Consultant, Professional Services

Consultant, Professional Services

VMware | Sydney, NSW, 2000, AU

Posted 23 days ago

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Job Description

Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?

Does helping organizations achieve their business goals through the use of technology inspire you? If it does, we have the perfect job opportunity for you! 

As a Professional Services Consultant, you will have the opportunity to both use and develop your technical skills and your communication and collaboration skills to help our customers achieve their full potential through VMware's technologies. 

Upon joining our Professional Services team, you will have the opportunity to bring your authentic self to work and use your skills to make an impact and drive change for our customers, products, and company.

In the Consultant role, no day is the same, no customer is the same and you will never be bored! 

You will interact daily with your assigned customers, project managers, other consultants, customer success teams and the sales and accounts teams, and will be able to make a real impact in their success as a business and on our success as a business.  Consultants find nothing more satisfying than being challenged and being able to turn challenges into positive outcomes.  

You will be able to manage your own schedule and priorities together with your customers and other members of the team, to help our customers achieve their goals and at the same time, maintain a great work/life balance. As a Consultant, you will have the opportunity to develop deep technical understanding across a wide range of VMware technologies from the core virtualization capabilities and mulit-cloud, to specialized areas such a automation, application modernization, networking, security or end user compute.

Success in the Role: What are the performance outcomes over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing? 
During the first year, you will onboard into the Consultant role and work with your assigned customers. 
The first thing that you will achieve is completing a well-organized up to six-week onboarding plan that will be prepared for you
You will continue developing & maintaining deep technical knowledge & skills for a given VMware technology area in addition to core virtualisation capabilities.
Three months after joining you will have engaged with customers and be working on a long-term engagement or have already completed shorter-term projects together with other consultants in the team. You will be able to articulate achievements in the projects and where there are opportunities for customers to gain even further from VMware’s capabilities 
You will partner with your customers to accelerate their desired outcomes through best practice designs and deployments that enable rapid adoption of VMware technologies
You will educate your customers on solutions deployed for them so they can move into day-2 operations seemlessly
Between six to eleven months from your joining date, you will begin be able to lead design workshops and technical discussions with customers, relying less and less on support of other consultants and more and more on your developing skills and experience.
You will emerge in technical leadership, coordination, and assist in architectural guidance.
You will serve as an advocate for your customer(s) and VMware,
If not already certified, you will aim to achieve your VCP (VMware Certified Professional) to help you achieve your goals and objectives. 
The Work: What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis? 

As part of the Professional Services Consulting team, you will be working on either a long-term engagements or multiple short-term engagements designed to bring about rapid, but controlled change and strategic improvement for. The activities performed are all aligned with delivering best-practice designs and deployments, to help our customers achieve their desired outcomes while using VMware technology. 

By helping our customers, we will also help drive the adoption and consumption of the VMware technologies the customer has purchased.

The number of customers will vary depending on your preferred area of specialization, however the Federal team works across the whole of the Federal Government portfolio, from defence to intelligence, law enforcement, social services, health, science, industry, infrastructure, finance, foreign affairs, home affairs and parliamentary departments. You will also work with universities, finance institutes, telcos and a range of public and private sector firms across Australia and New Zealand. You will be collaborating with the broader VMware account team and specialists and you will:
Gather business and functional requirements and translate these requirements into robust, scalable, operable solutions with a flexible and adaptable architecture. 
Assist in the design, and then implement large-scale, high-volume, high-performance software defined datacentres and automation capabilities.
Contribute towards tooling & standards to improve the productivity and quality of our solutions. 
Automate infrastructure deployment using scripting languages and markup. 
Develop using PowerShell, bash or JavaScript.
Define datacenter parameters in Spreadsheets, YAML/XAML and JSON and deploy solutions using software driven solutions.
Understand and influence best practices for observability & devsecops. 
Help continually improve ongoing reporting and analysis processes, automating or simplifying self-service modeling and production support for customers. 
Assist customers to adopt and maintain solutions through knowledge sharing.
Document designs, as-built solutions, the outcome of verification tests and operating procedures.
Where is this role located? 

Flexible:  The role is considered flexible and will be a mix of working from a local VMware office and remote depending on your preferences and the arrangements determined with your customers and future manager. You will be expected to live within a reasonable non-daily commute of the office.

What are the benefits and perks of working at VMware? 

You will be supported with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Below are some highlights, or you can view the complete benefits package by visiting .
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
VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. VMware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law. ​

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