Econocom is looking for a Solution Architect to join its team.
Solution Architect is a technical, customer facing role, that will work with various stakeholders such as engineers and pre-sales to identify and architect digital transformation opportunities.
Solutions Architects own the technical expertise and engagement including; architectural design sessions, specific implementation projects and / or proof of concepts.
Solution architect provides technical consulting and recommends technologies to our customer base.
The ideal candidate will have experience in customer facing roles and success leading deep technical architecture and infrastructure design discussions with senior customers to drive projects.
Identify, validate and grow opportunities at clients in partnership with the sales teams, by driving solution architecture for infrastructures
Work with the pre-sales team to deliver on-site proof of concepts and workshops at clients.
Work with the engineers on the deployment of solutions by providing hands-on skills and technical expertise for infrastructures.
Work with the solution manager and owner to further shape and improve the different solution components.
Analyses customer needs and develops solutions. Provides architectural direction and assistance.
Assist in presales our solutions towards clients.
These activities are oriented in the following System / Storage / Backup fields :
UNIX (AIX / Linux / POWER VM / POWER HA / GPFS)
IBM / DellEMC Storage (Disk, Tape, NAS, Backup / Archive, )
Backup product including Spectrum Protect / DellEMC Networker and VEEAM B&R
Strong interpersonal and communication skills are key within this customer-oriented role.
Problem-solving mentality leveraging internal and / or external resources
Able and willing to work both individually and as a cross-functional team member on a broad set of technical missions.
Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends
2+ years of success in consultative, technical sales and deployment projects
5+ years of architecture, design, implementation, and / or support of highly distributed applications (i.e. having an architectural sense for ensuring availability, reliability, etc.)
Be proficient in translating business needs into compelling technology solutions
Excellent written, oral and presentation skills in English and French, Dutch.
Hands-on experience on with one of the major cloud platforms, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform.
Deep technical experience in one or more of the following areas : Networking, IT Security, Storage & back-up solutions,
Working knowledge with one or more of the following System / Storage / Backup fields : UNIX (AIX / Linux / POWER VM / POWER HA / GPFS)IBM / DellEMC Storage (Disk, Tape, NAS, Backup / Archive, )Backup product including Spectrum Protect / DellEMC Networker and VEEAM B&R)VMware, HyperV,