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Enterprise Architect - Cloud Solutions (New York, NY)

Engagement & Strategy | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW

As an Enterprise Architect you will work with business development executives and Solution Architects to articulate the value proposition of New Signature's services to potential and current clients, and participate in client service delivery engagements by acting as a hands-on technical expert, overseeing the successful implementation of the solution architecture, building client relationships and identifying additional potential opportunities for New Signature to bring value to the client.  Where necessary, Enterprise Architects will lead the technical qualification of new sales opportunities and the documentation of client requirements.

Enterprise Architects are expected to be subject matter experts in a primary Microsoft technology field and must exhibit the ability to effortlessly bridge the gap between business needs and technologies for both the highly technical and business driven decision makers, as well as align solutions to the latest New Signature and Microsoft offerings.  

Job Location: This position is designated as Work From Home, however, must be in reasonable proximity to attend client meetings in the Northeastern US region.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works closely with the Business Development and Delivery teams to guide clients from envisioning solutions as necessary through SOW generation, project initiation and solution realization

  • Expertly designs highly-complex technology solutions which are mapped to clients’ business needs

    • As comfortable working in a large team as delivering architecture alone

    • Can demonstrate architecting in the Enterprise space (10K + seats)

  • Coordinates with delivery teams to ensure projects mitigate risk

  • Oversees the delivery of the solution offering, ensuring that the architecture is properly implemented and owning the client satisfaction with the implemented solution

  • Develops relationships with client stakeholders to understand the client business challenges and to identify additional opportunities for New Signature offerings

  • Perpetually sells and markets New Signature through creatively demonstrating their breath and depth of all New Signature offerings and Microsoft’s solutions

  • Maintains alignment with New Signature delivery practice corresponding to individuals primary subject matter expertise area

  • Evaluates completed projects for optimization and coordinate with team leads to update project types and offerings for future iterations

  • Contributes to the creation and upkeep of New Signature’s possible offerings and services

  • Travels throughout the specified area to meet with clients as needed

  • Able to architect and drive solutions via whiteboard and interactive sessions

  • Understands business change and can articulate how that maps to requirements and technolog

EXPERIENCE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • BS degree or equivalent and 8+ years of work experience in Microsoft cloud technology stack or equivalent area in which you have demonstrated progressive levels of technical leadership, responsibility, knowledge and experience

  • 3  years of experience as a Microsoft solutions design subject matter expert

  • 5 years of experience working with enterprise solutions sales teams

  • Expert knowledge of and ability to explain key scenarios and technical architecture in the Cloud Infrastructure space with experience in hybrid cloud infrastructure and management required.

  • Has Subject Matter Expert level experience in the Microsoft Azure Platform, Azure data platforms and Azure Microservices.

  • Deep technical knowledge of implementation scenarios for Networking including key capabilities like networking principles, TCP/IP, switching, routing (BGP), load balancing, firewalls; network virtual appliances and virtual networks.

  • In depth experience in Azure Site Recovery, backup and Operations Management Suite preferred.

  • Familiarity with Azure Networking technologies (ExpressRoute, Virtual Networking, Network Security Groups, Traffic Manager) required.

  • Certification in Azure infrastructure exams (70-533 or 70-534) preferred

  • Technical familiarity with Enterprise Single Sign-on

  • Technical familiarity with competing platforms such as AWS and/or Google, etc.

  • Ability to explain complex technical solutions to technical and non-technical audiences, and to connect technological solutions with measurable business value

  • Demonstrates ability to develop innovative technical approaches as complete solutions to business problems

  • A passion for helping clients succeed in designing and developing modern technology solutions

  • Demonstrates exceptional listening, verbal and written communication, and presentation skills

  • Demonstrates ability to think clearly and articulate solutions catering to multiple demanding stakeholders

  • Strong analytical, deductive reasoning, and problem-solving skills

  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills for interacting with all levels of client staff and internal teams

  • Ability to consider solution impact and long-term effects of decisions/solutions

  • Success-driven, works well in a diverse team, and enjoys a dynamic and changing environment


Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Microsoft Cloud Services: Office 365, Windows Azure, and Windows Intune

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016

  • Expertise in Active Directory and Windows PowerShell

  • MCITP, MCTS, MCM, MCSA, MCSE or other certification


ABOUT NEW SIGNATURE

New Signature is a cloud-first, full service Microsoft partner committed to delivering innovative technology solutions that solve human challenges. Behind every interaction is our dedication to provide outstanding experiences and to build authentic relationships with those around us. We are passionate about driving transformational results for clients across all company sizes, geographies and industries. The New Signature team delivers full lifecycle solutions—from project inception and planning, through deployment to ongoing support and maintenance.

New Signature was named the top Microsoft partner in the United States and the United Kingdom in 2014 and again in the United States in 2015—becoming the first partner ever to win the prestigious US Partner of the Year award two years in a row. With over 600 individual technology certifications, New Signature is a recognized expert at the forefront of Microsoft advancements and couples these powerful technologies with exceptional services to empower our customers, colleagues, and community.


EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY

New Signature requires the candidate to prove eligibility to work in the United States or Canada (depending on the location of the job) within three days of being employed. All final candidates will be asked to complete a background check and provide references in both the US and Canada.  

New Signature is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment regardless of race, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, color, religion, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.