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Senior Technical VMware Consultant - SDN

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Milton Keynes, BKM, United Kingdom
Job ID: 48236




VMware NSX-T Consultant

Job Description


Job Title: VMware NSX-T Consultant

Location: Home / Office based

Reporting to: Consultant Manager

Salary: Competitive dependent on experience 

Package includes: Mileage allowance, phone, laptop, certified training & benefits package

VMware NSX-T Consultant

Job Description


Company Overview

As a award winning VMware Master Services Competency holder in Network Virtualisation and Cisco Gold Partner with Advanced Data Centre Architecture , Comms-care (a wholly owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro Inc.) is the UK’s market-leading strategic service partner to the IT channel community. With a commitment to being 100% channel-focused, Comms-care offers a highly qualified technical team, complementary and supportive business model and an unrivalled level of service to over 900 channel partners ranging from SME to enterprise level; delivering services on their behalf to ‘000’s of end user organisations with site locations throughout the UK and into mainland Europe and North America. Comms-care has a rich and scalable value add portfolio which spans the IT lifecycle from pre-sales and professional services to managed services and maintenance as well as a range of complementary business services such as flexible resourcing, finance and IT asset disposal.

Due to continued growth we have a fantastic opportunity for a consultant to join the Comms-care consulting practice to act as a Technical Consultant specialising in VMware NSX-T


Principal responsibilities but not limited to the following:

  • Assist with qualification of designs and opportunities
  • Attend and present at customer opportunities and workshop sessions
  • Keep up-to-date with current and future technologies, products and strategies
  • Build a solid skills foundation in chosen subject matter
  • Build and enhance relationships with peers
  • Continue development of consultative skills
  • Undertake individual consultancy assignments or work on a project as part of a larger team analysing customer requirements, gathering and analysing data and recommending solutions
  • Technically manage the design and implementation of solutions.
  • Ensure consultancy assignments are undertaken consistently and with quality
  • Highlight technical risks so that any Comms-care exposure to commercial loss can be minimised
  • Produce and update assignment documentation as required


Experience and Qualifications


Desirable Qualifications


  • VMware VCP-NV certification, with expectation of earning VCAP-NV certification within 6-12 months.


Required Experience (Design, Deployment and Migration)


  • Fluent with Design and Implementation of VMware NSX-T networking virtualisation technologies, and capabilities around VXLAN, EVPN, and advanced routing, switching and firewalls.
  • Network /internet Protocols/Services such as OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, VXLAN, LACP, DNS, TCP/IP, and VPN
  • VMware solutions including vSphere, vCenter, and vRealize Network Insight
  • Ability to manage and deploy network changes, including firewalls and access lists


Desirable Experience


  • Knowledge of automation and programmability using Ansible and Python with VMware vRealize Automation a plus but not essential
  • Knowledge of AWS or Azure Cloud networking and NSX Cloud capabilities a plus but not essential


Knowledge, Skills and Characteristics


  • Three or more years of experience in a technical consulting type role
  • Desire to develop and progress their career
  • Excellent communicator both verbally and written
  • Experienced, mature, influential, assertive and diplomatic
  • Able to operate independently or as part of a larger team
  • Able to technically manage other people on large scale projects
  • Able to network with industry peers and customers
  • Industry leading knowledge of chosen subject matter
  • A flexible approach to work and prepared 'go the extra mile' to exceed customer expectations
  • Applies knowledge and skills through handling complex problems beyond own area of expertise



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