Canon USA & Affiliates Senior Solutions Advisor (Pre-Sales) LFS in Itasca, Illinois


The Senior Solutions Advisor - Large Format Solutions is responsible for providing expert technical advice, consulting to sales teams and customers in design and implementation of complex and enterprise software solutions and professional services.

Canon Solutions America is a Canon U.S.A. Company providing integrated systems technology that comprise one of the strongest solutions portfolios in the document management industry.

Canon Solutions America offers a competitive compensation package including base salary, commissions, monthly and quarterly bonus opportunities, travel allowance, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) Savings Plan, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, vacation, and much more!


Performs the functions of the Analyst and in addition will participate in the preparation of large, high value sales proposals; ensuring configurations are complete and accurate. Interfaces with the sales team as a technical adviser during sales cycle of software workflow solutions through professional services. Trains customers on all products, through the use of Professional Services, not covered by Product Training.


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent required

  • 7-9 years relevant business experience relating to printing pre-sales/post- sales support in Large Format, office and production environments

  • Understand and be comfortable in using the Adobe Creative Suite product, Quark Xpress and/or other standard Color composition and management tools and respective file formats (JPEG, TIFF. EPS, PDF)

  • Additional knowledge of CAD systems, specifically AutoCAD and Microstation drafting and batch printing utilities

  • Knowledge of industry standard RIPS, specifically Onyx Production House or Thrive

  • Basic knowledge of SQL Server and SQL Server Management Studio

  • Understanding of complex systems solutions, integration and networking in Windows, UNIX & Macintosh environments

  • Understanding of color profiling systems, color calibration, ICC profiles and their effect on color gamut across various substrates

  • Expert in Acrobat Professional, Distiller and Enfocus Pitstop in regards to advanced PDF and PostScript file editing capabilities

  • Networking experience including WAN/LAN, TCPIP and network required. Network certification preferred. Color Management Professional Master certification required

  • Experience with flatbed cutting systems and associated software preferred

  • This position can either be in the Irvine, CA office or San Francisco, CA office

  • Extensive travel may be required, up to 70% travel with overnight stay; Valid drivers’ license and acceptable driving record necessary, certain minimum auto insurance coverages are required

Canon Solutions America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

EOE Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans

Job ID 15334

Location US-IL-Itasca

Posted Date 6/19/2017

Category Systems Ops Support - Pre Sales