Cloud Governance Senior Digital Advisor

At Predica, we believe that work should be engaging, not boring; exciting, not monotonous. That's why we use full-stack Microsoft technology to free organizations of repetitive tasks. Well-established and proven frameworks allow us to guide businesses toward self-management. Our main aim is always to let people focus on larger goals. We have completed over a thousand projects for 330+ clients.   

Our Digital Advisors know their customer’s business, the markets in which they operate, and how Predica and Microsoft technologies can help them drive their digital transformation. The broad scope of responsibility of this role requires a solid understanding of both business and technology strategy, change management, a principled approach to broad digital transformational challenges and opportunities. 

We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate Senior Digital Advisor to join our Cloud Infrastructure domain and drive customer transformation on the Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 platforms. This is a customer-facing role, owning the overall technical relationship and strategy between the customer and Predica. You will own the customer engagements, including architecture, implementation, and long-term relationships. 

Job responsibilities:

  • Driving business development activities such as defining scope of services, building resource estimates and related pricing, packaging proposals, and supporting the delivery of the proposal to the clients,  
  • Pre-sales activities through nurturing, lead generation, opportunity acceleration (up-sell/x-sell), and mitigate churn risks,  
  • Directly interacting with clients, sales team, managers, and other technical team members to identify, develop, and obtain complete information for solutions, and scope statement and level of effort for proposal/SOW development,  
  • Reviewing and understanding all assigned Statement of Work (SOW) obligations prior to services delivery,  
  • Maintaining accountability to work estimates and project financials,  
  • Functioning as the primary client day to day interface building rapport and trust with the client,  
  • Developing strong client relationships and trust to secure future business,  
  • Achieving high level of Client Satisfaction on all consulting engagements by executing to achieve client project expectations,  
  • Leading the overall delivery of projects in a project manager role, overseeing the activities of onsite and offshore engineers and architects,  
  • Establishing the solution architecture approach, structuring and leading requirements analysis, outlining key architectural decisions, planning for milestones, managing engagement outcomes, and overseeing project team members to manage toward engagement outcomes,  
  • Leading in-depth technical architecture discussions with senior customer executives,  
  • Maintaining strong domain knowledge of Microsoft public and hybrid cloud solutions,  
  • Understanding of current Microsoft offerings across three clouds - Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, and Dynamics 365,  
  • Contributing and developing best practices, strategies, methodologies, and documentation/templates suitable for reuse by other consultants.  

Requirements:

  • 7+ years of experience in technical sales and consulting, client problem solving, architecting, and designing solutions, 
  • Proven track record of building deep technical relationships with senior IT executives in large or highly strategic accounts. Experience in managing various stakeholder relationships to get consensus on solution/projects, 
  • Excellent presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences (Senior Executives, IT management, and IT administrators), 
  • Enterprise-scale technical experience with cloud security, hybrid infrastructures security, network security, architecture designs—infrastructure and application development, and technology management, 
  • Experience in delivery of cloud transformation projects for clients with the use of Azure Security Best Practices like CAF (Cloud Adoption Framework), WAF (Well-Architect Framework), and ESLZ (Enterprise Scale Landing Zones), 
  • Experience building Azure governance including subscription design, resource groups, and RBAC policies, cost management controls, 
  • Experience in using Azure FinOps for holistic cost management analysis with recommendations on financial operations, 
  • Experience designing and building Azure virtual data centers including ARM templates, network architecture, perimeter security, and ASR, 
  • Hands-on experience with Azure IaaS and PaaS along with cloud native design patterns and DevOps principles (Infrastructure as Code), 
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers and emerging computing trends, 
  • Required certification: Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert. 

Education & Qualifications 

  • BA/BS Degree required. Ideally in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Security, Engineering, Information Technology, 
  • Willingness to travel around the world, to different destinations approx. 30% of the work time (after COVID restrictions are lifted) and/ or working in CET (EMEA) or CST (US) with the ability to switch if needed,  
  • Competitive Landscape. Knowledge of other public cloud  platforms preferred, 
  • Experience with multi-tier system and service design and development for large enterprises, 
  • Strong understanding of multi-region environments and global connectivity requirements, 
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills to articulate the solution architecture and roadmap at executive levels, 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills that are required to operate and navigate a complex organization as a leading member of global, distributed teams that deliver quality services and solutions. 

Nice to have: 

  • Experience with Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS), implementing and supporting EMS/Intune functions, compliance, and configuration policies, AAD Connect, Autopilot, SCCM integrations, and Identity Manager (MIM),  
  • Experience with various aspects of Active Directory, including design, migrations, assessments both on-premises and cloud (Azure AD/ADFS), FMA, and SSO deployments,  
  • Experience planning and executing M365 migrations, specifically Exchange hybrid, and tenant-to-tenant scenarios,  
  • Experience with merger and acquisition scenarios, specifically migrations of Active Directory, Exchange, and MS Teams. 

We offer:

  • 8000 PLN
    self-development budget
  • Net profit bonus
  • Co-financing
    of Multisport card
  • Co-financing
    of Medical Care
  • Co-financing additional group insurance
  • International projects
  • Flexible working hours including remote work
  • Clear career path
  • Mentorship
  • Hardware budget
  • All necessary licenses and tools for performing work
  • Globetrotter bonus
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