Solutions Architect

Equinix

4.7

Singapore

Why you should apply for a job to Equinix:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2022

  • 4.7/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.7/5 in supportive management

  • 92% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 94% would recommend this company to other women

  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Temporary & Long-term Disability Insurance

  • Internship Programs with Universities by partnering with local universities all over the world

  • Education, Training, Tuition & Certification Reimbursement

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    Position summary

    Solutions Architect

    Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 240+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

    We are a fast-growing global company with 20 years of consecutive quarterly growth*. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of 10,000+ companies, including 2,100 networks and 3,000+ cloud and IT service providers in 32 countries spanning six continents.  

    A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment. that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success. 

    *As of Quarter 4 2022

    Job Summary

    The Solutions Architect is an entry level GSA position. They work tactically for clients using existing GSA methods and procedures on new pre-sales assignments in the field.

    Responsibilities
    Strategic Sales Support

    • Provides basic technology solutioning support to Equinix global field and channel sales

    • Supports development of the account technology strategy (application of Equinix IOA) with Equinix Account Executives

    • Prepares and conducts Customer workshops

    • Prepares and delivers Customer presentations

    • Develops peer relationships with customers

    • Demonstrates Equinix values through the provision of credible and convincing reasoning through compelling solutions to have a customer choose Equinix

    Research and Development

    • Keeps up-to-date with the state of the art by utilizing the GSE Solution Development Framework

    • Collaborates on the research of relevant technology trends

    • Provides input on the analysis of technology impacts

    • Recommends to stakeholders based upon research finds

    Subject Matter Expertise

    • Maintains Industry awareness through training, reading, research, collaboration and industry event attendance

    Cross-Functional Collaboration

    • Interfaces with fellow stakeholders in the products and solutions lifecycle such as in the EQUINIX CIO, CTO, CMO and CSO organizations on technology and service initiatives, new product introductions, technology roadmap, and commercial concerns

    Technology and Innovation Insights

    • Provides technical subject matter expertise to Sales, Marketing and the Industry through support in creating, developing and delivering content for proposals, marketing studies and marketing events

    • Supports the briefing of Sales teams on the impact of new technology

    • Supports the briefing of Sales teams on the features, restrictions and selling points of new Equinix products and offers

    Solution Development

    • Analyzes opportunities and problems within customer context, business plans, technological statuses, and strategic direction

    • Supports the development of solutions in technology, processes, organizational, impact, commercials, and implementation plans

    • Develops solution benefits and business cases for change

    • Shares findings in customer presentations

    Qualifications

    • 5+ Years in the functional domains of Network, Data Center, Enterprise IT Systems, including implementation and technical support preferred

    • 5+ Years of Solutions Selling in a commercial pre-sales position preferred

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related engineering discipline preferred

    • Advanced industry certifications (i.e. Cisco, VMware, MS, AWS) preferred

    Equinix is committed to ensuring that our employment process is open to all individuals, including those with a disability. If you need assistance in applying for an open position, you may send an email to [email protected] Please provide your contact information and let us know how we can assist you.

    Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and, in the U.S., an Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, sex, pregnancy / childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic partnership status, age, veteran or military status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, political / organizational affiliation, status as a victim or family member of a victim of crime or abuse, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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    About the company

    Industry: Technology: B2B Tech Services

    Equinix Is Where Opportunity Connects

    To thrive in a digital world, companies need to break through old information technology constraints and find, share and deliver value in new ways. Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects the world's leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most-interconnected data centers. With $6.6B+ in global revenue, ...

    Why you should apply for a job to Equinix:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2022

  • 4.7/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.7/5 in supportive management

  • 92% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 94% would recommend this company to other women

  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Temporary & Long-term Disability Insurance

  • Internship Programs with Universities by partnering with local universities all over the world

  • Education, Training, Tuition & Certification Reimbursement