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Solution Architect – Modern Workplace (365)at CDW Careers Canada

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Job ID: 20001682
Updated: Oct 16, 2020
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Bring your IT career and talents to CDW, where you can have a greater impact, be inspired by our mission, and be excited about your job and future. The leading provider in Canada for IT services and solutions, we are an innovative, Fortune 200 leader driving meaningful technological change for customers in virtually every industry.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join some of the brightest, best, and most diverse technology minds working in IT today. Our Solution Architects are tech visionaries and lifelong learners who can take their passion for technology and turn it into powerful, functioning solutions for our customers.

As a CDW Solution Architect – Modern Workplace, you’ll enjoy the power, training opportunity and expertise to dive deeper into the stack. We will look to you utilize creative thinking along with your broad technical knowledge and base spanning Microsoft 365 solutions and the inter-connectivity between them all to deliver industry-leading solutions.

What you’ll do
  • Oversee proposal, statement of work, and bill of the material creation process in conjunction with key stakeholders across the business
  • Participate in in-depth architectural discussions to ensure customer success by understanding business outcomes and translating them into technical requirements
  • Collaborate directly with the sales team to design solutions for customers using the best mix of vendor-partner products and solutions
  • Create and execute engaging sales presentations to prospective and current customers
  • Design solutions for customers using the best mix of vendor-partner products and solutions
  • Manage all technical aspects of the sale during the sales cycle
  • Follow industry technology trends and share that knowledge with current and prospective customers


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5-7 years in an IT consulting or senior IT operations role
  • Deep technical knowledge and experience with Microsoft Modern Workplace solutions including 2 or more of the following solutions areas: O/M365 Mailbox Migrations, Meetings, and Meeting Rooms, Teamwork Deployment, Live Events, Microsoft Teams Store Apps
  • Experience in collaborating directly with customers along with a proven track record of technical leadership and accomplishments
  • Ability to communicate effectively and in a constructive manner with customers, coworkers, management, and executives
  • Eager to take on new tasks/responsibilities and passion for customer experience, operational excellence, and continuous development
  • Skills and experience with the following technologies: MS-300: Deploying Microsoft 365 Teamwork, MS-203: Microsoft 365 Messaging, MCSE: Productivity Solutions Expert
  • Ability to obtain and maintain relevant industry standard certifications
Who we are
CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education, and healthcare organizations in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces of more than 250,000 companies; from fresh-faced startups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, combined with the expertise of our specialists, there is no request too big or too small. A unified team of challenge takers, diverse thinkers, and problem solvers, we believe when you enjoy what you do and who you do it with, you do your best work. And that means everyone wins.

Awards and Recognitions
  • #178 on the Fortune 500 list
  • #81 on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work
  • #1 on Channel Daily News’ Top 100 Solution Providers List across Canada
  • Fortune’s Future 50, an index that evaluates the long-term growth prospects of major public companies
Our Benefits
CDW offers a variety of benefits, perks, and development programs that enable coworkers to perform at their best personally and professionally. We understand the importance of work/life harmony and strive to help our coworkers achieve it. Core benefits include:
  • Comprehensive package: healthcare, dental, vision, paid vacation time, and sick days
  • Coworker stock purchase program
  • Coworker discounted purchase program
  • Tuition reimbursement for those wishing to further their education
Job Category: Solution Architect
Job Type: Full-Time
Travel Percentage: 25%