Solution Architect, Cloud on AWS in Miami, FL

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

VMware   •  

Miami, FL 33299

Industry: Information Technology


8 - 10 years

Posted 46 days ago

This job is no longer available.

As a Specialist Solution Architect you will use your knowledge and experience to help drive VMware's product adoption with key customers. We are looking for a person who has the right mindset to be a part of an elite team of architects focused on making our customers successful. You must possess a unique blend technical and customer facing skills; be an out of the box thinker, and the directly engage all stakeholders – customers and VMware internal resources.


  • Work directly with customers to drive adoption of VMware Cloud on AWS and integrated services
  • Design and develop innovative solutions to customer requirements using VMware's Cloud Services
  • Assist in the development of standard reusable VMware consulting service offerings, including definition of tasks, deliverables and standard estimates
  • Participate in the pre-sales process to understand customer business and technical objectives and product requirements
  • Document best practices deploying, configuring and managing VMware Cloud on AWS, integration the AWS native services and an ecosystem of partner solutions
  • Deliver on-site and remote workshops, create a publish customer facing content that includes all of the above areas
  • Maintain per-customer view of reported issues, regularly communicate with customers, sales account teams and Product Management and Engineering
  • Successful track record deploying and managing workloads in public cloud environments
  • Drive client and internal resources and activities to ensure deliverables within scope and time
  • Develop/improve workflow for more efficient delivery and reduced overall customer time to value
  • Work closely with Product Management and Engineering to drive customer satisfaction as well as product supportability improvements
  • Ability to travel: 30-40%

Professional Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate would have domain level understanding of Public Cloud Infrastructure & Network Architecture, Network Design, Virtualization, Application Management and Security
  • 8+ years of relevant experience
  • At least 5 years experience in customer-facing positions such as a professional services consultant, solutions architect, customer engineer, etc.
  • Strong Linux and Network Architecture skills, including route/switch and VPN
  • Extensive experience with Public Cloud environments such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud, Rackspace, Virtustream, DigitalOcean, etc.
  • Experience working with modern software development methodologies, supporting DevOps, CI/CD Pipeline efforts, as well as infrastructure design and development
  • Knowledge of VMware's full Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) stack
  • Working knowledge of at least one scripting language
  • Exceptional learning, communication (written and verbal, internal and external) and presentation skills
  • Ability to work well in fast-paced environment with constantly changed priorities
  • Ability to work collaboratively with product development team on problem troubleshooting and driving product improvements
  • B.S./B.A./M.S. degree or equivalent technical training

Valid Through: 2019-10-2