Cloud Architect -Specialist Leader

Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organizations in the United States, specializing in audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services with clients in more than 20 industries. We provide powerful business solutions to some of the world s most well-known and respected companies, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100.At Deloitte, you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you ll have the chance to give back to your community, make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. Our commitment to individual choice lets you customize aspects of your career path, your educational opportunities and your benefits. And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients will be heard.
Deloitte Consulting LLP is one of the world's leading management consulting firms for executable strategy, operations, technology, and human capital advisory services. The consulting practice is built around integrated core capabilities - people, process and technology and industry expertise - the capabilities needed to help clients to tackle their most complex challenges
Federal Practice - Deloitte Consulting LLP
Deloitte Consulting's dynamic Federal Practice based in Washington D.C. and the surrounding Metropolitan area has opportunities for you to become part of their high-quality team that delivers innovative solutions to key Federal clients in financial management, business process improvement, strategy and operations, information systems development, package implementation, enterprise transformation, business process and applications outsourcing, and a full range of human capital advisory services.
Technology Strategy & Architecture: Deliver Technology Advisory and Implementation solutions that extract and maximize business value from IT investments. Encompasses architecture, engineering, and operations services for the IT strategy, innovation, operations, and infrastructure required to deliver efficient and effective platforms fundamental to business success.
Essential functions of a Senior Manager at Deloitte Consulting:
A Senior Manager at Deloitte is expected to contribute to the firm's growth and development in a variety of ways, including:
Client Management: Manage day to day interactions with executive clients & sponsors
Delivery: Manage and deliver components of client engagements that identify, design, and implement technology and creative business solutions for large companies. Responsibilities include, among others, managing teams in the identification of business requirements, functional design, process design (including scenario design, flow mapping), prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures.
Business Development: Develop and maintain contact with top decision makers at key clients; organize and lead pursuit teams; participate and lead aspects of the proposal development process; contribute to the development of proposal pricing strategies
People Development: Perform role of counselor and coach; provide input and guidance into the staffing process; actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities; provide leadership and support for delivery teams and staff in local offices
Senior Managers in the Technology Strategy and Architecture - Cloud practice are required to have:
10 years of relevant consulting or industry experience
At least 5 years of experience leading cloud architecture (SaaS, IaaS and PaaS) assessments including developing roadmaps to transform client technical architectures.
Designing, building, and/or enhancing cloud solutions based on cloud platforms such as Rackspace, Amazon AWS, Google Cloud Platform / App Engine, OpenStack, VMware vCloud, IBM SoftLayer or Microsoft Azure,, CloudFoundry, Red Hat OpenShift,or Heroku
Experience in designing and/or implementing an end to end cloud-based business solutions (SaaS, PaaS or IaaS) desirable, especially in integrating cloud solutions with on premise solutions (hybrid cloud)
Defining enterprise cloud strategy, standards and leading practices associated with all aspects of cloud capabilities (compute, data, storage, security, identity & access, self-service, performance)
Must have experience successfully leading complex technical engagements and teams, throughout the entire project lifecycle, with team sizes ranging from 15-50 resources.
At least 6 years of experience contributing to the development and presentation of client proposals.
A Master's Degree or relevant industry experience.
Qualified Senior Manager Candidates are required to have at least one full lifecycle project experience in one or more of the following areas:
Cloud: Types of clouds (Infrastructure, Platform, Software, Business), Disposition of Clouds (Public, Private, Hybrid, Community and Virtual Private), Cloud Business Models (Subscriber, Provider, Broker and Enabler), service automation, service orchestration, cost frameworks, and associated industry trends, Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
Compute: Infrastructure, Platform Sizing, Consolidation, Tiered and Virtualized Storage, Automated Provisioning, Rationalization, Infrastructure Cost Reduction, Thin Provisioning.
Storage: Storage Capacity Planning, Storage Area Network (SAN) Planning, Network Attached Storage (NAS), Partitioning, Rationalization, Architecture, Design, Data Migration, Synchronization Technologies, File Systems.
Network: Software-Defined Networks, Network Capacity Planning, LAN/WAN, BGP, Routing, Proxy Servers, Network Infrastructure Services (DNS, DHCP, CA, Directory Services), Load Balancing, VPN technologies, SSL certificates
Operating Systems and Software: Upgrade Planning and Implementation, Linux Opportunity, Wintel Virtualization Architecture and Design, Solaris 8 to 10 Upgrades, AIX 5.3 Virtualization, Clustering and Grid Computing, Linux-on-Mainframe.
Open Source: Creating Point of View documents, Sizing and Performance Analyses, Selection and Implementation, Platform Design and Selection.
Virtualization: Virtualization Server, Storage, Desktop, Network; Reducing Sprawl,
Infrastructure-Based Processes: Monitoring, Capacity Planning, Facilities Management, Performance Tuning, Asset Management, Disaster Recovery, Data Center support.
In addition, successful Senior Managers will have the following preferred background:
Contribute technically to a complex Cloud support engagement as well as manage a team based on 10 years of consulting and industry experience; Drive quality and manage risk for Cloud related projects
Assess profitability when proposing an effort and make decisions with the understanding of impacts to quality and profitability
Experience with cloud solutions from AWS services (EC2, VPC), VMware vCloud Suite, HP Helion Public Cloud, IBM SmartCloud, Google Cloud, AppScale,, and others
Deep domain expertise in one or more areas: compute, networking, storage, high availability, cloud security, application performance tuning & diagnostics
Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Ruby, PHP, Bash and Python
Experience with automation tools such as Chef, CFEngine, Ansible, Bcfg2, and/or Puppet
Experience with container implementations such as Docker, Solaris Containers, OpenVZ / Virtuozzo
Strong understanding and knowledge of technology trends such as Digital, Mobility and Internet of Things (IoT)
Knowledge of relevant ADM/CMMI, ITIL, internal audit, and risk-management standards
Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments
Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint)
Strong problem solving & troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment
Eagerness to mentor junior staff
Cloud certifications such as CompTIA Cloud , AWS, Cloud Security Alliance / CCSK,, Red Hat, Google, VMware
Clearance :
Selected Applicants will undergo a security / background investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; must be eligible for a Secret level clearance.
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