As more organizations move into the cloud, the demand for virtualization security architects is growing. Vendors want to drive offerings, services firms need customer-facing solutions architects, and end-users seek help with strategy and migration.
What it takes
Experience and knowledge of SaaS development, multi-tiered application environments, database and storage technologies, virtualization platforms, ID management and authentication, and regulatory requirements are needed.
Base compensation ranges from $130k to $200k, plus incentives.