Dentons Interim Global Finance Cloud Engineer Jobs in South Africa

Dentons Interim Global Finance Cloud Engineer Jobs in South Africa


  • Dentons is currently recruiting an interim Global Finance Cloud Engineer; to support the implementation of a significant global Finance transformation program. This position will be reporting into the Global Cloud Architect. Across the program, the Global Finance Cloud Engineer will interface with key stakeholders and teams to ensure successful implementation of this program; delivering business benefits identified in the business case, within agreed budget and program implementation timeframes.

  • The Interim Global Finance Cloud Engineer’s primary responsibility is building Dentons’ global transformation initiatives. Working alongside Business Technology team members (global and regional) and transformation project teams, the Cloud Engineer is accountable for the delivery of cloud infrastructure to meet all project requirements.

  • The Global Cloud Engineer has strong experience in Microsoft Azure architecture. This includes knowledge of virtual machines, managed disks, virtual networks, storage accounts, and load balancers. Knowledge of Azure SQL and SQL Managed Instance’s is a plus.

  • The engineer will be responsible for the deployment of cloud infrastructure while keeping a strong alignment with dev-ops methodologies. They should possess an understanding of the GitHub, Azure DevOps, PowerShell, and ARM templates.

  • Also critical to the role is experience is ensuring the development environments are delivering upon their intended purpose including stake holder access using tools including Active Directory and Azure IAM. Experience of implementing cloud native monitoring tools will be beneficial.

  • The individual is also responsible for collaborating closely with all Dentons regions with an objective of ensuring the successful technical integration and continued alignment with evolving Firm standards. This includes the support of cross regional initiatives involving the Americas, EMEA, and APAC.

  • The Finance Transformation program is a truly global program designed to transform Dentons' finance function into the business partnering function of the future. It will support the business by offering true business insight, efficient and effective processes while maintaining the necessary compliance and controls.

  • As a polycentric organization Dentons requires this role to drive the development of globally harmonized technical designs through leading a team of Global Technical roles and working with the regional subject matter experts and regional leadership, and then subsequently to support regional alignment and adoption.

    Key Deliverables

  • Deployment of Azure infrastructure and finance applications to enable transformation initiatives.

  • Working with users within the development environment to validate corresponding infrastructure meets the desired purpose.

  • Coordination of activities to ensure consistent
    and speedy delivery of solutions.

  • Effective and timely status reports to Business Technology and transformation team leadership.

    Key Responsibilities

    Build, Test, Deploy

  • Develop scripts and templates to deliver finance systems application and infrastructure requirements.

  • Manage and coordinate vendor activities to ensure the successful delivery of solutions.

  • Ensure solutions are deployed according to defined architectures, aligned with budgets, fully tested and documented.

    Environment Management

  • Validating and ensuring development and testing environments are functioning to defined standards as required.

  • Ensure agreed development framework procedures are adhered to, including performance monitoring and systems access guidelines. Working with regional and global

    About You

  • Business international level of English – both written and oral;

  • Highly collaborative and able to work in a global environment, accommodating the different time zones. Only team players will be considered;

  • Particularly strong written communication skills;

  • Particularly strong organizational skills;

  • Knowledge and experience with IT/Finance practices;

  • Experience with finance systems, including: TRE 3E,

  • Experience of multinational IT and Finance operations;

  • Experience of transformation programs;

  • Significant experience and a proven track record in/as:

  • Ability to clarify complex problems and communicate these issues towards both DevOps and business teams;

  • Strong situational analysis and decision-making abilities with experience in balancing technical trade-offs;

  • Be a team player, able to work effectively at all levels of an organization with the ability to influence others to move toward consensus;

  • Drive out decisions and recommendations;

  • Independent, pro-active way of working.

  • Working experience with implementation life cycles, methodologies, tools and practices.

  • Formal IT qualifications or accreditations (for instance, ITIL, Prince 2, MCSE).

  • A good understanding of standards and frameworks (for instance, ISO 27001, Cyber Essentials).

  • Demonstrable experience of managing effective relationships with third party suppliers.

    Essential Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum of 8 years progressive experience with infrastructure across a broad spectrum of technologies.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Dentons Interim Global Finance Cloud Engineer Jobs in South Africa

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