Solutions Architect

December 21st, 2020

We are looking for an experienced and creative Solutions Architect. The Solutions Architect acts as the central advisor to Pretty Technical prospects and clients, clearly demonstrating how our solutions address client business requirements. The Solutions Architect is responsible for driving and managing the technology evaluation stages of the sales process. The Solution Architect focuses on the technical solution while also understanding details of the business outcomes our customer is trying to achieve.

The Solutions Architect helps drive value and change with software development. They work collaboratively with our senior employees from Sales, Engineering, Product Management, and Marketing.

This role provides technical guidance and support throughout the entire sales cycle. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a proven track record in software/technology sales or consulting. Proficiency in connecting technology solutions to increased business value is critical to a Solutions Architect. During the proposal stage the Solutions Architect will develop solutions while ensuring financial viability and resource constraints within the business. Candidates should also have a demonstrated skill to think strategically about business, products, and technical problems.

Location: Remote

Responsibilities and Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Engage with customers (remotely and when permitted in person), in a technical consultancy and advisor role during the pre-sales process while providing technical assistance and solution guidance.
  • Guide technical evaluations via POC ownership, RFP support, and workshop design.
  • Build deep relationships with people within customer environments
  • Serve as the customer advocate to other teams, including Product Development, Sales, and Marketing.
  • Continuously improve your professional skills with a focus on personal mastery and team learning.

Requirements

  • Technical presentation and communication skills
  • Experience with technical pre-sales or as a professional in the field of information technology
  • Knowledge of the end-to-end software development lifecycle
  • Understanding of continuous integration and continuous deployment
  • Experience with modern software development or operations and their associated technologies
  • Experience with cloud computing and related technologies and practices
  • Willingness to travel
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