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Sr. Staff Architect, Distributed Storage
Ref No.: 18-07792
Location: Santa Clara, California
Start Date: 07/18/2018
 Sample Responsibilities
  • Responsible for architecture design and maintenance of Huawei Next Generation Distributed Storage, including distributed block storage, object storage, file storage, Edge and FOG infrastructure, etc.
  • Ensure the architecture to meet the market demand in SDS(Software Defined Storage) scenarios, HCI scenarios and hybrid cloud scenarios, with industry-leading competitiveness
  • Participate in technical strategy and planning of distributed storage, the key technologies for the construction of competitive product recognition, build long-term competitiveness of products and advanced data service on top of storage with vertical optimization.
  • In cooperation with the product and marketing strategic planning team, put forward constructive suggestions for product planning to guide the storage product to advanced data service, and be the lead of hybrid cloud data service solution provider.
  • Engaged in key customers presentation, discussion, and workshop. Define the innovative architecture and solution according to the customer requirement. Consult with and provide guidance to senior management on complex projects and emerging technologies and opportunities that will drive Huawei growth and differentiation in the market.
  • Analyze product and business/market requirements and help management prioritize.
  • Research, analyze, and identify external companies and open source projects competing in and influencing the data management space.
  • Track academic research as well as recent industry advances and recommend approaches to drive greater effectiveness in engineering, which improve upon and modernize the company's capabilities.
  • Provide highly technical pieces of code - or early reference/ sample code - that can enable an initiative of the future and advance Huawei' competitive advantage.
  • While this role is predominantly an Individual Contributor role, the incumbent may directly or indirectly provide direction to a larger set of teams across multiple product or service areas or within a large and complex product.
Qualification, skills, experiences, and education:
  • Must have experience
    • SCM, SSD, HDD, RAID/EC, distributed storage, block storage
    • Familiar with distributed storage technology, familiar with the mainstream distributed storage products.
    • A domain expert, excellent coding and analytical skills.
    • Familiar with block, or object, or file storage system design and development.
  • 12+ years of storage products and solutions for the design and development experience.
  • Have rich experience in system architecture and implementation theory and actual combat ability and the success of the system architecture design.
  • Have the Internet, IoT, edge, fog, and/or cloud computing experience.
  • Familiar with the data center disaster recovery, QOS of the distributed storage.
  • Have all kinds of mainstream cloud services (such as Amazon, Windows, Azure, Google etc.) and the realization of business and maintenance experience in architecture design, with unique view on cloud services market and technology evolution.
  • Familiar with OpenStack, Docker container technology cloud computing platform based on Optimization solution.
  • Familiar with VMware, Xen, HyperV, KVM and other mainstream virtual machine optimization.
  • Demonstrated experience with current and emerging industry best practices for component and infrastructure development; proven experience developing robust, enterprise-class software
  • Demonstrated design and development experience with demonstrated visioning and innovation experience.
  • Strong problem solving ability.
  • Excellent ability to think at the system level to enable identification and remediation of product issues that may have business impact.
  • Highly creative and innovation skills; advanced knowledge of software and networking security; advanced knowledge of emerging technologies
  • Proven record of delivering results.
  • Strong communication and data presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team player.