COE Cloud Solution Architecture

Role:                                     Director of Cloud Architecture, Center of Excellence

Business Area:                  Infrastructure Services  

 

About Infrastructure Services :

The
Cloud Infrastructure Services Business Unit is Cagemini’s consulting and
infrastructure build and run capabilities with the provisioning and support of
cloud based services. With EUR 1.5 billion annual revenue, Cloud Infra Services
provides infrastructure outsourcing services, including data center, helpdesk
and network support, as well as providing service integration and service maintenance
support.  Other services include
infrastructure transformation services, helping clients consolidate and migrate
workloads and entire datacenters.  Cloud
Infra Services also help clients virtualize and optimize their IT estates.  As part of the integrated cloud offering from
Capgemini, Cloud Infrastructure Services delivers a broad range of cloud
service under Cloud Choice to build and support
the hybrid cloud estate encompassing the leading public cloud players and
leading private cloud technologies.

 

Main Purpose of the Role:

This is a client facing role supporting our Center Of
Excellence (CoE) contributing
to pre-sales activities, portfolio activities, customization and alliances for the
Infrastructure Services Global Cloud Practice. The purpose of the role is to be
the main customer facing point of contact for all cloud project and consulting
work. The successful applicant will work closely with the customer ensuring a highly
satisfied customer experience.  This role
includes ownership of technical, commercial and service elements related to cloud
project engagements. 

 

Orchestrate
Capgemini’s methods, assets and tools from end-to-end in the design of
solutions which enable major deal wins and which leverage cloud technologies.  The geographic focus is North America; and
there is a secondary purpose of the role to support the capability growth in
North America through recruitment.

 

Ensure that
we are delivering what is expected by :

 

o    Ensuring that the architecture meets the functional
and non-functional requirements.

o    Ensuring that the architecture complies with
the overall Client’s IT policies and strategies, obtaining authorized waivers
where deviation is required.

o    Ensuring that the architecture is consistent
with and supports the productivity and financial performance objectives of the
project.

 

 

The successfully
hired candidate will be customer facing and ensure high customer satisfaction delivering
cloud projects.  The candidate would
ensure a highly satisfied customer experience and drive to reduce labor input, costs, implementation
time, and time to benefit.  The candidate
will help increase profit margins and enhance consistent delivery and
operational efficiency.  The candidate must
expect to work in parallel across multiple deals and look to assist in the
industrialization of the process to support the rapid timescales opportunities
demand. The successful candidate must have a fully-flexible approach to working
hours and working away from home during the week; willing to work nationally,
with the potential to work internationally if desired.

Key Role & Responsibility:

This is a client
facing role in the project delivery cycle. 
This role will work closely with clients, partners and other business
units to ensure consulting engagements are successful.  The role is responsible for understanding the client’s business
needs and clearly translating the Statement of Work to the successful delivery
of the Project.  The candidate will be
expected to work as part of a delivery team, working alongside overall project
manager to deliver a successful cloud consulting engagement.  He/she must be fully flexible and mobile across the US and possibly EMEA
for extended periods and potentially across the Capgemini Group

 

 

·       Proven experience in cloud
infrastructure project deals for cloud assessments and cloud migrations

·       Strong client facing skills and a
good listener.  Ability to push a
point/right solution to different stakeholders (both technical and
non-technical)

·       A
strong background in end to end infrastructure technologies and architecture,
ideally from more than one company

  • Project delivery for application discovery
    service both agent and agentless. Provide application modeling.
  • AWS/AZURE expertise gained from production
    application deployment, proven
    experience of delivering complex cloud project engagements

·       Excellent
verbal and written communications skills; excellent presentation and
facilitation skills;

·      
Possess the ability to clearly articulate the
pros and cons of technology choices and solution design decisions and to
construct and present rational options to clients and prospective clients on
the options they have;

·      
Comfortable facilitating group discussions
and leading client strategy and design activities; able to translate client
needs and opportunities into architecture specifications that can be referred
to by the analyst, development and migration teams;

·      
Have a focus on
getting the job done and done properly;

·      
Be willing to
learn, grow and stretch into new roles and different industries/domains;

·      
Have a
fully-flexible approach to working hours and working away from home during the
week; willing to work nationally, with the potential to work internationally if
desired.

