Senior Engineer Data Center Technologies

Posted 2 months ago by Sumathi Group, Classification: IT & Telecoms

Sumathi Holdings is a well-known conglomerate in Sri Lanka with an extensive portfolio of diversified businesses. We have reflected as responsible corporate citizens who have contributed immensely to strengthen the national economy. We have a well-diversified business portfolio in multiple sectors such as Information Technology, Retail Trade, Health Care, Hospitality, Investment, Hydro Power, Film Production and Security Services. We're proud to be the pioneers in some sectors we operate and whilst we take care of all our stakeholders who have been a part of our corporate success.

Sumathi Information Technologies (Private) Limited is a fully owned subsidiary of Sumathi Holdings and commenced business in the arena of computer networking & data communication in 2001 offering total ICT solutions under one roof. We are looking for a Creative, Knowledgeable and well experienced professional who can join our winning team to deliver quality work to our customers.


  • The role requires the Engineer to do pre-sales and post-sales activities of the division and assist in building the Data Center Division.
  • He/she will be expected to act as an advocate for the product portfolio carried by Sumathi IT in fulfilling the interests of the customer and assist sales teams in positioning appropriate solutions.
  • The selected candidates will take ownership of issues and challenges on behalf of our clients to address and resolve them by leveraging the Data Center and the extended Sumathi IT team.


While the minimum qualifications are given below, depending on the seniority and experience, the selected applicant will be offered an appropriate designation, hierarchical placement and remuneration.

  • Possess a Degree in Telecommunication, Computer, IT, Electrical or Electronics Engineering from a reputed University.
  • 3+ years of Hands-on experience in three or more of the following Data Centre technologies
  1. Servers (x86 - Dell/HP/Lenovo, IBM POWER)
  2. Virtualization technologies (VMWare/POWERVM/Nutanix)
  3. Storage technologies (IBM/Huawei/Netapp/HDS)
  4. Backup and Archival Tools (Veritas, Commvault, Veeam)
  5. Public, Private or Hybrid Cloud Technologies
  6. Should have at least mid-level certifications of leading Data Center solution vendors.
  7. Should be able to manage RHEL or Unix system administration functions.
  8. Having experience at a Principal vendor or another Systems Integrator firm will be an added advantage.

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