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2nd Watch
Solutions Architect - Los Angeles
Solution Sales, Sales Engineer, AWS, Enterprise IT
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Los Angeles, CA
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Elle White
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  • Solutions Architect - Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, CA

Job Description: Solutions Architect 


Do you like helping customers understand how to turn business problems into solutions? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies? Do you have a knack for helping companies understand application architectures and integration approaches, and the consultative and leadership skills to do this in pre-Sales engagements? 


We’re looking for a West Coast based (San Francisco, LA, or Seattle) Solutions Architect to team with Sales Executives selling into new and existing accounts. You'll bring your Enterprise Operations or IT Professional Services experience to a dynamic and growing company and be the technical sales resource helping customers envision solutions.  We focus on excellent customer service working with Fortune 2000 companies moving to the Cloud.


 The ideal candidate is someone who…

  • Has a passion for technology

  • Operates with the highest levels of integrity

  • Is a natural leader who thrives in ambiguous situations

  • Thinks Big and takes on Big Challenges

  • Has a continuous thirst for knowledge and is a perpetual learner

  • Is a World Class Communicator across every facet of the organization

  • Strives to make themselves and everyone around them better

  • Is Selfless and thinks team first


    To be considered for the role of Solutions Architect you will need:

  • 7+ years’ experience working in Enterprise IT, Online Services, as a consultant or sales engineer

  • Strong understanding of IT systems, cloud computing and their sales drivers

  • Excellent communication skills, you will be working with Sales professionals and Fortune 2000 clients

  • A Solution Sales background in IT Professional Services 

  • A high level of initiative and adaptability

  • Strong desire to learn and develop subject matter expertise with all technologies 2nd Watch supports

  • Understanding of application, server, and network security

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills are a must

  • Must possess the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations

  • Experience in scoping professional Services engagements and/or writing statements of work


    Additionally, our ideal candidate will possess:

  • Strong technical skills around AWS, MS Cloud, Co-location or related

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, Technical degree preferred; Computer Science or Math background highly desired


Up to 50% travel may be required. For the right candidate, we offer a great package including relocation, base, stock options and excellent medical benefits.


About 2nd Watch:


2nd Watch is a global leader in building, deploying and managing Amazon Web Services (AWS) based IT operations for enterprise customers.  2nd Watch assists customers in evaluating the economics of moving IT operations into AWS, designs and builds highly reliable and scalable AWS based enterprise IT platforms, and provides software tools and management services that enable enterprises to deploy, manage and optimize cloud based IT operations infrastructure. 


2nd Watch, Inc. is an industry leader, designated an Amazon Web Services Premier Consulting Partner. 2nd Watch has effectively moved over 2MW of enterprise data center capacity into the AWS cloud as part of 300+ platform and data center migrations. Our expertise is our ability to provide the knowledge, experience and flexibility needed to migrate your enterprise to AWS as well as manage your AWS IT infrastructure.


The experienced 2nd Watch team provides a full-service Cloud IT solution. We offer Cloud Workshops, Assessments and Strategy Consulting as well as Architecture Design, Implementation and Managed Services to ensure the success of Cloud-based solutions for your business. ITIL and Microsoft certified delivery staff have a proven track record of results including technical experience, best-in-class cloud infrastructure, and product innovation like 2W Insight and 2W Atlas.


For more information on 2nd Watch products and services please visit  or watch Jeff Aden (Founder & EVP Business Development) on AWS Report:



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer -- M/F/D/V

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