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San Felice, Segrate
Additional locations:
AE - Dubai
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Working time:

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Description and Requirements

We are looking for a Software Defined Infrastructure and Cloud Architect to join our Business Unit team covering the EMEA region, with focus on Middle east and Africa. Preferred location is Dubai UAE.

You are responsible for ensuring the technical success of the Lenovo Cloud Platforms with customers and channel partners. You must have a drive to develop new accounts and new use cases, and we will ensure you receive unrivaled support from engineering, marketing, and product development to exceed your sales goals.
We are looking for an engineer that has the degree in sales – It means that we expect you to have deep technical skills on Cloud providers to be able to follow on a technical level with clients and at the same time have focus on the commercial side
Have commercial experience with cloud providers in the region is seen as essential

Your responsibilities:

Be the trusted advisor for customers and partners as they look to adopt cloud platforms; build relationships with your counterparts in the markets, at customers and partners
Demonstrate technical leadership of IT infrastructure including, siloed, converged, hyperconverged architectures, Cloud and Edge technologies
Enable market sales community and channel partners on Lenovo SDI and Cloud solutions. (Why – Where – What)
Work with local sales & technical team to run evaluations, benchmarks, system configurations, and system installations, and migrations with end users
Be a subject matter expert for one of our supported applications:
o Cloud architectures and providers technology (Azure, Amazon, Google)
o Big Data (e.g., Splunk, Hadoop)
o General purpose Windows workloads
o General purpose Linux workloads
o Hyperconverged Ifrastructure (Nutanix, Vmware VSAN, Microsoft ASHCI, Datacore, Scale Computing)
o Knowledge in Networking
o Knowledge of Dockers, Containers, Orchestration
Work closely with engineering and product management to define product requirements and usability.

Required Skills & Experience - What you will bring:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology
Be a passionate, persuasive, articulate Cloud professional capable of quickly establishing interest and credibility in how to design, deploy and operate cloud based Architectures. Strong written, verbal and whiteboard skills
Minimum 10 years of experience supporting sales of enterprise storage, networking, virtualization, or systems solution to large enterprise accounts
Thorough understanding of architecture, design, and implementation of modern IT systems
5+ years of experience in enterprise applications, solutions and data center infrastructures (in any three of the following infrastructure technologies):
o Storage, including array-based replication (e.g., Pure, EMC, NetApp)
o VMware virtualization, including vCloud Director, vRealize, vSAN, and VXRail
o Microsoft HyperV and Azure Stack
o Networking: Cisco CCNA / CCNP, Arista, Mellanox
o Puppet, Chef, and/or Ansible
o Deploying Applications in Amazon AWS
o Disaster Recovery Capability with RHEL, RecoveryPoint, VMware SRM, Azure Stack, and/or Storage replication
o Comfort within a Linux environment (RHEL or Debian)
o Understanding of scripting technologies like Python, Perl, and/or Powershell
Ability to work with team members from around the globe / experience working with off-shore models
Relevant Industry certifications such as Microsoft Azure, Vmware VSAN/VCF or Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Exposure and working level knowledge of working with and interfacing to global delivery teams
Good business judgment, a comfortable, open communication style, and a willingness and ability to work with customers and teams.
Fluent in English, Arabic or other languages is an advantage
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