What does a Solutions Engineer do?
A Solutions Engineer interfaces with customers and identifies their needs. A Solutions Engineer with then work with various departments from network engineers, support and operations to ensure a plan is in motion to improve the customer's experience. A Solutions Engineer works to balance various aspects of the project, from safety to design. Additionally, a Solutions Engineer researches advanced technology regarding best practices in the field and seek to find cost-effective solutions.
A Solutions Engineer is generally located within a large company and work alongside other professionals to meet customer's needs. They usually begin as Technical Architects and as they advance on their career path within the company will become promoted to the role. A bachelor's degree is required for the position, with many holding degrees in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related engineering fields. Individuals with a firm holistic understanding of both the operational and scope aspects of projects tend to excel in this position.
Solutions Engineer Career Path
Learn how to become a Solutions Engineer, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.
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“Some of the best people I met worked at Presidio (both technical and genuine people)”
“It is a very exciting place to work and have thoroughly enjoyed each and every day!”
“Aggressive company targets push you to perform better and bring the best out of your skillsets.”
“This place is highly political and sadly it does get in the way of the work .”
“I look forward to coming to work and fill satisfied knowing I put in a great workday.”
“Manager and VP are 2 of the best leaders I have ever had the opportunity to work for.”
“Incredible amount of opportunity for you to grow your career in the path that best suits you”
“You are unlikely to find a commercial organisation of this size with such a multitude of kind people anywhere else.”
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a solutions engineer
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The most common qualifications to become a solutions engineer is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.