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MENA Microsoft Alliance - Cloud Architect - Senior Manager/Director Job in Qatar
EY - Ernst & Young Global Limited , Qatar

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1 Job
Posted on
Jan 31, 2021
Last Date
Apr 29, 2021

Job Description

With a broad understanding of the full lifecycle of our clients’ business, EY has the knowledge and experience to integrate cloud strategy where it makes the most impact and transformation. EY’s Microsoft cloud solutions offer a balance of business, technology, and strategy. EY works with high profile clients across the region, working to solve some of their most challenging issues. As our practice continues to grow quickly, EY is actively investing in the latest cloud technology and talent. This is the perfect time to join and make your mark on significant cloud projects across a wide variety of industries, platforms, and technologies.

The opportunity

EY MENA is looking for a Microsoft Cloud Architect (Senior Manager/Director) to join our team ideally in Riyadh or one of our other MENA offices. This is a technical leadership role guiding clients on end-end cloud solutions and architecture for large scale cloud transformation projects. Most of your time will be spent embedded with our clients’ team and we’ll look to you to provide them with a unique perspective on how they must continue to innovate and remain competitive with cloud technologies.

Your key responsibilities

With your end to end Cloud computing understanding you will lead and guide on determining the right architectures for large scale cloud transformation projects including supporting the response to client proposals and bids.

Develop proof of concepts and make recommendations on best practice reference architectures including on re-platforming or re-architecting applications.

Lead the discovery, business value assessment, planning and delivery of journey to the cloud.

Build deep relationships and trust with various customer technical communities including CIO/CTO/Architecture Leads.

Work with our Industry teams at EY and Microsoft to ensure Cloud is infused into broader EY solutions. Work closely with relevant groups in all Technology Alliances.

To qualify for the role, you must have

Bachelor's degree ideally in technology (Business with MIS, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems)

10+ years of work experience in technical leadership roles at a consulting/professional services company, cloud provider or customer environment in Enterprise.

Delivered exceptional client value through assessing current application landscape, recommending and delivering future state cloud architectures.

Provide a new perspective to tough technical challenges and crafting solutions. Capturing best practices and sharing with clients/team. Key is the ability for the end-end perspective.

Deep subject matter expertise in Cloud Computing and at least one other area that’s a technology passion such as AI, Security, IoT, infrastructure modernization, data management, application development, data and analytics, security and compliance, networking, hybrid migration and program management.

Hands on experience of Microsoft Azure, D365, M365 and awareness of the following platforms Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Services, VMWare, large Open Source environments.

Cloud Certifications Microsoft Azure, D365, M365 Solutions Architect.

Solid practical experience of AI implementations in companies and organizations

Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills (CIO/CTO/Head of Enterprise Architecture).

Confidence to lead meetings with client sponsors, management, and individual contributors.

Availability to locate and travel in the Middle East & North Africa.

Job Specification

Ideally, you’ll also have

Business Arabic oral and written

Experience in AI, Expert Systems, NLP, Vision, ML, Speech, Planning, Robotics & IoT

Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture Certifications in TOGAF, ITIL or similar.

Leading and inspiring teams (directly or indirectly) on key technologies and best practices

Engagement with Enterprise customers across multiple countries and industries in a broader region responsibility.

Other Skills and attributes for success

Leading team members in the development of applicable methodologies, tools, approaches, points of view, thought leadership and accelerators to differentiate EY in the Cloud Technology market.

Being proactive and driven to continually learn emerging technologies and business best practices.

Developing long-term relationships and networks both internally and externally.

Interacting and communicating effectively with teammates, clients, stakeholders, and executives.

Being visible in the market to promote new ideas in your domain and the excellence in cloud consulting services offered by EY.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes regional competitive package.

Plus, we offer:

• The opportunity to manage a portfolio of talent within a designated service line

• A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world

• Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training

• An excellent team of senior colleagues dedicated to managing and varying your workload

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, consulting, strategy & transaction services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

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