Practice Director – Cloud Guru
London or Brighton or South based
Q With your profound technical experience & knowledge are you innovation, a real cloud evangelist, keen to use your expertise to help build UK business, support economy and make an impact on the current skills gap?
A We have a fantastic challenging opportunity for you to do just that!
A little more about our role: As Practice Director within QA, you will be our Subject Matter Expert in Cloud to provide strategic consulting and advisory services to our clients. Your contribution will lead sales and pre-sales activities such as meetings, bids, presentations, procurement frameworks, technical case studies and marketing material being our subject matter expert
With your gravitas and presence you will enjoy representing our company and driving our Technology agenda in external and internal Technology Events including public speaking, leading, inspiring, developing and growing our Virtual Cloud Practice
What you’ll get up to: Direct our vision and strategy: Understand and communicate our strategy and how that relates to QA and our Clients. Listening to clients’ evolving IT needs to ensure QA resources can be properly trained to deliver the highest level of performance.
Product Portfolio: Work with key stakeholders (incl Technical Director and Academy Capability Director) to define and deliver our Cloud capabilities to market.
Partner Relationship: Work with QA partner managers in establishing and developing our partnerships with Microsoft, Amazon and Google.
Evangelism: Be the “go to” evangelist for QA’s Cloud offerings and strategy. Work with sales and marketing to take our vision to market.
Advise clients on IT staffing strategy: roles needed, cutting edge tools, best-in-class team structures and sizes, etc.
Delivery: Deliver Cloud solutions to our customers.
Providing Cloud consulting and advisory services to clients within area of expertise. Check in regularly with clients to ensure on-the ground QA resources are meeting client expectations
Contribution to sales and pre-sales activities such as meetings, bids, presentations, procurement frameworks, technical case studies and marketing material as a Cloud subject matter expert
Representing the company and driving our Technology agenda in external and internal Technology Events including public speaking. Assist in recruiting by hosting seminars at university campuses to build QA brand awareness and credibility as a tech leader
Technical knowledge management through delivery assets including gathering information for and the production of Case Studies.
Coaching and mentoring the virtual Cloud Practice
What you’ll bring to the team:
Strong technical leader whom others aspire to replicate
Cloud Guru (Azure, AWS & GCP in that order of importance). Are you within the top 10% of experts in this field?
Demonstrable understanding of agile engineering practices (CI/CD, test automation, DevOps)
Ability to lead architectural discussions
Able to build and excite the virtual cloud practice of our deployed cloud engineers.
A little more about us:
For over 30 years, we’ve worked in technology – where the impact of great learning is changing the world.
Transforming people’s careers and their life motivates and inspires us. We empower over a quarter of a million people a year to fulfil their potential – by building confidence, breaking down barriers to opportunity and providing skills to build a new digital culture.
We power the success of tomorrow – shaping the next generation of technologists, leaders and innovators.
On top of that? We’re ambitious – we hold ourselves to high standards and set ambitious targets. The result? We’ve grown revenue by over 300% in the last decade. So there’s plenty of opportunity for you to fulfil your career potential with us.
Salary: Competitive and negotiable
Apply now – here’s how!
Simply hit the apply button. But if you want to know more or have any questions please give me a call – Michaela 01753 898671.