Dell Sr Advisor, Project/Prog Mgmt in Santa Clara, California

Job Description:

Customer Solution Center - Proof of Concept Engineering

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. The Customer Solution Centers have invested in our POC capability across the globe in the Americas | EMEA | APJ to provide centralised in-theatre capabilities Our goals are to develop trust and open communications with our customers and to close, retain, win business for DELL EMC.

Overview of the Role

The role requires both architectural and implementation level knowledge/expertise across a broad range of 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 of one or more Storage/Backup technologies

  • Application and database knowledge is desirable (Oracle, MS SQL, Hadoop and Mongo DB)

  • Expert in one/more Virtualization platform/s – eg VMWare or MS HyperV

  • Extensive UNIX, Linux and Windows knowledge including system administration, clustering, network administration, debugging and troubleshooting is required.

  • Extensive knowledge of Network and System management technologies

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

  • Knowledge of Orchestration/Automation tools desirable

  • Knowledge of RESTful, SOAP web services desirable

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.

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 - Hardware, Engineering - Other, Engineering - Software



Business Unit:



US - California - Santa Clara