Consulting Architect BCA Job Listing at VMware in Frankfurt (Job ID ScrapingHub16628-65016)

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VMware

Location: Frankfurt
Application deadline: None
Type: Not specified
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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# Why work for our Division

The 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 virtualization strategy and implementation. The PSO team ensures that VMware customers are successfully implementing their business plans from adoption all the way to a fully functioning virtualized datacenter. The VMware PSO team includes Implementation/Managed Services, Project/Engagement Management, Education Services, Partner Management and Technical Account Management (TAM) Services.

# Job Description

As a VMware Consulting Architect, you will provide customers and the Professional Service Organization technical leadership in the installation, configuration, and implementation of VMware products and services. You will help to document best practices in developing and deploying VMware solutions, and provide them into our knowledge base for best practices by customers and partners. Responsibilities include (but not limited to) Operational Readiness, Business Continuance, Disaster Recovery, and IT services Delivery with a strong focus on Business Critical Appliacations (such as SAP). Responsibilities:

Provide technical leadership to VMware professional services consulting project teams, which will include project work at customer sites

Design and develop innovative solutions to customer requirements using our server, datacenter, vCHS, and desktop products, with assistance from our internal engineering group as required

Maintain current knowledge of the entire VMware product line

Assist in the development of standard reusable VMware “productized” consulting service offerings, including definition of tasks, deliverables and standard estimate

Participate in the pre-sales process to understand customer business and technical objectives and product requirements, in order to develop effective solutions

Help to document best practices in developing and deploying VMware solutions, and feed them into our knowledge base for reuse by customers and partners

Recruit and mentor other technical consulting staff Requirements:

10+ years of relevant experience

At least 6 years experience in customer-facing positions as a professional services consultant or engineer, preferably with an Internet or “Big 5” consulting organization, DOD, or Federal Services Integrator, or Federal Agency

Experience with modern software development methodologies, with emphasis on software and hardware architecture, and infrastructure design and development

At least 3 years experience in infrastructure architecture and design of complex distributed systems environments, including failover techniques, recovery/rollback, and application partitioning

At least 2 years experience in a technical lead role for small- or medium-size teams

Strong practical Unix or Linux systems administration skills

Proven experience with designing customer solutions using VMware product family. VCAP-DCD and/or VCDX certification.

Solid understanding of and experience with business critical applications (SAP, MS cluster technologies, MS SQL and Oracle databases)

Familiarity with systems management concepts, processes and standards (e.g. SNMP); capacity/performance management and tuning; and storage and network management

Understanding of modern IT production data center and Internet (ISP/ASP) hosting operations

Excellent communications and interpersonal skills

Ability to travel up to 80 percent of the time, including international

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

Languages: Fluent in German and English

*Posting Title:* Consulting Architect BCA

*Advertised Location (Select only ONE location):* Frankfurt, Germany

*Requisition Number:* 52052BR

*Advertised Group (Place a checkmark to select multiple groups):* Engineering

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