Job type full-time
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Ahead builds platforms for digital businessBy weaving together advances in cloud infrastructure, automation and analytics, and software delivery, we help enterprises deliver on the promise of digital transformation.
Ahead is committed to a community of diversity, equity, and inclusionWe encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, and all other candidates who will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives here at ahead.
We are on this journey to ensure that all aheadians feel that they can authentically show up and belong at work.
The delivery manager, in cooperation with the services director, provides technical vision and leadership to the sales and delivery teamsThe delivery manager advises teams on technical issues and their business implications using their expertise in ahead`s core technology competenciesYou will help drive the delivery of client-focused, high-quality projects, ahead offering development, technical pre-sales guidance, internal ip and service delivery framework development, and assisting practice leadership on identifying industry trends and future areas of growth, focusing on modern data-driven solutions for both on-premises and cloud based solutionsThe delivery manager works with peer delivery managers, principal consultants, and project managers to ensure that clients’ business and technical expectations are met appropriatelyThe delivery manager will act as coach, guide, and mentor to team members and will be responsible for the professional growth of those on their team.
Maintain a billable utilization of 50%
Manage a team of 1-6 engineers and architects:
Work with team to build individualized career development plans
Coach, mentor, and develop direct reports, including overseeing new employee on-boarding
Lead employees to meet the organization`s expectations for productivity, quality, and goal accomplishment
Provide effective performance feedback through employee recognition, rewards, and disciplinary action
Actively manage bench time to support progress toward utilization targets, individual development goals, and solution development goals
Understand sales pipeline and team capacity and capabilities and work with practice leadership to adjust staffing plans as needed
Maintain skills and certification inventory of team
Consciously create a workplace culture that supports the values and guiding principles of the organization
Foster a culture of delivering with quality and care
Build and maintain a culture of trust through open and honest feedback and accountability
Provide project support:
Participate in pre-sales and scoping activities, building proposals, pricing, and statements of work, particularly focused on modern data-driven solutions built to run in the cloud.
Work with project managers and the resource management team to identify appropriate resources for projects
Work with director and resource management team to validate and onboard subcontractors and onto projects as applicable
Act as a key contact for projects staffed by team.
Participate in project kick-off, status, close-out, and escalation meetings as needed
Provide expert technical architectural support and guidance for solutions
Continuously improve project scoping and delivery by capturing lessons learned after each engagement and adjusting future proposals and approaches as appropriate
Support solution development and external evangelism:
Work with practice leadership to define the solution development roadmap
Contribute to solution development activities directly and through coordinating time and contributions by the team
Contribute to blog posts, speak at user groups / conferences, and present at internal briefings as needed
Empower employees to take responsibility for their jobs and goalsDelegate responsibility and expect accountability and regular feedback.
Lead employees to meet the organization`s expectations for productivity, quality, and goal accomplishment.
Provide effective feedback and support to individuals through quarterly 1:1’s, quarterly bonus reviews, employee recognition, and rewards.
Work closely with related services team members to understand and provide input on promotions, performance, and if needed, disciplinary action.
10+ years of hands-on experience architecting and configuring data solutionsAreas of experience in areas such as data platform selection, online analytical processing (olap), transaction processing (oltp), nosql, etl troubleshooting, table design, data consolidation, cleansing and analysis.
Preferred experience building highly scalable big data solutions technologies such as hadoop, spark, stream processing and lambda architecture.
Possess a broad base of technical skills, business acumen, and a strong desire to support the client.
Experience managing, mentoring, and coaching people.
Understand the detail behind the implemented solution and having the ability to communicate the high-level vision with the client.
The ability to think past the products and create solutions to meet the business/it needs.
Effectively communicate solutions architecture to the client, third parties, and the team.
Encompass strong listening and interpersonal skills, an ability to solve complex problems, a big picture mentality, and an aptitude to visualize the solution.
Able to foster teamwork among the delivery team(s).
Proficiency in hardware, software and/or operating systems environments.
Ability to manage a team environment.
Proven trouble-shooting & problem solving ability
Presentation and facilitation of executive level meetings, group presentations, and collaborative technical workshops.
Managing projects and team members is preferred
Through our daily work and internal groups like moving women ahead and rise ahead, we value and benefit from diversity of people, ideas, experience, and everything in between.
We fuel growth by stacking our office with top-notch technologies in a multi-million-dollar lab, by encouraging cross department training and development, sponsoring certifications and credentials for continued learning.
We understand that you have a life outside of workThat’s why we offer flexible paid time off, paid company holidays, and the ability for you to manage your work schedule as needed.
Posted 15 days ago