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Sr. Manager - Innovations

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Date: 21-Sep-2022

Location: Mumbai, India

Company: Tata Communications

Role Description

Tata Communications is looking for a recognized authority and leading contributor within the Corporate Strategy and Innovations team to provide consistent high quality and innovative solution leadership based on a on a strong development mindset. The ideal candidate would lead the thought leadership and effectively help design bespoke solution designs combining the different aspects of engagement(s) ensuring high quality, integrated software solutions within constraints of time and budget for next generation networking, cloud & edge and technologies like 5G, SD-WAN etc

The position would be for a Sr Manager level based out of our India (preferably Mumbai) office to join our Corporate Strategy and Innovations team. The ideal candidate is expected to engage with Cloud ISVs, System Integrators, Developers and customers around the globe and provide deep business and strategy insights, business execution plans and subject matter expertise to help customer and partners design, architect, and implement transformational Edge use cases and solution via quick POC’s.

The candidate is expected to develop multi-stack architectures using DevOps principles and apply a software-based framework for complex Proof of Concepts around bespoke customer use cases.

Key Responsibilities and skills

  • Strong technology acumen with ability to deep dive into technology evaluation, architecture and use case analysis
  • Experience in developing complex product designs using SDLC principles combining different aspects of technology from networking, cloud computing and edge architectures
  • Ability to engage customers in a strategic dialogue around use case exploration and value discovery in new business areas leveraging emerging technologies
  • Agility and proactiveness in dual research-based and experiment-led approach to creating disruptive innovation
  • A go-getter with whatever it takes mindset
  • Complete knowledge of DevOps tools like Docker, Kubernetes, Git and deep knowledge of application of these principles in edge cloud, networking and emerging technology use cases
  • Experience and knowledge in the domain of cloud and Kubernetes based SOA with DevOps
  • Knowledge of scripting languages like Python, JavaScript, and HTML

Key Responsibilities and skills

  • Hands-on experience with microservices and distributed application architecture. Previous experience with a deep architecture knowledge is acceptable
  • Developing repeatable products and offerings in the edge computing, private 5G and cloud computing ecosystem after extended and deep ended conversations with customers, ecosysem vendors, partners, consultants and leading startups.
  • Experience in new product development a plus
  • Demonstrated experience in collaborating with cross functional leadership from engineering and product
  • Up to 20% travel may be necessary.

You have (Qualification and exp)

You have (Qualification and exp)

  • This role must have the ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the organization and interact daily with executive management, sales and product and engineering leads
  • A master’s degree in business administration (MBA) or Master’s in technology/Science (Telecom/Computers) is preferred though not a binding requirement.
  • 8-12+ years of working in telecommunications or a cloud computing org
  • Knowledge of the primary AWS services (EC2, ELB, RDS, Route53 & S3) or similar services with any other cloud provider
  • Leading highly available and fault-tolerant enterprise and web-scale software deployments
  • Deep understanding of technologies such as Redis, Kafka, MongoDB etc
  • Infrastructure automation through DevOps scripting (E.g. shell, Ruby, PowerShell)

You have (Qualification and exp)

  • Configuration management using CloudFormation, Chef & Puppet
  • Strong practical Linux and Windows-based systems administration skills in a Cloud or Virtualized environment
  • Designing and/or Deploying Micro-services based architecture and to segment latency and non-latency application
  • Atleast 5+ years of technology consulting and/or relevant industry experience in Cloud architecture, DevOps and SDLC
  • Strong background in DevOps/Automation methods and tools – e.g., Jenkins, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform, OpsWorks, CloudFormation, Python, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Experience with security and networking principles and design patterns • Familiarity with agile development methods
  •  Excellent communication and consultative skills
  • Clearly demostrating the pros and cons of Edge computing architectures to developers and Stake holders.
  • Understanding the customers application architecture and work for the pertinent solution.

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