Cloud Advisory Services Consultant

  • Location:
    London, England, United Kingdom
  • Additional Location(s)
    Main Cisco Europe Locations, for example Madrid, Paris, Dubai, Frankfurt
  • Area of Interest
    Professional Services
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id
    1027854
What You'll Do
Cisco is on the hunt for a Cloud Consultant Adviser who will connect this rapidly changing technology environment with the executive agenda of our clients by applying her/his strong intuition for business. As the Cloud Adviser, you will evangelize Cisco's creative technology as the gold standard solution for enterprise cloud products and services.

Who You'll Work With
You will be a key player in a groundbreaking team of trusted Cloud Advisers, spearheading Cisco's initiative to further our position in the Cloud Technology space.

Who You Are
You've got experience in technology management consulting as a trusted adviser in Cloud. You'll have thorough industry knowledge and the ability to communicate complex solutions with eloquence and style at executive level.

Consulting experience
* You'll be a client facing business strategist. You'll link technological change to business and economic impact, building business cases to solve complex client problems.
* Comfortable in running complex client dynamics and the client interface. A diplomatic collaborator within multi-stakeholder client environments, as well as inside of Cisco and with partners.
* 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 C- 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.

Technical experience
* Credible in a technical discussion at executive level, and leading the team 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 application and integration of Cloud services such as ServiceNow, PagerDuty, Apptio, Tableau.

Desired experience
* Recognized as an authority in Cloud, you'll be known as a speaker, author, publisher of white papers and beyond.
* Business and Technical Cloud adoption, evangelising best practices.
* A network of first line executive contacts to 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.
* Expectation of up to 80% travel

Why Cisco
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.
We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.
We Are Cisco.

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We connect everything - people, process, data and things. We innovate everywhere to create fresh ideas and possibilities. We make a meaningful difference that will benefit everyone - our people, our customers and the world around us.

Our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. But our edge doesn't come from technology. It comes from our people. We're looking for the kind of people who take smart risks, thrive in diverse environments, inspire their colleagues, and are committed to having an impact on the world. Whether you create technology solutions that redefine business or build connections that strengthen the community, you can make it happen at Cisco!