Technical IoT Consultant
Summary of Department Focus
Cognizant’s Connected Products (CCP) Business Unit is looking for IoT experts like yourself who are ready to join a world class team of IoT consultants and engineers. We partner with global businesses & brands to realize the business value of IoT at scale and in turn redefine the human experience.
We provide solutions that can deliver both more efficient business through digitization and contribute to more innovation and development. We have a global network of laboratories and technology centers that we use to design, develop and create new products and services for our customers.
Summary Job Description
As a Technical IoT consultant you will play a very central role in the development of the department in Switzerland. You will need a strong technical background with IoT expertise and strong business acumen. You will help our customers develop and implement their IoT strategy. You will also provide oversight and guidance to project teams on medium sized to large projects while working closely with business stakeholders.
Organize work to implement changes in a high-speed environment with entrepreneurial spirit and high growth
Identify trends and drivers in the IoT space and provide insights into the development of strategic solutions
Active involvement in business consulting, road mapping and solutioning for Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Product Development
Support pre-sales, manage client discussion and relations (solution proposals, project scoping, solution designing and implementation)
Moderate and actively participate in client workshops with a focus on Visioning, Ideation, Use-Case definition, and road mapping
Analyse client business processes, re-engineer the client’s processes to improve efficiency and enable new business models
Provide consulting for product evaluation and platform selection
Key Competencies / Knowledge / Experience
Experience in business/technical consulting and project implementation
Knowledge of one or more leading IoT platforms – PTC Thingworx, Microsoft Azure, GE Predix etc.
Very good communication and presentation skills
Strong industry domain know-how supported by extensive thought leadership with specialization in one or more of the respective domains: Research and Development, Supply Chain, Production & Manufacturing, Life Sciences
Experience in developing and quality assuring IoT architectures
Knowledge of Lean manufacturing or Six Sigma would be an advantage
Fluent English and German language skills (both verbal and written)
Entrepreneurial drive, a can-do attitude, team spirit, a flexible personality and the ability to cope with pressure in fast-paced, time-sensitive, and innovative business environments
Higher degree in IT/Science/Business economics
Lean six-sigma black belt (nice to have)
Employee Status : Full Time Employee
Shift : Day Job
Travel : No
Job Posting : Dec 20 2018
Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 195 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us on Twitter: Cognizant.