Cloud Operating Model Architect (R00091142_San Francisco)
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Do you enjoy technical engagements with our clients, including cloud transformation strategy, cloud optimization and cloud application modernization/migration? The ideal candidate for Cloud Operating Model Architect will have experience in cloud sales and delivery roles, cloud operations, IT operational processes and success in leading in-depth technical cloud discussions with client executives, Enterprise Architects, IT Management and Developers. The primary goal of Cloud Operating Model Architects is to drive sales, work with our clients to reimagine their cloud strategy and operating model, perform cloud readiness assessments, scope engagements, design and deliver complex cloud engagements.
Assess client’s operational maturity for the design, build and run of a multi-cloud platform. Design and implement cloud optimized organizational structures including roles and responsibilities, job descriptions, interaction models, federated vs. centralized models, reporting structures, agile and product oriented cross functional skills
Identify Cloud objectives, value drivers, business case, desired business outcomes, strategic initiatives, financial impacts, innovation and agility targets to establish client’s North Star and future user experience
Assess Cloud Readiness - Review maturity of current processes, organizational roles and skill sets, governance model and supporting technology to develop a maturity assessment, recommended actions and a roadmap
Establish cloud governance model including group charters, interaction model, cloud management key performance indicators, value stream realization reporting, and compliance reporting.
Implement modern, cloud specific processes for cloud service portfolio management, new service intake, cloud operations, cloud monitoring, cloud issue management, cloud cost management, cloud financial operations, security operations, cloud service assembly and cloud service catalog.
Define and automate infrastructure as code services and DevOps pipeline delivery of standard cloud services.
Define the processes, tools and roles for multi-cloud management via a common control plane.
Co-Create implementation roadmap that addresses the timeline and high-level tasks required for target state operating model
Participate as a thought leader on large transformation programs and contribute to the cloud strategy definition, the organizational alignment, team interactions, and value measurement.
Align the roadmap with parallel workstreams with dependencies and interaction model
Develop deep relationships with key decision-makers, drive long-term cloud adoption and ensure Accenture’s success on cloud engagements
Stay current with all cloud trends and launched services, share insights and best practices with clients, coordinate with business groups (AABG, AMBG, AGBG) to provide clients with the most optimal plays and offerings
Help clients to increase their understanding and knowledge of various cloud platforms and increase overall cloud readiness to support clients through workshops, mentoring, coaching and advisory sessions
Maintain technical skills and knowledge across leading cloud providers, keeping up to date with market trends and competitive insights; collaborate and share with the technical community while educating clients on value, benefits, features and advantages of cloud computing platforms
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Here's what you need:
Minimum of 5 years of experience in the operation of public cloud environments, including how to optimize costs and deliver on the benefits of Cloud
Minimum of 5 years of experience in Cloud Optimized Transformational Processes
Experience in defining standard Cloud reference architectures, establishing governance models for cloud, implementing dev/sec/ops processes, building cloud based service catalogs, and defining effective cloud organizational structures with clear roles and responsibilities.
Experience in managing cloud resources and leveraging Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC), Automation, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Agile and Ops to achieve business objectives.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate’s Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience)
Nice to have:
Cloud Computing Strategy and Business Case
Cloud Transformation Processes
Data Center Migration Strategy
ITSM Strategy and Processes
Software-Defined Data Center
IT Service Definition and Costing
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