Solutions Architect – Chicago, IL

Summary Of Functions

SVT is currently hiring an experienced Solutions Architect in Chicago, Illinois.

SVT is a value-added distributor of technology solutions and services, providing a premier client experience. Simply put, integrity is our infrastructure. Over 60 years of success in the technology industry has been a direct result of maintaining our core principles. By staying dedicated to our clients, committed to our workforce and loyal to our partners, we have firmly established a best-in-class cornerstone to our existence. Certifications and continuing education are a vital part of our ability to bring the best solutions to our customers. Our team members have clear career and training plans that encourage professional development to benefit themselves and our customers.

In addition, SVT is a member of both the National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) and AVIXA. We are currently certified through InfoComm as an Audio/Video Solutions Provider at the Emerald level. Other affiliations include Media Communications Association-International (MCA-I) and American Institute of Architects-Professional Affiliate (AIA-PA).

Summary Of Functions

SVT’s Solutions Architect interfaces with end users and channel partners to design, estimate, and quote audio visual system solutions. The Solutions Architect is responsible for determining the most appropriate technology for the opportunity and ensures sales presentation and purchase order process is adhered to for successful kick off of projects.

Our Solution Architects are responsible for both presales and selling activities, which is why our compensation plan includes a competitive salary as well as a commission plan.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain relationships with end user and channel partner resources (Account Managers, Professional Service Managers).
  • Work with end users and channel partners to design, estimate and quote AV solutions.
    Keep up-to-date records for forecasting and reporting.


  • Highly proficient in developing video conferencing, digital signage, pro audio, and other AV solutions.
  • Knowledge of IP networking, standards-based video conferencing environments, DSP audio, and AV control systems.
  • Specific familiarity with Biamp, Cisco, Crestron, Harman professional (AMX, SVSi, Crown, JBL, DBX, BSS), and Polycom products.
  • InfoComm CTS-D preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of sales experience.
  • Must have five years+ experience designing professional AV and collaboration solutions.
  • Must have five years+ experience managing sales book of business.
  • Must be based in Chicago, IL.

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