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Deployment Architecture (Oracle)



San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Cohesity is on a mission to radically simplify how organizations secure and manage their data, while unlocking limitless value. As a leader in data security and management, we make it easy to secure, protect, manage and derive value from data—across the data center, edge, and cloud. At Cohesity, we're a group of builders and go-getters who are committed to doing the right thing. We encourage you to come as you are, as our differences make us stronger.

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Professional Services Deployment Architect

Required: (Proficiency in Oracle and SQL is required for this role)

We are looking for experienced architects who can develop detailed blueprints for successful customer deployments. Additionally, you’ll create repeatable blueprints that become the templates for all customer deployments. These will be used to develop our services practices, to enable our delivery teams, our partner teams, and our customers to deploy our secondary storage solutions applications. The ideal candidate is someone who has considerable experience architecting, documenting, deploying, and enabling others.

These practices will utilize the architecture sold by our account teams to achieve customer-committed solutions. In addition to building these solutions, this role will also spend considerable time validating these procedures in the field and teaching partners and customers how to apply these in their environment.


You will be working with engineering, systems engineers, tech marketing specialists, and customer support build to build out professional services practices starting with the architectural blueprint that covers installation, integration, applications, migration, scripting (automation) to be used by delivery teams, partners and customers.

  • Deliver architecture and professional services to Cohesity customers.
  • Build strategic relationships with key customers and Cohesity teams.
  • Write and validate deployment architectures.
  • Collaborate closely with the Engagement Manager to craft comprehensive Statements of Work (SOWs) within professional service proposals, ensuring alignment with customer requirements and project objectives.
  • Define technical architecture including sizing and performance that meet customer requirements.
  • Engage with teams to ensure blueprint is successfully deployed.
  • Create knowledge base articles related to practices and architectures.
  • Develop best practices for the blueprints that translate to project plans.
  • Continually improve deliverables as we scale and release new features/products.
  • Inspect deliverables for successes and improvements.
  • Work with others to develop post-deployment documentation (run books, pre-deployment templates, etc.)
  • Convert blueprints and best practices into a training curriculum.
  • Deliver hands-on training in small group formats.
  • Participate in the delivery of blueprints.
  • Conduct beta testing of procedures for new deployment blueprints in the field
  • Provide feedback to consultants, Systems Engineers, and engineering on ways to improve the overall experience.
  • Act as Principal for key/high-profile implementations


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in IT
  • Experience in these technical areas required.
    • Linux, Backup and Virtualization (VMware, HyperV, Citrix Xen App/Desktop)
    • Proficiency in Oracle and SQL is required for this role, with a strong emphasis on practical, hands-on experience in both databases.
  • Additional experience highly desirable:
    • Storage
    • Disaster Recovery/Business Continuance
    • Database Protection and Recovery
    • Public Cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP)
    • Layer 2 Networking and Firewalls
    • Scripting / Automation
    • Visio or equivalent application
    • MySQL/Hadoop
    • SAP
  • Excellent communication and project-related skills are also required.
    • Strong verbal communication/presentation skills
    • Strong written skills and the ability to create documentation.
    • The ability to teach others and make them successful.
    • Self-starter with excellent organization and time management skills
    • The ability to manage projects and to drive to a deadline.

Expected Travel: > 40%

Disclosure Pursuant to Applicable State Equal Pay Transparency Laws - This position has a starting pay range as listed below. Actual salary depends upon many factors, including a candidate’s skills, qualifications and experience, location, and salary expectations, and therefore a starting salary at the low end, high end, or even above the stated range may be offered. This position may also be eligible for bonus compensation, commission (if in a sales function), and/or equity grants. Additionally, full-time employees are eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits framework, including health and wellness benefits, vacation, paid holidays and refresh days, 401(k) retirement plan, life and disability insurance coverages, and other benefits the Company may offer from time to time.
US Pay Range
$121,600$152,000 USD

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