Azure Practice Architect

Softchoice - McLean, VA3.5

Lead high potential customers through an IT Modernization journey with Azure.

The Azure Practice Architect is focused on supporting the execution of our Azure Public Cloud go to market strategy across their defined account base, and then responsible for helping guide those customers to modernize their IT Infrastructure with Azure. This includes both customers new to Azure and those intending on expanding their use of the Azure platform.

As our Azure Practice Architect, you will have responsibility for:
Enable the execution of our Azure go to market strategy by identifying ideal customer targets and coordinate the alignment of the Microsoft field partnership in relation to Azure
Engage directly with customers that are new to Azure by introducing the technology benefits and Softchoice service capabilities through our Hybrid IT Point of View, followed by developing an infrastructure modernization roadmap that meets the customer’s business and technology goals
In support of the opportunity to expand our customers’ use of Azure, responsibilities include the preparation of customer roadmaps, developing and delivering webinars and presenting at marketing events, participation in quarterly reviews, and to work with the Keystone engineers to facilitate mentoring sessions as required for each Keystone customer
Provide experience based input to the direction of Softchoice’s public cloud services strategy and help to shape the future our cloud business

As our ideal candidate you’ll also have:
Minimum Education – Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
5 years in either a Microsoft specialist or technical presales role
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Creative and strategic thinker with strong presentation skills
Strong analytical skills to simplify the complex
Ability to create customer proposals that clearly communicates the customer needs and how our solution will fulfill the needs
Strong understanding of Azure services pricing models
Strong understanding of Azure services
Ability to structure and execute roadmap discussions with customers
Enthusiasm and passion for cloud technologies
How Do We Hire Great People?

We believe in matching the right people for the right role. Once you’ve applied for a position, our team of Talent Advisors will review your resume and application against all open roles at Softchoice. We also keep in mind any future or upcoming roles you may be a fit for. As part of our selection, onboarding and development process, we utilize tools to help us better match candidates with our roles.

Applying for a role at Softchoice is not complete until you have completed both the formal online application and the Predictive Index tool (PI). Completing the PI tool will take no more than 10 minutes of your time.

If we see a match with your skills and our open roles, we will reach out to you to schedule time to talk so that we can learn more about you and you can learn about us. Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted directly. However, we will retain your application on file and would be pleased to contact you if further opportunities arise.

Need more convincing this is the right next step in your career? Here are the reasons why folks love working here!
Softchoice has been recognized as a Best Workplace in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute for 13 consecutive years
Softchoice certified as a Great Place to Work in the United States (2016)
Meaningful work that drives professional development
Ability to enter and grow within the technology industry
Being part of a winning, high performance team
Every employee gets two paid volunteer days per year
We serve large and mid-sized clients from a variety of industries
We’ve raised over $2 Million through our staff-run charity Softchoice Cares
1 in 5 employees have invested in an ownership position in Softchoice
About Softchoice

Softchoice is one of the largest IT solutions and Managed Services providers in North America! We are an influential, growth-oriented organization determined to enable our people, our clients, our partners and the communities we serve to realize their potential. Our unique culture fosters a friendly, open-minded workplace where employees are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. As a member of a dynamic, high-performing team, each Softchoice employee is hungry to learn, valued for their contribution, and approaches each day excited to make an impact.

We would like to thank you personally for applying to Softchoice.

Please note that we will review your application and only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted directly. However, we will retain your application on file and would be pleased to contact you if further opportunities arise. Again, thank you for your interest in a career at Softchoice!

  • Note: Completion of a satisfactory criminal record check, education verification and reference checks are required prior to employment.