Sr. Consultant - NetIQ - Platespin, Operations Center, Linux, AppManager
NetIQ - United States

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This is a home office based position with 70%+ travel. You can be located near any major U.S. airport.

In this role, you will handle full life-cycle implementation for one or more specific NetIQ Data Center products and solutions including Platespin, Operations Center, SUSE Linux, AppManager . Be able to create design specifications with some thought leadership and high level of independent thinking. Has a primary solution / technology domain focus and is considered an expert in that domain.

Be able to create design specifications with some thought leadership and high level of independent thinking. Has a primary solution / technology domain focus and is considered an expert in that domain.

Must be able to provide guidance to a Sr. Associate or Tech Specialist on technical engagements. Must be able to be a trusted advisor to customer as well as Sr. Architect on the engagement. Has very advanced training and strong full life-cycle competency on NetIQ products. Must be able to influence and develop design and implementation decisions. Must be able to lead design and architecture of a focus technology domain they are responsible for on projects.

The resource has overall responsibility for their domain of technical deliverables, such as design specifications, code or product configuration. Is responsible for developing design specification for assigned product / solution domain.

Develops advanced documentation for solution domain responsible for. Is able to create documentation templates and guidelines and is competent in methodologies – both industry and company. Able to transform business requirements to technical requirements and facilitate customer understanding of solution space. Contributes to thought leadership in technology domain of focus and contributes highly reusable solution components and artifacts.

Performance Expectations

Responsible for delivery of assigned technical domain including design, code or product configuration, testing, documentation, and implementation of assigned product for solution domain.

Responsible to driving the specifications and establish design for solution. Survey and assess client environment(s) to identify required solution and integration points.

Identify methods and techniques for Performance & Availability monitoring along with integrating the NetIQ products into the existing site specific service management architecture

Creatively use patterns and reusable design solutions to establish efficient and effective design for complex customer problems..

Is able to create templates and to write documentation for technical deliverables with professional quality. Document and communicate potential integration issues and concerns

Is able to develop high quality specifications for technical deliverables. Develop diagrams which illustrate the integrated solution, including:

  • Event and data flow
  • Reporting and analysis information flow
Is able to use as well as dynamically adapt industry and company guideline methodologies to create technical deliverables based on customer's needs

Work with Project Manager, Solutions Architect, and client to define reporting requirements

Customize reports to address specific client requirements

Is able to interact with and manage effectively project team members – NetIQ, Novell and customer to be able to deliver on assigned projects

Is able to work fully independently and be accountable to Principal Architect or Project Managers .

Proactively influence the technical artifact development and project methodology to effect a high quality outcome.

Exhibit a high level of independence in thinking and delivery.

Is able to create re-usable solution components and effectively recognize them and use them effectively for efficient delivery.

Contributes to solution development by harvesting re-usable deliverables including design, code and documentation snippets.

Is accountable to project manager to maintain schedule and deliverables.

Is accountable for technical quality and accuracy to Principal Architect or Principal Technical Specialist.

May have to act as a domain Architect on smaller engagements that do not have Principal Architects or Principal Technical Specialist.

Required Education/Experience

A bachelor degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or related field (or equivalent work experience) is required. A graduate degree is helpful.

Must have 10+ years of related experience

Product full life-cycle experience – design, configuration and code development experience is required.

Strong knowledge and experience with NetIQ Products

Experience with some of the Novell & SuSE products highly preferred

Solution Thought Leadership


Professional appearance, strong communication skills, along with the ability to be responsive in a changing environment and work effectively in a team.

Travel as needed for project delivery (90% or more).

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