Job Description :
Role: Director Solution Architecture
Location: Anywhere in North America
Duration: Long Term


Job Description:

Location:
Anywhere in North America, frequent travel expected to perform job duties. Average level of travel – 3 days a week, will vary based on client demand.

Responsibilities Include:

The successful candidate will report directly to the President of Prodapt and be responsible to driving business growth by working with our strategic clients on their strategic transformational roadmaps.
Will provide thought leadership and consult with senior client stake-holders to influence them, get their buy-in and sponsorship to drive change / improvements in technology, people and process.
Shall partner with our client partners (account managers) on crafting account strategies and tactics that result in business growth.
Shall build strong relationships with senior client stakeholders on the basis on their superior industry trends and technology prowess.
Shall speak at industry conferences to help build Prodapt’s brand as a leader.
Shall provide inputs to our internal teams (Solution Groups, Insights, Inside Sales) on focus areas.

Requirements:

10-15 years of experience working in technology stacks specific to the telecommunications / Cable (digital services providers) industry.
Must have started career at a Top 5 technology consulting firm such as Accenture / Cap Gemini / Deloitte, etc. and spent 5+ years there.
Must have experience in driving transformational programs as a solutions architect.
Must have experience driving pre-sales pursuits successfully.
Must have experience delivering technology roadmap engagements.
Must have client facing experience working directly with senior executives (CIO/ VP-IT) on strategic initiatives.
Engaging personality and high self-confidence and energy.
Must have experience working with offshore teams.
BS degree required.

Nice-to-have:

After stating career at major technology consulting firm (see Must-haves), it would be nice if the individual switched jobs to work directly for the telecommunications (client) company for a few years OR switched jobs to work for a major technology provider such as Amdocs or Ericsson or Tech Mahindra or TCS or Infosys (remaining focused on the telco domain
Nice to have experience delivering technology transformation engagements as a delivery architect.
MS or MBA degree.