Lead Cloud Transformation Consultant

Ref: ZR_8413_JOB  ·  Posted on 11 July 2024


Our client works hand-in-hand with clients in the Defence and National Security sector, to guide them through technology enabled transformation.

They focus on the modernisation of businesses and departments using technology, and are instrumental in helping their clients digitise and move over to the cloud! They create technical solutions for business problems.

They are looking for candidates who are experienced in designing and then implementing cloud strategies, and guiding clients through the delivery of the platforms.

Working Patterns - Min 1-2 days per week on site, but consultants must be happy traveling up to 4 days per week so customer sites if required.

Key responsibilities
  • Leading customer technology transformation engagements
  • Gather client requirements to understand the business benefits that they client wants to gain from going over to the cloud
  • Work closely with the client to understand what they need the cloud platforms for
  • Provide new thinking on technology capabilities and adoption processes and how they can be applied to legacy environments
  • Guide clients through their cloud journey from strategy through to delivery
  • Build robust and scalable cloud platforms that enable teams to deliver digital solutions
  • Vendor selection, ensuring the solution is fit for purpose
  • Continuously improve environments through automation and infrastructure-as-code
  • Some Technical and Solution architecture and design
  • Lead teams and be responsible for their delivery
  • Build long lasting relationships with customers and develop growth areas
Skills & experience
  • Strong experience within Defence and/or National Security
  • Experience leading multi-disciplinary client engagements
  • Ability to provide technical solutions based on the requirements for the customer
  • Ability to work from strategy through to delivery
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to communicate technical solutions to non-technical audiences
  • Selection of vendors and applications for technical suitability for migration to Cloud (AWS / Azure / Google Cloud Platform)
  • Infrastructure as code development is desirable
  • Experience applying technology to business Operating Model designs would be fantastic
  • Leadership experience and experience mentoring and being accountable for junior staff


Additional benefits
  • Holidays, starting at 25 days a year
  • A flexible contributory pension arrangement with matching contributions
  • Life assurance of six times your core salary (up to a maximum of six times the Earnings Cap, in force at date of death)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Approx £5000 flexible benefits

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

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