IT Strategy Lead Consultant/ Consultant

Spiderfocus Solutions
  • Bangalore
  • Confidential
  • 5-11 years
  • 29 Jan 2016

  • IT/ Information Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

IT professionals with good consulting experience with key focus on two or more of the following areas:

* IT Strategy formulation and blueprinting

* Application Portfolio Analysis and optimization

* Business process mapping and analysis

* IT alignment to Business strategy / Enterprise Architecture Services

* Creating solid value propositions across solutions and services


The candidate would be required to:

* create methodologies and tools for enabling and driving adoption of Open source technologies for clients.

* participate in and lead consulting assignments to assess clients' IT portfolio and identify opportunities for adoption of Open Source applications and tools and

* defining solution blueprint and roadmaps for implementation of open source applications

* drive business value delivery from projects and engagements

Skills required:

The candidate must have demonstrated capability and experience in two or more of the following areas:

* IT Strategy: Understanding of IT landscape and business strategy; identify gaps in current capabilities and define IT strategy, blueprint, roadmap and business case for Business-IT alignment

* Application Portfolio Analysis and optimization: IT portfolio assessment; benchmark against best practices; identify risks to business from functional gaps, technology currency etc and create a case for optimizing IT portfolio.

* Business process mapping and analysis: Be able to draw out As-Is business processes, identify gaps in performance, recommend improvements and design To-Be processes leveraging technology enablers.

* IT alignment to Business strategy / Enterprise Architecture: EA assessment, EA definition across Business Process, Data, Application and Infrastructure layers and aligning IT to Business goals

* Value proposition -- understanding the needs and requirements at vertical, sub-domain as well as specific customer level and help articulate value proposition of solutions and services

Candidate should be an MBA with consulting experience of 3+ years with

-Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities

-Strong understanding of business impact of technology

-Strong understanding of systems of engagement (Portals, content management, collaboration etc) and Systems of Insights (Analytics, BI, Decision systems, Big Data)

-Strong client-facing, and relationship building skills with proven stakeholder management abilities

-Excellent in Oral and written communication


* Bachelor's Degree


* 5 to 10 years of experience in IT industry

* At least 2 years of consulting experience in IT Strategy, Enterprise Architecture, Business process analysis, Application portfolio assessment

* At least 1 year experience in systems of engagement (Portals, content management, collaboration) or At least 1 year experience in systems of insights (BI, Analytics, Big data)

* Good written and oral communication in English


* Prior experience in open source technologies in Portals, Content management, E-Commerce and Big Data areas

* Prior experience in building tools for IT portfolio assessment

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