Sr. Converged Infrastructure Engineer - AWS Hybrid

5 - 7 years experience  •  Software

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18
Dallas, TX
5 - 7 years experience
Software
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18

Sr. Converged Infrastructure Engineer - AWS Hybrid

Description

As a nationally recognized IT solutions provider with an over 35-year history of success, Sirius is known for cultivating the best talent, providing a positive work environment, and offering a compensation and benefits package designed to help our employees thrive both personally and professionally. We deliver best-of-breed IT solutions from the world's top technology innovators, including Checkpoint, Cisco, Citrix, DellEMC, F5, FireEye, HDS, HP, IBM, NetApp, Nutanix, Palo Alto, VMware, and many more. If you want to work with the Brightest Minds in the Business, contact us today.

Position Summary:
The primary purpose of this position is to support the Sirius Sales team by providing both pre-sales support and post-sales implementation services for AWS products and services to new and existing customers. This position is also responsible for qualifying, designing, and proposing a wide range of technology solutions for Sirius’ customers.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities
PRE-SALES
• Provides Sirius Sales Team with pre-sales activities in educating clients about Sirius products to protect and grow revenue within the assigned account base
• Prepares and delivers client presentations
• Provides product demonstration to include implementation/migration planning
• Reviews client hardware configuration to ensure client meets necessary requirements for product upgrades
• Develops solutions based on analysis of business and technical requirements
• Develops architecture and design of projects
• Develops product Bill of Material (BoM) based on client requirements
• Responsible for developing professional services estimates in support of client projects
• Interfaces with other Sirius engineers to design and configure complex customer solution packages which integrate/multiple products and services
• Technology Enablement Center (TEC) demonstration/briefings
• Develops project scope to include work services estimate, services, resource assignments and allocations, and statements of work for assigned projects
• Prepares sales quotations and technical responses to Request of Quotation (RFQs) & Request for Information (RFIs) and Request for Proposals (RFPs)
• Displays skill in building and strengthening business relationships to assist with maintaining superior customer satisfaction survey results
• Serves as mentor/mentee to provide/receive technical guidance and knowledge to/from other engineers and sales team members
• Pursues vendor certifications to maintain a superior level of technical and product knowledge


POST-SALES
• Installs, maintains, upgrades, and troubleshoots cloud-based solutions, including but not limited to enterprise-level AWS services such as EC2, S3, etc.
• Assesses client workloads and technology landscape for cloud suitability
• Develops business cases and cloud adoption roadmaps
• Defines migration strategy to move workflows to cloud
• Designs the overall Virtual Private Cloud VPC environment including server instances, storage instances, subnets, availability zones, etc.
• Designs the AWS network architecture including VPN connectivity between regions and subnets
• Designs HA / DR cloud strategies
• Provides research, problem solving, technical support, and general maintenance of client relationship
• Manages solution Quality Assurance (QA) tasks for all projects delivered against assigned project deliverables
• Provides project coordination duties for assigned projects to include providing detailed implementation/migration planning to client, knowing and meeting client timetable, coordinating vendor installations, etc. Facilitates communication between product team members. Proactively monitors and reports status of project efforts, anticipates, and identifies issues that inhibit the attainment of project goals and implements corrective actions
• Develops and reviews advanced technical manuals for standard install processes that are directly related to specialization and discipline on the job as needed
• Develops and reviews project scope to include work services estimate, services, resource assignments and allocations, and statements of work for assigned projects
• Security is every employee’s responsibility. If you are aware of a security related vulnerability or non-compliance with the Information Security Policy or Employee Handbook you must report it to the Corporate Security Team, Human Resources, or a member of Senior Management.
• Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as other required training identified by the Human Resources department. HIPAA or other regulatory training may be required based on your role or assignment.
• Security is every employee’s responsibility. If you are aware of a security related vulnerability or non-compliance with the Information Security Policy or Employee Handbook you must report it to the Corporate Security Team, Human Resources, or a member of Senior Management.
• Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as other required training identified by the Human Resources department. HIPAA or other regulatory training may be required based on your role or assignment.









Requirements Position Requirements
Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications, Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a related field
• At least five (5) years Information Technology work experience, including technical experience with enterprise-level AWS services
• AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, Professional
• AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Professional

Other Position Requirements
• Demonstrated ability to perform technical skills/knowledge transfer to client
• Demonstrated communication and presentation skills
• Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision, independently, and/or as a member of a project team
• Demonstrated ability to multitask

Preferred Qualifications:
• Previous technical presales experience
• Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNP) or higher certification
• Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDP) or higher certification
• MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure
• AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty
• MCSD: Azure Solutions Architect
• Previous consulting experience
• Demonstrated knowledge of Networking Professional Services project estimation and scoping experience
• Experience with Netformx DesignXpert
• Experience with Cisco Commerce Workspace (CCW)
• Specialization within a Cisco technical area (Collaboration, Data Center, Security, etc.) with the appropriate specialization certifications

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