Job Description Advisor, Solution Architecture Competitive Salary Location: Germany Remote The Converged Platform Solution Division (CPSD) of Dell EMC invented converged infrastructure and became a billion-dollar global market leader in under 5 years. With expansion into high growth markets such as Hyper-Converged Infrastructure, PAAS and IAAS, CPSD is leading the charge once more as customers look for strategic partnerships to help them digitally transform. We have evolved our strategy to have the industry's broadest CI/HCI portfolios from Blocks, to Racks and Appliances. As part of Dell EMC, we are innovating at increased speed to deliver on speed to value implementations of IT transformation for our customers. We are investing in people who are as Software Engineer and enjoy the challenge of building a career within a dynamic and evolving global technology organization- bring your ideas, creativity and ambition to CPSD. Success happens here and we want you to be a part of it. Key Responsibilities: The CPSD Solution Architect (Storage) is responsible for the installation, configuration, and integration of Vblock systems. This is a customer facing role, also responsible for customer low level configuration workshops, factory logical configuration, and installation and configuration of additional products and components with Vblock systems Responsibilities: Conduct Logical Configuration Survey calls with clients, recommending designs based on customer requirements and equipment purchased Factory logical configuration of Vblock systems. Installation of Vblock systems on-site at customer locations Configuration of Vblock storage components, including but not limited to VNXe, VNX, VMAX 10K/20K/40K, Powerpath, MDS Comprehensive backup and testing of all installed Vblock components In-depth Knowledge Transfer of Vblock Systems to customers Hardware, software and firmware upgrades of Vblock systems and components Preparation and completion of required pre and post deployment documentation Mentoring of CPSD partners in Vblock technology and deployment Cross-training in all Vblock components and technologies Sales or pre-sales support and qualification Essential requirements: EMC Proven Professional Specialist Level or equivalent 5-10 years industry experience: design, install, configure, support Experience installing and configuring EMC storage arrays VNX, VMAX, Powerpath, Cisco MDS or equivalent Familiarity with EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions: Recoverpoint, Avamar, Data Domain, and Vplex Working knowledge of VMware virtualization 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. Desired requirements: Mentoring/Coaching skills Understanding of ITIL foundations Benefits 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.