Deloitte Retail Cloud Solutions Consulting Manager in McLean, Virginia
Retail Cloud Solutions Consulting Manager
The Consumer industry is focused on serving the changing consumer, who has rapidly evolving needs, behaviors and preferences for products, services, and experiences. Our Consumer Products and Retail sector is undergoing a transformation fueled by an empowered consumer, technology advancements, market fragmentation and blurring lines across the industry. Organizations are racing to compete for the consumer's attention and win share of wallet, which is creating unique challenges to innovate, modernize technology and transform business models with the winners ultimately seeing this as a consumer-led renaissance.
The Retail & Consumer Products (RCP) sector is experiencing rapid change as the industry adapts to new business models driven by changing consumer purchasing behaviors, the fusion of digital and physical experiences, global supply chain disruptions, workforce shortages and environmental sustainability pressures. These trends are causing incumbent retailers ad consumer product companies as well as new entrants to leverage technology to create speed, resiliency, and customer experience advantages.
The Deloitte RCP team growing at a rapid pace, fueled by cloud technologies and services within our most important clients. To continue our growth trajectory, we are seeking leaders with experience in cloud engineering and across the RCP value chain to lead the development and sale of cloud solutions into the U.S. market.
Deloitte is an industry leader in our clients' Digital transformations. We recognize that the backbone enabling our clients' highest aspirations for business agility, velocity and efficiency is next-gen Cloud solutions. From cloud strategy consulting, to implementation, and ongoing managed services, we offer a full scope of Cloud services and solutions.
Deloitte helps our clients see the transformational capabilities of Cloud as an opportunity for business enablement and competitive advantage. We want talent who is ready to innovate using cloud services and empower our clients to move forward in their technical capabilities. Building your career at Deloitte offers the opportunity to work with cutting-edge Cloud technologies to deliver next-gen cloud solutions. We embrace the tech pioneer mindset and always enable our talent to keep their skills evolving at the speed at which the technology marketplace is evolving.
Our Cloud Strategy practice is focused on developing and executing multi-dimensional cloud strategies that consider the platform, architecture, security, organizational and financial aspects of adopting cloud technologies.
Work you'll do
Our practitioners work collaboratively within integrated, cross-functional teams to deliver comprehensive strategies that enable cloud and infrastructure transformations for RCP Industry customers. Teamwork is crucial as teams are composed of a diverse group of specialists across multiple disciplines from both within our consulting practice and from our clients, helping drive towards a successful outcome. Our practitioners are expected to own and deliver their respective deliverables while managing different clients and other stakeholders.
7+ years of relevant consulting or RCP Industry experience, with proven ability to build trusted relationships with senior RCP business and technology leaders (up to and including CIO)
4+ years of experience managing multiple and/or large engagements for RCP Industry customers with more than 10 resources and comfort presenting to senior customer leadership and executives
3+ years of experience in Cloud solutions (IaaS/PaaS/Big Data and Analytics) Strategy and Implementation for mid or large size RCP Industry organizations (this includes private/public Clouds - on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, or VMWare)
Experience in defining RCP Industry focused cloud enabled business strategies to gain more meaningful and actionable business insight/value proposition
Excellent articulation, communication, and strong interpersonal skills
Ability to travel 50%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve
Experience with designing, implementing, or operating IT systems on leading commercial Cloud platforms, including AWS, Azure, and Google
Proven ability to successfully lead complex, multi-thread cloud transformation sales cycles - across solution, commercial and risk management dimensions
Relevant and experience of initiating and running multi-year cloud transformation programs and initiatives for mid to large scale organizations - inclusive of people, process, and technology change
Relevant experience in building methods and tools to review clients' technology landscapes to identify a range of business-valued cloud uses cases and selecting the preferred public cloud platform for each use case
Ability and experience leading mid and large-scale organization in all the following areas: quantifying the business value of cloud, evaluating the organizational impact of cloud adoption, defining cloud architectural principles, and articulating key security considerations for public cloud moves
Experience in leading migration of significant volumes of application and/or data workloads to public cloud
Ability to work with a multi-location team
Experience with containerization and container orchestration platforms
Experience with modern development and testing techniques such as continuous delivery and continuous integration
Practical experience with modern cloud-based operations including experience leading teams of Site Reliability Engineers
Experience in designing for resiliency in the cloud, including, an understanding of key application resiliency patterns
Experience in reviewing and optimizing cloud-based usage and spending post initial cloud deployments
A background in software development and experience in configuration management (e.g., Chef, Puppet)
Technology understanding of API management solutions and their role across enabling an enterprise cloud
Experience with cloud relevant application architectures such as microservices or building cloud native applications
Proven ability to generate revenue through new or existing clients/accounts
Limited immigration sponsorship may be available
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.