INFRASTRUCTURE DATA CENTER SOLUTION ARCHITECT in Madrid, SPAIN (m/f)

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INFRASTRUCTURE DATA CENTER SOLUTION ARCHITECT in Madrid, SPAIN (m/f)
 
Leading multinational company in the Energy sector is looking for a dynamic and motivated Data Center Solution Architect to join its Data Center division in the IT Hardware team in Madrid (Spain). Reporting to the Data Center Sales Manager in Iberia, he/she will support the Sales and Technical teams in the Data Center´s Infrastructure solutions design. and delivery.
 
 
TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Main goal: To be the Data Center SME (Subject Matter Expert). Responsible for adapting, promoting and supporting integrated, intelligent solutions for customers in key selected market segments to implement the company strategy in Spain.
 

  • Understand client’s applications for Data center tools including, energy management and life cycle expected performances.
  • Bring added values to support the sales team with potential clients, identifying business needs, customer process constraints, and technical challenges, prescribing offers and influencing tender specifications.
  • Work closely with customers to define an operational description of the solution, as well as the functional description including quantified performance levels. Anticipate complementary functions selling opportunities for some add-ons in a later stage of the project.
  • Customize reference architectures to elaborate a solution and fulfill the customer expectations, while re-using to save time, optimize costs and reduce risks.

 
REQUIREMENTS
 

  • Education: Engineering Degree aligned with industry – Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Computer Science & Software.
  • Experience: At least 4 years of experience in the design and implementation of Data Centers solutions in Spain (pre-sales experience is a plus). It is essential to know the Spanish market as well as competitors and suppliers. We are looking for someone focused on the infrastructure side (racks, control and monitorization systems, etc.) with hardware knowledge.
  • Technical skills & Knowledge: Must possess the ability to identify the customer context and needs by gathering their requirements, understanding the client background and build/ design solutions to fulfill those needs. Specialized in infrastructure solutions, with few system’s knowledge. High technical understanding need to work on complex projects involving the integration of numerous interconnected components and sub-systems.
  • Languages: Fluent Spanish (with clients) and at least B2 level in English (internal trainings).
  • Personal & Soft Skills:  Business acumen (to know the Spanish market: clients, suppliers, competitors…).  Proactive, problem solver, with strategical thinking and communication skills (internal & external). Collaborative team player. He / She will not have direct team under his/her charge but will be essential to have influence to coordinate the most adequate delivery of the solutions with different technical and sales teams).

 
 
WHAT DO WE OFFER?
 

  • About the company & Career Plan: Join one of the most passionate, dynamic and multicultural teams in a leading multinational company with a high technical expertise within the energy management and automation field. Career plans are customized according to the candidate expertise, experience and interests.
  • Salary & Conditions: Salary according to the candidate’s experience – between 40.000€ and 60.000€ (Basic Salary + 20 % Bonus). Flexible Compensation Program: Tax reduction through Meal Vouchers and Health Insurance. Life Insurance covered by the company. Permanent contract. Training Plan. Recognition Programs.
  • Location: Madrid. Sporadic travel involved (up to 15% in Spain).