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Cloud Solutions Architect

Location: 

Shugart, SG

About our group:

Seagate Technology crafts the Datasphere, helping to maximize humanity’s potential by innovating world-class, precision engineered data storage solutions and management.  

This rich history of innovation continues today with the introduction of our Lyve Product Family.  The Lyve portfolio of solutions and services address customer challenges from Edge, Core to Cloud.  In addition, Seagate has introduced flexible consumption models across Lyve and Systems making it easier and more cost effective for our customers to address the ever-growing Datasphere.  
The Lyve Presales Engineering Team is high visibility emerging division of Seagate Technologies. We are looking for a driven individual with energy, passion, and initiative to join the team in this new business with our Lyve Cloud (storage as a service platform).  

About the role - you will:

•    Working with the Seagate sales team, help to identify the most significant enterprise, cloud, and edge customers. Navigate and penetrate these accounts to form relationships at senior business and technical levels 
•    Own and manage the technical relationship with the customer. Manage the technical portion of the sales process from prospecting -> demonstrating -> developing the value proposition-> leading technical portion of RFI/RFQs -> support partner selling motion
•    Be a technical leader in cloud adoption approaches and be able to architect end to end solutions that include partner derived networks and software
•    Full authority to determine objectives and approaches to critical assignments 
•    Understand the customer’s technical roadmap, systems architecture, pain points, competitive options, and business drivers.  Establish the role of trusted advisor with the customer. 
•    Tangibly influence roadmap definition for the division/company 
•    Demonstrate effective leadership across the cross functional core team 
•    Travel, as needed, domestically and internationally 
•    Maintain opportunities, status and actions in CRM and other systems  
•    Pro-actively learn and apply industry technologies to customer solutions (including On Premise and Cloud Storage Technologies, OS/Applications/File Systems, Server Virtualization, and Micro-services) 
•    Identify gaps in the Seagate portfolio and suggest product and or partners to fill these gaps 
•    Provide company leading technical expertise in customer-focused solutions for key vertical markets 

About you:


•    Established track record working with large Cloud customers to align and achieve successful outcomes, while ensuring a satisfying customer experience along the way 
•    Strong technical experience and understanding of computing technologies used in full solution on premise, private / public cloud, and edge computing environments 
•    Objective and open to change - be a change agent to help others do the same 
•    Ability to create and maintain trusting relationships with external and internal customers 
•    Ability to work hands on for prototypes, demos, assisting customers during the evaluation process, etc. 
•    Team player 
•    Enjoys a fast-paced environment 
•    Analytical mind 
•    Strong customer focus 
•    Self-starter 

Your experience includes:

•    Recognized as an expert in the field of cloud-based Storage as a Service as well as data transformation services
•    Deep technical understanding, experience, contacts, and sales success of enterprise-class cloud storage with experience around security, data integrity and service level management
•    Awareness of current trends in Cloud architecture, Orchestration & Storage 
•    Experience and or strong understanding of the following: server virtualization, operating systems and file systems, data management, object storage,  high availability, disaster recovery solutions, big data analytics 
•    Relevant years of work in sales/solution engineering with enterprise customers 
•    Relevant degree and/or equivalent experience

Location:

Location: Shugart, Singapore / Remote

The Shugart site (named after Seagate’s founder, Al Shugart) is a research and design center. Easily accessible from the One-North MRT Station, many employees choose to take mass-transportation to work. Ample free on-site parking is also available. Being a purpose built building, The Shugart has excellent employee recreational facilities. Take an active break at our badminton courts, table tennis tables, in-house gym and recreation rooms. Our yoga and zumba classes are very popular. We also offer classes and interest groups in photography, gardening and foreign languages, and have various on-site celebrations, and community volunteer opportunities.


Travel: Travel as needed based on business needs and the discretion of the employee with overnight stays and may require international travel at times.

 


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About Us

With more than four decades of storage innovation, Seagate empowers humanity to thrive in the data age and helps people and businesses navigate the ever-expanding data landscape. 

We craft precision-engineered, cutting-edge solutions that help the world store and manage exponential data growth.

Seagate is powered by our talented, passionate, and diverse workforce of 40,000 employees across the globe who embody our core values: integrity, innovation, and inclusion. Striving towards excellence every single day, we show up with these values for our customers, business partners, shareholders, and communities alike.

Join us and get inspired to make a difference in the datasphere!

 

 

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