This job requisition is not eligible for employment-based immigration sponsored by VMware The Elevator Pitch - Why will you enjoy this new opportunity? Exciting opportunity for those highly motivated individuals who are looking to advance their current roles and expand their career to the next level in IT. We are looking to expand our Anaplan platform for supporting our Global Sales Planning and Productivity business customers. This individual will play a key role in helping make design and solution decisions on how we take our Anaplan platform forward to support our growing business models. This Anaplan - Solution Architect position provides a unique opportunity to grow your career by expanding your Anaplan expertise while also providing IT Leadership exposure. You will have opportunities to participate in collaborative efforts across engineering and business operations to support our Global Sales objectives. This position will be involved in implementation of solutions to solve complex Sales Planning and Productivity processes for Global Sales, as well as helping the Application Development team build innovative and well-designed applications using the Anaplan platform. Success in the Role - What are the performance goals over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing? We are looking for candidates who can support our Engineering team to help them build solutions that will be adapted and evolved for our Anaplan platform by our Global Sales business customers. This will involve working closely with our business customers to understand planning and productivity processes and related business requirements. Will then need to take architecture considerations to design and implement solutions for the enablement of consumption of data across the ecosystem like Territory Management, Quota Planning and Account Segmentation. Within the first 30 days, get to know your team members and fellow engineering colleagues, and develop a high-level understanding of the teams technical domain, scope and responsibilities and the work currently in process to support our Application Development streams Within the first 90 days, understand the Sales Planning and Productivity Anaplan roadmaps and key initiatives to understand the business use cases and requirements to begin putting together an Architectural representation of current vs. future state blueprint. This will also include meeting and building relationships with our business stakeholders and system matter experts to begin building trust and communication plans. Within the first 120 days, working directly with your Sr. Engineering Manager to begin building out architecture plans and artifacts as targeted deliverables. This will involve working with other IT leaders and architects to understand Anaplan internal and external dependencies and pain points. The Work - What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis? Candidates will be expected to perform several duties to support their fellow Anaplan Application Development team members and provide expertise back to our business customers to help solve their complex data issues. Below is a list of core responsibilities that will be expected from our Candidates to help challenge them: Understand business processes and related requirements to Architect, Design and Implement solutions to enable data consumption Conceive and develop "Proof of Concepts" models to establish creditability of the Anaplan platform for flexibility of future considerations Design effectivity & efficiently to cover processes and requirements into detailed Architecture blueprints, enterprise models with associated modules, lists/line items and calculations Lead solution architecture and design by demonstrating strong solutioning skills and best practices resulting in robust, future ready, scalable Anaplan solutions Guide and mentor Anaplan engineering team members throughout the design, development and implementation process Must be able to work with a Global Engineering Development team across multiple time zones - US, Costa Rica, and India locations What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like? The Anaplan - Solution Architect role will report directly to the Sr. Manager for GCA Sales Engineering within the Go-to-Market, Customer and Analytics (GCA) Engineering organization. The Anaplan engineering team is currently constructed of a balance of US and India based Sr. Anaplan Developers and supplemental staff (Anaplan Contractors). The core business team consists of "Centers of Excellence" (CoE's) that support our Territory Management, Quota Planning and Account Segmentation business streams with Directors, Managers, Analyst and Shared Services. Collaboration with these core business teams, and your peer engineering team will be core to your work in helping to make key decisions for advancing our Anaplan platform. The belief in the GCA Sales Engineering team and VM Ware is one of a safe and inclusive environment that will allow individuals to showcase their skills and knowledge base. The team and corporate culture are built to allow candidates to flourish as individuals and work in a very exciting and collaborate organization. As a key, senior level engineering resource in the program, you will be given very opportunity to be a role model and steward of these values. What are the benefits and perks of working at VMware? You and your loved ones will be supported with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Below are some highlights, or you can view the complete benefits package by visiting www.benefits.vmware.com. Employee Stock Purchase Plan Medical Coverage, Retirement, and Parental Leave Plans for All Family Types Generous Time Off Programs 40 hours of paid time to volunteer in your community Rethink's Neurodiversity program to support parents raising children with learning or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilities Financial contributions to your ongoing development (conference participation, trainings, course work, etc.) Healthy and local inspired snacks in all our on-site pantries Category : Engineering and Technology Subcategory: Software Engineering Experience: Business Leadership Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time Posted Date: 2021-09-20 VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. 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