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 AfricaJob DescriptionAbout the JobMain 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
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
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
System Administration Hands-on troubleshooting
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)
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
Technical Degree / Technical Qualifications (e.g. MCSE) / Cloud Certification (Azure or AWS)
6 -8 years’ in IT Infrastructure, Network and Security field.
Client facing experience with some supervisory/management role
How to Apply
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