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Dell Principal Engineer, Solutions Architecture in California

Principal Engineer, Solutions Architecture

Join us as a Principal Solutions Architect on our West region based Professional services team to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.

What you’ll achieve

As a Principal Solutions Architect, you will provide world-class delivery support to your customers by understanding what services they purchased and translating them into design and implementation plans, delivering them with quality and professionalism. You will build an in-depth knowledge of your customers’ priorities and initiatives and becoming a trusted advisor who helps your customers avoid risk and impact to their business.

You will:

  • Become a subject matter expert on multiple high-end storage products that are part of the Dell EMC product portfolio

  • Serve as a technical specialist in the pre-sales cycle and collaborate with the quoting center and delivery manager to develop custom technical and architectural design strategies and level of effort estimates

  • Contribute to the development of best practices through collaboration in team meetings and help improve processes and procedures through continuous improvement and innovative thinking

  • Develop and cultivate excellent customer relationships by building solid customer facing skills including negotiation, conflict resolution and crisis management

  • Provide technical implementation expertise for assigned engagements to optimize results for the customer, maintaining awareness of existing or potential customer software/hardware/project risks and ensuring operational excellence through quality task execution

  • Collaborate with global team members to jointly deliver solutions to your customers

  • Identify potential sales and growth opportunities and partner with key stakeholders to maximize these prospects

  • Stay updated on technical specifications for hardware/software requirements of Dell technologies products through professional associations, trade journals and networking

  • Continually improve your skills through ongoing training into related areas such as virtualization, networking, Telco, 5G, EDGE computing, and aaS offerings

Take the first step towards your dream career

Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:

Essential Requirements

  • Technical skills – Primary responsibilities include PowerMax , VMAX3 , VPLEX , Connectrix ; may also could include XtremIO, Unity, PowerStore, RecoverPoint, AppSync and various data migration methodologies

  • Storage provisioning, Host allocations, decommissioning and VMWare integration

  • Brocade, Cisco - SAN Switch zoning and management skillset

  • Migrations from legacy to new tech/storage refresh using migration technologies like NDM, SRDF, OR, Host/LVM based, RP4VM, VMware migration, Rsync, emcopy or native replication tools

  • Preparing designs for product installations/configurations and creating migration runbooks and leading the conversations with customers for any problem resolution required

Desirable Requirements (not required)

  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time when required

  • Knowledge of NAS, Top of Rack (ToR) Layer-2 networking

  • Scripting knowledge – Python, Shell

  • Cloud integration knowledge on either AWS, Azure or G-Cloud, VCP Certification

  • Bachelors’ Degree

Here’s our story; now tell us yours

Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress.

What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life -- while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more.

We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today.

You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here ( .

Application closing date: 31st June 2021

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