Data Centre Consultant – Senior or Intermediate Level – DELL – Bahrain

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Dell EMC`s Consulting organization is focused on helping customers accelerate
time to value from all Dell Technologies solutions- and is our internal
partner for large-scale transformational projects.
We work with organizations around the world- in every industry- in the public
and private sectors- and of every size- from startups to the Fortune Global
500. Our customers include global money center banks and other leading
financial services firms- manufacturers- healthcare and life sciences
organizations- internet service and telecommunications providers- airlines and
transportation companies- educational institutions- and public-sector
agencies.
Dell Technologies Consultant is positioned on multi large infrastructur

migration engagements in the Middle East. The role is assignment-based work s

you will potentially be expected to work away from home on client site.

The Consultant will be expected to define and realize to the overall technica

solution or a complex part thereof including delivering the individual
solution elements and liaising and building relationships with other team
members be they Dell Technologies or Partners.

In general- the role will focus on driving technology transformation. For
example- gathering and translating customer requirements to inform a technical
DC Consolidation strategy which covers application- data and technical
architecture domains including the tooling and service elements of the
delivery engagement.

The successful candidate will be able to explain complex technical solutions
to internal peers and external customers through workshops and presentations.
To support this- the successful candidate will have an understanding of- and
be able to articulate the IT transformation journey. An appreciation of
methods- tools- techniques and hands-on experience across the enterprise Data
Centre- Infrastructure and Application domains is highly beneficial.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Contribute to complex solutions/engagements (Data Center migration- Replatforming)
Help define and execute the Migration process
Assess migration feasibility- identifying dependencies & common infrastructure platform components
Engage with Business- infrastructure- security and IT operations teams at a customer and identify repeatable patterns to drive profitable outcomes for both the customer and Dell Technologies
Work with large scale architectures and assist customers and other consultants define collaterals and artefacts that adhere to Dell Technologies best practices.
Ensure solution/engagement meets Dell Technologies governance and quality standards
Support programme/project manager in the successful delivery of the solution/engagement
Contribute to developing of the data centre practice by sharing and actively participating
relationship.

Key Candidate Attributes

C-Level communication skills
Pro-active and can-do attitude
Complex problem solving and negotiation skills
Listening- requirement gathering skills
Very good interpersonal skills that allow the candidate to interact with clients- stakeholders- and colleagues
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Ability to adapt quickly to varying client cultures- workplaces- and project and role assignments
Desire to expand and deepen current knowledgebase
Proficient in managing expectations and establishing credibility for oneself and Dell Technologies
Proven sense of urgency when dealing with client and internal requests
Understand and own the program technical scope

Mandatory Knowledge- Key Skills and Experience

Typically requires 5+ years of related experience for Intermediate Level and 8+ years or related experience for Senior level.
Expertise as an IT transformation consultant
Solid IT infrastructure experience (servers- storage- network- application- security- Data Protection- BC/DR)
Demonstrable experience of managing customer relationships / consulting experience
Proficiency in IT hardware- software and operating systems environments
Ability to spot technical risk and issues- and propose mitigation plans
Structured and process driven approach with great attention to the details.
Experience in projects on integrated multi-tier solutions and in large data Centre migrations.
Excellent Presentation skills including the development and delivery of materials
Exposure to running effective workshops and achieving desired outcome
Knowledge and working experience of Data Centre technologies and processes
Broad knowledge of infrastructure technologies across server- storage- networks and management technologies with a strong appreciation of cloud strategies- tools and technologies
Working Knowledge of Software Defined Data Centre (SDDC) and software-defined storage architectures
Consulting experience in service provider area or on innovative platform projects (big data/mobile/social media project)

Highly Desirable Knowledge- Skills and Experience

Due to a diversified project base- five or more of the following highly
desirable items may be advantageous in a Dell Technologies career:

Consulting experience within tier 1 IT consulting firms and Solution providers
Knowledge of Dell Technologies product portfolio
Demonstrable experience in Microsoft- SAP or Oracle products
Fluency in languages other than English
Delivery of- or experience gained on projects worth 5M USD
Certified in ITIL V3 Foundations level or TOGAF foundational level
Experience in Automation and orchestration projects
Experience in Development and/or support projects of IT Service Catalogues
Experience around Cloud and virtualisation assessments and strategy design
Experience producing enterprise transformation and migration plans- detailed instructions and schedules

Benefits

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.

