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Come be a part of the Lumen experience and join a team focused
on delivering strategic and tactical Cloud solutions to our
customers. If you are prepared and poised to take the next step in
your career where you can help drive strategic initiatives across a
global business platform, we want to talk to you. The time is now
for you to fulfill your greatest potential and reap the rewards of
your significant efforts!
As a Lead Cloud Engineer, you will be joining a dynamic and
growing Cloud Practice within the Global IT Solutions Organization.
You will be responsible for a wide range of activities that span
the entire spectrum of current state discovery to delivery of
recommendations, architectures, plans, roadmaps, and financial
benefits for our clients as they journey to the Cloud or enhance
their current experience. This team of highly capable strategic
consultants will form the "tip of the spear" for the delivery of a
wide range of public, private, and hybrid platforms.
**The Main Responsibilities**
+ Discover and Analyze the drivers motivating a client to move
to the Cloud and present findings and observations.
+ Discover the current state of the client infrastructure and
applications and present findings and observations related to
+ Discover the current state of the client IT organizational
structure and present findings and observations related to
+ Discover at a high level the current state of the client IT
related processes and present findings and observations related to
+ Develop and present end state Cloud Architectures based on the
current state discovery.
+ Experience in interdisciplinary infrastructure DevOps Teams in
charge for infrastructure landscapes based on open source projects
like OpenStack, Kubernetes or Docker
+ Develop and present detail Roadmaps and plans to transition to
the defined end state Cloud architecture.
+ Offer Lumen integration opportunities for non-Cloud assets
working with Lumen teams to maximize the client opportunity.
+ Build the business case for moving to the cloud.
+ Analysis of current IT depreciation schedule and how it can be
maximized related to Total Cost of Ownership via cloud
+ Work with the client to develop the Cloud TCO / ROI analysis /
and Funding requirements.
+ Assist in the development of internal communication plans to
+ Assist in the development of required organizational processes
and structure for Cloud adoption and management.
+ Analysis of current SLA's if applicable and offer observations
relevant to a Cloud deployment.
+ Assist in the development and training of client personnel for
adoption and management of Cloud assets.
+ Offer the development of a Cloud Center of Excellence
+ Design and migrate customer to Lumen Private Cloud
+ Design and implement for Lumen Hosted Area Network.
+ Document a plan for future scalability and innovation using
**What We Look For in a Candidate**
+ Previous Big 4 or major consulting experience preferred.
+ 5-8 years of experience with any of the AWS , Azure, Google
+ Understanding private cloud architecture of Lumen for
designing and implementation for customers. The Lumen private cloud
are CPC and DCC.
+ Design and implementation guideline for Cisco ACI
+ Ability to design and implement Lumen CAM solution for
+ AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate, and AWS
Certified Solutions Architect - Professional required
+ A combination of Microsoft certifications desired - Microsoft
Azure Solutions Exam 532; Implementing Microsoft Azure
Infrastructure Solutions Exam 533; Architecting Microsoft Azure
Solutions Exam 534; Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform
Solutions Exam 473.
+ A combination of Google certifications desired - Google
Associate Cloud Engineer; Google Professional Cloud Architect.
+ A combination of VMware certifications desired - Data Center
Virtualization (Professional); Cloud Management and Automation
(Professional); Advanced Cloud Management and Automation
(Professional); Design Cloud Management and Automation
+ Broad and comprehensive knowledge of Cloud providers, Amazon,
+ 3+ years of experience working on strategic initiatives within
a large, matrixed and complex organization; previous consulting
experience strongly preferred.
+ Experience developing executive communications, both written
+ Strategic thinker with the proven ability to identify
opportunities, formulate supporting business cases and gain support
+ Proven ability to quickly earn the trust of others and develop
relationships across the organization.
+ Ability to communicate effectively with clarity and precision
in both written and verbal capacities.
+ Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.
+ Bias towards delivering impactful results.
+ Education: Bachelor's degree.
**How You Will Grow**
At Lumen, our professional development plan focuses on helping
people at every level of their career to identify and use their
strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level
employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to
learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to
hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world.
Our core focus is on our people and making sure the client
experience is the best we can possibly offer.
At Lumen, we know that great people make a great organization.
We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits.
Learn more about what working at Lumen can mean for you.
Requisition #: 247192
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