Customers are transforming their business and experiencing the advantages of the VMware Software Defined approach to IT. Working collaboratively with sales, marketing and partner teams, our Systems Engineers are key component to our customers’ success. Consulting with business leaders, our team abstract issues to formulate strategic plans offering extraordinary experiences through secure mobility of data and hosted applications across public and hybrid clouds.
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The Senior Account Solution Engineer supports a designated sales territory, to develop strategic relationships across customers and business partners. This is to formulate IT strategies and detail designs that support business success through IT solutions. Proficient in VMware solutions and integrated technologies, the Senior Account Solution Engineer orchestrates resources to develop and present design documentation supporting the customer engagement process either directly or through ecosystem partners. At times these designs will be tested in prototype environments, requiring delivery and reporting on success and capability.
Part of a global team, the Solution Engineer gain skills from support groups, peers and formal learning programs to continually advance their capability professionally, technically and across industry
Owns the technical content for the sales process assisting with opportunity/solution creation and expansion, participate in account development and support the sales plan
Works closely with sales, marketing, services and partner teams to drive awareness and promote VMware technology adoption, product and services revenue.
Provide technical thought leadership on VMware and integrated partner solutions
Transfer industry, technical, and product knowledge to customers, partners and communities supporting business growth, profitability, technical capability and service creation.
Maintain a deep understanding of competition and vertical industry segments in the areas of technology, applications, architectures, sales and strategies.
Deliver in-depth technical updates and architectures to industry, customers and partners, analyze technical needs, goals, and objectives on an ongoing basis
Collaborate internally, acquiring knowledge, operate as an advocate for Partner, Education, Delivery, Support and External Service tools to support overall customer success.
Always remain ethical and respectful in looking after internal and external customers.
We offer the opportunity for all of our staff to amplify their contribution to Philanthropic organisations through time and contribution.
Degree, Master/Bachelor in Information Systems, Computer Sciences or advanced industry certification in Virtualization, Storage, Networking, Applications desirable and/or strongly preferred.
Strong background within Enterprise organisations and / or supporting Enterprise customers as part of your Solution Engineer role
Experience with datacentre virtualisation and supporting solutions.
Minimum 10 years Specialist or related IT experience with validated customer experience in senior management or C-level client engagement.
Working knowledge of varying vendor, partner and distribution support and value models.
Strong Technical hands-on Experience focus on Cloud Solutions such as VMware vRealize, AWS, Azure or IBM Cloud would be a definite advantage.
Enterprise Architecture practice and TOGAF certification is helpful.
Experience with Linux, storage, networking and systems management is beneficial.
Background in scripting or programming would be a significant plus.
VCP Certification or higher; other certifications such as CCIE, CISSP also preferred.
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral are required along with excellent presentation skills and strong customer facing and relationship building skills.
Strong listening and question based selling skills with the ability to uncover business challenges and develop a custom solution to solve those challenges.
Self-driven and must be effective in working both independently and in a team setting.
Strong self-starter with a consistent track record of accomplishment.
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Job Family: Engineering Systems-Engineering
J ob ID: R2000938