Job Family: Global-Services Professional-Services Job ID: R42078

Senior Consultant – Cyber & Disaster Recovery – DELL – Bahrain

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Dell EMC`s Consulting organization is focused on helping customers accelerate
time to value from all Dell Technologies solutions- and is our internal
partner for large-scale transformational projects.
We work with organizations around the world- in every industry- in the public
and private sectors- and of every size- from startups to the Fortune Global
500. Our customers include global money center banks and other leading
financial services firms- manufacturers- healthcare and life sciences
organizations- internet service and telecommunications providers- airlines and
transportation companies- educational institutions- and public-sector
agencies.
We believe Resiliency should be an outcome of every type of transformatio

because the Business runs on IT and it is never been more reliant on IT to b

always available and/or recover from an event that causes an outage. Ou

Practice is at the forefront of though leadership and helping customer

prepare and respond to emerging threats such as Cyber. We are seeking a DR SM

that is passionate about driving these outcomes to our customers and ensuring
that key business process- systems and support functions are maintained and
recoverable in the event of a disaster.

This position develops- manages and articulates Cyber Recovery (CR)- Disaster
Recovery (DR)- Business Continuity (BC) and High Availability (HA) solutions
based on a client`s strategic business and technical requirements that meets
their Resiliency objectives. DELL EMC BC/DR offering helps customers develop
and implement program level strategy and involves executing BIAs and Risk
assessments- building an enterprise wide strategy- implementation and building
DR plans and performing table tops and real Disaster Recovery exercises to
validate the capabilities. Our Cyber Recovery offering is a growth area and
includes DELL EMC helping customers with building a Cyber recovery strategy
based on the NIST Cyber security framework.

This position is responsible for working either independently on a standalone
Resiliency engagement (Advisory- Design or Implement) or work closely with the
Resiliency Program Manager to define project deliverables and work with the
multiple business units across the client`s organization to ensure all
activities and deliverables is performed to the client`s satisfaction.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Well versed with the concepts of Disaster Recovery- building strategies- roadmaps- design and implementation.
Leads the development of client Disaster Recovery strategies- policies and best practices through participation in up front consulting work and planning and design meetings.
Conduct periodic review of the DR- Cyber- BC plans with a wide range of audience including internal stakeholders and external vendors.
Good understanding of frameworks such as ISO 27031- ISO 22301 and NIST Cyber security framework.
Ability to work with a broad spectrum of customer stakeholders such as Application- compute- storage and network and design solutions that meet recovery and security needs.
Ability to articulate and design Solution Architecture and Recovery techniques.
Participates in client change management and IT planning activities- document and apply changes that affect the Resiliency program scope. If the changes alter the scope- prepare the change cost/benefit document for review with the PM.
Develops and maintains DR plans including ensuring the client|s operating procedures are fully cross-referenced in those plans. Utilizes DR planning software as needed to support these activities.
Develops and distributes the monthly status reports and contributes necessary content to the quarterly senior client briefings.
Develops the detailed test objectives and plans- participates in all tests and documents test results. Coordinates and drives action and issue tracking through to completion.
Reviews and updates the detailed design document to ensure the DR solution specifications remain current; validates updates with the PM and client and technical leads.
Conducts a comprehensive review of new research- best practices and methodology and tool updates- leveraging DELL EMC|s knowledge base as well as external sources. Documents recommended improvements to the client|s program based on the findings; provides high level cost and benefits to support the recommendations.
Adheres to proper Escalation and Change Control procedures. Prepares- maintains and submits activity/progress reports and time recording/management reports in accordance with published procedures.
Maintains awareness of existing or potential client software/hardware situations. Proactively alerts PM of potential problems based upon in depth knowledge of client`s application and DR environment. Stays current on technical specifications for hardware/software requirements of DELL EMC and industry products through professional associations- trade journals- networking- and associated training and seminars.
Performs all DELL EMC internal reporting and information-sharing as required by management; as appropriate participate in DELL EMC account planning and review sessions.
Develops and cultivates strong customer relationships ensuring a |Customers for Life| relationship.

