VMware Senior Consultant, vRealize (vRA) - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Wichita, Kansas
The Worldwide Consulting Centers (WWCC), which are part of the global VMware Professional Services Organization, are committed to the success of the customer and their digital strategy. The WWCC streamlines the journey for customers to become digital businesses that deliver better experiences to their customers and employees. Under the new VMware SDDC Modernization offering, the WWCC delivers high volume assessment and migration engagements.
Senior Consultant, vRealize (vRA) - WWCC
The Senior Consultant is an advanced-level technology specialist and subject matter expert in vRealize (vRA), 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 responsibilities, Senior Consultants also provide technical input to service offering evaluation, customer success initiative, pre-sales and drive best practices in the form of white paper creation.
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.
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 VMware product franchise 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. Work for VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure & digital workspace technology, accelerates digital transformation for evolving IT environments.
Collaborate with cross-functional VMware project teams which could consist of VMware pre-sales architects, engineers, product management, consulting, and support staff.
Maintain current, high-level technical knowledge of the entire VMware product portfolio and future product direction and expert level knowledge of the multi-cloud franchise product lines, which include vRealize Automation, vRealize suite of products and vSphere
Assessment of vRealize Automation environment for upgrade
Analysis of upgrade assessment report
Working with various BU’s for successful vRealize Automation migration from 7.x to 8.x
Design and Implementation of vRealize Automation 8.x
Designing and planning of vRealize Automation migration from 7.x to 8.x
Understanding of various 3rd party integrations with vRealize Automation
Migration of vRealize Automation from 7.x to 8.x
Work as part of a wider project team or independently act as technical lead on migration engagements.
Confidently gather use case requirements and creation of low-level designs while functioning as an advisory resource for “Best Practices” and driving adoption of VMware solutions.
Develop use cases into high-quality solutions in your specialist area
Actively demonstrate commercial awareness and stay within the scope of the contracted work.
Take ownership and accountability for individual deliverables.
Define project requirements/issues/constraints with PMs.
Make accurate impact assessments, and raise, implement, close down and roll-back plans when required
Assist in the development of our service offerings as well as developing accelerator content, best practices, and white papers.
Must enjoy working with leading edge technology and being an intrinsic part of a fantastic team
Work in a diverse team of consultants to implement sophisticated SDDC solutions comprising VMware product stack including vCloud Foundation.
Solid experience with modern IT infrastructure and hosting operation (Disaster recovery, SLA, Backup, Multi Site, Monitoring, AD & DNS…)
Proven expertise on VMware Virtual Infrastructure Deployment, Management & Administration for different VMWare products such as: vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator, vCloud Foundation, vCenter Operations Manager, SRM - vSphere/vCenter is a strict minimum.
Cross operating system knowledge and experience in both Linux and Windows.
Plan and lead multi-cloud infrastructure accelerator engagements, implementations, roll-outs and migrations, including hands-on implementation of VCF deployments.
Excellent understanding of modern IT production data center and Internet (ISP/ASP) hosting operations.
8+ years of applicable professional experience.
4+ years of experience in customer-facing positions as a consultant, preferably within a system integrator, consulting organization or IT provider.
Must have experience with vRealize automation (vRA)
Experience with deployment, implementation, and/or migration and be able to assess vRealize Automation (vRA) environment for upgrade
Adaptable and progressive learner with the ability to explain complex technical concepts to a variety of audiences.
Ability to work independently and work collaboratively in a team environment.
An active listener with excellent and confident communications and interpersonal skills with an ability to read complex customer situations and adapt as needed.
Education & Certification
Preferably Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
Recommended VCAP-DCD, MCSA, CCNA certification.
Desirable Skills & Experience
Experience in delivering engagements under PRINCE2, PMP or TOGAF frameworks
Understanding of ITIL framework
Experience of presenting at a user group, trade show or similar is highly desirable
Our people transform the impossible into the essential. We challenge the status quo by inventing better ways of doing things. Our culture is one of possibilities. Where everyone is empowered to achieve success on their own terms. And together, we are crafting the future of business in a digital world.
At VMware, we have EPIC2 Values - Execution, Passion, Integrity, Customers, and Community are what define us. Learn more about our values on our careers website: http://www.vmware.com/company/careers/life-at-vmware.html . We want to hire epic people who enhance our diverse culture – people who will push us, amaze us and drive us forward. In return, we offer the freedom to define and lead your future. VMware diversity: http://www.vmware.com/company/careers/people-at-vmware.html
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!
This job requisition is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsored by VMware
Category : Services and Consulting
Experience: Manager and Professional
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2021-03-19
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