Solutions Architect - DC / MD / VA

Washington, DC
Jan 18, 2022
Jan 29, 2022
IT, IT Architect
Full Time
DescriptionSolution Architect - DC / MD / VAThe Solutions Architect will use their advanced technical knowledge of Cloud File Storage Services to drive sales while ensuring customer satisfaction though proper expectation management. As part of maintaining customer satisfaction, some post-sale duties may occasionally be required to resolve customer issues. The Solutions Architect must be a self-starter and always seek opportunities to advance sales and industry presence for Nasuni. Similar titles include: Pre-Sales Engineer and Sales Engineer. As a Solutions Architect in DC / MD / VA, you will Understand and communicate solution messaging at both a technical and business level (storage / data migration / backup / recovery / security solutions)Provide Cloud Storage industry expertise and guidance to clientsAuthor and provide presentations both to executive-level and working-level client audiencesDevelop and present custom demonstrations based on prospective client requirements and map them to Nasuni capabilitiesUnderstand, document and communicate business value to the prospectManage the Proof of Concept process when requiredGuide prospective clients to the merits and strengths of the Nasuni solutionAssist account executives in development of Target Account Selling strategiesDocument all prospective client meetings and decisions in SalesforceArticulate market requests and needs to R and Marketing organizations in a clear, concise mannerAssist account executives in development of proposals and RFI/RFP responsesOrganize communications between teams and external vendors to develop solutionsRequired skills + experience we look for are Minimum ten years of relevant experience in a combination of technical sales for enterprise storage solutions, experience with data center operations, and experience with cloud service providersProven track record in giving sales-oriented presentations to all audience levels from architect to executive in both technical and business settingsSuccessful at navigating the sales cycles in a pre-sales/consulting roleTechnical expertise in NAS, Active Directory, Linux, Hypervisors, and Virtualization. Knowledge of Cloud Storage Ecosystem including Backup, Disaster Recovery, and Data Security. Exceptional oral and written communication skillsAbility to manage multiple prospects and activities concurrentlyStrong and creative problem-solving and analytic skillsHighly motivated, persuasive, and success driven personality with high attention to detailAbility to work as part of a teamAbility to travel within the DC / MD / VA areaBachelor's Degree in related field (eg Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering)What is Nasuni?Nasuni is the new way for enterprises to store, backup, and share files. We built the first global file system based in the cloud, so we scale without the limits of legacy device-based file systems from Dell-EMC and NetApp. Our file services platform enhances cross-site collaboration and accelerates business growth, plus it saves our enterprise customers 60% compared to the cost of separate on-premises NAS, backup, archive, replication, and DR infrastructure. #LI-RemoteWhy work at Nasuni?As part of our commitment to your well-being, we are pleased to offer comprehensive benefits packages to employees across the world. Benefits packages vary by geography, but generally include:Take-What-You-Need paid time offIncentive stock optionsComprehensive health, dental, and vision plansLife and disability insuranceRetirement planGenerous employee referral bonusesTo all recruitment agencies: Nasuni does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our job boards, Nasuni employees or any other company location. Nasuni is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.Nasuni is an equal opportunity employer. The equal employment opportunity policy at Nasuni protects employees and job applicants from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, and training and career development programs.