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Cloud Consultant Architect

Date: Feb 16, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The team

KPMG’s CIO Advisory practice helps clients transform the way that CIOs and their management teams manage and deliver IT services to their customers by leveraging our capabilities in the following areas:

• IT Effectiveness
• IT Sourcing
• IT Service Management
• Technology Architecture

We are growing our team to meet an ever increasing demand for our market leading services and are seeking your relevant expertise and experience to join us.

Joining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.

The Role

- Building global relationships and actively seeking out the global networks best experts to address client needs
- Communicating compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems
- Building constructive working relationships across different teams, functions, countries or culturesYou will have three key areas of responsibility:

- Manage complex, multi-stakeholder advisory services around enterprise technology platform transformation.
- Contribute to developing our market growth in technology architecture advisory.
- Contribute to our wider capability group by developing services and people.You are required to use your industry experience and subject matter knowledge as follows:

Client Delivery
• Deliver high quality advisory services which bring insight to complex technology problems.
• Lead engagements and manage schedule and cost budgets.
• Good stakeholder management
• Provide insight across enterprise technologies.

Market Development:
• Work with colleagues to identify and translate potential demand into new engagements.
• Understand business problems and identify commercial opportunities for us.
• Manage and coordinate internal risk/engagement management processes.

Capability Development:
• Contribute to the development of a vibrant and profitable Technology Architecture Capability Group.
• Contribute to the development of market facing propositions and assets.
• Collaborate with colleagues to maximise and share our knowledge and experience.

The Person

- Recognises the importance of continuous self and team development and actively strives to achieve this.
- Helps others to understand how their work contributes to the overall success of an engagement and the wider firm
- Fosters a sense of self belief and confidence in others
- Seeks to understand others motivations
- Supports others to make brave decisions

- Subject matter expertise and experience from either industry, product or consulting background.
- The ability to deliver high quality enterprise technology strategy and technology architecture work.
- Business development and sales capability.
- Good communication skills and the ability to influence at a senior level.
- A detailed understanding of enterprise architectures their challenges and benefits.
- Industry awareness of key methodologies, approaches and market trends, including enterprise architecture frameworks, business and technology capabilities and solutions, internal and external integration, and traditional and aglie development.
- Experience of one or more traditional hosting platforms including Mainframe (e.g. IBM z Series, Unisys, Fujitsu), Midrange / Unix (e.g. IBM Power Series, IBM p Series, IBM i Series, AS400, Oracle / Sun Solaris, HP-UX).
- Experience of public, private and/ hybrid cloud solutions.Desirable:

- Experience within the Financial Services Industry or with other large enterprises.
- Practical experience in delivering large scale, enterprise wide, complex transformations.
- A passion for technology.
- High energy levels, coupled with a desire to deliver to a high standard in a suitable timeframe.
- Self-motivation and ability to inspire and motivate others.
- Experience of: technology reviews and assessments, enterprise technology strategy, enterprise technology architectures, roadmaps, solution design, and related sourcing activities.
- Experience of several of: COTS applications, in-house developed applications, integration and APIs, data models and data technologies, and technology migration

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