IoT Consultant

Cognizant Technology Solutions   •  

Bentonville, AR

Industry: Business Services

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Not Specified years

Posted 357 days ago

Your Capabilities You will need a strong technical foundation with IoT expertise combined with business acumen and a strategic mind. A technology foundation would include an undergraduate or graduate degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field. Ideally, having some real-world software development or engineering experience would be a plus. You will need to be comfortable working in a consulting role for executive clientele and leading consulting engagements.   Technology Foundation We need you to dive into shaping technology solutions and working with engineering teams that will build solutions. IoT expertise is required, because you will hit the ground running with clients who are in different phases of planning and building products and services. You will need the ability to easily understand and develop points-of-view for emerging technologies that intersect with IoT such as Blockchain, AR/VR, AI, and Natural Language Processing.   IoT Expertise Your IoT expertise may come from a single industry (e.g. Smart Cities) or span multiple industries (e.g. Retail, Healthcare, Automotive), and allow you to understand the device-to-cloud architectures necessary for IoT products and applications. Industries of particular interest for us are Manufacturing, Automotive, Retail, Life Sciences, and Healthcare.   Business & Strategy Skills Your business acumen and a strategic mindset are necessary to up-level from the technology to help our customers establish a roadmap for realizing business value, restructure their organizations for IoT, or discrete product strategy and GTM activities. These skills can come from different sources such as an MBA, launching Startups or new business units, or working in a consulting role for product strategy and design firms. Experience with design thinking & research methodologies is a plus.       What to Expect By joining the IPS Advisory Services team, you will be responsible for establishing trusted advisor relationships with the leaders of fortune 500 companies. You will spend time onsite with clients to support business development for new work and delivering consulting projects. Developing points-of-view and thought leadership, will be part of your go-to-market responsibilities. Cognizant is a large organization so you should be comfortable partnering across practice groups (e.g. Analytics & AI, Strategy & Design, Enterprise Security) and organizing remote colleagues to support your initiatives and activities. Within IPS we are a globally distributed, close knit team who work hand-in-hand building and growing a world class IoT consulting services organization. As such, many interactions will be remote and you will need to be a self-motivated, organized team player to keep pace.   Why Join Consider this role if you feel you want to bring your talents to one of the world’s leading IoT consulting organizations. Our breadth of engineering talent spans from IoT device (or product) engineering to cloud IoT platforms. We need IoT experts to complement our engineering expertise with innovation consulting talent. We are growing and we need you to help us succeed. Join us if you want to help realize IoT solutions at scale and help transform industries.   Skills Summary

  • Internet of Things expertise; understands device-to-cloud architecture
  • Strong technology foundation in computer science, electricalengineering, or related fields; a systems thinker mindset at a solution architecture level
  • Business acumen and strategic mindset
  • Ideally, past experience in software development, engineering, or solution architecture
  • Ideally, experience working as a consultant for a management, innovation, or design consultancy
  • Comfortable with public speaking in front of executive audiences
  • Nice to have, experience selling, scoping, and delivering strategy consulting projects
  • Nice to have, Design Thinking expertise; applying design thinking and design research to product and business strategy challenges
  • Nice to have, experience leading & crafting interactive client workshops
  • Nice to have, experience with partnerships and/or M&A
  • Nice to have, experience in product management or product strategy roles
  • Nice to have, prior thought leadership through articles, whitepapers, or speaking roles
  • Nice to have, fluency in a language besides English

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