Senior Cloud Consultant

  • Location:
    Tokyo, Kanto, Japan
  • Area of Interest
    Professional Services
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id
What You’ll Do

We are looking for a cloud advisor who is able to connect this rapidly changing technology environment with the executive agenda of our clients applying her/his strong business acumen. The Cloud Advisor will consider equally Cisco's solutions and technology as the general market trends and offerings. Trusted cloud advisors will form one of the spearhead initiatives to further Cisco's relevance in this market, and may enable further commercial success for Cisco.

Who You’ll Work With


Advanced Services in APJC plays a vital role in Cisco’s ability to deliver technology solutions that solve our customers most complex challenges. The APJC region is one of Cisco's most diverse businesses. Therefore, our approach to our market cannot be "one size fits all." We balance the use of common procedures for efficiency while enabling our regions to deploy the right delivery models to maximize customer satisfaction, meet our financial goals, and ensure our teams are able to leverage their expertise for the good of the customer, Cisco, and their own career advancement. We do this while simultaneously aiding our customers to capitalize on the digital economy, to a digitized world, the APJC region is committed to excellence in customer delivery.
Who You Are
Consulting experience
10+ years IT professional services experience, 5+ years consulting experience.
Able to lead a client-facing consulting engagement, demonstrated consulting business building / selling
Excellent communication and presentation skills at executive level
Can link technological change to business and economic impact
Self Starter, able to structure, prioritize and getting results in the midst of constant change
Comfortable in managing complex client dynamics and the client interface
Diplomatic collaborator within multi-stakeholder client environments, as well as inside of Cisco and with partners
Expectation of up to 80% travel
Awareness and articulation of cloud and data center market trends, customer needs, main competitors, commercial benchmarks in order to explain cloud macro trends and business implications at executive level
Develop and deliver professional services enabling Cisco customers IT agility through the adoption, creation, transition, maintenance or optimization of Devops concepts and Cloud environments.
Awareness of the stages an organization goes through during transformation - vision, strategy, migration (discovery, planning, and execution), and operation.
Three customer references who can be called

Technical experience
Credible in a technical discussion at executive and with expert support at technical level
Experience in large scale Cloud service design, migration & implementation.
Expertise in planning, developing, building and operating Cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure, Docker, Openstack, or VMWare) a must
Demonstrated solid grounding in Cloud Software environments in an area of choice
Working knowledge of leverage and integration of Cloud services such as ServiceNow, PagerDuty, Apptio, Tableau

Recognized in the market as speaker, author, publisher of white papers in this expertise area.
Business and Technical Cloud adoption best practices
A network of first line executive contacts to build business with
ITIL, IT4IT, TOGAF or Scrum (Master or Product Owner,etc.) certification
Experience with open source tools for increased security, reliability and performance
Working knowledge of Software Defined Networking (SDN) development including Openstack Neutron and OpenvSwitch, Openflow, networking virtualization, and KVM/Linux networking.
Expertise in SOA, web services, virtualization, cloud concepts, REST, JSON, XML, MySQL, PHP, LDAP, & object oriented methodologies is desired

Why Cisco


We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.


We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.


We Are Cisco.

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