New Employee Announcement: Catherine Andersen

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New Employee Announcement: Catherine Andersen

 

Catherine Andersen joins the Managed Solution team as a Channel Manager on February 2, 2017.  Catherine started her career as a sales rep for a Distributor and worked her way up to a Storage Specialist. From there, Catherine progressed to becoming a Distribution Channel Manager for a storage manufacturer.  With over 15 years of experience in the technology industry, Catherine is passionate about delivering the best customer outcome and retaining relationships.
When not working hard, Catherine can be found going on family hikes at Torrey Pines or fishing on the Mississippi River. Back on her parents' farm in Wisconsin, she enjoys Morel mushroom hunting.  For the past four seasons, Catherine has been the "Dugout Director" for her son's LYCO Baseball team!

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Catherine has a daughter, Savannah, and a son, Jake. Over the summer, she turned her neighborhood into a "Ghost Town" for Halloween, complete with storefront themes and design concepts for each homeowner. The neighborhood attracted over 1,600 people Halloween night and even received a write up in Bressi Living Magazine!
Joining the sales team, Catherine is looking forward to embracing the services side of sales and parlaying her channel experience into this role. We are beyond excited to welcome Catherine, and we cannot wait to see what great things she brings to our ballgame!

Player of the Month, December 2016: Liliana Ciurlino

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CONGRATULATIONS TO LILIANA CIURLINO: DECEMBER 2016 PLAYER OF THE MONTH

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This award is given on a monthly basis to a Managed Solution employee who has done an amazing job of exemplifying and living up to the Managed Solution Core Values.
The Managed Solution leadership team selected Liliana Ciurlino as Player of the Month because she is a powerhouse of public relations savvy that can always be counted on to build new relationships, evangelize the company and help anyone in need.
Anyone that has attended an event with Liliana knows she's one of the most energetic networking driven individuals on our team, really inspiring everyone to get out more and market the business. She is a true nurturer of relationships and gets things done, her persistence is to be admired and she is a shining example for those she works with when it comes to the art of building and nurturing relationships.

Liliana always has tons of ideas for engaging with like-minded professionals, is reliable and goes above and beyond to help anyone in need - inside and outside of the office. Her positive attitude and dedication to the company and her team impacts a number of projects and events. Colleagues, customers, and partners all praise her work ethic and say she is a pleasure to work with, therefore leadership is excited to award her dedication and hard work with this month’s Player of the Month.

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At Managed Solution, we strive to be the best technology based company by investing in our top assets; our people!

Here at Managed Solution we thrive in an energetic, performance-driven environment where results, teamwork, and quality of customer satisfaction are recognized and rewarded. Our corporate culture is diverse, open and creative. We look for team members with proven experience, a strong sense of passion and dedication to the highest levels of excellence, technology and business ethics.
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Player of the Month, November 2016: Sean Andrews

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CONGRATULATIONS TO SEAN ANDREWS:  NOVEMBER 2016 PLAYER OF THE MONTH

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This award is given on a monthly basis to a Managed Solution employee who has done an amazing job of exemplifying and living up to the Managed Solution Core Values.
The Managed Solution leadership team selected Sean Andrews as November's Player of the Month because he has been doing a phenomenal job working with our top client and his incredible work ethic is an inspiration to the entire company. Sean is a Systems Engineer working with our Systems Integration team and a key contributor responsible for the success of SCCM deployments to our top client sites worldwide.  Sean has created a custom application named SHARC that receives constant accolades from the customer and is a major factor that has significantly led to successful SCCM implementations. His knowledge of System Center, his tenacity in overcoming technical issues and his willingness to take on new and unexpected challenges makes him one of the most respected team members, both internally and from the customer’s perspective.   Sean is always a pleasure to work with, facing challenges head on with determination and commitment.
Sean's incredible work ethic is an inspiration to the entire company. His determination and passion for every project is remarkable.  Therefore, leadership is excited to award his dedication and hard work as our November Player of the Month.
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Here at Managed Solution we thrive in an energetic, performance-driven environment where results, teamwork, and quality of customer satisfaction are recognized and rewarded. Our corporate culture is diverse, open and creative. We look for team members with proven experience, a strong sense of passion and dedication to the highest levels of excellence, technology and business ethics.
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New Employee Announcement: Don Theriault, Project Manager

