Solutions Architect - VMware - Digital Velocity Solutionsat CDW Careers

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Job ID: 21000334
Updated: Feb 03, 2021
Location: , United States

We are looking for self-motivated Solutions Architects seeking a high-growth potential in defining and implementing customized on-prem and hybrid cloud architectures for customers in diverse industry verticals. The Solutions Architect will be focused on VMware suite taking a customer’s existing applications and infrastructure assets, couple them with business, technology and operational constraints, and derive the optimal modern solutions.  You will also play a critical role in bringing together cross-functional teams to meet the needs of our most demanding customers.  As a Solutions Architect, you'll act as a customer advocate to architect the right solutions and ensure they are implemented and supported in an innovative and reliable way.



  • Senior level hands on architecture consulting and implementation of various VMware technologies such as Tanzu, Cloud Foundation, NSX, vSphere, vCenter, and vRealize.
  • Hands-on consulting and implementation of server, storage, data-center networking, and network security architectures
  • Deliver services focused on Software Defined Data-Center (SDDC) and Software Defined Networking (SDN) Solutions
  • Architect level consulting - including patterns and practices around private and hybrid cloud with a strong emphasis in the on-prem technology space
  • Work with project management professionals to develop and deploy both small and large scale projects
  • Work in a dynamic consulting environment with the ability to balance multiple client needs
  • Effectively communicate sophisticated concepts to both technical and non-technical users
  • Maintain subject matter expertise in multiple technologies and disciplines
  • Implement upgrades, green fields and migrations in a timely manner while minimizing impact on users
  • Ensure that all implemented projects meet best practice guidelines
  • Write/author technical reports, assessments, and design documentation
  • Deliver solutions that can be automated/orchestrated using various netops/devops/automation technologies such as Ansible, Python, Terraform, Git/GitLab, Puppet, Jenkins, etc.
  • Perform pre-sales functions as needed
  • Perform product development functions as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from four-year College or University in the field of Computer Science, Engineering, or Telecommunications or equivalent additional years’ experience.
  • 5+ years data center experience
  • Any combination of the following certifications: VCTA, VCP, VCAP, OR VCDX
  • Proficiency and technical knowledge with system and network security designs and best practices.
  • Additional domain area knowledge in adjunct technology areas such as Red Hat/Linux administration, software development, cloud computing, HPC, networking, unified communications, etc. highly desired
  • Consulting experience with the ability to handle multiple projects

Nice to have

  • VMware Cloud Native Master Specialist Certification
Job Category: Engineering General
Job Type: Full-Time
Travel Percentage: 25%

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