[Jobs] [nylug-job] VMware, Inc. seeks Solutions Architect (VMware --

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Sat Apr 9 14:58:42 EDT 2005

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    * JobID: #277
    * Submitted On: 2005-04-08 14:25:11

    * Company: VMware, Inc.
    * Contact: W. Sage,
    * Email:  wsage at VMware.com
    * Url: http://www.VMware.com/
    * Phone: Not Specified
    * Fax: Not Specified

    * Reference No: nylug-004

    * Title: Solutions Architect (VMware --

    * Salary: Not Specified

    * Description: Solutions Architect (New York City Area):

      VMware, an EMC company (NYSE: EMC), is the global leader in
virtual infrastructure software for industry-standard systems. The
world's largest companies use VMware solutions to simplify their IT,
fully leverage their existing computing investments and respond faster
to changing business demands. VMware is based in Palo Alto, California.

      Job Description:

      The Solutions Architect will work closely with our sales team to
drive enterprise-consulting services from sales through delivery. Using
VMware’s Virtual Infrastructure Methodology (VIM) you will prepare
project proposals which include the business requirements, technical
requirements and appropriate solution stating the delivery times and
schedules for the design, development and testing of the solution
components. Projects could span from 1-week implementation engagements
to complex, multi-consultant $1M+ engagements.

      In addition to sales and scope management expertise, the solutions
architect will need in-depth knowledge surrounding data center
technologies. Using this experience and knowledge of VMware’s products,
you will advise clients on issues related to the solution design and
deployment including complexity trade-offs and technical and business
process impact.

      From time to time the solutions architect may be called on to
manage small-scale projects and/or drive the assessment phase of a
project. In this role the Solutions Architect will operate as a
fee-earning consultant delivering solution architecture and design
services, including:

      * Discovery workshop
      * Requirement analysis
      * Feasibility study
      * Technology selection
      * Application design and specification
      * Systems integration
      * Product customizations
      * Solution test plan
      * Quality assurance


      * Participate in the pre-sales process to understand customer
business and technical objectives and product requirements
      * Design and develop innovative solutions to customer requirements
      * Maintain current and in-depth knowledge of the entire VMware
product line
      * Effectively communicate solutions architecture to the customer,
third parties and the project teams
      * Ensure that propositions are technically sound, deliverable,
competitive and representative of market leadership in the application
of technology to addressing business issues
      * Ensures effective client engagement and stakeholder management
during assignment (may include management of subcontractors and


      VMware offers great compensation, work-life balance, health
insurance coverage, insurance for your financial protection, and
savings/investment plans. This includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life
Insurance, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending
Accounts, and 401(k).

      For work-life balance, plan on 8 paid holidays and 3 float
holidays each calendar year, three weeks of personal time off (PTO)
beginning your first year, as well as additional PTO granted with years
of service. There is freedom in planning the workday with flexible start
and stop times subject to the company's needs.

      Equal Opportunity Employment:

      VMware is an equal opportunity employer that values the strengths
diversity brings to the workplace.

      Please submit your resume in .doc format to wsage at VMware.com.

    * Location:

          New York City, NY

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