New Graduate-Cloud Professional Services Associate Consultant The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity? 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 VMware Associate Consultant in our rapid growth and award-winning Cloud Professional Services, you will be responsible for successfully delivering a Software Defined Data Center solution such as vSphere, NSX, or vRealize Suite. You will work directly with the client and other team members on the day-to-day tasks involved with the implementation of the VMware product, which includes understanding the customer’s challenges, proposing a solution, and delivering the platform. Our Professional Services Organization is where the best people come to do their best work. 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. Success in the Role: What are the performance outcomes over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing? You will build on your existing knowledge of operating systems, common scripting languages, networking & security concepts, and server administration to understand the virtualization concepts behind the VMware products through project work, self-study, and formal training. We will sponsor your enablement to obtain and maintain at, minimum, a VMware Datacenter Virtualization Certification and appropriate higher level certifications. You will build on your strong documentation and technical writing skills, interview and gather requirements, and collaborate in a team setting while listening to others’ ideas and bring forward your individual contributions. We thrive on collaboration and teaching each other our learnings to build solutions for our clients. You will be willing travel onsite to our clients, typically Monday through Thursday to perform project activities. To comply with National and State advisories in correspondence to the pandemic, VMware has limited travel to customers and offices, delivering all work remotely at this time. What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis? You will contribute to strategic plans working with sales, pre-sales and the customer to build out a delivery roadmaps. You will work with Project Managers to create project plans with realistic work stream timelines and ensure the solution being delivered is fit for purpose, referencing the initial business goals and objectives of the project through strong project governance You will develop high-level technical knowledge of the entire VMware product line and future product direction and knowledge of the core VMware product line and your specialist area. You will actively demonstrate commercial awareness and stay within the scope of the contracted work and support training efforts, including the creation of user documentation and hands-on training exercises, for both operational and technical users. What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like? You will be joining the Professional Services team. The 150+ person Professional services teams consists of Architects, Consultants, and Project Managers spread throughout North America. 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 Software-Defined Datacenter and Multi Cloud 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. Where is this role located? Remote: this role is fully remote and may include onsite travel to customer locations and can be done anywhere in the United States. What are the benefits and perks of working at VMware? You and your loved ones will be supported with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Below are some highlights, or you can view the complete benefits package by visiting www.benefits.vmware.com. Employee Stock Purchase Plan Medical Coverage, Retirement, and Parental Leave Plans for All Family Types Generous Time Off Programs 40 hours of paid time to volunteer in your community Rethink's Neurodiversity program to support parents raising children with learning or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilities Financial contributions to your ongoing development (conference participation, trainings, course work, etc.) Wellness reimbursement and online fitness and wellbeing classes This job requisition is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsored by VMware. 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 be required to have their final vaccination dose (e.g., second dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or single dose of J&J) by January 4, 2022. Specifically, this means that all U.S. based VMware employees will need to be fully vaccinated by January 18th, 2022, or by their first date of employment if after that date, subject to legally required accommodations. Category : Services and Consulting Subcategory: Consultant Experience: New Graduate Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time Posted Date: 2021-09-13 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 what’s possible today at http://careers.vmware.com. 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