• Experience with various ERP functional solutions architecture
• Experience with system design, configuration, customization, integration, testing and support
• Experience with all aspects of the system implementation including, but not limited to, gathering requirements, designing the future state solution, the development objects related to their process scope, as well as supporting testing and post implementation support
• Knowledge of integration points and the order in which these must be executed
• Experience working with design, implementation, and support of knowledge management solutions and related technologies for collaborative information sharing
• Experience with gap analysis and strategic roadmap/blueprint development
• Experience with large Full Life Cycle (FLC) project implementations
• ERP certification(s) preferred
• Experience managing people and processes
• Experience within a delivery role
• Experience with client facing consulting engagements
• Extensive experience within management consulting or consulting services (Big 4 preferred)
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong executive presence and ability to interact with CxO level
• Mentors team members in technology, architecture and delivery of applications
• Successful teamwork experience and demonstrated leadership abilities are required
• Creates a shared sense of direction and community among the teams
• Proven ability to transfer knowledge and stay aware of current trends and technical advancements
• Ability to articulate and present different points-of-views on various technologies
• Time management skills are a must; as well as the ability to be flexible and creative
• MUST be willing to travel extensively, up to 100%
• College degree in a related area of study, with advanced degree highly preferred
• A strong track record of professional success, preferably in the Consulting Services arena
• Experienced in own area and shares experience with others
• Prioritizes and organizes own work and for others to deliver to agreed deadlines
• Constantly strives to improve processes and practices
• Delivers a clear, well-structured and concise argument to support an opinion
• Considers ‘the bigger picture’ when making decisions
• Adapts information/style to the audience and explains difficult issues clearly
• Anticipates potential objections and prepare case accordingly; influences others
• Plays a significant part in the recruitment /development of new people
• Leads and motivates multi functional teams in dispersed or complex environments
• Motivates the team by generating a positive and enthusiastic atmosphere
• Is considered by team members as being firm, decisive and fair
• Is perceptive & sensitive to the needs of colleagues and offers help appropriately
• Actively encourages and assists the development of people
• Anticipate clients needs, investigates the underlying causes and identifies short and long term solutions
• Closes new deals, extensions and ad-hoc service aspects
• Focuses on developing long term partnerships with clients
• Able to drive projects and services from conception through to implementation
• Creates new processes and methods that can be implemented across multiple areas
• Accurately forecasts and manages costs and profitability for multi-faceted work activities
• Proactively develops and implements efficiency improvements that can be implemented in a number of areas
• Settles large, complex problems and in doing so, strengthens the relationship with the client.
• Exhibits strong commercial management skills
• Is aware of Groups’ capabilities and value to the market
• Involved in the creation of own area business plan
• Able to sell innovations to Capgemini managers and clients
• Recognized internally and externally as an expert in application of own technical specialism
• Active participant in industry wide forums on leveraging technology for client and Capgemini benefit
• Interprets business strategy for deployment within own area, setting clear aims and objectives with clarity of delivery accountability
• Actively promotes development of global accounts
• Has stature and capability to articulate the vision
• Has operational/delivery excellence
• Undertakes analysis of user and business requirements, with particular regard to their impact on existing systems and environments, and produce an appropriate business and/or system design.
• Assists in the construction and implementation aspects of delivery.
• Has a (deep) understanding of the business and business processes.
• Knows how business processes are integrated and their dependency upon / relations with ICT applications.
• Expertise in Impacting and Estimation, software engineering, good practice, leadership and governance.
• Responsible for software engineering direction to enable the implementation of a quality application architecture solution whilst appreciating the commercial environment.
• Analyses the impact of change, anticipates possible problems, and develops plan to prevent them.
• Applies the disciplines of Configuration Management.
• Advocates and enables a philosophy for ongoing productivity improvement, reuse and education.
• Speaks knowledgeably of relevant Software Engineering processes and management during client discussions.
• Is able to document current architectures and standards.
• Can develop future-state conceptual architectures.
• Can develop and/or apply architecture policy and standards.
• Is capable of acting as a champion for architecture transformation initiatives.
• Is able to evaluate alternative technology solutions.
• Has a detailed understanding and knowledge of architecture.
• Understands the architecture process and the role of the architect.
• Understands the role of stakeholders and requirements.
• Knows how to communicate about architecture.
• Has knowledge of different methods and tools.
• Proposes technical solutions that meet or exceed client needs and expectations, and complements delivery of Capgemini’s SLAs.
• Synthesizes multiple requirements, ideas & solutions in order to manage complexity and deliver synergies.
• Articulates the proposed solution and benefits accurately and persuasively, reflecting the client’s interests or concerns.
• Estimates maintenance costs that are realistic, based on effort required, value delivered, and client’s expectations.
• Ensures that the solution aligns with Capgemini Group strategy.
• Works as part of a team or leads a team to negotiate new deals, extensions and ad-hoc service aspects.
• Ensures that the Capgemini negotiating team works and behaves in front of the client as a single entity with a common purpose.
• Understands the needs of the client and balances them with those of Capgemini to lead to win-win situations.
• Anticipates the negotiation tact of the client and deploys appropriate tactics.
• Settles small and large/complex problems and in doing so, strengthens the relationship with the client.
• Recognizes when alternative perspectives are required, and facilitates appropriate meetings.
• Is aware of the legal and service implications in the drafting and reviewing of contracts, schedules and service level agreements.

Delivery Architects assess a project’s technical feasibility, as well as implementation risks.  They are responsible for designing and implementing a project’s technical architecture. They define the structure of a system, its interfaces, and the principles that guide its organization, software design and implementation. The scope of the Delivery Architect’s role is bounded by the business issue at hand. A Delivery Architect needs to have knowledge of all the different aspects of the technical Delivery as well as robust business knowledge. This includes the Software Architect. 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • You are responsible for designing and validating a complex architecture and ensuring its   successful implementation.
  • You should be able to identify and challenge several IT scenarios by taking into account the business environment.
  • You work as a stream lead at CIO/CTO level in major client organizations.
  • You lead Capgemini operations relating to market development and/or service delivery excellence.
  • You are seen as a role model in your community.

Required Skills and Experience:

Candidates should be flexible/willing to work across this delivery landscape which includes and not limited to Agile Applications Development, Support and Deployment

  • Certification: Has TOGAF 9 and has IAF level 1 and is seeking level 2.
  • Should be experienced in foundation, People Leadership, service & delivery.
  • Should be proficient in client acquisition & development and business leadership.
  • Should be masters in Technology Awareness & Leveraging and Innovation & Capability Growth.

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.

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