Dell Consultant, IT Architecture - Innovation Office in Atlanta, Georgia

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Virtustream, a Dell Technologies business, is the enterprise-class cloud company that is trusted by organizations worldwide to migrate and run their mission-critical applications in the cloud. For enterprises, service providers and government agencies, Virtustream’s xStream® Management Platform and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) meets the security, compliance, performance, efficiency and consumption-based billing requirements of complex production applications in the cloud – whether private, public or hybrid.

Remote - Home Based

Virtustream cloud platform architect .

Technical domain areas include compute, network, and storage including virtualizations in each of those areas. This position understands emerging market trends and technologies and will focus on analyzing, understanding, potentially prototyping and making specific recommendations on these technologies. An understanding of multi-tenant cloud / IaaS is fundamental to this role, and knowing what it takes to take these technologies and make them successful as a product or enhancement to our existing platform is required. ​

Knowledge of Enterprise Applications, Virtual Desktop, Big Data, and Industry-specific Vertical Applications must be acquired and developed to best position adaptations of these applications or of present infrastructure and service components to facilitate operations in a cloud environment.

The strongest candidates will:

  • be familiar with disaster recover scenarios, capabilities, and features as well as enterprise requirements around these items.

  • be familiar with Dell Technologies products and solutions as a palette for cloud platform construction

  • have experience in designing, engineering, and operating platforms for Big Data, Virtual Desktop, and Enterprise Business Applications.

  • be able to design options for hybrid cloud workloads, integrate virtualized storage, consider replication requirements (RPO, RTO), and develop requirements to host these applications and databases.

  • be familiar with security and operations certifications such as ISO27001, SOC-1, SOC-2, PCI-DSS, HiTrust/HIPPA, FedRamp, and ITAR.

Ultimately, you are responsible for seeing your designs come to fruition, and as such will need do demonstrate leadership including listening to those closest to the technologies, addressing conflict in technical discussions, and assessing risks and rewards of approaches, and breaking technical deadlock with confident decisions.

You will leverage your expert research capabilities, your ability to learn fast and your ability to communicate clearly in order to work effectively with diverse and dispersed virtual teams and technical leadership.

You will have the technical and negotiation skills to drive cross-functional efforts to produce timely, valuable and actionable results.


Understand and articulate the capabilities of infrastructure services- Detailed working knowledge of vmware-based VDI (Horizon)-

Demonstrated experience analyzing and extracting requirements from existing applications

Develop metering and monitoring plans for these applications-

Develop detailed testing plans and expectations for targeted applications in virtualized environments-

Collaborate with Engineering, Operations and Product Management functions to continuously improve application delivery-

Produce run books and "as designed" documentation for Operations-

Create test plans and documentation-

Capable of executing lab work to assess thresholds, determine scaling triggers, and specify metrics for collection / long term retention-

Able to prioritize conflicting demands for time-

Documentation and presentation skills-

Collaborate with colleagues in GitHub-based source control systems

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