FINANCIAL SERVICES RECRUITMENT

LONDON | NEW YORK

JOB SUMMARY

Cloud Practice Lead, Management Consulting

I am on search for a Consulting Practice Lead function for a consulting firm in New York. This is for a person to lead on business development Project Management and Pre-sales experience with technical skills and capability around Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services products and vendors.

JOB TEXT

I am on search for a Consulting Practice Lead function for a consulting firm in New York. This is for a person to lead on business development Project Management and Pre-sales experience with technical skills and capability around Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services products and vendors.
Based out of the New York office this is a growth phase for the company and thus, will require someone to shape to team and direction with the Managing Director as part of the North Americas Management team. While the job is based in Midtown Manhattan, there will be frequent travel required to visit clients onsite.

This function and hire is to be the seed for the cloud practice of this multi-million dollar consulting firm. The team is a small one (4-5 people) and will be based mainly of cloud engineers with delivery and pre sales being handled initial by the person coming into this job with a view to hire other in the team to bolster this function.

1. Business development:
This person must be able to provide support and guidance for the sales team in the first beginning phases of the sales cycle for the identified opportunities, from helping classifying them, to defining the technical and functional architecture and approach, and helping with inputs to shape the opportunities from a delivery perspective.

Will be responsible as well for understand the market and technologies trends and drive the new opportunities in the matters related to cloud and further topics and to define the cloud offering portfolio for North Americas.

Must be in contact with the main partners in the cloud technologies, enhancing and leveraging the companies partnerships, helping generating commercial leads and new opportunities.

1. Delivery and Project Management:
This person must be able to work together with the Delivery Executive Managers (main responsible for delivering projects) in order to provide the right support for the project teams, in important tasks and phases of the projects, like the initial shaping and estimates, setting up the cloud environments and the project infrastructure, giving the proper orientation for the teams to solve issues and blockers of the projects, and supporting managers in the risk management and in the project management of all topics regarded to cloud technologies.

1. Knowledge and People Management:
This person will be the main responsible for the knowledge management of all the cloud technologies topics.

This topic covers the education and training needs for cloud technologies. Must be in contact with the Cloud practice and Tech practices worldwide in order to promote the integration, the knowledge and talent sharing and leveraging the practice in NA and globally. This person will working together with the staffing and HR areas defining the strategy and understanding the market needs for the hiring and cloud team building. One of the main objectives is to build a strong structure for the Cloud Practice, providing knowledge and resources for the local needs but for global needs as well.

Technical Skills

Proven experience and knowledge over the main products and technologies related to cloud solutions, like:
Products/Vendors: Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Pivotal.

Areas: Infrastructure, Engineering, Computing (security, authentication, connectivity, performance), DevOps (building and deploy, tooling, documentation, monitoring, testing), Architecture (integration & communication protocols, services, API gateways, API Governance), Data (structured and non-structured, cloud migration strategy for data structures, analytics).

Please note that travel will be expected as a considerable part of this function.

Please consider the following questions before applying:
1. Are you currently domiciled in the USA without any restrictions to work in the country?
2. Do you need sponsorship to remain in the USA?
3. Is your visa/stay in the USA dependant on a significant other?

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  • Negotiable USD
  • Manhattan, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Charles Levick
  • 2018-09-25
Manhattan, NY, USA Manhattan NY US