Consulting Architect (f/m/d)

Services Germany Req.Num.: 26351


Hungry, Humble, Honest, with Heart.

The Opportunity
Are you a highly skilled virtualization technology specialist, passionate about cloud automation?  You have competencies in infrastructure and network virtualization, a good understanding of business-critical and cloud-native applications, and data center operations.  
 
If so, joining our team as a Consulting Architect at Nutanix would provide you with fantastic career development opportunities.  The Architect will work in the Services organization to help clients establish architectural vision and direction. They will help clients design, deploy, and migrate complex applications as well as work with software developers, consultants, and engineers to create scalable and repeatable solutions for partners.  
 
Professional Services at Nutanix  
The Nutanix Professional Services team delivers a strong influence on the success of each Nutanix implementation by its customers. The Services function ensures success by engaging with customers in the pre-sales and post-sales stages by assisting in their software-defined data center (SDDC) strategy and architecture. Besides helping customers implement Nutanix products successfully, the Professional Services team, working with our partners, ensures customer success in fully implementing their virtualized and software-defined data centers. The Nutanix Professional Services Consulting function includes assessment, design, implementation, integration, and automation services as well as project management.  

Your Role
  • You will be responsible for leading workshops and consulting engagements with customers 
  • You will conduct pre-packaged Nutanix consulting solutions in a timely and effective manner 
  • You will take ownership of business outcomes of virtualization & automation projects through requirements capture and technical governance 
  • You will craft detailed design documents and perform hands-on implementation work 
  • You will work with our project managers on the project budget and all aspects of efficient delivery 
  • You will provide technical input and review our projects in a pre-sales stage 
  • You will advise and consult internal groups by providing accurate effort estimations 
  • You can display commercial awareness by identifying future services opportunity within a project or customer 
  • You actively drive practice activities such as the development of standard methodologies, intellectual property capture and creation, quality assurance, and peer reviews 
  • You maintain current knowledge of the entire Nutanix product stack.  
What You Will Bring
  • Experience to architect complex data center solutions with multi-site cloud architectures from the ground up 
  • Sound understanding of Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) concepts and implementations. 
  • Experience working on cloud platforms such as AWS or Microsoft Azure. 
  • Excellent communication and writing skills and can develop advanced architectural solutions design documentation 
  • Possesses influencing and negotiating skills and is seen as a technical authority by customers and peers 
  • Validated working and hands-on experience with Nutanix  AHV or other Industry-leading virtualization products (e.g. vSphere, ESXi, vCenter, NSX, vSAN, SRM) within large-scale IT production data centers. 
  • At least 8 years of experience in designing and implementing data center infrastructure virtualization projects in regards to compute, network, and storage. 
  • Experience with Python, PowerShell or Bash scripting is a plus. 
  • Knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes .  
  • Knowledge of modern software development methodologies such as DevOps, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Lean. 
  • Exposure to Ansible and Continuous Development Tools such as Jenkins is a plus 
  • Familiarity with source control tools like Git    
  • Work with engineering on product improvements. 
  • Lead client escalations. 
  • A Nutanix NCP/NCS or VMware VCAP would be highly regarded. 
  • Industry Certifications for Datacenter and Networking (e.g. LPIC, MSCA, CCNA, and equivalent) 
  • Good background in Windows and Linux systems administration. 
  • Fluent German language skills 
About the Team
Meet the hiring manager - Dwayne Holmes 
Dwayne boasts three decades of IT expertise across the Vendor, Banking, and Service Provider sectors, encompassing various senior technical and managerial positions. He joined Nutanix in 2015 as the first professional services employee in the Middle East and has since cultivated a world-class team in the region.  
Having relocated to the Netherlands, Dwayne now serves as the Services Delivery Leader at Nutanix, overseeing operations for the UK&I, NEUR, CEUR, and SSA sub-regions, ensuring the seamless delivery of services.  
In this hybrid role, he collaborates with diverse teams to drive efficiency and excellence in service delivery. 
How we work     
All team members have the liberty to choose their work location. Some prefer remote work, while others like to work from the office, and from time to time the whole group meets in person. Everyone has a lot of autonomy in their everyday work, but also we strive to stay connected and provide help to each other whenever needed.  We also have weekly Nutanix lunch days that are a great opportunity to connect in person with the team and other colleagues.     

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