The Head of Software is responsible for the Software business in the Americas including developing the overall AME software strategy and Go-to-Market in alignement with the IS BU and Americas Sales teams, taking the lead role to evaluate the tools, roles and processes to implement a successful Software practice and lead the launch of this Practice in the Americas. Further priorities in this role will be working with the Central domain and Regional Solutions teams to define our value propostion, grow the pipeline in strong collaboration with Sales and Pre-Sales and contribute to the sale of new Software deals in the region.
Understand the fast growing software market, vendors, and evolving trends especially as it relates to convergence and lifecycle of software technologies.
Work with Orange Solution leads and Product owners to develop an overall AME software strategy that coordinates planning and strategy processes across area(s) of responsibility to prioritize projects/activities for the organization.
Develop a plan to and lead rationalization of Orange AMEs software portfolio.
Lead evaluation of key technology and service feasibility and prepare points of views / proof of concepts (working with the sales and presales organization).
Help build a software practice that differentiates Orange through the early adoption of an innovative business model, solutions and services that our customers needs for their software and digital transformation.
Transform our regional Integration Services business and define new complementary services in collaboration with the Global team.
AME Program Lead to drive the transformational elements across Orange Business Services and deliver the joint go to market with all our partners.
Build and maintain strategic relationships with internal and external customers; including IT partners, senior business leaders and suppliers to increase alignment, understanding of software technology acceptance and change management.
Provide leadership and expertise in the areas of systems analysis, software design, software development, and software release management, successfully following the Agile methodology.
Experience in launching and scaling digital products with the ability to think of the full product life cycle engineering, SaaS pricing, product marketing and client support.
Passion for technology, products, UX and innovation; Experience in implementing modern product development practices (agile, design thinking).
Relish working with small high-impact teams; ambitious and results oriented sets a high bar and leads with example; ability to set a transformative agenda and drive practical execution; ability to operate at senior levels.
Demonstrated success leading medium to large scale initiatives or transformations.
Thorough understanding of application integration, maintenance, architectural integrity, quality assurance and performance of applications.
Proven experience engaging with third party software providers including Cloud and Software as a Service (SaaS) service providers.
Proven knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC, Agile) execution models; good understanding of ITIL v3 Framework.
Business process knowledge in areas such as: sales, marketing, product development, and channel management.
Masters Degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or business administration
The Benefits of being Orange
Because Orange Business Services hires the best people, we work hard to provide benefits that make their lives better, so we offer a comprehensive benefit program which features:
Health coverage for you and your family through medical, dental, and vision plans
Financial protection through disability, life, accidental death and dismemberment, and business travel insurance
A401(k) plan with company match
Tax advantages through flexible spending accounts that allow you to pay for specific health-care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars
To help you manage your work and life needs we offer a life assistance program, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, gym reimbursement, a group legal service plan
Homeowners, automobile, critical illness, accident, hospital indemnity, ID Theft and pet insurance at group rates
Agenerous paid time off program in which the benefits increase along with your tenure with the company
When you join Orange Business Services, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the Orange family, a group of talented women and men who drive innovation, embrace change, and celebrate the global community which is Orange.
Orange Business Services manages and integrates the complexity of international communications, freeing our customers to focus on the strategic initiatives that drive their business. Our extensive experience and knowledge in global communication solutions, together with our understanding of multinational business and local support in 166 countries and territories, ensure that our customers receive a consistent, global solution wherever they do business.
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