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Secret cleared VMware Consulting Architect

Our client, located in Washington, D.C., is currently in need of a DoD cleared VMware Consulting Architect for a 6 month contract with potential for extensions.  The consultant will work a mix of onsite and remote in support of the Worldwide Telco Practice focused on federal clients and engagements. The architect will be responsible for working on the following:

Work Requirements:

  • Hands on solution design, integrating both technical and business concepts, and present a transformational journey to project stakeholders.
  • Carry activities such as: technical contribution and guidance in project planning, lead in high level and low-level design, solution validation, impact analysis of change requests, etc.
  • Leveraging technical skillset and help to quickly build trustworthy relationship with customer in pre-sales stages through technical workshops, RFX responses, PS solution customization, scoping exercises and LOE estimation etc.
  • Drive efficiency in delivery model.
  • Assist with refinement and optimization of customer lifecycle and VMware Telco Cloud portfolio.
  • Above all we drive successful business outcomes for our customers and provide valuable insight to our product teams.

Required Skills:

  • Strong client facing experience as a Consulting Architect or Solutions Engineer focused on VMware solutions
  • 5 years experience in architecting and designing data center automation and network function virtualization private cloud solutions.
  • Working experience with VMware Cloud Infrastructure – vSphere, ESXi, NSX-T, vCD, etc
  • Deep understanding of the telecommunications market, NFV/SDN context, standards, technology and use cases
  • Holds a VMware certification
  • Cisco CCNA/CCNP or equivalent certification
  • Hands on familiarity with scripting using Python and troubleshooting approaches
  • Knowledge of cloud native application concepts
  • Active DoD Secret or higher clearance or a US citizen willing to obtain a DoD clearance

Preferred or Nice to Have Skills:

  • Holds more than one VMware Advanced Professional certification or TOGAF certified
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Cloud Native technologies
  • Home office can be located anywhere in the Eastern time zone, mix of remote with a travel expectation of 50% for onsite client visits.
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