Digital Architectures Associate Solutions Engineer

The Digital Architectures Associate Solutions Engineer, is a member of the presales engineering team, is responsible for educating clients and translating Client requirements into clearly defined and defendable network architectures and service delivery strategies, to be used by the Aspire Delivery Teams to address Client outcomes. The candidate will also assist the Senior Solutions Architects on complex projects and provide assistance with documentation and presales opportunity deliverables.


  • Responsible to engage with customers and develop simple solutions that affect meaningful business outcomes
  • Work in concert with senior presales engineers to create documentation defining robust, complex solutions
  • Work with Sales Team to develop client relationships and solutions that meet the required business outcomes
  • Create and deliver compelling customer-facing presentations
  • Perform walkthroughs of client facilities to document current state to be used to develop solutions
  • Create Bill of Materials, Statements of Work, High-level design diagrams, build Professional Services Estimates for solutions.
  • Continually train in the latest and upcoming technologies, products, services, and industry trends
  • Provide demos to customers on the latest technologies, products, and services
  • Become fluent in Aspire’s managed services offerings and drive growth within existing and new client
  • Interact with the post-sales team and Project Management Office (PMO) to ensure alignment between presales and post-sales activities and ensure quality client outcomes.
  • Manage production of project deliverables, budget, and presentations to client personnel and leadership

• Bachelor’s degree, preferably in an Information Technology related major, or 1 to 3 years of experience focused in technology–based consulting
• Background in engineering of Networking Technologies
• Basic working knowledge of Cisco and other network infrastructure products, such as:
o Cisco Routing and Switching Devices
o Cisco Wireless Infrastructure and Technologies
o Cisco Security Solutions
o Meraki Networking Infrastructure Components


• Bachelor’s degree or above, preferably in an Information Technology related major
• CCNA, Network+, or similar certification
• 3-5 years of experience working with Cisco and other network infrastructure products, such as:
o Cisco Routing and Switching Devices
o Cisco Wireless Infrastructure and Technologies
o Cisco Network Management Platforms such as DNA-Center
o Cisco Security Solutions
o Meraki Networking Infrastructure Components

• Demonstrated professional growth and the proven ability to work cross-functionally
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills to audiences of all levels including client facing skills
• Active listening skills
• Ability to apply solutions, products and technology to a business opportunity
• Strong time management skills and the ability to self-manage multiple priorities

50% local travel

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.

The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job involve normal vision.

Aspire strives to provide full time employees with a competitive and meaningful benefits package that includes:

  • 401k with company match, eligible after 30 days employment.
  • Medical with prescription drug coverage, dental and vision care; effective first day of the following month.
  • Company paid Long Term Disability (LTD) Company paid Life & AD&D Federal Spending Account.
  • Generous paid time off and holidays.

 Aspire Technology Partners, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.