Microsoft Cloud Architect

3 months ago
Requisition ID
2017-1089
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
US-CA | US-IL | US-NY

About PCM

Providing IT solutions nationally since 1987, PCM, Inc. is an industry recognized, publicly traded, value-added reseller and systems integrator. Fully accredited and authorized by major manufacturers including Apple, Cisco, Dell, HP Inc., HPE, Lenovo, Microsoft, Symantec, VMware and 1500 others, PCM offers product and service solutions to mid-market and enterprise level businesses. 

 

With annual sales of $2B+, $800M+ in Microsoft licensing revenue, 3000+ employees and over 400,000 products available, PCM is more than an IT provider: we are a trusted technology partner for thousands of businesses across the country specializing in cloud, data center, mobility, networking, security, and software solutions.

PCM: The right technology, delivered!

Overview

The Microsoft Cloud Architect will be responsible for providing technology consulting to external customers and internal project teams. The focus of this role is deploying Azure and/or Office 365 to existing customers.  The Architect will be responsible for providing technical leadership and support in the creation and delivery of technology solutions designed to meet customers’ business needs. As a trusted advisor the Architect will create and maintain effective customer relationships so as to ensure customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities

  • Assist account executives with technical guidance on a variety of products to Small business through large enterprise customers.
  • Act as a trusted advisor to customers based on intimate technical knowledge of the customer environment.
  • Create and implement a solution roadmap and select the right infrastructure and technology platform or product based on in-depth knowledge of one and broad knowledge of other technologies and/or alliance product landscape.
  • Able to independently complete solution implementation or application design deliverables.
  • Ability to perform tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Self-disciplined to implement, drive, and track projects on your own.
  • Provide guidance and direction to the account executive and engineering teams for service opportunities.
  • Attend training to learn and keep up to date on new technology.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor degree from an accredited institution or a minimum of 10+ years experience working in a technical role.
  • Minimum of three industry and/or product certifications required
  • Solid experience in consultative / complex sales processes
  • Experience in design and/or implementation and/or support of highly distributed applications (i.e. having an architectural sense for ensuring availability, reliability, etc.)
  • Experience in “migrating” on premise workloads to the public cloud / hybrid cloud
  • Experience in defining TCO / ROI models
  • Excellent listening, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to effectively coordinate across various groups and functional teams both inside and outside of the business.
  • Ability to work effectively, add value as a team member and assume a technology leadership role for the team.
  • Travel, including consecutive overnight stays, is an integral expectation of this position as the needs of our customers and our business demand

 

Why work for PCM?

We offer an environment for career-driven individuals seeking to make a solid contribution to our company objectives and their own career enhancement. If you want to work in a challenging, performance-based environment and be rewarded for your efforts, then PCM is the place to build your career.

 

 

PCM Offers:

 

We offer an environment for career-driven individuals seeking to make a solid contribution to our company objectives and their own career enhancement. If you want to work in a challenging, performance-based environment and be rewarded for your efforts, then PCM is the place to build your career.

 

PCM offers a competitive base salary, bonus, 401K with a company match and medical/dental benefits as well as an Employee Purchase Plan, company sponsored discount programs and paid time off.    

 

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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