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Senior Solutions Architect-Financial Services

Company: VMware
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Solutions Architect-Financial Services As a Solutions Architect you will be a leader through collaborating, developing, reviewing and implementing program specific technical strategies and solutions through executing Solutions Workshops led by you with our financial services customers. These workshops are intended to be your vehicle to gather requirements to help define a "To-Be" state / solution for your Customer. You will work closely with the Account Sales Reps, Pre-Sales Solutions Engineers and members of Leadership team in developing complex and transformational technical strategies & solutions. In the Solutions Architect role, you will use Systems Engineering / Architecture skills, knowledge of VMware's and other Commercial Cloud solutions (e.g., AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform), and knowledge of Financial Services IT Enterprise requirements to provide a program tailored technical solution. Building a solution may include activities such as executing workshops, conducting client interviews, secondary research, guidance from the Account Team, working with specialists, and product managers. In the Solutions Architect role, you will be acting as a lead technologist and expected to have a broad understanding of technology. To be successful you will need domain level understanding across the following areas from a broad architecture standpoint:

  • Infrastructure (Data Center Design, Networking, Systems Hardware, System Architecture Virtualization, Systems Management, Security)
  • Platforms (Application Development, Application Design, SDLC, Java, UI, Spring, IDE's, SOA)
  • Desktop (Desktops Architecture, Thin/Zero Clients, Desktop Management, Desktop Design)
  • Management (Datacenter Management, Application Management, Desktop Management,) JOB ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Overall responsibility for the Technical Strategy and Solution for specific opportunities and initiatives.
    • Conduct Solutions Workshops with Customer Stakeholders to drive an understanding of the "As-Is" and through your experiences develop a "To-Be" architecture
    • Document the results of Solutions Workshops and effectively communicate a playback to the Customer
    • Understand VMware's customer IT environment and requirements and how to align VMware's technical value proposition.
    • Coordinate VMware's opportunity specific technical solution with potential partners, VARS and / or System integrators.
    • Coordinate and constitute the requisite technical resources per opportunity or initiative (matrix environment).
    • Contribute to the authoring of technical proposals
    • Strong collaboration with the core sales and pre-sales engineering teams, service sales organization and specialist sales and engineering teams throughout opportunities and in development stages REQUIRED SKILLS:
      • 8 to 12 years of Information Technology experience in the US Public Sector.
      • 10+ years of design, implementation, consulting experience with distributed applications
      • 5+ years of experience in infrastructure architecture, database architecture, and networking
      • 5 years working as a Systems Engineer or Solution Architect (software company, systems integrator, or payer preferred)
      • A Bachelor Sciences Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent PREFERRED SKILLS:
        • Advanced degree in computer science, MIS, engineering or related discipline
        • Professional experience building out solutions with VMware technologies and cloud-based technologies (e.g., AWS) 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. --- Cloud Solutions Architect - West
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Keywords: VMware, Palo Alto , Senior Solutions Architect-Financial Services, Other , Palo Alto, California

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