Solution Architect – Cloud/Microsoft Azure

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Bring your IT career and talents to CDW, where you can have a greater impact, be inspired by our mission, and be excited about your job and future. The leading provider in Canada for IT services and solutions, we are an innovative, Fortune 200 leader driving meaningful technological change for customers in virtually every industry. This is an exceptional opportunity to join some of the brightest, best, and most diverse technology minds working in IT today. Our Cloud Solution Architects are tech visionaries and lifelong learners who can take their passion for technology and turn it into powerful, functioning solutions for our customers. As a CDW Cloud Solution Architect – Microsoft Azure, you’ll enjoy the power, training opportunity and expertise to dive deeper into the stack. We will look to you utilize creative thinking along with your broad technical knowledge and base spanning cloud technologies and the inter-connectivity between them all to deliver industry-leading solutions. What you’ll do * Oversee proposal, statement of work, and bill of the material creation process in conjunction with key stakeholders across the business * Participate in in-depth architectural discussions to ensure customer success by understanding business outcomes and translating them into technical requirements * Collaborate directly with the sales team to design solutions for customers using the best mix of vendor-partner products and solutions * Create and execute engaging sales presentations to prospective and current customers * Design solutions for customers using the best mix of vendor-partner products and solutions * Manage all technical aspects of the sale during the sales cycle * Follow industry technology trends and share that knowledge with current and prospective customers Qualifications What you need to succeed Must- have * Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience * 5-7 years in an IT consulting or senior IT operations role * Deep technical cloud architecture knowledge and experience with 2 or more of the following customer projects areas: Windows Migration to Azure, SQL Server Migration to Azure, WVD, SQL including OSS (PostgreSQL, MySQL etc.), Azure SQL, NoSQL Databases including OSS (Maria, Mongo etc.), Business Continuity and DR * Experience in collaborating directly with customers along with a proven track record of technical leadership and accomplishments * Ability to communicate effectively and in a constructive manner with customers, coworkers, management and executives * Eager to take on new tasks/responsibilities and passion for customer experience, operational excellence and continuous development Nice-to-have * Ability to obtain and maintain relevant industry standard certifications; including Azure Solutions Architect Expert * Skills and experience with the following technologies: Dell/EMC, HPE, Cisco, NetApp, F5 Networks, VMWare, AWS, GCP Who we are CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces of more than 250,000 companies; from fresh-faced startups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, combined with the expertise of our specialists, there is no request too big or too small. A unified team of challenge takers, diverse thinkers and problem solvers, we believe when you enjoy what you do and who you do it with, you do your best work. And that means everyone wins. Awards and Recognitions * #178 on the Fortune 500 list * #81 on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work * #1 on Channel Daily News’ Top 100 Solution Providers List across Canada * Fortune’s Future 50, an index that evaluates the long-term growth prospects of major public companies Our Benefits CDW offers a variety of benefits, perks and development programs that enable coworkers to perform at their best personally and professionally. We understand the importance of work/life harmony and strive to help our coworkers achieve it. Core benefits include: * Comprehensive package: healthcare, dental, vision, paid vacation time and sick days * Coworker stock purchase program * Coworker discounted purchase program * Tuition reimbursement for those wishing to further their education #LI-Remote
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