Solutions Architect (Remote) in Atlanta, GA at Presidio

Date Posted: 11/5/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Atlanta
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/5/2020

Job Description

Presidio is hiring a Solutions Architect to work with top-tier customers and promote Cloud Adoption, specifically focused on AWS. As a Solutions Architect, you will partner with customers, our Sales team and several other teams to create solutions that address customer business problems and accelerate the adoption of Cloud services. In collaboration with sales, you will drive revenue growth across a broad set of customers.

The ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a proven track record in software/technology sales or consulting. You should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, products, and technical challenges. We are looking for candidates who are comfortable at the intersection of technology and business. The Principal Architect is a technical role - you must be broadly competent across many areas of technology (infrastructure, security, DevOps, databases, application development, analytics) and deep in at least 1 of those areas. On the business side, the ability to connect technology with measurable business value is critical. The Principal Architect will spend a large portion of their time interacting with several customer stakeholders, including developers, team leads, engineering directors, and CxOs. In this role we expect our Principal Architect to be customer obsessed and be able to establish themselves as a Trusted Advisor to our customers.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • In partnership with the sales team, formulate and execute a sales strategy to exceed revenue objectives through the adoption of Cloud and Cloud Native Strategies
  • As a key member of the sales cycle, ensure success in building and migrating applications, software and services on Cloud platforms
  • Educate customers of all sizes on the value proposition of Cloud, and participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud
  • Conduct one-to-few and one-to-many training sessions to transfer knowledge to customers considering or already operating in Cloud
  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the solutions architect community
  • Build deep relationships with senior technical individuals and key stakeholders within customer organizations to enable them to be cloud advocates
  • Act as a technical liaison between customers, service engineering teams and support

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and/or military experience.
  • 7+ years of Engineering and/or Architecture experience 
  • AWS Services and Solutions, other cloud providers are a plus
  • Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies
  • Experience architecting/operating Cloud solutions in complex enterprise environments
  • Experience in presales and working with large and complex customer environment
  • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with executives, IT Management, and developers
  • Demonstrated thought leadership through publications and public speaking
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to right level conversations
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
  • Experience migrating or transforming legacy customer solutions to the cloud
  • Familiarity with common enterprise services (Directory Services, Information Assurance, Virtual Desktop, etc.), products (i.e., Oracle, SAP) and frameworks (ITIL, Zachman, TOGAF, etc.)

We are looking for a candidate that is the right fit to make this a rewarding and successful experience. Below are some of the attributes we’ve seen as meaningful to succeed in this role:

You are a leader with vision – You are a hands-on PM and have delivered projects with varying complexities and environments. You are known for your attention to detail without losing the big picture. You are respected by your peers, customers, and industry.

You are a great listener – Our goal is to deliver solutions that last for years and continuously adapt to the changing needs of the industry. You are in tune to your customers, peers, industry trends and are receptive to what the market needs.

You are a collaborator – You enjoy working with multi-cultural teams, both domestic and international and find ways to get the best out of your people. You also work well with a variety of roles including core development, design, operations, and support.

You believe in continuous learning – Things change in our industry continuously, and you always love to learn both the underlying technology and the business motivations of our customers, constantly finding new ways to improve our solutions, processes to make valuable contributions for our customers.

You are ready to contribute to rapid growth within a dynamic, small company culture!

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ABOUT PRESIDIO

Presidio is a leading North American IT solutions provider focused on Digital Infrastructure, Cloud and Security solutions to create agile, secure infrastructure platforms for its customers. We deliver this technology expertise through a full life cycle model of professional, managed, and support services including strategy, consulting, implementation and design. By taking the time to deeply understand how our clients define success, we help them harness technology advances, simplify IT complexity and optimize their environments today while enabling future applications, user experiences, and revenue models. As of June 30, 2019, we serve approximately 7,900 middle-market, large, and government organizations across a diverse range of industries. Approximately 2,900 Presidio professionals, including more than 1,600 technical engineers, are based in 60+ offices across the United States in a unique, local delivery model combined with the national scale of a $3.0 billion dollar industry leader. We are passionate about driving results for our clients and delivering the highest quality of service in the industry. For more information visit: www.presidio.com.

Digital Infrastructure:

Our Digital Infrastructure solutions help make existing IT infrastructure more efficient, while equipping our clients for a cloud-flexible, mobile-ready, highly secured, insight-driven future. Given the millions of potential configurations across these technologies, our clients rely on our expertise to simplify a highly complex IT landscape, helping to identify and deploy the solutions most appropriate for their business needs. Our Digital Infrastructure solutions scale from workgroup to the largest enterprise requirements.

Cloud:

We help our clients take cloud strategy and adoption to the next level. Through our advanced cloud solutions practice, combined with Presidio’s IT infrastructure expertise, we provide private, hybrid, and multi cloud solutions. By closely aligning our services and solutions with our strategic partners Microsoft Azure™, Amazon Web Services™, Intel® and VMware™ Presidio offers cloud strategy, architecture and implementation services along with application rationalization and migration across the hybrid and multi-cloud data center environment. In addition, our new and innovative Presidio Cloud Concierge solution provides a foundation for Automation and Self-Services across Clouds to improve productivity and drive increased levels of governance and security.

Rather than a “one size fits all” approach, or having to choose between public or private, Presidio tailors a hybrid cloud strategy to meet your unique business requirements. We help our clients accelerate and simplify cloud adoption across the entire IT lifecycle.

Security:

Our comprehensive security risk methodology gives customers the ability to safeguard their environments and critical business data. This includes continuous threat protection and risk mitigation through the Presidio Cyber Risk Management program, a next generation approach that integrates security strategy, assessments, architecture and remediation, and aligns all of these with organizational goals.

Presidio Cyber Risk Management provides clients with a holistic approach for effective security policies and procedures, risk assessment and management, regulatory compliance, incident response, and education and awareness. We use an established risk management methodology and proprietary risk scoring process to provide the IT leader and board of directors with an ongoing view of their organization’s risk exposure and remediation path.

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Presidio is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer / VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances.

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