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Chief Technology Advisor (CTA), Global Team, Telco/Wireless/Iot, 5G, North West

Seattle, WA · Information Technology

Chief Technology Advisor (CTA), Global Team, Telco/Wireless/Iot, 5G, North West
Our Client

Fueled by creativity and ideation, our client strives to accelerate our growth and nurture future innovation. From our world class culture, to our generous benefits, to developing cutting edge technology solutions,  constantly works towards its mission of creating a profitable growth company that is a great place to work. We encourage our employees to embrace collaboration, get creative and think outside the box when it comes to delivering some of the most advanced technology solutions for our customers.

At a glance,

  • our client was founded in 1990 in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • employ over 8,000 individuals and closed nearly $14 Billion in revenue.
  • inclusive culture and believe our core values are the key to company and employee success.
  • Proud to announce that it has been named on the FORTUNE "100 Best Places to Work For®" list for the tenth consecutive year!

Position

The Chief Technology Advisor (CTA) is a customer focused executive with the ability to form trusted advisory relationships with IT and business leadership at our customers. S/he must demonstrate a depth of knowledge, experience and passion for digital transformation. The candidate must possess broad expertise in infrastructure, application and cloud architectures. S/he must have experience managing complex architectures and deployments at Fortune 1000 level organizations. S/he must possess the business acumen to identify business needs and opportunities, and the problem-solving skills to help achieve them through technological and organizational innovation.

What will you be doing?

The Chief Technology Advisor fosters relationships by working closely with our Account Teams and customers. S/he provides leadership and vision, while being a contributing, inspiring member of the team of resources focused on achieving business outcomes. S/he collaborates with technical subject matter experts and application development resources and works jointly with our Management Consulting organization to define account strategy and deliver the right approach for our clients' digital transformation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & COMPENTENCIES

The CTA has a broad focus that will ultimately lead to the deployment of modernized systems and transformative solutions across the IT landscape in support of our customers' business strategies. Our CTA are expected to advise CIO/CTO/EA level contacts and their teams as they move their business to cloud architectures and/or embark on digital transformation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead Executive/Sr. level meetings with customers to gain a detailed understanding of their technical and business needs
  • Help develop transformational solutions that enable our customers to achieve best-in-class performance, reliability, and privacy, while adhering to industry standard architectural principals
  • Conduct architecture and technical workshops that may include enablement sessions, working with experts in network, compute, storage, virtualization, collaboration, security, big data and application development
  • Demonstrate value proposition and differentiation effectively to technical and business audiences
  • Develop thorough understanding of Advanced Technology Center, Integration Technology Center and Asynchrony Labs capabilities and effective working relationships with leaders in these areas to represent the full value proposition to customers
  • Work closely with the Management Consulting, implementation and project teams to ensure smooth transitions from sales to delivery
  • Participate in industry, product, sales, and procedural training as needed to maintain the knowledge and certifications necessary to be effective
  • Provide accurate and timely management information such as activity reports, bid reviews and project forecasts that adhere to the quality and business processes

SKILLS AND COMPENTENCIES:

  • Advanced understanding of infrastructure (network, storage, compute, virtualization) and information security
  • Proficient on cloud platform architecture and design including SaaS, PaaS and IaaS.
  • Experience developing and implementing best practices for IT Service Delivery
  • Experience with software-defined networks, software-defined data center infrastructure and understanding of modern cloud capabilities (Private, Hybrid and Public)
  • Familiar with agile development and continuous integration
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation and negotiating skills
  • Excellent communication, analytic and problem solving skills
  • Sound business acumen and executive presence.
  • Proven track record of working with subject matter experts, consultants, professional services, IT, operations, and others over the technology lifecycle to maximize ROI / TCO.
  • Strong ability to think creatively and strategically.
  • Experience mediating and negotiating with individuals and groups internally and externally by keeping colleagues updated on activities and forecasting
  • Proven collaborative approach; openly sharing information and receptive to the ideas of others.
  • Exceptional leadership and team building skills with the ability to direct, motivate and empower teams through a persuasive and credible thought process and presentation skills.

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Masters' degree in Business or Computer Science/Engineering, and/or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 10 years of progressive engineering management experience in a highly complex, sophisticated environment
  • Experience leading the development of enterprise architectures, cloud environments and application frameworks
  • Demonstrated experience working with geographically (and potentially globally) dispersed teams
  • Record of building high trust relationships that create a network of partners across a diversified organization.
  • Proven team building and relationship management skills
You'll get:
  •  Health and Wellbeing: Heath, Dental, and Vision Care, Onsite Health Centers, Employee Assistance Program, Wellness program
  •  Financial Benefits: Competitive pay, Profit Sharing, 401k Plan with Company Matching,
  • Life and Disability Insurance,
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  •  Paid Time Off: PTO & Holidays, Parental Leave, Sick Leave, Military Leave, Bereavement
  •  Additional Perks: Nursing Mothers Benefits, Voluntary Legal, Pet Insurance, Employee Discount Program
Chief Technology Advisor (CTA), Global Team, Telco/Wireless/Iot, 5G, North West
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