Reference no.: 65532 (IGB321730768)
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iStorm - Integration Architect on FlexPod Platform

Ref.: 65532 (IGB321730768)
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iStorm is different and above all a human adventure. Founded in 2009 during the financial crisis, we understand that people’s perception of happiness has changed. It’s no longer just about profitability, key performance indicators or return on investment. People long for employers with real values and long term vision. At iStorm we ambition to bring these people together to create real happiness at work.

Today, we have many respectable clients who trust us with their recruitment needs on a regular basis. The energy in the office incredible – everybody working with a purpose and total dedication for their clients and candidates. Our unique approach is defined by our innovation. iStorm is the first IT recruitment agency to implement the use of Video CVs and mass use of social media tools to recruit candidates.

iStorm Projects is the new IT Consulting Practice powered by Select Projects and focused on 6 IT specialization domains (www.iStorm-Projects.be for details) to address our clients’ challenges quickly and efficiently. With 200+ Consultants in our Life Sciences, HR and Industry Consulting Practices created in 2014, we clearly demonstrate our ability to put the wellbeing of our Human Capital first in every project. Flexibility, training, career plan, listening to each other, mutual respect and authenticity give meaning to the professional endeavors of our Consultants, inhouse as well as at the client. “Quality is Perfomance by genuine people” is in that sense no random chosen baseline from Select Group.

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iStorm - Integration Architect on FlexPod Platform (Ref. 65532 (IGB321730768))

Company

 

iStorm Projects is the IT & Project Management Consulting practice powered by the Select Group. Above all iStorm Projects is a human adventure in an ever-changing technological world. Our goal is to focus on the well-being of our consultants by putting them in the center of every IT projects. Invest in our Human Capital via trainings, competence management and career path is also part of our DNA.

At iStorm Projects, you will definitely find IT Performance by genuine people!

As a member of our iStorm Projects Infrastructure Competence Center, you will support our clients in achieving their strategic corporate goals in the context of a dedicated mission.

 

 

Function

 

Our department works for our top customers: customers for which we have an important recurrent business in multiple ICT technologies and for which multi-discipline resources (Project Manager, Service Managers, architects, engineers) are permanently assigned.

You'll be part of a team of 15 architects who work for large customers and design custom and integrated solutions in Sdx, networking, security, systems, data center, server and network virtualization, Unified Communication, workplace management, software integration, automation, public Cloud...

These architects have senior expertise, past on-the-field experience in engineering. They know the reality of project implementation, Operation and support and have broad coverage of all the domains of ICT.

 

For critical projects on a FlexPod platform, we are looking for an architect with broad knowledge in VMware, Windows and NetApp. You'll work jointly with other architects and engineers in the following technology:

  • VMware (vSphere, vCenter, Horizon, SRM)

  • Microsoft (Windows, Active Directory, Exchange, SQL AlwaysOn...)

  • Infoblox (DNS/DHCP)

  • NetApp (Fabric MetroCluster 7-mode, Fabric MetroCluster Cdot)

  • Cisco UCS (UCS Manager, Fabric interconnect)

  • Nexus 7700 and Nexus 1000v

  • CheckPoint, Cisco Vsg with Vpath

  • You don't need an expert knowledge in all these technology domains.

  • The person we are looking for has:

    • Has broad technical knowledge in VMware, Windows, NetApp and Infoblox

    • Has concepts knowledge in networking and security (Cisco UCS, Nexus, CheckPoint)

    • Has strong technical leadership and good communication skills

    • Understands the requirements and translates it into high level blocks in each technology (in collaboration with the experts of each domain)

    • Is a problem solver

 

Role and responsibilities

 

To be successful in the job as Customer Solution Architect, you must be able to perform the following:

  • Once the project is sold you design the detailed solution:

    • Based on a high-level design and the explanations from the pre-sales team, you build the planning in close collaboration with the project manager.
    • You clarify with the client and with the operational team some further details on the requirements. You are supported by the Service Delivery Manager.
    • To design an end-to-end solution, you collaborate with engineers from each technology domain (internal competences, partners and providers)
    • You write the technical documents that describes all the building blocks of this solution (diagrams + text)
    • You explain this solution to the client and you get its acceptance. You'll do this jointly with the Project Manager.
  • During the implementation, you fix with the engineers and Project Manager any issue that could happen: new requirements, feature not working as expected, other information on the field.

  • After some months of collaboration, you get the trust of the customer.

  • For Operation:

    • You perform audit, capacity analysis, review reports of life cycle management, review the architecture and write recommendations for improvements.
    • Based on your knowledge end to end of all the solutions implemented for the customer, you take the technical lead of the more complex problems multi-technology (coordination of the engineers and partners).
  • Once you know well the customer, you are active in presales (for that one customer only):

    • You collect the requirements of the customer and design some high-level solutions.
    • You discuss the advantages and drawbacks of this solution (Operation and costs).
    • You are supported by pre-sales product specialists and solution sales.

 

Profile

  • You made technical designs for large projects.

  • You have an experience in ICT of at least 7 years.

  • You have good communication skills and you are customer oriented.

  • You speak and write English.

  • You understand Dutch or French.

 

Offer

 

You receive an attractive salary package with many extra-legal benefits (company car, meal vouchers, insurance,...). All this in a fascinating work environment where you have many opportunities to boost your career.

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