Deloitte Flexible Consumption Solution Architect – Manager in San Francisco, California
Flexible Consumption Solution Architect Manager Flexible consumption modelslong employed by Utility and Telecom companiesis now expanding to businesses in other industries (including Technology, Media, Automotive, and Industrial Products), creating value for both customers and the companies that adopt them. Thesemodelsare profoundly different from traditional business models and will require a very different set ofbusiness capabilitiesso that customers are able to access, consume, and pay for services based on need and usagefrom media content to technology infrastructure and enterprise software solutionsin a flexible, scalable, and secure manner. Deloitte has guided numerous companiesthrough business model transformations towards flexible consumptionwhile employing in-depth knowledge ofnewbusiness capabilities, processes and complex interrelated systems. We are seeking an experienced leader with expertise in helping clients delineate strategy and vision, design and implement process and systems which align with business objectives, having a measurable impact on growth. Do you want to be part of a team that transforms the business landscape for its clients? Do you want to be on the winning team that drives transformation, improves productivity and streamlines business operations? Do you feel your skills surpass those of your peers and colleagues? If your answer is yes, we want to hear from you immediately! Work You ll DoOur practitioners work in integrated project teams on a range of projects covering the entire lifecycle from planning through to design, development and the deployment of solutions. These project teams will often include leaders and specialists from other business and technical disciplines from within the consulting practice and from our clients. A focus on team work is therefore critical. As a Flexible Consumption Model Solution Architect Manager, you will design and architect end-to-end solution to enable complex subscription models. You will interact daily with key business and IT executives and lead multiple teams in various strategy and implementation activities Responsibilities will include:Client Management: Manage day to day interactions with executive clients and sponsorsDelivery: Manage and deliver components of client engagements that identify, design, and implement creative business solutions for large companies. Responsibilities include, among others, managing teams in the identification of business requirements, product simplification and alignment, capability design and planning, technology/vendor selection and planning and business launch readinessBusiness Development: Develop and maintain contact with top decision makers at key clients; organize and lead pursuit teams; participate and lead aspects of the proposal development process; contribute to the development of proposal pricing strategiesPeople Development: Perform role of counselor and coach; provide input and guidance into the staffing process; actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities; provide leadership and support for delivery teams and staff in local offices The TeamWith a full range of capabilities, we work with clients through the entire transformation, from inception and design through execution and operation. We have professionals who are knowledgeable about all industry dynamics, core functional areas, strategic capabilities, and enablement technologies. We have a tested, provenframework and transformation methodologyto guide our clients with confidence from business strategy through technical enablement:Business strategy: Overall business strategy to drive flexible consumption-based business models for the organizationBusiness model: Clear definition and alignment on what is sold, to whom, and howBusiness capabilities: Enabling processes and policies to support the target business modelOperating model: Based on new set of business capabilities defining the right structure for organizing them to optimally deliver a company s offerings to the marketplaceTechnology platform: Strategic automation of processes for efficiency via a technology platformapplications, infrastructure, data, integration, and security Learn more about theFlexible Consumption practice. QualificationsRequired:6 years of relevant technology consulting or industry experience as a Solution Architect delivering moderate to complex force.com platform, ERP, subscription billing and revenue management solutionsExperience in leading Lead-To-Cash architecture assessment and developing a roadmap based on business strategyMust have experience leading 2-3 complex full-cycle business transformations including leading clients and consulting staff through end-to-end solution architecture design and implementationExperience in designing solution blueprints for one or more of key solution stacks Oracle BRM, SAP Hybris, Amdocs, Ericsson, Aria Systems, Zuora, and GoTransverseKnowledge of major Enterprise Architecture frameworks e.g., TOGAF, DoDAFKnowledge and application of key architecture governance models, assessment methodology, underlying tools, and supporting processes (e.g. architecture approval, architecture change control, architecture's role in project and standards oversight).Review functional and technical team deliverables for compliance with architecture standards, guidelines and leverages leading practicesExperience in business requirements gathering, use cases documentation, business analysis, systems design and integration, user interface design, analytics and implementationMust have experience successfully leading complex technical engagements and teams, throughout the entire project lifecycle, with team sizes ranging from 5-10 resources.Experience in Waterfall and Agile methodologies Bachelor s Degree or 4 years equivalent professional experience.A willingness to travel 80 - 100% of the time (Monday Thursday/Friday) Preferred: Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint)Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgmentExperience mentoring and coaching othersAn advanced degree in the area of specialization is preferred How you ll growAt Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. Our team has deep industry and functional knowledge of new flexible consumption-based business models. We can help you develop your tool belt and build your career in ways you probably never even knew existed. For you, leadership, core competency and consulting capability development are priority one here at Deloitte so we make sure you have the personal hands-on direction from the leadership team and Deloitte University to make sure your skills are developed on all fronts. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center. 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