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Senior Consultant, Cloud FinOps

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Connect to your Industry

Are you a Cloud FinOps practitioner? Do you have experience of managing and optimising cloud costs in complex Enterprise environments? Do you want to make an impact that matters and help diverse organisations in their Cloud adoption path? Do you want to take the lead in establishing new ways of thinking about Cloud FinOps? Do you like a variety and fast pace environments?Cloud Technology presents exciting and disruptive opportunities for both our clients and ourselves. We are looking for people to join our team who embrace change and bring us ever greater breadth and depth of expertise. The quality of our technical skills is enhanced through your practical knowledge of implementation and our ability to learn from each other.Our Cloud & Engineering team supports the CIO/CTO to set the right agenda to transform IT and the business. We have a strong industry focus and we execute on our advice, working with colleagues across Deloitte to lead Cloud Transformation programmes that set technology direction. We need curious people that will drive change in the technology operating model to adapt to the changing demands of Cloud and other disruptive trends.We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibility, please do discuss with us.Connect to your career at Deloitte

Deloitte drives progress. Using our vast range of expertise, that covers audit, risk advisory, and consulting services across tax, legal, business, technology and corporate finance, we help our clients become leaders wherever they choose to compete. To do this, we invest in outstanding people. We build teams of future thinkers, with diverse talents and backgrounds, and empower them all to reach for and achieve more.What brings us all together at Deloitte? It’s how we approach the thousands of decisions we make every day. How we behave, our beliefs and our attitudes. In other words: our values. Whatever we do, wherever we are in the world, we lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion, and collaborate for measurable impact. These five shared values lead every decision we make and action we take, guiding us to deliver impact how and where it matters most.Connect to your opportunity

Your role will focus on providing expert advice and the management and delivery of client engagements. You will have responsibilities for:

  • Delivering FinOps advice to our clients and identifying solutions to their opportunities and issues.
  • Supporting our clients to align their FinOps strategy with their overall Cloud, technology & business strategies
  • Establishing FinOps capabilities including tooling, reporting, ways of working, governance, showback/chargeback, budgeting/forecasting and cost optimisation
  • Continually improve your understanding of FinOps technologies and vendors, as well as the industries in which our clients operate
  • Advising our clients on how to optimise their Cloud investments and projects through the practice of FinOps
  • Supporting the continued growth of our business through contributing to propositions, training, marketing, communications and recruitment activities
  • Be a subject matter specialist in diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution. Lead workstreams within projects.
Connect to your skills and professional experience
We are looking for candidates who are able to demonstrate skills and experience in some of the following:
  • An understanding of the theory, methodologies, and practical implementation of FinOps
  • Supporting mid and large scale organisations in some or all of the following areas: quantifying the business value of cloud, defining FinOps strategies, evaluating FinOps solutions, designing and implementing FinOps capabilities/processes, optimising Cloud spend
  • Public Cloud and infrastructure cost management technologies and tools (e.g. Cloud Service Provider native cost management solutions, VMware CloudHealth, Apptio Cloudability, CloudChekr, etc.)
  • Relevant experience in building methods and tools to review clients’ technology landscapes to identify a range of business-valued cloud uses cases and selecting the preferred public cloud platform for each use case
  • Experience in reviewing and optimizing cloud-based usage and spending post initial cloud deployments
  • Excellent articulation, communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of core IT finance topics (e.g. budgeting, forecasting, total cost of ownership, cost allocation, depreciation and amortisation, discounted cash flow forecast)
Additional desirable experience includes:
  • Achieved or working towards FinOps Foundation Certified Practitioner
  • Achieved or working towards certifications with established Cloud technologies at associate level (e.g. AWS Solutions Architect Associate, Azure Solutions Architect, GCP Associate Engineer)
  • Familiarity with common IT Service Management tools and associated repositories (e.g. asset repositories, data models)
Connect to your service line – Consulting
Distinctive thinking, deep expertise, and collaborative working. That’s what connects us. That’s what makes us Deloitte. If you want to help solve some of the biggest challenges around, join us. Together, we’ll make an impact that matters.
Personal independence
Regulation and controls are standard practice in our industry and Deloitte is no exception. These controls provide important legal protection for both you and the firm. We are subject to a number of audit regulations, one of which requires that certain colleagues abide by specific personal independence constraints. This can mean that you and your “Immediate Family Members” are not permitted to hold certain financial interests (shares, funds, bonds etc.) with audit clients of the firm. The recruitment team will provide further detail as you progress through the recruitment process.
Connect with your colleagues
“Our team is a very friendly, inclusive, and supportive group with some of the smartest and most professional people who will always encourage you to play to your strengths. The projects are not only very interesting and challenging but you also get to see the impact you have made on the client in real-time. Along with the meaningful work, you also have access to learning and development opportunities, social events, CSR programmes, and most importantly your well-being.” – Vandana, Cloud Strategy & Transformation
“I enjoy working alongside bright and ambitious colleagues who genuinely want to see me reach my potential which has grown my confidence and helped me to develop both personally and professionally. Deloitte also offers excellent training opportunities as a result of its tech partnerships with major Cloud Providers to help develop deeper technical knowledge and understanding. ” – Rebecca, Cloud Strategy & Transformation

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  • Company: Deloitte
  • Published: 22nd March 2024
  • Closing Date: 31st July 2024
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None