Portfolio Solution Architect

Rackspace – Bissau – Rackspace is looking for Solutions Architects across a range of levels from different backgrounds and with various skills and expertise. Understanding that there are many paths to acquiring the skills needed to be a successful Solutions Architect, we are seeking new Rackers who can demonstrate the below skills or those who are keen to gain them: Knowledge, Experience, and Expertise Mandatory:· Pre-sales experience, combining customer facing, commercial and technical capabilities· Experience working with Private Cloud platforms based on VMware, Microsoft, or OpenStack technology in either a pre-sales or delivery role with an interest in technical pre-sales will be a plus.· Strong understanding of the infrastructure stack; Servers, Network, Storage. Associated certifications will be a plus· Presenting to a variety of audiences through use of various mediums such as whiteboarding, phone / video conference, stage, etc.· Good customer orientation, objection handling, creativity and consultative selling skills· Good business acumen Who can translate customer technical requirements to viable business outcomes· You have experiences with leading customer engagements exploring the requirements and mapping solutions· Broad technical background and experience in a variety of technologies and services· Foundational knowledge in AWS, Azure, or the Google cloud platforms. Certification in at least one public cloud beneficial· You have a good understanding of modern application landscapes and their dependencies on the infrastructure platform· Overall, 5-8 years of IT experience with good Infrastructure solutions, customer facing and presales/delivery backgroundGood to have· Comfortable engaging at all levels of a customer’s business, from working with senior/C-level leadership to guiding IT-specialists and developers on building solutions· You have experience with developing winning themes and then writing technical responses to bids (RFP’s amp; RFI’s) · Exposure or understanding… – Permanente – Horário completo