Solutions Architect - Azure

Core BTS - Burbank, CA4.0

Core BTS, Inc. is seeking a Senior Solutions Architect who loves and understands Cloud Infrastructure & Management. This position will report out of our Los Angeles location or remote from home. You will work directly with customers, leadership, business development, delivery consultants and the PMO in a pre-sales capacity. This is a hands-on, customer-facing role with opportunities to shape the way we engage clients, deliver projects and adopt new technologies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Helping organizations plan and deliver Azure IaaS and PaaS solutions.
Primarily work with internal sales team members and clients to understand requirements and clarify conceptual needs for projects, both small and large.
Technology and business enablement advocate advising the best practice methods in how to utilize Azure IaaS and PaaS to drive competitive advantage.
Provide expert guidance to customers, driving solution architecture, and ensuring solution technology is aligned with business requirements.
Ability to develop pre-sales materials, rate cards, detailed project plans, and work breakdown structures.
Create and implement a solution roadmap and select the right infrastructure and technology platform. Apply competitive technology knowledge where applicable.
Assist PMO in the development of detailed project specifications where applicable.
3+ years of experience with Azure • Experience in cloud architecture and design
Must Haves

Experience with Azure IaaS & PaaS
DevOps experience is a plus
Knowledge of WAN, LAN and IPVPN technologies
Knowledge of virtual and physical appliances (Routers, Firewalls, Switches, etc.)
Must obtain and maintain vendor certifications
Knowledge of competitive projects is highly desirable (GCP and AWS)
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment and interact with all levels of management, vendors, and customers
Strong problem solving and analytical/reasoning skills
Proven time management skills while remaining flexible in responding to changing company and client needs
Excellent presentation and public speaking skills
Demonstrate experience and expertise selling solutions to business decision-makers by reinforcing the value of Microsoft Azure Services
You'll work with a great group of people, one of the best in the business, in a highly collaborative, team and results oriented atmosphere
You'll have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and extremely positive environment where there is always the opportunity to challenge your skills
You’ll work with large, sophisticated, and progressive clients throughout North America
Ongoing training provided and plenty of opportunities to grow.
Core provides employees with a very comprehensive benefits program including: Health, Vision and Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Health/Dependent Flexible Spending, 401(k) Plan with a company match, Short- and Long-Term Disability Coverage, Paid Time Off (PTO), Company Paid Holidays, Business Casual Dress Policy, and Training and Development Opportunities.

Legal Disclaimers
The above description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, knowledge, skills, or experience required of individuals in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. Core BTS, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Core BTS will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with The Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.