Director - Cloud Solutions

Perficient   •  

Virtual / Travel

Industry: Information Services

  •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 275 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Responsibilities

Specifics of this position may include:

  • Manage the technical, business and personnel aspects of consulting engagements.
  • Manage the invoicing, backlog and resource management activities for the assigned consulting engagements.
  • Support multiple engagements on a part-time basis as the overall engagement manager working with the assigned project managers to ensure successful delivery.
  • Serve as the day-to-day Project Manager or Project Manager Advisor for one or more of our larger, more strategic clients/engagements.
  • Lead strategic engagements while also serving as the lead consultant/strategist.
  • Cultivate highly functioning teams comprised of Perficient and client resources; the ability to effectively manage the engagement while recognizing and leveraging the expertise of the different resources and the importance of their contributions is critical.
  • Ensure deliverables are of the highest quality to promote client satisfaction.
  • Produce key project management deliverables such as project charters, project plans, resource plans, risk mitigation plans, change management plans, etc.
  • Serve as a key member of the solution delivery team by facilitating requirements/design sessions, and producing deliverables.
  • Mentor and provide solutions delivery expertise to less experienced team members.
  • Monitor engagement team performance and provide feedback.
  • Develop strong client relationships.
  • Team with the business developer to drive ongoing client development activities.
  • Participate on client engagement steering committees as necessary to set client expectations and issue and resolution management.
  • Key participant in the business development process.
  • Lead the business development efforts from a delivery perspective.
  • Develop overall estimates of the effort / resource requirements / schedule.
  • Analysis of pricing / approach options advising the GM on the related business considerations and impact of different options.
  • Lead the risk assessment efforts during the proposal process and recommend appropriate risk mitigation strategies.

 

Qualifications

  • More than 12 + years of overall experience with 3 plus years in Google Cloud Platform.
  • Have a solid understanding of delivery methodology and lead teams in the implementation of the solution according to the design/architecture
  • Strong understanding of infrastructure and related technologies (hardware, virtualization, networking)
  • Strong client management and executive level communication skills
  • 3+ Experience with Google Cloud Platform including setup and configuration
  • Experienced in application development for Cloud platforms using technologies like Java/J2EE, Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Micro Services , REST and others
  • Experienced in using Cloud Foundry and PaaS platforms like Pivotal Cloud Foundry or Redhat Openshift
  • Experienced in Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment methodologies
  • Experienced in using build and deployment tools like Maven, Gradle etc.
  • GCP Certification
  • Experience in Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Experience leading and delivering complex enterprise solutions and teams.
  • Serving as the senior delivery resource for consulting engagements; cultivating highly functioning teams comprised of Perficient and client resources.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Google Cloud Platform Services.
  • Client facing or consulting experience highly preferred.
  • Skilled problem solvers with the desire and proven ability to create innovative solutions.
  • Flexible and adaptable attitude, disciplined to manage multiple responsibilities and adjust to varied environments.
  • Future technology leaders- dynamic individuals energized by fast paced personal and professional growth.
  • Lead the technical planning & requirements gathering phases including estimate, develop, test, manage projects, architect and deliver.
  • Serve as a technical lead and mentor. Provide technical support or leadership in the development and continual improvement of service.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members.
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt and work with team members of various experience level.
  • Knowledge and experience in developing software using agile methodologies.
  • Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.
  • Ability to communicate effectively via multiple channels (verbal, written, etc.) with technical and non-technical staff.
  • Fluent and current on architecture trends with an eye on market/technical conditions and future direction
  • Experience in defining new architectures and ability to drive an independent project from an architectural stand point
  • Proven track record of leadership roles delivering solutions within defined timeframes
  • Experienceresponding to RFPs/RFQs and procurement deadlines.
  • Proven track record working with and selling to the stakeholders, executives, and decision makers of Fortune 1000 companies.
  • Proven domain expertise with experience building business cases and communicating client-specific value proposition and establishing yourself as a trusted advisor.
  • Leading technical discussions with business and technical decision makers, including detailing technical specifications, product roadmaps, deployment, and third-party integrations
  • Demonstrated capability to handle Proof of Concept and solution demonstrations.
  • Experience coordinating Sales team members to develop sales scripts, discovery process, best practices, sharing expertise/training and guiding solution development.
  • Experience with recruiting, personnel management, and performance reviews.
  • Experience in sales support role, particularly discovery meetings, demos, roadmaps, and engagement assessment.
  • Must be open to travel.

Job ID 2018-4312