Solution Engineer Working Student Internship hos VMware

Start Date: September 2022

Duration: As part of university degree, 12 months working student (Part Time, 20hrs per week)

Location: Remote, Germany

Language: Fluent German and English

The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?

Joining VMware is a wonderful opportunity to extend your knowledge in one of the largest and most influential software companies in the world. VMware is a global leader in cloud technologies and digital workspace technology. It accelerates digital transformation by enabling unprecedented freedom and flexibility in how its customers build and evolve IT environments.

Working with the Solutions Engineering (Pre-Sales) team, you will be involved in all the technical aspects of customer engagement: from initially introducing new concepts and ideas to a customer, to presenting and demonstrating VMware technologies and helping to design solutions that meets the customer needs.

You will be able to collaborate in a multi-backgrounds team with a close collaboration with Sales and Professional Services to build long term customer relationships and ensuring success in their adoption of VMware Solutions

Success in the Role: What are the performance outcomes over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?

After about 2 months of trainings with your manager and the SE team, you will be able to explain the general portfolio of the VMware solutions.

This will be followed by 4 months of working with your team on projects focused on providing demonstration, positioning, and marketing support to the extended Sales and Solution Engineering teams. Specifically, you will develop case studies and alternative demonstrations for the VMware solutions. You will have the opportunity to create new content, produce new marketing material and develop new methods of representing the value we can bring to our customers.

In addition to your main responsibilities, VMware has a very active Intern community offering an excellent peer support network and the prospect to be involved in organizing charity events, knowledge sharing and learning opportunities.

The Work: What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?

During this internship, you will be asked to:

  • Demonstrate willingness to learn VMware product set and describe key features and benefits
  • Develop (and potentially deliver) onsite and remote product and solution presentations and demonstrations
  • Develop and deliver responses to customer and prospect technical inquiries
  • Provide evaluations and proof-of-concept assistance to partners and customers
  • Craft newsletters, infographics, and other materials for internal and external audiences
  • Research and provide analysis on emerging technology trends surrounding technology, application development, and Cloud Computing
  • Drive smaller projects to support the German Pre-Sales organization

What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?

As a Solution Engineering (SE) Intern you be joining a highly motivated, diverse, and welcoming team within the VMware family. You will get the opportunity to work with an unmatched portfolio of technologies, assisting customers and partners meet the key challenges facing their business today. The Director, Solution Engineering - Germany, Christine Hensel, will present you and assign you to a specific team within the SE group in Germany. She will expect some updates on how your internship is going and to know if you need anything.

You will receive substantial guidance and mentoring helping you develop your analytical, creative and communication skills in a fast-paced technology environment.

Where is this role located?

Remote: this role is fully remote and can be done anywhere in Germany.

What are the perks of working at VMware as an Intern?

You will be in a work environment that promotes your health and wellbeing through flexible working hours, EPIC 2 Days Off and other Wellness benefits.

Grow your career through various programs such as Women Connecting Women Mentorship Program, involvement in our DE&I Power of Difference Communities and a range of fun social activities and specific Intern Learning and Development Tracks.

You will have the opportunity to build your network across the EMEA region and beyond and give back to your local community with our VMware Service Learning program.