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Cloud Solutions Architect

Company: Fortinet
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Candidate needs to be on CST or EST Timezone

Cloud Solution Architect
This individual will be part of the Cloud Security Consulting team and become the center of excellence for specific Cloud Security technology areas and associated Fortinet products/solutions. They will need to be comfortable in front of customers of all levels and be able to deliver paid consulting services and proof of concepts. Ideal candidates will have excellent knowledge of public and/or private cloud technologies, software development experience, network/application security expertise and support four main areas of responsibility:

1) Cloud Security Solution Expert

  • Assist customers with creating multi-cloud and hybrid cloud security blueprints with a focus on vendor-neutral and cloud-agnostic design and implementation best practices
  • Become an expert in Fortinet products within cloud solutions
  • Maintain knowledge of competitive products and services
  • Respond to industry analyst inquiries and conduct demos

    2) Trusted Advisor

    • Attend customer meetings and provide expert opinion on cloud security design/architecture
    • Provide custom architecture and automation code, as per the requirements set by a given customer for their cloud deployments
    • Publish reference architectures for specific use cases

      3) Continuous Learner

      • Dedicate a percentage of their time to ongoing training/education for new technologies
      • Help drive technical webinars and hands-on demo's
      • Help the NSE institute with advanced course materials
      • Help training teams at SE Training events

        4) Evangelist

        • Publish public information, such as whitepapers and blogs around salient technology topics
        • Draft architecture papers for in-depth analysis and reasoning for technology adoption
        • Continuous active networking within the industry to build relationships and awareness

          Required Skills:

          • The ideal candidate will have 10+ years in roles such as SE, Consulting SE, or Solution Architect in the Networking, Infrastructure, and/or Cybersecurity industries
          • In depth knowledge and hands on experience with one or more of the following public/private cloud platforms: AWS, Azure, GCP, NSX
          • Proficiency in modern software architecture using CI/CD, DevOps tools (Ansible / CloudFormation / Azure ARM), Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Scalability, and API-first strategy
          • Working knowledge of Python, Java and/or other programming languages
          • Cloud certifications such as AWS Solution Architect and GCP Cloud Architect are desired
          • Prior experience in designing and building applications using Container and server-less technologies is preferred
          • Excellent presentation and demo skills
          • Superior documentation and technical writing capabilities
          • Three or more years of experience with cloud solutions, virtual platforms, and software development
          • Comfortable in public speaking


            • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience. Graduate Degree favorable

              Fortinet offers employees a variety of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401(k), 11 paid holidays, vacation time, and sick time as well as a comprehensive leave program.
              Wage ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, and job level. On target earnings for this position is expected to be $200,000-$240,000 per year. Exact salary offers will be determined by factors such as the candidate's subject knowledge, skill level, qualifications, experience, and geographic location.
              All roles are eligible to participate in the Fortinet equity program, and this position is also eligible for commissions based on the terms of the Sales Compensation Plan.


Keywords: Fortinet, Sunnyvale , Cloud Solutions Architect, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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