Dell DataCenter Senior Consultant in Cairo, Egypt

Job Description:

Title: Senior Consultant\Consultant (Data Center)

DellEMC Consulting delivers strategic guidance and expert integration of DellEMC products, solutions and services to help customers rapidly transform their business and achieve optimal business outcomes.

Job Description:

As a DELLEMC Senior Consultant specializing in Data Center, the individual will have extensive experience with Data Center Transformation, must demonstrate an enthusiasm and drive for self-development and to become a highly regarded team member. The ideal candidate will be a proven professional with successfully implementing end-to-end infrastructure and data center solutions for our clients, possess excellent technical credentials while demonstrating a consultative approach in helping identify and solving customer’s problems. The primary responsibility will be performing both a delivery function and acting as solutions SME in our Data Center practice to deliver services focused on datacenter Strategy, Migration and consolidation.

EMC Values:

When you choose our company, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities-all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

Critical Hiring Criteria:

Responsibilities:

Post Sales:

  • Shaping and/or supporting the delivery of data center build, consolidation and migration projects from initial assessment and high level design through to effective delivery.

  • Driving data center technology strategy and developing transition roadmaps and implementation approaches.

  • Driving and reviewing data center facilities and technology diagnosis and assessment activities.

  • Driving technology architecture, infrastructure detailed design, build and test activities.

  • Driving and delivering application migration assessment, planning and execution activities

  • Developing presentation material and delivering workshops to senior IT stakeholders.

  • Deliver remote and/or onsite Data Discovery, Application, Infrastructure validation data and analysis services such as developing bundling criteria, performing migration options analysis, Risk analysis, and vendor participation analysis.

  • Develop various project deliverables (Runbooks, assessment reports, workshops, migration plans, etc. as needed for each assigned customer engagement).

  • Develops, manages and articulates Disaster Recovery/High Availability (DR/HA) solutions based on a client’s strategic business and technical requirements.

  • Act as a Technical Leader on larger projects, coordinating the work of a larger delivery team owning overall responsibility for Data Center migration and consolidation.

  • Documentation of technical best practices for the reuse in other customer engagements, and contribution to the development of standard consulting service offerings.

  • Provide technical mentoring for new and/or junior colleagues as needed.

  • Acquire and maintain expert level knowledge in two or more areas such as Cloud, hyper-converged, Business resiliency, operation model.

Pre-sales assistance as needed:

  • Assist Solutions Architects in creating Statements of Work as a network SME as needed.

  • Lead “As-is / To-be” consulting workshops with customers to support strategic opportunities as needed.

  • Collaborate with Sales, Solutions Architects, and other technical domain SMEs on our most strategic pursuits to generate proposals and/or SOWs

  • Identifying business opportunities for using virtualization, private cloud or public cloud for technology-related improvements using benchmark data and supporting high-level cost benefits analyses.

Readiness to travel 75-100% annually (based on project requirements).

Qualifications

  • Typically has 8+ years of experience in the design, engineering, and architecture of large-scale Data Center infrastructures.

  • 6+ years of experience in IT Enterprise management (Telco, Banking), Deployment, Systems Integration, or consulting role.

  • Expertise with Data Center Strategy, Migration and Consolidation methodologies.

  • Strong technical, organizational and leadership skills for DR/HA technologies

  • Knowledge/Expertise of Database and virtualization technologies.

  • Experience with one or more of the following operating systems (VMware, Solaris, AIX and Linux).

Preferences

  • Previous experience of working and consulting with a client to deliver value and business benefits using data center technologies and operational systems.

  • Proven experience of influencing key stakeholders within an IT organization along with different industry sectors experience (Telco& Banking).

  • Hands on Microsoft Excel, Data modeling and data visualization experience.

  • Knowledge of following solutions and Technologies:

  • Data Center Technologies: BC / DR Solutions and strategies such as EMC Recover Point, EMC VPLEX Metro, EMC Avamar, Data Domain and isolated recovery solutions.

  • Hyper-Converged solutions such as Cisco UCS, VxRail, VxRail.

  • Different storage platforms and replication solutions: DELL EMC, HP, NetAPP and IBM.

  • Experience with ITIL, TOGAF and Datacenter-associated Program Management.

Functional Area(s):

Information Technology

Business:

EMC Corporate

Business Unit:

200 - STORAGE CORPORATE

Location:

Egypt - Cairo

AutoReqId:

179623BR