TEKsystems Transformation Lead/Sr. Manager in Plano, Texas

The Transformation Leader is responsible for managing all services for a Cloud Program for multiple or a single large customer with revenue under management ranging from $10 to $40 million. The Transformation Leader must have the ability to collaborate and exercise influence both within TEKsystems Global Services and the customer organization and maintain industry/functional expertise and knowledge of key industry issues and trends impacting the IT Services marketplace especially in the domain of Application Management and Modernization, Application Development, Cloud Transformation , Continuous Integration/Continuous Development ). The Transformation Leader is responsible for a team which typically consists of 1 - 3 Global Delivery Managers (GDMs) with 5-10 Delivery Managers (DMs).

Key Accountabilities and Priorities:

Solution Development / Delivery

* Gain a clear understanding of customers' strategic business requirements and their inter-connected technical requirements.

* Understand, develop, and mature the solution design by collaborating with customers and stakeholders to manage their expectations and resolve sales, stakeholder, and delivery issues in a timely manner.

* Facilitate internal communication and assembly of a delivery team for new engagements to include practice support, delivery (regional and/or practice), and account team members.

* Lead and influence both internal and external stakeholders toward a technically sound solution that meets the customers' expectations for cost and risk considerations.

* Perform various interactive sessions with external customers to develop a strategy for solution acceptance and understanding; expanding the customer's perception of possible approaches.

* Consolidate solution status and proposed costing information across the project stakeholders.

* Ensure sales/solution/delivery escalation procedures are addressed and communicated to client, consultants, and managers.

* Implement knowledge management strategy and communicate process and procedures for knowledge transfer from sales/solutions to delivery.

* Perform sales/solutions/delivery risk and opportunity issue management and facilitate issue resolution with proper notification to all affected parties.

* Identify and coordinate the solution/delivery change control process.

* Provide extensive technical guidance and leadership to influence the internal and external stakeholders to understand the larger solutions context and risk considerations.

* Identify and capitalize on additional opportunities as they arise within the customer environment and address as part of the ongoing sales cycle.

* Understand TEKsystems Global Services differentiating services offerings, discern where the capabilities and opportunities exist, and map those into short-term and long-term strategies within customer portfolio

* Assess, build, and enhance the positioning of TEKsystems at the "C-level" within the enterprise services world

* Create an internal mentoring system for the direct reports

* Contribute to TEKsystems Global Services best practices and knowledge repository

* Manage a diverse, global delivery model across multiple industry vertical and support horizontals

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Cloud Practice & Product Line Management

* Perform periodic practice pipeline and opportunity analysis, product line review, and solution "health checks" with practice and delivery resources.

* Examine customer reference-ability and establish on-going relationships with the customer and account team members.

* Refine practice pipeline and product line attributes based upon metrics and analysis as well as overall fit within the marketplace and technological changes.

* Support the development and execution of an Account Strategy in collaboration with internal stakeholders.

* Lead, develop, mature, and advance a practice set of service offerings, specific product lines, the related solutions, and inter-practice coordination; be the thought leader and subject matter expert within the practice and be recognized as such within TGS.

* Based upon changing technical and market conditions, provide leadership and guidance on developing services and offerings.

Management Responsibilities

* Understand and manage customer requirements (solution and environmental factors) to ensure contract understanding and acceptance for deliverables, cost, contract type, timeline, risk and assumptions, and customer satisfaction.

* Ensure solution/delivery methodology is understood by team from opportunity assessment to project closeout; sales to delivery knowledge transfer.

* Lead and coordinate cross-practice solutions and delivery roles and responsibilities, project phases, and deliverables.

* Financial and contractual responsibility for engagement profitability.

* Maintain awareness for additional business opportunities and support pursuit of future business through quality results and escalation to internal stakeholders when additional business opportunities may present themselves.

* Ensure Sales and Solutions management methodology is followed on all client opportunities.

* Mentor, manage and develop product/project team members. Team size varies from 3 team members up to >15 team members.

* Conduct annual reviews and provide feedback throughout the year on employee performance where required.

* Ensure Human Resources policies and procedures are communicated and executed according to internal and consultant HR policies.

Required Education and/or Experience:

* Bachelors Degree or equivalent, relevant experience; Graduate Degree preferred

* 15+ years' experience in information technology and/or professional services, with emphasis on subject matter expertise; enterprise level integration experience and knowledge required.

* Extremely deep and broad technical experience in the subject matter area.

* Experience in developing solutions, delivering and administrating client professional services agreements including the change management process.

* Frequent interactions with external customers at the CXO level; normal level of interactions is the CXO level; established consulting and interpersonal skills with 15+ years' experience

* 15+ years in IT service management/project management providing solution development and daily sales/solutions oversight within a professional services environment or equivalent, relevant experience in managing resources in appropriate environment.

* IT Experience: Consultant, Architect, Enterprise Architect, Business Analyst, Development, or other IT experience.

* Relevant certifications in the subject matter area(s); expected >5 current and relevant certifications

* Excellent understanding of Services Outsourcing, Application Modernization, CI/CD and Cloud Services

Technical Expertise:

Advanced CI/CD consulting (framework automation) Full stack frameworks (DevOps)

DevSecOps (Security as Code, Compliance as Code)

Advanced Integration services (end to end automation) Tool chain integration for advanced workflows

Advanced Cloud architecture and design in large enterprise hybrid cloud environments

Network Automation (SDN/NSV)

Requisite Abilities and/or Skills, and Business Acumen:

* Strong conceptual and analytical skills, which demonstrate out of the box problem solving.

* Proven ability to appropriately prioritize and plan complex work in a rapidly changing environment.

* Team player with experience leading and collaborating cross-teams to deliver successful solutions.

* Excellent oral and written communication skills (English language).

* Superior people and personnel management skills.

About TEKsystems:

Join TEKsystems®, a leading IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services firm, and get your career on the fast track. We have more than 100 offices worldwide, and we partner with over 6,000 clients and place over 80,000 consultants per year. At TEKsystems, we seek to understand our consultants' skills, goals and interests, allowing us to present targeted job opportunities on a contract, contract-to-hire or direct placement basis. TEKsystems' leadership in the market stems from our sincere and personal commitment to driving the success of our customers, consultants and each other.

TEKsystems, Inc. is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

TEKsystems is a equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, genetic information, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.