 

Essential skills, knowledge & experience:

 

The include the ability to understand and communicate the following at
an executive level both internally and externally:

 

•       
AWS Architecture / Azure Architecture experience ideally with the
appropriate vendor certification

•       
Understanding of hybrid cloud solutions and experience of integrating
public cloud into tradition hosting/delivery models

•       
Strong understanding of cloud migration techniques (on premise to Cloud
Platforms)

•       
Configuration and deployment
experience in three or more of the following:

o  
AWS apps technologies such as RDS,
Elastic Beanstalk

o  
Azure or AWS IaaS Technologies

o  
Deployed applications with Web UI
frontends

o  
Deployed application with
RESTful/SOAP services interfaces

o  
Experience building private AMI’s on
VPC’s

o  
LAMP Stack and Linux experience

o  
High Availability and Disaster
recovery implementations

o  
Experience of designing and
implementing application and infrastructure 
monitoring solutions

•       
Experience architecting and deploying
multi-tiered applications.

•       
Experience in architecting security architectures
across infrastructure and applications

•       
Experience building and deploying
multi-tier, scalable, and highly available applications using Java, Microsoft
and Database technologies

•       
Experience in performance tuning,
including the following ; (load balancing, web servers, content delivery
Networks, Caching (Content and API))

•       
Experience as principal technical
lead on at least one major project.

•       
Good understanding of application
architectures

•       
Demonstrable experience in the
elicitation & specification of architectural, functional and non-functional
requirements

•       
A good appreciation of the cost
drivers in systems delivery and operations and the commercial consequences of
the technical decisions made by you and/or others

•       
Ability to develop productive client
relationships at different management levels and identify and develop
opportunities for new business

 

Desirable skills, knowledge &
experience:

·       AWS or
Azure trained / certified architect – e.g. Amazon Certified Solutions
Architect – Associate or Professional Level

·      
Architectural certification (e.g TOGAF)

·       Experience
of implementing architectural governance and proactively managing issues and
risks throughout the delivery lifecycle.

·       Good
familiarity with the disciplines of enterprise software development such as
configuration & release management, source code & version controls, and
operational considerations such as monitoring and instrumentation

·       Experience of consulting or
service provider roles (internal, or external);

  • Strong knowledge on software development
    methodologies like Agile/Scrum, Kan Ban etc. Broad understanding of
    enterprise project lifecycle

·      
AWS certification in any of the following –
Solutions Architect, Developer or Systems Ops

·      
A good
degree-level education is highly desirable

·      
Team lead and
programme or project management experience

·      
Experience using database technologies like Oracle, MySQL is
required and understanding of NoSQL, MongoDB is preferred.

·      
ISO27001/2 certification

  • Redshift / Data warehouse experience
  • Extensive automation experience with either
    Chef or Puppet
  • Experience in designing or implementing data
    warehouse solutions is highly preferred.
  • DevOps experience

 

 

 

 

 

 

*LI-JH1

 

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. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. 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.

 

Click the following link for more information on your rights as an Applicant – http://www.capgemini.com/resources/equal-employment-opportunity-is-the-law

Main Purpose of the Role:

This is a client facing role supporting our Center Of
Excellence (CoE) contributing
to pre-sales activities, portfolio activities, customization and alliances for the
Infrastructure Services Global Cloud Practice. The purpose of the role is to be
the main customer facing point of contact for all cloud project and consulting
work. The successful applicant will work closely with the customer ensuring a highly
satisfied customer experience.  This role
includes ownership of technical, commercial and service elements related to cloud
project engagements. 

 

Orchestrate
Capgemini’s methods, assets and tools from end-to-end in the design of
solutions which enable major deal wins and which leverage cloud technologies.  The geographic focus is North America; and
there is a secondary purpose of the role to support the capability growth in
North America through recruitment.

 

Ensure that
we are delivering what is expected by :

 

o    Ensuring that the architecture meets the functional
and non-functional requirements.

o    Ensuring that the architecture complies with
the overall Client’s IT policies and strategies, obtaining authorised waivers
where deviation is required.

o    Ensuring that the architecture is consistent
with and supports the productivity and financial performance objectives of the
project.

 

 

The successfully
hired candidate will be customer facing and ensure high customer satisfaction delivering
cloud projects.  The candidate would
ensure a highly satisfied customer experience and drive to reduce labour input, costs, implementation
time, and time to benefit.  The candidate
will help increase profit margins and enhance consistent delivery and
operational efficiency.  The candidate must
expect to work in parallel across multiple deals and look to assist in the
industrialisation of the process to support the rapid timescales opportunities
demand. The successful candidate must have a fully-flexible approach to working
hours and working away from home during the week; willing to work nationally,
with the potential to work internationally if desired.

