Job Description :
Responsibilities to include
Develop technology plan to migrate all data, servers, applications, and supporting systems from Customer’s current compute/network/storage solution of VMware/Cisco/NetApp to new Cisco (Hyperflex, UCS, Cloud Center, Intersight) VMware and Cohesity platform within acceptable levels of downtime
Act as subject matter expert (SME) resource advocating for Customer’s interests concerning hardware and software technology to be deployed in scope of project
Facilitate migration plan in concert with Customer’s existing technical staff resources
Determine most feasible and effective configuration for Customer’s new VMware/Cisco/Cohesity platform to be hosted at TierPoint locations (in Maryland and Texas)
Develop configuration, replication and ongoing administration plan for replication of data and virtual servers between primary hosted server location, disaster recovery site and cloud hosting vendors (AWS, Azure)
Create documentation of new system’s hardware architecture and systems configurations as well as COOP plans and Disaster Recovery plans based on new VMware/Cisco/Cohesity platforms
Present Customer’s project sponsors and stakeholders with available options and cost/benefit analysis on technical matters throughout contract duration
Supply Customer’s executive leadership with options for decision making, progress reports and system documentation deliverables
Advocate on Customer’s behalf with vendor (Cisco) supplied staff and resources
Work directly with Customer’s technical staff in matters of planning, migration, training and knowledge transfer for new platform

Required
Cisco CCIE Data Center certified
Experience implementing similar size Cisco Hyperflex systems (atleast 15 nodes, 300 virtual servers, across 2 physical DataCenter locations)
Experience and knowledge of Cisco Unified Computing (UCS)
Experience and knowledge of Cisco Cloud Center (formerly CliQr)
Experience and knowledge of Cisco Workload Manager
Experience and knowledge of Cisco Intersight
Experience and knowledge of Cohesity Data Platform
Experience and knowledge of VMware vSphere

Education and Years of Experience: Bachelor Degree or More.