World Wide Technology vRealize Architect in Maryland Heights, Missouri

Job Title

vRealize Architect

Location

Maryland Heights, MO

Job Description

World Wide Technology, Inc. has an opportunity available for a vRealize Architect our global engineering team.This position will be focused on VMware and its associated technical requirements, enablement requirements, and customer facing delivery activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with Sales engineers to review and validate understanding of customer requirements and translate initial scope into actionable items

  • Participate in the creation of High-Level Designs and Low-Level Designs for areas of expertise

  • Design and Implement IT solutions and service offerings at customer sites--locally, regionally, and nationally as well as provide feedback for improvement

  • Generate project support documentation, including procedural documents for implemented systems when scope requires

  • Maintain required level of knowledge on company-offered solutions including the completion of assigned courses and relevant certification exams when applicable.

  • Stay current with emerging technologies and advancements within existing technologies

  • Be able to educate others within the organizations in the areas of your expertise

  • Work as part of an implementation team and maintain a strong adherence to WWT Core Values

Qualifications

  • QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or 5 years of relevant product experience preferred

  • Must possess a minimum of 4-5 years of recent, relevant experience with VMware products and network management and implementations

  • CCNA/CCNP Data Center or equivalent experience required

  • VMware Certified Professional -- Datacenter Virtualization (VCP-DCV)

  • VMware Certified Professional -- Network Virtualization (VCP-NV)

  • Strong organizational skills and analytical skills

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal with great attention to detail

  • Independent and self-motivated and very thorough worker

  • Troubleshooting skills (patience and determination to find and solve problems)

  • REQUIRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:

  • Proven experience in designing, deploying and managing VMware vRealize integration.

  • Demonstrated experience with network overlay technologies like VXLAN, OTV and EVPN/BGP.

  • Experience with using cloud management portals such as vRealize Automation, OpenStack, AWS, Azure

  • Network Security Tools and Networking Concepts such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, Load Balancers, Security/Trust Zones, L2 Switching and L3 routing. VLANs, Unicast vs Multicast, Management Networks, routing, VPN and network design.

  • Experience with Spine-Leaf (Clos) network topologies

  • L3 Routing protocols such as BGP and OSPF

  • Experience working with vendors such as Cisco, F5, Riverbed, Force10, Vyatta/Brocade, A10 Networks, Arista, Infoblox, Palo Alto Networks

  • Experience with integrating heterogeneous networking and security environments

  • STRONGLY DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of Cisco UCS, Nexus switching, MDS storage fabrics, NetApp and/or EMC storage frames

  • Experience with manipulating RESTful APIs to programmatically automate manual tasks

  • Experience working within an Agile/scrum framework

  • Familiarity with the Cloud ecosystem, products and solutions

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