Cloud Solution Architect, Manager at Arrow Electronics, Inc.

| Greater Denver Area
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Job Description:

As a Cloud Solution Architect Manager, you will manage a pre-sales technical team tasked with growing Arrow’s cloud business in North America. Your core focus will be in recruiting, training, enabling and aligning the pre-sales team to the sales process. Building and operationalizing KPI’s around pre-sales activities to support sales of our cloud platform, ArrowSphere. In addition, you will be responsible for managing the pre-sales team around hyper-scaler solutions through Arrow’s channel partners and to end users. You will be a trusted partner, making technical recommendations on platforms, cloud solutions and architecture. You will also help drive cloud services including assessments, migrations, and managed support. This position is responsible for supporting our reseller community in closing cloud opportunities with their end customers. You will be viewed as an expert in cloud services with and must possess a passion for cloud technology and a customer-focused personality.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Manage the performance of our cloud pre-sales team, ensuring alignment with sales leadership around processes
  • Develop our pre-sales motion and operationalize KPI’s to measure success
  • Work closely with our cloud partners to help shape GTM
  • Participate in client meetings, leading the consultative sales process to identify and understand client needs
  • Develop detailed business proposals and statements of work
  • Present assessment results to clients, supported by appropriate business justifications and ROI
  • Maintain client account relationships over time to continue to respond to inquiries, provide advice, and identify new opportunities
  • Achieve and maintain technical certifications to demonstrate competency in required technical skills
  • Assist sales in the reporting of activities, pipeline and forecasting of assessment services revenue within assigned accounts
  • Participate in thought leadership activities including blog posts, technical seminars, and demand gen campaigns
  • Train & enable partners to help them transform their cloud business
  • Ability to performs cloud assessments utilizing the assessment tools in Arrow’s toolkit and lead the discussions between Arrow's cloud partners and internal sales teams to develop a solution that address the client needs

What We're Looking For:

  • Five years of experience in leading a highly technical pre-sales team in cloud and SaaS solutions
  • Expertise in cloud architecture for major hyper-scale providers including Google, AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud
  • Understanding of sales process and creating value propositions
  • Expertise in developing and selling hybrid cloud solutions
  • Experience in performing cloud assessments
  • Experience working in the channel with VARs and/or MSPs
  • Positive attitude towards customer service
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of a consultative solution selling methodology
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to a diverse client audience - from system administrators to CIOs
  • Ability to create high-quality Presentations, Proposals, Statements of Work, and Assessment deliverables
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and thrive working in an environment with limited supervision

What We Offer at Arrow:

At Arrow, we are driving innovation and choice by offering employees a variety of benefits designed to keep you and your family physically and financially healthy.

Not only do we offer a competitive salary and work-life balance, we offer benefits to match your needs:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • 401k, With Matching Contributions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)/Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Options
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Discounted RTD Passes, with convenient office location off RTD Light Rail (Dry Creek Exit)
  • On-site Café with Catering Option for Busy Lifestyles
  • 24/7/365 On-site Gym and Lockers, Free for Use to All Employees!
  • Free covered parking, included bicycle and motorcycle parking
  • And more!

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. (Arrow EEO/AAP policy)

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Location

Our offices are approximately 15 miles south of Downtown Denver. Employees enjoy the easy access to the light rail station and I-25.

An Insider's view of Arrow Electronics, Inc.

What's something quirky about your company?

As a tech company, we showcase the use of tech all throughout our building. We hang art over the building made of various consumer electronics and we even have access to an Electronics Testing lab. My R&D team also loves to make fun code names for our projects, we recently launched Project Deathstar (announced as ArrowPlus powered by Freelancer)!

Stephen

Manager, Product Management and Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

There is a big drive at Arrow to support tech entrepreneurs, so part of my job involves collaborating and working with local startups - you’d be amazed to see the new ideas coming out of Denver! I get to work closely with local incubators and accelerators, and also plan events and sessions for big events like Denver Start Up week.

Lia

Marketing Specialist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I first began my career at Arrow six years ago as a summer intern on the Customer Support team. The career growth I have achieved since has led me to my current role as Delivery Manager of Arrow.com. Through mentorship programs and working with a team that values trust while promoting curiosity, the experiencing has been nothing short of rewarding.

Kristen

Delivery Manager

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

In today’s fast moving world my team is continually collaborating with the business to evolve our digital channels. Combining competitor insight, industry best practices and innovative capabilities we can react quickly to changing needs, design robust solutions, as well as developing innovations for future growth.

Michelle

Director, Technology & Planning

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our office promotes an open and active vibe that inspires collaboration with your fellow coworkers. The overall environment supports our focus on driving innovation forward.

Taylor

Asset Specialist

What are Arrow Electronics, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Arrow Electronics, Inc. Benefits Overview

•Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
•401k, With Matching Contributions
•Competitive Paid Time Off
•Health Savings Account (HSA)/Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Options
•Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance
•Parental Leave Options
•Employee Discount on Annual RTD Pass
•Wide Variety of Growth Opportunities
•Casual Work Environment

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes, Sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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