World Wide Technology Technical Solutions Architect--Software Defined Storage in St. Louis, Missouri
Technical Solutions Architect--Software Defined Storage
St. Louis, MO
World Wide Technology, Inc. is currently searching for a Software Defined Storage Technical Solutions Architect to develop our SDS business. This strategic position will reside within the Storage Practice within the Data Center Business Development group. This resource will be responsible for evaluating and developing new SDS technologies for the WWT Advanced Technology Center (ATC), enabling our regional technical and sales field resources, and working on strategic sales opportunities.
In collaboration with the Enterprise Storage, Object, Converged, Data Protection, and Hyper-Converged discipline leads; executives, regional architects, and sales leadership; set go-to-market strategy for WWT to grow the SDS business.
Build and maintain solution capabilities for our field to help them position and sell SDS solutions. These capabilities can include demos, proof-of-concepts, sandboxes, solution workshops, product briefings, reference architectures, white papers, and brochures.
Train WWT and/or partners through roadshows and TECday on our unique ability to market, sell and deliver SDS solutions.
Collaborate with our consulting and professional services organizations to set the strategy for growing SDS business
Conduct regular virtual team meetings and training on related to our SDS's products and solutions.
Further develop and foster SDS partnership and relationships that support WWT's go-to-market strategy around SDS solutions.
Support business development and marketing initiatives as needed.
Key Skills and Training
At least 5-7 years working with and developing new business around Enterprise Storage and\or emerging storage partners with a focus on architecting and/or deploying SDS solutions involving some of the following OEMs:
Dell EMC ScaleIO
Dell EMC VxRail
NetApp Solidfire and ONTAP Select
Maxta, Hedvig, Elastifile, etc.
Working knowledge of or deploying SDS based converged infrastructure solutions, including but not limited to the following products:
Dell EMC VxRack FLEX
Dell EMC VxRack SDC
Superior organizational, conflict resolution, time managementand negotiation skills are required
Equal Opportunity Employer Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled