Principal Consulting Engineer
Alternate Location(s): Virtual Office - 680 E Swedesford Road

Description

Responsibilities:

  • Working within pursuit and delivery teams to drive consistent, predictable and scalable development and delivery of solutions and services and to ensure successful completion of client engagements as well as overall client satisfaction
  • Participating in the collection of data during the discovery phase of engagements via interview, workshop and other discovery techniques and toolsets
  • Participating in and creation of material during the analysis and design phase of engagements using structured analysis methods, tools and techniques
  • Presenting and creating material that outlines options to clients to support their decision to transform
  • Acting as quality review of infrastructure consulting deliverables
  • Leading medium to large sized technical engagements and technology streams within larger programs
  • Strong stakeholder management qualities are essential for the success of this role.
  • This position requires strong communication and presentation skills, business development acumen, a well-developed technical aptitude, the ability to work successfully as part of a team, and a strong industry background.
  • Willing to travel. This position will require up to 75% of the candidate’s time on site with the customer
  • Accountable for consistent, predictable and scalable delivery of solutions and services and to ensure successful completion of client engagements as well as overall client satisfaction
  • Assist in Practice growth through mentoring technical professionals and development of key architectural / technical infrastructure intellectual capital
  • Represent Sungard AS and present at external forums and events, acting as a subject matter expert in the area of Infrastructure and Cloud Transformation
  • Continually develop own management, consulting and subject expertise as required by the practice

 

Qualifications / Competencies:

The following knowledge, skills and experience are highly desirable for the role:

  • Exceptional consulting skills, including methods, tools and techniques to apply within an IT transformation context
  • Individual might have experience in delivering security within Internet facing, transactional digital services.
  • Cost and value management, particularly business case development within an IT context
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, Master’s Degree Preferred
  • TOGAF
  • ITIL
  • Effectively leading and manage technical engagements within the IT infrastructure space
  • Exceptional consulting skills, including methods, tools and techniques to apply within an IT transformation context
  • Significant experience across full lifecycle IT infrastructure development and transformation, of relevance would be engagements focused on private and hybrid cloud model development, Data Center consolidation, post M&A integration, shared services development, cost optimization and sourcing transformation
  • Track record of successful delivery of major transition/ infrastructure deployment projects
  • Significant experience in technical architecture development within a big 5, other significant branded consultancy, system developer or systems integrator environment
  • Broad knowledge of infrastructure technologies across server, storage, networks and integration technologies with a strong appreciation of cloud strategies, tools and technologies
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to both work effectively, influence and develop trusted relationships at senior levels in client organizations
  • Ability to lead and effectively manage teams
  • Appreciation of enterprise and system / application architecture
  • Self-starter
  • Professional
  • Strong customer skills
  • Team player
  •  IT Solution focused with ability to understand business requirements
  • Strong Presentation and interpersonal skill
Other:
  • Sungard Availability Services offers a high growth environment with excellent compensation and immediate eligibility for our 401(k), health/dental insurance, educational assistance, and more.   Sungard AS is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.


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