Data Center Solutions Architect
Electronic Systems, Inc. - Raleigh, NC

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This position will be based in Raleigh, NC. Our Sales team has an immediate need for a Pre-Sales Data Center Solutions Architect with 5+ years of proven consulting and design work around architecting virtualized server environments. The right candidate will have extensive knowledge of server, storage, power and networking, as well as operating system and applications commonly deployed in modern data centers.

Established in 1980 with a clear vision to stay on the cutting edge of technology, and driven by a set of core values, ESI has become the region’s leader in office technology.

Responsibilities:
  • Assisting ESI Account Managers on sales calls
  • Help determine best possible solution to fit customer requirements
  • Be flexible and creative enough to work within customer budget constraints
  • Help create the Bill of Materials, as well as scope out the proper Statement of Work
  • Communicate with other Solutions Architects on solution, and help present it to the customer
  • Communicate with the Post Sales Engineers to assure a smooth implementation after the sale.
  • Maintain relationships with customer for repeat business

Skill set must include installation, administration, security, design, data migrations, server & desktop virtualization, server consolidation, SAN Design and support, Windows Server 2008R2 or later deployment, as well as group policy design and maintenance.

Must possess superior communication skills in collaborating with ESI’s Customers and primary vendors to develop roadmaps and guidance for functional and enterprise architecture design and implementation.

Qualifications:
  • Extensive experience with:
    • Active Directory design and troubleshooting, implementation, monitoring and support for an enterprise environment consisting of at least 100 servers and supporting a minimum of 1,000 users
    • Desktop and server imaging(virtual and conventional) as well as migration and deployment of same
    • Deploying and supporting Tier 1 vendors (Cisco, HP, EMC, Dell, VMware etc.)
    • ESXi and VSphere
    • VDI Implementations (VMWare or Citrix)
    • Experience with Cisco UCS would be a plus
  • Minimum of 5 years hands-on experience in the computer industry as a senior systems engineer, consultant, Data Center administrator
  • Enterprise level architecture and engineering skills, including disaster recovery
Required Certifications:
  • VMware Certified Professional VCP 4 or later
  • CISSP
  • MCITP 2008 Server
  • MCTS 2008 Server or directly relevant/related
  • HP ASE Proliant Servers
  • HP ASE Blade Systems
  • Cisco CCNA or greater
Must possess superior communication skills in collaborating with ESI’s Customers and primary vendors to develop roadmaps and guidance for functional and enterprise architecture design and implementation.

Electronic Systems, Inc. is a premier supplier and service provider of comprehensive office technology. We are committed to providing remarkable innovative solutions to our customers and for our employees, extensive training and development. We are passionate about building a team of highly qualified, customer focused individuals who contribute enthusiastically to our corporate culture and our company's success. With the competitive salary and benefits offered at ESI you build more than a career, you can build a future.

Check us out at www.esi.net

ESI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Since 1980, Electronic Systems has grown into the region’s largest provider of customized technology solutions for business. The...