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VMware Architect

  • Application Deadline: Aug. 5, 2024
  • Helsinki
  • Hybrid
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 5, 2024
  • Helsinki
  • Hybrid

We are seeking a highly skilled VMware Architect to join our team. You will be responsible for designing and implementing solutions for our clients. You will be part of the Capgemini Cloud Infrastructure Services (CIS) unit focusing on the Projects and Consulting services within the Nordics region. Our goal is to provide clients with our end-to-end services with sector-specific expertise, advanced technologies, and global resources. We provide a variety of client services, which range from strategic advice through to project delivery. This position will be based in Finland and requires fluent Finnish and English communication capabilities, both verbally and in written

The successful candidate will have a deep and broad understanding of Infrastructure architecture, features, and integration capabilities for a large enterprises. As a VMware Architect you will develop strategies and roadmaps that ensure optimal performance and productivity. You will be the technical lead on projects and your responsibilities will cover the full project lifecycle, from the initial technical requirement gathering to the final solution handover, ensuring robust and scalable technical solutions that meet all customer needs.

What we are looking for?

  • Required certifications: VMware Certified Professional – VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV) and/or Desktop and Mobility (VCP-DTM), preferably both.
  • Strong experience in managing Windows Server (2016 and later) and Windows 10 (22H2 and later) environments.
  • Familiarity with Azure and Active Directory configurations, including multi-site AD deployments.
  • In-depth knowledge of VMware core products such as vCenter and ESXi.
  • Proven track record as a technical lead in DaaS projects, especially those involving VMware Horizon.
  • Expertise in VMware Workspace ONE Access (VIDM) and VMware vRealize Operations (vROPS).
  • Demonstrable experience in client-facing roles within similar environments.
  • Additional familiarity with VMware solutions like App Volumes and Dynamic Environment Manager is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of storage concepts and platforms (SAN/NAS/DAS), scripting with PowerCLI, SQL Server, and technologies such as VMware Aria Operations, NSX Advanced Load Balancer (AVI), NVIDIA GRID, and/or ControlUP is a plus.
  • Experience with automation of vSphere and VMware Horizon platforms is beneficial.

The Successful Applicant:

  • Ability to work in complex ecosystems involving middleware/platform solutions, servers, storage, Backup & Recovery, network, and Infrastructure as Code (IaC).
  • Strong technical knowledge in the field of platform technologies, and communication protocols, especially for messaging and event streaming.
  • Automation (Ansible & Terraform).
  • Worked in hybrid cloud-based environments.
  • Experience and solid technical knowledge in: VMWare, VCP > 6.7, Certified, vSphere, CKA (Certified Kubernetes Administrator)/ CKAD, ElasticSearch-LogStash-Kibana (ELK stack), Prometheus-Grafana, Creating HLD and DSD/LLD technical Architecture documentation, RHEL 8, Satellite, OpenShift administration, NSX, Backup & Recovery: VEEAM, Kasten K10, Nginx, OKTA (SaaS), Ansible / Terraform

Highlighted Responsibilities:

  • Develop private cloud architectures and designs that incorporate high availability, automation, operations supportability and scalability to a high volume, rapidly growing world class digital business.
  • Promote use of innovative new technology and best practices for BU or Enterprise-wide new product and solution development initiatives.
  • Drive changes to current and strategic architectural blueprints.
  • Establish infrastructure technology architectures, standards, test plans, design templates and governance.
  • Successfully coordinate and solicit input from other IT Disciplines when developing solutions, roadmaps and vision.
  • Ability to seamlessly communicate at all levels of the organization.

Required Experience

  • 3-5 years Infrastructure Architecture experience across network, compute (physical/VMware), database and storage
  • Experience in Openstack/Openshift advanced designs
  • Experience in VMware to Openstack/Openshift migrations
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaaC) or software defined infrastructure solutions
  • Private cloud designs that focus on resiliency, high availability and security
  • Private cloud migration strategies
  • Kubernetes experience or understanding of design concepts (desired)
  • Private cloud automation experience is a plus

Other skills we see as plus but that are not the requirenemet for the job:

  • Strong understanding of VDI solutions and application delivery management
  • Experience in migration of hypervisors from on-premises infrastructure to cloud environments
  • Designing, implementing and managing Group Policy Objects to ensure secure and efficient configuration of networked computers
  • Strong hands-on experience of Windows Server environments, DNS, DHCP and network protocols
  • Experience in AD migrations and domain controller upgrades
  • Experience with scripting languages like PowerShell for automation of tasks
  • Certification on Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service is additional advantage

What is our promise to you?

At Capgemini Finland, you shape your own future. As one of our experts, you will combine cutting-edge technology with human insights to reimagine what’s possible. You will have an impact on how leading Finnish organizations and entire industries operate in the digital era. Our work contributes to a more functional and inclusive society and touches the everyday lives of thousands.

Cloud Infrastructure Services (CIS) is a cloud and cyber services provider with a mission to be the digital transformational partner of choice for clients. This supports the Capgemini group ambition to be a leader for leaders.

Our employee benefits include for example:

  • Global training & development support with free access to +250 000 classes and certifications from Coursera, Pluralsight, Harvard Spark and more
  • Fair and equal career management program and an unparalleled network of experts to learn from
  • Flexible working hours and remote working policy
  • Modern office spaces with a gym, swimming pool and spa area in Helsinki (you can also have our Lappeenranta office as your home base)
  • Extensive benefits to support your health and wellbeing.

Employees consistently praise Capgemini Finland for providing opportunities to grow and learn, for making work enjoyable with freedom and flexibility, and for embracing a truly diverse and inclusive culture.

We offer you a place to grow and enjoy your work with exceptionally cool colleagues, reasonable working hours and motivating learning and development possibilities. We are a global company with our roots in France. Our culture is strongly based on teamwork and helping one another.

Apply as soon as possible!

We are waiting for your application! We will fill in the place as soon as we find the right match so send us your application now.

For more information about the role, you can be in touch with Head of EE, ESM and Infra Roope Lecklin [email protected]

or for more information regarding our culture or the recruitment process – feel free to get in touch with Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist Suvi Väänänen [email protected] .

Great Place to Work

  • Extensive occupational health care & insurance

  • Flexible work time policies / Hybrid work

  • Internet connection to your home address

  • Lunch benefit & sport/culture benefit

  • Sick child care benefit

  • Events like Inspiration breaks & Sports events

  • Office with spa, pool, jacuzi and gym

  • Exceptionally cool colleagues

  • Certfications & Extensive learning platform

About the company

Capgemini is one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. We are guiding the way of our clients towards digitalization and enabling the optimization of business and IT operations. Globally we are more than 340 000 people nearly 55 countries from which over 700 consultants in Finland.

We are all about people. The work we do for our clients derives from the passion and expertise of our employees, and supporting the professional growth of our people is at the heart of our company. You will be getting an excellent opportunity to develop your competences supported by Capgemini’s career path model and training programs as well as the network of experienced professionals across the globe.

Get the future you want.

Suvi Väänänen | Contact Person

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