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Technical Solution Architect Storage/Backup

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Date: Apr 21, 2021

Location: Bucharest, B, RO

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 114591

 

Competitive salary | Remote

 

At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.

 

NTT DATA Services is currently looking for a Technical Solution Architect Storage/Backup for our growing team based remotely in Romania.

 

Overview

The Storage & Backup Technical Solution Architect creates, owns, influences, oversees, and enhances the managed services solutions for NTT DATA Services small and medium scale/enterprise client pursuits having various elements of Data Center (Compute, Storage, Backup, Virtualization, DR, and Cloud) and associated processes and tools.

The Storage & Backup Technical Solution Architect will be part of the Global Solution Design Center and is responsible and accountable for the managed services solution design enabling customer business outcomes. The Technical Architect should enable the NTT Data Business by making each solution design sellable, deliverable and profitable. The solution design deliverables should therefore be, cost competitive, aggressive and technically superior solutions. The solution design should adhere to the compliance directives provided by both customer and NTT Data. 

 

Role Responsibilities

  • Support NTT DATA Services business development efforts by collaborating and providing the required inputs into new opportunities to enable the solution design, creation and enhancement of NTT DATA Services Data Center, Storage, Backup and Cloud offerings and capabilities;
  • Work with solution design team members and sales to deliver accurate costing and pricing techniques, based on the NTT Data Services Costing guidelines and templates
  • Ensure that new client solutions are architected and designed in an optimum way to achieve the expected levels of functionality, quality and compliance
  • Promote existing and new capabilities and DC, Storage, Backup and Cloud offerings to internal groups, partners and clients;
  • Build opportunity level cost models and support benchmarking efforts against market pricing, positioning strategy and partner strategy;
  • Keep abreast of new technologies and products emerging in the Compute, Storage, Backup, Virtualization, DR, Cloud area.
  • Facilitate and coordinate collaborative dialog with sales, pre-sales, partner teams and delivery teams, to provide consolidated input for relevant corporate stakeholders as they relate to new capabilities and repeatable solutions;
  • Explore and enable automated sales and solution design methodologies for new and existing capabilities and service offerings.

 

Key skills

  • demonstrated experience in IT Outsourcing and Managed Services delivery, solution design / pre-sales, practice, product management or a corporate leadership role in managed services solution design or consulting, with bachelor’s degree, or equivalent;
  • In-depth experience in creating and managing the creation of infrastructure outsourcing solutions and cost models; This includes analyzing the client business requirements, RFP asks, analyzing client volumes and tickets, sizing, solution design, costing and rolling out required solution documents / artifacts as needed for each of the pursuits
  • Technical thought leadership, organizational agility and ability to communicate affectively within a global team;
  • Proven Storage & Backup technical expertise in the following technology / services areas:  Data Center technologies and services including DC Migration, colocation, DC consolidation, DC managed services and Operations, Backup, Storage, Virtualization, HCI and Cloud related technologies (both Private and all Public Cloud Domains esp. Azure, AWS and Google). Hands-on working experience and solution design experience on various Storage and Backup Solutions.
  • In depth knowledge of services support models and related interdependencies in support of a managed infrastructure ecosystem;
  • Strategic thinker with technical background or related experience who can blend technology and business strategy to develop compelling solutions in Compute, Storage, Backup, Virtualization, DR and Cloud domains
  • Expert understanding of the impacts of emerging business and technology trends as they relate to Storage & Backup services and their implications for potential clients;
  • Extensive industry knowledge in creating and packaging various IT services offerings, small / medium multi-year support services for managed infrastructure services;
  • Must be ITIL Foundation Certified. ITIL Intermediate Service Strategy or Service Design represents an advantage; TOGAF or equivalent architectural certification will be an added advantage
  • Ability to take contractual transition and transformational requirements and include in final solution and contract.
  • Industry recognized technical certification(s) in one or more end user services area and OEM is highly recommended (e.g. Public Cloud, Virtualization, Storage vendor / product certifications VMWare, Citrix, Microsoft etc.).
  • Experience with end user services product portfolio structures and pricing models

 

Benefits

 

Our people are the most critical component of our long-term success and their health and wellbeing are our priority. You will enjoy a comprehensive, locally competitive benefits package.

 

About NTT DATA Services

 

NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible
business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.
NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 100,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 85 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit nttdataservices.com to learn more.

 

Equal opportunities
NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.

 

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