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Cloud Computing careers India - by Karrox Technologies

  2. 2. Cloud Computing… <ul><li>As per IDC, investments in Cloud Computing would be $42b by 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Estimates of requirement of 110,000+ people in India in the next 3 years </li></ul><ul><li>“ Some IT Jobs Will Vanish into Cloud's Mist…” </li></ul><ul><li>Indian Cloud Computing market is over $1b </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud Computing can reduce CAPEX dramatically </li></ul><ul><li>“ The problem is that every tech company now wants to be associated with cloud computing, no matter if their products and services meet the basic criteria” …. A senior industry leader </li></ul>
  3. 3. Cloud Computing & India <ul><li>A senior executive of one of the world large IT cos. remarked that with cloud computing he could “ eliminate a whole bunch of actually U.S.-based jobs and kind of replace them with two folks out of India .“ </li></ul><ul><li>He also said if IT outfits don't embrace the cloud and send their jobs to India they probably will not be around five to 10 years. </li></ul><ul><li>Every IT professional needs to get ready to deal with the Cloud ! </li></ul><ul><li>With Cloud Computing picking up in India, SMBs which cannot spend on infrastructure/ hardware/ data centers/software etc. will still be able to use any technology they want… hence the requirement of IT professionals will go up . Indian IT companies will focus more on domestic demand. </li></ul><ul><li>IT employees nurturing hopes of onsite projects in exciting locales have to get used to the idea that more work will happen offshore .   </li></ul>
  4. 4. How will IT jobs change ? <ul><li>Project Management </li></ul><ul><li>Application Dev. & IT Management </li></ul><ul><li>IT Maintenance & Operations </li></ul><ul><li>High </li></ul><ul><li>Medium </li></ul><ul><li>Low </li></ul>Track Skills Requirement Cloud Impact on role <ul><li>Low </li></ul><ul><li>Medium </li></ul><ul><li>High </li></ul>
  5. 5. How will IT jobs change ? <ul><li>a Forrester analyst. &quot;The cloud is accelerating that movement of technology into the business, with business-process-level expertise becoming more important than ever.&quot; Formerly technology-centric jobs will require a lot more nontechnical, business-oriented capabilities , he says, and IT staffers will increasingly come from the business end of the organization. </li></ul><ul><li>The IT jobs most at risk are those focused on configuring and maintaining infrastructure : &quot;Any time you have outsourcing of functionality, the need for administrative skills installing the latest patch goes away,“… </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;I don't see nearly as many enterprise job openings for server administrators, database administrators, and infrastructure and network people as I saw in the past,“….. </li></ul>
  6. 6. How will IT jobs change ? <ul><li>&quot;IT pros with experience in Web scale-out deployments -- including building, managing, and optimizing these applications -- will grow in demand, as will professionals with experience with virtualization .“ </li></ul><ul><li>Within enterprise IT, there will a growing job emphasis on managing contracts with the service providers. &quot;You'll see more positions in supplier relationship management and coordination,&quot; says Gartner's McDonald. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;They'll also need people who can understand and manage the parts of those cloud technologies that are retained inside the organization,&quot; he adds. </li></ul>
  7. 7. How will IT jobs change ? <ul><li>So what should today's IT employee do to protect his or her career? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Look for the skills the company is going to need five years from now , not now, and start building them,&quot; advises Forrester's Schadler. &quot;These include vendor contract management, integration with the cloud, analytics, rich lightweight Internet workforce applications, mobile applications -- these are all skills for the next decade,&quot; he says. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Demand for People Marketing Sales Systems Admin Maintenance MIS Training Teaching Research Server consolidation Clustering Storage Architecting Solutions Development Testing Database Security Migration Consulting
  9. 9. Employers IT Services Cos. Product Development Companies Systems Integrators Training Cos. Security Cos. Cloud Operators Business Intelligence Cos. Consulting Companies Educational Institutions IT Users – Governments, PSU, PSBs, Private Cos., SMBs, MNCs, Regulators
  10. 10. Sample Openings <ul><li>Job Description : CMMI Level 5 Co. Position : Technical Architect Exp : 7+ Yrs Skills: Cloud Computing (PaaS/SaaS) /Grid Computing / P2P Expert with Strong Java skills .  Desired Candidate Profile Should be willing to relocate to Bangalore.  Experience Required : 7 - 12 Years Education Required : UG - B.Tech/B.E. - Any Specialization PG - M.Tech - Any Specialization,MCA - Computers   </li></ul>
  11. 11. Sample Openings <ul><li>Job Description Software Engineer 1. BE/MCA with 2 years experience 2.       Exp in APEX, Visualforce, APIs, Amazon Integration 3.      Exp in APEX, Visualforce, APIs, ExtJs Library </li></ul><ul><li>4.      Exp in SaaS, Cloud Computing,, development SFDC, Force com, JavaScript, and XML and Strong with configuration, customization, programming with APEX APIs, APEX Triggers </li></ul><ul><li>5.       Exp in Microsoft Azure preferably in Data Analytics/Telecom Exp in Amazon Web Services. Windows Azure Platform 6.       Strong people management and leadership skills </li></ul>
