VMware Partner Systems Engineer - New England in Boston, Massachusetts

The VMware Partner Systems Engineer plays a critical role in building and sustaining relationships with key national partners. The Partner SE works very closely with VMware partner sales leadership to build long-term relationships and guide partners into the Software Defined Data Center using solution-based sales methodologies. The Partner SE is a highly visible role responsible for evangelizing VMware technologies within their partners as well as serving as an advocate for their partners within VMware.

A high degree of technical knowledge with VMware products and/or with competitor products is required.


  • 5+ years’ experience in technology related work, including roles in technical pre-sales and/or customer-facing roles.

  • Current VMware VCP certification required and multiple certifications preferred

  • Enthusiastic, self-starter with a charismatic personality

  • Ability to see and present "the big picture" and offer solutions to make it better

  • Strong customer-facing and relationship-building skills

  • Must be effective in working both independently and in a team setting

  • Strong listening and question/curiosity based selling skills

  • Ability to uncover business challenges and develop solutions to solve those challenges

  • Domain experience with enterprise applications, security, systems management, networking and DR solutions preferred

  • Ability to travel as necessary

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience required


  • Present VMware value proposition to partners and customers

  • Own the technical side of the partner’s relationship with VMware and increase their competency with VMware solutions

  • Collaborate with Partner Business Managers and marketing teams to drive partner sales and exceed partnership revenue goals

  • Increase partner sales and delivery capacity around key focus areas such as hyper converged infrastructure (HCI), software-defined networking, and software-defined storage

  • Manage and grow the technical accreditations and certifications held by the partner

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