• Microsoft Solutions Architect

    Posted Date 5 months ago(8/28/2018 8:10 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-2990
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Locations
    US-CA | US-IL-Chicago | US-NY
  • About Us

    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 Microsoft solutions
    • 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

      • Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent industry experience
      • 7+ years relevant industry experience; 3+ years in a pre-sales capacity
      • You must also have a broad understanding of core Microsoft cloud technologies and services, including Azure IaaS and Office 365, and core Microsoft technologies, including Active Directory, Exchange, and Windows Server.
      • Experience in multiple areas: EMS/Intune, Skype for Business (including Skype PBX), System Center (SCCM, SCOM, SCSM), and SQL.
      • Even more extra credit for a background in networking protocols and server/compute hardware solutions.
      • An insatiable curiosity to learn more about new Microsoft technologies and our customer’s business
      • Advanced business acumen with the ability to understand the ins and outs of our customer’s challenges
      • Exceptional communication and personal skills, both written, verbal and while presenting to groups, including C-level executives
      • Proven ability to mentor and train junior and intermediate level sales professionals
      • Solid understanding of the commercial IT market for hardware and software
      • Strong analytical skills are required
      • Self-managed and motivated individual with strong leadership skill

    Why work for Us?

    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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