Red River

  • Design Architect - Collaboration

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Engineering - Sales
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Design Architect (DA) within our Collaboration focus area.


    Design Architects own reference architecture development in order to standardize our engineering approach and drive high valued service capabilities. They represent Red River as the subject matter expert on customer opportunities aligned with the account direction of the Customer Solution Architect or Customer Solution Engineer to help determine project scope, technical specifications and requirements.

    The DA will serve as a technical authority and is experienced in translating client business needs into technology solutions.  This position also works with the sales teams in support of the technology and services roadmap aligned to their practice expertise.

    They also achieve and maintain OEM certifications in their area of expertise in order to maintain proficiency and support channel programs.  They also serve as mentors to less experienced engineers and provide technical leadership for internal initiatives.  


    • Field sales opportunity leadership and ownership aligned to area of expertise
    • Enterprise Networking, Security, Collaboration, and Data Center
    • Evaluating new products and technologies
    • Development of Reference Architectures and Advanced Solutions
    • Subject matter expert in one or more practice disciplines
    • Development of Hubs of Excellence runbooks
    • Provide technical services in the form of design, assessment and analysis
    • Field training and enablement guidance
    • Develop additional technical and professional skills through career-track curriculum and self-learning experiences
    • Strategic relationship building with OEM’s within area of focus
    • Provide support and leadership working with the Services organization in handoff process, best practices, and research


    • Focussed expertise in Collaboration solutions
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 15 years of work experience
    • 5 years of presales engineering experience
    • Active and verified professional level of OEM certifications
    • Preferred cisco solution knowlege or certification

    Performance Expectations

    • We work with purpose, looking to disrupt the status quo in meaningful ways.
    • We act with integrity, showing respect for all and demonstrating our commitment to ethics
    • We value collaboration and work as a team to accomplish goals
    • We elevate creativity, and support curiosity to reimagine the use of technology
    • We have a strong work ethic, and seek continuous improvement in all we do
    • We embrace philanthropy, working together to drive positive change and lasting impact within communities around us

    Candidates for the job should possess excellent organizational skills as well as the ability to efficiently multi-task. Ideal candidates have a strong focus on day-to-day operational excellence, and a personal style that builds trust, and inspires loyalty. The candidate should be motivated, proactive, be able to learn and adapt quickly.


    Established in 1995, Red River delivers information technology solutions to a worldwide military and civilian customer base and the New England enterprise market including healthcare, financial services and education customers. Red River is ranked the 5th fastest growing company in NH by Business NH Magazine and has demonstrated consistent year over year revenue and employee growth since its inception. With corporate offices in Claremont, NH, Red River has satellite offices in Virginia.



    Red River Computer Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status.


    Red River offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an exceptional work environment. If you are ready to join a growing company, please submit your resume and cover letter (required) online at



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