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Solutions Architect (Cloud)

  • Location

    Utrecht

  • Sector:

    Cloud

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive plus freedom, and exceptional career development

  • Contact:

    Shelli Gafan

  • Contact email:

    shelli.gafan@advanceinit.nl

  • Job ref:

    SA-LV-001

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-14

Our client, a leading international Google Cloud Practice, is looking for a bright, innovative Dutch-speaking Solutions Architect with a strong understanding of public cloud technologies and someone who is keen to learn more about the Google Cloud Platform and products such as G-Suite. You will be based at their cool new office in Utrecht.

Role Overview:

The Solutions Architect (Dutch) will become a technical expert in Public Cloud technologies and will work closely with the Sales team to ensure that the products and services being proposed are appropriate and aligned to the customers’ requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the sales team on qualifying opportunities, proposals and pitches for business
  • Attend meetings with Account Managers and Sales Executives to provide technical expertise and guidance
  • Work closely with customers to understand and capture requirements
  • Put together business cases for the sales team to support their proposals
  • Produce detailed costings for customers and ensure the contract is profitable
  • Work closely and collaboratively with customers to devise effective solutions
  • Work closely with the delivery team and project managers to ensure a clear delivery model (Statement of Works)
  • Present proposals to customers alongside members of the sales team
  • Respond to customers’ requests for information and proposal requests
  • Ensure that the company’s offerings can deliver on the customer’s requirements
  • Provide architectural advice and solutions in the event of change being introduced into projects
  • Provide ongoing support for customers post-implementation

Key Skills:

  • Previous experience working within a Solutions Architect or Technical Pre-Sales position
  • Solid problem-solving abilities coupled with a desire to take on responsibility
  • Strong understanding of public cloud technologies - GCP, AWS or Azure
  • The ability to communicate technical information to non-technical staff in a way that is easy to understand
  • Eager to gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of the Google Cloud products and services
  • Dutch language skills are essential for this role

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working with Google’s G Suite product offering
  • Understanding of traditional infrastructure and application deployments
  • General knowledge of areas of business operations beyond IT

What will you get in return?

  • A people-centred, award-winning, ground-breaking Google cloud-based international company
  • Free healthy lunch at the office
  • An abundance of training to get you to where you need to be
  • A supportive, fun, open working environment
  • Experts on hand to bounce ideas off and share knowledge with
  • No set holiday days – you decide
  • Flexible working locations
  • Dedicated career /growth paths
  • Low management input
  • Trustworthy, adult working environment that encourages freedom
  • Competitive salary and secondary benefits
  • An NS railcard or fuel mileage to cover all your travel expenses instead of a lease car