Security Solutions Architect

Posted Date 3 months ago(11/28/2017 6:22 PM)
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Providing IT solutions nationally since 1987, PCM, Inc. is an industry recognized, publicly traded, value-added reseller and systems integrator. Fully accredited and authorized by major manufacturers including Apple, Cisco, Dell, HP Inc., HPE, Lenovo, Microsoft, Symantec, VMware and 1500 others, PCM offers product and service solutions to mid-market and enterprise level businesses. 


With annual sales of $2B+, $800M+ in Microsoft licensing revenue, 3000+ employees and over 400,000 products available, PCM is more than an IT provider: we are a trusted technology partner for thousands of businesses across the country specializing in cloud, data center, mobility, networking, security, and software solutions.

PCM: The right technology, delivered!


The Security Solutions Architect is responsible for the design and archtiecture of Security solutions that apply new and existing technologies to solve business needs in cyber security space.  You will perform on-site and remote client consulting projects, from a pre-sales perspective, in support of PCM’s Security Solutions. You will also be responsible for positioning; demonstrating; assessing; designing; developing and implementing enterprise security solutions; as well as providing ongoing support to PCM's clients.


  • Assesses, designs and architects solutions based on PCM’s proven security solution set.
  • Communicate technical capabilities of proposed solutions based on customer business and technical requirements.
  • Demonstrate Proof of Concepts of proposed solutions based on customer business and technical requirements.
  • Provides pre-sales updates and reports detailing project deliverable status including challenges and other opportunities to meet customer’s business requirements.
  • Develops a Bill of Materials (BOM) and a detailed Scope of Work (SOW) on properly-qualified sales opportunities from interactions with the client and PCM team members.
  • Provides clients with up-to-date documentation for the duration of the project
  • Conducts presentations of technical concepts to the clients 
  • Architect security solutions and services to our clients including but not limited to security assessments, encryption, network security, endpoint security, and data loss prevention
  • Completes any needed partner technical certifications 


  • CISSP, CISM, and/or CISA preferred
  • Strong knowledge around a minimum of (3) of the following:
    • Symantec Endpoint Protection
    • Symantec Encryption
    • Symantec Email Security
    • Symantec DLP
    • Networking (Palo Alto, Cisco, Juniper, F5)
    • Virtualization (VMware/Microsoft)
    • Converged Infrastructure (HP, Dell, Cisco)
    • Microsoft Server, AD, Exchange, MSSQL, SharePoint, Office365, Azure
  • A Bachelor degree from an accredited institution or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 8+ years of relevant work experience related to systems engineering/IT architecture
  • Solid experience in architecting & consulting experience in the context of a services organization such as large system integrators
  • Excellent listening, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to effectively coordinate across various groups and functional teams both inside and outside of the business.
  • Travel, including consecutive overnight stays, is an integral expectation of this position as the needs of our customers and our business demand


Why work for Us?

Disclaimer: PCM extends offers of employment only to qualified candidates who have applied for a position using our official application through our career site, iCims.  Please be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment or "phishing" actions that may come from individuals or entities impersonating PCM.  PCM will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.  Once employment has been confirmed and as part of the onboarding process, new hires will receive instructions from PCM to set up their direct deposit information from our payroll department.


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