Manager - Azure Solution Architect


  • Dubai
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 3 months ago
Job Description

Manager - Azure Solution Architect r

are growing the Technology Strategy team in Digital & Innovation Practice to
respond to the increasing demand for cloud advisory services. In particular, we
are seeking cloud technologists with strategy and/or architecture backgrounds
and experience with either Platform as a Service, or cloud orchestration
technologies, or both.
clients have a wide range of choice in cloud and look to KPMG to develop robust
and executable strategies which demonstrate how specific cloud technologies can
be integrated (with appropriate tooling) to fulfil their business purpose; for
example, a data-rich organisation may integrate a different cloud solution and
tool it differently to an organisation with complex custom applications. Some
may go to cloud to fulfil their digital ambitions; others, may have a narrower
KPMG helps
these organisations understand and evaluate their strategic options, build
business cases, design the roadmaps to cloud and then continually optimise.
This is a
Manager role and has three key areas of responsibility;
· Responsible for delivering complex,
multi-stakeholder advisory services around cloud platforms
· Contribute to developing our market
growth in cloud advisory
· Contribute to our wider strong Technology
Strategy capability group

Roles and
Technology Strategy advisors are required to use their industry experience and
subject matter knowledge to provide services in the following areas:
Client Delivery;
high quality advisory services which bring insight to complex technology
problems Lead
engagements and manage schedule and cost budgets Good
stakeholder management; managing expectations and gaining support Provide
insight across cloud technologies, but with a particular specialism in
either PaaS or cloud orchestration tooling Market Development
· Working with colleagues to identify
and develop specific engagement opportunities - translating potential demand
into new engagements
· Developing strong client
relationships, understanding business problems and identifying commercial
opportunities for KPMG
· Managing and coordinating internal
risk/engagement management processes.
Capability Development;
to the development of a vibrant and profitable Technology Strategy
Capability Group Contributing
to further the development of Digital and Innovation's market facing
propositions and assets Working
with colleagues to maximise our knowledge and experience. Harvesting approaches and credentials Sharing
knowledge, coaching and advising colleagues.

& Skills:
we are looking to strengthen our team with deep subject matter expertise and
experience from either industry, product or consulting background. Candidates
should be able to demonstrate;
· The ability to deliver high quality
strategy and technology architecture work
· Good communication skills and the
ability to influence at a senior level
· A detailed understanding of cloud
architecture and tooling. This should include several (but need not include
all) of the following:
o DevOps
tooling such as Docker, Splunk,
o Orchestration
brokerage / tooling such as VMWare, RightScale, Agility, RedHat
o Infrastructure
cloud such as Azure and AWS
o Platform
as a Service such as, Open PaaS, AWS, BlueMix, OpenShift, Cloud
· Industry awareness of key methodologies,
approaches and market trends.
· A natural interest in technology,
being passionate about the benefits that technology can bring
· 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

· Some knowledge and experience of
advisory services or large and complex transformations
· Experience in the production and
implementation of cloud architectures covering multiple infrastructure
technologies, associated Infrastructure / Application architecture, development
and operating models; and/or including cloud orchestration tooling
· Good practical experience in delivering
large scale, enterprise wide architecture transformation and consulting
· Experience of providing several of
the following services:
o Assurance
/ IT Audit / Assessment
o Strategy
development / Reference model definition
o Technical
o Solutions
architecture & designs
o Implementation
o Technical
o IT
Sourcing / Benchmarking

Contract Type


Job Level




Service Line

IT Advisory

Full Time / Part Time

Full Time

Sub Region



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