Technical Design Authority/Architect.
London- United Kingdom.
Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But
we are more than a technology company ??? we are a people company. We inspire-
challenge and respect every one of our over 100-000 employees. We also provide
them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities. When our
customers are looking for IT consulting expertise- where else would they turn
but to the company driving human progress through technology?
Dell EMC are seeking a Technical Design Architect. The successful candidate
will be responsible for delivering high-quality technical consultanc
services- including solution design- either in stand-alone consultin
engagements or as a member of a large project team.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Author infrastructure architecture for programs- projects and initiatives.
Develop logical- conceptual and physical architectural models.
Communicate architectural decisions- plans- goals and strategies to project teams.
Gain organisational commitment for enterprise level architecture and initiatives.
Oversee all technical aspects of implementations of end-to-end integrated systems.
Initiate and deliver technology evaluations and recommendations.
Review new and existing program/project architecture for compliance with IT standards- policies and architectural plans.
Support business and IT strategic planning.
Support Enterprise Architecture Governance processes.
Solves difficult problems with effective solutions using rigorous logic and methods.
Architect- Design and implement health check operations.
Resolve and troubleshoot technical issues on complex global technologies/services.
Be able to participate in significant projects in parallel.
Experience of working with application discovery and profiling solutions
Experience in the complete lifecycle of software projects and be able to communicate it to stakeholders.
Experience of working with application discovery solutions.
Experience of Cloud architectures and models.
Experience of evaluating and integrating several On-premise and Cloud solutions.
Understanding of SAAS- IAAS and PAAS models of software architecture.
Understanding of application virtualisation and cloud Authentication and Authorisation.
Knowledge of the Dell EMC solution & application infrastructure development methods.
Experience of using Testing tools and Leads code reviews- testing processes- and certification of software.
Experience of using infrastructure- application discovery and dependency mapping tools.
Experience of DELL EMC technologies including operational requirements (backup- DR- storage- network- user geography).
Knowledge of operating model transformation.
Experience of developing and managing budgets and business cases.
Languages & Development Tools such as Visual Basic- C++- JCL- PL/SQL.
Experience of databases SQL migrations.
Our people are the most critical component of our long-term success and their
health and wellbeing are our priority. You will enjoy a comprehensive- locally
competitive benefits package.
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.
Job Family: Remote Job ID: R93958
Principal Enterprise Architect
Dell Technologies combines the power of 7 technology leaders that are
committed to this vision. Helping our customers transform the way they do
business in 4 fundamental ways; Digital Transformation- IT Transformation-
Workforce Transformation and Security Transformation. These transformations
are realized through; gaining new capabilities- reinventing processes-
strengthen security and creating new value that could change the game. At Dell
Technologies we service customers across 180 countries including 98 percent
of the Fortune 500 with the industry`s most comprehensive and innovative
portfolio from edge to the core to cloud.
The role of the Principal Enterprise Architect is to help manage the overal
transformation outcomes on behalf of Dell Technologies and the client- provid
a single point of accountability- and leverage the delivery and solutio
capabilities of the Strategically Aligned Businesses (SAB) while workin
alongside the Dell Technologies and SAB stakeholders in deliverin
The Principal Enterprise Architect role combines vertical industry expertise
and application knowledge- a broad range of consulting capabilities- and
innovative business and technology solutions to help companies harness the
value of information across the enterprise. The Principal Enterprise Architect
(P-EA) provides innovative thought- strategic guidance- and technology
expertise to help clients exploit information to its maximum potential and
accelerate their journey to cloud computing models. Taking an application-
centric perspective the position should be able to differentiate Dell
Technologies on our ability to deliver tangible business results through the
generation of actionable strategy and design- followed by driving and managing
execution with our clients- to enable them to transform and exploit the
benefits of strategically digitizing their business.
The P-EA provides this support to an assigned account or set of accounts in a
given geography. He/she works closely with their sales team and customers to
create strategic account plans that are rooted in as-a-service technologies-
next-generation applications- and data analytics. The P-EA builds credibility
and challenges traditional customer thinking to sell a long-term vision as
opposed to pointed solutions. The P-EA should be able to provide technical
thought leadership for the account`s CTO- enterprise architects- application
developers- engineering- and operations teams.
_What you`ll be doing:_
Develop- build and maintains relationships with key customer decision makers and influencers: include CxO- enterprise architects- application development teams and senior management in operations and engineering.
Cultivate and foster a world class account team across the 7 strategically aligned businesses- including global services- partners- channels and corporate support groups.
Provides technical leadership and direction to the customer and internal staff.
Works with peer group to create- maintain and regularly communicate an account technology plan. The plan includes future state architectures- tactical initiatives and milestones and business relevant technology solutions.
Researches and communicates technology- industry and market trends and provides guidance on their application to customers and feedback of business requirements back into the appropriate SAB|s engineering and marketing organizations.
Researches competitive frameworks and solutions to adequately address and dispel customer objections that arise in a sales campaign.
