VMware Storage Architect
Companies need VMware storage architects like you to manage their virtual storage environments. Many firms do not have the required internal expertise to handle the often complicated process of neatly organizing disparate physical disks into seamless storage solutions that are user-friendly. With the help of freelance VMware storage architects like you, they can get the user-friendly virtual storage systems that they want while paying you handsomely for the privilege.
Job Description & Responsibilities
As a VMware Storage Architect, you’ll have a wide range of responsibilities. Companies may call on you if they need to implement a new system, maintain an existing one, train their colleagues on how to use storage products, or adjust their storage solution to account for new business objectives. Whatever the company’s virtual storage needs, you need to be there to provide assistance, help them push through pain points, and deliver modern, effective systems for the workplace.
- Virtualizing and simplifying company storage systems
- Managing, overseeing and monitoring project implementation
- Enforcing storage standards including in design, development, installation, modification, and documentation
- Solving problems that companies may be having with virtual storage
- Ensuring that product lifecycles serve company strategy
- Upgrading storage applications
- Training people on storage products and procedures
- Implementing system upgrades and designing storage solutions for new companies
- Working with CIOs on storage strategy
Educational Qualification & Skills
Before you are accepted for a job through the Field Engineer platform, many employers will want to see that you have the requisite skills to work in the industry. Companies may want evidence that you have extensive ESXi experience, that you can work with VMware vRealize Automation, you understand server hardware and operating systems, and that you are able to work with servers from a range of vendors, such as Dell. Companies also like to see that you know PowerShell, Veritas NetBackup, and tools like Zerto Cloud.
As a VMware storage architect, many companies will ask to see certification so that they can be sure that you have the skills required to integrate and manage complex storage subsystems. VMware offers a range of certifications for data center visualization, network visualization, cloud management, and automation, as well as digital business transformation and digital workspace.
VMware Storage Architect & Job Outlook
75 percent of full-time VMware storage architects earn more than $102,175 per year, and 25 percent earn more than $138,012 per year, according to data from Paysa. Top earners can earn more than $150,000 per year.
Freelance VMware architects can earn up to $100 per hour.
Advantages of Being a Freelance VMware Storage Architect
As a freelance VMware storage architect, you get a host of benefits.
- Work the hours you want
- Choose which clients you work for and how much you get paid
- Decide where you work (no need to move to a new location)
- Find out about the experience of others who have worked for particular customers
- Take on as much or as little work as you like
With the help of the Field Engineer platform, you can take on jobs as and when it suits you. You can either dip your toes into the freelance VMware world or make it your full-time freelance occupation. The critical point is that as a freelance VMware storage architect, you’re in control. You can work on big projects, small projects, or just use the Field Engineer platform to see whether VMware storage is a field with which you’d like to become more acquainted. The choice is yours.
Field Engineer Helps VMware Storage Architects Find Opportunities
Signing up to the Field Engineer app as a VMware storage architect is easy. All you have to do is create an account, provide your credentials and then start bidding for work. On Field Engineer, you tell customers what you’d like to get paid and then let them decide if they want to take you on. Field Engineer rewards VMware storage architects with a great track record by displaying reviews of previous customers so that a company can see just how good you are at your work.
Field Engineer is the premier platform for VMware storage architects to find work. With more than 40,000 technicians on the platform (and rising fast) and a presence in more than 180 countries, there are countless opportunities for you to get jobs.
So if you’re a VMware engineer and have valuable skills, then sign up to Field Engineer today and start achieving your earning potential. You'll be happy you did.