Azure Solutions Engineer

Engineering · Full-time · Remote · Remote possible

Job description

Purely Cloud is the leading cloud-focused technology as a service provider, simplifying the cloud journey for our clients and partners by integrating technology, business intelligence and proactive service to deliver an unparalleled experience.

Serving thousands of users, our mission is to be the world’s favorite company for all technology needs. We are a fast-growing, dynamic, and high-energy startup organization, allowing you to make a meaningful impact on the business. Culture is important to us, and at Purely Cloud, it’s business, and it is personal. We are passionate, creative and humorously offbeat. We work hard, keep it fun, and are the best.

We elevate each other. We advocate for our partners and clients. We innovate continuously. We celebrate life.

No matter who you are, Purely Cloud is a place you can call home. We know there’s no such thing as a “perfect" candidate, so we don’t look for the right "fit" – instead, we look for the add. We encourage you to apply for a role at Purely Cloud even if you don’t meet 100% of the bullet points. We believe in cultivating an environment with a diversity of perspectives, in hopes that we can all thrive in an inclusive environment.

We are only as great as our people. And we have great people all over the world. No matter where you live and work, you’re a part of the Purely Cloud team. This means embracing hybrid- and remote-work whenever possible.

Position Summary:

The Azure Solutions Engineer applies unique platform knowledge of Azure to assist Purely Cloud’s partners and internal teams with Azure technical inquiries. They serve the Professional Services, Academy, and Sales teams within the Purely Cloud organization and will serve as a technical subject matter expert both internally and externally to assist with assessing viability and architecting infrastructure solutions within Microsoft Azure. The Engineer also serves partners in an educational capacity, delivering Purely Cloud Academy instructor led and asynchronous training content.

Essential Responsibilities (includes, but is not limited to):

Serves as the technical subject matter expert on pre- and post-sale Azure infrastructure opportunities.

Provides partner education; creates content and delivers technical deep-dive sessions for our partners by working closely with our internal and external Azure and Microsoft teams, and with our engineering team; ensures information is up to date and readily available for new and existing team members and partners Serves as point of escalation for technical issues for our Infrastructure solutions consulting team; takes part regularly in deep-dive educational sessions, or architecting and designing cloud-based solutions in response to different complex technical challenges encountered by our partners.

Advises and influences team processes and structure; assists with the change management approval process, new product/services development and creates supporting documentation.

Ideal Skills, Experience, and Competencies:

At least three (3) to five (5) years of systems engineering experience or consultancy experience with Microsoft Azure At least three (3) years of experience with digital transformation and cloud infrastructure migration/architecture initiatives Prior experience and/or understanding of professional services and service delivery related to Azure Broad knowledge of Azure capabilities including compute, storage, networking, and platform services Hands-on experience with Data Center infrastructure/application migration, consolidation, or transformation projects Strong communication and customer service skills with the ability to defuse situations where partners and/or customers may be frustrated Ability to solve problems quickly, develop workflows and processes for operation team, and automate processes Ability to consult with both technical professionals and business stakeholders Willingness to develop technical skills outside of normal working hours Desire to validate skillset through industry wide certifications Required Education & Certifications:

B.A./B.S. in related field or equivalent work experience Azure Solution Architect Expert or ability to obtain within six (6) months of start date Other certification requirements may arise during course of employment to meet Microsoft Partner Program requirements Compensation:

At Purely Cloud, we believe that your Total Rewards should include a benefits package that shows how much we value our greatest assets. All FTE Purely Cloud people enjoy the following benefits: Non-Commissioned Bonus Plans or Variable Commission 401(k) plan with employer match Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance Employee Assistance Program Employer Paid Short & Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance Flexible, Open Vacation Paid Sick Time Off Extended Leave for Life events Career Development Programs Employee-led Resource Groups