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Cloud Infrastructure Leader

Company: Publicis Sapient
Location: Jamaica Plain
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Publicis Sapient is looking for a seasoned technology and consulting leader to join the Global Cloud Engineering team. As the leader in the Global Cloud Engineering team, you will develop, drive, and lead new business opportunities for Publicis Sapient's cloud services.
The ideal candidate will have proven success in building and leading tech teams for technology services companies, with a focus on growing Digital Engineering and Cloud businesses. Experience in leading, solutioning and delivering large multi-year deals at Fortune level companies will be a strong advantage. Experience working in a matrixed environment, which includes interfacing with Industry and Regional delivery teams is a must.
You should be a seasoned technology leader who is passionate about and has extensive experience working directly with Fortune 100 companies at the CxO/EVP level on the multi-year cloud and IT Infrastructure modernization journey, which includes:

  • decisions on IT Infrastructure/Cloud strategy
  • cost assessment
  • macro and micro designing
  • tying business logic to outcomes
  • finalizing important technology and architecture decisions
  • identifying risks and suggesting mitigation strategies etc.As a Cloud Infrastructure Leader, you will be responsible for providing strategic guidance and technical expertise to clients on their cloud infrastructure needs. You will develop, drive, and lead new business opportunities for Publicis Sapient's cloud services and will work closely with clients to understand their business goals and objectives developing solutions that align with their needs.
    You should have extensive experience in cloud infrastructure and a deep understanding of cloud technologies and trends. Additionally, you should have a track record of delivering successful cloud infrastructure solutions to C-Suite clients.
    As a thought leader in cloud infrastructure, you should be able to provide strategic guidance and technical expertise to clients and internal stakeholders, able to communicate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders and be comfortable presenting to senior leadership and executive teams.
    • Consult with customers to fully understand their needs
    • Partner with the Publicis Sapient Industry leadership for go to market strategy with industry specific cloud infrastructure use cases.
    • Collaborate with other teams within the organization to identify business requirements, developing and implementing strategies to meet those requirements, and providing guidance on the selection and implementation of cloud technologies.
    • Be accountable for engineering delivery (estimates & execution), solution choice, quality and consistency (within the industry and aligned to global engineering capability).
    • Provide direction to clients' Engineering Lead for client success
    • Interface with clients (existing and prospective) at all levels
    • Lead Cloud Strategy and roadmap for clients' cloud journey and/or IT infrastructure modernization
    • Serve as internal and external Thought Leader in the aspects of Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure Design (including Data Centers) and Infrastructure Operations
    • Collaborate with Customer facing engineering teams and assist in development of Go to Market Strategy
    • Be recognized as a Thought Leader in industry and help leaders at Publicis Sapient to see around the bend - stay up to date with emerging technologies and trends in cloud infrastructure, providing recommendations on new technologies and solutions that can help the organization achieve its business objectives
    • Work with Technology Alliance Partner teams such as Microsoft, AWS, and Google to jointly develop opportunities
      • 20+ years of relevant experience in the enterprise Infrastructure / cloud solutions space, leading multi-year cloud and consulting services at fortune level customers either in internal roles or as a Services provider
      • Deep expertise in data centers, type of clouds and deep knowledge of a CSP (cloud service provider) as well as architectural knowledge and building IT/DC/cloud platforms with an Infrastructure as Code (IAC) mindset
      • Rich understanding of convectional IT (network, back up, storage, UMS, virtualization)
      • Good understanding of compliance and frameworks (TOGAF/NIST/CIS/ISO etc.)
      • Certifications in cloud computing
      • Thorough knowledge of BCP/IDR for enterprise IT
      • Expertise in security (IT infrastructure and Cloud)
      • Experience in infrastructure/platform migration (DC to DC/ virtualization/Cloud-cloud)
      • Robust understanding of IT operation (ITIL/support engineering/SRE)
      • Ability to work in Global Consulting context
      • Organized with the ability to manage & track multiple priorities. Project / customer relationship management a strength
      • Collaborate effectively with others across the organization to accomplish team goals
      • Experience in the engineering and scaling of enterprise scale platforms
      • Strong business, communication, and presentation skills
      • An advanced degree (Bachelors or Masters) in Engineering or related field
        Additional Information
        Benefits of Working Here:
        • Flexible vacation policy; time is not limited, allocated, or accrued
        • 16 paid holidays throughout the year
        • Generous parental leave and new parent transition program
        • Tuition reimbursement
        • Corporate gift matching program Pay Range: $204,000 - $303,000
          The range shown represents a grouping of relevant ranges currently in use at Publicis Sapient. Actual range for this position may differ, depending on location and specific skillset required for the work itself.
          As part of our dedication to an inclusive and diverse workforce, Publicis Sapient is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or you may call us at +1-617-621-0200.
          Company Description
          Publicis Sapient is a digital transformation partner helping established organizations get to their future, digitally-enabled state, both in the way they work and the way they serve their customers. We help unlock value through a start-up mindset and modern methods, fusing strategy, consulting and customer experience with agile engineering and problem-solving creativity. United by our core values and our purpose of helping people thrive in the brave pursuit of next, our 20,000+ people in 53 offices around the world combine experience across technology, data sciences, consulting and customer obsession to accelerate our clients' businesses through designing the products and services their customers truly value.

Keywords: Publicis Sapient, Boston , Cloud Infrastructure Leader, Other , Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

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