Cloud Consultant/ Cloud Architect

Nutanix - Philadelphia, PA4.1

29 days agoFull-timeEstimated: $150,000 - $200,000 a year
Nutanix is a cloud computing software company that enables IT teams to build and operate powerful multi-cloud architectures. Our Enterprise Cloud Operating System melds private, public and distributed cloud operating environments and provides a single point of control to manage IT infrastructure and applications at any scale. Founded in 2009, we have been a publicly held company since 2016. We were named a leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyper-Converged Systems.

Nutanix is the right fit for you if you are passionate about technology, creative, and accomplished in your growing career. We pride ourselves on our encouraging culture where you learn from failures, pick yourself back up and become the best version of yourself. Nutanix offers several opportunities to participate in professional development and learning, fostering an inspiring environment. We believe in not only supporting you, but also your families through fully-paid healthcare plans, equity, and other financial tools and wellness programs.

Job Summary – Cloud Consultant / Cloud Architect

Nutanix Services and Customer Solutions (S&CS) primary goal is to ensure the success of our customers. The Services function engages customers in the pre-sales and post-sales stages to deliver high-valued outcomes in their software-defined data center (SDDC) strategy and architecture. Besides helping customers implement Nutanix products successfully, the Services team, working with our partners, delivers migrations, hybrid cloud, VDI, and Tier 1 Application re-platforming solutions to enable truly software-defined data centers. The Nutanix Services function includes consulting, planning, design, implementation, integration and automation services as well as project management.

The Cloud Consulting Architect will work under the Services team to create service offerings around private cloud, automation, and orchestration for customers. He or she will work with software developers, consultants, and engineers to create scalable and reliable solutions for clients and partners.

Billable Project work 70% of time
Work with Nutanix customers to understand business goals and translate them into cloud automation and orchestration solutions.
Evangelize Nutanix’s vision for a multi-cloud world and offer hands on experience delivering these outcomes for our customers.
Run customer facing workshops to develop the Cloud requirements and design and document these for customer review and approval.
Design service catalogs for Self-Service Provisioning (SSP) leveraging Nutanix Calm Automation and Orchestration platform to build IaaS and PaaS service offerings delivered to both private cloud and public cloud end-points.
(note: Nutanix Calm experience not required and can be learned on the job)
Develop detailed blueprint specifications that developers will use to write code and develop the automation components. Integration with 3rd party software products like (Infoblox, Active Directory, Service Now, etc) is integral to this work.
Work with software development teams at a hands-on level to design and write code.
Develop and test end-to-end blueprint incorporating all developer code to deliver the desired outcome.
Participate in a limited pre-sales involvement to provide services overlay to the existing sales motion primarily as a SME
Create toolkits and best practice documents and whitepapers

Required Qualifications:
Up to 70% of travel
A minimum of 5 years of industry experience
Excellent architecture expertise with in-depth understanding of cloud architecture patterns
Deep understanding of virtualization technologies (VMware, KVM, Hyper-V)
Experience with building and running large scale, distributed, highly-available and fault-tolerant applications.
High comfort level using one or more automation tools or orchestration application stacks and frameworks (e.g. VMware vCO, Azure Pack, Azure Stack, OpenStack, Cloud Stack, or Microsoft Systems Center Orchestrator)
Ability to develop and debug software scripting and code in at least one of the following languages (Powershell, Bash, Python, Perl, Ruby, Java, Javascript, etc.)
Understanding of architecture and use cases for configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef, Ansible, and SALT Stack.
Leverage DevOps tools like GitHub, Jira, Jenkins, Artifactory, Zephyr, etc. to deliver automation and promote a DevOps culture.
Ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining a high level of detail
Diagnose functional issues and take ownership of issue resolution

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with developing and managing cloud-computing environments like Amazon EC2, Azure, GCP,
Experience developing scalable cloud microservices using container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, and Mesosphere
Experience in network virtualization technologies (e.g. NSX or ACI)
A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Systems.
Job title and pay range depends on experience and breadth of skills