Sirius Computer Solutions Sr. Converged Infrastructure & Storage Eng/Pre--Bloomington OR St. Louis in Denver, Colorado
The primary purpose of this position is to design, architect, propose, and deliver a wide range of technology solutions to the client. This position is also a key contributor to the practice engineer team responsible for designing complex Converged Infrastructure and Storage services and solutions. This position provides pre-sales support, customer support and direct quality assurance for all project deliverables
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Performs pre-sales activities in conjunction with Sales Teams in educating clients with Sirius Computer Solutions products.
Prepares and delivers client presentations
Provides product demonstration to include implementation/migration planning
Prepares product deliverable templates/client timetables
Provides Technology Enablement Center (TEC) demonstration/briefings
Develops solutions based on analysis of business and technical requirements
Reviews client hardware configuration to ensure client meets necessary requirements
Develops architecture and design of projects
Performs account management duties to include research, problem solving, technical support, and general maintenance of client relationship
Performs overall solution Quality Assurance (QA) tasks for all projects delivered against assigned project deliverables
Performs project coordination duties for assigned projects to include providing implementation/migration planning to client, knowing and meeting client timetable, coordinating vendor installations, etc. Facilitates communication between product team members.
Monitors and reports status of project efforts, anticipates, and identifies issues that inhibit the attainment of project goals and implements corrective actions
Develops and reviews technical manuals for standard and non-standard install processes that are directly related to specialization and discipline on the job
Prepares high level designs/architectures for sales quotations and technical responses to client generated Request for Quotations (RFQs), Request for Information (RFIs), and Request for Proposals (RFPs).
Provides technical leadership for less experienced team members.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Telecommunications, or related field
At least five (5) years of Information Technology work experience with Converged Infrastructure and Storage solutions
Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.)
Other Position Requirements
Demonstrated technical aptitude
Demonstrated communication and presentation skills, including ability to present to customers without a sales resource
Demonstrated ability to multitask and prioritize workload
Demonstrated ability to work in team environment
Demonstrated customer service skills
Demonstrated technical leadership skills Preferred Qualifications
At least five (5) years of technical pre-sales support experience
Documented or Certified skills in at least one of the following vendor’s products: IBM Storage, EMC Storage, Pure Storage, NetApp Storage, VMWare, Citrix, Nutanix, Hyper-V, Simplivity, Cisco UCS/Hyperflex, HPE Synergy/Composable, or equivalent
Documented or Certified skills in Cloud offerings: Amazon Web Services (AWS), MS Azure, Google Cloud
Customer-facing consulting experience
Demonstrated knowledge of project estimation and scoping experience Data Privacy and Security
All Sirius employees are responsible to safeguard the information and information systems that they use or handle in the execution of their duties. Employees are obligated to know and perform their duties in accordance with Sirius policies, standards, and procedures related to security and report security violations to the appropriate Sirius authority.
Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as other required training identified by the Human Resources department. Other data privacy and data security related regulatory training may be required based on your role or assignment.
The position exists to provide technical consulting solutions to customers and as such requires the ability to travel to and from customer sites and interact with customers on an ongoing and regular basis.
The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.
Sirius is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. As a government contractor, Sirius takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug-free workplace; and participates in E-Verify.
Individuals who receive job offers will be required to complete pre-employment screening that includes a background check verifying name, residences, education, work experience, and criminal convictions consistent with the Fair Credit Reporting Act; and a drug test for controlled substances consistent with the Drug-Free Workplace Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Sirius will not sponsor work eligibility for this position.