Senior Consultant, Cloud Platforms

Kochi, Kerala, India Cloud Platforms - Cloud Platform Permanent (Full Time)

The Cloud Platforms Senior Consultant will be responsible for leading the Portals and Content team, working with Microsoft teams and with our customers. They will do this by:
 
·         Lead Valorem Reply’s internal portals and content team as a manager and mentor and a conduit through which the latest information, trends and practices are shared in order to build up the entire team
·         Conduct regular 1:1s, performance reviews, career development and training plans for direct reports
·         Maintain the applicable Microsoft Competency designations for the team by meeting the requirements including certifications by direct reports
·         Working directly with Microsoft product and marketing teams responsible for the R&D, marketing and operations teams to learn from and provide field input to the Microsoft teams delivering next-gen portals and content
·         Work with Valorem’s customers in both pre-sales as well as billable scenarios when necessary to accelerate opportunities for intranet and extranet portal and collaboration.
·         Identify opportunities by collaborating with our sales teams to ensure growth attainment.

General Description & Responsibilities

  • Have at least 2 years of experience as a Solutions Consultant in Azure Cloud and Productivity suites like Office 365 or relevant role
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Software industry with 3+ years of experience leading technical teams and managing technical resources
  • Demonstrate a mastery of SharePoint and Office 365 and the value proposition for enterprise customers
  • Assist in pre-sales activities and proofing Statements of Work (SOWs)
  • Provide leadership in the enterprise community through social media, articles, speaking engagements, seminars and conferences
  • Placement Criteria & Requirements

  • Demonstrated design and admin experience with SharePoint as well as SharePoint Online (Office 365).
  • Experience with and/or deep understanding of the Microsoft collaboration stack including Office 365
  • Experience with developing solutions leveraging SharePoint and O365 out-of-the-box functionality as well as provide custom solutions (development where necessary)
  • Experience with integrating SharePoint solutions with other Microsoft and 3rd party solutions to meet the customer’s needs
  • Provide consultative guidance to the team and customers around design principals, best practices, deployment methods and adoption.
  • Generate high quality deliverables as negotiated in signed Statements of Work (SOW)
  • He/she will be required to maintain strong working relationships and collaborate with other Valorem team members in Sales, Services, Marketing and Product Management teams.
  • A thorough understanding of what drives portal Adoption through business value and design
  • Ability to converse confidently at all levels within a customer, including line of business and IT
  • Experience of building successful trusted advisor relationships
  • Proven experience in managing large, complex project implementations
  • Excellent facilitation, presentation, written, and oral communication skills
  • Kochi, Kerala, India

    Senior Consultant, Cloud Platforms