Data Center Systems Architect
Posted on Jan 16, 2020 by WSI Nationwide
The Data Center Systems Presales Solution Architect is a Pre-Sales resource that leads the consultative discovery of the client s business goals, objectives, and challenges, and then translates them into effective technology solutions for a privately held technology service and solution provider with a highly adaptable business strategy and clear revenue growth that is recognized for Customer Satisfaction Excellence with a territory covering New York, New Jersey to Philadelphia including 20-50% remote - work from home, 25% local travel, 25%-one to two days a week in Eatontown, NJ office. Great company culture, 40% corporate growth. Starting base salary goal to $170,000+ flexible plus to $30,000 bonus.
The Datacenter Solution Architect is a Pre-Sales resource that leads the consultative discovery of the client's business goals, objectives, and challenges, and then translates them into effective technology solutions.
The function of this role is to engage with the customer as the technical expert in solution design, product demonstration, requirement gathering, and all other technical elements of the PreSales and Solution Construction process. You will also be instrumental in educating non-technical staff and customers on solution features and capabilities.
Through ongoing efforts, you will maintain up to date knowledge of industry trends and best practices relevant to your technology discipline.
Technology Focus: Senior level technical proficiency in two or more focus areas:
-Backup and Recovery
-Engage with customer to develop trusted technology advisor relationships with key decision makers
-Work with customers to discover and gather technical and business requirements
-Prepare and deliver presentations to educate customers of solution and service benefits relevant to their business/technology needs and goals
-Architect solutions to meet customer requirements within industry and technology best practices
-Develop technical roadmap for the overall solution including high level design, SoW, BoM
-Assist sales in customer meetings to answer technical questions
-Respond to technical components of RFI/RFP/RFQ
-Assist sales in technical components of tender and bidding process
-Act as the technical authority for assessment and approval of specifications for solution construction or change
-Assist partners with project plan, direction, and evaluation with the inclusion of costs, requirements, and timeline
-Liaise with customer and internal staff throughout project delivery to ensure customer satisfaction is achieved
-Share knowledge of product benefits and capability in ongoing training sessions with technical and non-technical staff
-Assist Director with regional corporate growth activities and take on increase position responsibility when appropriate
-Participate in technology and professional training and development to continue to enhance your skills and capability
Desirable Knowledge and Skills:
-CISCO CCIE Certified
-VMware - vSphere, vCloud
-Cloud Services - Azure, AWS
-Microsoft - Hyper-V
-Converged/Hyperconverged Infrastructure - UCS, VM, EMC
-Pure Storage, Nimble, veeam
-Cisco - Nexus, MDS, ACI
Privately held technology service and solution provider recognized for Customer Satisfaction Excellence, Master Certified in Collaboration and Service Provider solutions.
Business solutions include:
Network Security, Unified Communications, Cloud Computing, IP Telephony, Video Conferencing,
Mobility Solutions, Data Center, Route/Switch, Disaster Recovery
Technology Partners: VMware, Cisco, Microsoft, Dell/EMC, AWS, Pure Storage, Nimble, veeam, Commvault, Splunk, Cohesity, Calabrio
When resumes are received, the candidate is contacted if there is a match, the situation is thoroughly described and the candidate tells us how they would like us to proceed. No information leaves our office without prior approval.
This creates long term relationships, which we encourage.
WSI is a specialty recruiting organization with over twenty years experience and fees paid by our selected client companies, freeing our hands to find top level candidates for better projects all over the USA.