Data Center Principal Engineer in Jackson, MS

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

ConvergeOne   •  

Jackson, MS 39298

Industry: Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 42 days ago


The Data Center Principal Engineer leads Data Center solutions projects based on Cisco technologies. Assignments include consulting, implementing, documenting, migrating datacenter solutions and leading other datacenter engineers.


  • Plans, configures deploys, troubleshoots complex infrastructure technologies
  • Works with customers and other Data Center Solutions architects in planning and designing highly successful Data Center environments
  • Works with customers to align technology to their business opportunities and needs in context of their Data Center strategy
  • Assists in delivering consulting engagements, working with distributed sales teams along with deployment team members
  • Demonstrates command of the Data Center technologies and other ecosystem solutions
  • Masters a deep technical knowledge and possesses the communication skills and organizational agility to guide customers through Data Center integration projects and must also be able to perform the hands-on technical solution design work on his/her own
  • Identifies solution system interfaces, constraints, scope, cost, risks and value
  • Utilizes knowledge of architectural design and documentation
  • Creates, reviews, or evaluates technical bills of material
  • Creates, reviews, or evaluates solution quotes
  • Creates, reviews, or evaluates technical Scopes of Work
  • Creates, reviews, or evaluates technical Levels of Effort
  • Stays up to date with Data Center technologies (compute, storage, Data Ccenter switching and Virtualization)
  • Stays up to date with Data Center manufacturers programs and promotions

Additional Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership and technical mentorship


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of documented corporate IT experience in Datacenter solutions is required
  • 5 Solid experience in Cisco Nexus product line (deployments, administration and troubleshoot)
  • 5 Solid Experience in Cisco UCS product line (deployments, administration and troubleshoot)
  • Solid Experience in Cisco MDS product line (deployments, administration and troubleshoot)
  • Virtualization experience is required
  • Candidate must also have excellent communication, interpersonal, troubleshooting and customer service skills
  • Additionally the candidate must thrive in a fast-paced environment and balance multiple projects at once
  • Proactive approach to organization and problem solving

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • Nexus 9k is a plus
  • Cisco ACI is a plus
  • Storage arrays experience is a plus
  • Python, Powershell and other scripting experience a plus
  • CliQr, vRA or UCSD experience a plus

Valid Through: 2019-11-2