1216816 Technical Solutions Architect

  • Location:
    Washington DC, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    Virginia or Maryland
  • Area of Interest
    Professional Services
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

** Must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain a U.S. Government Security Clearance**

*** You must live in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area or be able to regularly commute to the area ***

What You’ll Do

As a Technical Solutions Architect, you will be a part of the Client Relationship Team who leads the ongoing Services relationship with our Department of Homeland Security (DHS) customer. You will be responsible for developing and influencing the overall Cisco network infrastructure vision bringing the concepts of Network, automation, analytics, and security around Cisco solutions to DHS.

You will execute and implement by leading across multiple constituents across and beyond Cisco’s Advanced Services to drive Services-wide engagements.

Who You’ll Work With

You will work directly with the DHS CIO office and across multiple Cisco teams to translate single solutions into repeatable solutions that can be leveraged across DHS. You will have significant customer interaction including architecting and leading early stage pilots, and sharing your thought leadership in various industry forums.

Who You Are

Minimum Qualifications

  • CCIE or equivalent expertise in one of the following three areas
    (Route/Switch or Data Center)

  • BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience

  • 12+ years of experience in customer centric roles, within technical delivery, IT, or pre-sales product engineering

  • You must be a self-motivated individual that is dedicated to exceeding client expectations

  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills

Desired Skills

  • Experience and desire to architect network solutions

  • Recognize needs for our customers to convert technology to value and translate them into business requirements and an execution strategy spanning across architectural boundaries

  • You develop the overall vision that underlies the customer-centric solution, and play a primary role in the design and implementation of that end-to-end solution, exploring how to develop and integrate new software solutions in and around network automation and network software development

  • You translate single solutions into repeatable solutions that can be leveraged across a larger customer base

  • You excel at simplifying and explaining the complex

  • You establish deep and strategic customer and industry relationships, interfacing with and influencing senior level executives in Cisco’s top customer accounts, across other Cisco organizations, and in recognized industry fora

Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.

We Are Cisco.


We connect everything - people, process, data and things. We innovate everywhere to create fresh ideas and possibilities. We make a meaningful difference that will benefit everyone - our people, our customers and the world around us.

Our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. But our edge doesn't come from technology. It comes from our people. We're looking for the kind of people who take smart risks, thrive in diverse environments, inspire their colleagues, and are committed to having an impact on the world. Whether you create technology solutions that redefine business or build connections that strengthen the community, you can make it happen at Cisco!

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