Netapp Solution Innovation Architect Professional Services in Greenwood Village, Colorado

Are you data-driven* We at NetApp believe in the transformative power of data to expand customer touchpoints, to foster greater innovation, and tooptimize operations. We are designed for simplicity, optimized toprotect, created to embrace future opportunity, and open to enrich choice. We are the data authority for hybrid cloud, and we are helping ourcustomers realize the full potential of their data. We ve built a Data Fabric for a data-driven world to simplify andintegrate data management across the resources that are best for the business. With the Data Fabric, our customers can harness the power of cloud dataservices, build cloud infrastructures, and modernize storage through datamanagement. By modernizing storage through data management, customers can upgradeinfrastructure to bring modern data services to existing applications. OnlyNetApp can help organizations free the resources necessary to fundtransformation by deploying the industry s leading flash storage solution,which is highly efficient and scalable in both data center and cloudenvironments. Job Summary NetApp has a challenging and exciting opportunity for an individualcontributor within NetApp s Services organization. This role of SolutionInnovation Architect will facilitate, lead and drive the incubation andbusiness transformation to land and expand cloud-based solutions in newmarkets with new and innovative offerings by co-creating services aroundcustomer needs. In pursuit of customer opportunities, you will design andincubate technical solutions to meet customer business requirements. Thesuccessful candidate will be a thought leader in any of the following focusarea: hybrid cloud design, machine learning, artificial intelligence,big data, ITSM integration, automation. Core responsibilities and tasks include: * Gain deep insight into the customer s business objectives andcollaboratively lead customer executives and the NetApp account team to createIT service strategies and solution designs including initial implementation,and operations capabilities to achieve those objectives. * Engage with customer executives to provide pre-sales consulting as atrusted business and IT advisor. * With an entrepreneurial spirit, dynamically develop innovativesolution concepts in pursuit of individual opportunities, spot trends acrossmultiple customers to propagate net new wins and customer expansions ofemerging solutions * Lead development of methods, principles, and IP creation thatgives NetApp competitive advantage in cloud transformation * Identify and collaborate with partners to define and develop solutionsand services to augment in-house capabilities * Collaborate with field technical teams, service engineering,service portfolio, product teams, and other supporting organizations inNetApp to achieve customer and NetApp business objectives * Using our cloud native portfolio of storage, data management, andhyper converged infrastructure products and through our close collaborationswith AWS, Azure and GCP, guide our clients as they migrate theirinfrastructure to on premises, hybrid or public cloud solutions. * Provide technical input and guidance to Product Management andMarketing on new feature requirements * Handle unstructured scenarios and the issues addressed are lessdefined requiring new perspectives and creative approaches. * Apply attained experiences and knowledge in solving problems that arecomplex in scope and scale requiring in-depth yet agile evaluation Job Requirements * 15+ years of proven technical design and architectural skillspreferably in a product or service introduction and/or process designcontext in enterprise information technology industry. * Consultative solution architecture and engineering involving storageand a broad array of technology platforms preferred vendor product knowledgeNetApp, EMC, Cisco, VMWare, HP, ITSM platforms (ServiceNow,BMC, etc.), e-bondin