VMware NSX Solution Architect in Pittsburgh, PA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/24/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  833855

Please email your updated resume and availability to discuss the position further to Anna Morrow at amorrow@apexsystems.com for consideration.

Job Title: Solutions Architect

Duration: 3 months

Location: Pittsburgh PA

Skills Required: VMware NSX

Project scope:

  • Review current environment and consult with customer, review / provide best practice methodology, day to day administration tasks.
  • Looking for someone who is familiar administering and implementing VMware NSX. 

General Summary:

  • The solutions architect will be responsible for designing, documenting and maintaining the storage and/or the backup/restore infrastructure in order to meet agreed upon SLAs. 
  • Additionally, the architect will be responsible for modifying EMC’s measuring and reporting tools as required for customer SLA sign-off. 
  • The architect will integrate EMC’s operational best practices in order to merge the customer’s storage operations with the storage managed services run book. 
  • The architect will be required to maintain a strong knowledge of emerging storage technologies and to provide input to the EMC team and customer regarding continuous improvement opportunities.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Shares ownership of operational responsibility for storage provisioning and availability at the customer site(s) with the storage delivery manager.  Provisions storage based on standardized procedures detailed in the operational run book and to meet customer agreed upon SLAs.
  • Provides technical leadership and is responsible for the delivery of the technical architectural design, strategies and plans that will be delivered in an engagement.
  • Translate high-level requirements into specific designs for large-scale, high-performance storage systems and distributed computing environments.
  • Design steps will include requirements analysis, performance analysis, benchmarking and bandwidth analysis, detailed design of the system.
  • Equipment integration steps include system configuration, system component testing, network testing, benchmarking, test procedure development and system integration.
  • Other tasks may include creating and maintaining bill of materials and interconnect diagrams, supporting site surveys and facility work in preparation of delivery of hardware to sites, helping with the resolution of system issues at deployed sites, and developing the appropriate documentation.

Skills:

  • Strong storage systems knowledge (DAS, SAN, NAS, hierarchical storage systems, RAID, fibre channel) and backup/restore technologies
  • Working knowledge of network architectures and protocols a plus
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Analytical ability
  • Project management skills
  • Strong technical aptitude

Education Required:  Bachelors (Tech) or equivalent

Experience required:  6-8 years in storage and/or backup systems design, integration and testing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.