VMware Senior Consultant in Shenzhen, China

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

• Delivering high quality process and service delivery improvement engagements around the VMware product line, to drive better outcomes for customers around VMware solutions

• Engaging with stakeholders across all facets of IT, including facilities, network, security, systems, strategy and business applications teams as well as service focused teams such as capacity management, financial management and event management to drive organisational change around the VMware platform and management solutions

• Provision of estimates and validation of project plans

• Provision of leadership in the best practice operationalisation and standardisation of VMware products & technologies.

• Delivery of projects in the enterprise space, often independently and with a commitment to high-quality outcomes.

• Documentation of best practices for developing and deploying these solutions for reuse in other customer engagements, and contribution to the development of standard consulting service offerings

  1. Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

Role Specific Technical Skills:

The role requires expertise in the following:

• Organisational modelling, roles and responsibilities

• Infrastructure provisioning process and infrastructure lifecycle management

• Systems management, including monitoring and automated provisioning and lifecycle management concepts and related processes including capacity, performance and event management

• Understanding of modern IT data centre practices and IT business operations across the ITIL service lifecycle

• Enterprise data centre experience, across storage, networking, systems, virtualisation, cloud solutions and management solutions

• Scripting skills is a plus: Shell, Powershell, JavaScript, Perl/Python (Add on advantage).

Previous Experience:

The person filling this role would generally have experience similar to the following:

• Experience in operational support environment analysis and design, including:

o Support organisation consulting, including organisational modelling, roles and responsibilities

o Infrastructure provisioning process and infrastructure lifecycle management

o Systems management, including monitoring and automated provisioning and lifecycle management concepts and related processes including capacity, performance and event management

• At least 5 years’ experience in enterprise-class IT infrastructure environment(s), including a working knowledge of networking, storage, facilities and servers

• At least 2 years’ experience in customer-facing positions as a professional services technology or business consultant, including:

o Gathering requirements, leading workshops and driving change within the customer organisation

o Designing technical and/or process solutions

o Presenting to and interfacing with upper level management

Highly Desirable

• Exposure to VMware’s products (VMware ESX, vCenter, SRM, vRealize Automation)

• A VMware VCP (or higher) would be highly regarded

• Designing technical and/or process solutions

• Presenting to and interfacing with management teams

Education:

• Business, accounting, financial or management qualifications

• Enterprise architecture training and qualifications

• VMware Certified Professional (VCP) certification

• Server, security, storage and networking certifications

• B.S./B.A./M.S. qualifications or equivalent technical training

• Bachelor in Information Technology-related or similar higher education

Personal Attributes and Competencies:

• Strong communication skills

• Ability to work well with a multidisciplinary team

• Ability to lead workshops

• Flexibility with travel

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