Dell Sr Analyst, Solution Architect in Durham, North Carolina

Job Description:

As a part of CPSD ESD Fabric Engineering team you will be responsible for working collaboratively with a variety of people across Engineering, QA, Product management, Program office, Manufacturing and Global Services to evaluate and deliver on new VxRack feature & designs requests. You will also be responsible to determine the effort required to implement, design and develop the detailed configuration specifications and related documentation.

This role will be a “Work From Home” role, but the selected candidate must reside within a commutable distance from our Durham, NC office for routine meetings and team gatherings.

As an engineer within the CPSD ESD Fabric Engineering team you will work closely with the other Architects, Engineers, your peers in other CPSD ESD teams, QA, Global Services, and Manufacturing to develop new offerings or update the current offerings to address new functional requirements and market demand. You will develop, validate and document a product design that encompasses a sound strategy based on existing proven VxRack designs wherever possible and using best-of-breed parent company products. Your optimized designs will use common hardware, physical composition, and logical configurations where possible to provide a VxRack look-and-feel to all solutions marketed by DellEMC CPSD.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • 10 years of experience in data center/Cloud technology related roles

  • 5+ years of experience with hypervisors (VMware, KVM, Hyper-V) Installation, Configuration and Administration

  • Experience in a product engineering, service provider environment, or consultative role related to private cloud or converged infrastructure projects

  • Strong hands-on experience in one or more of the following technologies. A broad spectrum of experience is highly desired, as is a deep specialization in one or more:

  • Virtual Storage Array Technology: eg: DellEMC ScaleIO, VMWare VSAN

  • Dell Servers

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Platform installation, configuration and management

  • Networking (Nexus, MDS, ACI, NSX or other SDN)

  • Data Protection: eg: VPLEX, Recover Point, Avamar, etc.

  • Hands-on experience with rack-based dense compute platforms

  • Strong experience with competitive converged infrastructure stacks, hypervisors and backup/recovery solutions can replace some of the requirements above

  • Experience with an Agile software development environment is highly desirable

Other Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors (CS/EE/Technology) or equivalent workplace experience

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Decisive but inclusive decision making in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work independently with light supervision

  • Able to prioritize tasks and work collaboratively with various stakeholders

  • Enjoy working hands-on in a lab environment to conduct system installation, configuration and design validation

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.

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.

Critical Hiring Criteria:

Functional Area(s):

Engineering - Other



Business Unit:

211 - VCE


US - North Carolina - Durham