Senior Cloud Architect

Job Title: Senior Cloud Architect
Company: Online Tech, LLC
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Job Overview

Online Tech seeks a competition-crushing Sr. Cloud Architect to join our Sales Engineering team. The technical demands of the Sr. Cloud Architect role at Online Tech are significant. Successful candidates will possess hands-on experience with a broad variety of enterprise computing infrastructure and cloud computing technologies (VPC, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc.). Our job is to give targeted businesses the information necessary to make easy buying decisions and to design flexible, supportable solutions to customer problems utilizing the many different technology offerings in our product portfolio. 


What We're Looking For

A high-intensity “A” player who creates a win-win environment with superior sales, prospecting, relationship-building, analytical, and leadership skills. Our ideal candidate will fully engage by contributing great ideas and maintaining the highest standards of client focus and accountability to help us build one of the industry’s greatest success stories. This is a full-time exempt (salaried) position, with an excellent bonus structure. The successful candidate will report to our VP of Business Development and Strategic Solutions.


Company & Culture Overview

We are a data solutions company focused on hybrid cloud hosting and providing exceptional services to mid-market and enterprise customers across the US and abroad. Our goal is to help our customers navigate the evolving cloud landscape as they move through their own digital transformation. We are experts in the continuous delivery of secure, compliant cloud and managed services so that our customers can focus on the success of their business. 

At Online Tech, it is our people and how we organize ourselves that makes the difference. We are deliberate about our culture--everyone lives our purpose; everyone is driving towards our vision. Our core values are not just words on a wall; they are an active part of our vocabulary. We defend them and constantly look to improve ourselves by asking if we live by them every day. Find out more here: 


Position Responsibilities

  • Serve as a technical pre-sales support resource for Online Tech sales teams and clients
  • Utilize deep technology expertise to design supportable, scalable technology solutions based on requirements provided by customers or prospects
  • Support Online Tech’s sales efforts by positioning our secure cloud and Enterprise infrastructure solutions effectively against those of our competitors while translating the technical merits of the solution into value for clients
  • Understand technology and industry issues that impact business units and IT organizations within large enterprise organizations
  • Able to explain clearly and concisely and justify ideas when faced with competing alternatives
  • Employ excellent business analyst skills, with a demonstrated ability to create technical specifications from imprecise business requirements
  • Must be able to present effectively in front of large groups, both technically and non-technically oriented audiences, and including C-level decision makers

Required Skills and Background

  • 10+ years of customer-facing experience in a technical consulting, systems engineer, or presles engineering role
  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering, Science, Information Technology or business discipline
  • A track record of success in developing and deploying creative technical solutions to business problems for or within large enterprise organizationsExperience designing and deploying computing infrastructure solutions that span a variety of technologies (i.e. storage, networking, compute)
  • A deep passion for technology and a love of learning new things
  • Comfort operating in a fast-paced environment that’s constantly evolving and changing
  • Strong critical thinking and communication skills (both oral and written)

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • One or more relevant industry recognized certifications: e.g., RHCE/A, MCITP, CCNA, VSP, CISSP, ITIL foundations
  • Hands-on experience with cloud computing (IaaS or PaaS) platforms


Competitive base salary plus bonus structure, 401(k), health insurance, and other benefits. Online Tech (a part of the Schurz Communications family of companies) is an Equal Employment Opportunity company.

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