The Practice Lead– Future Datacenter (FDC)* is responsible for owning and creating the Future Datacenter solutions practice, services practice, sales activities, and solutions development within his/her assigned region. The role functions as a primary business owner, controlling the P&L as well as the development of the technical solutions business in the region. The practice lead is the technical and business owner, responsible for the go to market for cloud solutions, the development of a pre-sales and delivery team, execution of sales collateral and driving marketing activities.
The role also serves as the liaison between the business, customers and professional services delivery resources which include both in-house and partner delivered services. The practice lead will be required to maintain an advanced level of technical knowledge across a dedicated set of foundational technologies to serve as the subject matter expert for that specific subject on a national and/or global scale.
*FDC is the technology practice focused on the delivery of software centric datacenter solutions with an emphasis on Hybrid Cloud and Next Generation datacenter technologies (future in the context of next-gen). The role will require cross solution level technical understanding and expertise across multiple platforms (primarily Windows & Linux), hybrid cloud (with a focus on management, operations, and automation), database (SQL, ORCL, SAP) and public cloud (IaaS, PaaS). While there will be no limitations on the publishers and vendors that can be included in these practice solutions, foundational partners such as, but not limited to, Microsoft, VMware, Red Hat, AWS and IBM will serve as foundational technologies within the stack. The practice will also include “emerging technology” solutions from newer publishers and vendors that are finding traction in the broader marketplace and/or serve a specific niche solution. FDC is one of three global technology practices that also include Future Workplace, and Business Networking & Security.