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Principal Advisory Consultant

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IO Global, creator of the Cardano blockchain platform, is looking for a Principal Advisory Consultant to join its Professional Services team. You are action-oriented, passionate about technology, and visionary, and will help IOG’s enterprise customers understand, plan and implement core disruptions to incumbent business models. As part of the Professional Services group you will work every day to apply blockchain technologies and solve people’s problems. You will bridge the gap between real-life problems and tip-of-the-spear technology. If you are curious about how this new industry will shape the world, you are in the right place!

Your mission

As a Principal Advisory Consultant, you will help customers and partners implement the changes to IT strategies, policies, processes, people, governance and partnerships that are required to execute business and technical transformation with decentralized ledger technologies. You will:

  • Participate in pre-sales processes to understand customers’ requirements, business models and strategies
  • Work directly with IOG executives to define cloud and decentralized strategies for enterprises
  • Become a trusted adviser to executives in the client organization
  • Understand and be able to explain blockchain and IT industry trends
  • Analyze application portfolios, identify dependencies and common infrastructure platform components, and assess migration/integration feasibility
  • Design hybrid centralized/decentralized, on-premise/cloud solutions for technology clusters and patterns
  • Create business models that feed into customers’ strategic decisions in adopting and implementing blockchain technologies
  • Collaborate with consulting and managed services partners to create and execute plans
  • Achieve a balance between innovation, execution, and a strong customer and quality focus
  • Implement large enterprise IT change management programs
  • Understand customer business drivers and strategies, architectures, cloud adoption roadmaps, and operating models
  • Use performance indicators to measure and monitor benefits
  • Be a strong leader who can prioritize well, and who understands how to drive focus and excellence within a strong, talented, opinionated team
  • Play a key role in integrating and adaptating blockchain technologies for existing enterprise systems.

Requirements

Your expertise

  • At least 10 years’ experience of dealing directly with enterprise clients, and delivering strategic, consultative services in a sales or professional services role
  • At least seven years’ experience in leadership positions
  • Experience with both on-premise and cloud environments
  • Experience with blockchain technologies
  • Hands-on experience leading large cloud-based IT transformation projects
  • Experience with agile enterprise IT management frameworks
  • Experience as an enterprise architecture or digital transformation practitioner
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as leadership skills
  • The ability to communicate complex technical issues simply and convincingly to a range of audiences
  • Ability to be mobile and travel within the region.

Benefits

Location

IOG is a fully distributed organization and therefore this is a remote position.

All Colleagues

  • Flexible schedule
  • Remote work - ability to work anywhere
  • Laptop reimbursement
  • New starter package to buy hardware essentials (headphones, monitor, etc)
  • Competitive PTO and Sick Leave plan

US Employees

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits coverage through Anthem with 100% premium cost covered by IO Global for the employee and dependents
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life Insurance

UK Employees

  • Monthly Health Stipend to use towards any wellness or medical coverage/service
  • Pension
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