Job Title:  Consulting - BO-CE - Executive Director - Cloud Engineering 2

Job requisition ID ::  10803
Date:  Jan 17, 2022
Location:  Bengaluru
Designation:  Executive Director
Entity:  Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP

Deloitte AND Cloud Solutions

Deloitte’s industry-leading cloud professionals will enable customer's end-to-end journey from on-premises legacy systems to the cloud, from design through deployment, and leading to the ultimate destination—a transformed organization primed for growth. Deloitte has been named a leader in cloud transformation services in Gartner 2021 magic quadrant


Deloitte’s Cloud Strategy services are the entry point on the cloud journey, setting the goals, pace, and direction to fit the business objectives. Services include readiness, strategy, business case development, architecture and planning, governance and policy, and operating model transformation.


Cloud Development & Integration offerings ensure clients get their cloud transformation right the first time. The cloud experts help build and connect sustainable cloud-native systems to thrive in the cloud ecosystem. Services include cloud-native software development, client-specific solutions, container deployment, serverless platforms, automation, continuous integration/deployments, custom microservices, and API-based solutions.

When the organization is thinking of migrating its IT architecture over to the cloud, Deloitte’s Cloud Migration professionals will guide them every step of the way. As they set the strategy and help them navigate through challenges such as re-hosting and re-platforming, they’ll help them keep an eye on the prize: A transformational shift that refuels their business and drives new competitive advantages.


Cloud data offerings ensures successful migration of data into cloud platform using the platform native tools and custom scripts. Along with application development components, data development and migration offerings create an integrated offering to deliver native and migrated applications on cloud


Deloitte’s Cloud Managed Services provide an end-to-end solution for running an organization’s operations on managed cloud infrastructure across all major providers, optimized for the client’s own application and data portfolios as well as Deloitte managed solutions. Their services include cloud-based infrastructure operations, service management, cybersecurity, optimization, and compliance support.


Cloud Infrastructure & Engineering services help clients integrate technology services seamlessly into the fabric of their day-to-day business. Deloitte experts provide infrastructure and networking solutions to connect, optimize, and manage private, public, and hybrid cloud solutions across leading platforms, including AWS, Azure, GCP, Alibaba, VMware, Cisco, and Arista.


Background to the Position

Deloitte India is keen to hire a seasoned Partner | Executive Director to lead and manage the Cloud data practice across multiple cloud platforms. The objective is to bring onboard a leader with strong experience in cloud data technologies. She/He will accelerate the activation across India as Deloitte builds newer data capabilities and assets across various cloud platforms.



The individual would be responsible for:


Strategic Leadership


  • Position Deloitte as a dominant player in the Cloud consulting, Cloud transformation and implementation services landscape.
  • Build, grow and nurture client relationships by advising them on their digital transformation agenda driven by end of end capabilities from inception to continuous improvement
  • Engineer solutions and services into the fabric of clients’ businesses, with an emphasis on cloud DevOps driven services
  • Collaborate across the business locally and internationally to ensure that the India Cloud strategy is aligned with the global strategy for Cloud.
  • Assist on an effective go-to market model focusing on serving clients, and partners with speed, quality, and simplicity by offering cloud DevOps capabilities
  • Position Deloitte as orchestrating cloud solutions for clients across key segments, leveraging Cloud capabilities and broader ecosystem.


People Leadership


  • Understand strategic priorities of clients and motivate the extended/ leverages teams to respond to these priorities. Remove inhibitors to performance.
  • Drive a performance culture within the Cloud business, ensuring the best team is in place to drive sustainable growth and results.
  • Attract, develop, and retain best talent to achieve the growth ambitions for Cloud and develop clear succession plans for the group.
  • Mentor the team to perform at their best in a climate that promotes teamwork and collaboration across the matrix.
  • Cultivate client, channel, analyst and other external relationships to drive large deals and ecosystem development.
  • Create a strong leadership team and leadership pipeline for future success in India Cloud.
  • Ensure leadership around a high-performance sales culture where top talent is effectively recognized and rewarded, and low performance is quickly managed.



Stakeholder Management


  • Manage and foster relationships with clients, internal stakeholders and industry thought leaders.
  • Establish and maintain executive-level engagement with key customers, plan and engage in negotiations with these customers resulting in long-term agreements and commitments.
  • Institutionalize effective stakeholder influencing and management skills across the Cloud organization.



Service Delivery Management


  • Ensure the performance of cloud practice and engagements, working across the organization, partners and with customers to achieve consistency and differentiation.
  • Focus on building cloud DevOps capabilities for hyperscalers and other cloud platforms. Ability to guide the team towards creation of IP will be a critical element of success of this position
  • Build and position a world class Cloud DevOps practice that will drive market leading differentiation against emerging enterprise competitors.


Thought Leadership:


  • Define a road map for the Cloud data capabilities in line with the global technology & engineering vision. Create a strategy and execute to build innovative offerings / services portfolio.
  • Elevate the brand as a thought leader on innovative technologies using cloud data solutions and platforms
  • Act as a trusted advisor to senior business leaders and client stakeholders on technology trends, strategy, and best practices.
  • Identifying both strategic & incremental opportunities in expanding the Cloud COE globally.






Deloitte India seeks a proven “Cloud Data Specialist” who brings the cloud data engineering face to Deloitte and can provide a future digital transformation view to clients”.


The ideal candidate should possess the following key requirements:


  • 20+ years of consulting or industry experience working with professional services / IT services organizations or related industry experience
  • Experience building cloud engineering capabilities and creating on-demand cloud technologies and solutions in data technologies. Strong background of data skills will be required for success
  • Experience in design, development and successful release of world-Class products and database technologies across On Prem, Cloud and Hybrid environments
  • Prior experience engaging with CXO’s, CDO’s, CIOs and CTOs of client companies.
  • A technologist with the communication, consultative, and leadership skills to help guide major projects
  • Proven ability to lead a technology business, including growing talent, driving sales, and overseeing successful delivery of large-scale technical solutions
  • Experience leading teams in complex tech organizations that work with technology products at scale and make use of agile methodologies and tools
  • Core focus on developing future talent by empowering direct reports with knowledge and opportunities to grow in their careers
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills while working with technical teams and engineers
  • Leading project teams through agreed upon phases of project governance, requirements definition, vendor selection, risk analysis, customization, testing, training and rollout of a client's project lifecycle
  • Ability to analyze current state architecture and provide paths forward for improvement particularly towards transformation/migration of cloud data solutions
  • Partner with client technology professionals, and third-party strategic alliances
  • Develop long-term relationships and networks both internally and externally
  • Interact and communicate effectively with teammates, clients, stakeholders, and executives
  • Demonstrate teamwork and responsibility with engagement team members, and staying abreast of IT trends relevant to client's business
  • Balance project timelines and technical goals to articulate pros and cons of ideas or solution approaches
  • Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills, coupled with a strong interest in further developing and integrating enterprise business processes with technology skills
  • Highly motivated and dependable
  • Self-starter and able to handle multiple tasks, projects, and priorities
  • Knowledge of leading practices, benchmarking, peer company environments and prior consulting experience relevant to industry-specific business and technology functions



A Post graduate degree along with a bachelor's degree (Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Mathematics) from an institute of repute.