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Solution Architect

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Full Remote
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Senior (5-10 years)
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Offer summary

Qualifications:

5+ years networking experience, Strong technical background in network architectures, Advanced Network Certifications, Experience with Terraform and API integrations, Knowledge of Cloud reference architectures.

Key responsabilities:

  • Support sales and partner opportunities
  • Develop product education and presentations
  • Understand and articulate business requirements
  • Specify, design, and integrate Megaport products
  • Contribute to solution briefs and training materials
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Megaport Computer Hardware & Networking SME https://www.megaport.com/
201 - 500 Employees
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Job description

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Your missions

About Megaport
Megaport has transformed the way IT gets connected. We're global leaders in Network as a Service (NaaS), changing the way businesses reach the cloud. We're also a leading partner to Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Oracle, NYSE, and many other leading technology companies. Megaport is a publicly traded company on the Australian Stock Exchange. We’re a lean, high-achieving team made up of over 250 members globally. While the company is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, employees are spread out across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Staff enjoy an environment that is collaborative, supportive, and fun.

Our Team Culture
Join a team of globally-positioned industry experts that lead by example. We do not compromise our values for commercial gain; we are all custodians of our culture, and the customer is at the centre of everything we do. Our employees are motivated, adaptable, persistent, hard-working, and dynamic. Our culture permeates everything we do and this, in turn with a global vision, forms a commitment to each other, our customers, and shareholders alike.

The Role
As a Solutions Architect for Megaport, you’ll have the ability to work with an industry leading technology that enables cloud networking solutions via a globally connected software defined network. You’ll interact with the top hyper-scale and cloud solution partners around the world, and develop innovative network solutions to meet the changing needs of Enterprises in a data driven world.

Our ideal Solutions Architect will have a history of successfully designing and implementing network solutions with a strong background in cloud computing. This candidate will be able to drive technical solutions with engineering and business leaders across our customers and channel partner base. Using their technical background and the skills to train and enable Megaport partners to utilise Megaport services, they’ll also be driving direct technical discussions with both channel partners as well as enterprise customers. The Solutions Architect is a key enabler for the APAC sales team that will be instrumental in driving long term growth and success of the Megaport platform.

What You'll Be Doing:
  • Support sales and partner opportunities for Megaport by creating and delivering content and demonstrations as the technical pre-sales arm of a territory pod.
  • Develop and deliver product education and presentations for use by internal sales teams as well as for partner and channel affiliates.
  • Ability to understand and articulate partner and customer business requirements, develop corresponding solution architecture design leveraging Megaport and partner services.
  • Learn and maintain in-depth knowledge of Megaport products and solutions, competitive products, as well as the products of our key cloud services partners (Azure, AWS, Google, Oracle, Alibaba, IBM, Nutanix, SAP and others) and transfer such knowledge to the Sales and Marketing teams.
  • Specify, design and integrate into customer environments Megaport Cloud Router and Megaport Virtual Edge products that focus on NVF (network function virtualization) and VNF (virtual network functions) including routing, SD-WAN, SASE, SSE and Firewall competencies.
  • Learn and maintain in-depth knowledge of Megaport’s software, API, and be able to engage in technical discussions with our customers, prospects, and prospective partners.
  • Partner and collaborate with the broader sales team to drive partner relationships.
  • Contribute to solution briefs, blogs, technical guides and training materials.
  • Working with our customers to deploy and test restful API and Terraform integrations.

  • What We Are Looking For:
  • This role is based in Melbourne with local and international travel to up to 30%
  • 5+ years of networking experience in a customer facing technical role
  • Strong technical background in designing Layer 2 and Layer 3 network architectures, preferably with a background in enterprise cloud deployments.
  • Advanced Network Certifications.
  • Hands-on experience with Terraform and API integrations is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Cloud reference architectures and typical hyperscaler workload deployments.
  • Experience working within the SD-WAN and Security vendors with one or more of
  • Cisco (Viptela, Meraki), Fortinet, Palo Alto, VMware, Versa, Aviatrix.
  • Strong customer presentation and public speaking capabilities; from small groups to workshop level events, including industry related events.
  • Experience in designing or deploying cloud/virtualisation solutions in enterprise customer environments is highly desirable.
  • Understanding of Carrier Networks in terms of connectivity across the APAC, EMEA, and North American landscapes.
  • Experience working within the Enterprise software market or Internet industries is highly desired.
  • High level English proficiency, business level conversational Mandarin highly desired, but not required.
  • What We Offer
    ·       Competitive Compensation Packages
    ·       Flexible working environments
    ·       Birthday Leave
    ·       Generous study and training program + 5 days paid study leave
    ·       Additional Leave via Purchased Annual Leave Scheme
    ·       Health and Wellness Program

    If you have any questions, please reach out to Megaport's Talent Acquisition Team at Careers@megaport.com

    NOTE: All Megaport business correspondence is conducted via our business email accounts (@megaport.com). If you have any concerns, please reach out to Megaport's careers team careers@megaport.com directly and we will verify the legitimacy of any communication. Megaport will not ask you to create an account via Microsoft teams, and does not associate with any email accounts under "@megaportau.com".

    All applications will be treated in confidence.
    Please see Part 2 of our Privacy Policy to see what information Megaport collects from job applicants, why, and how we store and use it. Note that you’re entitled to know what personal data of yours Megaport holds, to request updates, rectification, and in some circumstances restriction or deletion thereof if you object (you being entitled to withdraw your consent to our holding your information at any time). Please see Part 5 of our Privacy Policy for more details on this and how to contact Megaport's data protection officer if you have any further privacy-related questions. Candidates who meet the selection criteria will be invited to attend an interview. Strictly no Recruitment Agencies.

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    Experience

    Level of experience: Senior (5-10 years)
    Industry :
    Computer Hardware & Networking
    Spoken language(s):
    EnglishMandarin
    Check out the description to know which languages are mandatory.

    Soft Skills

    • Customer-Centric Design
    • Presentation Skills
    • Team Collaboration
    • Strong Communication
    • Adaptability
    • Persistence

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