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EY Technical Delivery Manager – Blockchain – Tech Consulting Manager in Frankfort, Kentucky

Technical Delivery Manager – Blockchain – Tech Consulting Manager


Requisition # UNI00GRU

Post Date Dec 17, 2020

Whole industries have been disrupted and transformed in recent years by digital technology. EY advises clients to understand, architect, select and implement bleeding edge solutions required to efficiently run their businesses, with a focus on Digital and Cloud. These service areas span E-commerce, Blockchain, Solution Architecture, Mobile Applications, Digital Platform Architecture, Digital Technology Strategy, and Digital IT Operations.

The opportunity

You will be a part of the Blockchain team, an innovative and collaborative group of technical developers, cryptographers, mathematicians and business strategists who are dedicated to the application of blockchain technology and the development of world-class products. At EY, you will help our clients, some of the most influential companies, explore emergent applications and transform the way the world does business.

Your key responsibilities

You will have the opportunity to drive the creation of products or assets built on Blockchain technologies and to enable high-value offerings in one or more of our Service Lines. Many offerings, solutions or enablement tools based on Blockchain technologies will require modifications to existing or net new, business models to monetize the value provided. You will support the design and implementation of appropriate new models. You will lead work streams and agile teams of developers to design and develop applications in different blockchain platforms such as Hyperledger, Ethereum, Bitcoin and other distributed computing environments. You will develop business opportunities, working with subject matter experts from Advisory, Assurance, and Tax service lines.

Blockchain technology is a complex emerging capability that is far from mature. Above and beyond any of the “essential” skills for this job, you must have a love of learning and experimentation with new technologies and a passion for learning by doing and leading by example. If you consider yourself an open-source enthusiast, a hobbyist in development or a best-in-class software product developer with a desire to gain knowledge in an emerging market, please apply.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Lead clients to define overall requirements, matching business requirements to functional requirements, and prioritize functionality.

  • In collaboration with service line and account teams, develop collateral materials and other sale assets, meet with account teams and clients, align technical support with account and engagement teams, generally support and enable sales activities.

  • Develop software requirements with industry experts; collaborate with blockchain specialists, engineers and solution development leadership and shepherd the agile development and delivery of prototypes, pilots and production-scale solutions.

  • Keep up to date on emerging capabilities in this fast-growing area and identify where and how new capabilities can be applied.

  • Contribute to EY’s internal knowledge base on best practices in this emerging technology area. Develop thought leadership content representing EY’s POV on blockchain applications to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Drive the process to mature promising concepts into prototypes and ultimately production-scale solutions which can be leveraged in the marketplace.

  • Effectively manage and motivate client engagement and product development teams with diverse skills and backgrounds fostering an innovative and inclusive work environment. Play an active role in counseling and mentoring junior consultants within the organization.

  • Ability to maintain long-term client relationships, network, and cultivate business development opportunities.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Bachelors degree and approximately 5 years of related work experience or a graduate degree and approximately 4 years of related work experience.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in agile application development, preferably on immature platforms and with emerging technologies.

  • Previous development experience working in Agile (SCRUM) and distributed teams.

  • Understanding of web-scale application development architectures such as SOA and SaaS/PaaS.

  • Previous experience of container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes is desirable but not essential.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for technical writing and client presentations.

  • Demonstrated strategic thinking through a proven ability to research client inquiries and emerging issues related to regulations, industry practice and new application technologies.

  • Previous experience working with major cloud technology providers such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform.

  • Previous experience establishing and configuring CI/CD DevOps pipelines using Microsoft Azure Pipelines and/or GitHub Actions.

  • A valid driver’s license in the US; willingness and ability to travel to meet client needs

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Passionate about technology and applying it to business solutions and interested in Blockchain and associated concepts such as smart contracts.

  • Product manager experience in a technology-oriented enterprise.

  • Previous experience deploying and configuring environments using Infrastructure-as-code provisioning tools like Terraform and Ansible is desirable but not essential.

What we look for

We’re interested in self-motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. Someone who can easily function in a collaborative, high demand, performance-driven environment. In addition, we’re looking for people who recognize the accomplishments of the team before the individual and are sought after as people developers. If you’re passionate about problem-solving and helping our clients with some of their most complex issues, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Excellent training and development opportunities through established programs and on-the-job training

  • Feedback on your performance that will accelerate your growth

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

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