New Grad - Global Accounts - Associate System Engineer with French, VMware Academy (Start: July 2019) in La Défense

New Grad - Global Accounts - Associate System Engineer with French, VMware Academy (Start: July 2019)
VMware, Inc.
La Défense France

Job Details

Updated on 2019-01-21
Job ID R188033

New Grad – Global Accounts – Associate System Engineer with French, VMware Academy (Start: July 2019)

Location: Paris, France

Start Date: July 22nd 2019

University Summary:

VMware recognizes that today’s students are tomorrow’s trailblazers and we value the opportunity to benefit from your fresh perspective. If you thrive in an open, innovative, technology-driven culture, VMware could be the place for you. You will be exposed to a wide range of software platform technologies that are utilized by customers all over the world. 

VMware invests for the future in VMware’s Global Sales and Services Organization through the VMware Academy (VA) which is a global development program that is designed to fast track new graduates from in-depth training into successful careers within the Worldwide Sales and Services organization.  As a part of VMware Academy, you will begin your journey by being immersed in 6 weeks of collaborative training known as Foundation (classroom) in Cork, Ireland.  The academy involves sales, technical and product training for all participants. Upon completion of Foundation training, you will return to your home office and move into Role Based (on-the-job) training over the course of 4-6 months depending on role and location.  During your Role Based training you will continue to develop your skills and product knowledge while creating meaningful mentor relationships that will ignite your career.  After Role Based training, you will have completed Academy and transition into your role and business unit. We're looking for people who love to win, have strong business ethics and great communication skills. With continued development, manager support, and ongoing mentorships your growth is limitless.  We look forward to seeing you in Worldwide Sales and Services.

Business Summary:

VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. VMware accelerates customers’ digital transformation journey by enabling enterprises to master a software-defined approach to business and IT. With VMware solutions, organizations are building extraordinary experiences by mobilizing everything.  Our customers are responding faster to opportunities with modern data and apps hosted across hybrid clouds, and safeguarding customer trust with a defense-in-depth approach to cybersecurity.

At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Do you dare to do the stuff you’ve always dreamed about? Dare to explore at

VMware offers cutting-edge cloud infrastructure and security services to companies of all shapes and sizes. Our world is all about technology, and that world is growing because the imagination, ingenuity and talent of our teams knows no bounds. We believe that creativity sparks innovation and inspires our employees to think of VMware differently and change the world around them.

Job Role and Responsibilities:

The Associate Systems Engineer (ASE) is a key part of VMware's Global Account program and will grow to support the VMware Sales teams on the largest customers in Europe. In this technical role you will gain a thorough understanding of VMware technologies in virtualisation, hybrid cloud and digital workspace. The ASE will be responsible for interacting with our top customers and account teams to solve technical pre-sales questions, identifying opportunities and identifying issues that may affect customer satisfaction or revenue attainment. The role requires an understanding of server change, configuration, and compliance management, application discovery, provisioning and VMware virtualization and application technologies. The ASE requires the ability to communicate with technical and non-technical audiences. Upon joining the company, you will go through a structured, formal training program, building a basic level of VMware and industry knowledge. ASEs will shadow Global Solution Consultants, SEs and Technical Specialists, reinforcing and putting into practice the acquired knowledge.

Required Skills:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or master’s degree in any university degree that includes Computing
  • Strong understanding of cloud and/or virtualisation technologies
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage several tasks at once and succeed in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Excellent social and communication skills
  • High interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a team and customer-facing environment
  • A strong desire and love of technology
  • Fluency in French and English is essential
  • Candidates must have graduated within 12 months of the start date (July 2019).

Preferred Skills:

  • Hands on IT experience from either Internships, Co-Ops, Work Experience or University Projects
  • Technical knowledge of or prior experience using VMware products is desirable but not mandatory

Equal Opportunities Statement:

VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. VMware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law. 

New Grad - Global Accounts - Associate System Engineer with French, VMware Academy (Start: July 2019)
VMware, Inc.
La Défense France