2nd Watch, Inc. Solution Architect - Enterprise Cloud Solutions in Chicago, Illinois
Why 2nd Watch
2nd Watch is in growth mode, and we are looking for like-minded, focused team members to join us! We are looking for the most technically forward-thinking, cloud-passionate employees in the world, and strive daily to align our core values with those that we hire ? Elevating Each Other, Being Outcome Driven, Winning as a Team, Being Bold, Trusting Each Other, and Having FUN! ? these are all key elements to who we hire.
2nd Watch has a unique company culture and working environment that live and breathe success and promote pushing the envelope every day in your respective role at the company. This is what drives our teams ? a perpetual thirst for knowledge, and a desire to work with the best people and take on big challenges together. Getting our attention takes creativity, integrity, a desire to improve yourself and your co-workers each day, and a track record of caring about who you are affecting, both positively and negatively, while you are getting the right stuff done.
We offer roles ranging from all levels in our Sales, Managed Cloud Services, Cloud Enablement, DevOps, Product Development teams and beyond. We are looking for superstars to help raise the bar, setting industry-level standards around project management and delivery of AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud services.
About 2nd Watch
As a cloud native company, 2nd Watch has walked alongside our clients for over a decade helping them migrate to the cloud, accelerate application development, and deliver on their company?s strategic goals through the blend of technology and innovation that is at our core. Our services deliver cloud native capabilities through strategic consulting, modernization services, and specialized technology practices focused on maximizing the value of public cloud through:
Datacenter Migration & Application Modernization
Compliance, Security & Business Continuity
Managed Cloud services
With a client NPS of 85, our approach has been successful for some of the world?s leading brands and is tested, trusted, and proven to accelerate your cloud adoption.
2nd Watch is an AWS Partner Network (APN) Premier Consulting Partner, a Microsoft Azure Gold Partner, and a Google Cloud Platform Partner. The venture-backed company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. To learn more about 2nd Watch, visit www.2ndwatch.com or call 888-317-7920.
The ideal candidate is someone who:
· Operates with the highest levels of integrity
· Thinks Big and takes on Big Challenges
· Has a continuous thirst for knowledge and is a perpetual learner
· Strives to make themselves and everyone around them better
· Has a passion for technology
Expertise you bring:
7+ years? experience working in Enterprise IT, Online Services, as a consultant or sales engineer
Strong understanding of IT systems, cloud computing and their sales drivers
Excellent communication skills, you will be working with Sales professionals and Fortune 2000 clients
A Solution Sales background in IT Professional Services
A high level of initiative and adaptability
Strong desire to learn and develop subject matter expertise with all technologies 2nd Watch supports
Understanding of application, server, and network security
Excellent verbal and written communications skills are a must
Education, skills and experience you possess:
In cooperation with sales, produce creative solutions and strategies for enterprise grade clients
Collaborate with internal resources; including Professional Services, Managed Services, & Product Development teams to develop best-in-breed solutions
Identify and negotiate third-party solutions in support of intra- and inter-regional sales activity
Provide cross function and cross region support to sales for the best cloud computing solution
Assist in completing formal RFP responses for customers'
Work closely with other regional presales team, delivery organizations, and selected partners to ensure solution proposed is fully carried through into delivery and deployment effectively
Work effectively across internal and external organizations
Responsible for scoping professional Services & Managed Services engagements and writing statements of work for new and existing customers
Ensure that our applications and infrastructure are designed and implemented to the highest security standards thus maintaining and enhancing customer trust
Evangelize security within 2nd Watch and be an advocate for keeping customer information secure
Strong technical skills around AWS, Azure, Co-location or related
Bachelor?s degree or equivalent, Technical degree preferred; Computer Science or Math background highly desired
You will have access to several customer production sites and applications. Confidentiality and non-disclosure of client information is a requirement and non-negotiable
Familiarity of a disaster recovery process and reporting security breaches is desired
Familiarity with and experience working with the following compliance standards: Sarbanes Oxley, HIPAA, PCI
Up to 25% travel required
Benefits and Perks of working at 2nd Watch :
Beyond an amazing, collaborative work environment, great people and inspiring, innovative work, we have some great benefits and perks:
Competitive salaries and all employees are bonus eligible
401(k) with company stock plans to all employees
100% paid medical, dental and vision coverage for all employees and 90% paid for family, along with other wellness and disability plans
No limit / regulation on Paid Time Off ? We let you manage yourself.