• Cloud Solution Consultant

    Job Locations US-NJ-Somerset | US-TX-Austin | US-Remote
    Requisition ID
    2018-2077
    Category
    Information Technology
  • About SHI

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    Innovative Solutions. World Class Support.

     

    Constantly growing in response to the needs of our customers in all sectors and verticals, SHI has transformed itself from a $1 million "software-only" regional reseller into a $10 billion global provider of information technology products and services.

    From software and hardware procurement to deployment planning, configuration, data center optimization, IT asset management and cloud computing, SHI offers custom IT solutions for every aspect of your environment.

    Privately-held and under the guidance of our current ownership since 1989, SHI has experienced tremendous growth in size and scope through neither merger nor acquisition. Our organic growth and two decades of stability are a direct result of backing a highly-skilled and tenured sales force with software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists and certified IT services professionals.


    Headquartered in Somerset, NJ, SHI supports their clients from over 30 offices throughout the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Germany, France and Hong Kong. SHI’s goal is to foster long-term, mutually-beneficial relationships with its customers and partners, every day.

     

    What SHI Can Offer:

    • World Class Facility includes on site gyms, restaurants and community events
    • Ongoing opportunities for personal and professional growth and development due to our strong promote from within philosophy
    • Work in an up-beat, creative, and fun environment
    • Benefits, include medical, vision, dental, 401K, and flexible spending

    Job Summary

    The Cloud Solution Consultant will provide highly skilled architectural support for pre-sales opportunities and selling efforts relating to the Hybrid Cloud and associated technologies.  As a technical leader, the Consultant will drive customer engagements working with the Principal Consultant and the field sales team to define specific customer solutions.  The Cloud Solution Consultant with also work hand in hand with the CIS Engineering & Architecture and Delivery teams to ensure that optimal solutions provide a successful sales engagement for our customers.  The Consultant will also drive SHI brand as a Solutions Provider by providing thought leadership through industry trade speaking engagements and social media.  Additionally, the Cloud Solution Consultant will be responsible for assisting with defining SHI future direction & internal education of our sales efforts relating to cloud technologies.

    Responsibilities/Job Function

    • Lead initial technical discussions with customers concerning cloud direction & providing thought leadership during the sales cycle
    • Work closely with the CIS Engineering/Architecture & Delivery teams to ensure a cohesive selling motion with the customers and field sales teams
    • Provide technical expertise to the Customer Innovation Center (CIC)
    • Provide technical leadership for our sales efforts during the sales cycle with clients
    • Maintain knowledge of current and future cloud technologies
    • Provide Education and guidance to the sales teams that will identify and drive Cloud sales activities
    • Speaking engagements internally & externally to drive SHI brand in the cloud technology area
    • Identify and develop relationships with key technology partners that will drive unique SHI offerings
    • Participate in related RFP responses as needed

    Qualifications/Minimum Skills Required

    • Minimum of 7+ years of direct relevant IT experience
    • Working knowledge and experience of cloud architecture for Public, Private, and Hybrid cloud strategies including:
      • Application migration
      • Storage deployment
      • Networking
      • Security
    • Possess skills related to specific Public & Private Cloud technologies
    • Excellent communication skills including oral and written
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Ability to lead technical discussions with customers and speaking engagements
    • Possess Leadership/Managerial and Visionary skills
    • Possess Data Center technology skills such as:
      • Networking
      • Servers
      • Storage
      • Application Development
      • Security

     

    Preferred Qualifications/Skills:

    Achievement of the following certifications is helpful, but not required:

    • 70-537 - Configuring and Operating a Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure Stack
    • Public Cloud Vendor certifications
      • (Google Professional Cloud Architect, AWS Professional Cloud Architect, or MCSE)
      • OEM Cloud related certifications

     

     Equal Employment Opportunity – M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status

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    Certifications Required

    • Must obtain 2 of the following within 90 days of employment or obtain MCSA certification within 90 days of employment:
      • 70-532 - Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
      • 70-533 - Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
      • 70-535 - Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

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