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Cloud Consulting Director

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID139904BR
Job TitleCloud Consulting Director
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionSolutions & Digital
Service LineLighthouse
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KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job DescriptionYou will be helping us continuously advance our use of the cloud and being a leader in our Cloud Transformation team. As a senior member of the team, you’ll be speaking with clients, helping them understand why they should adopt public cloud services and how best to make the journey. You’ll also be leading the delivery of critical client projects involving both advisory and engineering services.

What you’ll do

Provide Solutions Architecture advice on major projects, including leading the delivery of client engagements
Educate clients on the benefits and value proposition of Cloud
Lead the development of client proposals and pitches
Ensure success in building and migrating applications to the cloud
Work across major cloud providers like AWS, Microsoft and Google, leveraging our existing relationships to generate new business
Help define and drive the strategy of the Cloud Transformation team
Provide technical leadership and mentoring to team members
What you’ll have for sure

History of successful technical consulting and architecture engagements with large-scale customers or enterprises
Strong experience in Agile & DevOps methodologies including automation and tooling/pipelines
Great presentation and persuasion skills with both executives and developers
Significant experience in the delivery of technical projects/programmes including infrastructure architecture, database architecture and networking related deliverables
Strong experience in efficiently hosting scaled applications in the cloud. Prior or current hands-on experience with either AWS, Azure or GCP is highly desired.
Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies
Strong written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
What we’d love you to have as well but its not a deal-breaker

Familiarity with common enterprise services (Directory Services, Information Assurance, Virtual Desktop, etc.), products (i.e., Oracle, SAP) and frameworks (ITIL, TOGAF etc.)
Experience migrating or transforming legacy customer solutions to the cloud
Experience of leading & coaching a technical consulting team or teams highly desired
Technical degree desired; Computer Science or Maths background highly desired
What we can offer

Generous pay and benefits such as a subsidised lunch, health care, pension, cycle to work, free day off to celebrate your birthday.
An amazing, fun team of highly talented engineers to work with
Scale – work with some of the biggest businesses in the world on solutions that really matter to them
Flexible and considerate working hours
Excellent relationship with vendors and access to authorities within their field.
A genuine love for technology and a commitment to learn about the latest and greatest in the industry
Applying with a Disability

KPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We pride ourselves on being a place where your individuality is valued; you can be yourself and still achieve your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results to our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG by viewing our Policy.

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.


‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.



Returning to work after a break
At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy


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