Veeam recognizes the new challenges companies across the globe face in enabling the Always-On Enterprise, a business that must operate 24.7.365. To address this, Veeam has pioneered a new market of Availability for the Always-On Enterprise by helping organizations meet recovery time and point objectives (RTPO) of less than 15 minutes for all applications and data, through a fundamentally new kind of solution that delivers high-speed recovery, data loss avoidance, verified recoverability, leveraged data and complete visibility. Veeam Availability Suite, which includes Veeam Backup & Replication, leverages virtualization, storage, and cloud technologies that enable the modern data center to help organizations save time, mitigate risks, and dramatically reduce capital and operational costs, while always supporting the current and future business goals of Veeam customers. Founded in 2006, Veeam currently has 43,000 ProPartners and more than 216,500 customers worldwide. Veeam's global headquarters are located in Baar, Switzerland, and the company has offices throughout the world. To learn more, visit https://www.veeam.com
The Solutions Architect role helps Veeam's customers and partners build and implement solutions on an enterprise scale. This senior technical role will set a shining example within Veeam and our partner community across North America. You can expect to be heavily involved in virtualization, storage and cloud infrastructures. The focus is on building availability solutions, including data protection and monitoring using Veeam tools. The role also contains an evangelical aspect and there will be the opportunity to participate in industry events alongside the Systems Engineering team.
The National Solutions Architect position will be responsible for thoroughly understanding the unique challenges of the largest organizations and be able to position and successfully architect appropriate Veeam solutions in these complex / demanding environments. This will be a remote position and may be located anywhere in the U.S., near a major airport.
Work with sales, and systems engineers to position and provide customers with detailed architecture around Veeam
Utilize scripting and automation tools to assist customers in consuming the Veeam product set to meet their business goals
Meets or exceeds assigned quota on a quarterly and annual basis.
Understands and analyzes market competition and conditions.
Provides technical thought leadership both nationally and globally.
Develop competitive strategies to position Veeam's offerings as industry leading solutions.
Develops tactics to achieve goals defined by management.
Author reference architecture and artifacts
Author whitepapers and blog posts
Provide education to customers and partners
Travels (up to 70% of the time) to meet company goals and objectives. Coverage is North America but some limited international travel may be required
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum of five (5) years of experience in technical software sales or similar systems engineering / profession services experience
Bachelor's Degree in Business or Technology required. (A combination of education and experience will be considered.)
Practical experience with powershell, chef, puppet, and / other scripting tools
Ability to demonstrate prior use of scripting tools to achieve custom integration of infrastructure components and automating manual or cumbersome processes.
Must have mid to large enterprise application and infrastructure experience
Experience with backup / recovery / cdp applications a plus
Strong background of Virtualization technologies used in IT (VMWare, Hyper-V, KVM, etc.)
Networking in complex scenarios
Strong communication and presentation skills including white boarding.
Business writing, including reference architecture and RFx responses.
Ability to self-motivate and earn support from a diverse corporation.
Strong inter-personal, communication and management capabilities.
Have attained or willing to work towards all Veeam Certifications.
A proven track record of success (Attitude, Quota Attainment, Activity Levels).
Perform ALL job duties at the highest levels
Successfully mentored other engineers and partners.
Outstanding time management and organizational skills.
Modern, energetic, global working environment
Opportunities for professional growth and promotion
Work in a stable, dynamic company
Competitive salary, depending on skills and experience
Veeam Software is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Veeam promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons and veterans. Veeam also maintains a drug-free workplace.