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Network Administration
Ref No.: 16-01305
Location: Austin, Texas
Start Date / End Date: 05/17/2016 to 01/15/2017
  • Participates in program solutions which could encompass only one service line services.
  • Provides technical counseling to the client within its technical domain.
  • Provides high-value added solution according to the DCS Customer requirements.
  • Validates with the solution architects the feasibility of the technology to support the proposed technical solution.
  • Manages/Operated the technical solution according to DCS standards in terms of processes and tools.
  • Leads and governs the design of technical solution using DCS standards, processes and tools.
  • Ensures that all technical risks are documented along with the mitigations.

Technical Expert sits within the EDW Solution team, led by a Solution Manager and must be aligned with:
  • DCS EDW Solution Manager / Solution Architect
  • DCS Functional expert/architect(s)
  • DCS Technical experts/architect(s)
  • DCS Program Management team
  • DCS Delivery units
  • DCS Customer (end user)
  • DCS Service Delivery Manager

Communication skills:
  • English business intermediate.
  • Good Interpersonal and Communication Skills.
  • Presentation skills.

Technical skills:
The Technical Expert is specialized in at least one of the following tower / practice: Managed Infrastructure Solutions Linux, Storage, Backup System Administration; Applications Operations; Network & Communications; Cross Functional; Open systems environments; Oracle Exadata System Administration; etc.
  • Ability to understand the technical requirements and provide value-added solution(s).
  • Ability to operate end-to-end solutions based on solution modules / building blocks
  • Deep knowledge in the state of the art in the respective technical domain.
  • Good knowledge of DCS Portfolio within in the respective technical domain.
  • Experience in technical specifications according to employed technology.
  • Knowledge in various methodologies to estimate effort for the technical solution, and in Client' standards for estimation (estimation tools & methodology, estimation guidelines). Provides effort estimation to Solution Manager/Solution Architect /Technical Architect for consolidation.
  • Ability to implement risk management (assessment, mitigation, residual cost calculation) providing the results to the Solution Manager/Solution Architect/Technical Architect for consolidation, costing and decision making.
  • Ability to support the Solution Manager / Solution Architect in technical affairs (including cost impact) with respect to negotiations with the decision makers

Working Experience:
  • At least 4 years of experience in technical delivery within the Practice and or tower.
  • No previous experience in deal solutioning is required but non-leading participation in deal solutioning is recommended

Soft skills:
  • Good leadership skills.
  • Good team working skills.
  • Ability of leading to successful technical outcomes and taking ownership of issue resolution.
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain decisive.
  • Good analytical skills and an ability to define and articulate the precise nature of any given situation appropriately to the target audience whether technical or non-technical.
  • Willingness to travel