Job Summary:

Designs, develops, tests, delivers, and documents modules or features of new or upgraded software systems/products for complex, high-speed, high-availability systems, primarily for VMware vRealize Cloud Stack.

  • Assess client virtualization/server/network/storage infrastructure and IT management processes
  • Develop enterprise grade application software by using 3rd party VMware APIs
  • Demonstrate thought leadership in cloud computing and virtualization and their application
  • Provide services to our partners and customers around VMware vRealize Automation through customer facing engagements
  • A good understanding of available cloud technologies in the market
  • Independently conduct small to medium engagements with customers
  • Maintain current knowledge of the entire VMware vSphere-based product stack and Cloud concepts
  • Assist in the development of standard reusable VMware "productized" consulting service offerings and enhancements to our methodology, including definition of tasks, deliverables and standard estimates

Work Experience:

  • 3 – 5+ years
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time, as needed
  • Experience with post-sales delivery with direct customer facing engagements

Distinguishing Characteristics:

  • Experienceworking with Cloud technologies from a services perspective on platforms like vRealize, HP CSA, IBM Softayer, Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS
  • Experienceworking with IT Service Management systems – like Remedy, HP Service Manager, ServiceNow and others .
  • Experience developing applications and programs using VMware APIs required.
  • Experience developing applications to consume web services and REST calls.
  • Scripting skills – Shell, PowerShell, JavaScript experience is needed.
  • Object Oriented Software Development experiencerequired.
  • Experience participating or leading in agile scrum development methodology.
  • 3+ years of experience interfacing technologies such as networking, storage, virtualization, applications and datacenter technologies a big plus
  • Experience in customer-facing positions as a professional services consultant or engineer, preferably with an IT consulting firm or a software vendor. Experience designing, implementing and managing Data Center Automation, Private and Public Cloud Solutions
  • Understanding of application virtualization technologies and challenges
  • Experience with workflow systems and automation solutions and portals
  • Experience with IBM WebSphere and middleware automation, Jenkins, Puppet, Chef a plus, but not necessary.
  • Experience with OpenStack’s APIs would be a big advantage, but not necessary.
  • Familiarity with systems management concepts, processes and standards (e.g. SNMP); capacity/performance management and tuning; and storage and network management
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong peer/client/customer relationships underpinned by a service oriented approach to work
  • An understanding of ITIL concepts (foundation knowledge or above) and the ability to engage with customer’s established incident, problem and change management processes and procedures
  • Self-starter, self-learner, independent worker, with a drive and ability to contribute at all phases of the project.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
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