Essential Requirements

Typically requires 8+ years of related experience with a Bachelor`s degree; or 6+ years with a Master`s degree; or 3+ years with a PhD; at least one or more years exposure to CYBER programs
Ability to travel as part of the role.
Customer focus and relationship management skills- strong interpersonal skills
Strong technical- organizational and leadership skills for Disaster Recovery technologies
Business Impact Analysis (BIA)- BC/DR Strategy and Plan development and testing
Good understanding of Enterprise architecture and Storage and Backup Replication technologies
Excellent verbal and written communications skills- ability to write for both technical and senior manager levels
Strong results orientation with attention to detail and quality of deliverables
Comfortable leading and facilitating customer facing workshops
Program and project management skills- PMI certification a plus
Good understanding of Security concepts such as Access management- authentication- firewall and Hardening
Ability to work as a team player and collaborate
Bachelors (Business/Computer Science)- equivalence- BC/DR certification and/or Cyber certification such as CISSP a plus

Benefits

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.

Job Family: Global-Services Professional-Services Job ID: R46565

Cloud Consultant – Senior or Intermediate Level – DELL – Bahrain

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Dell EMC`s Consulting organization is focused on helping customers accelerate
time to value from all Dell Technologies solutions- and is our internal
partner for large-scale transformational projects.
We work with organizations around the world- in every industry- in the public
and private sectors- and of every size- from startups to the Fortune Global
500. Our customers include global money center banks and other leading
financial services firms- manufacturers- healthcare and life sciences
organizations- internet service and telecommunications providers- airlines and
transportation companies- educational institutions- and public-sector
agencies.
As a Dell EMC Consultant- the individual will lead and participate in th

design- development- customization and deployment of software applications t

support Dell EMC cloud business and IT transformation practices.

