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Global Principal Consultant - Storage

Company: SHI International
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

**Job Summary**The Global Principal Consultant - Storage will focus on proactively supporting SHI storage infrastructure strategies and complex client-facing opportunities in the form of architecture design, integrated partner technology lab environments, and management of large-scale client projects. This role works directly with Technical Consultants and supports internal SHI sellers in the form of complex technical pre-sales. This role also supports sales operations and ensures delivery of solutions based on the opportunities and targeted strategic Global Team practice goals.As Global Principal Consultant - Storage, you will work with cutting-edge technologies to help Fortune 150 customers analyze and design technology solutions. This position requires a driven individual that has hands-on technical experience in a wide array of data storage areas, wishing to further develop their exposure to both technologies while acting in a senior lead technical role with SHI customers.The Global Principal Consultant - Storage will report to the Global Presales Engineering Manager. This is a remote position but may be required to report to the SHI headquarters for meetings as determined by SHI management.**About Us**Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $12 billion global provider of IT solutions and services, and currently has over 5,000 dedicated employees worldwide.To learn more about SHI International Corp, visit our website: www.shi.com/careers**What SHI Can Offer:**+ World Class Facility includes on site gyms and cafeterias+ Ongoing opportunities for personal and professional growth and development due to our strong promote from within philosophy+ Work in an up-beat, creative, and fun environment+ Benefits including medical, vision, dental, 401K, and flexible spending**Responsibilities**_Include, but are not limited to:_+ Collaborate with the Global field sales teams to help qualify, understand, and recommend opportunity solutions+ Work closely with SHI and partners' engineering, architecture, and delivery teams to ensure a cohesive selling motion with both the customers and field sales teams+ Provide technical expertise to the field sales staff for onsite customer visits+ Provide technical leadership for our sales efforts during the sales cycle with clients+ Participate in related RFP responses as needed+ Develop and document technical reference architectures; developed within the lab environment and targeted and integrated opportunities or developed based on client objectives+ Develop and deliver webcasts, presentations, and white board workshops+ Stay current with new technologies and innovations and recommend creative adoption of new technologies+ Acquire and maintain relevant industry certification as directed and required+ Perform post-sales support in the form of project leadership and guidance+ Provide technical support for security solutions; client facing and in lab environments+ Perform proactive evaluation and assessment of new storage technologies+ Develop and maintain knowledge of storage standards and guidelines+ Create technical solution offerings incorporating technical standards, policies, and procedures+ Continually assess existing solutions and services and identify opportunities for improvements**Qualifications**+ 10+ years of experience working in an engineering, consulting, analyst, or operations role aligned with storage technologies+ 10 + years prior industry experience as a storage architect in large enterprise environments+ Previous experience in IT or a presales-focused role supporting, designing, architecting, implementing, and troubleshooting technologies supporting large scale multinational clients+ Experience with NFS, SMB/CIFS, iSCSI, Fibre Channel, FCoE, and NVMe protocols+ Experience with block, object, and file storage+ Proven Experience working with HDD, SSD, Hybrid Flash Arrays, and Cloud storage+ Proven knowledge of storage security standards for compliance, including GDPR, ISO/IEC 27040, PCI DSS , CCPA and HIPAA+ Experience with scripting languages for automation of routine work such as Python/Ansible+ Platform experience with, but not limited to, the following: Dell/EMC, HPE, NetApp, Pure, VMware, Cisco, and AWS or Azure**Required Skills**+ Possess a strong appetite to learn, be challenged, be flexible, and achieve assigned objectives+ Ability to self-study and engage in independent work in lab facilities to increase job related knowledge and skills+ Ability to act as a lead within a technical team+ Ability to develop and drive technical strategies+ Ability to create advanced storage architectures and designs+ Ability to design, implement, and configure storage solutions+ Ability to analyze and access complex scenarios and solve problems+ Ability to effectively prioritize multiple demands while ensuring customer needs are met+ Excellent organization skills+ Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills+ A strong understanding of / experience with data center, storage and cloud concepts+ Ability to travel as needed+ Storage sytems administration background a plus**Certifications Required**+ Hold Certifications and equivalent(s) such as, but not limited to, the following:+ CCIE Data Center, CCNP Data Center, NetApp NCDA, Dell Technologies Assoc. - Information Storage and Management v5, HPE Master ASE: Storage SA v3, VMware CP - Data Center Virtualization, AWS SA - Professional, MS Azure Data Engineering Assoc., Pure Data Storage Associate**Unique Requirements**+ Position requires up to 25% travel for client meetings**Additional Information**+ The estimated annual pay range for this position is $180,000 - $240,000 which includes a base salary and bonuses. The compensation for this position is dependent on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and market location and, therefore, will vary from individual to individual. Benefits may include, but are not limited to, medical, vision, dental, 401K, and flexible spending.+ Equal Employment Opportunity - M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran StatusRefer a friend to this job (https://careers-shi.icims.com/jobs/13063/global-principal-consultant---storage/job?mode=apply&apply=yes&in\_iframe=1&hashed=-336032949)**Need help finding the right job?**We can recommend jobs specifically for you!**Job Locations** _US-NJ-Somerset - US-Remote_**Requisition ID** _2022-13063_**Approved Min (Total Target Comp)** _USD $180,000.00/Yr._**Approved Max (Total Target Comp)** _USD $240,000.00/Yr._**Compensation Structure** _Base Plus Bonus_**Category** _Technical Presales/Post Sales_

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