Presents and markets the technical design and business value of proposed Dell Technology solution and business case to customers- prospects- and internal sales management.
Collaborative with the sales team to qualify opportunities regarding customer technical requirements- competition- decision-making process and funding.
_Skills & Experience you bring: _
10+ yrs of IT or Digital Transformation within Fortune 500 or similar companies`
Ability to work at CxO level to build strategies for Enterprise Architectures
First-hand working knowledge of Enterprise Architecture practices- stacks- and styles
Executive presence- influence and ability to collaborate & motivate across the organization
Internally and externally recognized as a key and influential leader
Understands Technology vs. Business Impact
Leadership & Relationship Building Experience
Strong Business & Financial Acumen
Influence Based Leadership- comfortable leading through ambiguity
Creative & Critical Thinking
_Demonstrated mastery in one or more of the following domains- with working
proficiency across all domains:_
IT Strategic Planning
IT Governance (ITIL- DevOps- SRE- COBIT- NIST- ISO)
Process & Data Mapping- Value Chain discovery
Software Development Lifecycle
Requirements Elicitation- Organization- and Prioritization
Traditional Application Development (object-oriented- functional)
Cloud Native & 12 Factor Application Development
Data Modeling- Analysis & Administration (big data- NoSQL- relational database- ETL- event-driven)
IT Infrastructure methodologies
IT Automation- Orchestration & Self-Service based models.
IT Security & Risk Management
Job Family: Engineering Job ID: R48269
Principal Engineer- Solutions Architecture
Location: London- UK
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.
Principal Engineer- Solutions Architecture
The CI/HCI Solution Architect is responsible for the installation
configuration- and integration of VxBlock- VxRack and VxRail systems. This i
a customer facing role- also responsible for customer low level configuratio
workshops- factory logical configuration- and installation and configuratio
of additional products and components with Vblock systems.
Conduct Logical Configuration Survey calls with clients- recommending designs based on customer requirements and equipment purchased
Factory logical configuration of Vblock systems.
Installation of VxBlock- VxRack and VxRail systems on-site at customer locations
Configuration of VxBlock- VxRack and VxRail components- including but not limited to Cisco UCS- Cisco C-class servers- vSphere- UIM- Windows- Linux
Comprehensive backup and testing of all installed VxBlock components
Responsible for implementing- supporting and toubleshooting the upgrades of data centres built using DELL EMC converged and hyper converged infrastructure. He/She should have expert knowledge in implementing & Supporting one or more of the technology domains such as data centre networking- unified data center storage infrastructure- VMware virtualization & Cisco UCS compute infrastructure
In-depth Knowledge Transfer of VxBlock- VxRail and VxRail systems to customers
Hardware- software and firmware upgrades of VxBlock- VxRack and VxRail systems and components
Preparation and completion of required pre and post deployment documentation
Mentoring of CI/HCI partners in VxBlock- VxRack and VxRail technology and deployment
Cross-training in all VxBlock components and technologies to be able to perform tasks in one or both of storage and networking alongside primary virtualization skillset.
Sales or pre-sales support and qualification
Cisco UCS qualifications and experience.
Experienced in delivering converged and hyper converged systems
6 – 10 years` experience with VMware/Hyper-V- Enterprise Virtualization technologies. This experience should include planning- deployment- configuration and administration
The ideal candidate will have deep technical expertise in the use of data centre products and their use in the design of converged infrastructure through network- compute- storage and virtualization architecture. In addition- IT people/process consulting knowledge and experience- understanding of data centre physical requirements specific to power- cooling- cabling etc.
Experience installing and configuring vSphere- Windows- Linux- rack and chassis based servers
Certified to deliver Isilon- VPLEX- RecoverPoint.
Knowledge of vCloud Director- SRM- vCenter Operations desirable
Working knowledge of storage products and services from DellEMC.
Working knowledge of network protocols
Strong problem solving skills.
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Professional- dependable- and flexible team player.
Must work well under pressure
Experienced in management of vendors for hardware and software support and warranties.
Have the ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time.
Proficiency in hardware- software and/or operating systems environments.
Ability to work effectively with senior management.
Understanding of ITIL foundations
Willingness to travel and spend time away from home on a regular basis
Willingness to participate in weekend work as required as part of a roster for scheduled work (not on-call)
Closing date: August 27th 2019
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.
If you`re ready to become an expert in some of the tech world`s most
innovative offerings- this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.
Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all
employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of
discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on
business needs- job requirements and individual qualifications- without regard
to race- color- religion or belief- national- social or ethnic origin- sex
(including pregnancy)- age- physical- mental or sensory disability- HIV
Status- sexual orientation- gender identity and/or expression- marital- civil
union or domestic partnership status- past or present military service- family
medical history or genetic information- family or parental status- or any
other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we
operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of
these characteristics. Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Dell here.
Job Family: Professional-Services Engineering Job ID: R81282