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Chief Architect Distributed Block Storage

Framingham, MA, USA | Huawei

  • Industry:
    Telecommunications & Wireless
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    15-20 years
Job Description:
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About the role:

Futurewei, Inc., the subsidiary of Huawei operating in the USA, is seeking a Chief Architect of distributed Storage to join our growing and highly visible advanced development team in Framingham, MA. In this position, you will be reporting to Senior Director of Huawei Boston Storage Lab, and will be responsible for Huawei next gen distributed storage/SDS architecture & design and product. Your architecture, design & solution will leverage Huawei’s unique hardware and software capabilities to build highly competitive distributed enterprise level storage system to help customer to reduce their TCO and manage the complexity of their data center infrastructure. 

Job description:

Responsible for architecture design and advance research of Huawei Distributed Block Storage with industry-leading competitiveness.

Insight into distributed storage market and technical trends in SDS (Software Defined Storage) scenarios, HCI (Hyper Converged Infrastructure) scenarios and hybrid cloud scenarios, recognize the next generation architecture and technical requirement.

Responsible for technical strategy and planning of distributed block storage, the key technologies for the construction of competitive product recognition, build long-term competitiveness of products.

Collaboration with the product and marketing strategic planning team, put forward constructive suggestions for product planning.

Engaged in key customer presentations, discussion, workshop and other activities. Define the innovative architecture and solution according to the customer requirements.


Minimum 8 years with PhD, or 12+ years with MS, or 15+ years with BS along with industry experience in the IT industry

Experience with storage products and solutions for design and development

Rich experience in system architecture and implementation theory and actual work experience in the success of the system in architecture design

Familiar with distributed storage technology, familiar with the mainstream distributed storage products

Familiar with block storage system design, development and maintenance

Familiar with the data center disaster recovery, QOS of the distributed storage


Mainstream cloud services experience from leading firms and the realization of business and maintenance experience in architecture design, with unique view on cloud services market and market trends

HCI, OpenStack, Container technologies, cloud computing, Hypervisor technologies are strongly preferred

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