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Don Theriault joins Managed Solution as a Project Manager. Don grew up in the province of Alberta, Canada. Born in Edmonton, and grew up in both Edmonton and Calgary, but he considers Calgary home having spent most of his life in Calgary and this is where most of my family reside.  Don is happy to have made the move to sunny San Diego, where he hopes to some day retire.
After receiving his college education in Information Technology, Don started his career in 1981 in the telecommunications industry.  Since then, he has had various roles throughout the technology industry, including Programmer Analyst, Systems Analyst, Business Analyst, Team Manager, and IT Project Manager.
Outside of work, Don lives an active lifestyle.  Some of his many activities to stay in shape include playing hockey, biking, hiking, golfing, scuba diving, and walking on the beach.  We are so excited to welcome Don to our team, and we can't wait to see what experiences he can bring for us.

Welcome to the Managed Solution team, Don Theriault!

New Employee Announcement: Shawn Weebe, Project Manager

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Shawn joined the Managed Solution team as a Project Manager on May 31, 2016. He joins us with 20 years of technology experience, including managing projects and people in the IT arena. Shawn earned his MCSE over three versions and also had the opportunity to write questions on the A+ certification exam. He also has his PMP.
An Orange County native, Shawn has now been living in San Diego for the past 15 years. He is married with three daughters, Savannah, Isabella and Ava, along with their dog named Kaiser, two turtles and two guinea pigs. In his free time, Shawn has loved to play soccer for over 30 years. He is also the commissioner of a 15 year old fantasy football league and also has success playing on FanDuel.
We’re excited to have Shawn on board, please join us in welcoming him to the Managed Solution team!
At Managed Solution, we strive to be the best technology based company by investing in our top assets; our people – CAREERS

 

Wanted: Senior Network Engineer

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Wanted: Senior Network Engineer

Overview:
Live on the bleeding edge of technology? Eager to design and deliver custom technology solutions? Looking for a company that invests in its people, its clients, and its community?
Redefine your reality at Managed Solution!
Managed Solution is actively seeking a network guru! We’ve got an all-star team with a kick-butt company culture, and we’re excited about what’s ahead. For over a decade, we’ve worked with companies large and small, supporting any and all of their IT needs. We invest in our clients and our staff to bring out the best in both. We’ve been named to the Business Journal’s 100 fastest growing companies for the past five years and stand in the top 1% of Microsoft Cloud partners worldwide. We value high standards, honesty and integrity, proactivity, adaptability and passion. Managed Solution is poised for unparalleled growth and expansion – this is an opportunity you won’t wanna miss!

 

Perks & Benefits!
•Enjoy work-life integration with flexible work arrangements!
•Earn up to 17 paid days off in your first year!
•Work with passionate tech experts in a dynamic environment
•Grow your skills with our professional development program:
◦Take certification tests on company time!
◦Managed Solution prepays your exam fees!
•Enroll in health, dental, and vision insurance offerings
•Prepare for retirement with 401K (employer match after 6 months!)
•Make a difference for your clients!
Responsibilities:
As a senior member of our Professional Services team, you’ll design, implement, and support network infrastructure solutions for Managed Solution clients. You will work directly with clients to uncover their unique needs and design custom network strategies, that’s right – we’re looking for you to architect client solutions. You’ll be responsible for network design and administration (routing, switching, firewalls, WAPs, VPNs, load balancers, troubleshooting) in medium to large LAN/WAN environments, including Cloud environments in Azure and Amazon AWS. In this role, you’ll interface with clients, project managers, and other engineers to ensure the success of your projects and high network availability. Possibly most important since we are a Microsoft Partner, we need someone who is either pro-Microsoft technologies or at least agnostic about OSs. Basically, we are looking for a network engineering rock star who can do it all and is looking for an opportunity to correct failing networks and replace them with architectural standards that you yourself get to develop.

 

