Dell Field Engineer in Helsinki, Finland

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Field Engineer - Global Storage Service

Location: Finland

This position will be based in Espoo Finland, and reporting to the Regional Field Service Manager. You will be trained to perform the installation and configuration of Dell | EMC hardware and software and complex storage solutions.

General summary

Responsible for the technical delivery / Installation /Recovery of all aspects of the enterprise work required to be undertaken for global, corporate, public and large pad accounts within the Dell professional services support environment. The role ensures a positive customer experience by proactively managing customers’ expectations whilst on-site by providing an oversight and high level of communication with both the Dell support groups and the customer in accordance with Dell policy.

Primary measure of success and key aspects of the Enterprise Deployment Engineer role is the understanding of the work to be completed, clear and effective communication with all parties, the completion of work within the timescales set and the completion of the necessary paperwork in accordance with the customer sign-off process.

Individuals with key technical and customer focussed skills are preferred, people who lead by example and can deal with ambiguity effectively, which can further enhance the established performance related culture within the services group to constantly improve customer experience and the name of Dell as a services organisation within the marketplace.

Principal duties and responsibilities

85% of available time will be spent performing complex storage, Networking and server installations, configurations, and upgrades at customer sites. These will include installing Dell branded products into diverse data centres and integrating with existing Wintel and UNIX/Linux, VmWare, HyperV environments. Often working with local Dell Service Provider Engineers, Dell Pre-Sales Engineers and Consultants and Dell GSS and Consulting partners.

15% of available time will be spent in performing administration tasks, updating technical configuration documents, attending team meetings and training.

The job requires 40% travel (nights away from home), often internationally, possibly across the Nordic region. The job requires some (±15%) evening and weekend work.

Integrating into the professional services group to provide the technical knowledge and experience required to deliver enterprise deployments, effectively and on time and perform chargeable installation services of highly complex storage and server configurations for customers.

In addition:

  • Ensuring cross-functional communication with other parts of the business as required.

  • Ensuring that all on-site escalations are managed through to conclusion using the appropriate processes and ensuring that all the appropriate stakeholders are continuously informed.

  • Coaching and developing colleagues so that they have the skills and knowledge to be successful in their current and future roles.

  • Ensuring that a team belief is fostered within the group looking at achieving resolution by teamwork and engaging resources as required.

  • Ensure the continued training and development of themselves both technically and within the customer management criteria.

  • Influence and motivate others to deliver the best of themselves in meeting business challenges and objectives.

  • Provide relevant input to Manufacturing functions, marketing and services to improve the quality of all products (hardware and services).

Qualifications, accreditations and experience

  • Strong PC industry experience.

  • ESF1 / ESF2 Accreditation are desirable.

  • Microsoft / Novell / Linux operating system qualifications are desirable.

  • VMware Skills certified

  • Very good working knowledge & practical experience of Dell products Preferred

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Within 60 days of starting, must qualify as:

  • Dell Certified Systems Expert (DCSE) in servers

  • Enterprise Service Force (ESF) level 2 certified (exam score >90%)

Knowledge, skills and competencies

  • Working knowledge of IT infrastructure and its application in enterprise implementations.

  • A Thorough server hardware knowledge

  • Strong experiential learning and development track record.

  • System integration knowledge and experience

  • Good customer facing skills.

  • Ability to manage complex issues, prioritising and implementing appropriate solutions.

  • Excellent team motivational attributes.

  • Proven ability to drive for results, delivers on large and small tasks.

  • Strong analytical, planning and decision making skills

  • Capacity to learn on the fly, an active learner with ability to take on new challenges.

  • Excellent communicator.

  • Stress Tolerance, exhibits an ability to think and act clearly under pressure.

  • Business awareness as it relates to the application of IT and related services.

  • Displays and generates high levels of energy.

  • Initiates action and displays innovation in both problem resolutions.

  • Strong professional approach and attitude.

Benefits

Our people are the most critical component of our long-term success and their health and wellbeing are our priority. You will enjoy a comprehensive, locally competitive benefits package.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dell is 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. Dell encourages applicants of all ages.