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Lead Cloud Architect

Date: Apr 16, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID143097BR
Job TitleLead Cloud Architect
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionSolutions & Digital
Service LineSolutions & Digital
Service Line InformationSolutions & Digital services the broader Firm through delivery of core technology and managed services capabilities, collaboration and innovation development services and building our Alliances network.

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 client projects involving both advisory and engineering services.

The Role

Provide Solutions Architecture advice on major projects, including leading the delivery of client engagements
Educate clients on the benefits and value proposition of Cloud
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

The Person

Significant experience in infrastructure architecture, database architecture and networking
Strong experience in efficiently hosting scaled applications in the cloud. Hands-on experience with either AWS, Azure or GCP is highly desired.
Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies
History of successful technical consulting and architecture engagements with large-scale customers or enterprises
Great presentation and persuasion skills with both executives and developers
Strong written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
What we’d love you to have as well but it’s 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 working within Financial Services or other large Enterprises
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

Our Deal

Flexible Working

Our employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!



Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.



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