Principal Consultant - Cloud Infrastructure

Principal Consultant - Cloud Infrastructure

Duncan and Ross Management Consultancies
Riyadh
10-15 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Key Responsibilities
  • Very strong experience with Cloud Infrastructure projects with advanced Telecom Operators,
  • Dealing with mid and upper level management, matured from in-depth engagement as a supplier, SI, or other advanced Operators
  • Exceptionally strong communication and presentation skills
  • University degree a must, MS, PhD preferred
  • Solid technical skills to be combined with a business acumen, and ability to create trustable business cases, making assumptions where data are not available
  • Ability to work on short time schedules
  • Ability to network also inside Saudi Telecom and with Vendors, and acquire information typically what other leading Operators are doing on advanced topics
  • Successful candidate will be directly reporting to the General Manager of Cloud Infrastructure and lead the consulting activities.
  • The candidate will also liaise closely with leading individuals and experts in the company and take the leadership role in engaging with the company in providing differentiating value add to client.
  • By very nature of the day-day activities, the candidate will be in close touch with leading suppliers, perform in-depth technical discussions, drive the engagements and catalyze the supplier’s value add toward client.
  • Experience preferably acquired with advanced Western operators
Required Experience
  • 10 – 15+ years of experience in Cloud Domain
  • Private Cloud – experience, vision and best practices
  • Cloud Architecture – in depth experience with Cloud Infrastructure incl. Redhat OpenStack, OpenShift, preferably also VMWare, hardware, hw acceleration,
  • Having a solid picture on the full stack of Cloud architecture, hence beyond Cloud Infrastructure layer, including MANO, Orchestration
  • Automation, Toolchains, overall driving forward modular architecture and factory approach
  • Service orchestration
  • Optimal placement and lifecycle for VNF, CNF
  • Hyperscaler architecture and solutions. Certifications good to have, but not mandatory
  • Hybrid Cloud vision and best practices, optimal engagement / cooperation with Hyperscalers
  • Cloud Operations
  • DevOps, suggesting process optimizations and also Organizational Improvements

Duncan & Ross is an engineering and technology consultancy that works across MENA and understands the unique business issues that are woven into its rich and diverse culture. Duncan & Ross has local and international professionals that can support its clients or deliver end to end projects depending on the requirements and scope.

Duncan & Ross offers integrated and customer oriented services in different industries such as Technology, Automotive, Aerospace, Metro & Railway, Energy, Construction, Manufacturing and Telecom. We ensure the success of our customers through our long-standing experience and our broad knowledge network. Duncan & Ross can draw on its worldwide network of human capital, engineering consulting and quality oriented solutions. Our customers will profit from these synergies that play an important role in the processing of our projects.​

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