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Architect (18-0153) in Rocky Hill, CT at ePlus

Date Posted: 9/19/2018

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Job Description

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 an ePlus Architect, you will be responsible for planning, designing, implementing and operating enterprise infrastructure for clients. You will have the opportunity to work with our master architects, engineers, and consultants, to understand our clients’ needs and craft sustainable IT roadmaps to get them there.

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:

An Architect is responsible for Sales Engineering support, installations, BOM creation assistance and SOW assistance along with planning and designing and implementing solutions for multi-vendor Route/Switch Solutions.

  • Provide assessments, design deployment and implementation services of multi -vendor solutions
  • Engage various manufacturer engineering resources for lab access and design assistance
  • Assess customer environments and make recommendations
  • Serve as a post-sales resource for sales and engineering
  • Act as an escalation point for ePlus Engineers and Consultants
    • Escalate issues to other team members, as needed
  • Meet with key vendors to stay current on products and technologies
  • Maintain multiple advanced manufacturer specific advanced certifications. i.e.: CCIE R/S, VCP, MCSE
  • Complete additional relevant certifications, as recommended or assigned by supervisor

Job Knowledge/Skills:

  • Excellent customer service skills on phone and in person
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to think and come up with solutions quickly
  • Must be fully knowledgeable and able to design and plan, implement and support IT solutions using two or more of the following technologies:
    • Virtualization
    • Storage Area Networks (SAN)
    • Networking
    • Collaboration
    • Wireless
    • Backup
    • Blade Server Technology
    • Security 
  • Cisco specific knowledge must include:
    • Catalyst
    • ISE
    • Prime
    • Nexus
    • ISR
    • Meraki

Education and Experience:

  • 10+ years of hands on experience in IT
  • 4+ years experience in a Sr. Engineer or Consultant role
  • 4-year College degree preferred
  • Multiple industry-recognized certifications. i.e.: CCIE, CCNP, MCSE, VCP

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. At this time, ePlus will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.


  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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  • 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.
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