Technical Account Manager | Ottawa
CLEARANCE: Secret Security Clearance Required
LOCATION: Candidates MUST live in Ottawa area
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Do you "live and breathe" the VMware core stack of products?
Are your dreams filled with vSphere, ESXi, vRealize, vSAN, and VMware Cloud Foundation?
Do you already have your VCP Certification (or could you get it within the next 90 days)?
Technical Account Manager (TAM)
The TAM Program is critical to the global VMware Professional Services Organization (PSO) which influences the success of each VMware implementation. The PSO team is dedicated to the success of the customer and their virtualization strategy and implementation. The PSO team ensures that VMware customers are successfully implementing their business plans from adoption all the way to a fully functioning virtualized datacenter. The VMware PSO team includes Implementation/Managed Services, Project/Engagement Management, Education Services, Partner Management and Technical Account Management (TAM) Services.
As one of our Technical Account Managers (TAM), you will be responsible for building and maintaining post-sales relationships with VMware's largest and most complex customers. These customers are typically Fortune 500 accounts adopting VMware virtualization software across their datacenters. You will serve as a project manager to ensure successful implementations and as an account manager to ensure that the customers serve as a positive reference and continue their standardization on VMware technology. Additionally, you will become the customer's single point of contact into all of VMware. As such, your technical abilities are critical in identifying solutions, troubleshooting issues, and answering technical questions as they arise.
•Provide project leadership for the customer's major VMware initiatives. This would include project management functions and solutions architecting functions
•Manage cross-functional VMware project teams, which could consist of VMware consultants, engineers, marketing, and support staff
•Design and develop innovative solutions to customer requirements using our server and desktop products, with assistance from our internal engineering group and consulting architects as required
•Maintain current functional and technical knowledge of the entire VMware product line
•Manage and drive competing requests across simultaneous client engagements
•Provide clear and constructive product feedback to VMware Product Management teams based on customer requirements
•Help to document best practices in developing and deploying VMware solutions
•Function as a front-line technical resource for "best practice" and informal customer questions
•Secret Security Clearance Required
•Must have experience with VMware's core stack of products
•At least 8+ years experience in customer-facing positions as a professional services consultant, preferably with a management consulting or "Big 5" consulting organization
•Travel: Ability to travel up to 20% regionally (NOTE: Most travel will be local from your home office to clients in greater Ottawa and within the nearby region, but there will likely be 3-4 conferences or training
•Experience with modern software development methodologies, with emphasis on software and hardware architecture, and infrastructure design and development
•Strong technical background, with previous experience in Linux system administration and/or software development and technical architecture •Strong analytical skills regarding technical and project management issues
•Strong understanding of strategic sales process •Strong organizational skills with an ability to manage competing client demands
•Ability to interact and communicate with CxO-level personnel
•Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
•B.S., B.A., or M.S. degree or equivalent
This job opportunity is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsorship by VMware.
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