General Information

Req #
Career area:
Information Technology
Monday, January 29, 2024
Additional Locations
* Japan

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. 

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a Fortune 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re in 180 countries, working with 63,000 brilliant colleagues and counting. And we’re known for the world’s most complete portfolio of smart technology, from devices to software to infrastructure.

With our ingenuity, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future. 

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Description and Requirements

Job Description

a. Introduction to the Business Unit & Role:
Lenovo Professional Services is a pool of highly skilled, experienced IT engineering resources that:
  • Improves business solutions for x86 servers, network, and data center services
  • Focuses on solving the customer's business problem by architecting, designing, delivering, installing, optimizing, and providing skills transfers for Lenovo solutions & appliances which helps to sell Lenovo servers, storage, switches, appliances as well as other advanced Lenovo services.
The Lenovo Professional Services Technical Consultant:
  • Implements and delivers advanced solution/appliance services around Lenovo products.
  • Performs IT optimization studies and recommends strategies
  • Operates onsite (includes travels) or remotely 
  • Works collaboratively, complementary with hardware sales team, technical sales (presales) team and Business Partners
  • Works on a billable basis (customer paid projects)
b. A short description to the job role :
The candidate is expected to work effectively in providing technical delivery services in the areas of Lenovo platforms and solutions. This person will be responsible for engagements involving architecture and delivery of solutions around System x servers, ThinkSystems, ThinkAgile, Bladecenter, FlexSystem and appliances involving Virtualization, System Networking, Converged Infrastructure (ie. Nutanix, Azure Stack HCI/S2D, VSAN), Cloud (Azure Stack, VMware etc), Storage (Netapp) and Storage/Data migration Services and so on. The engagements comprises of performance analysis/ tuning Lenovo System x servers including complex and advanced system configurations. The job responsibilites involve setup, Implement and provide knowledge transfer on the mentioned infrastucture and network technologies. Troubleshoot, resolve and advise on complex system, virtualization and network issues. 

At least 5 years of the following experience:
1. Experience on x86 server installation, troublehsooting and performance tuning. Knowledde on CPU/memory/RAID/flash storage/Blade/Data Center technologies/Converged Infrastructure and solutions from IBM/Lenovo/HP/DELL/Cisco UCS etc. 
2. Experience on Server Virtualization like Vmware, Hyper-V and KVM. 
3. Experience in Hyper Converged Infrastructure (ie. Nutanix, Azure Stack HCI/S2D, VSAN) appliance implemention and deployment skills
4. Experience in Storage (Netapp Ontap) appliance implementation and deployment skills. Storage and data Migration service skills and knowledge on Netapp Ontap is a key requirement.
5. Knowledge on Hybrid Cloud (Azure Stack, Redhat, Openstack) 
6. Experience in Linux (ie. Suse & RHEL) and Windows
7. Experience in SAP HANA appliance implementaion, design and deployment is a plus
8. System Management related skills, eg. IPMI/SNMP
9. Parallel file system, GPFS is preferred, GlusterFS/Ceph is a plus
10. Basic networking and storage skills
11. Good knowledge of Visio, Excel and PowerPoint
12. Very good hands-on technical skills and problem solving skills
13. Should have strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and Japanese
14. Ability to multi-task and travel to meet delivery timelines.

Additional Locations
* Japan
* Japan