Microsoft Cloud Solutions Architect

9 months ago
Requisition ID
2017-1090
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 Solutions Architect will function in a pre-sales role designing complex solutions for Enterprise customers. The Architect collaborates with sales, post-sales and technical support resources.

Responsibilities

  • Assist account executives with technical guidance on a variety of products to Small business through large enterprise customers.
  • Act as a trusted adviser to customers based on intimate technical knowledge of the customer environment.
  • Solves complex problems which may require unique solutions.
  • Leads problem resolution, identifies appropriate resources, and pro-actively develops contingency plans.
  • Demonstrates wide latitude for decisive action which could impact business initiatives and programs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, listening, and presentation skills.
  • Must be able to effectively coordinate and multi-task across various groups and functional teams both inside and outside of the organization.
  • 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

    • Four year college degree from an accredited institution or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience designing, implementing and managing the following technologies: Exchange, Active Directory, Azure, Office365
    • Current enterprise-class Infrastructure/System Engineering experience with Microsoft platforms
    • Experience with cloud, hosted and stand-alone solutions
    • Scripting experience (Batch, WMI, VBScript, Powershell).
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Google Apps, VMware vCloud, Google Cloud Platform strongly desired, but not required.
    • Minimum seven years of Microsoft engineering experience in a business-to-business, large/strategic customer segment; or a record of achievement and technical solution expertise in a comparable sales role. 
    • Product certification, engineering credentials, or equivalent technical credentials.
    • Work in a globally deployed team environment
    • Maintain a high level of involvement with current technologies and innovations
    • Ability to travel to Customer sites for project implementations when necessary
    • Manage enterprise level Customers and Customer Requests with a professional and positive attitude
    • VMWare – SRM – Site Recovery Manager decommission
    • Windows Servers – Windows Server 2008R2-2012R2 admin and Azure buildouts
    • Azure – General Azure IaaS and Networking design & management
    • Azure Site Recovery – Azure VMWare to Azure migration, ASR Azure to Azure regional protection
    • Willingness and ability to produce high quality operational documentation, including Visio diagrams, high-level descriptions of the environment, as well as detailed instructions outlining the steps required to repeat the build-out and configuration of the infrastructure.
    • Providing training and technical support for users with varying levels of IT knowledge and competence.

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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