Capgemini Enterprise Architect AMS Next Gen in Chicago, Illinois

Group offer Technical Architect AMS Evangelist Role

Job title: AMS Architect – Capgemini global AMS Practice

Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations.

Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of 200,000 team members in over 40 countries. The Group reported 2017 global revenues of EUR 12.8 billion.

Capgemini’s AMS practice is one of Capgemini’s 7 key families of offers that will drive growth for the Group in the next 5 years

Towards this ambition, we bring in concentrated efforts and investments at the Group level, which includes setting up a central AMS team of Ninjas, led by a Group Offer Leader. This team will be instrumental in increasing our market share and will take charge of 3 main dimensions:

  • Building the offer foundation both from a Vision, Unique Business Value and Go-To-Market strategy and tooling perspective

  • Enabling the entire internal value chain with Global Sales and delivery Readiness

  • Changing the market perception toward our offer, increasing the effectiveness of demand creation and capture

The context

AMS, application managed services, is a critical revenue stream for the Capgemini group. It represents today a significant share of total revenues globally. Capgemini has a global presence and leads this market, as demonstrated again recently by our Leader position in Next-Gen Application Development and Maintenance services by ISG.

Capgemini delivers integrated AMS services across the full range of customer business and technical requirements. We serve them as a trusted partner throughout their journey to continuous evolution, delivering flexible service options tailored to their business priorities with the 3 following principles in mind:

  • Address the challenges that limit operational effectiveness today.

  • Create a culture of continuous improvement and increased IT efficiency.

  • Use applications as the catalyst for accelerating business initiatives and time-to-market.

The role and responsibilities

Capgemini is recruiting high profile business & technology executives in order to scale its worldwide business on AMS. This role is of high complexity from a technology and business standpoint, covers potentially all sectors and domains of applications and all potential current and future technology stacks.

The candidate will interact on a daily basis with all units (Global Business Lines, Global & local practices, Applied Innovation Exchanges) of the Capgemini Group. While reporting to the AMS Group Offer Leader, Group Portfolio Officer, the candidate must be able to interact with all leadership stakeholders (Chief Sales Officer, Chief Innovation Officer, Chief Technology Officer, etc.). Geographical priorities are Europe and North America but the role covers the entire geographical scope of Capgemini.

The primary role of the candidate will be to be one of the top recognized leaders of the construction and execution of Capgemini’s business on AMS. The candidate should have a “builder” and pragmatic mindset, meaning that we are not looking for strong leaders “only” able to articulate a vision, but also able to drive its execution in a very concrete manner and tangible business outcomes (bookings, contribution margin, revenue, market recognition).

The role demands a high level of autonomy, a strong appetite to drive change and overcome organizational complexity, a high level of “drive” to build a business from the current strong foundations to a potential billion-scale business.

With your team, you will share the following responsibilities:

  • Building the new foundations of the offer, strengthening our value proposition and articulating our unique business value

  • Supporting the continuous improvement of the offer

  • Developing a set of Go To Market Assets

  • Orchestrating the deployment of the offer in regional Center of Excellence (CoE), responsible for pre-sales and delivery

  • Ensuring sales and delivery readiness

  • Creating market demand

  • Working as deal coaches for the bid teams to secure the win of large or strategic deals.

  • Handle client interactions with respect to presales scenarios associated with leads and opportunities.

  • Obviously, you will also have exposure to large scale customer platforms deals / engagements with multinational clients in his market.

Candidate profile

We are ideally seeking candidates with the following expertise, supported by a minimum of 5 years of pre-sales and delivery experience:

  • Application managed service big deal (100M$ ) pre-sales

  • Multi-tower pre-sales

  • Application managed service engagement governance

  • Application managed service Opportunity qualification and estimation, pricing and contract elaboration

  • Legacy and Modern Application architecture

  • Application Modernization approaches

  • Application Performance Management

  • Business Process Management

  • Agile principles, deployment at scale frameworks and methodologies

  • Abreast knowledge of new technology areas like cloud, AI, ML and proven track record of applying them in large deals to cause a differentiation to win.

  • Business and operating model of at least one industry sector

  • Strategy

  • Story boarding

  • Offer or product development

The foundational skills that the candidate should be able to demonstrate:

  • High creativity

  • Understanding of market dynamics, the tactics played by various service integrators and both the stated and unstated asks of the customers

  • Understanding of the entire eco system of advisors, analysts, partners and media, and handle it to elevate our positioning and recognition.

  • CxO communication

  • Excellent articulation and extempore presentation skills and exhibit the knack of handling complicated business situations

  • A self-motivated la niaque personality with the capacity of multi-tasking and ability to accept change.

  • Ability to work in a complex matrixed organization and to deliver the desired results successfully by collaborating and managing situations with no demarcated authority.

Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Capgemini.

Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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About Capgemini

A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of 200,000 team members in over 40 countries. The Group reported 2017 global revenues of EUR 12.8 billion (about $14.4 billion USD at 2017 average rate).

Visit us at www.capgemini.com . People matter, results count.

Job:

Organization: Capgemini America, Inc

Title: Enterprise Architect AMS Next Gen

Location: IL-Chicago

Requisition ID: 041329