Dell Consultant Solutions Architect in Hopkinton, Massachusetts

Job Description:

DELL EMC Customer Solution Center - Proof of Concept Engineering

We are currently looking for an experienced Data Protection Solution Architect with Backup and DR Technology Experience to join our team. As part of the DELL EMC Customer Solution Center’s the Proof of Concept Engineering team is focused on providing customer confidence that the proposed solution/architecture will satisfy their specific requirement. POCs are designed to support sales opportunities which are dependent on the successful completion of a POC test plan to move the customer towards making a final purchasing decision. These are often competitive situations that require performance testing, BC/DR scenarios and application integration. This allows the customer to test drive all the physical/virtual infrastructure elements in their IT Transformation journey to the cloud.

Overview of the Role

The role requires both architectural and implementation level knowledge/expertise in Data Protection technologies and the ability to lead and work as part of a dynamic team of DELL EMC professionals. As a senior member of the POC technical staff you will be expected to lead complex customer engagements, provide regular contributions to existing technical communities both internal and external to DELL EMC, establish technical best practices and act as a technical mentor to others. The role is field and customer facing and plays a critical part in demonstrating/validating our capabilities directly to DELL EMC customers/partners as part of the sales cycle.

Technical Skills

  • Excellent IT architectural knowledge and implementation skills.

  • Expertise in one or more Dell EMC Data Protection products/technologies (Dell EMC Networker, Dell EMC Avamar, Dell EMC Data Domain, …).

  • Expertise in one or more third party Data Protection products/technologies is desirable (Veritas Netbackup, Commvault, IBM TSM, …).

  • Solid understanding of DELL EMC business continuity/data recovery products.

  • Backup/Replication/DR Understanding and its relationship with SAN Storage.

  • Excellent Operating Systems understanding including relationship with data protection - (VMware, Windows, Linux, AIX).

  • Application and database knowledge and the relationship with backups with is desirable (Oracle, MS SQL, MS Exchange, Hadoop and Mongo DB).

  • Extensive knowledge of Network and System management technologies.

  • Knowledge of programming frameworks and scripting languages (Java, Ruby, Python, Perl, Bash).

Candidate Profile

  • Be a self-motivated, strong problem solver, team player, and effective communicator demonstrating strong written, verbal and presentation skills

  • Strong Customer focus.

  • Attention to detail and technical excellence

  • Problem solving skills.

  • Proven track record of delivery.

  • Strives for professional development.

  • Ability to lead/work in a team environment.

  • Open to learning new technologies/products

Education Required: Bachelors (Tech) or equivalent

Experience Required: 7+ years in a senior technical role


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:

Functional Area(s):

Engineering - Hardware, Engineering - Other, Engineering - Software



Business Unit:



US - Massachusetts - Hopkinton