Cloud Advisor

London, Manchester, United Kingdom
Full-Time

Cloud Advisor

When you join Nordcloud you become part of a rapidly growing organization, where you will set your career on track for outstanding achievement within a company, which knows no limits. Our customers are well-known enterprises, that are seeking to be a part of #TheCloudRevolution and benefit from the ability to innovate faster than ever.

To enable that growth, we're looking for a Cloud Advisor to join our world-class strategy consulting team and help our customers gain the maximum benefits of the cloud.

In your role you will make a significant contribution to the success of the Nordcloud business in the UK by supporting customers as a trusted Advisor, consulting clients on Cloud Strategy, Journey to Cloud Transformation and the technical and organizational change (e.g., Target Operating Model) required to fully leverage Public Cloud benefits.

Your role will be a key driver in the following areas:

  • Establishing trust and become an advisor to CxOs in the customer organization.
  • Helping the customer to create the cloud/application strategy and roadmap (which cloud, cloud vs on-prem, organizational changes required).
  • Building technology roadmaps for the customer organization.
  • Building high-level target architectures for our customers.
  • Evangelizing cloud operating model and act as an IT agility change agent.
  • Supporting CDO / digital initiatives to enable fast application development.
  • Supporting the creation of compliance and security approaches for the cloud.
  • Providing an impartial assessment of cloud tech vendor proposals.
  • Advising on the procurement process, and considerations for new consumption methods (for example contracting, OPEX vs CAPEX, FinOps).
  • Creating strategic plans with Delivery (Project & Programme) Managers, sales colleagues, and senior customer stakeholders to build out the delivery roadmap.

What do you need to be successful in this role:

  • You have prior experience with management consulting or global advisory firms.
  • You are extremely structured and always aspire to high-quality management recommendation deliverables.
  • Strong commercial acumen, able to understand business challenges and build the business case.
  • You have a general understanding of public cloud technology, new delivery models (e.g., DevOps), and organization restructuring (impacts of new normal).
  • You have high-level architecture know-how for at least one hyperscaler (AWS, Azure, or GCP).
  • Track record in influencing high-level decision-makers and leading consulting engagements around Journey to Cloud topics. 
  • Widely read and up-to-date awareness of industry trends and technology advancements.
  • Local knowledge of the law, legislation, regulations and industry/domain-specific knowledge is a bonus (eg. finance, retail, manufacturing, or a blend).

Why is Nordcloud your next career move?

  • Leading-edge projects - we are here to present our customers with the latest technologies and to push the IT industry forward!
  • Highly skilled co-workers in a friendly and supportive working culture, we enjoy working and having fun together, and sharing our knowledge
  • Most advanced technologies. We are the overly excited techies who can’t wait to read about the newest launches!
  • Great self-development possibilities - we organize internal presentations and workshops. If you want, you also get to write blog texts and give presentations at meetups
  • A personal budget for training, conferences & certifications – we want you to grow!
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • Benefits like access to learning platforms, a high-end laptop and a smartphone of your choice, etc.

    Working at Nordcloud is not just the next best job – it’s the chance of a lifetime to leave your mark on the IT industry!

    The first impression of our team and the Nordcloudian culture you can get on our INSTAGRAM profile. And see also Life at Nordcloud and check business CASES.

    Our values:

    • We move fast and get things done. Attitude: "Hold my drink, I got this".
    • We push and respect each other to deliver great results. Attitude: "Teamwork makes the dream work".
    • We do what it takes to be the best in the world. Attitude: "Go big or go home".
    • We disrupt old ways of working to change the game. Attitude: "Let's go dinosaur hunting".
    • We help uniquely talented people achieve greatness. Attitude: "It's about what you can do".

    Please read our Data Privacy Policy before applying. All applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

    About Nordcloud

    Nordcloud is a European leader in cloud strategy & transformation, implementation, application development, managed services, and training, leading client transformations towards public cloud end to end. It’s a recognized cloud-native pioneer with a proven track record helping organizations leverage the public cloud in a way that balances quick wins, immediate savings, and sustainable value. Nordcloud is triple-certified across Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and Amazon Web Services – and is featured in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant. Nordcloud has 10 European hubs, over 700 employees and has delivered over 1,000 successful cloud projects for companies ranging from mid-size to large corporates.

    We are digital builders, born in the cloud. 
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