The candidate must demonstrate enthusiasm and drive for self-development an

to become a highly regarded team member. The ideal candidate will be a proven
professional with ability to develop- integrate and test workflows- possess
excellent technical credentials while demonstrating a consultative approach in
helping identify and solving customer`s problems. The primary responsibility
will be performing both a delivery function and acting as solutions SME in our
multi-cloud practice.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Well versed with the concepts of Multi-Cloud solutions- building strategies- roadmaps- design and implementation.
Leads the development of client Multi-Cloud strategies- policies and best practices through participation in up front consulting work and planning and design meetings
Collaborates with peers within the Multi-Cloud Infrastructure team to share lessons learned.
Actively participates and engages with peers to establish and drive consistent standards & methods by organizing all related delivery assets and enablers for global consumption and consistency
Offers field insight based on complex customer engagements back into the portfolio team for consideration in further development of field enablement plans (e.g. training- learning paths- labs- shadowing- etc…)
Actively participate in the development- improvement and maturation of service offerings delivery kits and assets specific to Multi-Cloud roadmaps- business level strategy and cloud maturity planning
Conducts a comprehensive review of new research- best practices and methodology and tool updates- leveraging DELL EMC|s knowledge base as well as external sources. Documents recommended improvements to the client|s program based on the findings; provides high level cost and benefits to support the recommendations.
Partner with program/project manager to provide project oversight- governance and resource management
Actively engage with customer|s executive management to develop a cloud services strategy- cloud service portfolio and roadmap.
Lead business requirements gathering and prioritization activities to support overall cloud solution planning & design process and delivery
Responsible for stakeholder/executive relationship management throughout cloud engagement
Provide technical cloud architecture leadership at an enterprise level as a member within a project team for Dell EMC`s cloud engagements
Provide technical leadership for surrounding technical work streams within the engagement and ensure overall cohesion and integration for service delivery
Represent the overall technical architecture for the EMC engagement to the customers architecture leadership and executives to ensure the overall solutions is fully designed and integrated to meet the needs of the customer
Once overall architecture and integration plan is established- provide overall technical quality assurance to ensure the solution implementation adheres to the approved architecture
Adheres to proper Escalation and Change Control procedures. Prepares- maintains and submits activity/progress reports and time recording/management reports in accordance with published procedures
Assist with helping to scope and estimate Dell EMC`s Cloud engagements requiring deep customer integration and customizations
Develops and defines follow-on work for the Cloud Services engagements
Performs all DELL EMC internal reporting and information-sharing as required by management; as appropriate participate in DELL EMC account planning and review sessions.
Actively maintains relationships with Account Managers- Client Solutions Directors- and Solution Principals on key accounts
Develops and cultivates strong customer relationships ensuring a |Customers for Life| relationship.

Essential Requirements

Typically requires 5+ years of related experience for Intermediate level and 8+ years of related experience for Senior level.
Professional Services/Consulting Delivery experience.
Experience of Cloud Solutioning or Consulting.
Strong business & process-level understanding & knowledge of Cloud concepts- industry tools & solutions
Strong understanding and exposure to ITIL Services Strategy and Services Design IT including Financial Management & IT Operations Management Concepts and tools in relation to cloud
Solid knowledge of cloud technologies & IT concepts
Very strong knowledge of requirements gathering & design processes for IT and related business technology domains
IT Cloud Infrastructure experience architecting and integrating for large enterprise environments- considering:

– Cloud infrastructure (e.g. Converged or BYO for storage- compute- network)

– Virtualization

– Private cloud architecture for resiliency

– Cloud architecture management and Orchestration integration

– Cloud platform integrated into surrounding technologies (e.g.- Service Now-
BMC- other service management frameworks.

– Architecture for delivering customized Application/Platform as a service in
a multi-tenant environment

– Technical architecture for chargeback/show back for service delivery

– Private cloud architecture for scale-out & integration to public cloud

Data Center Operations experience spanning multiple locations
Customer focus and relationship management skills- strong interpersonal skills
Strong technical- organizational and leadership skills for Multi-Cloud solutions
Good understanding of Enterprise architecture and Storage and Backup Replication technologies and how this are essential to Multi-Cloud solutions
Excellent verbal and written communications skills- ability to write for both technical and senior manager levels
Executive level negotiation skills
Strong track record of delivering results in large complex enterprise customers
Experience in architecture leadership that brings together and integrates solutions across multiple vendors (e.g. RSA- Pivotal- Xebia- Puppet- Brocade- Palo Alto- Service Now- Dell- VMWare)
Demonstrates mastery of operating in complex- matrix environment
Enterprise Architecture certification- i.e. TOGAF
Service Management certification- ITIL v3 Foundation required
Practical Knowledge of compliancy regimes- i.e. CIS- PCI
Practical knowledge/experience with Organizational Change Management (OCM)
Strong results orientation with attention to detail and quality of deliverables
Experience leading- conducting and organizing complex customer-facing workshops & requirements gathering workstreams
Experience creating & negotiating SOW|s
Program and project management skills- PMI certification a plus
Ability to work as a team player and collaborate
Ability to travel within the region as part of the role.
Bachelors (Business/Computer Science)- equivalence

Benefits

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.

Job Family: Global-Services Professional-Services Job ID: R40921