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VMware Cloud Sales Solutions Architect - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Providence, Rhode Island

Cloud Sales Solutions Architect

Global Cloud Sales, VMware

Remote – U.S.

We are currently hiring for multiple Cloud Sales Solutions Architects across our varied Cloud solution segments in the U.S. geos. All positions will be full time and remote within the U.S. and will require anywhere between five and twelve years of experience depending on the role. Apply here if interested! We look forward to speaking with you!

Business Summary

With a 90% TAM, it’s no longer a matter of which or when “Cloud”, it’s a matter of Cloud Smart. VMware recognizes that our customers are in varied stages of their Cloud evolution and has one of the few solutions that reduces the complexity of cloud transformation simply and affordably. VMware is surging on record growth across its cloud solutions, and we need your help!

Job Description

As a Cloud Sales Solutions Architect for VMware you will work closely with both new and existing customers and partners, as well as directly supporting field sales teams in pursuit of VMware Cloud opportunities within your US geo.

Role and Responsibilities

Your primary objective is to drive adoption and consumption of VMware Cloud solutions and services through deep technical engagement with Partners, Customer, and the global field. This is a blended role where both remote, and regular in-office work are expected. In this role, you will lead technical enablement and pre-sales support activities across field team(s).

  • Evangelize VMware’s strategy by driving product presentations and demonstrations to customer executives and technical teams

  • Provide expert technical support for opportunities involving VMware products

  • Drive Proof of Concept exercises for VMware products in customer labs to validate solutions

  • Maintain deep technical knowledge of Cloud solutions, industry directions, DevOps, trends, and competitive offerings

  • Provide consultative support to VMware colleagues, customers, and partners

  • Work collaboratively with Product Management, Technical Marketing and Engineering during the development, launch, and continuing refinement of VMware products

  • Maintain, grow, and leverage technical pre-sales relationships with key VMware Partner Field Organizations

  • Document best practices & architectural references in developing and deploying VMware Cloud solutions

Required Skills

  • 5+ years of experience in technology related areas of Cloud (Public, Private & Hybrid) and Cloud Migration & Modernization including both infrastructure and applications.

  • Ability to present VMware’s holistic cloud strategy and integrated vision across private, hybrid and public offerings.

  • Proven success working within a sales team to drive account planning and technical account strategy.

  • Ability to effectively communicate technology to all levels within an organization

  • Experience uncovering business challenges via question-based selling skills and develop a custom solution to solve those challenges

  • Strong relationship building skills – both with customers and VMware colleagues

  • Travel up to 30% of the time in the future.

Preferred Skills

  • Extensive knowledge of next-generation application & cloud platforms including but not limited to: Cloud Native, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and Oracle Cloud is preferential.

  • Our team looks for individuals who embody our values of humility, compassion, teamwork above isolationism, respectfulness, integrity, and good-natured fun.

  • Consistent record of achieving business objectives in a highly competitive partner channel environment.

  • BA/BS degree or higher.

This job requisition is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsored by VMware

Category : Sales

Subcategory: Solutions Architect

Experience: Business Leadership

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-10-21

VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what’s possible today at

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