Principal Architect

ePlus inc.
Herndon, VA
May 17, 2018
May 21, 2018
Full Time
Job Purpose: Are you up to the challenge? At ePlus, we engineer transformative technology solutions for the most visionary companies in the world. This takes imagination, relentless client service, and the tenacity to enable our clients to achieve their visions. Our partnerships with leading edge technology manufacturers-many of which look to us for their own technology infrastructure needs-keep us immersed across the broad spectrum of the IT ecosystem. As a Lead Technical Architect you will be responsible for planning, designing and implementing operations enterprise infrastructure for our clients. From strategy to fulfillment to managed services, our engineering centric solutions enable our clients to realize what it means for technology to do more. Job Responsibilities: The LTA will be responsible for understanding complex business IT needs and managing research, design and solution development for ePlus customers. Lead a team of Engineers, Sr. Engineers, Consultants, Sr. Consultants and Architects Provide Sales Engineering support, BOM creation assistance, SOW assistance along with planning and designing solutions for complex multi-vendor solutions Engage various manufacturers and their engineering resources for design assistance and lab access Research, design and develop repeatable solutions for customer IT needs Assist in building and hiring professional services team, within assigned region Work with the Services Director to set training goals for each member of team Manage technical development and team satisfaction of employees Manage monthly internal training workshops for employees Provide input to the Services Director on employee reviews Assist the Services Director with resource management Build and maintain manufacturer/vendor relationships Be an escalation point for Engineers and Sr. Engineers, Consultants, Sr. Consultants and Architects Manage Quality Assurance (QA) of all projects within region Meet with key vendors to stay current on products and technologies Maintain multiple advanced manufacturer specific advanced certifications. ie: CCIE, R/S. Voice, Brocade, CISSP, VCDX, UCS Work with the Services Director and the National Practice Leads to develop standardized assessment, delivery and testing documentation to be used by ePlus nationally, for delivery of repeatable services Continuing education of relevant certifications that would benefit the Lead Technical Architect role Be available to meet customer IT needs and serve the Customer to ePlus' standards Job Knowledge/Skills: Excellent customer service skills, both in-person and over the phone Excellent presentation, communication and documentation skills Strong business understanding including costing , P&L and pricing strategies Ability to think on your feet and come up with solutions quickly Must be fully knowledgeable and able to design and plan, implement and support IT solutions using three or more of the following technologies: Virtualization Storage Area Networks (SAN) Networking Collaboration (Messaging) VoIP Video Conferencing Backup Blade Server Technology Security Education and Experience: 10+ years of hands-on experience in IT 5+ years of experience performing a Consultant or Architect role 4-year college degree preferred Multiple industry-recognized Certifications. ie: CCIE, VCP, NACP, CISSP Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.Please note that your application (including any personal data contained in that application and your CV) will be transmitted to ePlus Inc. and may be processed by ePlus Inc. and its subsidiaries in the USA. For more information about how we process and protect your personal data please see our Privacy Policy at

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