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Cloud Transformation Architect

Date: Apr 15, 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.

The Role

- Developing lasting client relationships and actively building a network and range of experience to help address client needs

- Provide compelling and well thought out solutions to problems of moderate complexity

You will work with KPMG architects, client architects and senior IT leaders to:

- Act as a senior SME for the sales and delivery of advisory services around Enterprise Architecture

- Develop advisory assets, toolkits and thought leadership around our advisory services to contribute to market growth.

- Contribute to our wider capability group by participating in and leading people and capability initiatives.

To do this, you will need to bring industry experience and architecture subject matter knowledge:

Client Delivery

- Deliver high quality advisory services which bring architecture rigour and insight to complex technology problems.

- Contribute to disciplined execution of advisory services by adhering to budget and schedule.

- Good stakeholder management.

Market Development:

- Contribute to business development including Requests for Proposals and new assets.

- Build strong client relationships, through high quality delivery and close attention to underlying business problems.

- Adhere to internal risk/engagement management processes.

Capability Development:

- Contribute to the development of a vibrant and profitable Technology Architecture Capability Group.

- Contribute to thought leadership.

- Collaborate with colleagues to maximise our shared knowledge and experience.

The Person

- Anticipates the viewpoint of others, listens and addresses concerns

- Builds co-operative relationships and fosters an environment in which everyone’s opinion is valued

- Provides on-going feedback, coaching and mentoring that supports individuals development needs and career aspirations

- Proactively engages in cross-functional communications and sharing of information.


- Subject matter expertise and experience from either industry, product or consulting background.

- The ability to deliver high quality strategy and technology architecture work.

- Good communication skills and client-facing stakeholder management experience.

- Industry awareness of enterprise architecture methodologies, e.g. TOGAF, approaches to delivering enterprise solutions and market trends.

- An understanding of enterprise architecture principles.

- Experience of applying architecture principles to application, data and / or infrastructure components as part of an overall enterprise architecture.


- Enterprise Architecture qualifications (e.g. TOGAF)

- Experience within Public Sector, Utilities, Healthcare or Medium to Large UK only companies

- Experience of applying Enterprise Architecture processes to Digital transformation or DevOps based system development

- Practical experience in large scale, enterprise wide, complex transformations.

- A natural interest in technology, being passionate about the benefits that technology can bring.

- Self-motivation and ability to inspire and motivate others.

- Experience of providing several of the following: Technical reviews and assessments, IT audits, technical roadmaps, architecture and solution designs, IT sourcing, IT strategy.

- Experience of EA tools: one or more of Alphabet, Avolution. biZZdesign, CaseWise, Mega, Plan View or similar tools.

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