Solution Architect

  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Sub-Saharan Africa - Kenya - Nairobi Kenya Nairobi
  • Date Posted: April 3, 2019
  • Salary: 4500 USD Per Month
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First Point Group are currently recruiting for a Solution Architect with Core, Virtual Network experience to support the network.


  • Daily activities include direct customer & Juniper/Ericsson engagement; comprehensive discovery, information sharing & collaborative solution design; proposal development; solution demonstrations; proof-of-concept test design & execution.
  • SAs also work collaboratively within Juniper/Ericsson to highlight emerging customer requirements & use cases, convey competitive landscape, and coordinate with Juniper/Ericsson & partner professional services to ensure implementations meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Additionally, time is invested in technical, professional and leadership development through self-study and formal training.


  • A minimum of 10 years of experience as a pre-sales Solution Architect for a network vendor; 10 or more years network engineering experience
  • Desirable previous work experience with Ericsson, Juniper or Airtel
  • Strong hands-on experience with Juniper solutions or equivalent
  • Experience designing/building large scale data centers and global WANs
  • JNCIE or CCIE highly desirable

Required Skills

  • BGP, MPLS, IS-IS, OSPF, Clos, Hybrid Cloud architectures
  • Understanding of related network security technologies – NGFW, VPN, IDP
  • Strong Data Center and fabric knowledge is required
  • Route /Switch L2/L3 technologies
  • Desired Skills – Automation and Virtualization
  • Python, OpenStack, VMWare/NSX, Contrail, Automation experience
  • Programming Skill

Rate: – $4500 USD per month –  Subject to interview results

Location: Kenya