Nutanix Infrastructure Consultant/ Architect in Atlanta, Georgia

Nutanix is a cloud computing software company that sells hyper-converged infrastructure appliances and software-defined storage. Founded in 2009, we have been a publicly held company since 2016. Named 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyper-Converged Systems.

Nutanix is an equal opportunity employer. The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is to provide fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Nutanix hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. Nutanix believes that associates should be provided with a working environment that enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.

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.

The Nutanix Services and Customer Solutions team delivers a strong influence on the success of each Nutanix implementation by its customers. The Services function ensures success by engaging with customers in the pre-sales and post-sales stages by assisting in their software-defined data center (SDDC) strategy and architecture. Besides helping customers implement Nutanix products successfully, the Services team, working with our partners, ensures customer success in fully implementing their virtualized and software-defined data centers. The Nutanix Services Consulting function includes assessment, design, implementation, integration and automation services as well as project management.

Job Summary – Infrastructure Consultant / 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 Consultant / Architect will work in the Services team to help clients establish overall architectural vision and direction. They will focus on designing complex solutions for our customers, as well as work with software developers, consultants, and engineers to create scalable and repeatable solutions for partners. They should have an extensive background in business-critical applications as well as the ability to create service offerings around, as well as deliver private cloud, automation, and orchestration projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Billable Project work 70%

  • Consult customers to identify, elaborate, and document business and technical requirements.

  • Architect, design, and build robust hybrid cloud computing solutions that integrate hardware, software, virtualization, and networking that meet industry best practices from a variety of vendors.

  • Participate in pre-sales to provide services overlay to the existing sales motion primarily as a SME

  • Create toolkits, best practice documents and whitepapers

Required Qualifications:

  • Up to 70% of travel

  • Years of industry experience – Consultant: 3+ | Senior Consultant: 6+ | Architect: 8+ Proven skills with industry certifications in virtualization technologies (VMware, KVM, Hyper-V)

  • Understanding of distributed systems

  • Ability to go deep on core platform architecture concepts (e.g. hardware platform, hypervisor, Networking, security, data protection, high availability, monitoring & alerting, patching etc.)

  • Solid understanding of data center infrastructure including servers, SAN, and switching

  • Familiarity with security & compliance standards across a variety enterprise IT landscapes

  • High level of comfort performing white boarding sessions and PowerPoint presentations

  • Expertise in 2 or more of the following areas of specialization:

  • Large scale migrations (V2V & P2V) with robust understanding of cloud computing transition challenges

  • End User Computing Solutions and Application Virtualization (e.g. Citrix XenDesktop / XenApp / VMWare Horizon View / AppVolumes, etc.)

  • Public & Hybrid Cloud architecture and migrations (AWS / GCP / Azure, etc)

  • Experience in network virtualization with a focus on NSX or ACI

  • Business-Critical Applications including SQL, Oracle, and Exchange

  • Containers including Docker / Kubernetes

  • Automation and Orchestration tools (e.g. OpenStack / CloudStack / vRealize / CloudForms, etc.)

  • Scripting languages (Bash / Shell / Python)

  • Configuration Management tools (e.g. Chef / Puppet / Ansible / Salt, etc.)

  • DevOps continuous deployment utilities (e.g. Jenkins / Artifactory / GitHub / Jira, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience in consulting

  • Expert level certification (NPX, VCDX, CCIE, etc.)

  • TOGAF certification

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Systems.

Nutanix is an equal opportunity employer.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is to provide fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Nutanix hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Nutanix believes that associates should be provided with a working environment that enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.