Senior NSX Consultant - Xtravirt

Senior NSX Consultant

Role Specification

Overview of Xtravirt

Xtravirt are a global award-winning IT consultancy, trusted by our partners and customers to solve complex IT challenges and deliver promised outcomes. We are experts in cloud transformation, de-risking and accelerating IT modernisation projects with a focus on Digital Infrastructure, Digital Workspace and DevOps. Independence is our asset and people our strength.

We are seeking senior VMware NSX Consultants with knowledge and experience in NSX-V and NSX-T. Our ideal candidate lives and breathes virtualisation and is an advocate of the technologies that help solve the IT challenges faced by organisations.

Xtravirt can support your career development by providing a fun but challenging role that enables you to work with the most talented virtualisation consultants within the UK.

The Role 

You’ll be able to demonstrate an excellent understanding and knowledge of the VMware core infrastructure and NSX and have engaged with enterprise customers to evangelise, design and implement solutions based on the customer’s specific use case and requirements. 

  • With an understanding of the bigger picture, you can design solutions that meet the customers’ underlying business objectives rather than just implementing the technical product 
  • Facilitate the customer’s journey towards emerging technology solutions and supporting them through today’s complex digital world 
  • Create the best architecture designs, networking and datacentre operations and end-to-end computing solutions appropriate for the customer 
  • As consultants are pivotal to our business offering customer engagement, on occasion you may be requested to support pre-sales engagement to aid the completion of technical proposals. 

 Key Skills 

The position requires deep technical knowledge along with strong communication skills. You’ll be able to lead with hands-on skills from requirements gathering and design to deployment and operational readiness. 

You’ll possess knowledge and experience in NSX-V and NSX-T and ideally vRNI along with an understanding of physical as well as virtual networking. 

An understanding of the complimentary elements of the Software-Defined Data Centre (SDDC) is essential as you will be working alongside consultants to build SDDC solutions or troubleshooting existing implementations. 

The role requires you to have achieved VCP certification and ideally any or all the following certifications: 

  • VCP6-NV 
  • VCAP6-NV – Design 
  • VCAP6-NV – Deploy 
  • VCIX-NV 
  • VCDX6-NV 

We particularly love people who are active within the community, attend VMUG meetings, have their own blogs and spend their spare time tinkering on their home lab. 

The role is home based with travel to client sites when needed. We will consider contract to permanent or long-term contract arrangements. 

If you don’t tick all the boxes but feel you have a strong foundation with at least some of the VMware products, as well as the aptitude and drive to learn the others quickly, then we want to hear from you.  

Why Xtravirt?

Join an award-winning team of innovators, recognised for their consultancy expertise. Working at the forefront of business transformation, you’ll be given the opportunity to advance your knowledge in the field. With the support of your Xtravirt colleagues and the Xtravirt brand you can create or expand your personal presence in the virtualization and cloud community.

At Xtravirt we recognise the importance of work-life balance and offer flexible working opportunities. Our employees enjoy a range of company benefits including company pension scheme, healthcare packages and company perks through ‘Perkbox’.

Join our dedicated team of professionals, and let’s take the next step of the journey together.