Virtualization Architect (premise / cloud / hybrid)

Location: Santa Clara, CA
Date Posted: 01-19-2018
Virtualization Architect (premise / cloud / hybrid)
Santa Clara, CA
Direct Hire no C2C

About the Job
Our client is a Billion+ Systems Consulting / Integrator / VAR
Salary Negotiable -- Looking for Sr. Level 180K/200K
Strong Virtualization / Converged / Data Center / CLOUD technologies
This role will be pre-sales 75% / post sales 25% still hands on as needed   (presales  pre sales)
Job Responsibilities:
Provide hands-on experience on designing and implementing data center solutions. Deliver architect technology solutions that fit business, technology and budget requirements. Provide subject matter expertise with Virtualization technologies.

• Designing and Implementing Private and Hybrid Cloud solutions for company External Customers and company Virtual Hosting Partners. 

• Design complex cloud; virtual data centers and disaster recover capabilities.

• Designing and Implementing, Active/Active Data Center Solutions 

• Prepare and present technologies and how it fits with client’s environment to meet their requirements to reduce the capital and/or operational costs

• Work with clients and the sales team to create the strategic architecture and technical diagram, and then deliver solutions presentations.

• Take ownership of the relationship with the client, proactively validating technology architecture, manage technology projects, creating and delivering technical and business presentations.
•     Complete and author technical sections for RFP/RFI/RFQ responses
•     Assist sales team with identifying the customers’ business and technical requirements during the sales cycle and determining appropriate our client’s recommended solutions and services
•     Develop and finalize solution architecture/design and detailed line item configurations and/or bill of materials (BOMs)
•     Lead technical scoping/reviews with sales team and customers for Statement of Work (SOW) generation
•     Develop Level of Effort (LOE) for implementation of proposed solutions
•     Function as a subject matter expert (SME) for customer technical staff regarding proposed solution and its design, configuration, implementation, and testing specifics
•     Function as technical liaison and our client ambassador with field OEM channel sales and technical teams
•     Conduct knowledge transfers with the service delivery team regarding proposed products and solutions
   Virtualization expert (order of skill set):  Premise / Cloud / Hybrid Cloud
    VMware:  (VCP 6 or equivalent experience):
    Site Replication Manager (SRM) – have implemented   
      Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) – have implemented
      NSX – good working knowledge and have implemented even better
      vRealize Appliance (vRA) – good working knowledge and have  implemented even better
       HyperV (some experience strong plus)
    RedHat (some experience strong plus)
    Storage (Netapp, EMC, HDS etc... experience a strong plus
Linda Winters
Technical Resource Network

Please contact me with any questions:
(w) 303-457-6969
(c)  720-253-3504
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