**Organization: Converged Platforms and Solutions Division**
As part of the Microsoft Hybrid Cloud Team, you’ll help transform the hybrid cloud market by bringing together the best technologies from Microsoft and Dell EMC. This team is responsible for the Dell Azure Stack integrated systems, the cloud applications designed to run on Azure, along with the Dell technologies that will deliver the best customer experience with Azure Stack.
The Cloud Infrastructure Architect reports to the Azure Engineered systems lead, and is responsible for directing the infrastructure components of the forthcoming Azure Stack systems. The architect will work with partners within the Dell EMC Infrastructure Solutions Group to identify the component technologies available within ISG that can deliver a reliable, delightful experience to Dell EMC Azure Stack customers.
+ Establish the technical componentry of the Dell EMC Azure Stack systems
+ Document and communicate proposed designs for Dell EMC executives
+ Evaluate the feasibility and desirability of integrating additional Dell EMC intellectual property into the Azure Stack systems
+ Work with the Azure Stack teams at Microsoft to ensure that the Dell EMC Azure Stack system aligns with Microsoft’s strategic vision for the product lines
+ Interact with the sales field and directly with customers to gauge demand for specific solutions
+ Consult with technical marketing and sometimes generate technical marketing content that communicates the value of solutions running on Dell EMC Azure Stack systems
**Desired Skills and experience**
+ Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
+ Experience with common automation frameworks and languages
+ Deep knowledge of computing infrastructure technologies, particularly in the fields of networking and storage
+ Travel: 25%
10+ years of progressive and diverse IT experience
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**Critical Hiring Criteria:**
Engineering - Other
200 - STORAGE CORPORATE
US - Massachusetts - Hopkinton, US - Texas - Austin