Dell Advisor, Solution Architecture in Cork, Ireland

Job Description:

The CPSD Solution Architect specializing in Converged Platforms is responsible for the configuration, and integration of VxBlock and VxRack systems. In this role you will be part of a highly skilled team working within our Logical Engineering group based in our Cork offices.


  • Review clients Logical Design prior to configuration

  • Configuration of VxBlock & VxRack systems prior to shipment to client site

  • Configuration of networking components, including but not limited to Cisco Nexus 1000v, 3k, 5k, 7K, 9k and UCS Compute

  • Configuration of SDN integrating into VMware vSphere, NSX, 1000v, VDS

  • Hardware, software and firmware upgrades of VxBlock & VxRack systems and components

  • Work with in-house development team to automate repeatable tasks

  • Preparation and completion of required pre and post configuration documentation

  • Mentoring of internal teams in VxBlock & VxRack technology and configuration

  • Work with wider engineering groups to qualify new products and solutions

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Cisco CCNA/CCNP

  • 5-10 years industry experience: design, install, configure, support

  • Strong focus on Cisco Networking products and protocols

  • Cisco UCS Compute experience an advantage

  • VMware vSphere VCP an advantage

  • Strong problem solving skills.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Professional, dependable, and flexible team player.

  • Must work well under pressure

  • Experienced in management of vendors for hardware and software support and warranties.

  • Have the ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time.

  • Proficiency in hardware, software and/or operating systems environments.

  • Ability to work effectively with senior management

  • Eager to learn new technologies outside of your core skillset

  • Mentoring/Coaching skills

  • Understanding of ITIL and Agile foundations

EMC Values:

When you choose our company, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities-all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

Critical Hiring Criteria:

Functional Area(s):

VCE - Virtual Computing Environment Coalition



Business Unit:

211 - VCE


Ireland - Cork