Technical Director - Cloud Services

Job Location(s) US-MO-St. Louis
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/23/2023 12:57 PM)
Job ID
2023-16973
# of Openings
1
Category
Business Unit Leadership

Overview

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We currently have a career opportunity for a Technical Director to join our team located in St. Louis, MO.  Candidate MUST be based in the St. Louis Metro area.

 

Perficient is always looking for the best and brightest talent and we need you! We’re a quickly-growing, global digital consulting leader, and we’re transforming the world’s largest enterprises and biggest brands. You’ll work with the latest technologies, expand your skills, and become a part of our global community of talented, diverse, and knowledgeable colleagues.

 

As a Technical Director for our Cloud Practice, you will provide best-fit architectural solutions for one or more projects in the Java / Spring / PCF technology base. You will assist in defining scope and sizing of work; and anchor Proof of Concept developments. You will provide solution architecture for the business problem, platform integration with third party services, designing and developing complex features for clients' business needs.

  

The Technical Director is a senior leadership position with the skills and experience to lead our largest, most strategic engagements while also serving as a key participant in the business leadership of the business unit. This individual will have overall responsibility for the strategic leadership of client engagements from a delivery perspective. Additionally, this role is considered part of the Business Unit Leadership team and may mentor Junior Architects and /or development team members.  

 

Responsibilities

  • Own and aggressively drive forward specific areas of technology architecture. Provide architectural solutions/designs to project execution teams for implementation.
  • Lead projects within architecture. Work with Product Owner/Business Analysts to understand functional requirements and interact with other cross-functional teams to architect, design, develop, test, and release features.
  • Develop Proof-of-Concept projects to validate new architectures and solutions.
  • Manage the technical, business and personnel aspects of consulting engagements.
  • Support multiple engagements on a part-time basis as the overall engagement manager working with the assigned project managers to ensure successful delivery.
  • Lead strategic engagements while also serving as the lead consultant/strategist.
  • Cultivate highly functioning teams comprised of Perficient and client resources; the ability to effectively manage the engagement while recognizing and leveraging the expertise of the different resources and the importance of their contributions is critical.
  • Serve as a key member of the solution delivery team by facilitating requirements/design sessions, and producing deliverables.
  • Mentor and provide solutions delivery expertise to less experienced team members.
  • Monitor engagement team performance and provide feedback.
  • Develop strong client relationships.
  • Team with the business developer to drive ongoing client development activities.
  • Participate on client engagement steering committees as necessary to set client expectations and issue and resolution management.
  • Lead the business development efforts from a delivery perspective.
  • Develop overall estimates of the effort / resource requirements / schedule.
  • Analysis of pricing / approach options advising on related business considerations and impact of different options.
  • Lead the risk assessment efforts during the proposal process and recommend appropriate risk mitigation strategies. 

Qualifications

  • Leadership and team management experience with ability to provide strategic planning and oversight.
  • More than 10 years of overall technical leadership experience with 6 plus years in hands on experience with Application Modernization and Cloud technologies to include: java, springboot, microservices, PCF.
  • At least 5 years of experience in technology consulting, enterprise and solutions architecture and architectural frameworks.
  • MUST have previous hands on experience in Java, springboot, microservices.
  • Fluent and current on architecture trends with an eye on market/technical conditions and future direction.
  • Proven track record of technical leadership roles delivering solutions within defined timeframes.
  • Skilled in building relationships with clients and in practice development activities.
  • Demonstrated success in performing work and managing complex and/or large consulting projects.
  • Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.
  • Serving as the senior delivery resource for consulting engagements; cultivating highly functioning teams comprised of Perficient and client resources.
  • Experience responding to RFPs/RFQs and procurement deadlines.
  • Proven track record working with and selling to the stakeholders, executives, and decision makers of Fortune 1000 companies.
  • Proven domain expertise with experience building business cases and communicating client-specific value proposition and establishing yourself as a trusted advisor.
  • Leading technical discussions with business and technical decision makers, including detailing technical specifications, product roadmaps, deployment, and third-party integrations
  • Experience coordinating Sales team members to develop sales scripts, discovery process, best practices, sharing expertise/training and guiding solution development.
  • Experience in sales support role, particularly discovery meetings, demos, roadmaps, and engagement assessment.

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 

 

More About Perficient

 

Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.

 

Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

 

Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. #LI-AB1

 

 

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