Datacenter Solutions Lead Job in Kenya

Datacenter Solutions Lead

Our client,  a leading ICT company in East Africa currently seeks to fill the above vacancy.

Position Description and Objectives

  1. The role is required to have had strong experience in Datacenter Solutions design and delivery. The role is expected to carry out number of pre-sales activities as part of the duties in helping structure the engagement. The role will play a vital role from the beginning of the lifecycle, in understanding the risks in the migration and planning of the deployment.
  2. The role requires both broad and deep technology knowledge and the ability to architect a solution by mapping a customer business problem to an end-to-end technology solution. The individual will diagnose and correct problems. Each engagement is customized to serve the client’s unique needs. The role requires a technically strong person who is resourceful, confident under pressure, and has demonstrated skill in both Datacenter Design and Deployment and Business Development.
Major Areas of Responsibility
  • Ensuring that all solution requirements are driven out, captured, and documented.
  • Managing and documenting all risks, issues and dependencies.
  • Ensuring that the requirements are designed using current recommended practices, and thoroughly detailed and documented.
  • Implementing solution designs in proof of concept, pilot and live production environments.
  • Testing implementations against the original requirements.
  • All resulting in the delivery of the desired, scalable, secure and highly available solution that satisfies all requirements.
  • Share knowledge, information and current recommended practices, through one-to-one and one-to-many workshops and presentations to increase the knowledge of customers (internal and external).
  • Deliver tasks assigned to self and team members by project manager are completed on time and efficiently
  • Provide technical HIGH level support for company’s customers in form of e-mail, phone call, on-site etc.
  • Ensure all certifications required by self and by team members are kept up to date.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience (Essential):
  1. A degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent work experience.
  2. 5-7 years of experience with Microsoft platform products including the Windows NT/2000/2003/2008 Operating System.
  3. 5+ years of experience with Various Datacenter technologies (hardware and/or software).
  4. Be able to plan datacenter installations and upgrades from Windows 2003, Windows 2003 R2, Windows 2008/Windows 2008 R2.
  5. Deep understanding of all Datacenter Hardware components, including blade servers, storage solutions, switches, routers, firewalls (Dell, HP, NetApp, Cisco, amongst others)
If you meet all the above requirements, kindly send us your cv (INCLUDE YOUR CURRENT & EXPECTED SALARY IN THE CV) to:

Frank Management Consult Limited
Nyaku House,1st Floor, Argwings Kodhek Road, Hurlingham

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Updated: October 25, 2012 — 12:09 pm