Consulting Solutions Architect - VMware - Public Sector

WWT Advanced Solutions
Reston, VA
Jun 20, 2019
Jun 21, 2019
Full Time
World Wide Technology (WWT) is a global technology integrator and supply chain solutions provider. Through our culture of innovation we inspire, build and deliver business results, from idea to outcome. Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders such as Cisco, HPE, Dell EMC, NetApp, VMware and F5, focusing on three market segments Fortune 500 companies, service providers and the public sector. WWT employs more than 5,000 people and operates in more than 2+ million square feet of state-of-the-art warehousing, distribution and integration space strategically located throughout the world. WWT is extremely innovative, our Advanced Technology Center (ATC) brings hundreds of technology companies into a physical yet virtualized environment an eco-system we call Silicon Valley in St. Louis (Global Headquarters). WWT is proud to announce that it has been named on the FORTUNE "100 Best Places to Work For " list again for the 8th consecutive year and several awards on Glassdoor honoring the Best Places to Work. Check us out Take and ATC Tour World Wide Technology, Inc. has an opportunity available for a Consulting Solutions Architect to support our Public Sector team located in the National Capital Region with their VMware projects. This role involves leading business relevant engagements within Public Sector assisting with business transformation efforts related to VMware technology solutions (Virtualization, NSXMicrosegmentation, AO, vSAN, EUC, and VeloCloud). RESPONSIBILITIES Continually develop and expand personal knowledge of the validated VMware reference architectures Translating key business requirements into VMware focused network, security andor Data Center solutions within the Public Sector Design and propose next generation VMware solutions that meet the needs and functional requirements of the customer Integrating VMware solutions into the networksecurity design and implementation Present complex technical concepts in a manner that can be easily understood by non-technical or semi-technical audiences Act as a consultant to the customers, striving to gain a trusted advisor status through honest but humble interactions Perform technology demonstrations utilizing the WWT Advanced Technology Center, Partner and Vendor Labs or customer provided equipment Contribute to the WWT technology body of knowledge through the creation of written documentation, white papers, internal blogs, WWT communities or knowledge base articles Join and be an active participant in one or more WWT Virtual Teams representing a technology of relevance to you and the region Develops and fosters relationships with strategic original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and key partners who are local to your region Support the account team through identification, development and ongoing support of new opportunities Join account teams in key customer meetings to represent WWT's solutions and capabilities Take a leadership position in proposal responses within your domain of expertise Works with clients and WWT Sales team to obtain technical priorities, challenges, and initiatives that can be translated into WWT opportunities Ensure effective coordination and support between account teams and supporting post sale technical resources REQUIRED SKILLSETS VMware technology in a presales consulting capacity Ideal candidates will have extensive experience with storage solutions and the ability to design and implement VMware network, security, and Data center solutions within Public Sector Experience with Federal procurement process 5 years of technical enterprise pre-sales experience with a focus on solution sales Ability to create and present sales and technical training material for field enablement Outstanding communication and organizational skills required Bachelor's Degree in a related field (eg Business Management, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Management, Program Management, etc.) or equivalent industry experience preferred. VMware expert architect certifications and any other related certifications are highly desired Travel requirement between 50+ World Wide Technology, Inc. offers excellent benefits and competitive compensation. Visit our company web page at for more information. Equal Opportunity Employer MinoritiesWomenVeteransDisabled

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