Dell Advisor, Solution Architecture (Hybrid Cloud Engineering) in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Job Description:

The Dell EMC Hybrid Cloud Platforms team is responsible for developing next generation cloud solutions leveraging core and partner products and platforms. We deliver end to end solutions for IT infrastructures with a focus on Enterprise Hybrid Cloud, Native Cloud Developer and Data Scientist Solutions for our customers. We architect, develop, test and document the complete solution stack, including converged and hyper-converged infrastructures, Dell Technologies partners such as VMware, RSA and Pivotal as well as third party applications.

We are looking for a Senior Advisor Solution Engineer with experience in architecting cloud infrastructure and working with a globally diverse teams in an agile development environment.

Virtustream Hybrid Cloud focuses on the personas in the Platform 3 world of native cloud application development. The solution comprises automated delivery and management of development environments including platform deployment and day 2 management and reporting.

The successful candidate will be assist in designing the architecture of the Virtustream Hybrid Cloud solution from Dell EMC and work closely with the Solution Architect, Delivery Manager, and global engineering team to ensure that it meets the solution requirements.

General Description:

Job Family Summary:

Responsible for design, definition and implementation of complex system requirements for customers, and/or prepares studies and analyzes existing systems. Determines system specifications, input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility. Coordinates design of subsystems and integration of total system. Identifies, analyzes and resolves program support deficiencies. Ensures accurate root cause analysis based on issues. Develops and recommends corrective actions. May collaborate with technologists, systems engineers, and development management to oversee execution of deliverables by suppliers in an outsourced development model.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Designs and defines system requirements for complex customer systems, and/or prepares studies and analyzes existing systems.

  • Determines system specifications, input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.

  • Coordinates design of subsystems and/or the integration of total systems or multiple functions. Responsible for design of assigned system/subsystem and meeting quality requirements.

  • Ensures the manufacturability, reliability and serviceability of designs. Identifies, analyzes and resolves program support deficiencies.

  • Develops and recommends corrective actions.

  • Responsible for benchmarking, testing and analysis on products during all phases of the development process.

  • Documents results in technical reports, white papers and online web pages.

  • Ensures assignments are completed within schedule and cost objectives. Responsible for the end-to-end ownership of assigned system(s).

  • Coordinates root cause analysis to solve issues including complex issues. Interfaces with technologists, development and marketing to define and optimize system performance and resolve performance problems.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates in the design, development and assists in the implementation of cost-effective methods of testing and troubleshooting systems and equipment

  • Consults on the preparation of test and diagnostic programs, designs test fixtures and equipment, and completes specifications and procedures for new products

  • Advises other team members to complete performance testing

Education and Experience

Typically requires 5+ years of related experience in a professional role with a Bachelor’s degree; or 3+ years with a Master’s degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent experience

Required Skills

  • Strong understanding of hybrid cloud system architectures

  • Strong understanding of hardware and software interactions, and able to apply this understanding to resolve issues

  • Strong understanding of cloud, virtualization, and infrastructure technologies, Dell EMC products and competitive product offerings

  • Able to easily achieve mastery of new tools, languages and operating systems

  • Ability to analyze options for critical design elements and features, and determines optimum selection

Desired Skills

  • Understanding of cloud architecture concepts and experience with virtualization technologies

  • Knowledge of Dell EMC Enterprise Hybrid Cloud, Native Hybrid Cloud, or equivalent systems.

  • Experience with complex system testing, performance analysis and documentation

  • Experience creating customer-facing documentation

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.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.

Critical Hiring Criteria:

Functional Area(s):

Engineering - Software



Business Unit:



US - North Carolina - Research Triangle Park