Solutions Architect in Cambridge, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/26/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  816851

If you would like to persue this opportunity please contact Chris Nelson at cnelson@apexsystems.com

Job Title: Storage Solutions Architect

Location: Cambridge, MA

Duration: 8 month contract with possible extension

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides technical and/or business consultative leadership during the pre-sales and/or post-sales cycle.
  • Provides technical or business analytical leadership for specific product groups or business objectives in order to engage the customer or implement and maintain an engagement.
  • Development of strategies, policies and best practices through participation in management meetings and other direct contributions.
  • Working on code upgrades and verify that the code levels will interact with the environment.
  • Involved with Capacity Planning from a usage, utilization and performance perspective.
  • Develops and cultivates strong customer relationships ensuring a ''Customers for Life'' relationship.
  • May hold responsibility for achieving Bar of Excellence as the highest level of Customer Satisfaction for every customer.
  • EMC Proven Professional Certification desired.
  • Adheres to proper escalation and change control procedures.
  • Prepares, maintains and submits activity/progress reports and time recording/management reports in accordance with published procedures.
  • Stays current on technical specifications for hardware/software requirements of client and industry products and solutions through professional associations, trade journals, networking, and associated training and seminars.
  • Supports the design and development of the technical content defined in the statement of work.
  • Designs the client solution and supports the installation, customization, and integration of the solution.
  • Prepares technical architectural and implementation design documents and works with the project management to develop the implementation plan.
  • Works closely with the project management to define project deliverables and schedules.
  • Helps to identify and leverage client and partner resources in order to satisfy the technical needs and objectives of the implementation.
  • Participates, as needed, as a technical expert in the pre-sales qualification and is responsible for the delivery of the technical architectural design, strategies and plans that will be a delivered in the engagement.
  • May be responsible for the creation of proposals that address current and evolving client requirements.
  • May be responsible for the creation of proposals that address current and evolving client requirements.
  • Participates in requirements gathering for project engagements.
  • Leads project quality assurance activities, including performing technical reviews on components for a team and performing reviews of code documentation.

SKILLS

  • 7+ years of industry experience required.
  • 5+ yrs of Solutions Architect experience with EMC storage products (specialties in NAS and Isilon product)
  • Building processes, procedures, best practices.
  • Experience expanding frames within the environment.
  • Will be working on the code upgrades, interfacing with the customer and executive sponsors, verify that the code levels will interact with the environment and capacity planning (usage, utilization and performance)
  • Organizational skills.
  • Analytical ability.
  • Project management skills.
  • Strong technical aptitude.
  • Proficiency in hardware, software and/or operating systems environments.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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