Chief Technologist & Digital Transformation leader - Travel & Transportation

Mclean, VA
Jul 06, 2018
Jul 16, 2018
Full Time
DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) is the world's leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. The company's technology independence, global talent and extensive partner alliance combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions. DXC Technology is recognized among the best corporate citizens globally.Chief Technologist & Digital Transformation leader - Travel & Transportation, we are open to anywhere in the US or Canada, * A Chief Technologist (CT) is a strategic member of the organization, who partners with clients to provide business, technology and industry thought leadership to our global accounts. * CT's are well-versed with the DXC portfolio and also strategic alliances, providing innovative ideas to the account team and customer. * Primary objective of the CT is to be a key advisor to the client (C-Suite), to influence their perceptions, preferences and direction. * They will focus on the customer's business challenges and goals, engaging early and proactively to leverage best practices from DXC and DXC partners * They will need to establish and maintain key relationships with the customer's Business, Operations and Technology leadership teams * A CT should be a recognized authority on leading-edge technologies, emerging solutions, best practices and transformations with a proven track record. * They will cultivate and champion large digital transformation initiatives that impacts a client near term goals and longer term vision (ideation through MVP) * A CT is expected to collaborate both externally with clients and internally with key stake holders to help drive the direction of platforms, products and partners., * As a member of the Office of the CTO, address business revenue and margin targets, while exceeding customer expectations * Become the trusted advisor to the client, while establishing and maintain relationships with key Strategic Alliances. * Share global industry trends and provide forward thinking insights and suggestions to clients. * Identify, qualify and orchestrate the appropriate resources to strategic opportunities to address client needs * Assist in developing client strategies, architectures, blue prints, roadmaps and transformation plans to achieve future success * Able to successfully operate within a highly matrixed and complex technical and business environment with the capability to identify, qualify and direct / orchestrate cross DXC opportunities. * Capable of managing a complex portfolio which contains multiple engagements and innovative initiatives (MVP). * As an industry expert, develop and syndicate thought leadership throughout DXC and across the industry. * As a voice of the customer and overall industry, translate requirements to develop complex solutions that meet, if not exceed client expectations.* College/University graduate degree required and post graduate degree desired. * 15+ years of related industry experience. * 15+ years of experience in Enterprise IT, Management/Technology consulting, Software development and/or Enterprise/Solution architecture * Proven experience as a senior business, technology and/or operations leaders * Experience leading Digital Transformations is highly desirable (technology, operations, finance, organization) * Demonstrated and sustained results achievement Knowledge and Skills * Excellent executive communication/presentation skills, collaborator, consultative-selling, critical thinking, data driven analysis, design thinking, Agile/XP and timely follow-through. * Adept at leading change and driving meaningful outcomes at the executive level * Expert knowledge of industry trends, leading change and Digital Transformation * Ample hands-on experience with emerging technologies (Cloud Service Providers, Cybersecurity, AI/ML, AR/VR, IOT, Distributed Ledger Technology, Industry 4.0, DevSecOps, API/Serverless, Platform Ecosystems) * Handle multi-disciplinary decisions and issues beyond the bounds of the assigned engagement but within compliance of DXC standards of business conduct. * Location: Any major city in the United State or Canada * Deep client relationships and industry experience as a senior business leader, IT leader, Consultant or Strategic Advisor, focused on Travel and Transportation, * Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience * Bachelor's degree in computer science, business administration, or related field preferred * Fifteen or more years of technical consulting or computer science experience * Experience working with technology industry and architecture * Experience working with technical products, vendors, and families of technology * Experience working with mainframes, scheduling software, and other related technologies * Experience working with project management methodology such as Catalyst including budget development, project planning, control and assurance methodologies, project management software and finance and accounting knowledge, * Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills * Strong communication skills to communicate with clients, support personnel, and management * Strong analytical and problem solving skills * Strong interpersonal skills to communicate with clients and management * Leadership skills * Ability to work in a team environment * Willingness to travel

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