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VMware Sr. Consultant Multi-Cloud and Networking - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Helena, Montana

Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?

As you join VMware, you will help grow a company that makes meaningful and significant technology solutions and is committed to being a "force for good" in technology. Our mission is to become the trusted foundation for accelerating innovation in an unpredictable world. VMware software is essential for making the applications and devices your family and friends use every day a reality. Which means your work is essential for transforming everywhere.

The global VMware Professional Services Organization (PSO) influences the success of each VMware solution implementation & consumption. The PSO team is dedicated to the success of the customer and their digital strategy. VMware PSO 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

*This job requisition is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsored by VMware.

Success in the Role: What are the performance outcomes over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?

· You will support achievement of business outcomes of projects, lead technical project teams and take accountability for technical project deliverables.

· Support sales, pre-sales and the customer to build out a delivery roadmap.

· Vision new services and requirements and be a trusted advisor to technical decision makers and key project stakeholders on your projects.

· Work with project manager on project budget, resource planning and all aspects of efficient delivery.

· Confidently gather use case requirements and creation of technical designs while functioning as a resource for “Best Practices” and driving adoption of VMware solutions.

· Lead the development of design specifications, migration plans, and operational best practices guidelines based on detailed requirements gathered onsite

· Ensure the solution being delivered is fit for purpose, referencing the initial business goals and objectives of the project through strong project governance

· Maintain current, high-level technical knowledge of your area of specialization of VMware products and a strong level knowledge of the core VMware product line

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

· Assist in the development of our consulting service offerings as well as developing white papers and best practices

The Work: What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?

Ideal candidates will have a background in Multi-cloud as well as Data Center Network Architecture/Design, Network Security, and Virtualization in the context of public/private/hybrid cloud environments.

  • Demonstrated ability and experience in customer-facing positions as a Professional Services technical design, implementation, and migration of:

o VMC, Azure or GCP as well on premises Cloud

o NSX-T solution and use cases (Federation, DR, Intelligence, microsegmentation, V to T migrations, ATP, etc)

o AVI solution & use cases (Server Load Balancing On-prem & public cloud, GSLB, Container Ingress on TKGs/m and AKMO/AMKO, (F5/Netscaler, etc)

  • Excellent documentation and technical writing skills

  • Adaptable and progressive learner with the ability to communicate complex technical topics to a technical and non-technical audience.

  • An active listener with excellent and confident communications and interpersonal skills, with an ability to utilizes different styles of questioning techniques and manage conflict to achieve a resolution

  • Multiple years of actively delivering IT automation / scripted infrastructure projects ideally based on VMware technologies.

  • Familiarity with modern IT infrastructure (Server, Storage, Network and IT Security) and hosting operation (Disaster recovery, SLA, Backup, Multi Site, Monitoring, AD & DNS…)

  • 7+ years relevant experience in these subject areas with at least 4 years’ experience in a consulting role

  • Leading small/medium sized technical projects and teams

  • Deep expertise in multi-cloud architecture, design, and deployment with at least one of AWS, Azure or GCP.

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

  • 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 solutions 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: vCF, vRealize Automation, vCloud Director (vCD), VMC, Azure, GCP

  • Solid understanding of REST APIs and datacenter automation.

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

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

  • Practical knowledge of the ITIL framework

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

  • Experience in Operation management methods and products

  • Must be able to travel up to 50% nationally, working from customer sites

· Certifications and Education

· CCDP, CCNP, CISSP, VCP-NV or similar required. Ideally you hold a CCIE certification

· Currently holds the VCP 5.x and / or 6.x certification and ideally holds VMware VCAP/VCIX certifications

· Industry certifications from vendors such as AWS, Dell, K8 and Microsoft

· B.S./B.A./M.S. degree or equivalent technical training

What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?

· Lead the definition and design of VMware Multi-Cloud and 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

· Lead the definition and design of customer virtualization security solutions to address private and hybrid security needs.

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

· Lead service positioning and development efforts to drive VMware’s security services message internally and with customers.

· 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

· Lead the definition and design of VMware Multi-cloud and 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

· Lead the definition and design of customer virtualization security solutions to address private and hybrid security needs.

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

· Lead service positioning and development efforts to drive VMware’s security services message internally and with customers.

· 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

Where is this role located?

Remote: This role is fully remote, allowing you the flexibility to work from the location you feel most productive and comfortable. You will be expected to live within 0-4 time zones of the primary location.

What are the benefits and perks of working at VMware?

You and your loved ones will be supported with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Below are some highlights, or you can view the complete benefits package by visiting www.benefits.vmware.com.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Medical Coverage, Retirement, and Parental Leave Plans for All Family Types

  • Generous Time Off Programs

  • 40 hours of paid time to volunteer in your community

  • Rethink's Neurodiversity program to support parents raising children with learning or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilities

  • Financial contributions to your ongoing development (conference participation, trainings, course work, etc.)

  • Wellness reimbursement and online fitness and wellbeing classes

This job may require the candidate to travel and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entry.

Category : Services and Consulting

Subcategory: Solutions Architect

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2022-08-04

VMware’s Professional Services team is obsessed with helping organizations achieve their goals with the power of VMware technology. As partners throughout their digital transformation, we work with customers to build the IT capabilities, competencies, and culture they need to improve employee and customer experiences, accelerate innovation, and confidently move into the future. Join our team, and you’ll work alongside a diverse group of people who are passionate about sharing their broad expertise and empowering you to do your best work. Our technology is changing the way the world’s biggest brands do business. Where will your impact be made?

VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what’s possible today at http://careers.vmware.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: 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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