Sr. Resident Consultant

Nutanix - San Jose, CA (30+ days ago)4.1


Job Summary

The Nutanix Customer Success team delivers a strong influence on the success of each Nutanix implementation by its customers. The Customer Success function ensures success by engaging with customers in the pre-sales and post-sales stages by assisting in their Enterprise Cloud strategy and architecture. Besides helping customers implement Nutanix products successfully, the team ensures customer success in fully implementing their virtualized and software-defined data centers. The Nutanix Resident Consulting function includes assessment, design, implementation, integration and automation services as well as project management.

Nutanix Customer Success is looking for a Cloud Automation consultant to serve as a Resident Consultant at a large financial services company in San Jose, CA. While this is a full-time position with Nutanix the initial assignment is a one-year residency with potential for extension. At the end of the residency the consultant will continue as a full time Nutanix Services Consultant or Customer Success Resident.

Responsibilities:
Develop and Implement Cloud Automation for a Web Scale financial platform.
Perform capacity planning and architectural strategy activities in concert with customer architecture and engineering team.
Act as trusted advisor to customer infrastructure and engineering teams providing guidance as well as Nutanix and VMware best practices.
Identify and suggest architectural and engineering changes that would benefit both Nutanix and the customer in the environment.
Integrate with the Nutanix sales team for the account, identifying and communicating new opportunities as appropriate as well as ongoing customer status and reporting.
Training and enablement of customer resources.

Required Qualifications:
A minimum of 10 years of experience as a devops/cloud and virtualization consultant.
Background with scripting & automation.
Deep understanding of data center virtualization.
Deep understanding of storage technologies and data protection technologies like replication, snapshots, backup, restore, etc.
Ability to independently analyze and diagnose highly complex networking problems across different platforms.
Ability to be hands-on in servicing the requirements of a client.
A focus on customer satisfaction and relationship.
High level of comfort performing white boarding sessions and PowerPoint presentations, create best practice white papers.
Deep understanding and expertise w/ Linux
Experience with benchmarking and application testing, specifically around compute and storage in the context of virtualization

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in the Financial Industry.
Experience with Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform.
Nutanix NPP 5 certification
Deep understanding of software-defined storage with a focus on distributed storage.
Experience with Virtual networking like NSX.
Migration of workload, both P2V and V2V.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or MIS.