Qualifications:
•CCNP or higher strongly preferred
•Superior knowledge of networking topology and static/dynamic routing protocols, including TCP/IP, EIGRP, OSPF, IS-IS, and EGP/BGP
•Superior troubleshooting skills, including latency identification
•Proficiency in networking administration, including the configuration and maintenance of managed routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, wireless access points, CSU/DSUs, and controllers
•Proven success in designing and maintaining highly stable LAN/WAN environments, especially as an external consultant
•Proficiency in virtualized networking (VPN, VLAN) and broad exposure to virtualization in general (Azure, AWS, VMware)
•Knowledge of network security architectures and measures, penetration testing, and vulnerability scanning
•Proficiency in emergency mitigation and remediation: viruses, denial of service
•Service-oriented attitude as you deliver an outstanding client experience: developing a strong rapport, mapping their particular needs to solutions and communicating strategy plans
•Ability to work in a Cisco+Linux environment one day and a Dell+Fortinet+Windows 10 environment the next
•High levels of project ownership and individual accountability in a results-oriented environment
•Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and innovation
•Demonstrated commitment to strong documentation and repeatable standards
•Ability to work a flexible schedule for occasional overnight maintenances, upgrades, etc.
•Valid CA Drivers’ License and willingness to travel to client sites within the San Diego region
Bonus Knowledge/Skills:
•Wireless Access Point monitoring and tuning experience
•Significant Systems Administration experience, esp. in a Windows environment:
◦Windows Server 2008/2012/2012R2
◦Microsoft Exchange/Active Directory administration
◦Managing backups and disaster recovery
•Voice, video, and data services experience, including configuration and administration of VOIP and Skype for Business
Physical Demands:
The essential functions of this job require: the ability to frequently sit and stand for long periods of time; to climb and balance; to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or bend; to manipulate objects with fine and gross motor skills; to frequently lift and maneuver 10 pound objects and occasionally lift and maneuver 50 pound objects; to communicate in written and spoken English; to hear; to utilize close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Managed Solution is an equal opportunity employer and will consider qualified applicants who can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.
E-Verify Participation:
Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Managed Solution participates in the federal E-Verify program to validate the authenticity of work eligibility documents. As part of this program, Managed Solution will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For more information, see www.uscis.gov/e-verify

 

 

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Los Angeles Position Needed: Business Development Manager

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Los Angeles Position Needed: Business Development Manager

Overview:
Are you a sales leader with drive, passion, and the ability to influence C level decision makers? Do you focus on adding value to your prospects, customers, and internal team? Are you a hunter who builds solid relationships based upon results? We're always looking to add talent to our top-notch team.
Managed Solution has an all-star team with a kick-butt company culture, and we’re excited about what’s ahead. For over a decade, we’ve worked with companies large and small, supporting any and all of their IT needs. We invest in our clients and our staff to bring out the best in both. We’ve been named to the Business Journal’s 100 fastest growing companies for the past five years and stand in the top 1% of Microsoft Cloud partners worldwide. We value high standards, honesty and integrity, proactivity, adaptability and passion. Managed Solution is poised for unparalleled growth and expansion – this is an opportunity you won’t wanna miss!
Responsibilities:
Your Mission? Leverage a deep understanding of Managed Solution’s value proposition to build brand awareness and cultivate consultative relationships, driving new logo acquisitions within an assigned territory.
Key Performance Objectives:
•Develop a robust prospect pipeline by executing to sales plan and agreed upon activities, including a consultative, solutions-based sales approach
•Finding ways to differentiate Managed Solution by acting as a business consultant/solution provider
•Demonstrate hunter mentality: maintain a high volume of activity, including outbound calls, emails, and social selling, as well as researching and identifying new opportunities on a weekly basis
•Diligently preparing for client-facing meetings: understanding pain points, internal stakeholders/resources to create a tailored communication strategy to address business needs
•Leverage social campaigns, marketing materials, and networking activities to build brand awareness with both channel partners and customers
•Maximizing leads and conversion rate utilizing the proven tools and systems provided
•Building, qualifying, and managing an accurate sales pipeline in a CRM environment
•Attending conferences and industry-related events to establish relationships and develop intimate knowledge of industry trends
•Meeting or exceeding sales quota
Qualifications:
•Drive to succeed, discipline, and achievement orientation
•Agility in a dynamic work environment (Willingness to wear many hats!)
•Openness to coaching and feedback regarding activities and technology solutions
•Exceptional listening skills to include hearing what is not said
•Strategic thinking as well as tactical execution
•Story telling skills… the ability to illustrate to a client what success looks like
•Persistence and the need to WIN
Desired Experience:
3 years of Solution Sales experience (Managed Services, Professional Service, Cloud, or other high-tech solution sales experience preferred)
Perks:
•Industry leading compensation and performance incentive plan
•Latest knowledge in cloud based technologies
•Industry growth exceeding 40% per year
•A talented team aligned to win and achieve
•Collaborative, innovative, visionary leadership
•Medical/dental/vision insurance - Managed Solution covers 65% of the employee's cost!
•401k - matching starts at 6 months
•Monthly team lunches, a robust recognition program, & more!
See all of our available positions here