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Cloud Solutions Engineer

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Any US City
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Direct Hire
Sep 25, 2018
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Our client is a leader in the Cloud Solutions/Services space. They are both a Google Cloud Partner and an AWS partner. As part of this team, you will help shape the future of how technology is used in the workplace.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead strategic cloud discovery session to help customers understand the value of public cloud and how to position it within their organization
  • Proactively help customers address all technical issues that may arise throughout the entire pre-sales cycle
  • Ability to facilitate demonstrations, proof of concepts and public facing presentations
  • Create customer and partner connections to help grow name recognition in this space
  • Quickly architect sound cloud solutions to radically different customer environments
  • Establish strategic customer relationships and become the technical go-to resource for answers as well as a trusted cloud adviser
  • In-depth understanding and the ability to demonstrate expertise in designing, deploying, and maintaining Cloud and Hybrid Cloud Environments
  • In-depth understanding and the ability to demonstrate expertise in using infrastructure as code techniques to manage containerized highly scalable environments
  • In-depth understanding and the ability to demonstrate expertise in migrating existing on-premise workloads into public cloud environments
  • Review and analyze customer architecture at the domain and product level and translate and evolve them into cloud infrastructure designs and implementations
  • Staying in constant communication with customers to ensure all of their needs are being met during the pre-sales cycle
  • Learning and maintaining an in-depth understanding of current and new technologies and industry standards.

Required Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ Years of solutions or pre-sales engineer experience
  • Enterprise-level infrastructure consulting or implementation experience
  • Extensive experience with enterprise server infrastructure: virtualization, image creation, deployment and maintenance
  • Experience architecting, building and maintaining networks
  • Experience with Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Powershell DSC or other Configuration Management tools
  • Experience with Terraform, CloudFormation, Deployment Manager, or other automated provisioning tools
  • Experience with containers, Docker, Kubernetes, or other orchestration tools
  • Good working knowledge of Linux and Windows server environments
  • Good working knowledge of moving workloads from on-premise to IaaS
  • Networking fundamentals, including VPN configuration
  • Experience with network technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Good working knowledge of the technical aspects of application protocols such as HTTPS, SMTP, SSL, and DNS
  • Familiarity with web-related technologies (web applications, web services, service oriented architectures) and of network / web related protocols
  • Creative problem solving skills and a drive to solve difficult issues
  • Ability to stay positive and motivated while under pressure
  • Ability to participate in multiple projects concurrently
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation)
  • Customer-oriented and shows a bias for action
  • Provide on-time, well-executed work that leads to excellent customer satisfaction
  • Able to expertly convey ideas and concepts to others
  • Highly adaptable with the ability to learn new technologies quickly without direct oversight.
Preferred Skills and Experience
  • Google Cloud Platform Cloud Solutions Architect Certification
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate
  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate
  • Experience with Big Data, PaaS, and IaaS technologies
  • Experience in and understanding of data and information management - especially as it relates to IaaS and PaaS
  • Experience architecting and developing software for scalable, distributed systems. 
  • Understanding of the public cloud market and pain points driving enterprise cloud adoption.