Tampa, FL, United States
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For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more! We also offer part-time and flexible schedules!
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Primary Purpose and Function
The Solutions Architect I supports the achievement of sales goals through direct pre-sales support providing high quality, innovative, cost effective technical¬†solutions¬†that meet or exceed our customer\u2019s needs in a professional manner.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities
Develop technical solutions that map customer business requirements to security technology solutions
Generation of technical scopes of work (SOW) and detailed design narratives for technical solutions and associated cost estimates
Manage estimation process to include interfacing with multiple representatives of sales, management, and customer teams
Analyze blueprints, construction drawings, and technical/functional design specifications to prepare compliant solutions
Research emerging technologies in support of security integration solutions
Interface with product and distribution partners to obtain systems, device, and equipment pricing during estimating process
Support Sales Team by participating in technical discussions and meetings with customers and/or product partners
Understanding construction divisions, as they relate to Electronics -Safety and Security for RFP responses.
Maintain quality assurance by following organization and department standards
Other duties as assigned by management
Knowledge & Skills
High school diploma required; bachelor\u2019s degree in related field preferred; equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
A minimum of 5 years relevant experience with integrated electronic security solutions or 2 years of experience in a pre-sales support/engineering position
Working knowledge of network infrastructure including switches, routers, IP configuration, CCNA or equivalent certification preferred. Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of certification
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; capable of managing multiple tasks, setting priorities, and meeting deadlines
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ability to communicate with people via email, over the phone, and in person is required
Ability to maintain confidential information
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, and Word)
Ability to travel (20% - 30 %) on an as needed basis
Utilizing a PDF editing \u2013 Creation tool such as Bluebeam for device plotting, and team collaborations.
Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America\u2019s leading security services provider. With over 200,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: ¬†www.AUS.com.
We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans.¬†EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability¬†Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
Website : http://www.apollosecurity.com/