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Professional Services Solution Architect



IT, Sales & Business Development
United States · Remote
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

At 8x8 Inc. [Nasdaq:EGHT] we put communications at the heart of our business and build technology that allows people to connect anytime, anywhere they are in the world, and on any device. XCaaS - the 8x8 Experience Communications Platform - brings together Employee and Customer Experience, enabling hybrid workforces across the globe to connect, collaborate, and delight customers, while providing businesses with real-time communications analytics, intelligence and unique insights.

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Professional Services Solution Architect

8x8, Inc. is seeking an experienced Professional Services (PS) Solutions Architect to define and help create value added solutions for our business customers using our award winning hosted UCaaS, CCaaS, and CPaaS solutions. Your solutions development experience, call center and telecom industry knowledge, and strong customer presence, will help 8x8 expand our industry share of hosted unified communications for business customers.

Job Description:

You will be responsible for working closely with our customers and sales teams to craft unique customized solutions which enhance 8x8 products and services to meet customer’s requirements based on a mutually agreeable statement of work (SOW). The ideal candidate will have experience generating a SOW based on customer requirements to implement a customized solution utilizing a vendor’s hosted services, products, API’s, and software development tools.


  • Collaborate with 8x8 sales managers and reseller partners to scope PS opportunities

  • Collect project requirements from customers through remote interviews

  • Create SOWs, including cost estimates, based on the customer requirements

  • Work with our development resources to implement customized solutions and services based on the SOW utilizing 8x8 products, API’s, and 3rd party software development tools as required

  • Design and prototyping software development projects as required and be responsible for the quality of work produced

  • Help to manage the customer’s deployment of 8x8 services and solutions as specified in SOW

  • Present 8x8 services and customized solutions to customers, including executives and end-users

  • Meet or exceed P&L goals for professional services


  • Knowledge in:

    • Web application architecture and technologies

    • Database such as SQL Server, Oracle or MySQL

    • Unified Communications, VOIP, and Contact Center technologies

    • TCP/IP, Network routing protocols, security infrastructure, L2/L3 switches

  • Experience in a PS consulting, sales engineering, and/or technical project management position for a vendor’s telecom, cloud services, and/or contact center services

  • Industry expertise with contact centers and/or telecom, with a strong preference for SaaS (CCaaS and/or UCaaS)

  • Programming experience with any of these – PHP, Python, .NET

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field and/or comparable industry certifications and experience

  • Experience in customer facing roles (5+ years)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for all levels of the organization including executive level

  • A driven individual who sets aggressive personal goals and executes on them

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Team player who can make can difference

The compensation range reflects the Company’s good faith belief at the time of posting. 8x8 has different base pay ranges for different work locations within the United States, which allows us to pay employees competitively and consistently in different geographic markets. The range above reflects the potential base pay across the U.S. for this role; the applicable base pay range will depend on what ultimately is determined to be the candidate’s primary work location. Further, individual base pay depends on various factors, in addition to primary work location, such as complexity and responsibility of role, job duties/requirements, and relevant experience, knowledge, success, education and skills. Base pay ranges are reviewed and typically updated each year. Offers are made within the base pay range applicable at the time. Certain roles are eligible for additional rewards, including discretionary merit increases, bonus and/or stock. Certain roles have the opportunity to earn sales variable compensation incentives based on the terms of the plan and the employee’s role.

Salary Ranges:

$92,625.00 - $154,375.00

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