Data Centre Technical Architect

  • Jakarta
  • Ntt
JOB DESCRIPTION NTT is a leading global IT solutions and services organisation that brings together people, data and things to create a better and more sustainable future.In today’s ‘iNTTerconnected’ world, connections matter more now than ever. By bringing together talented people, world-class technology partners and emerging innovators, we help our clients solve some of the world’s most significant technological, business and societal challenges.With people at the heart of our success, NTT is committed to attracting and growing the best talent and providing an environment where everyone feels they can belong and their contribution matters.Want to be a part of our team? The Data Centre Technical Architect is responsible for designing and implementing the infrastructure and systems of a data centre, collaborating with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and translating them into efficient and reliable data centre solutions as part of the pre-sales process.Working at NTTKey Roles and Responsibilities:Design and architect the infrastructure of data centre, including servers, storage systems, networking equipment, power and cooling systems, and physical security measures.Evaluate and recommend data centre services, aligning them with business requirements and ensuring security and compliance.Analyse, develop and recommend long-term strategic plans to ensure data centre meets current and future requirements.Viewed as a trusted technical advisor to the client and provide technical guidance to development teams during the implementation of collaborative solutions.Develop and implement network architectures, ensuring optimal performance, scalability, and security.Design and optimize virtualized environments using technologies such as VMware, Hyper-V, or KVMProvide pre-sales technical support and expertise in analysing client requirements, in conjunction with the client’s current collaboration capabilities.Ensure technical solutions will accomplish the client's objectivesWork with internal stakeholders to produce a technical specification for the custom development and systems integration requirements for the solutionDevelop or produce the technical design document to match the solution design specifications.Working with the relevant internal stakeholders, participate or lead in scope of work determination, product pricing and RFP/RFI responses.Assist with the determination of outsourcing, product pricing and collaborates with others to develop an implementation solution.Create comprehensive technical documentation, including network diagrams, system configurations, and standard operating procedures (SOPs).Responsible for influencing and guiding members of the Sales team and to ensure that they are equipped to close deals and maintain visibility of forecasting and sales pipeline in order to influence potential deals.Manage client proof of concept (POC) initiatives, which will require the involvement of the appropriate resources, and setup and delivery of the POC.On all assigned engagements, owns the proposed solution and transitions the build / implementation to the delivery team.Specifically relating to opportunity pursuit the Data Centre Technical Architect will:o Evaluate each opportunity for alignment with NTT capabilities and business policyo Prepare the executive summary that outlines all of the information gathered from the client in regards to their needs, as understoodo Document the proposed technology solutiono Document the statement of work along with all labour requirementso Work with the relevant internal stakeholders to prepare the pricing format that will be supplied to the customer.o Perform the actual solution design and prepare a parts list outlining equipment to be provided.o Develop and manage a proof-of-concept as such may be requiredo Engage all technical resources required for an accurate solution designo Prepare a network diagram outlining the proposed solutiono Document all deliverables and what constitutes a successful completion.o Review the final parts list as supplied and submit all information to the applicable bid team for final assemblyo Verify the proposal’s accuracy and sign off on the final documents to be presented to the cliento Assist during the final presentation to the client as appropriateKnowledge, Skills and Attributes:Demonstrate strong client engagement skillsUnderstanding of the vendor’s products business and technology positioningStrong knowledge of data centre infrastructure components, networking technologies, virtualization, and cloud computing platforms.Solid understanding of data centre security principles, compliance standards, and best practicesTechnical consulting aptitudeGood communication skillsGood analytical skillsAbility to collaborate and communicate effectively with team members, contributing to their successBroad product knowledge integrated with technology understandingUnderstanding network protocols, topologies and securityProficiency in designing and implementing network architectures, including LAN, WAN, and virtual networking technologies.Knowledge of routing, switching, firewalls, load balancing, and network security is important.Expertise in server and storage technologies such as virtualization, blade servers, storage area networks (SAN), network-attached storage (NAS), and data backup and recovery systems.Familiarity with cloud computing platforms and services, including infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS), and software-as-a-service (SaaS).Knowledge of cloud architecture, deployment models, and security considerations is crucial.Understanding how to design and optimize virtualized environments for performance, scalability, and reliability is essential.Knowledge of data centre security principles and best practices, including physical security measures, network security, access controls, and vulnerability management.Understanding compliance standards such as PCI DSS or HIPAA Basic understanding of key vendor subscription models such as Cisco EA 3.0Academic Qualifications and Certifications:Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study (Computer Science, Information Technology, etc)Vendor product, sales and technology certificationsRequired Experience:Seasoned professional technical experience within a large scale (preferably multi-national) technology services environmentExperience with virtualization technologies like VMware, Hyper-V, or KVM.Seasoned experience in a professional technical roleSeasoned experience as a Data Centre Technical Architect or similar role, designing and implementing data centre infrastructure solutions.Experience in project management methodologies advantageousSkills SummaryCloud Computing, Computing, Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM), Information Technology Security, Networking Solutions, Server Technologies, Storage Systems, Virtualization TechnologyWhat will make you a good fit for the role? Workplace type: Hybrid WorkingEqual Opportunity EmployerNTT is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a global culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to providing an environment free of unfair discrimination and harassment. We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, veteran status, or other protected categoryJoin our growing global team and accelerate your career with us. Apply today.A career at NTT means:Being part of a global pioneer – where you gain exposure to our Fortune 500 clients and world-leading global technology partners and work with a network of over 40,000 smart and diverse colleagues across 57 countries, delivering services in over 200 countries.Being at the forefront of cutting-edge technology – backed with a 150-year heritage of using technology for good. With 40% of the world’s internet traffic running on our network and where Emoji were first invented, you can be proud of the group’s many new ‘firsts’.Making a difference – by doing meaningful work that helps to shape the future for our clients, and across industries and communities around the world. Being your best self – in a progressive ‘Connected Working’ environment that promotes flexibility, connection and wellbeing. Where diversity and different perspectives are embraced to ensure equal opportunities for all.Having ongoing opportunities to own and develop your career – with a personal and professional development plan and access to the broadest learning offerings in the industry.