029802-Senior Cloud/Data Center Architect Project Manager

Cloud Transformation Network Architect

Capgemini is looking for a Senior ITS Consultant within Data Center Transformation to lead change engagements within a clients IT infrastructure landscape as a Network Architect.

As a Senior ITS Consultant within Data Center Transformation at Capgemini you are responsible for leading the network technical streams in data center transformation, consolidation, relocation, transition, and optimization projects.

Dynamic and varying projects with labor budgets ranging from 100k to 6M and matrix management of up to 100 project resources.

You will be part of a growing international business domain within Capgemini that acts on the global market, and work with clients with a global reach and agenda.

Description:

· Provide solution and service engineering activities, i.e. proof-of concepts, pilots, use case development, solution validation, workshops, and enablement.

· Maintain deep technical and business knowledge of different Network and Cloud technologies and supporting solution areas and develop new technology integrations and solution capabilities.

· Provide expert technical architectural support and guidance for solution opportunities that involve virtualization, cloud infrastructure, management and security, including integration with certain select 3rd party products.

· Maintain technical credibility within the industry and your field of expertise through demonstration of thought leadership.

· This includes participating in delivering technical enablement web conferences and training sessions and enabling technologies and company’s industry conferences and events.

· Develop and release of sales, technical, and service delivery collaterals including deployment guides, best practices, sizing whitepapers and solution reference architectures.

· Close collaboration with geo-dispersed global business units, engineering, marketing, professional services, sales, alliances, and partner engineering organizations to design, develop, validate, and release sales, technical, and service delivery collateral.

Required Experience:

· Minimum of 12 years of professional experience managing/architecting Network technologies.

· Minimum certification of CCIE or CCDE.  Written required, Lab preferred.

· Excellent written and oral communications skills.

· Expert level knowledge of Cisco and Juniper technologies, including Routing/Switching, Firewalls and Load Balancing solutions.

· Strong knowledge of F5 BIG-IP Load Balancing solutions including LTM, GTM, and ASM solutions

· Strong experience with VPN solutions including different types of IPSec endpoints including Cisco Firewalls, Cisco VPN Concentrators, Cisco Routers.

· Expert level knowledge of Cisco’s Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV) protocol

· Expert level knowledge of Layer 2 technologies, including Spanning-Tree, VLANs, VTP, UDLD, VDC,  and CDP

· Expert knowledge of Layer 3 technologies, including IPv4, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, IPv6, HSRP, and VRRP

· Balanced and pragmatic contributory approach to long-term vision, and incrementally phased way-ahead

· Experience with medium to complex costing and proposal response.

· Experience with collateral authoring.

· Experience with internal and external documentation written to varying levels of business and technical oriented audiences.

· Affinity for broad-spectrum, iterative, continuous improvement to affect capability maturity growth.

· Ability to reconcile their position and expert depth of knowledge with the business need for inter and intra-org synergy.

· Passion for learning, teamwork, and helping others.

· Strong knowledge of F5 BIG-IP Load Balancing solutions including LTM, GTM, and ASM solutions

· Strong experience with VPN solutions including different types of IPSec endpoints including Cisco Firewalls, Cisco VPN Concentrators, Cisco Routers.

· Expert level knowledge of Cisco’s Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV) protocol

· Expert level knowledge of Layer 2 technologies, including Spanning-Tree, VLANs, VTP, UDLD, VDC,  and CDP

· Expert knowledge of Layer 3 technologies, including IPv4, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, IPv6, HSRP, and VRRP

· Balanced and pragmatic contributory approach to long-term vision, and incrementally phased way-ahead.

· Experience with medium to complex costing and proposal response.

· Experience with collateral authoring.

· Experience with internal and external documentation written to varying levels of business and technical oriented audiences.

· Affinity for broad-spectrum, iterative, continuous improvement to affect capability maturity growth.

· Ability to reconcile their position and expert depth of knowledge with the business need for inter and intra-org synergy.

· Passion for learning, teamwork, and helping others.

· Solid practical understanding of Software Defined Data Center (SDDC), Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN), Software Defined Network (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV)

· Successful candidate will be self-motivated. Individual must be able to prioritize responsibilities and work under tight deadlines.

· Network Architecture Experience with Public Cloud deployments (Azure, AWS)

Desired Experience:

· Solid practical understanding of virtualization and cloud solutions and services powered by VMware.

· Prior experience in programming and scripting languages is desirable.

· Good understanding of service providers is desirable.

Education:

· Undergraduate Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or similar, or 12+ years experience in related discipline.

About Capgemini

With more than 190,000 people, Capgemini is present in over 40 countries and celebrates its 50th Anniversary year in 2017.

A global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, the Group reported 2016 global revenues of EUR 12.5 billion (about $13.8 billion USD at 2016 average rate).

Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business, technology and digital solutions that fit their needs, enabling them to achieve innovation and competitiveness.

A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.

Learn more about us at www.capgemini.com.

Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position.

Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.

Responsibilities:

As part of the Capgemini Technology Services Group, this person will be responsible for the full systems lifecycle from requirements gathering through implementation of data analysis solutions.

This person will work closely with our clients and must demonstrate professional knowledge to ensure that the work products and deliverables are of the highest caliber to ensure client satisfaction.

This person will also apply subject matter expertise to identify, develop, and implement techniques to improve engagement productivity, increase efficiencies, mitigate risks, resolve issues, and optimize cost savings and efficiencies for each client.

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