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Cloud Solutions Architect in Oakland Park, FL at Presidio, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

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Job Description

At Presidio, we think, architect, implement and support the practical reality of IT every day.  We bring together the best minds in the industry to deliver IT excellence and support the answers to our clients’ IT challenges.  As one of the largest IT-as-a-Service solution providers in the U.S., we combine experience and stability with regional expertise and the unique ability to cover local and global business needs. For more information about Presidio visit our website at

Presidio is currently looking for a Cloud Solutions Architect to join our national Digital Solutions Group. This position can be based anywhere in the United States with flexibility to travel up to 30% of the time. The technology focus in this area is specifically on AWS solutions and integration with other Public Cloud Service Providers. A qualified candidate will possess pre-sales engineering experience architecting solutions encompassing server, storage, network and virtualization technologies across private, hybrid and public cloud platforms. The Architect will work as part of an architect team to leverage subject-matter-experts outside of their specific area of expertise, and function as a subject-matter-expert in architecture design and configuration of AWS cloud solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical expertise in analyzing client's requirements, recommending solutions, and assisting sales and other engineers with development of proposals, quotations, and presentations.
  • Responsible for technical sales cycle working closely with Account Executives/Sales Team, with a focus on leveraging AWS cloud products and services.
  • Develop high-level professional relationships with customer
  • Identify opportunities and able to provide the following expertise:
  • Product selection
  • Product configuration
  • Product sizing
  • Conduct advanced and complex solution architecture
  • Provide high level product demonstrations; facilitate proof-of-concepts

Required Skills:
  • Certifications: AWS Architect – Professional level or AWS Certified Engineer – Professional level
  • Minimum 5+ years of information technology experience, including architecture and design/implementation experience with multiple storage solutions, networking, and virtualization technologies
  • 2 years of architecture and design experience with core Amazon Web Services infrastructure services such as EC2, S3, EBS, AND VPC is required
  • Previous Global Service Integrator or VAR experience as an engineer or presales engineer required
  • Demonstrated presentation and communication skills
  • Familiarity with enterprise architecture and/or infrastructure architecture best practices, frameworks, etc
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Public Cloud Service Providers a plus
  • Expertise migrating on-premises virtualized workloads to AWS is a plus
  • Sales experience in a subject matter expert / solution architecture (“pre-sales”) role preferred
  • Experience writing proposals/SOWs preferred


Presidio, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/ VEVRAA Federal Contractor.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances.

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RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE: Presidio has a strict PSL in place and will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role through the Presidio portal.  Candidate Resumes/CV's not submitted through the Presidio portal or submitted directly to Hiring Managers will be considered unsolicited and will be treated as gifts and no fee will be payable. Thank you for your cooperation.


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