Cloud Infrastructure (DevOps) Practice Head - Hyderabad / US(San Jose)

  • Hyderabad
  • Confidential
  • 10-20 years
  • 10 Mar 2015

  • Senior Management-Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Hardware & Networking
Job Description

Positions                     : Practice Head -- Cloud Infrastructure  (DevOps Environments)

Reports to                  : SBU Head for Hyderabad AND VP Service Delivery for US

Company                    : Multinational Client of ChampionsIT
Location                      : Hyderabad and US (San Jose)


Job Code                     : "PracticeHead-Cloud-Infra-0315"

For one of our prestigious multinational clients dealing with Remote IT Infrastructure Services, we are looking for Cloud Infrastructure Practice Head one each for US and India locations. The positions are based at Hyderabad and US (San Jose)


Our client is a Silicon Valley company, and they believe in creating wealth for the company and its employees. The founders and employees own the company. They have seasoned Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and executives from large organizations in their management team.  You will work in a flat organizational structure.  You will excel in their environment if you like to take up challenges, and are excited to work in a high energy/high performance environment which is intellectually stimulating.


Job Description

As a Cloud Practice Head, you will play a Techno-Commercial role. You will nurture the Practice including COE and customer deliveries in DevOps environments. Your overall responsibilities will include the following:


  • Owning the technical engagement and ultimate success around specific implementation projects, and developing a deep expertise in the AWS technologies as well as broad know-how around how applications and services are constructed using the AWS platform.

  •  Serve as a key technical member of the Business Development team in helping to ensure customer success in building applications and services on the AWS platform.

  • Responsible for designing, building Cloud solutions and provide required support to Sales/Pre-Sales teams.

  • Nurture the Cloud practice & to be part in complete life cycle of service offerings like Pre-sales/Transition/Service delivery till it reaches the matured level.

  • Study the existing Cloud Services like processes, best practices and standardize the service offerings, strengthen and improve the maturity levels and make a strong practice.

  • Give inputs to standardize the Sales kit for Cloud offerings (Proposals, PPTs, Templates) etc.

  • Focus on continual improvement of Cloud service offerings. Work closely with Sales, Pre-sales, Transition, Service delivery teams and key functions like HR, Finance, and Training department and support them

  • Ensure ISO/ITIL process compliance.




  • Do you have overall experience: 10 to 20 years of experience in IT Infrastructure Solutions?


  • Do you have minimum 4 to 5years of experience in Cloud computing technologies, concepts and Cloud consulting, in the areas of Public Cloud , Private Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, Global Cloud technologies like AWS-Amazon Web Services & Microsoft Azure etc?


  • Do you have experience in DevOps?


  • Do you have sound knowledge in Virtualization, Automation & DC?


  • Do you have ability to translate industry trends and client feedback into high-value hybrid cloud service offerings that anticipate client needs and provide market differentiation?


  • Do you have experience in Cloud Solution design, installation and configuration of Cloud Automation tools?


  • Have you worked on HP CSA, openstack, Smartcloud provisioning, Chef, Puppet, private Cloud, managed cloud. Preferably, worked on HP automation tools DMA, SA, OO, CDA etc.?


  • Do you have experience in Assessment & Recommendation of public & hybrid cloud solutions, including IAAS, SAAS, PAAS - Design & architect the implementation of cloud solution using AWS or Microsoft Azure Advise customers on various cloud solution options & recommend a solution that aligns with business customer needs?


  • Have you worked with the sales and technical delivery teams to bring customers the best solutions.


  • Have you participated in pre-sales technical support for the development and implementation of complex products and solutions around cloud infrastructure?


  • Do you have experience or exposure to various operating systems (Windows/Linux/Solaris) preferred ?


  • Do you possess customer-facing skills that will allow you to represent Company well within a customer's environment and drive discussions with senior personnel within the company, as well as a technical background that enables you to easily interact and give guidance to software developers and architects?


  • Do you also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges?


  • Are you based at US or Hyderabad, India?


  • If you are based in India, are you willing to relocate to Hyderabad?


If you answered "YES" to all the above questions, we have an opportunity you won't be able to resist.


About the client


Our client is a multinational with headquarters in US, and presence in global market including India. They are pioneer in cloud based Remote IT Infrastructure Management Services, and provide cost effective innovative solutions to their customers. They utilize onshore offshore model, and use India for their offshore centres.  They have their own products which make the remote IT infrastructure management very effective -- leading to cost saving for their customers. They are considered to be a next-generation 'IT as a Service' organization with aim to advance Remote IT services delivered through Channel in a highly secured environment.


Come, be part of a winning team.


Apply in strict confidence by sending your CV at with "PracticeHead-Cloud-Infra-0315" in the email subject, and answers to above questions in the email body


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