IBM Cloud Migration Strategy Consultant, Cloud Migration Factory CoC in St Louis, Missouri

Job Description

IBM's Cloud Migration Factory group brings the design and implementation capabilities of IBM’s Cloud services to clients seeking to modernize, migrate, rationalize, and leverage the opportunity of Cloud solutions to accelerate business value. Within the Cloud Migration Factory Center of Competency, we focus on enabling a long-term vision of aligning business strategies to the IT opportunities which a future-ready Cloud platform prepares.

IBM CoC consultants have a global reach, across industries, and are dedicated to working face-to-face with clients to address all of their industry and transformative needs as they reinvent themselves for the future.

We are seeking visionary individuals with a passion for building the future and that possess a blend of general business and deep technology Cloud implementation skills. In this role, the consultant is responsible for selling and developing solutions for Cloud enabled complex Migration Factory engagements.

Responsibilities of this role include the following:

  • Participating in envisioning future Cloud industry trends and strategic Cloud technology solutions

  • Participating in client opportunity and qualification calls

  • Understanding and advising on client strategic needs and objectives

  • Articulating and formulating cloud-based solutions for proposals and statements of work that align to the client strategic needs

  • Working with the client and geography based teams through deal progression and signing

  • Assisting in defining and supporting the Cloud Innovation portfolio of offerings

  • Defining scope for client engagements and developing the basis for estimates

  • Actively engaging to bring insights to drive quality on engagements

  • Building relationships with business leaders internally as well as externally

  • Supporting external eminence of team through conferences and seminars

This position will require significant global travel.

Seeking Experience in the following areas:

  • At least 4 years of experience leading solutions in migration to IaaS, PaaS, and general XaaS

  • At least 5 years of experience leading solutions in one or more of the following service areas: Cloud Strategy: Cloud Enablement; Cloud Operating Model Development; Complex Change Management; Complex Program Management

  • At least 5 years of experience in a minimum of 2 major industry segments

BENEFITS

Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

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CAREER GROWTH

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 4 years of experience leading one or more of the following areas of an IT transformation or Cloud enablement journey: strategy alignment, solution design (architecture, operating model), transformation oversight and management, implementation, organization change management.

  • At least 5 years of experience in consultative-based selling of technology or business strategy projects

  • A minimum of 2 of the following:

  • At least 4 years of experience in designing and delivering IT Cloud implementation projects

  • At least 4 years of experience developing project plans and budgets for successful technology projects

  • At least 4 years of experience in application/data discovery and migration/rationalization of applications to Cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, IBM, etc.)

  • At least 4 years of experience in IT system architecting with applications, infrastructure, data

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 7 years of experience leading one or more of the following areas of an IT transformation or Cloud enablement journey: strategy alignment, solution design (architecture, operating model), transformation oversight and management, implementation, organization change management.

  • At least 7 years of experience in consultative-based selling of technology or business strategy projects to senior levels

  • A minimum of 3 of the following:

  • At least 5 years of experience in designing and delivering IT integration/separation or Cloud projects

  • At least 6 years of experience developing project plans and budgets for successful technology projects

  • At least 6 years of experience in application/data discovery and migration/rationalization of applications to Cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, IBM, etc.)

  • At least 6 years of experience in IT system architecting with applications, infrastructure, data

  • At least 7 years of experience in business strategy and IT alignment

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and 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, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.