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Solutions Architect & Partner Evangelist

Expedient is a provider of cloud and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions. Our technical solutions enable Expedient clients to focus on their own business innovation, while our team handles the information technology needed to support it.  

Expedient has:

  • Been recognized as a CRN Top 100 Data Center and Solutions Provider
  • Remained a Top Workplace winner for the past four consecutive years
  • Ranked among the Top 10 Managed Service Providers   
  • Been awarded as one of a select few vendors positioned in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service. 

Expedient’s Channel Partner initiatives have garnered tremendous growth and success across the organization.  As a result, we have an immediate need for a Solutions Architect & Evangelist to focus on our partners and customers.

This role is focused on three key areas:

Channel Partnership

  • Attend channel events to evangelize Expedient and collaborate with Expedient partners
  • Provide technical training on Expedient technology and solution development to our partners
  • Provide solutions architecture services to the Expedient partner team

Technical Marketing

  • Assist the Expedient marketing team with technical writing, focused product marketing, content marketing such as writing blogs for new products, customer-facing videos, etc.
  • Represent Expedient at public speaking events, seminars, meetings
  • Develop product training cadence and ‘brand’ to ensure more effective and efficient adoption through training

Technical Solutions and Product Development

  • Provide product architect services to the channel sales team
  • Provide overlay services to the market Sales & Solution Architecture team
  • Manage the customer & partner facing demo lab
  • Create and manage a customer & partner POC lab

The Channel Partner SA will travel approximately 25% to 50% of the time

Job Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience in a solutions and/or sales engineering role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – able to explain complex concepts to a wide variety of individuals with varying technical skills
  • Strong understanding of Internet/IP related technologies including, but not limited to, routing, switching and sub-netting
  • Solid experience in a Systems Administration role (Microsoft, LINUX or VMware) 
  • Understanding of:
    • Core ISP technologies such as DNS, SMTP, HTTP/S and WAN
    • Fiber channel/iSCSI/SAS storage arrays
    • Virtualization technologies with a focus on administration AND design and architecture
    • Network Security, Backup and backup-related technology
    • Disaster Recovery technologies and DisDR testing and planning
    • Firewall solutions, load balancing and high availability technologies
    • Database technologies such as MS SQL, MySQL or Oracle
    • Preferred experience VMware ESXi, MicroSoft Hyper-V, Linux, Windows, Juniper, Dell, EqualLogic, Compellant, Zerto, Citrix and CommVault
    • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or qualifying experience and certifications preferred
    • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen
    • Must have a valid driver's license and provide proof of current personal automobile insurance to comply with company policy.

Expedient does not work with 3rd party staffing agencies, recruiters or consultants for hiring.  

Sponsorship is not provided. 

BENEFITS TO WORKING FOR EXPEDIENT We place an extremely high value on learning and staying agile in the technology arena. Therefore, we make education and training available to all employees through a very robust training and tuition reimbursement program. Additional benefits include 3 weeks of paid time off, top-tier, extremely affordable medical, dental, vision insurance, 401(k) with a generous match and a paid day off to celebrate your birthday each year. Expedient is committed to providing its employees with an environment that promotes collaboration with both team and individual success. 

Expedient is an equal opportunity employer, providing a safe, drug-free work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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