Solutions Architect

Employer: FoxGuard Solutions
Job Location: Christiansburg, Virginia
Category: IT/Computers/Networking, Software/QA/DBA
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 9/13/2021
Closing Date: 11/30/2021
FoxGuard Solutions
FoxGuard Solutions develops customized cyber security, compliance, and industrial computing solutions. As a leading operational technology company we deliver reliable, secure and configurable solutions that include: several cyber security solutions, including Patch & Update Management Services as well as turnkey computing solutions for mission-critical applications designed to fit a customer’s intended use, expected life-cycle and desired price point.
Job Description

FoxGuard Solutions is looking for a motivated, critical-thinking individual to join our team as a full time Solutions Architect. A person in this role is integral to the company's ability to demonstrate and offer a high degree of technical expertise, consultative guidance and complex solution design/product architecture support to both our customers and internally. If you are looking for the next step in your engineering career, apply today!

What you will be doing?

The Solution Architect is a key technical role within the company designed to provide the company with strategic technical thought leadership capabilities. A person in this role is expected to work closely with our customers as well with multiple internal teams, including product line management and the various commercial and technical teams throughout the company. Solving complex problems where technology, people, process and business all intersect is a core objective of this role.

  • Provide strategic technical thought leadership to the company in support of identified key thrusts, initiatives and customer opportunities, acting as a subject matter expert for products and services within the company's target markets
  • Collaborate with product management, engineering, marketing and sales to continuously evolve the company's product and service offering portfolio
  • Collaborate with engineering and other technical teams to develop comprehensive technical solutions
  • Manage technical project work collaborating with the product management, commercial and technical teams to meet project deadlines and budgets
  • Act as an escalation resource available to the company for internal, pre-sales, production-phase or post-sales technical issues as required
  • Support marketing and growth initiatives and the building of brand recognition through the creation and/or presentation of technical content - including white papers, web content and other technical articles
  • Maintain strong working knowledge of cyber-security tools, concepts and best practices, as well as applicable security compliance requirements related to the company's target markets
  • Assist sourcing / supply chain management and product management with the identification, qualification and onboarding of technology partners and suppliers in support of the company's needs

What you will bring to the table?

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university and a minimum of three years of related experience; or high school diploma and a minimum of five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong working knowledge of information technology hardware, software, networking, security and other infrastructure products technologies
  • Ability to create and articulate a strong technical vision, assemble a concept and present a solution to stakeholders (both internal teams and to our customers)
  • Ability to design and architect technical solutions, while ensuring the business, people and process elements are properly addressed and accounted for

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Information technology and/or Security technical certifications(s)
  • Previous experience providing and/or supporting technology and/or security solutions in critical infrastructure environments
  • Previous experience with industrial and embedded computing technologies/hardware used in industrial critical infrastructure environments
  • Previous experience with agile/iterative product development mythologies
  • Technical project development and project management experience

What we can offer you?

FoxGuard Solutions offers a competitive salary with a great benefits package, which includes dental, medical and vision insurance, as well as 401k, wellness programs, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, educational assistance and paid-time-off - and don't forget Ice Cream Fridays! That's right ice-cream every Friday!

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