineering experience is required.
o Excellent communications, interpersonal and customer support skills.
o Ability to document system solutions and follow outlined processes.
o Experience with Cisco IOS including QOS, ACL, PIX firewall, Cisco VPN Concentrator
o Experience with Cisco Call Manager, Cisco Unity, Cisco IPCC
o Experience with telecommunication equipment, data & phone cabling, network security, wireless technologies, and all Windows OS
o Experience with Microsoft Server platforms, including Windows Server operating systems, Exchange email, and SQL server.
o Experience with VMware and Citrix virtualization products.
• Preferred Certifications: CCDP, CCIE, CCDA, CCDE, highly desired
• Computer Skills: Experience with the following computer applications is highly desired: MCSA, MCSE, VCAP5-DCD also desired.
• Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio); Internet, Intranet
• Drug Test: Eligible employees must be able to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test which includes marijuana.