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Senior Consulting Engineer - VMware/NetAppat CDW Careers

Job ID: 
21001327
Focus Area: 
Delivery Engineering
Date Posted 
May 23, 2022
Location: 
Remote, Remote
Employment Type: 
Full-Time

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CDW’s vision is to be the best national provider of Advanced Technology Solutions. We will achieve this reputation by continuing to delight our customers and bringing CDW Amplified™ Services to market. Consulting Engineers at CDW are smart, hard-working Engineers who enjoy teaming with other best and brightest Engineers on highly visible, technically challenging projects and offerings. We are looking for high-caliber, well-rounded professionals who are passionate about emerging technology, projects and consulting.

 

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Actively participate in the planning, design, and implementation of VMware and NetApp solutions and the range of products and productivity tools that support the testing and production of those systems.
  • Follow life-cycle oriented processes and procedures.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, upgrade, and provide solutions to complex hardware/software problems.
  • Assist in the management of projects using CDW's project management methodology.
  • Regularly interface with technical and business staff of customers, including the project sponsor and stakeholders of projects in more complex engagements.
  • Serve as technical point of contact on customer engagements.
  • Create and execute test plans to meet project requirements for assigned components.
  • Identify and communicate potential opportunities for cross-selling to the sales team.
  • Manage time and expense to meet or exceed expectations defined in the Statement of Work.
  • Provide high quality content deliverables using the appropriate document templates.
  • Ensure solution is implemented as designed to the customer’s satisfaction and approval.
  • Work with Solution Domain Managers, CEMs, ATAEs, Project Managers and customers to manage expectations and timelines to ensure expectations and commitments are being met.
  • Conducts/leads design workshops for complex designs to meet customer, business and technical objectives.
  • Proactively develops plans and activities to avoid problems.
  • Educates the customer on solution as appropriate throughout the life of the project or service life.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in business, computer science, a related technical degree or equivalent
  • Five years’ experience delivering complex technical solutions including planning, development, implementation and support

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of two years of consulting experience
  • Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to business needs
  • Ability to work weekends and/or off-hours as necessary to meet clients' needs
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with all stakeholders
  • Proven ability to maintain and create technical documentation for the enterprise-level customers
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to demonstrate solid attention to detail and a penchant for accuracy
  • History of balancing competing priorities with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines
  • Attention to detail on inventory and logistics is important
  • Physically able to push, pull, or lift up to 50 pounds of equipment. The team lift system must be utilized for loads weighing more than 50 pounds
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 75% or as needed to other CDW locations or client sites
  • Experience with designing virtual infrastructures
  • Experience assessing and remediating vSphere deployments
  • Ability to understand, remember, and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information. Ability to organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology. Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize. Ability to apply common sense in performing job. Ability to understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines. 
  • Current VMware VCP-DCV certification
  • Current NetApp StorageGRID Implementation Engineer certification
  • Current NetApp ONTAP Implementation Engineer certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • VMware
    • VCAP-DCV Deploy or VCAP-DCV Design certifications
    • VMware HCI Master Specialist certification
    • VMware VCF Master Specialist certification
  • NetApp
    • Hybrid Cloud PS Specialist or Hybrid Cloud PS Professional
    • ONTAP Data Protection PS Specialist
  • Pure
    • Pure Storage FlashBlade Architect Professional
  • Amazon
    • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate
  • Google
    • Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect
  • Microsoft
    • AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies 
    • AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design
  • Located near a major airport

 

COVID-19 Update:
CDW is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of known hazards and to ensuring the safety, health, and well-being of coworkers and candidates for employment and their families, as well as the community.

 

CDW requires all coworkers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the only exceptions being a documented, legally required medical or religious accommodation.  Prior to starting with CDW, successful candidates will be required to: (i) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide CDW with proof of full vaccination; or (ii) apply for and receive a medical or religious-based accommodation to be exempt from the mandatory vaccination policy.

 
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