Dell Solutions Architect - Data Protection (Proof of Concept Engineering) in Cork, Ireland

Solutions Architect - Data Protection (Proof of Concept Engineering)

Job ID R08284

Date posted 10/05/2017

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Solutions Architect - Data Protection (Proof of Concept Engineering)

Cork, Ireland

People make Dell so wherever in the world they work, everyone is rewarded for their contribution. Ready to develop your career in a truly global company? Within the Information Technology at Dell, we are looking for a Solutions Architect to join our team in Cork, Ireland.

Key Responsibilities

As part of the DELL EMC Customer Solution Center’s the Proof of Concept Engineering team is focused on providing customer confidence that the proposed solution/architecture will satisfy their specific requirement. POCs are designed to support sales opportunities which are dependent on the successful completion of a POC test plan to move the customer towards making a final purchasing decision. These are often competitive situations that require performance testing, BC/DR scenarios and application integration. This allows the customer to test drive all the physical/virtual infrastructure elements in their IT Transformation journey to the cloud. The Customer Solution Centers have invested in our POC capability across the globe in the Americas | EMEA | APJ to provide centralised in-theatre capabilities Our goals are to develop trust and open communications with our customers and to close, retain, win business for DELL EMC.

  • The role requires both architectural and implementation level knowledge/expertise across a broad range of technologies and the ability to lead and work as part of a dynamic team of DELL EMC professionals.

  • As a senior member of the POC technical staff you will be expected to lead complex customer engagements, provide regular contributions to existing technical communities both internal and external to DELL EMC

  • Establish technical best practices and act as a technical mentor to others.

  • The role is field and customer facing and plays a critical part in demonstrating/validating our capabilities directly to DELL EMC customers/partners as part of the sales cycle.

Essential Requirements

  • 7+ years in a senior technical role

  • Excellent IT architectural knowledge and implementation skills

  • Expertise in of one or more Storage/Backup technologies

  • Application and database knowledge is desirable (Oracle, MS SQL, Hadoop and Mongo DB)

  • Expert in one/more Virtualization platform/s – eg VMWare or MS HyperV

  • Extensive UNIX, Linux and Windows knowledge including system administration, clustering, network administration, debugging and troubleshooting and extensive knowledge of Network and System management technologies is required

  • Knowledge of programming frameworks and scripting languages (Java, Ruby, Python, nodeJ, Perl, Bash)

  • Knowledge of Orchestration/Automation tools or RESTful, SOAP web services desirable


Our people are the most critical component of our long-term success and their health and wellbeing are our priority. You will enjoy a comprehensive, locally competitive benefits package.

Dell is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell encourages applicants of all ages.

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