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BDO Digital - Cloud Solutions Architect

Employer
BDO
Location
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Apr 28, 2024

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Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Ideas | People | Trust

We're BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions entrepreneurial organisations need to navigate today's changing world.

We work with the companies that are Britain's economic engine - ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high-growth businesses that fuel the economy - and directly advise the owners and management teams that lead them.

We'll broaden your horizons

Manage risk for our clients to make them stronger for the future.

Our Digital & Risk Advisory Services (DRAS) are designed to enable organisations to leverage our innovative methodologies, technology, and highly experienced professionals to manage their business risks most effectively. Working at BDO offers curious-minded people excellent exposure to all aspects of business strategy, operations and more.

We're a dynamic team of internal auditors, accountants, technology, and business transformation experts with disciplines in finance, risk, projects and change, cyber and digital, amongst others.

Our extensive network and depth of experience mean we work in a highly client-centric way, focused on providing a collaborative, tailor-made advisory service. Our team helps clients manage their business-critical threats, such as cyber events, and build resilient businesses capable of responding to internal and external events which may interrupt their operations. Being known for exceptional client service in our chosen markets, we put innovation and agility at the heart of everything we do.

This is your chance to join a fast-paced, growing team and help shape the future of DRAS at BDO.

We'll help you succeed

As part of the Digital and Risk Advisory Services team, we are recruiting for the position of Cloud Solution Architect with at least five years' experience in the architecture, design, implementation and support of distributed applications and cloud solutions to join our dynamic advisory team in a client facing consultancy role.

We are a Microsoft Global Solutions Partner, Azure Expert MSP with many Specialisations and our cloud solution and adoption advisory business is expanding in the UK. We provide our clients with in-dept analysis of their current solution architectures with specific reference to their Microsoft estates and we are actively looking for a Cloud Solutions Architect to assist our clients with evaluating and providing robust cloud strategies, roadmaps and options to support their cloud transformation programmes as well as managing a team of architects and engineers to deliver on same.

This role will work together with our sales team with the objective of driving client cloud modernisation and migration initiatives. You will be client facing and will be accountable for the end-to-end customer cloud deployment experience and presales journey. You will own the technical customer engagement including architectural design sessions, specific implementation projects and/or proofs of concepts. The ideal candidate will have experience in customer-facing roles and success leading deep technical architecture and application design discussions with senior customer executives to drive cloud deployment and create/cost client proposals.

The opportunities to develop are significant and appropriate support will be provided, including training.

You'll be someone with :

Technical Skills
  • Enterprise-scale technical experience with cloud and hybrid infrastructures, architecture designs, migrations, and technology management
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging trends
  • Experience and understanding of large-scale application portfolios in enterprise-wide environments (in
Project Experience
  • 5+ years of architecture, design, implementation, and/or support of highly distributed applications (i.e. having an architectural sense for ensuring availability, reliability, etc.).
  • 2+ years of experience in migrating" on premise workloads to the cloud.
Non-technical skills
  • Proven track record of building deep technical relationships with senior executives and growing cloud consumption share in large or highly strategic accounts
  • Proven track record of driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts & ensuring follow through
Qualifications & Certifications
  • AZ-104, AZ-305 (or working towards)
You'll be able to be yourself; we'll recognise and value you for who you are and celebrate and reward your contributions to the business. We're committed to agile working, and we offer every colleague the opportunity to work in ways that suit you, your teams, and the task at hand.

At BDO, we'll help you achieve your personal goals and career ambitions, and we have programmes, resources, and frameworks that provide clarity and structure around career development.

We're in it together

Mutual support and respect is one of BDO's core values and we're proud of our distinctive, people-centred culture. From informal success conversations to formal mentoring and coaching, we'll support you at every stage in your career, whatever your personal and professional needs.

Our agile working framework helps us stay connected, bringing teams together where and when it counts so they can share ideas and help one another. At BDO, you'll always have access to the people and resources you need to do your best work.

We know that collaboration is the key to creating value for the companies we work with and satisfying experiences for our colleagues, so we've invested in state-of-the-art collaboration spaces in our offices. BDO's people represent a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and we'll encourage you to build your network, work alongside others, and share your skills and experiences. With a range of multidisciplinary events and dedicated resources, you'll never stop learning at BDO.

We're looking forward to the future

At BDO, we help entrepreneurial businesses to succeed, fuelling the UK economy. Our success is powered by our people, which is why we're always finding new ways to invest in you. Across the UK thousands of unique minds continue to come together to help companies we work with to achieve their ambitions.

We've got a clear purpose, and we're confident in our future, because we're adapting and evolving to build on our strengths, ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. We shape the future together with openness and clarity, because we believe in empowering people to think creatively about how we can do things better.

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