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IN_Gurgaon_Bldg # 10& 8 DLF Cyber City_HCS
Additional Location:
Gurgaon, India
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Regular - Permanent
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Description & Requirements

You will be responsible for driving the strategic direction of our Cloud practice along with other key leaders. This role is responsible for designing and implementing cloud-based solutions that meet business and technical requirements, while ensuring scalability, security, and reliability. The ideal candidate should have a deep understanding of cloud computing technologies and a proven track record of successfully designing and implementing cloud solutions.

Key Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Drive Innovation, Differentiation & Growth
    • Develop and implement a comprehensive Cloud strategy aligned with our business goals and objectives.
    • Ownership on growth of the COE and influencing client revenues through Cloud practice
    • Identify and prioritize high-impact opportunities across clients.
    • Lead the selection, deployment, and management of Cloud tools, platforms, and infrastructure.
    • Oversee the design, development, and deployment of Cloud solutions 
    • Define, differentiate & strategize new Cloud services/offerings and create reference architecture assets
    • Drive partnerships with vendors on collaboration, capability building, go to market strategies, etc.
    • Guide and inspire the organization about the business potential and opportunities around Cloud
    • Network with domain experts
    • Collaborate with client teams to understand their business challenges and needs.
    • Develop and propose Cloud solutions tailored to client specific requirements.
    • Influence client revenues through innovative solutions and thought leadership.
    • Lead client engagements from project initiation to deployment.
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with key clients and stakeholders.
  • Build re-usable Methodologies, Pipelines & Models
    • Design and implement cloud-based architectures for our applications and services, ensuring scalability, security, and reliability.
    • Define cloud strategy and roadmap, working with business and IT leaders to identify and prioritize cloud-based initiatives.
    • Provide technical leadership and guidance to development teams, ensuring that best practices and standards are followed.
    • Collaborate with security and compliance teams to ensure that cloud-based solutions meet regulatory and compliance requirements.
    • Define and implement cloud automation and orchestration solutions to optimize cloud infrastructure and resources.
    • Develop and maintain cloud governance policies and procedures, ensuring that cloud usage is optimized and costs are controlled.
    • Stay up-to-date with the latest cloud technologies and trends, providing guidance and recommendations to business and IT leaders.
    • Excellent problem-solving, communication, and collaboration skills.
    • Deep knowledge of one or more cloud platforms, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
    • Design and implement cloud-based architectures that are scalable, secure, and reliable. Have a strong understanding of cloud computing concepts, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS).
    • Understanding of networking concepts and technologies, including TCP/IP, DNS, load balancing, and firewalls.
    • Understanding of security best practices and be able to design and implement secure cloud-based solutions that meet regulatory and compliance requirements.
    • Cloud automation and orchestration tools such as Terraform, Ansible, or CloudFormation.
    • Programming skills in one or more languages such as Python, Java, or JavaScript.
    • Understanding of database technologies, including relational databases and NoSQL databases.
    • Understanding of DevOps principles and practices, including continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD).
    • Experience with monitoring and logging tools such as CloudWatch, Splunk, or ELK.

  • People & Interpersonal Skills
    • Build and manage a high-performing team of Cloud engineers and other specialists.
    • Foster a culture of innovation and collaboration within the Cloud team and across the organization.
    • Demonstrate the ability to work in diverse, cross-functional teams in a dynamic business environment.
    • Candidates should be confident, energetic self-starters, with strong communication skills.
    • Candidates should exhibit superior presentation skills and the ability to present compelling solutions which guide and inspire.
    • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to the Cloud team 
    • Collaborate with other stakeholders across the company to align the vision and goals 
    • Communicate and present the Data capabilities and achievements to clients and partners 
    • Stay updated on the latest trends and developments in the Cloud domain 

What is required for the role?

  • 12+ years of experience in the information technology industry with strong focus on Cloud engineering, architecture having led, driven and set up a Cloud practice in IT services or niche organizations.
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in successfully launching, planning, and executing advanced Cloud projects.
  • A master’s or bachelor’s degree in computer science, data science, information systems, operations research, statistics, applied mathematics, economics, engineering, or physics.
  • Candidate should have demonstrated the ability to manage Cloud projects and diverse teams.
  • Should have experience in creating Cloud strategies & services, and scale capabilities from a technology, platform, and people standpoint.
  • Experience in working on proposals, presales activities, business development and overlooking delivery of Cloud projects.
  • Experience in building solutions with Cloud solutions in any one or more domains – Industrial, Healthcare, Retail, Communication.
  • Problem-solving, communication, and collaboration skills.

HARMAN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.