Intel Storage and Memory Solution Architect in Folsom, California

Job Description

Storage and Memory Solution Architect

Join Intel — help us define the future and connect our customers to the best solutions.

We have a passion for defining and driving the future, and in Storage it shows, where we have invented the game changing modern SSDs and introduced Intel® Optane™ Technology. If you share our passion for inventing the future, and driving the industry to apply innovative storage and memory technologies to solve a variety of customer challenges, then we’d like to hear from you.

Position description

What you do in this role will correlate to the very top line metrics for Intel.

The Intel SSD Solutions Architecture team is recognized broadly as a team of top storage and memory solutions experts within the industry recognized leader in computing and storage. If you join this team, you will have an opportunity to stay close to the very forefront of datacenter storage and memory technologies, enterprise IT software trends, and data center infrastructure to help Intel define the future of storage and memory in the solution context.

You will:

  • Work with the world’s largest enterprise and cloud IT companies directly and indirectly to help solve complex IT problems and drive infrastructure transformation

  • Define the best fit opportunity for Intel’s current and future storage and memory products in the solutions context, prove the value of these solutions in practice (build/test)

  • Position solutions value to customers, influencers as well as software partners, as well as train a world-wide sales force to scale business opportunities

  • Work closely with fellow traveler hardware and software companies to enable Intel SSD technology scaling through qualification/certification activities, as well as joint marketing connections and sales scaling programs.

  • Evangelize Intel technologies in public forums, as conferences, and various customer events to help drive infrastructure change and business scale.

  • Connect key technical solutions into industry verticals, such as Cloud Service Providers, Financial Services, Retail, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Energy, and more

Must have

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent technical knowledge

  • 8+ years of experience in IT engineering or applications support, preferably with Intel Architecture CPUs, boards and/or systems.

  • First-hand experience implementing emerging enterprise IT technologies within an IT Infrastructure in a Solutions context; examples may include but are not limited to emerging analytics, database, storage systems, mission critical applications, converged and hyperconverged systems, performance sensitive applications, and open source infrastructure solutions.

Nice to have

  • Ability to describe complex technology solutions in business terms and demonstrate business value to customers

  • Understanding of emerging trends in enterprise solutions, corporate IT, Intel architecture and competitive solutions

  • Technical competence in IT solutions converging software and hardware specifically within the Microsoft context, including a detailed hand’s on understanding of the Microsoft software portfolio such as Windows Server 2016, Storage Spaces Direct, Microsoft SQL, AzureStack, etc.

  • Detailed knowledge of Storage solutions of many types, including SAN and NAS technologies, Hadoop, CEPH, Swift, VSAN, Nutanix, Simplivity, Pivot3, NoSQL, Key-value databases, In-memory Databases, or other similar emerging scale out server attached storage offerings.

  • Capability and basic understanding of benchmarking Storage devices within both Linux and Windows operating system environments.

What we offer you

  • We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth.

  • As a global leader in innovation and new technology, we foster a collaborative, supportive, and boredom-free environment—where the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve exceptional results.

  • We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, retirement plans, life and disability insurance, opportunities to buy Intel stock at a discounted rate, and Intel stock awards (eligibility at the discretion of Intel Corporation).

  • We provide benefits that promote a healthy, enjoyable life: excellent medical plans, wellness programs and amenities, flexible work hours, time off, recreational activities, discounts on various products and services, and many more creative perks that make Intel a Great Place to Work!

We're constantly working on making a more connected and intelligent future, and we need your help. Change tomorrow. Start today.

Qualifications

Inside this Business Group

Non-Volatile Solutions Memory Group: The Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group is a worldwide organization that delivers NAND flash memory products for use in Solid State Drives (SSDs), portable memory storage devices, digital camera memory cards, and other devices. The group is responsible for NVM technology design and development, complete Solid State Drive (SSD) system hardware and firmware development, as well as wafer and SSD manufacturing.

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