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Storage Architect - Data Center in Milpitas, CA at ePlus

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

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Job Description

Job Purpose:

As an Architect, you will develop or leads teams developing design and implementation projects for local and global enterprise customers. You will provide assessments and design deployment and implementation services of multi-vendor solutions in a Data Center environment.

  • Work with project teams to design and implement customer solutions based on the customers requirements consulting with the ePlus pre-sales engineering team
  • Engage various manufacturer engineering resources for lab access and design assistance
  • Assist the pre-sales team in developing and securing new opportunities
  • Act as an escalation point or subject matter expert for ePlus Engineers and Consultants
    • Escalate issues to other team members, as needed
  • Stay current on new technologies and products in the related fields
  • Maintain multiple advanced manufacturer specific advanced certifications. i.e.: VCP, VCIX or VCAP, NCIE, and RHCE
  • Complete additional relevant certifications, as recommended or assigned by supervisor
  • Work with local and national engineering teams to develop new delivery standards and documentation


Job Knowledge/Skills:

  • Excellent customer service skills on phone and in person
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to think and come up with solutions quickly
  • PowerShell or other development /Scripting Knowledge
  • Must be fully knowledgeable and able to design and plan, implement and support IT solutions using two or more of the following technologies and vendors:
    • VMware /Server Virtualization Experience
    • Cisco UCS / Fabric Interconnect /Converged Infrastructure Storage
    • Pure or NetApp Storage ( Preferably both )

We’d love it if you knew about:

  • Hyperconverged technologies (Nutanix and/or Hyperflex)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Publish Cloud Architecture with AWS and Azure
  • Storage Area Networks (SAN)
  • Internal and Cloud Backup

Education and Experience:

  • 6+ years of hands on experience in IT
  • 4-year College degree preferred
  • At least one of the following with a preference for multiple industry-recognized certifications. i.e.: CCIE, VCP, NACP, CISSP

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. At this time, ePlus will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.



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