EY Senior Cloud Architect in Ireland

Senior Cloud Architect


Requisition # IRE001UO

Post Date Jan 18, 2018

At EY, we are expanding our Advisory practice and specifically building our Performance Improvement (PI) team. Due to this expansion we are seeking to recruit Senior Cloud Architects in our practice.

As a Senior Cloud Architect in IT Advisory, you’ll be responsible for working with our clients to leverage cloud technology to drive strategic change for our clients.

Client Delivery: You’ll be responsible for leading the application of cloud services to key strategic programmes for blue-chip clients, ensuring best in class design, leveraging your knowledge and cloud subject matter expertise to transform on premise client IT to best in class cloud hosted solutions.

Business Development: You’ll be responsible for providing SME support and client presentations for complex engagements or elements of highly complex programmes that require significant cloud subject matter expertise to bids and proposals.

Thought Leadership: Drawing on your skills and experience, you’ll create innovative insights and methods for clients looking to adopt cloud technologies to improve their IT service.

TechnicalSkills requirements

You’ll have knowledge and experience of a number of the following areas:

  • Have a proven ability to bedrive cloud adoption and migration at a detailed level across a broadrange of engagement and industries

  • Have a track record of cloudmigration across a number of large scale IT programmes, taking ownershipof the cloud architecture & design activities and outputs

  • Have experience in seekingthe alignment of business and IT, operating across organisational andtechnology teams to adopt cloud services, with common approaches,delivering sustainable, agile and re-usable solutions

  • Ideally accreditation andpractitioner experience of TOGAF and/or IASA

  • Ideally accreditation ofAzure Solution Architect and/or AWS Solution Architect

  • Be comfortable working withclient executives and senior management

  • Have worked in one or moreof the following sectors: Utilities, Banking, Consumer Goods, Tech andMedia, Public Sector, Health, Transport.

Outside of core Cloud Services experience ideally to have experience in one or more of the following: Solution Architecture, Enterprise Architecture, Integration Architecture, Data Architecture, and Development Architecture.

Client responsibilities

  • Lead Cloud Adoption andMigration ITA engagements

  • Drive a fit for purposeCloud Architecture and Design aligned with client wider architecturalprinciples, policies and design

  • Work with engagement leadsto manage design milestones, and ensure effective design governance aroundkey design decisions

  • Work withcompliance/security to ensure that cloud adoption is managed / governed inline with client standards and policies

  • Build strong internal relationships

People responsibilities

  • Develop people througheffectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring all levels of staff

  • Conduct performance reviewsand contribute to performance feedback for all levels of staff

  • Contribute to peopleinitiatives including recruiting, retaining and training ITA Architectureprofessionals

  • Maintain an educationalprogramme to continually develop personal skills

  • Understand, follow and leadstaff in workplace policies and procedures

If you have keen interest in IT in Ireland as well as intellectual curiosity and energy, then the EY Performance Improvement IT Advisory team could be exactly the right place for you.

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.