Datalink, a publicly-held company focused on providing data center solutions to companies throughout the U.S., is currently searching for a Solutions Architect to be based in our Los Angeles, CA office.
The Solutions Architect will have a very strong pre-sales background, who can work with current accounts and prospects to design and assist with selling multi-vendor Enterprise solutions. As a key member of the field Sales and Engineering team, a Solutions Architect will provide analysis, design, justification, and in some cases, high-level implementation support. This person will work closely with Datalink sales, technical services and support group, external vender partners, and the customers. The ideal candidate should be experienced in architecting Tier 1 storage solutions such as NetApp, HDS or EMC, and have a strong background in virtualization technologies. Experience in architecting and selling Virtual Data Center solutions such as FlexPod, VSPEX, or other is highly valuable.
Experiences with the following are required:
5+ years pre-sales and some hands-on experience in one or more of the following disciplines:
NetApp, HDS, or EMC
Excellent technical pre-sales skills, including formal presentations
Excellent analytical abilities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience / training towards technical certifications
Vendor or industry certifications required
To apply for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter