Senior Cloud Consultant
Additional Location(s)Main Cisco APJC Locations, for example Hong Kong, Tokyo, KL, Singapore, Bangalore
Area of InterestProfessional Services
Technology InterestCloud and Data Center
What You'll Do
As a Cloud Advisor you will be able to connect this rapidly changing technology environment with the executive agenda of our clients applying her/his strong business acumen. You will consider equally Cisco's solutions and technology as the general market trends and offerings. As a trusted cloud advisor, you will form one of the spearhead initiatives to further Cisco's relevance in this market, and may enable further commercial success for Cisco.
Who You'll Work With
You will work with various teams across Cisco across the APJC region.
Who You Are
You will have 10+ years IT professional services experience and 5+ years consulting experience to include:
Ability to lead a client-facing consulting engagement, demonstrated consulting business building / selling.
Excellent communication and presentation skills at executive level.
Ability to link technological change to business and economic impact.
Self Starter, able to structure, prioritize and getting results in the midst of constant change.
Comfortable in managing complex client dynamics and the client interface.
Diplomatic collaborator within multi-stakeholder client environments, as well as inside of Cisco and with partners.
Expectation of up to 25% travel.
Awareness and articulation of cloud and data center market trends, customer needs, main competitors, commercial benchmarks in order to explain cloud macro trends and business implications at executive level.
Develop and deliver professional services enabling Cisco customers IT agility through the adoption, creation, transition, maintenance or optimization of Devops concepts and Cloud environments.
Awareness of the stages an organization goes through during transformation – vision, strategy, migration (discovery, planning, and execution), and operation.
Credible in a technical discussion at executive and with expert support at technical level.
Experience in large scale Cloud service design, migration & implementation.
Expertise in planning, developing, building and operating Cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure, Docker, Openstack, or VMWare) a must.
Demonstrated solid grounding in Cloud Software environments in an area of choice.
Working knowledge of leverage and integration of Cloud services such as ServiceNow, PagerDuty, Apptio, Tableau.
Recognized in the market as speaker, author, publisher of white papers in this expertise area.
Business and Technical Cloud adoption best practices.
A network of first line executive contacts t.o build business with ITIL, IT4IT, TOGAF or Scrum (Master or Product Owner,etc.) certification
Experience with open source tools for increased security, reliability and performance.
Working knowledge of Software Defined Networking (SDN) development including Openstack Neutron and OpenvSwitch, Openflow, networking virtualization, and KVM/Linux networking.
Expertise in SOA, web services, virtualization, cloud concepts, REST, JSON, XML, MySQL, PHP, LDAP, & object oriented methodologies is desired.
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