Solutions Architect I - #197200

Arrow Electronics, Inc.


Date: 06/08/2022 11:00 AM

City: Newcastle, Maine

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Position:

Solutions Architect I


Job Description:



Arrow is seeking a highly qualified Solutions Architect to support our client base in the Americas region



This role will provide lead efforts in partner enablement & recruitment and technical expertise in support of pre-sales activities. This person will assist in the IBM CloudPak sales cycle including partner and customer discovery, analysis, design, demonstration, and refinement of technology solutions. There is a technical emphasis on IBM CloudPak Software/SaaS offerings including Openshift, Hybrid Cloud, on-prem and deployments. The successful candidate will develop general knowledge across all CloudPak offerings and IT areas generally and may also assist in responding to customer proposals as required




What You'll Be Doing



  • Establish relationships with the Arrow Supplier teams, partners and customers in support of joint Sales, Marketing and Services team objectives and engages and leverages resources, abilities, budgets and personnel as appropriate.
  • Leverages knowledge of competitive solutions to effectively consult with customers.
  • Executes technical sales calls as lead or team member depending on the situation.
  • Configures and documents hardware, software, Cloud, service, and education solutions to enable partner/customer needs and supplier objectives.
  • Completes required presales documentation quickly, accurately, and completely.
  • Qualifies sales opportunities in the terms of customer technical requirements, competition, and decision making processes.
  • May perform a support role in Sales, Marketing, and Services leadership meetings.
  • Presents and markets the design and value of proposed supplier Technology solution and business case to partners, customers, prospects, and Arrow management.
  • Possesses detailed product/technology/industry knowledge.
  • Knowledge of job associated hardware, software, virtual & cloud technologies, and applications including IBM CloudPak offerings.



What We Are Looking For



  • 4-year degree with 5 years of related experience preferred
  • Requires in-depth knowledge and experience with IBM CloudPak Software & SaaS offerings and principles including current industry certification(s)
  • Certification(s) in Cloud technologies (IBM Cloud preferred)
  • Certification(s) or experience in OSX, Windows and Linux operating systems (RHEL preferred)
  • Certification(s) or experience in virtualization & container technologies
  • Certification(s) or experience in scripting or programming language(s)
  • Ability to present effectively in front of groups
  • Clean and credible social media presence



What's In It for You



At Arrow, we recognize that financial rewards and great benefits are important aspects of an ideal job. That's why we offer competitive financial compensation, including various compensation plans, and a solid benefits package



  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • 401k, With Matching Contributions
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)/Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Options
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • And more!



Annual Hiring Range/Hourly Rate:



$99,600.00 - $165,000.00



Actual compensation offer to candidate may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level. The pay ratio between base pay and target incentive (if applicable) will be finalized at offer.




Location:

US-CO-Denver, Colorado (Panorama Arrow Building)


Time Type:

Full time


Job Category:

Sales




EEO Statement:



Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. (Arrow EEO/AAP policy)




Arrow COVID-19 Vaccination Policy:



Arrow requires all new employees in the United States to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to beginning work, except where prohibited by law.

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