• North America Competency Leader/Practice Director- Infrastructure and Secure Cloud Enablement

    Job Locations US-MULTI-CITY
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Category
    Consulting
  • Overview

    TUV Rheinland OpenSky is looking for someone to provide the leadership and domain specialization which will develop and implement the Infrastructure and Cloud strategy including go-to-market approach, support of sales and delivery efforts, and enabling sales results.

    This role will be responsible for leading the deployment of and optimizing of our cloud-based and infrastructure services across North America.  We will look to you to inspire new offerings of secure cloud-based infrastructure services, provide management of cloud-based security and compliance standards, and simultaneously improve the customer experience through your vision and market offerings.  You should have direct experience and effectiveness communicating across different tiers… from technologists to the ‘C’ suite.

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Oversee, manage and drive the North American Infrastructure and Cloud Service Portfolio.
    • Develop Cloud Strategy involving Enterprise Architecture, Application Development, and Information Security.
    • Help develop new Cloud offerings based on best practices and current industry need.
    • Directly contribute to the creation of original intellectual property, marketing material, and delivery methodologies.
    • Stay current on the dynamic trending Cloud capabilities to drive continuous improvement of service offering and efficiencies.
    • Drive innovation by incorporating new technologies, tools and ideas to ensure that the Infrastructure and Cloud Service line is evolving to meet the ever-changing client needs.
    • Apply experience and knowledge to support service offerings relating to: architecture, operations, policy, processes, standards, organizational design, governance, change management, quality assurance, enabling technology, and product delivery.
    • Maintain metrics and supporting analytics to measure the service line performance. Preparing and disseminate performance reports to Senior and Executive-level management. Develop external messaging for services across key industries, and support Inbound and Outbound marketing activities
    • Create sales enablement tools and engage the sales teams. Maintain 3-5 strategic customer relationships, as well as a list of referenceable customers by vertical.
    • Be accountable for achieving sales pipeline, order entry, and gross margin targets.
    • Develop delivery enablement tools and engage the delivery teams, assuring quality of service delivery and organizational capability and capacity against market demand.

    Required Skills:

    • Strong verbal & written communication skills
    • Strong critical thinking and group facilitation skills, specifically in large or complex problem settings
    • Enterprise Cloud Subject Matter Expert for near, mid and long-term “Cloud First” technology strategies – both public and private
    • 12+ years of experience in Infrastructure and Cloud
    • 5+ years of experience leading a high performing an Infrastructure or Cloud Services Team
    • Demonstrated ability to attract and develop talent
    • Industry or sector leadership in designing and improving the field of infrastructure and cloud
    • Awareness of industry trends and developments
    • Change agent with ability to drive accountability & outcomes across a diverse landscape
    • Strong business acumen & successful track record in aligning with customers
    • A strong cross-functional team player with ability to lead and coach others in a matrix structure, across time zone and national boundaries
    • Strong computer skills in MS Office, MS Project and MS Visio
    • Process/Methodology knowledge including Lean Engineering, Agile, Scrum, DevOps
    • Experience supporting both Microsoft and Open Source stack – Linux, JBoss, Java, etc.
    • Experience with Microsoft Azure Deployments highly preferred

    Required Education:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science

    Preferred Education:

    • Azure and AWS Certifications

    Travel Required:

    • Up to 50% travel

    About TUV Rheinland OpenSky 

     

    TUV Rheinland OpenSky Corporation offers one of the most advanced and integrated portfolios of security solutions and services for connected devices, platforms and Internet of Things (IoT) with the mission to enable a secure and safe digital future. With headquarters in Littleton, MA, OpenSky is a 100% subsidiary of TÜV Rheinland, operating some of the world’s broadest smart device and IoT testing labs, defining industry standards for functional safety and security and is a leading provider of inspection and assurance services that combine safety, quality and security certifications.

     

    TUV Rheinland OpenSky provides expertise to help corporations protect information assets, minimize risk and accelerate the adoption of enabling technologies with its holistic approach and framework that addresses Cyber Security, Privacy, Cloud Infrastructure and Functional Safety requirements to build trusted, connected platforms. The portfolio of services supported by industry participation in defining such standards and research, enables clients to effectively stay at the forefront of adopting new technologies for managing safety and cyber risks. It provides advisory, consulting, systems integration and managed security services organized across three core disciplines for connected platforms:

    • Advanced Cyber Defenses
    • Mastering Risk and Compliance
    • Secure Cloud Adoption.

     

    OpenSky was founded in 2007 and was acquired by TÜV Rheinland Group in 2014 to expand and drive synergies within both companies to address the growing cyber security concerns across functional safety, inspection and assurance services (certification) as the world embraces digitization.

     

    For more information about TUV Rheinland OpenSky, please visit

    http://www.tuvopensky.com

     

    About TÜV Rheinland

    TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, founded more than 140 years ago. The group maintains a worldwide presence with 20,000 employees and annual turnover of over EUR 1.9 billion. For more than 15 years, TÜV Rheinland has been supporting the private and public sectors with comprehensive consulting and professional services expertise in IT, cyber security and telecommunications through strategic consulting, design, digital transformation and process optimization solutions.

     

    For more information about TÜV Rheinland, please visit

    http://www.tuv.com/en/ict

     

    EEO Statement:

     

    TUV Rheinland OpenSky is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

    EEO Statement:

    TUV Rheinland OpenSky is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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