Cloud Capability Lead
We have learnt during the recent global situation that remote working can, and has, worked for our large Engineering team.
Whilst we have three core offices (London, Manchester and Leeds) we are open to remote workers across the UK within a sensible vicinity of our offices with a view to being onsite at least one day per week.
Within KPMG's Technology service line, the Infrastructure Engineering team’s mission is to be the best Infrastructure team ever, by using the right tools for the right job, failing fast and automating like our lives depend on it.
Right from the leadership level, our team are fully committed to the DevOps culture and are consistently trying to change to ensure that culture is nurtured and grows.
We operate at genuine scale taking advantage of our alliance partnerships with the industry leading public cloud providers to deliver cutting edge solutions to clients on a global stage.
If the public cloud is your future and you’re amazing at solving difficult, interesting and complex challenges and actually writing code, roll up your sleeves then drop us a line and remember to bring cake.
You will be working to continuously advance and standardise our client’s infrastructure and pipelined deployments, whilst collaborating with colleagues to write infrastructure as code that scales and takes advantage of the technologies available in the market.
Oversee the Building and Running of multiple cloud service teams who help business sectors design, build and maintain infrastructure and software services primarily in the three public cloud environments (AWS, Azure and GCP)
Contribute towards the overall strategic direction for the wider Cloud and Engineering communities as well as your direct cloud service teams
Lead, sponsor and mentor your various teams of engineers. Provide both technical and managerial support, guidance and advice where needed at any level
Leverage extensive experience to assist your teams, and the wider cloud community at any grade level
Responsible for ensuring all your service teams are financially buoyant and resourced correctly
Build strong relationships with the coverage CTO for your area ensure you feed into their Technology strategy and be the trusted advisor from a Cloud and DevOps perspective
Build on existing and forge new relationships with the wider firm at Director, Partner and Senior Partner level to put the T in GTD
Ensure all teams are approaching and meeting both client and firm regulatory and security controls and are able to feed these ways of working back to the community
Support your wider Infrastructure community by assisting other teams, sharing knowledge, debugging problems, contributing code to central projects, and any other things you can think of
Enjoy yourself. Lead and nurture the culture of your teams and spread the word and capabilities the wider Technology team has across the UK and Global member firms
Extensive experience managing a large or multiple teams of engineers and being responsible for delivering large and complex projects
Ability to have deep technical level discussions with engineers, to explaining the business benefits of a range of technologies to non-technical partners and clients who have business issues to overcome
Have a keen eye for opportunity. Put the T in GTD and grow, extensively, the brand footprint of Engineering not only internally at KPMG but externally to the market
Excellent stakeholder management and relationship skills at C suite level both internally and client facing
Ability to operate in a highly context switching environment for not only different clients but different business sectors and different technologies
Proven extensive experience with Linux / Unix / Microsoft configuration
Extensive hands on experience with public cloud providers such as AWS, Azure and / or GCP
Able to identify and nurture existing and new talent
Proven experience in software development or scripting languages such as Python / Go / PowerShell / Nodejs / C# or equivalent
Solid CI / CD pipelining skills using Octopus / TeamCity / Jenkins / Azure DevOps or equivalent
Product focussed, build once and reuse
Take responsibility for your code
Proven experience working in an agile environment
Ability to empower your teams to continuously learn, work independently, and make decisions with minimal input
You like nothing more than to watch colleagues flourish under your guidance
Be a technological cloud advocate to a wider audience inside and outside of the business
Curiosity - Bring fresh ideas to the team and wider firm be it new software or containerisation of existing infrastructure and projects
What we can offer
Scale, some of our clients are well known global brands, their infrastructure isn't small
A great team environment, inside and outside of the work place
Alliance relationships with AWS / Azure / GCP - Work with the product owners directly and help build their roadmap
Love of technology and learning about even newer technology to help our clients be successful
Flexible and considerate working hours and locations
Access to regular training opportunities, attending conferences and certification support is encouraged
Market equal pay and benefits such as a subsidised lunch, health care, pension, cycle to work, free day off to celebrate your birthday
Service Line Information
The Technology team services the broader Firm through delivery of core technology and managed services capabilities, collaboration and innovation development services and building our Alliances network.
KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services.
Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.
With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable.
Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple : to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.