Services Engineer - Lifecycle Solutions

Company Name:
Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. announced that its professional services and technical resources are now part of the HP ServiceONE program in the U.S. and Canada. As the first HP ServiceONE distributor, Avnet enables HP enterprise partners to enhance their services offerings by leveraging its Data Center Lifecycle Services while capitalizing on HP incentive programs. Avnet''s professional services offerings for HP enterprise partners include HP ProLiant servers and HP 3PAR storage, and will be focused on data center solutions for deployment, education, installation, integration and technical services.
We are seeking Delivery Engineer resources to support this partnership.
IT Engineers Job Purpose:
Designs high value services solutions that solve complex business problems, address articulated requirements and create efficiencies for clients. Provides consultative input and leverages client relationships during the selling process to identify, qualify and close new client engagements. Participates in enhancing current or building new practice offerings to include in the services solutions portfolio.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Collaborates with client and practice team members to move the engagement from a solutions design concept through architectural definition to implementation of the services solution.
Delivers a high value services solution to the client on time, within budget, and meeting all quality and solution design specifications.
Provides services solutions implementation and delivery guidance.
Develops an understanding of client business needs, current industry environment and market solution trends to contribute to the refinement of current or build of new practice offerings.
Cultivates client relationships and develops the practice reputation as a leading edge provider of client services solutions.
Creates and/or identifies demand for new and additional services solutions engagements.
Knowledge and Skills:
Strong knowledge of HP hardware and software.
Strong knowledge of technologies like Servers, virtualization, networking, storage, security
Preferred candidates will possess multiple of the following certifications.
Master ASE - HP StorageWorks (2008)
Master ASE - HP SAN Architect - Data Availability Solutions (2005)
HP ASE - StorageWorks Integration (2011)
ASE - HP StorageWorks (2008)
ASE - Specialty in HP StorageWorks Secondary Storage (2008)
ASE - HP BladeSystem Solutions (2010)
ASE - Specialty in HP ProLiant Servers c-Class Blades (2006) (transitional)
ASE - HP BladeSystem (2007)
ASE - HP BladeSystem (2009)
ASE - HP ProLiant ML/DL/SL Servers (2010)
ASE - Network Infrastructure (2011) (active)
ASE - HP Networking (2010)
HP AIS - StorageWorks Integration (2011)
AIS - HP StorageWorks (2008)
AIS - Specialty in HP StorageWorks P4000 SAN Solutions (2009)
AIS - HP Integrity Server Systems (2006)
AIS - HP Integrity BladeSystem (2008)
HP ProLiant ML/DL/SL Servers (2007)
Work Experience:
Typically a minimum of 4 - 6 years of successful experience in consultative services delivery and advancement in client facing roles. Demonstrated competency in practice discipline. Demonstrated experience establishing and maintaining relationships with clients. Relevant consulting, fee based services experience.
Education and Certification(s):
BS/BA Degree in Computer Science, Business, Marketing or a related field or equivalent combination of formal education and directly related experience. MS/MBA helpful.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. If you are interested in applying for employment with Avnet and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department at option 4, then option 3.

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