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EY

Cloud Architect (Financial Services) Manager/ Senior Consultant, Technology Consulting

At EY, you'll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we're counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

We are the only professional services organization who has a separate business dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Financial Services (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset management, banking and capital markets, insurance and private equity, we provide integrated advisory, assurance, tax, and transaction services.

The Opportunity

EY's Performance Improvement Advisory professionals bring a wealth of experience in working with major financial institutions to align their operating model and infrastructure to their business' strategic objectives. We assemble the right multi-disciplinary teams, use consistent and proven global methodologies and tools, and draw on the full breadth of EY's global network, to deliver value and trusted advice to the clients. The key service offerings cover finance function transformation, customer and distribution effectiveness, operations, shared services / outsourcing support, performance management, program advisory, enterprise intelligence, risk management and regulatory change.

Your Key Responsibilities

You will enable, drive and lead initiatives focusing on establishing and embedding cloud architecture & design governance across the organization. Key functions include:
  • Lead initiatives for setting up cloud architecture & technology strategies, standards, governance and best practices for the whole organization.
  • Lead the initiatives to identify right set of cloud technologies to be used for specific type of solutions and drive the effort to templatize and automate those technologies to be used at scale in all products and applications across organization.
  • Architect & Design solutions for cloud (e.g. AWS, Azure) which are optimal, secure, efficient, scalable, resilient and reliable, and at the same time. are compliant with EY cloud standards and policies.
  • Architect & Design solutions for Hybrid cloud, which are multi-tenant and geo distributed and meet EY's data protection standards.
  • Design strategies and tools to deploy, monitor, and administer Cloud applications and the underlying services for Cloud (e.g. Azure, AWS, private cloud)
  • Architect and implement DevSecOps processes and CI/CD pipelines using tools like VSTS, Jira, Ansible, Jenkins, Chef.
  • Collaborate with technology teams across EY Service Lines and vendor product teams helping them implement a productized strategy, consuming existing components while also greatly enhancing velocity of products through reuse.
  • Work with engineering teams for designing, building & productionizing components that will grow in capability while being multi-tenant, global, scalable & highly available.
  • Scout the technology landscape for emerging technologies, patterns and solutions that can benefit EY Technology & our customers (existing and new).
  • Build quick POCs and write some code for exploring new technology solutions.
  • Keep up to date with market trends and competitive insights. Evaluate technology and tools to enable the product ecosystem in E&Y.
  • Evaluate and enhance ROI through experiments and bets on technologies and components.


Skills and Attributes for Success
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing and data technologies, business drivers, emerging computing trends, and deployment options (preferably in Microsoft Azure and AWS).
  • Expert in defining, designing and developing distributed and scalable products and services, including reusable domain-specific microservices on multi-platform/hybrid clouds (such as Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Rackspace, VMware, or OpenStack).
  • Deep understanding of Application, Infrastructure and security architecture and non-functional aspects like Performance, Scalability, Reliability, Availability etc.
  • Deep experience in IAAS (with good fundamentals in network and security) as well as PAAS. Good understanding of all Azure services and ability to choose the right service for a workload among multiple Azure services preferred.
  • Strategic business acumen and understanding of organizational strategy and ability to design information systems to deliver that strategy.
  • Strong expertise in DevOps, Agile methodologies, containers, CI/CD and tools like VSTS, Jira.
  • Experience with software and product development lifecycle (incl. coding, coding standards and reviews, source control, testing, debugging, build, deployment and operations).
  • Strong understanding of one or more development platform .Net technologies (C#), Java / JavaScript.
  • Familiarity in the following areas, but not limited to:
  • Front end / UI technologies including frameworks such as React/Angular.js
  • REST / Webservices (with high performance, multi-tenancy, global, scalable elements)
  • SQL, XML, JSON, Linux, ELK stack, Splunk, Solr, GIT, Ant/Maven, Jenkins
  • Familiarity with Data Ingestion, Analytics, AI technologies


To Qualify for the role, you must have
  • At least 4 years of deep technology experience at very large enterprises or web scale product companies.
  • At least 3 years of architecture, design, implementation, and/or support of highly distributed applications (i.e. having an architectural sense for ensuring availability, reliability, etc.) on cloud.
  • Experience in consulting preferred.
  • Experience in presenting ideas, papers, patents to varied audiences.
  • Certificates requirements:
    • Microsoft Azure related certifications
    • Other cloud providers like AWS and Google Cloud are accepted


Ideally, you'll also have

Supervision Responsibilities
  • Candidate will need to work closely with and able to lead architecture design teams on projects to understand client requirements and landscape, develop designs and build architectural components, define processes for maintenance and enhancement of architectural components, as well as deploy these architectural components.
  • The candidate will need to demonstrate key skills to be able to influence without authority as he/she would interact with senior strategy and architecture leaders, product engineering teams, infrastructure and security architects.

Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and technical problem-solving skills by leveraging the latest trends in technologies such as cloud, AI, and big data.
  • Handle ambiguity and able to move forward with imperfect information and get things done in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Must be comfortable working in an environment where ideas are challenged.
  • Should possess good product instinct and excellent project management skills to push projects over the finish line with sound planning and persistent execution.
  • Astute in aligning effort & resources to achieve desired results.


What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you'll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.

What we offer

Continuous learning: You'll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

Success as defined by you: We'll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

Transformative leadership: We'll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

Diverse and inclusive culture: You'll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It's yours to build.

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