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Transformation Consulting Architect (Federal) - Opportunity for Working Remotely - Indianapolis

Company: Vmware
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

b'VMware 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 (SDDC) to hybrid cloud computing and the mobile workspace. Role 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 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 Consulting Architect, you acquire intimate knowledge of the customersxe2x80x99 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 or are a member of 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 Consulting Architects also provide key input to pre-sales on complex multi-discipline bids and drive best practices. The Transformation Consulting Architect is a strategic role, which combines the competencies of strategy consulting, thought leadership 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. The Transformation 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 and scope management expertise, the Transformation Consulting Architect will need in-depth knowledge surrounding Data Center technologies and industry trends. Using this experience and knowledge of VMwarexe2x80x99s 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. A Transformation Architect 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 Responsibilities Take ownership of business outcomes, lead technical project teams, and take accountability for your project deliverables. Strategically plan with sales, pre-sales, and the customer to build out a delivery roadmap. Vision new services and requirements and be a trusted advisor to technical decision makers and key project stakeholders on your projects. Define and present a transformational journey 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 xe2x80x9cBest Practicesxe2x80x9d and driving adoption of VMware solutions. 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 Must enjoy working with leading edge technology and being an intrinsic part of a fantastic team Responsibilities: Build effective business relationships with customer C-level and VP executives Establish solid working relationships with VMware strategic account teams, sales leadership, professional services, product management, and executive staff Design modern software development methodologies, with emphasis on software and hardware architecture Facilitate executive workshops designed to consult on IT transformation, and influence business and IT strategy Conduct strategic account planning with VMware account teams Develop, contribute to and promote VMware thought-leadership Create high quality business cases as well as defining customer use cases Provide thought leadership in developing Transformational strategies, aligned with ability to deliver. Support Transformation sales opportunities. Support the development of the customer solution and services design Regularly benchmark VMware customers for best practices and value achieved Spread best practices among accounts/account teams and elevate strategic mindshare with those accounts Inform infrastructure and Service design as well as development of success criteria Requirements: Active TS clearance required Bachelorxe2x80x99s degree required, Master of Business Administration a plus 10+ years industry expertise within a high-tech or consulting environment Experience developing and growing C-Level relationships Record of building strong customer relationships Understanding of the leadership, financial, process and technical challenges faced with running modern day IT operations at large corporations Pre-Sales or Consulting background Consultative Selling (question-based selling, positioning services) Ability to communicate complex topics to an audience with varied functional knowledge levels Technical 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 boarding Strong 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 environments Desirable skills and experience A broad range of vSphere or vRealize design experience in medium to large environments Project governance experience and familiarity with PRINCE2, PMP or TOGAF frameworks Practical knowledge of the ITIL framework Experience 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! AmericasPS referral campaign Apply Now - Letxe2x80x99s shape the future of whatxe2x80x99s next together. #LIRemote This position will perform work that the U.S. government has specified can only be performed by a U.S. citizen on U.S. soil, and therefore any offer will be contingent upon verification of both of these requirements 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 need to be fully vaccinated by December 8, 2021, or by their first date of employment if after that date, subject to legally required accommodations. Category : Services and Consulting Subcategory: Consultant Experience: Manager and Professional Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time Posted Date: 2021-10-18 VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape whatxe2x80x99s possible today at http://careers.vmware.com. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. Vmware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.' by Jobble

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