Job ID R95618 Date posted Feb. 20, 2019
Virtustream Technical Product Architect
Virtustream, a Dell Technologies business, is the enterprise-class cloud company that is trusted by organizations worldwide to migrate and run their mission-critical applications in the cloud. For enterprises, service providers and government agencies, Virtustream's xStream Management Platform and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) meets the security, compliance, performance, efficiency and consumption-based billing requirements of complex production applications in the cloud whether private, public or hybrid.
The Technical Product Architect will be responsible for ensuring the quality, cost, and fit for purpose of infrastructure and software for critical workloads. Cloud operations requires aggressive automation, regardless of the technology consumed. This architect role includes not only design of technical component assembly, but also roadmaps and paths to automation. You will also design integrations between these technologies and open source or commodity technologies. Experience in Software Development and Architecture in the space of Cloud Management as well as Multi-Cloud Service Delivery are necessary for this role.
In this role, you are ultimately responsible for seeing your designs come to fruition, and as such, will need to demonstrate leadership including listening to those closest to the technologies, addressing conflict in technical discussions, and assessing risks and rewards of approaches, and breaking technical deadlock with confident decisions. You will leverage your expert research capabilities, your ability to learn fast and your ability to communicate clearly in order to work effectively with diverse and dispersed virtual teams and Technical leadership.
Must Have Requirements:
Must have a minimum of 8+ years of Architecture experience (preferably in Cloud Infrastructure environments)
Experience in designing and delivering services and products relating to Hyper-Scalers like AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform
Multi-cloud Managed Services experience
Knowledge of Enterprise Application, Virtual Desktop, and Physical to Virtual Migrations will be necessary in addition to the skills in designing physical architecture
Solid understanding of IaaS offerings (VM rental or Server rental)
Demonstrated experience analyzing and extracting requirements from existing applications
Knowledge of Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, OpenShift and other container and micro-service driven architectures
Produced run books and "as designed" documentation for Operations and Engineering functions
The Strongest Candidates Will:
Have knowledge of Enterprise Applications, Virtual Desktop, Big Data, and Industry-specific Vertical Applications must be acquired and developed to best position adaptations of these applications or of present infrastructure and service components to facilitate operations in a cloud environment
Be familiar with Dell Technologies products and solutions as a palette for cloud platform construction
Have experience in designing, engineering, and operating IaaS platforms
Extensive experience with VMware, as well as, additional cloud virtualization products
Be able to design options for hybrid cloud workloads, integrate virtualized storage, consider replication requirements (RPO, RTO), and develop requirements to host enterprise applications and databases
Develop detailed testing plans and expectations
Collaborate with Engineering, Operations and Product Management functions to continuously improve delivery
Be capable of executing lab work to assess thresholds, determine scaling triggers, and specify metrics for collection / long term retention
Bring excellent verbal, written and presentation skills and the ability to prioritize conflicting demands for time
Collaborate with colleagues in GitHub-based source control systems
Be familiar with disaster recover scenarios, capabilities, and features as well as enterprise requirements around these items
Be familiar with security and operations certifications such as ISO27001, SOC-1, SOC-2, PCI-DSS, HI Trust/HIPAA, Fed Ramp, and ITAR
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