Senior Consultant - Federal Practice - Opportunity for Working Remotely

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Business Summary

VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable Federal customers to thrive in the Cloud Era. A pioneer in the use of virtualization and policy-driven automation technologies, VMware builds and simplifies IT complexity across the entire virtual workplace. We empower customers with solutions in the software-defined data center to hybrid cloud computing and the mobile workspace.

Our team of 20,000+ people working in 50+ locations worldwide is committed to building a community where phenomenal people want to work long term by living our values of passion, innovation, execution, teamwork, active learning and giving back. If you are ready to accelerate, innovate and lead, join us as we challenge constraints and tackle tomorrow's problems today.

Job Role and Responsibility

Due to rapid growth and increased demand for our industry leading networking software defined solutions, VMware is actively seeking a Senior Consultant to join this growing team.

As a VMware Senior Consultant, you will be responsible for supporting the successful delivery of VMware NSX Networking product suite. You will work directly with the client and other team members on the day-to-day tasks involved with the implementation of the VMware solution including: customer assessment, solution design, system configuration, testing, training, and troubleshooting/issues resolution.

Our Professional Services Organization offers tremendous room for growth in a career journey with VMware. Are you passionate about the digital workspace? Are you ready to join this expanding team?

  • You will drive complex digital workspace engagements for enterprise customers.
  • Lead architecture and use case design of Networking and/or Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) solutions.
  • Assess, design and integrate customer’s networking and security strategies
  • Lead server installations with all VMware NSX and Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) products, including all relevant 3rd party technical components.
  • Lead end-user training efforts, including creation of user documentation and hands-on training exercise(s), for both operational and technical users.
  • You will provide NSX/SDDC solution feedback to our Software Development team to allow for continuous product improvement based on internal and external product experiences.
  • Support software quality assurance activities, including testing and documentation of product issues.
  • You will establish clear, accurate project timelines and schedules; monitor progress against schedule; build in and execute contingency plans.
  • Proactively tackle problems and resolve issues that arise during implementation.
  • Update and maintain project issues list, which includes prioritizing issues.
  • Actively seek out opportunities to teach others; coach team members to achieve higher performance.

Required Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience in a client facing or consulting role, and a good understanding of VMware and associated technologies.
  • Expertise in Network Management and all protocols involved in this subject area. A Cisco CCIE is ideal, a Cisco CCNA is a must.
  • A background VMware products, specifically vSphere is strongly desired
  • You have a solid understanding of networking technologies, protocols, security products and firwalls.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, you can explain technical topics in simple terms; think quickly and react to client-impacting situations.
  • Good understanding of Networking and Security domains.
  • Technical and creative problem-solving skills.
  • You have the ability to drive complex work streams with limited direction.
  • Demonstrates thought leadership in Networking and Security technologies.
  • You take initiative to successfully complete projects and promote company advancement.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications (Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
  • Ability to travel up to 75 percent of the time.

Desired Skills

  • B.S. degree in an engineering and / or technical discipline from an accredited college / university required.
  • Computer Science, Computer / Electrical Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering.
  • Secret or Top-Secret clearance is highly desired but not essential. Ability to obtain a clearance is a must.
  • Work experience in a professional consulting role is highly desired.
  • Experience with VMware products like NSX, vSphere, vRA, vROPs is highly desired.
  • Experience with server configuration a plus: Windows Server 2016 / 2012R2 / 2012 / 2008, Linux Forms (Ubuntu, Fedora, Red Hat, OpenSUSE), Web server platforms (IIS, Apache) is desired.
  • Advanced networking skills (TCP/IP, Firewall, DNS, proxies) is a must.
  • Experience with SSL certificates management.
  • Experience with coding: PHP, ASP, .Net, C++, JavaScript / JQuery / AJAX, Objective C, XML / HTML, SQL. is a plus.
  • Experience with scripting languages a plus, particularly PowerShell.
  • Experience in Product Management, Project Management, or Change Management preferred.

EEO Statement:

VMware is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for you. Equal opportunity and consideration are afforded to all qualified applicants and employees in personnel actions, which include: recruiting and hiring, selection for training, promotion, rates of pay or other compensation, transfer, discipline, demotion, layoff or termination. VMware does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, family medical history or genetic information, citizenship, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, military status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. VMware also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law. Further, it is the policy of VMware to maintain a working environment free of all forms of harassment. Technical design and documentation experience preferred.



Category : Services and Consulting
Subcategory: Consultant
Experience: Manager and Professional
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2021-01-06

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