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Date: Jul 14, 2021

Location: Plano, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 124478 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a VMware Solutions Architect to join our team in Plano, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).

 

Join the NTT Data Services True Private Cloud Team (TPC) to help shape the hybrid and multi-cloud digital transformation journey that customers are on today. Our team is looking for a Senior Solutions Architect to help drive VMware Cloud Platform solutions into some of our largest Healthcare accounts. If you have a passion for customer success and technology innovation, we want to meet you.

 

As part of the NTT TPC Team, you'll be supporting Solution Sales and Pre-sales in large deals, as well as working with Product Management & Engineering to help drive top Healthcare customer requirements into the product solutions cycle.  Activities include partner & customer enablement, vendor management & contract negotiations, supporting customer design workshops, and Proof of Concept (PoC).  This is a highly technical role and requires broad automation architecture and hands-on skills.

 

Our ideal Solutions Architect will be a subject matter expert of VMware SDDC stack and understands how it fits into a large enterprise customer environment and interacts with upper-layer applications. The candidate must have a solid solution engineering background to pick up new solutions at a fast pace, as well as excellent soft skills to interact with customers and TPC team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • NTT TPC Team Player, acting as subject matter expert for VMware cloud platform with deep product expertise as well as comprehensive knowledge of IT enabling technologies in customer deployment scenarios.
  • Drive architectural discussions supporting some of our top Healthcare customers to ensure success when adopting and expanding with VMware cloud platform solutions.
  • Facilitate and maintain vendor relationships between businesses and suppliers, negotiating pricing and contracts, creating vendor standards, and finding the best available vendors. 
  • Remotely manage/assist with small/large customer PoCs, a small percentage of onsite travel may be required depending on business needs.
  • Develop automation scripts and tools as needed in the context of small/large PoCs
  • Drive key customer requirements into product/solution design and development cycle.
  • A BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience with three or more of the following technology fields: data storage, networking, cloud management (public/private/hybrid), experiences with VMware SDDC stack (vSAN/NSX/vRA/vCD/vRO).
  • Minimum of 6 years of hands-on experience with the current version of Citrix XenApp/Xendesktop, VMware ESX/ESXi and Microsoft server technologies Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer (CCEE) or Citrix Certified Integration Architect (CCIA) certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 6 years as Solutions Architect, Systems Engineer, or Technology Consultant role, with extensive experience in VMware products, solutions, and services and ServiceNow (ITSM/ITOM/ITBM).
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience dealing with infrastructure solutions.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with operating systems, virtualization, security, networking, and management frameworks.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Software development skills preferred, experience with APIs and automation/scripting to create tools; a strong plus.
  • Experiences/knowledge in containers and life cycle.
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes networking, monitoring, and logging solutions; Experience and or familiarity with public cloud Managed Kubernetes services such as Amazon EKS, Google GKE, and Azure Kubernetes Service.

 

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.


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