Storage Architect - KSA Travel

United Kingdom - RemoteJune 8, 2023

Rackspace is a leading global professional services company and is a recognised leader in cloud transformation and managed services. As a professional services team we provide expertise for leading applications, data architectures and technologies, and security best practices – across every major cloud platform. Using multi-skilled approaches towards services, we help organisations modernise their infrastructure estates, ensure solutions are ‘secure by design’ and deploy everything on the right cloud infrastructure for maximum effectiveness.                                                                                                    We are seeking a Storage Architect to plan, coordinate, develop, and supervise of all activities related to the integration of storage solutionsVery regular travel to a customer-site in Saudi Arabia will be required.

Key Responsibilities

    • The Storage Architect is responsible for the planning, coordination, development, and supervision of all activities related to the integration of storage solutions, to include designs, integration, staged functionality, services and third-party solutions to meet the business requirements of the organization
    • Perform analysis and assessment of storage solutions and architecture to include Vendor designs, CMP integrations
    • Evaluate tools, approaches and policies for compliance with best practice
    • Create appropriate data and workflow models to visualize the solutions
    • Provide guidance to develop and implement best practice integration solutions based on code/remediation and appropriate tooling, process and / or workarounds
    • Develop data strategies and data architecture documentation

Skills Required

    • An excellent understanding of the unique issues related to multi-tenant storage environments and an ability to architect for those situations.
    • Understanding of the storage architecture (logical and physical) and datacenter implications.
    • Knowledge and understanding of troubleshooting, testing, and performance tuning in storage platforms.
    • Ability to contribute to the review, analysis, selection, testing, risk assessment and implementation of new storage technologies.
    • Ability to develop and document the business case and options for new storage recommendations and offerings including the development and identification of all benefits, risks and basic costs (OPEX and CAPEX).
    • Strong technical documentation, written and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong knowledge in storage technologies and storage best practices.
    • A strong business acumen is required to make prudent decisions in an ever changing and complex environment.
    • Advanced knowledge in storage best practices for VMWare, Hyper-V, SQL, Oracle, Microsoft Exchange and current Windows and Linux operation systems.
    • Exhibits strong customer service and mentoring characteristics and skills.
    • Ability to communicate technical info and ideas so others will understand.
    • Ability to successfully work and promote inclusiveness in small groups 
#LI-JH1#LI-RemoteAbout Rackspace TechnologyWe are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.  More on Rackspace TechnologyThough we’re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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