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Transformation Staff Consulting Architect Tanzu – Opportunity for Working Remotely


This is a Full-time position in Missouri City, TX posted July 18, 2021.

Overview of VMwareVMware is the leader in cloud infrastructure, business mobility and virtualization software.

A pioneer in the use of virtualization and automation technologies, VMware simplifies IT complexity across the entire data center to the virtual workplace, empowering customers with solutions in the software-defined data center to hybrid cloud computing and the mobile workspace.

With 2018 revenues of $8.97 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers, 75,000 partners, and 23,000 employees in 120+ locations around the world.

At the core of what we do are our employees who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community.

Want to be part of a compassionate community that thrives on architecting what’s next in IT?

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RoleThe global VMware Professional Services Organization (PSO) influences the success of each VMware implementation.

The PSO team is dedicated to the success of the customer and their digital strategy.

The PSO team ensures that VMware customers are successfully implementing their business plans from adoption all the way to a fully functioning solution.

As a Transformation Staff Consulting Architect you acquire intimate knowledge of the customers’ business, its strategic goals and the specific requirements of our largest enterprise and global projects.

You will be demonstrating the technical abilities of the consulting team you lead, and drive a solution that assists the customer in achieving their business goals and outcomes.

You are a solution level subject matter expert with broad knowledge across the VMware technology stack and of 3rd party integrated products.

In addition to customer facing delivery, Staff Consulting Architects also provide key input to pre-sales on complex multi-discipline bids and drive best practices.

The Transformation Staff Consulting Architect is a strategic role, which combines the competencies of strategy consulting, thought-leadership, Application Modernization, and IT transformation sales support in a delivery role.

The Transformation Architect is a senior-level consultative delivery lead who is part of the Transformation Consulting team.

He or she works closely with strategic account teams and sales leadership to drive adoption of VMware solutions into the strategic accounts segment of VMware’s business.The Transformation Staff Consulting Architect routinely engages with C-level, VP and Director level executives, both internal to VMware, and externally with VMware clients, providing perspective and guidance on long-term business/technology strategy, investments and innovation, drawing upon the depth and breadth of their technical and business management knowledge.

In addition to delivery, sales and scope management expertise, the Transformation Staff Consulting Architect will need in-depth knowledge surrounding Kubernetes, application modernization, data center technologies and industry trends.

Using this experience and knowledge of VMware’s products as well as complimentary products, you will advise clients on issues related to the solution design and deployment including complexity trade-offs business impact.

They should possess excellent listening skills, interpersonal skills, and ability to solve complex problems, be a big picture thinker and be able to visualize the solution.

The Transformation Architect should also be able to act as a trusted advisor to executive leadership and be able to bridge business and technology.

They will ensure the customer is guided with clear vision with end state in mind and provide the customer with the necessary transformative guidance to ensure value realization.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 Cloud 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 ResponsibilitiesStrategically plan with sales, pre-sales and the customer to build out a delivery and operational roadmap inclusive of Tanzu.

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

Define and present an application modernization journey and operational approach to senior project stakeholders.

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

Confidently gather use case requirements and creation of high-level enterprise designs while functioning as a resource for “Best Practices” and driving adoption of VMware solutions including Tanzu.

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 the entire VMware product line and future product direction and expert level knowledge of the core VMware product line and your specialist area 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 Specific responsibilities include: Familiarity and deep knowledge of Kubernetes and Containers and modern application development principles and techniques.Work closely with VMware customers, developers, and key VMware stakeholders including PSO, Customer Success, Product Management and Sales Define and drive customer use cases, user personas, product features/requirements, roadmaps and release plans for product features Understand how to drive a customer roadmap that includes multiple different platformsGuide the application of common development tools and infrastructure, such as CI/CD pipelines, monitoring, provisioning, and configuration managementWork on the VMware Cloud infrastructure aspects and develop services embracing VMware Tanzu ecosystem.

Understanding of Spring framework to integrate with Java Apps Familiarity and be “in the know” about Open Source ecosystem, and define integration with different ecosystem services such as Postgres, Greenplum but not limited to these.

Advocate for software, platform and delivery quality, provide guidance and examples of a test-first software delivery culture with meaningful CI/CD feedback loopsIdentify a variety of customer needs across the customer environment, drive feature prioritization and work closely with engineering to deliver successful products Understand customer needs and requirements and represent them in customer roadmapsBring business acumen and analytics capabilities to score the market opportunities and value propositions to executives and business sponsors. Understand the market competition for the product set and develop product and competitive positioning Requirements:Bachelor’s degree; Masters of Business Administration a plus12+ years industry expertise within a high-tech or consulting environmentExperience developing and growing C-Level relationshipsRecord of building strong customer relationshipsDeep understanding of the leadership, financial, process and technical challenges faced with running modern day IT operations at large corporationsPre-Sales or Consulting backgroundConsultative Selling (question based selling, positioning services)Ability to communicate complex topics to an audience with varied functional knowledge levelsTechnical and Business writing skills (white papers, proposals, competitive responses)Business skills (financial accounting, ROI, TCO, budget planning, organizational design)Presentation skills including public speaking, meeting facilitation and white boardingStrong understanding of VMware technology and professional service offerings with the ability to demonstrate the benefits that can be realized through the application of VMware solutions to customer environmentsMust be able to travel up to 60% when it is deemed safe to travel post
– COVIDDesirable skills and experienceA broad range of vSphere or vRealize design experience in medium to large environments Project governance experience and familiarity with PMP or TOGAF frameworks Practical knowledge of the ITIL frameworkExperience 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!

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

VMware is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees.

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 bas

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