The Rackspace Consulting Architecture and Engineering team delivers guidance, advice and technology implementation services to customers who are moving to the cloud. We build solutions that help our customers to deliver value faster.
We are looking for an additional Consulting Architecture and Engineering Manager to join the team
As a Consulting Architecture and Engineering Manager, you will lead a team of up to ten architects and engineers, who work on delivering a wide range of technical solutions to our customers and are primarily involved in building cloud-native solutions on platforms such as Google Compute Platform, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, using a wide range of modern technologies and processes.
Next to having line management responsibilities for a team of up to 10 consultants, you will be involved in demand management for the team, dealing with pre-sales and working together as part of the management team on building out the structure for future growth of the organization. As part of the role you will have the following responsibilities:
People management** :**
Engagement managemen** t**
Resource and demand management
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of managing technical teams, preferably in a professional services organization. The role requires no hands-on project or delivery work. However, given the highly technical environments in which we operate, a solid understanding of cloud technology, its benefits and challenges, is required.
Prior experience of delivering technical services in IT
Previous experience of managing a team of IT professionals, including hiring and personal development of team members
Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to deliver presentations on team performance, both internally and externally
Ability to deliver constructive and continuous feedback
Strong attention to detail is required to deliver high quality reports
Able to build and maintain strong relationships with people at various levels in the business, both at customer site and within the wider Rackspace organization
Ability to travel within the region to work with customers and Rackers on-site.
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