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Accenture VMware Pre-Sales Architect in Manchester, United Kingdom

VMware Pre-Sales Architect

Location: London, Manchester, Edinburgh

Travel: up to 80%

Salary: Competitive (based on experience)

Career Level: Manager

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a Team

We are one of the world's leading providers of data engineering. You'll work on innovative projects with colleagues to drive collaboration from strategy through to implementation support. Being part of Cloud First, a new multi-service group across Accenture to bring together all facets of our cloud expertise and knowledge in service of our clients. You will be focusing your breadth of expertise and knowledge in VMware, using the latest technologies and offerings with clients to help them get to the next level.

VMware and Accenture have had a long partnership and recently cemented this relationship by investing in a joint business group; Accenture VMware Business Group (AVBG). AVBG was created to bring strategic focus and alignment to Accenture’s partnership with VMware to help our clients achieve their Digital Transformation objective through unique and differentiated capabilities in Hybrid Cloud, Application Modernization, and Security.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

In our team you will learn:

  • How to provide solutions to real world problems across a variety of industries, whilst referencing past deliveries consisting of VMware Technologies

  • Keep up to date with VMware products, strategies and certifications

  • Understand Accenture sales processes and synergistic offerings Accenture and its Business Groups can provide

As a Pre-sales Architect, you will:

  • Work with teams to build business outcome focused solutions using VMware Technology

  • Educate internal Teams on the solutions and help develop their skills to deliver the solution

  • Be involved in the sales process helping teams prepare the latest VMware solutions

  • Explore the latest technology and understand what outcomes it can deliver and develop the solutions to meet those outcomes

  • Be an active member of AVBG supporting Accenture accounts with joint opportunity development and partake in the VMware Community of Practice

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Presales Engineering experience with VMware Solutions

  • Experience with architecting/deployment of VMware Solutions such as;

  • Data Centre, Hybrid-, Multi- Cloud solutions (HCI, VCF, vRx, Telco Cloud)

  • Cloud Infrastructure (Cloud Foundations, VMware of hyper-scalers, HCX)

  • Cloud Management (vRealize)

  • Cloud Security (Carbon Black, SASE)

  • App Modernization (Tanzu)

  • Networks (NSX, SD-WAN)

  • Workspace (Workspace ONE, Horizon)

  • Focus areas for AVBG and Cloud First are in App Modernisation, Hybrid-Multi-Cloud and Security

Set yourself apart:

  • Experience in solution architecture for Large Enterprise customers

  • Commitment to learning and sharing your knowledge to develop teams

  • VMware Certifications in focus areas; VCTA, VCP, VCAP, VCDX

What’s in it for you:

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days of vacation per year, access to app based fitness classes and discounts on range of gyms, private medical insurance and three days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2021

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.