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Cloud Transformation Architect - Senior Manager - IGH

Date: Apr 20, 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

- Building 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 cultures

You will have three key areas of responsibility:

• Manage complex, multi-stakeholder advisory services around cloud platforms.

• Contribute to developing our market growth in cloud 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 cloud 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 cloud 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 cloud architectures their challenges and benefits.

- Industry awareness of key methodologies, approaches and market trends, including cloud ready, cloud native, iaas, paas, saas and other as a service options.

- 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.


- Experience working with working with Gov technology departments.

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

- A passion for technology and cloud.

- Desire to deliver to a high standard in a suitable timeframe.

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

- Experience of: technical reviews and assessments, cloud strategy, cloud architectures, cloud roadmaps, cloud solution design, and related sourcing activities.

- Experience of several of: AWS, Azure, Google, micro services, APIs, containers, cloud data models, cloud integration, and cloud migration tools.

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