Data Center Engineer

  • CompuNet Inc
  • Cottonwood Heights, UT, USA
  • May 28, 2021

Job Description

At CompuNet, engineering isn't just something we do, engineering is who we are. We are seriously passionate about technology but how to best translate that passion in to measurable business outcomes and results for our clients is what gets us most excited. CompuNet partners with industry leading technology providers such as Cisco, EMC, VCE, NetApp VMware, Citrix, f5 and many more to develop and provide integrated solutions that deliver maximum reliability, security, performance and scale to accelerate our clients' success. General Position Description: The CompuNet Data Center Systems Engineer will provide value for our clients in both pre-sales design -and- post-sales implementation as well as participation in the technology and solutions within our data center and cloud practices. The Data Center Systems Engineer is expected to develop and execute data center client designs based on enterprise architectural design principals (known as the CompuNet Enterprise Architectural Framework) to support client business systems both today and in to their future. As a member of our team it is imperative you have the ability and are able to perform the tasks necessary to fully support our client's projects and initiatives. To be considered for this position it is essential that you have well developed communication skills and can demonstrate, from your past experience, both the technical ability and problem solving skills to very high levels for our clients. Our DC-SE must have specific knowledge and experience with one or more of our key manufacturer partnerships as listed above. Core Duties and Responsibilities (but not limited to): Must be able to work independently to gather requirements and translate those into solutions for our clients Collaborate with the sales team to build a winning strategy for our clients Perform necessary Pre-Sales technical functions to create systems designs Effective whiteboard storytelling to be able to communicate designs and strategies with a client and team members Build Bill of Materials (BoM), create illustrations and diagrams and provide Statements of Work (SoW) Relay technical information to both technical and non-technical staff Post-Sales Implementation of systems designed Produce post Implementation project documentation Client end-user systems administration training (post implementation) of CompuNet installed solutions Participate in occasional speaking engagements in territory to provide technical expertise to marketing or other events may be required Key Expectations of this role: To learn the CompuNet Enterprise Architectural Framework To listen and address customer technical challenges and design the right solution that scales and integrates to their desired points utilizing the CompuNet Enterprise Architectural Framework approach To create bill of materials, statements of work, technical proposal components To relay technical information to both technical and non-technical staff To accept mentorship from CompuNet Distinguished Systems Engineers (DSC's), Consulting Systems Engineers (CSE's) and Senior Systems Engineer's on the team To provide both the pre-sales designs and post-sales implementation for client project opportunities To be an active participant in the larger CompuNet Data Center practice To be an active participant in the larger technology community as a whole To work to become a subject matter expert in a given functional area within the data center practice To maintain existing certifications and grow to new areas with certification To participate in all team functions including calls, meetings, events, etc. Some travel will be required from time to time Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with an IT focus is preferred. Minimum 5 years of professional IT infrastructure experience At least 5 years IT operational experience 5+ years experience in related field experience with one or more of our key vendors' products - Cisco, EMC, NetApp VMware, Citrix, f5 Minimum 3 years experience designing or implementing storage and SAN solutions Minimum 3 years experience administrating Microsoft and Linux systems At least 3 years experience designing or implementing data center system implementations Minimum 2 years experience designing or implementing Active Directory and Exchange solutions Demonstrated understanding and/or experience with Converged Infrastructure Demonstrated ability to work independently and bring order to ambiguous situations Ability to work on different projects in a simultaneous fashion (ie. multiple customer projects in the same time period) Possess a generalist level of expertise on one or more distinct data center functional areas - this includes; compute hardware and operating systems, storage and storage area networks, server - storage - network virtualization (Software Defined Data Center - SDDC), workload and data center automation, private - public - hybrid cloud, data center networking, application load balancing/delivery, data center security, backup & recovery, business continuity and End-User Computing (EUC)Demonstrated understanding of data center security and PCI Provide a base level understanding of 1 or more Cloud automation stacks (VMware SDDC, OpenStack, CloudStack, etc) Provide a base level understanding of Application Development and its respective environments Certifications from our key vendors listed is a plus Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required Able to relay technical information to both technical and non-technical staff Exceptional problem solving and organizational skills Must possess excellent time management and independent work skills The person in this role must also demonstrate the utmost professionalism