Data Center Field Solutions Architect

3 months ago
Requisition ID
2017-1696
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
US-NJ | US-NY | US-MA

About PCM

Providing IT solutions nationally since 1987, PCM, Inc. is an industry recognized, publicly traded, value-added reseller and systems integrator. Fully accredited and authorized by major manufacturers including Apple, Cisco, Dell, HP Inc., HPE, Lenovo, Microsoft, Symantec, VMware and 1500 others, PCM offers product and service solutions to mid-market and enterprise level businesses. 

 

With annual sales of $2B+, $800M+ in Microsoft licensing revenue, 3000+ employees and over 400,000 products available, PCM is more than an IT provider: we are a trusted technology partner for thousands of businesses across the country specializing in cloud, data center, mobility, networking, security, and software solutions.

PCM: The right technology, delivered!

Overview

The technology focus in this area is specifically on the HP portfolio of storage and server systems and storage and virtualization.  A qualified candidate will possess presales engineering experience architecting solutions encompassing server and storage technologies. The Solutions Architect will work as part of an architect team to leverage subject-matter-experts outside of their specific area of expertise, and function as a subject-matter-expert in architecture design of HP storage solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical expertise in analyzing client’s requirements, recommending solutions, and assisting sales and other engineers with development of proposals, quotations, and presentations.
  • Responsible for technical sales cycle working closely with Account Executives/Sales Team, with a focus on leveraging HP systems and storage portfolio.
  • Develop high-level professional relationships with customer
  • Identify opportunities and able to provide the following expertise: Product selection, configuration and sizing
  • Ability to translate a design concept into a working diagram
  • Manage work completion to engineering milestones by ensuring that development, integration, test and production environments are all in sync; implement revision change control
  • Support and maintain communication and project workflow amongst engineering teams involved
  • RFP response and sales support
  • Conduct advanced and complex solution architecture
  • Provide high level product demonstrations, facilitate proof-of-concepts
  • Ability to Travel 30-50%

Qualifications

  • Minimum 8 years Information technology experience, including architecture and design/implementation experience with multiple storage solutions
  • Previous VAR experience highly preferred
  • Demonstrated presentation and communication skills
  • HP Storage Systems experience to include 3Par, high-end P-series and X-series
  • HP Configuration Management
  • Server Systems experience with HP Server portfolio and HP CloudSystem
  • Experience with other Enterprise SAN Storage solutions a plus - to include Dell, EMC, Nimble, Nutanix and NetApp Experience with multiple operating systems such as Unix, Linux and Windows
  • Excellent Problem solving skills and self-starter attitude
  • Desire to expand upon existing technical skills and stay current on certifications
  • HP Storage ASE Required

 

Why work for PCM?

We offer an environment for career-driven individuals seeking to make a solid contribution to our company objectives and their own career enhancement. If you want to work in a challenging, performance-based environment and be rewarded for your efforts, then PCM is the place to build your career.

 

 

PCM Offers:

 

We offer an environment for career-driven individuals seeking to make a solid contribution to our company objectives and their own career enhancement. If you want to work in a challenging, performance-based environment and be rewarded for your efforts, then PCM is the place to build your career.

 

PCM offers a competitive base salary, bonus, 401K with a company match and medical/dental benefits as well as an Employee Purchase Plan, company sponsored discount programs and paid time off.    

 

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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