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Experienced Cloud Consultant
Permanent Role
Zurich- Switzerland

Experienced Cloud Consultant

Permanent Role

Zurich- Switzerland

On behalf of our client, a well known Consulting Company, we are currently looking for an Experienced Cloud Consultant,for a role based at our client's site in Zurich - Switzerland.

A career within General Consulting services, from cloud advisory, to implementation and ongoing managed services, our client offers a full scope of Cloud services and solutions.

Our Client

Our client is an industry leader in our clients' Digital transformations. They recognize that the backbone enabling their clients' highest aspirations for business agility, velocity and efficiency is next-gen Cloud solutions.

From cloud advisory, to implementation and ongoing managed services we offer a full scope of Cloud services and solutions.

Their Cloud Engineering practice focusses on developing and executing multidimensional cloud strategies that consider the platform, architecture, security, organizational and financial aspects of adopting cloud technologies.

The Role

Our client is seeking a senior Cloud consultant that has broad experience in Cloud technologies from cloud advisory to implementation. Their practitioners work collaboratively within integrated, cross-functional teams to deliver comprehensive strategies and implementation approaches that enable Cloud and Infrastructure transformations.

Teamwork is crucial as teams are composed of a diverse group of specialists across multiple disciplines from both within their consulting practice and from their clients, helping drive towards a successful outcome.

Their practitioners are expected to own and deliver their respective deliverables while managing different clients and other stakeholders.

As part of their team, you will drive the growth of their Cloud Engineering offering that is currently experiencing strong demand from our clients, across all industries.

You will provide expert advice and support in the delivery of client engagements and contribute to our internal practice development.

You will join their growing, multicultural team at their office in Zurich with a real opportunity to make an impact, allowing you to develop both professionally and personally.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • A university degree (Master's, MBA or PhD) in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Informatics or equivalent
  • 7+ years of relevant consulting or industry experience, with proven ability to build relationships with business and technology leaders
  • 3 or more years of experience in Cloud solutions (IaaS/ PaaS) strategy and implementation for mid or large size organizations (this includes private/public Clouds - on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, or VMWare)
  • Experience with architecting, designing, implementing, or operating IT systems on leading commercial Cloud platforms, including AWS, Azure, and Google
  • The willingness to support the sales cycle within a consulting organization
  • Excellent articulation, communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Very good command in English; fluency in German is desired; additional languages are considered advantageous
  • Full travel mobility

Highly Desired:

  • Public Cloud certification(s) (AWS, MS Azure, GCP)
  • Relevant experience in defining selection criteria for cloud providers and identifying suitable workloads for public cloud
  • Ability and experience in one or more of the following areas: quantifying the business value of cloud, evaluating the organizational impact of cloud adoption, defining cloud architectural principles and articulating key security considerations for public cloud moves
  • Experience in recommending application cloud migration dispositions (rehost, re[1]platform, refactor, replace, retire) based on technical and business requirements
  • Ability to create critical collaterals for client workshops and customer interactive sessions
  • Experience in leading workstreams within multi-stream cloud transformation programs and initiatives for mid to large scale organizations
  • The ability to bridge the gap between IT and business, articulating complex technology issues to a business audience
  • Strong technology program management skills and experience