Overview:

We’re hiring! Calian is growing and looking for talented individuals to join our team.  Our diverse and inclusive team's capabilities are leveraged to solve complex problems using cutting-edge technologies.

Whether remote or in the office, Calian offers benefits and perks to support the physical, financial, and emotional well-being and your loved ones. You will experience a company that believes in small teams for maximum impact; seeks well-rounded talent to ensure a full perspective on our customers’ experience, understands that this is a marathon, not a sprint; that continuously and purposefully builds an inclusive culture that empowers everyone to do their best work and be the best version of themselves. 

We seek a qualified Principal Architect, Cloud Technologies to be the lead on delivering customer projects that are network-focused.  The position requires someone who is hands-on and will perform the bulk of work related to technical delivery with the help of delivery engineers dedicated to the project.   The ideal candidate for this position comes from the Value-Added Reseller industry, has experience being the overall delivery engineer, and has expertise in solution delivery for multiple sets of diverse clients.


Responsibilities:

Service Delivery - 75%

  • Maintain subject matter expertise within technology focus area through research, training, and hands-on implementation
  • Engage with Solutions Architects to validate solution architecture and assist with determining the Level of Effort for the scoped solution within an SOW
  • Worth with various Practice Managers and other Principal Architects within other technology focus areas to ensure that the complete solution is being delivered to the customer as per the statement of work
  • Install and configure network-designed solutions
  • Work directly with Technical Engineers and other Practice Managers as well as non-technical end-users
  • Meet or exceed customer goals and objectives for the project within budget
  • Explain detailed concepts and technologies to customers in pre-sales engagements
  • Work closely with the Solution Architects, manufacturer partners, and the customer to ensure a smooth transition from design to implementation and support
  • Engage outside vendors to troubleshoot issues and tackle problems
  • Perform other duties as required and/or assigned
  • Employee must be able to perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation

Business Development - 25%

  • Provide technical guidance and presentations to customers while attending sales calls with Account Managers, Solution Architects, or by themselves
  • Develop and maintain vendor relationships for the technology focus area
  • Give presentations on industry trends and topics to customers at L&L events, trade shows, or vendor-sponsored events
  • Achieve and maintain proper certifications for the highest levels of authorizations as mandated by Leadership for individuals in their practice
  • Perform other duties as required and/or assigned
  • Employee must be able to perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation


Qualifications:

  • Expertise in engineering knowledge of Cloud Technologies
  • Extensive experience and expertise in Azure and AWS solutions
  • Knowledge and understanding of Office 365
  • Knowledge and understanding of Active Directory 2012 and newer
  • Demonstrate knowledge of VMware
  • Understanding of Backup and Replication Technologies
  • Understanding of Networking (IP, DHCP, DNS, Data Center switching)
  • Understanding of Enterprise Storage systems
  • Passion for providing excellent customer service
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; ability to multi-task, change direction, effectively prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Interest in being part of a team, and ability to work effectively with both local and remote staff, teammates, and Managers
  • Able to interact confidently with C-level Executives at customer sites
  • Must be a team player with excellent communication skills at the business and technical level
  • Relentless focus on delighting customers, treating colleagues regardless of position with the utmost respect
  • 7+ years of related experience in infrastructure/network environments and designing, planning, documenting, and implementing Cloud architectures using the latest technology preferred
  • At least 3 years of experience in a Principal Architect role preferred
  • Experience working directly with Technical Engineers and Practice Managers as well as non-technical end-users


EEO Statement:

Calian Corp. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.