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VMware Consulting Solutions Architect – Enterprise - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Charleston, South Carolina

At VMware we are growing our Networking + Security team and looking for an experienced Consulting Solutions Architect to join our team.

Are you creative, motivated and passionate about changing the future of how technology is used? Do you love being part of a team with a strong identity, and a reputation for a high standard of work and achievement? If you answered yes, this job could be for you.

The Charter of the VMware Networking and Security organization is to be the dedicated Pre-Sales experts to grow sales and the adoption of VMware’s next generation network virtualization and security platform - VMware NSX, NSX Advanced Load Balancer and SDWAN by VeloCloud.

We work directly with NSBU Product Management & Engineering, the VMware Field Sales teams, and directly with customers to increase the footprint of VMware NSX, Velocloud and AVI products in cloud computing environments.

As a VMware Cloud Solutions Architect Presales Engineer, you will be accountable for driving the technical sales cycles to ensure customer success and revenue goals derived from VMware N&S product line. You will be focused on selling the value of VMware Networking and Security into private, hybrid and public cloud environments.

  • Be a self starter working with the team to Identify key out-quarter opportunities and lead strategic discussions with various internal and external stakeholders to ensure VMware solutions are aligned to customers’ long-term initiatives.

  • Coordinate business unit and executive resources to resolve pipeline development inhibitors and sales process challenges.

  • Consult with clients and internal stakeholders to identify gaps in, and develop content for customer presentations and demonstrations

  • Enthusiastically and professionally present VMware vision and technologies, strategy, and product roadmaps to executives, technical management, operations management and technical engineers

  • Maintain technical and business knowledge of cloud computing and networking applications, industry directions, and trends

  • Maintain working knowledge of competitive architectures

  • Assist sales in preparation of proposals, statement of work, and documents for prospects

  • Work collaboratively with sales associates, product management, technical marketing and engineering during the development, launch and continuing refinement of N&S products (NSX, AVI, Velo Cloud)

  • Maintain, grow, and use technical pre-sales relationships with key partner field organizations and VMware System Engineers

  • Articulate the impact of Network Virtualization and Security to a customer’s network, operations and security architecture teams.

Required Skills:

  • Diversity in career background with 4-6 years of experience in customer facing technical consulting roles, such as Sales/Systems Engineer, Technical Project Management, Technical Marketing Engineer, Consulting Engineer, Solution Architect, or senior level Customer or Application Support

  • Experience with different products and technologies commonly seen in Enterprise networks, including but not limited to routers, switches, firewall, hypervisors, Windows, Linux, etc

  • Industry experience either SD-WAN, load balancing, software defined networking or cloud networking and network security

  • Ability to effectively present technology and business information to customers, peers, and management

  • Exceptional communication and listening skills, ability to build rapport and credibility, clearly articulate a value proposition and help customers understand complex topics in a clear manner

  • Ability to interact and communicate with C level personnel, technical leaders and administrators

  • Demonstrated Aptitude for learning

  • Driven and organized – own your business, partnerships, and follow up

  • Ability to support customers through product demonstrations, training, and PoCs

  • Analytical abilities and problem-solving skills, coupled with a strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive

  • Support product development by translating customer requirements and quantify them to communicate information to product management

  • Demonstrated start-up, hunter or enterprising mentality, and passion for what you are representing

Preferred Skills:

  • Network industry certifications such as CCNA/AWS/Azure/GCP are preferred

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field, or relevant experience

  • Can work independently, but also has a huge desire to give back to the team

  • Passionate about technology and its impact on customers

  • Driven and motivated by nature

  • Social intelligence to see the political dynamics of any customer situation

Due to the Biden Administration issuing an Executive Order (EO) that effectively mandates COVID-19 vaccination for all U.S. based employees of federal contractors and subcontractors, all U.S. based VMware employees will be required to have their final vaccination dose (e.g., second dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or single dose of J&J) by January 4, 2022. Specifically, this means that all U.S. based VMware employees will need to be fully vaccinated by January 18th, 2022, or by their first date of employment if after that date, subject to legally required accommodations.

Category : Sales

Subcategory: Systems Engineering

Experience: Business Leadership

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-10-01

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