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Thursday, March 3, 2022
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Additional Locations: 
* Essen - North Rhine-Westphalia - Deutschland
* Stuttgart - Baden-Wurttemberg - Deutschland
* Vienna - Vienna - Österreich
* Zürich - Zurich - Schweiz

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

As Principal Consultant, you will report to EMEA Professional Services Director in Lenovo Infrastructure Solutions Group. You will participate in weekly collaborative planning calls and meetings with key GAT and EMEA and market level stakeholders. 

We are looking for individuals with primary expertise in HCI, Storage, and Hybrid Cloud technologies, You are not expected to be the expert in all these areas, but you will have a cursory understanding and will know which experts to engage. The ideal candidate will bring a “drive for results” attitude to construct innovative value and solutions for our customers. Exposure to larger organizations and experience in both public and private companies are essential, as is consulting and or senior management experiences. 

What will You do:

  • Build personal relationships with Sales SMEs and C-Level customers to ensure early engagement in customers’ problem-and-solution determination process.
  • Represent service offerings during the sales cycle, including project scoping, proposal development, and presenting proposals to clients.  This includes HCI, Storage, and Hybrid Cloud solutions, and beyond to encompass all aspects DC Transformation, including data and application migration, VDI, IoT, AI etc.
  • Facilitate strategy, roadmap, design, and planning workshops.
  • Assist with the creation and development of solution offerings, and participating and supporting in sales education, marketing activities, or related activities.
  • Support the building and leveraging of an ecosystem of internal technical specialists and partner capability to design end-to-end solutions for our customers.
  • Ensure customer expectations are appropriately set and managed.
  • Lead technical project teams in the delivery of consulting service offerings.
  • Directly, or via an assigned Project Manager, driving and managing the objectives, requirements gathering, and from time to time project tasks to ensure engagements are delivered successfully and on time while meeting the business objectives.
  • Maintain a broad knowledge and understanding of the current and anticipated future state of the IT infrastructure marketplace including IT infrastructure trends, technologies, and standards.
  • Train and mentor consultants and sales specialists in core solution areas.

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What you will bring (position requirements): 

  • 10+ years of experience with high end data center technologies and IT industry.
  • Experience in designing and selling solutions around VMWare with with broad awareness of other technologies, e.g. HCI Solutions, Storage and Data migration, Hybrid cloud
  • Ability to work effectively cross-culturally across teams in EMEA (and potentially US, and Asia)
  • Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, and presentation.
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Undergraduate BSEE or BSCE degree, or equivalent.

What We Will Offer You: 

• An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forward thinking IT companies. 

• Flat structures and fast decision-making processes.

• A modern and flexible way of working to combine personal and professional life, working from home.

• An international team with a high focus on Gender Diversity.

• Attractive compensation package. 


When applying for this position, please send your CV (including covering letter and references) via our Online-Tool.

At Lenovo we are proud to be an equal opportunity company. This vacancy certainly applies for people with disabilities, too.

* Essen - North Rhine-Westphalia - Deutschland, * Stuttgart - Baden-Wurttemberg - Deutschland, * Vienna - Vienna - Österreich, * Zürich - Zurich - Schweiz