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EY Cloud Data and Analytics Platform Architect and Technical Delivery Lead in Wellington, New Zealand

Cloud Data and Analytics Platform Architect and Technical Delivery Lead


Requisition # WEL000CL

Post Date Jun 03, 2021

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all

*The opportunity *

EY’s Data and Analytics team has demonstrated success in delivering innovative solutions to clients across New Zealand and globally.  Our growth in New Zealand is strong, and we are continuing to expand our team in Wellington.

Working in Wellington our high-profile clients across both the public and private sectors, as a Senior Manager – Data Architect and Technical Lead, you will work as part of a broader Data and Analytics team, Technology Consulting and EY team to develop your skills and to contribute to impactful and enduring positive outcomes for New Zealand and New Zealanders.

We seek creative, entrepreneurial, hard-working, experienced and technically capable data professionals who are team players and who have ambition for themselves, and the teams and clients they work with.   As a Senior Manager in our small but growing team in Wellington, you will have the unique opportunity to help shape and grow the team and its culture. We are looking for leaders with a “start-up” mindset who are up for the challenge of helping us to deliver on our ambitious growth goals.

To help you thrive, we will support you through flexible working and a focus on well-being so you will feel free to bring your whole authentic self to work.

Your key responsibilities

  • Provide thought leadership on how our clients can leverage innovative and traditional analytical technologies to deliver business value.  

  • Translate complex requirements into innovative solution options that deliver value and align to our clients’ strategic objectives.

  • Lead teams to design and implement cloud data and analytics platforms for our clients.

  • Analyse data growth and lead capacity/sizing activities to arrive at the most appropriate commercial and technical solution.

  • Build strong working relationships with client stakeholders.

  • Provide day to day technical leadership, management and mentorship to the junior members of the delivery team.

  • Assist with the planning, budgeting, and mobilisation of projects.

  • Manage day to day interactions with client stakeholders as required to support the effective and efficient delivery of the project/initiative.

  • Support other team members through peer reviews, knowledge sharing sessions, and technical training.

  • Lead or support the development of proposals and statements of work, cost estimation, and other business development initiatives.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Strong knowledge of leading practices in cloud platform architecture design, and platform security.

  • Proven knowledge and expertise of Azure and/or AWS platform architectures

  • 5 to 10 years’ experience in the design and implementation of innovative cloud data and analytics platform architectures leveraging Azure and/or AWS across a range of sectors.

  • Completed or in-progress certifications in Azure and/or AWS is preferable.

  • Proven knowledge and experience in end-to-end project delivery using traditional SDLC and Agile delivery methodologies (or hybrid approaches).

  • Experience working with DevOps frameworks to enable continuous integration and deployment.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with other teams like data science and information architecture to create best fit solution for the clients.

  • Strong problem solver, someone comfortable to challenge the status quo.

  • Exceptional communication, documentation and presentation skills.

  • Demonstrated resilience and adaptability.

  • Previous experience working with data, data environments, databases, large data sets possibly in a consulting environment.

  • Experience working with New Zealand public sector organisations is preferred but not a strict requirement.

  • Existing confidential (or higher) security clearance or ability to obtain security clearance preferred.

What we offer

  • : We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • : personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future.

  • : You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive package can be tailored to your individual needs.

We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable, and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via or phone +61 3 8650 7788 (option 4).

We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.  

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

*EY | Building a better working world *

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider. 

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