Key Role & Responsibility:

This is a client
facing role in the project delivery cycle. 
This role will work closely with clients, partners and other business
units to ensure consulting engagements are successful.  The role is responsible for understanding the client’s business
needs and clearly translating the Statement of Work to the successful delivery
of the Project.  The candidate will be
expected to work as part of a delivery team, working alongside overall project
manager to deliver a successful cloud consulting engagement.  He/she must be fully flexible and mobile across the US and possibly EMEA
for extended periods and potentially across the Capgemini Group

 

 

·       Proven experience in cloud
infrastructure project deals for cloud assessments and cloud migrations

·       Strong client facing skills and a
good listener.  Ability to push a
point/right solution to different stakeholders (both technical and
non-technical)

·       A
strong background in end to end infrastructure technologies and architecture,
ideally from more than one company

  • Project delivery for application discovery
    service both agent and agentless. Provide application modeling.
  • AWS/AZURE expertise gained from production
    application deployment, proven
    experience of delivering complex cloud project engagements

·       Excellent
verbal and written communications skills; excellent presentation and
facilitation skills;

·      
Possess the ability to clearly articulate the
pros and cons of technology choices and solution design decisions and to
construct and present rational options to clients and prospective clients on
the options they have;

·      
Comfortable facilitating group discussions
and leading client strategy and design activities; able to translate client
needs and opportunities into architecture specifications that can be referred
to by the analyst, development and migration teams;

·      
Have a focus on
getting the job done and done properly;

·      
Be willing to
learn, grow and stretch into new roles and different industries/domains;

·      
Have a
fully-flexible approach to working hours and working away from home during the
week; willing to work nationally, with the potential to work internationally if
desired.

 

Essential skills, knowledge & experience:

 

The include the ability to understand and communicate the following at
an executive level both internally and externally:

 

•       
AWS Architecture / Azure Architecture experience ideally with the
appropriate vendor certification

•       
Understanding of hybrid cloud solutions and experience of integrating
public cloud into tradition hosting/delivery models

•       
Strong understanding of cloud migration techniques (on premise to Cloud
Platforms)

•       
Configuration and deployment
experience in three or more of the following:

o  
AWS apps technologies such as RDS,
Elastic Beanstalk

o  
Azure or AWS IaaS Technologies

o  
Deployed applications with Web UI
frontends

o  
Deployed application with
RESTful/SOAP services interfaces

o  
Experience building private AMI’s on
VPC’s

o  
LAMP Stack and Linux experience

o  
High Availability and Disaster
recovery implementations

o  
Experience of designing and
implementing application and infrastructure 
monitoring solutions

•       
Experience architecting and deploying
multi-tiered applications.

•       
Experience in architecting security architectures
across infrastructure and applications

•       
Experience building and deploying
multi-tier, scalable, and highly available applications using Java, Microsoft
and Database technologies

•       
Experience in performance tuning,
including the following ; (load balancing, web servers, content delivery
Networks, Caching (Content and API))

•       
Experience as principal technical
lead on at least one major project.

•       
Good understanding of application
architectures

•       
Demonstrable experience in the
elicitation & specification of architectural, functional and non-functional
requirements

•       
A good appreciation of the cost
drivers in systems delivery and operations and the commercial consequences of
the technical decisions made by you and/or others

•       
Ability to develop productive client
relationships at different management levels and identify and develop
opportunities for new business

 

Desirable skills, knowledge &
experience:

·       AWS or
Azure trained / certified architect – e.g. Amazon Certified Solutions
Architect – Associate or Professional Level

·      
Architectural certification (e.g TOGAF)

·       Experience
of implementing architectural governance and proactively managing issues and
risks throughout the delivery lifecycle.

·       Good
familiarity with the disciplines of enterprise software development such as
configuration & release management, source code & version controls, and
operational considerations such as monitoring and instrumentation

·       Experience of consulting or
service provider roles (internal, or external);

  • Strong knowledge on software development
    methodologies like Agile/Scrum, Kan Ban etc. Broad understanding of
    enterprise project lifecycle

·      
AWS certification in any of the following –
Solutions Architect, Developer or Systems Ops

·      
A good
degree-level education is highly desirable

·      
Team lead and
programme or project management experience

·      
Experience using database technologies like Oracle, MySQL is
required and understanding of NoSQL, MongoDB is preferred.

·      
ISO27001/2 certification

  • Redshift / Data warehouse experience
  • Extensive automation experience with either
    Chef or Puppet
  • Experience in designing or implementing data
    warehouse solutions is highly preferred.
  • DevOps experience

 

 

Ref:

042055

Posted on:

March 8, 2019

Experience level:

Director

Education level:

Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Contract type:

Regular

Location:

0010J

Department:

US071785

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