Dell Principal Architect – Cloud & Communication Service Provider Solutions in United States

Principal Architect – Cloud & Communication Service Provider Solutions

People make Dell – so wherever in the world they work, everyone is rewarded for their contribution. Ready to develop your career in a truly global company? Within theCommercial Salesat Dell, we are looking for aSoftware Integration Senior Principle Engineerto join our team.

Dell has been at the forefront of driving open standards, modular technologies and the scaled supply chain to change the economics of the personal computer, the data center and soon to be the next generation service provider infrastructure in a hybrid cloud environment. The market is moving towards Dell’s strengths with service providers around the world looking for the technology building blocks, scale, commercial strength to transform their networks. Dell has a leading portfolio of compute centric, software defined, storage dependent, open networking capable products to lead this transformation.

Dell is committed to leading this next wave of network transformation and has demonstrated this commitment with its recent acquisition of EMC /VMware for $68B, making it the largest technology company in the industry, with the all of the network elements to win. In addition, Dell is continuing to invest, creating a Service Provider Solutions organization to lead the shift to service provider driven solutions. This organization will leverage the largest portfolio of compute, storage, networking, systems software and global services capability in the industry Dell is a collective of customer-obsessed, industry-leading visionaries. At our core is a commitment to diversity, sustainability and our communities. We offer unparalleled growth and development opportunities for our team members. We believe that technology is essential for driving human progress, and we’re committed to providing that technology to people and organizations everywhere, so they can transform the way they work and live.

Key Responsibilities * Work with product & solution teams to design and develop end-to-end solutions and reference architectures, comprised of leading edge NFV, SDN, Software Defined Data Centre, Virtualization, Management & Orchestration, Big Data and Real Time Analytics technologies. * Evangelize strategy and solutions. Team up with account team to drive driving strategic account initiatives. Develop trusted advisor relationship with customer stakeholders in key accounts. Discover customers’ unmet needs. Help account team to craft solutions to problems and to clearly articulate value propositions. * Secure early customers and Proof-Of-Concept (POC) opportunities. Develop Scope of Work with customers. Work with account team to secure customer commitment. * Translate customer SOW and requirements into detail user stories. Work with product team to prioritize feature requirements. Work with team to develop project plan with well-managed milestones so as to manage customer expectations and to ensure successful delivery. * Readily jump-in to perform hands-on installation, integration, scripting, coding, testing, etc. – whatever “last mile” gaps necessary to get the job done. * Conduct detail discovery, design, demo workshops with customers. Be able to demonstrate products and solutions hands-on. Work with customer to iterate on design and perform rapid customization / prototyping when necessary.

Essential Requirements * 8 years of experience in telecom, networking, data center, IT & virtualization, Big Data, Analytics, Cloud architectures. * Experience in driving new products / solutions to market via proof-of-concept and field trail projects with strategic customers. * Deep Understanding and Hands-on Experience with at least two of the following areas: OpenStack, VMware, Containers, Big Data & Real Time Analytics, Media/Content Distribution, Private/Public Cloud architectures including hands-on experience with automation, management & orchestration tools such as Python, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, MAAS, Juju, Fuel, vRealize Automation, vRealize Ops, Kubernetes, Cloudify, Rift.io, etc. * Telecom and/or Cloud architectures including SDN/NFV use cases. Hands-on experience with SDN such as Open Daylight, Open Contrail. * Data center design and operation experience is a big plus, including operational best practices, management and automation tools, Carrier Grade / High Availability design.Management and Orchestration solution for IT and Network infrastructure: Monitoring (Nagios, Solarwinds, OpenNMS, EMC Smarts, etc.), Service Assurance (EMC Smarts, Moogsoft, Netcool, etc.), Big Data & Real Time Analytics (Spark, Storm, Hadoop, Zookeeper, YARN, HBase, Impala, Kafka and other messaging bus technologies, etc.), and OSS/BSS integration (eComp, Amdocs, NetCracker, etc). * This role requires a strong customer/market mindset, a desire to engage customers and related open source/standard development communities to become a trusted advisor. Ability to work as overlays to support Sales Engineers in identifying opportunities, solving real world problems, assisting with RFP responses, etc. is a big plus.

/Company Description/ /With more than 100,000 team members globally, we promote an environment that is rooted in the entrepreneurial spirit in which the company was founded. Dell’s team members are committed to serving our communities, regularly volunteering for over 1,500 non-profit organizations. The company has also received many accolades from employer of choice to energy conservation. Our team members follow an open approach to technology innovation and believe that technology is essential for human success./ / / /Why work with us?/ - /Life at Dell means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology./ - /When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution./ - /Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships./ - /We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential./ - /Our team members’ health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work.*/ / / */EEO Statement:/

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Job: *Engineering - Software Integration Engineer

Organization: *Commercial Sales and Enterprise Solutions

Title: Principal Architect – Cloud & Communication Service Provider Solutions

Location: Anywhere

Requisition ID: 17000LSJ