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IBM Senior Cloud Strategy Advisor in CALGARY, Alberta


As a Strategy Consultant at IBM, you will help reinvent businesses and industries by developing and utilizing specialized knowledge of industry-specific and cross-industry competitive strategies. You'll manage complex components of an engagement, working closely with clients and their customers to understand their pain points. Your strategic recommendations will drive change in a digitally-enabled era and give you the opportunity to collaborate with highly talented IBMers. Are you ready?

Your Role and Responsibilities

The Enterprise Cloud Strategy practice is the tip of the spear to a critical and rapidly growing cloud service line. IBM Cloud professional services are cloud agostic and the focus is not which platform but why you want to move to cloud and what should transform to yield the business the greatest value. They would be working with a very senior team, owning, delivering and refining industry offerings for NA, leading the multi cloud strategy discussions with clients which bridge business and IT to help clients transform their business with cloud faster, with less risk and at less cost.

Key Responsibilities:

To understand and assess the Current State with the client, conduct interviews, facilitate workshops, manual as well as automated data gathering by leveraging the IBM tools for discovery, data analysis, building roadmaps, create and present options to client. TOM, Cloud Transformation, DevOps Transformation an asset, Cloud M&A experience an asset, Cloud Enterprise Architecture experience and implementing multi cloud strategy experience. Application modernization.

Selected candidate will work with the other CAMS practice line, in particular migration and modernization. They will work closely with the CAMS enterprise architecture team, global technology services (lift and shift migrations), Digitial Strategy Practice, Go to market sales sector teams, and the NA C,loud Advisory Centre of Excellence.

Candidate must have industry experience within Public Sector, FSS and/or Commercial and Industrial. Telecommunications is also an asset. Offerings are industry specific and each industry requires a resource at this level to be not just familiar but experienced in addressing and understanding their unique business challenges as well shaping solutions that align these.

Candidate must have Exemplary communication skills, assertive, strong writing skills, proven leadership and confidence, be a team player, and highly motivated.

Work Location: Western Canada (Calgary, Vancouver), Ottawa (this location requires government clearance), Toronto.

Candidate must have the ability to work in Canada without a current or future need for visa sponsorship. Selected candidates may not need to travel for all projects outside of their metro area. However, all candidates must be able and willing to travel based on assigned project demand. Travel requirements may vary but could be up to 100%. Candidates are not able to refuse project based on travel.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • English is required.

  • 15-20 years working with IT modernization and transformation required.

  • Must currently hold government clearance

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience modernizing traditional IT and business environments to one or all AWS, Azure, Open Source, Google, IBM Cloud required.

  • Certification an asset.

  • PMP is preferred.

  • Spanish and French is an asset.

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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