Resident Consultant DOD/JSP

Services Washington, District Of Columbia

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Job Summary

The Nutanix Services and Customer Solutions team delivers a strong influence on the success of each Nutanix implementation by its customers. The Services function ensures success by engaging with customers in the pre-sales and post-sales stages by assisting in their software-defined data center (SDDC) strategy and architecture.  Besides helping customers implement Nutanix products successfully, the Services team ensures customer success in fully implementing their virtualized and software-defined data centers.  The Nutanix Services Consulting function includes assessment, design, implementation, integration and automation services as well as project management.

Nutanix Services is looking for a data center virtualization consultant to serve as a Resident Consultant at US Federal facility in Washington, DC, Tampa, FL, and Oklahoma City, OK.  While this is a full-time position with Nutanix the initial assignment is a one-year residency with potential for extension.  At the end of the residency the consultant will continue as a full time Nutanix Services consultant.


  • Onsite administration and support of Nutanix/VMware environment.
  • Perform capacity planning and architectural strategy activities in concert with customer architecture and engineering team.
  • Act as trusted advisor to customer infrastructure and engineering teams providing guidance as well as Nutanix and VMware best practices.
  • Identify and suggest architectural and engineering changes that would benefit both Nutanix and the customer in the environment.
  • Integrate with the Nutanix sales team for the account, identifying and communicating new opportunities as appropriate as well as ongoing customer status and reporting.
  • Training and enablement of customer resources.

 Required Qualifications:

  • US Citizen able to hold Security Clearance (DoD, Secret, TS preferred)
  • A minimum of 7 years Department of Defense Experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a virtualization consultant.
  • Deep understanding of VMware and data center virtualization.
  • Deep understanding of storage technologies and data protection technologies like replication, snapshots, backup, restore, etc.
  • Ability to independently analyze and diagnose highly complex networking problems across different platforms.
  • Ability to be hands-on in servicing the requirements of a client.
  • A focus on customer satisfaction and relationship.
  • High level of comfort performing white boarding sessions and PowerPoint presentations, create best practice white papers. 

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • VMware Horizon View, install, configure and administration experience.
  • Experience with Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform.
  • Nutanix NPP 5 certification
  • Advanced VMware certification such at VCAP/VCIX-DCV
  • Deep understanding of software-defined storage with a focus on distributed storage.
  • Experience with Virtual networking like NSX.
  • Migration of workload, both P2V and V2V.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Systems.


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