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Beijing, China

Principal Consultant - Cloud Architect

Shanghai, China

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Principal Consultant - Cloud Architect

Join us as a Sr Consultant on Professional Services team in APJC supporting the consulting business unit to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact.  

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Principal Consultant - Cloud Architect to join a growing team to deliver exceptional services to consulting business and be a subject matter expert leader in the rapidly evolving ecosystem.  This role is ideal for someone with a unique blend of technical expertise, operational excellence, leadership skillset, and business acumen with strong communication skills.

What you’ll achieve

This role is seeking an experienced subject matter expert with demonstrated competence with expertise in Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud strategy, design and execution.  As a senior consultant you will leverage your broad technical knowledge of multi-vendor architectural solutions and be responsible to develop new and transformational cloud native solutions. Develop processes, guidelines, tools, KPIs and SLAs to build streamlined Best Practices to improve customers’ network cost advantage by increasing operational efficiencies within their end to end network.

You will:

  • Accountable for SOW authorship along with Services Solutions Principals, overall architecture, operating model, and alignment of the technology to business objectives of the customer
  • Proactively communicate and build strong credibility with the customer to become a trusted advisor and “go-to” technical counsel while collaborating with delivery PM, sales and broader delivery team
  • Understand customer business requirements and define future state roadmap, design end-to-end solution and provide technical oversight through delivery execution
  • Align broader delivery team with customer expectations/outcomes and provide iterative technical thought leadership on execution to ensure customer outcomes are achieved as defined in SOW
  • Conduct and engage in design reviews internally and with customer stakeholders and present LOE and SOW and final deliverables to customer c-suite executives
  • Provide escalations POC guidance on triaging critical issues and decisions
  • Co-lead Steering Committee/delivery governance with delivery Program Manager
  • Engage in post-delivery meetings with Customer to discuss future-state solutions and proactively communicate future sales opportunities with Sales.

Take the first step towards your dream career

Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:

Essential Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience as a Cloud/IT architect, Technology Consultant or as a CTO for global organization leading Digital or IT transformations, service management or service-oriented orgs. Strong expertise in Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud strategy, design and execution
  •  Strong expertise in some or all of the following areas - Virtualization, XaaS, DevOps, Cloud native technologies
  • Strong C-suite presence with excellent business acumen, oral and written communication skills. Above average oral and written English skills a must  in Japan, Korea & China
  • Experience or familiarity in large scale automation (e.g. vRealize, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Razor, Hamlin) and concepts of continuous integration and delivery
  • Considerable experience in developing IT roadmaps, maturity assessments and Cloud solutions
  • Extensive experience working with customers to architect, design & lead delivery of large ($1M+) digital/IT transformation projects
  • Experience working with sales team to sell digital/IT transformation solutions a plus
  • Travel requirement – 10-20% expected (post COVID travel restrictions being lifted)

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience working with sales team to sell digital/IT transformation solutions a plus
  • Program Management  experience desired.

Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Read the full Equal Employment Opportunity Policy here.

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  • Generous Leave of Absence for New Parents and Caregivers

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  • Employee Assistance Program

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