Senior Consultant

Vmware, Inc. Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 2 months ago

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Job Description

VMware Professional Services is committed to offering a collaborative and supportive working environment with a full enablement plan and the opportunity to develop in the latest Software-Defined Datacenter or Digital Workspace technologies and solutions. We promote an inclusive atmosphere where your voice will be heard, and where you will be part of a dynamic team working in partnership with each other. We are looking for conscientious and responsible individuals who can build on our successful track record and come with us on the next stage of our journey. We will sponsor your enablement and certification up to and including VCDX certification. Work for the global leader in cloud infrastructure and virtualization solutions.

The global VMware Professional Services Organization influences the success of each VMware implementation. The Professional Services team is dedicated to the success of the customer and their digital strategy. The Professional Services team ensures that VMware customers are successfully implementing their business plans from adoption all the way to a fully functioning solution.

The Senior Consultant is an advanced level technology specialist and subject matter expert, providing customer guidance by facilitating technical workshops, creation of low-level designs and implementation of use cases into high-quality solutions. In addition to customer facing delivery Senior Consultants also provide technical input to pre-sales and drive best practices in the form of white paper creation.

  • This job opportunity is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsorship by VMware.

Responsibilities

  • Assist/lead the development of architecture blueprints, design specifications, migration plans and operational best practices guidelines based on detailed requirements gathered onsite

  • Lead the definition and design of VMware Network Virtualization products and partner ecosystem solutions, following through to installation, configuration, and testing

  • Provide technical leadership to VMware consulting project teams, which will include project work at customer sites

  • Maintain current knowledge of multiple areas of VMware solutions and relevant security aspects

  • Participate in the pre-sales process to understand customer business and technical objectives and product requirements, to develop effective solutions

  • Maintain current knowledge of multiple areas of VMware solutions and relevant security aspects

  • Lead/deliver technical enablement web conferences, services delivery training events and labs at industry events such as VMworld

  • Presentation at customer and partner opportunities, training sessions and venues

  • Active and regular participation in knowledge management/capture activities

  • Work as part of a wider project team or independently act as technical lead on consulting engagements.

  • Actively demonstrate commercial awareness and stay within the scope of the contracted work.

  • Take ownership and accountability for individual deliverables.

  • Make accurate impact assessments, and raise, implement, close down and roll-back plans when required

  • Maintain current, high-level technical knowledge of the entire VMware product line and future product direction and expert level knowledge of the core VMware product line and your specialist area

  • Must enjoy working with leading edge technology and being an intrinsic part of a fantastic team.

Requirements

Ideal candidates will have a background in Data Center Network Architecture/Design, Network Security, and Virtualization.

  • 5+ years relevant experience in these subject areas with at least 5 years' experience in a consulting role

  • Leading small/medium sized technical projects and teams

  • Strong expertise in L2 Switching, L3 Routing protocols such as OSPF and BGP

  • Demonstrated experience with Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Security/Trust Zones design/architecture, Security Assessments/Evaluation

  • Consulting and/or services pre-sales experience / leadership

  • Expertise in designing architecture to meet compliance targets such as PCI and/or HIPAA

  • Network component troubleshooting expertise with:

o ASRs, enterprise-class switches and routers

o Network firewalls

o Virtual networking components

  • Experience or good understanding of any of the following cloud management systems: OpenStack, vRealize Automation, vCloud Director (vCD), VMC, vCF, Azure, GCP

  • Solid understanding of REST APIs and datacenter automation.

  • Applications are considered both from individuals currently working in the physical networking space (ie Cisco) who would like to move into the Network Virtualization and those already working within Network Virtualization.

  • Programming/scripting skills a plus (C / Unix shell, REST API, PowerShell)

  • Must be able to travel up to 75% nationally, working from customer sites

Certifications and Education

  • CCDP, CCNP, CISSP, VCP-NV or similar required. Ideally you hold a CCIE or VCDX-NV certification.
  • B.S./B.A./M.S. degree or equivalent technical training

Desirable skills and experience

  • Project governance experience and familiarity with PRINCE2, PMP or TOGAF frameworks

  • Practical knowledge of the ITIL framework

  • Experience of presenting at a user group, trade show or similar is highly desirable Why Choose VMware?

  • Make an impact on your career path; grow professionally and personally by accessing our in-house learning & development opportunities & education assistance program.

  • Voice your creative solutions to new and existing problems and watch them become initiatives.

  • Thrive in a unique work environment where the emphasis reflects our values of Execution, Passion, Integrity, Customers and Community.

  • Earn a competitive compensation package with performance- based bonuses and increases, a generous benefits package that really takes care of your needs and unexpected perks that make working here fun!

Apply Now - Let's shape the future of what's next together.

VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. VMware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.

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