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Published on January 18
Cloud Solutions Architect

Vault Systems

Canberra, ACT, AU

We are seeking a Cloud Solutions Architect who is technically strong, commercially minded and happy to spend time face time with our clients!


Role Highlights

  • We hire great people and give them the freedom to be awesome.

  • Unique opportunity to join a growing leader of cloud technology.

  • A workplace of endless possibilities and a ‘reach for the clouds’ thought process.


About Vault Systems

Vault Systems is a rapidly growing Australian company that is dedicated to providing highly secure cloud services to the Australian Government and its partners.


The Role

The Cloud Solutions Architect is responsible for providing specific solutions/technology/product consulting, technical and sales support to Vault Systems customers and partners.


Job Tasks and Responsibilities

The duties and tasks are varied and complex needing independent judgement. Below you will find a list of some of the key duties and responsibilities:


  • Elicit customer requirements and demonstrate credibility and technical leadership across a range of technologies.

  • Design leading network, storage and cloud solutions to meet the customer’s business requirements.

  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of complementary products relating to data centre security, network optimisation and general network technologies.

  • Produce technical proposal documentation to articulate the business and technical benefits of the solutions being proposed.

  • Produce accurate bills of materials to support the technical designs including hardware, software and licensing.

  • Engage in vendor POC to validate solutions for our customers

  • Participate in product/service feedback to improve offerings

  • Work autonomously to deploy and prototype technical solutions

  • Produce technical documentation

  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in both a Linux and Windows environment


Skills and Experience

Below is a list of the required experience, skills and qualifications that will allow you to be successful in this role.

  • Deep understanding of Cloud Computing Technologies, business drivers and emerging computing trends.

  • Proven experience of interfacing with a range of people from executive to technical

  • Able to drive a scoping session to reconcile  technical requirements as they relate to Vault product offerings.

  • Proficient understanding of virtualization infrastructure such as Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware, Xen, KVM.

  • Deep technical knowledge in architecting, designing, and integrating new solutions in a large scale enterprise of highly distributed applications (i.e., having an architectural sense for ensuring availability, reliability, etc).

  • Working knowledge of tools such as Chef and Puppet, should have knowledge of Infrastructure as a Code.

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science (or related degree and experience).

  • Familiar with a variety of private, hybrid or public cloud technologies Such as VMware vCloud Air, AWS, RackSpace, OpenStack, Cloud Stack etc.

  • Demonstrated experience with moving production workload from On-Premises DataCenter to cloud infrastructure.


Other skills include:


  • Impactful written and verbal communication, listening, negotiation and presentation skills.

  • Knowledge a typical subscription based the sales cycle.

  • Ability to learn quickly and think ahead.

  • Excellent consultative skills, tenacity and resilience

  • Adept at using initiative discretion and judgement to apply technical solutions to complex sales opportunities.

  • Work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.

  • Resourceful, strong problem solving skills with the ability to work independently and cope with pressure.


If you are looking for an opportunity to add value to a fast-growing Australian company, please submit your resume along with your cover letter (no more than two pages) to [email protected].