Presales Cloud Architect

Oslo, Norway
Full-Time

Presales Cloud Architect

At Nordcloud we humbly believe that we can help customers to disrupt their industry by using and benefitting from public cloud technologies. Currently, we are looking for a Presales Cloud Architect in Norway ready to join our global Sales team.

Your role will be a key driver in the following areas:

  • Working as a solution architect for our strategic sales cases you will design, document, communicate and facilitate the creation of services and solutions for our customers.
  • Working together with the sales team and product team to help build offers for our customers.
  • Acting as a bridge between the customer’s vision and our cloud architects and engineers, you help define requirements from the needs and then build designs from these requirements.
  • Owning the technical engagement: you are ultimately responsible for matching the designs to customer’s needs and helping our project managers and cloud engineers to understand these needs. As part of the solution, you are also responsible for defining the skill requirements and identifying suitable resources for projects.
  • Presenting solutions, and advising customers on cloud solutions and services.
  • Participating in marketing activities, such as creating case studies and blog posts.
  • Educating customers on best practices to ensure their solutions are designed for efficient cloud operations.
  • Building plans for the transformation of customers’ products and services through digitalization and public cloud.
  • Acting as the voice of the customer in service development, supporting and developing our service offering and documentation.
  • Helping both the customer and our teams to succeed in the cloud journey.

To be a successful Presales Cloud Architect, it would be ideal if you’re bringing the following skills with you:

  • A basic understanding of Azure / AWS / GCP cloud technology and architecture is a must, with deeper expertise in the following areas: databases, software development, managed cloud, data analytics & machine learning.
  • Proven record of the ability to create customer-specific service solutions independently based on the productized solutions.
  • Experience in service agreements, pricing, service level agreements (SLA), and service descriptions.
  • Experience in cloud or IT operations and background in either enterprise IT or software development.
  • Courage to challenge and help the customer to change and develop.
  • Analytical mindset and a diplomatic approach.
  • Fluent English and Norwegian are mandatory.

As an adaptable learning community, we’re looking for a colleague with certain traits of character:

  • "Hold my beer - I got this" attitude
  • "Go-getter" attitude
  • You are able to convince not only the customer but also your fellow developers that your solution is the smartest
  • You love building stuff - as a growth company, we’re continuously developing our practices!
  • It's not a problem if you don't know, the issue is if you don't want to know

As we have varying opportunities to work internationally, the possibility to travel up to 25% in locations in Europe could be expected (subject to COVID-19 restrictions).

All applicants must have the right to work in the EU/ Norway. Please read our Data Privacy Policy before applying.

Why is Nordcloud your next career move?

  • Brilliant and friendly colleagues comprising 30+ nationalities from all over the world
  • We’re continuously developing our business – that means, we’re not stuck with the attitude of doing things as they’ve always been done
  • A chance to work with a variety of high-profile customers from several industries using cutting-edge public cloud technologies 
  • Flexible working hours and freedom to choose your tools and ways of working
  • A wide range of benefits like private health care, pension package, five weeks annual leave, Certificates paid, wellness benefits, great tech equipment – high-end laptop and a smartphone of your choice
  • There’s a possibility to gather valued certificates and participate in world-class courses and training – choose from various courses to ensure continuous learning with a personal training budget!

    To get more insight into the daily life at Nordcloud community, please check out our Instagram profileFacebook and LinkedIn. For learning more about cloud and other modern technologies we recommend checking Nordcloud Engineering Medium page.  

    Please send us your CV or LinkedIn profile and we’ll get back to you soon. 

    About Nordcloud

    Nordcloud is a European leader in cloud implementation, application development, managed services, and training. It’s a recognized cloud-native pioneer with a proven track record helping organizations leverage the public cloud in a way that balances quick wins, immediate savings, and sustainable value. As well as partnering with VMware, Nordcloud is triple-certified across Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and Amazon Web Services – and is featured in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant. Nordcloud has 10 European hubs, over 700 employees and has delivered over 1,000 successful cloud projects for companies ranging from mid-size to large corporates. IBM announced its acquisition of Nordcloud on December 21, 2020.

    We are digital builders born in the cloud. Joining Nordcloud is the chance of a lifetime to leave your mark on the IT industry!

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