  12. 12. Sample Openings <ul><li>Degree in engineering, computer science or equivalent education and experience. </li></ul><ul><li>Year of Experience: Minimum of 6 year experience in IT / MIS with 3 year experience on cloud computing. </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Skills: </li></ul><ul><li>* Virtualisation technologies (Hypervisors) such as VMWare, KVM, Hyper V and Xen * Building Cloud Environments with Eucalyptus, VMWare … etc. Strong network and security architecture experience. Architecting and building solutions leveraging cloud computing service like Metering and autoscaling features * Cloud migration, data center migration, or server consolidation project * Establish and Maintain cloud environment addressing security, reliability, availability, capacity, latency, and other concerns with tools </li></ul><ul><li>* Java architecture and development experience to support product integration requirements * Flexible, continuous learner and knowledge sharer, works well in team environment and effective working in new areas </li></ul><ul><li>Preferred Skills: </li></ul><ul><li>* Unix * Perl and Shell scripting </li></ul>
  13. 13. Sample Openings <ul><li>Experience : 10 Years </li></ul><ul><li>Location : South India </li></ul><ul><li>Compensation :Rupees 12,00,000 - 15,00,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Education :UG - B.Sc - Any Specialization,B.Tech/B.E. - Any Specialization,BCA - ComputersPG - M.Sc - Any Specialization,M.Tech - Any Specialization,MCA - Computers </li></ul><ul><li>Role :Tech Architect </li></ul><ul><li>Functional Area:Application Programming, Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Desired Candidate Profile </li></ul><ul><li>More than one year of experience architecting & building solutions leveraging cloud computing service providers such as Amazon Web Services. Full lifecycle experience with at least one cloud migration, data center migration, or server consolidation </li></ul>
  14. 14. Sample Openings <ul><li>  Experience in architecting and delivering SaaS/SOA solutions • Experience in Cisco Unified Computing or a related environment • Be a visionary in the SaaS space, envision innovative services/technologies and run through the execution with the team.  • Ensure high Customer CSAT scores • Interact and work collaboratively with Operations team, to proactively to introduce new service processes ; Enable productivity through tools automation • Write software technical specs and document software design and the major functions in the software. • Guide, mentor and develop a team of skilled software engineers. Be hands on when necessary • Passionate about quality and on time deliveries Skills Required: • Passionate about driving new technology solutions • Software development experience in one or more of the following fields Distributed Applications Cloud Computing UI Development SOA/SaaS Models • Excellent Technical grasp on Java/J2EE Environment, Agile Development and Legacy C/C++ Development • Sun Certified Enterprise Architect (SCEA) </li></ul>
  15. 15. Sample Openings <ul><li>Analyst </li></ul><ul><li>Citrix Xen Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud Computing Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Data Center Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Director </li></ul><ul><li>Grid Computing Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Helpdesk & Support </li></ul><ul><li>Hyper-V Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>IT Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Network Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Pre Sales </li></ul><ul><li>QA Manager </li></ul><ul><li>R&D </li></ul><ul><li>Sales </li></ul><ul><li>Security Consultants </li></ul><ul><li>Software Architect </li></ul><ul><li>Software Developer </li></ul><ul><li>Software Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Software Tester </li></ul><ul><li>Solutions Architect </li></ul><ul><li>Storage Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>System Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Test Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Trainer </li></ul><ul><li>Web Architect </li></ul><ul><li>VMware Consultant </li></ul>
  16. 16. Prospective Employers..... <ul><li>HCL </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo </li></ul><ul><li>Cisco </li></ul><ul><li>IBM </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft </li></ul><ul><li>Amazon </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>HP </li></ul><ul><li>Oracle </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Wipro </li></ul><ul><li>TCS </li></ul><ul><li>Infosys </li></ul><ul><li>VMware </li></ul><ul><li>Nokia </li></ul><ul><li>ACS </li></ul><ul><li>Informatica </li></ul><ul><li>Vertex </li></ul><ul><li>Parascale </li></ul><ul><li>LSI </li></ul><ul><li>Pylon </li></ul><ul><li>Kaavo </li></ul><ul><li>Nirvanix </li></ul><ul><li>Engine Yard </li></ul><ul><li>RightScale </li></ul><ul><li>Skytap </li></ul><ul><li>3Tera </li></ul><ul><li>Enomaly </li></ul><ul><li>Heroku </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperic </li></ul><ul><li>Joyent </li></ul><ul><li>Mosso </li></ul><ul><li>10Gen </li></ul><ul><li>Compro </li></ul><ul><li>Jamcracker </li></ul><ul><li>Edista </li></ul><ul><li>Astegic </li></ul><ul><li>Indmax </li></ul><ul><li>Zaloni </li></ul><ul><li>Objectwin </li></ul><ul><li>Cumulux </li></ul><ul><li>BCS Tech </li></ul><ul><li>Innovision </li></ul><ul><li>BR Ray Softech </li></ul><ul><li>ARMS </li></ul><ul><li>Astadia </li></ul><ul><li>Perot </li></ul><ul><li>NEC </li></ul>
  17. 17. Prospective Employers..... <ul><li>Netmagic </li></ul><ul><li>Bharti Airtel </li></ul><ul><li>University of Luxembourg </li></ul><ul><li>Carnegie Mellon </li></ul><ul><li>King Abdullah University of Science </li></ul><ul><li>University of Innsbruck </li></ul><ul><li>Barcelona Supercomputing Centre, Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Chalmers University, Sweden </li></ul>
  18. 18. What should I do ? <ul><li>Start learning new technologies such as Virtualization/ Cloud Computing/ Web Programming etc… </li></ul><ul><li>Understand businesses, processes and domains… just don’t be a techie </li></ul><ul><li>Get into high end consulting : Just don’t remain behind the desktops, move around and look for opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare yourself for qualitative change in the jobs you are doing/ want to be doing </li></ul><ul><li>Take the plunge </li></ul>
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