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Hybrid Cloud Advisory Consultant

Job Title: Hybrid Cloud Advisory Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
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Reference: 1059821 (Evergreen)
Job Published: July 03, 2020 10:19

Job Description

Hewlett Packard Enterprise advances the way people live and work. We bring together the brightest minds to cHewlett Packard Enterprise advances the way people live and work. We bring together the brightest minds to create breakthrough technology solutions, helping our customers make their mark on the world.

Our new innovative IT services organization is HPE PointNext.  We have the expertise to advise, integrate, and accelerate our customers’ outcomes from their digital transformation.

Hybrid Cloud Advisory role requires unique mastery and recognized authority on relevant subject matter knowledge including technologies, theories and techniques. Contributes to the development of innovative principles and ideas. Successfully operates in the most complex disciplines, in which the company must operate to be successful. Provides highly innovative solutions. Leads large, cross-division functional teams or projects that affect the organization’s long-term goals and objectives. May participate in cross-division, multi-function teams. Provides mentoring and guidance to lower level employees. Routinely exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and criteria for achieving objectives. Develops strategy and sets functional policy and direction. Acts as a functional manager within area of expertise but does not manage other employees as a primary job function.

Responsibilities

  • Is usually a member of a cloud advisory team responsible for the development of a customer’s cloud adoption plan, including requirements gathering, assessments of economics, security and applications to design of cloud architecture and migration/operations planning.
  • Role may extend into the transitionary phase from advisory to design/implementation.
  • Regularly leads large cross functional teams to include technical management of client staff assigned to implementation team in the completion of one or more solution requirements, architecture, or implementation deliverables in a cloud advisory engagement.
  • Provides the technical direction required to resolve complex issues to ensure the on-time delivery of solutions that meet customer expectations. May need to develop new methods to apply to situations.
  • Provides advanced technical consulting and advice to proposal effort and solution design for a private, public or hybrid cloud.
  • Provides consulting advice to customer senior IT leadership and sets strategic direction for customers based on the company’s solutions and products.
  • Works with peers outside immediate organization to define and characterize complex technology or process problems and/or develops new solutions, yet works independently to drive technical problems to a private, public or hybrid cloud solution.
  • Produces strategies which assist the company in becoming No. 1 in the hybrid cloud market place.
  • Actively participates in the company professions program and Practice Improvement activities.
  • Proactively encourages Membership and contributions of others to professional community.
  • Regularly produces externally published material such as books, magazine articles, etc. which enhances the reputation of the company.
  • Regularly presents at multi-customer technology conferences.
  • Provides council and mentoring to team members, and extends teamwork beyond projects to practices and cross-GBUs. Maintains network of customers at senior levels and revisits them regularly.
  • Creates and supports sales activities in cloud advisory and implementation opportunities. Assumes overall leadership for sales activities for specific aspect, and ensures owners of activities have clear direction. Provides strategies, ideas, and collateral for sales. Leads production of proposals, working across the company departments, for complex customer solutions.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree.  Master's or advanced degree in technology preferred.
  • 12+ years of professional experience.
  • Completed at least 3 customer cloud design or implementation engagements.  Candidates who have a mix of engagement experiences across private, public and hybrid cloud will be preferred.
  • Architect level certification in at least one private cloud vendor solution (e.g. VMware VCAP (Cloud) or equivalent).
  • Architect level certification in at least one public cloud vendor solution (e.g. AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate or equivalent).

Knowledge and Skills

  • Recognized as an advanced subject matter expert in cloud adoption, design and implementation.  
  • Positioned as a trusted advisor to HPE’s customers, and partner with them to understand their requirements for cloud adoption and implementation.
  • Recognized as an advanced subject matter expert in cloud adoption, design and implementation.  
  • Positioned as a trusted advisor to HPE’s customers, and partner with them to understand their requirements for cloud adoption and implementation.
  • Provide recommendations to customers with respect to private, public or hybrid cloud and prepare technical implementation roadmaps.
  • Create functional design specifications, reference architectures, and assist with other project deliverables as needed.
  • Design state-of-the-art technical solutions that address customer’s requirements for scalability, reliability, security, and performance in a private, public or hybrid cloud.
  • Breadth of knowledge covers additional business units, third parties, competitors, and business drivers in the cloud industry.
  • Has led a cross functional team in the delivery of cloud solutions across multiple technologies.
  • Ability to operate and present at all levels, and in public forums, to facilitate business discussions, and controls and leads those discussions.
  • Demonstrates ability to develop and win new cloud opportunities through application of consulting skills.  Maintains and develops customer engagements which are strategic.
  • Have experience as a hands-on technical practitioner/specialist in customer facing roles in large enterprises and demonstrated customer facing consulting skills, including building strong customer relationships.

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