Delivery Tower Lead with experience in running large complex long term projects and leading a team of data engineers, cloud architects, Dev Ops engineers in onshore/ offshore model. Can deal with complex project challenges, excellent communication, can drive the team to meet deadlines, knows how to handle escalations and client challenges. Should have enough technical background to understand the integration of big data, cloud services, micro services, analytical tools, application integration.

• Prepare functional design of the solutions to adhere to the architecture and data standards.
• Assist in planning, configuration and implementation tasks as required.
• Develop, maintain and provide functional expertise
• Establish and communicate strategies for migration to and use of new or emerging technologies.
• Work across projects to assist with data modeling, data architecture design, and data movement.
• Work with the project teams to prepare for final production readiness.
• Participate in cross functional teams to promote functional strategies, analyze and test products
• Lead solution design from requirements determination to design and development to testing and support
• Model functional solutions architecture, working closely with the technical architecture team in delivering an overall solution architecture
• Develop and refine the functional approach, data flow, and data mapping design requirements and create the functional specifications to support those requirements as required
• Lead and/or participate in business system design/redesign activities, and identify potential impacts on the organization
• Lead and/or participate in business system roadmap development, and identify potential impacts on the organization
• Conduct planning initiatives, feasibility studies, cost/benefit analyses, and new systems design
• Collaborate with internal and external customers to elicit their business concerns and develop workable solutions
• Lead cross-functional team meetings to identify desired modifications, capabilities, and features desired by End-Users
• Develop functional solution architecture assessment and prepare recommendations for improvements
• Promote shared infrastructure and applications to reduce costs and improve information flows, and ensure that projects do not duplicate functionality or diverge from business and IT strategies
• BA/BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
• Five or more years of related experience in application development
• Knowledge of distributed, heterogeneous scalable systems design
• Knowledge of internet, intranet, and extranet systems design (security, content management, eCommerce, web, and application servers)
• Knowledge of high availability/fault-tolerant systems design and transparent application fail-over
• Knowledge of relational and spatial database design, logical and physical system architecture, and object-oriented analysis and design
• Knowledge of replication, backup, and disaster recovery design
• Knowledge of system sizing, capacity planning and performance tuning, and storage and area network architecture
• Knowledge of SOA concepts and related frameworks
• All selected responsibilities associated with Level 1
• Responsible for management of all supplier functional resources
• Responsible for maintaining adequate staff to meet planned resource demands.
• Consults technical solutions architects to design solutions that meet functional requirements
• Coordinates engagement of other Supplier COEs and product experts to provide additional solution and product consulting and advice
• Plans and executes regular educational sessions to facilitate client understanding and adoption of new or improved technology and practices.
• Ensures quality of deliverables through a process of regular review and monitoring
• Ensures compliance with the release methodology
• Lead very large process optimization efforts involving multiple business stakeholders and functional areas
• Lead large business system design/redesign activities, and identify potential impacts on the organization
• Lead business system roadmap development, and identify potential impacts on the organization
• Conduct planning initiatives, feasibility studies, cost/benefit analyses, and new systems design for large cross-functional global programs
• Collaborate with internal and external customers to elicit their business concerns and develop workable solutions
• Lead cross-functional team meetings to identify desired modifications, capabilities, and features that enable the business and IT strategies
• Develop functional solution architecture assessment and prepare recommendations for improvements
• BA/BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
• Eight or more years of functional experience in application development
• Advanced knowledge of distributed, heterogeneous scalable systems design
• Advanced knowledge of internet, intranet, and extranet systems design (security, content management, eCommerce, web, and application servers)
• Ability to explain complex technical issues in a way that non-technical people may understand
• Advanced knowledge of distributed, heterogeneous scalable systems design
• Strong business process and industry best practice knowledge in multiple functional areas
• Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
• Advanced knowledge of hardware, software, application, and systems engineering
• Advanced Knowledge of SOA concepts and related frameworks
• Strong understanding of enterprise architecture tools, COTS applications, and user interfaces
• Knowledge of IT governance and operations

Project Managers take full responsibility for managing a project or program. They normally manage a number of related streams or activities to achieve a desired business result, planned profitability levels, quality standards and highest-level client satisfaction. Project Managers are responsible for the project plan, budget, structure, schedule and staffing requirements for the delivery organization. A Project Manager usually has technical expertise in one or more other domains (e.g. a Project Manager with testing skills could perform a test manager function).

Required Skills and Experience:

You operate at board level in multi-site engagements. You are fully responsible for providing deliverables or service to specification, within agreed cost and timescale, meeting the necessary quality standards and to customer satisfaction. You conduct client negotiations to agree terms for changes to the scope of the project or service, setting realistic expectations and ensuring commercial viability. You manage your project or service teams, plan activities and monitor progress. You ensure all project deliverables or services are provided using best practices and are of an appropriate quality. You provide factual analysis of the project or service portfolio and the team’s performance and compliance to standard tools and processes.

• Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree
• Certification: Manages engagements with complexity on EM level 2 or higher. Is, if possible, certified on this level.
• Should be a master in Vendor Management, Transition Management, Change Management, Risk Management, Continuous (Service) Improvement and Project Financials, KPI & Reporting.
• Should have strong negotiation
• Should be proficient in Quality Management

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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.

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