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Network Services Architect

Network Services Architect

Nashville, TN, US TN, US

Requisition Number: 83935

As a Network ServicesArchitect youll provide pre-sales consulting, analysis, design for networking solutions including assessments, road mapping, architecture/design/deployment/migration projects, customization and integration with the intent of optimizing the customers operational benefit. In this pre-sales role, you will work closely with the sales team to scope new solutions, bills of materials (BoMs) and associated professional services with statements of work (SoWs)

Additionally, you will work closely with Insight delivery leaders, Insight technical SMEs, technical services and support group, external vendor partners, and customers, to create solutions that drive positive customer outcomes and experiences.

What youll do at Insight:

  • Establish relationship with customer technical teams and technical leads

  • Communicate technical architectures to customers, focusing on technical benefits and competitive differentiation

  • Assess business opportunity and technical innovations

  • Translate customer technical and business requirements into technical solutions

  • Build relationships with customer technical and management staff

  • Lead or participate effectively in internal matrix working groups centered on sales opportunities, Exchange viewpoints openly and honestly

  • Solve technical and business problems for customer projects

  • Mentor and coach junior team members

  • Produce high-level and detailed technical designs in assigned practice areas that include all necessary solution components

  • Derive complex business and technical challenges and develop Insight proposals that address client needs from an architecture, operations and services perspective; determine strategy in response to RFP

  • Scope develop detailed statements of work for solutions delivery

    What youll need to join Insight:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience of 4 years related experience in lieu of degree

  • 8+ years in technical architecture roles

  • 8+ years demonstrated quality success in technical pre-sales with an Account executive (Sales Partner)

    • Advanced Industry or vendor certifications in 2 or more technologies within one practice area
  • 5+ years hands-on experience in the following:

  • Cisco Enterprise Networking/Data Center assessment, planning, design, deployment and support

  • Expert knowledge in two (2) or more of the following areas:

  • Cisco (2900, 3900, ASR, 3750, 4500, 6500, Cat9K,,Nexus 2K, 5K, 7K, 9K DNAC)

  • Cisco enterprise security (NGFW, NGIPS, Firepower)

  • Micro segmentation (Cisco ISE, Aruba Clearpass)

  • Wireless (Cisco, Aruba, Ruckus, Cradlepoint/LTE, Ubiquity)

  • Knowledge in some of the following areas is desired:

  • Cloud Networking and Security

  • Cisco Tetration

  • Cisco SD-Access

  • Arista

  • Fortinet

  • SD-WAN (Viptela/Cisco, Velo Cloud/VMware, Silverpeak/HPE, Cloudgenics/Palo Alto)

  • HPE Switching

  • Engages in continuous learning to stay abreast on new and emerging technologies. This includes obtaining vendor-related certifications to enhance professional development and corporate standing with vendors/partners.

  • Excellent written and oral communications

  • Strong abilities to write statements of work (SoWs) for professional services engagements

  • Strong requirements gathering, solutioning, and road-mapping abilities

  • In-depth knowledge of complex technical environments

  • Understanding of and ability to product financial impact analysis (TCO, ROI)

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload

  • Excellent analytical abilities resulting in problem resolution

  • Strong customer relationship skills.

  • Willingness to travel regionally up to 50% (Post COVID restrictions)

  • Internal locus of control belief system

  • Cisco CCNP, CCIE preferred

The position described above provides a summary of some the job duties required and what it would be like to work at Insight. For a comprehensive list of physical demands and work environment for this position, click here ( .

Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises, Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions and services to maximize the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of digital innovation, cloud/data center transformation, connected workforce, and supply chain optimization solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our 11,000 teammates help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run smarter. Discover more (

  • Founded in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona

  • 11,000+ teammates in 19 countries providing Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions for organizations across the globe

  • $8.3 billion in revenue in 2020

  • Ranked #409 on the Fortune 500, #15 on the CRN Solution Provider 500, 2020 CRN Innovator of the Year Award

  • 2020 Intel Innovation Partner of Year, 2020 Microsoft U.S. Partner of the Year and Worldwide Customer Experience Partner of the Year

  • Ranked #7 on the 2021 Fortune World's Most Admired Companies (Information Technology Services industry), #70 on the Fortune 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity, #296 on Forbes World's Best Employers (#27 within IT), and #5 on the Phoenix Business Journal 2020 list of Best Places to Work

  • Signatory of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and Affiliate Member of the Responsible Business Alliance

Today's talent leads tomorrow's success. Learn about careers at Insight:

Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posting Notes: Nashville || Tennessee (US-TN) || United States (US) || None || None || US - Nashville, TN ||

Salary Range
$81,000.00 - $112,000.00
per Year
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Nashville, TN, 37247, US