Advisor, Solutions Architect -CI/HCI (Network)

Dell EMC - Cairo

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Experience Needed:
More than 5 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
English, French, German
1 open position
About the Job
  • 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.
  • We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Advisor on our CIHCI Solution Architect team in Cairo.
  • When our customers are looking for IT consulting expertise, where else would they turn but to the company driving human progress through technology? Our Solutions Architecture team within Professional Services are experts in package customization and integration as well as total, end-to-end solutions in targeted industry segments.
  • After thorough consultation with our customers and careful analysis, we develop new IT systems or replace existing systems that support customers’ strategic, operational and financial goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct Logical Configuration Survey calls with clients, recommending designs based on customer requirements and equipment purchased
  • Factory logical configuration of CI/HCI systems.
  • Installation of Vxblock/VxRack systems on-site at customer locations
  • Configuration of Vxblock components, including but not limited to Dell Power edge, Cisco UCS, Cisco C-class servers, vSphere, UIM, Windows, Linux
  • Comprehensive backup and testing of all installed Vxblock/VxRack components
  • In-depth Knowledge Transfer of CI/HCI Systems to customers
  • Hardware, software and firmware upgrades of CI/HCI systems and components
  • Preparation and completion of required pre and post deployment documentation
  • Mentoring of partners in CI/HCI technology and deployment
  • Cross-training in all CI/HCI components and technologies
  • Sales or pre-sales support and qualification
Job Requirements

Essential Requirements

  • Experience with Dell EMC Storage products (Unity, VMAX, Scale IO, Isilon), VMware Vsphere
  • Cisco UCS, Dell Power edge
  • Minimum 5 years industry experience: design, install, configure, support
  • Configuration of Vblock networking components, including but not limited to Cisco Nexus 5k, Nexus 7K, Nexus 9K Nexus 1000V, 3750, 3560, and UCS.
  • Integration of Vblock networking components into customer environments
  • Implementing, administrating and troubleshooting common TCP/IP based services, including NTP, DNS, SSL, SSH, services, etc.
  • Experience with network protocols
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills - Professional, dependable, and flexible team player.
  • Must work well under pressure
  • Proficiency in hardware, software and/or operating systems environments.
  • Ability to work effectively with senior management.
  • Mentoring/Coaching skills
  • Travel up to 50%
  • CCNP DC Certification

Desirable Requirements

  • NSX hands-on experience
  • Third language is a plus, German or French is preferred.
  • VCP 6 or later Certification
  • CCIE Certification

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 at the top of your game when it comes to IT consulting, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

Closing date: November 2018.

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