Deloitte Internal Client Services - Africa Technology Services - Cloud and Infrastructure: Senior Consultant Jobs in South Africa

Deloitte Internal Client Services - Africa Technology Services - Cloud and Infrastructure: Senior Consultant Jobs in South Africa

Job Description

About the Job

Main Purpose

The Deloitte Africa in the Cloud services require the following individual:

  • We are in need of high-powered technical talent to help our Business Units with their client solutions to navigate the operational challenges of cloud computing (Infrastructure as a Service and Compute as a Service.

  • He/she will be the principal technical advisor and work one-on-one with our business units, capturing the technical requirements, and relay it into a service offering supporting both the software development lifecycle (Operating systems and database software) for cloud services and management of active services.

  • In this role, he/she will have the opportunity to help shape and execute the strategy to build Deloitte Africa Cloud services and broad use of AWS and Azure cloud platforms.

  • He/she will be the primary technical point of contact for all the internal Business units helping to plan and oversee ongoing operations of client infrastructure and databases.

  • He/she will be troubleshooting network, compute and architectural challenges using a suite of internal Deloitte Cloud AWS and Azure tools as well as your existing knowledge and toolkits.

  • He/she will work hand-in-hand with the senior manager on opportunities to improve the customers’ IT landscape.

  • He/she will work across the organization to ensure’ infrastructure as a service architecture is designed to standards and scale to the needs of the business units.

  • He / she will be a self-motivated person that can drive and execute delivery.

  • Additionally, this position will require possible on-call/after-hour for directing queries for clients.

    Key Performance Areas

    Strategic Impact

  • Is primary contact for management to deal with needs and queries relation to the area of expertise

  • Offers expert input to management on area of specialisation which impacts the broader business / service area’s strategic offering

  • Maintains quality and timeous delivery as per SLA

    Client Impact: External / Internal

  • Consults effectively with client on their specific business needs / requirements, identifies suitable concepts and solutions that address these

  • The direct liaison for the cloud environment between the client and the Vendor

  • Advises on best strategy to assist with meeting
    the internal client needs

    Operational Effectiveness

  • Independently produces work that relates to the area of expertise with minimal direction from superiors

  • Work output has a significant impact the daily and longer term working of the business area/s

  • Delivers usable expert advice and knowledge to the business in area of expertise

  • Works within both short and longer-term timelines which change regularly due to the strategic influence of the role within the business

    Budget / Profitability

  • Manages expenditure within team and ensures time and expenses are submitted weekly

  • Ensure input is provided to Senior Manager for correctness of billing

  • Ensure input is provided to Senior Manager for correctness of recoveries in the business unit


  • Server Infrastructure and Virtualisation experience - Technical expert in broad area and/or industry

  • Demonstrated project management skill

  • Client Management skills

  • Vendor Management skills

  • Experience in drafting and presenting to clients

  • Good report writing skills

  • Microsoft Certified Engineer

  • AWS Certification

  • Business acumen

  • System Administration Hands-on troubleshooting

  • Infrastructure

  • Systems

  • Networking

  • Security

  • DevOps experience in a distributed systems environment

  • Servers, Network and Security, or related discipline required or equivalent work experience.

    Breadth of experience in the following areas with depth in one or more subject:

  • Internet technologies including HTTP, SMTP, DNS, TCP/IP, TLS/SSL, DHCP, SSH, etc.

  • Systems Administration (Linux and/or Windows)
    Software design, development and deployment

  • Content Distribution / CDN

  • Scripting / Automation

  • Databases (relational and non-relational)

  • IT Security

  • Routing and VPN protocols

  • Big Data & Analytics (Hadoop/streaming data/machine learning) Beneficial

  • Operations Management & infrastructure design
    Service Oriented Architecture

  • Previous customer-facing experience as a technical lead, with exceptional oral and written communication skills, customer focus and bias for action

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects in a fast-moving environment

  • Experience managing operational environments including escalations, incident, problem, and service availability

  • Working knowledge of development methodologies


    Minimum Qualifications

  • Technical Degree / Technical Qualifications (e.g. MCSE) / Cloud Certification (Azure or AWS)

    Minimum Experience

  • 6 -8 years’ in IT Infrastructure, Network and Security field.

    Desired Experience

  • Client facing experience with some supervisory/management role

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Deloitte Internal Client Services - Africa Technology Services - Cloud and Infrastructure: Senior Consultant Jobs in South Africa

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