(R-18285)Associate Presales Solution Architect

India - Remote
Private Cloud - CTO and Solutioning – CTO and Solutioning /
Full - Time /
Role:  Associate Solution Architect (VMware / Openstack )
Experience Level: 4 to 7 yrs
Location: India-Bangalore or Remote Work From Home

Attributes we look for-
·       High degrees of technical acumen with VMware/ Openstack certifications
·       Collaborative team player
·       Good communication skills (written and oral) to technical and non-technical stakeholders
·       Ability to understand customer business problems instead of just focusing on IT problems and tie them together to deliver specific outcomes to the customer.
·       Having a growth mindset
·       RFx, Proposals, Presentations
·       Passion for problem solving and enthusiasm for positive customer outcomes.
·       This role is a Associate Solution Architect role around VMware / Openstack to support Rackspace customer’s in EMEA & APAC region.
·       Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or Business is preferred.
·       Experience in the range of 4 to 8 yrs.
·       4 + years of solutions engineering experience or experience working with technologies such as VMware / Openstack.
·       At least One or two industry certifications required: Linux+, RHCSA/RHCE, VMware, VCP, OpenStack, Kubernetes.
 Technical Skills
·       Experience working with VMware / OpenStack
·       Ability to lead customer workshops for requirements gathering solution mapping or proposal playback.
·       Ability to Respond to technical RFP/RFI
·       Owning a specific technology area and becoming the Subject Matter Expert (SME)
Must have Skills-
·       Experience of working with Private Cloud platforms based on VMware / Openstack.
·       Experience of working with DELL/ HP/ Nutanix/ NetApp Storage platform
·       Experience of working with Cisco/Palo Alto/ Juniper/Fortinet firewalls
·       Experience of working with F5, Citrix Load Balancers
Nice to have skills:
·       Experience of working with security vendors like Cloudflare, Akamai, Incapsula/Imperva
·       Knowledge or experience of working with any Hyperscalers (AWS/ Azure/ GCP)
Location: Bangalore (WFH) or Remote Work
Benefits of working with Rackspace: -
Insurance Benefits:
Medical hospitalization coverage for self, spouse, and dependent children is provided to each employee free of cost.
Disability & Accidental life coverage.
Parental coverage for parents or parents-in-law by paying insurance premium.
Time Off Benefits:
Flexibility of choosing holidays from the annual Holiday Calendar, apart from public holidays.
Flexibility of opting for a maximum of 5 voluntary days off for community service, in addition to the annual Holiday Calendar.
Special Health Day and Birthday time off, apart from the annual Holiday Calendar.
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