Head of Engineering (Telco Cloud / Agile Digital Transformation Architecture Consulting)

London, Full time

Our client, one of the world's largest vendors of software related to OSS / BSS / SON / NFV / SDN has acquired a US headquartered consulting company that is focused on agile digital transformation (Cloud / Microservices etc) and they are looking for their first two hires of this business unit in EMEA.
There are two roles: Head of Client Services (sales) and Head of Engineering. 
The head of Engineering could be frome a Consulting Company / Vendor or alternatively come from a Service Provider. 
The role would involve / require: 
  • Extensive experience building and managing executive-level client relationships in a consultancy or agency environment
  • Experience with transformation programs (technology, processes, culture)
  • Proven experience in cloud architecture and technologies, Agile development - Lean and SAFe
  • Experience with establishing architecture and driving implementations with one of the major cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Strong understanding of business processes, with the ability to coach clients in adopting technology that solves their core issues (cloud technologies as main focus area)
  • Experience working collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders, and with guiding the efforts of others to achieve desired outcomes
  • Experience leading development teams and providing relationship management
  • Ability to understand and operate within client political landscapes, and to quickly adjust as needed
  • Demonstrated thought leadership on the impacts of technology in business
  • Bachelor's Degree with 12 or more years of consulting experience
  • Experience with telecommunications
  • Ability to travel frequently
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