Cloud Advisor

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Cloud Advisor

Posted: 2020-11-12

Born in the Cloud 2011, Europe´s leading cloud solution provider Nordcloud accelerates the digital transformation of its customers with the latest cloud technology. Since the beginning, Nordcloud has completed more than 1000 successful deployments that have helped its enterprise customers reap the full benefits of the public cloud, including better security, agility, scalability and reduced costs. Nordcloud employs 500+ cloud experts around Europe. Nordcloud has a local presence in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK. Nordcloud has been awarded to be the world’s number 1 cloud-native Managed Services Partner in May 2020 by Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyper scaler MSP’s. We are proud to be an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, a Google Cloud Premier Partner and a Microsoft Gold Cloud Partner and Azure Expert MSP.

Currently, we're looking for Cloud Advisors to support our growth strategy across Europe.

As a Cloud Advisor, your main responsibility is to deliver immediate value and impact to customers through well-planned cloud adoption. You’ll be working closely with CxO level stakeholders, contributing vision to the customer’s cloud strategy and becoming a trusted technologist by developing the right solutions to meet the business needs. In addition, Cloud Advisor will support customer in leading the organisational change within cloud journey.

 Your responsibilities include:

  • Establishing close working relationships, trust and become an advisor to CxOs in the customer organisation.
  • Helping the customer to create the cloud/application strategy and roadmap (which cloud, cloud vs. on premise)
  • Building technology roadmaps for the customer organisation
  • Building high level target architectures for our customers
  • Evangelising cloud operating model and act as an IT agility change agent
  • Supporting CDO / digital initiatives to enable fast application development
  • Supporting creation of compliance and security approach for cloud
  • Building TCO case studies for cloud adoption
  • Helping organisations to tackle integration strategy / hybrid scenarios
  • Providing impartial assessment of cloud tech vendor proposals
  • Advising on procurement process, and considerations for new consumption methods (for example contracting, OPEX vs CAPEX)
  • Creating strategic plans with Delivery (Project & Programme) Managers, sales colleagues and senior customer stakeholders to build out the delivery roadmap.

To be successful in this role we expect you to have:

  • Confident personality and persuasive attitude. Proven track record in influencing high level decision makers
  • Widely-read and up to date awareness of industry trends, technology advancements
  • Well-connected, actively networking and respected amongst peers
  • Strong commercial acumen, able to understand business challenges
  • Local knowledge of law, legislation and regulations. Industry/domain specific knowledge a bonus (eg. finance, retail, manufacturing, or a blend)
  • Proven experience in similar role, ideally with another consultancy company
  • A driven and forward thinking problem solver, with the ability to motivate and drive team enthusiasm at the highest level.
  • Experience driving major organisational change initiatives, and/or delivering major business-critical programmes

The position is Amsterdam (Schiphol) based with a requirement to travel to attend client sites, conferences and other engagements. You should be hands on, no task is too small for you, and you thrive in an environment where the employees have freedom to take their own decisions, and always go the extra mile to deliver high quality work.

Why is Nordcloud your next career move?

  • Lots of opportunities to develop your expertise while working together with our leading European Cloud Professionals. We have 200+ certified AWS experts, 100+ certified Azure experts and 70+ certified Google Cloud experts working from 19 different offices in 10 European countries
  • Brilliant and friendly colleagues comprising 30+ nationalities from all over the wor
  • We’re continuously developing our business – that means, we’re not stuck with the attitude of doing things as they’ve always been do
  • A chance to work with a variety of high-profile customers from several industries using cutting-edge public cloud technologies
  • We work closely with the biggest players in the cloud industry: Amazon Web Services, Google and Microsoft 

Our team and culture - #NordcloudCommunity

Our employee promise to Nordcloudians is We are digital builders born in the cloud. As an adaptable learning community, we are here to transform the industry. 

To get more insight into the daily life at Nordcloud community, please check out our Instagram profile, Community & Culture site, Facebook and LinkedIn. For learning more about cloud and other modern technologies we recommend checking Nordcloud Engineering Medium page. To understand our culture even better, please read a Nordcloudian story here from our Klas Erikson, our Cloud Advisor from Sweden.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Please send us your CV or LinkedIn profile and we’ll get back to you soon. Our Talent Acquisition Partner Wladyslaw Gadomski is more than happy to answer your questions.

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We are digital builders born in the cloud. Joining Nordcloud is the chance of a lifetime to leave your mark on the IT industry!

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