At least 3 years’ experience of working as an Cloud Architect delivering successful migration/greenfield projects
Proficient in designing, building and deploying infrastructure at a complex level
Demonstrate extensive experience in the IT industry with expertise in all areas of cloud technologies specifically Microsoft Azure and Office 365.
A broad understanding of the latest developments in technologies, industry specific issues, competitor and vendor activity and initiatives
Experience in Cloud design, strategy and architecture related activities – ideally a cloud professional certified for the Azure/o365 platforms.
Demonstrated ability in technology partner management practices including the ability to lead vendors/partners in defining architectures
Knowledge around managing cloud risk & compliance assessments
Exceptional verbal and written communication, including presentation skills
Ability to identify and analyse alternative approaches to dealing with issues and problems
Use of different leadership styles to positively influence others
Demonstrates commitment to the firm’s values
Ability to influence and persuade others outside his/her direct control
Exhibit confidence in dealing with various levels of the organisation both within BDO IT and the business units, including executive management levels
Empower others by collaborating on joint ideas
Demonstrate confidence in dealing with all levels of the firm, including executive management levels
Demonstrate ownership and responsibility for deliverables/services
Excellent customer service and consulting skills
Experienced in managing internal and external/3rd-Party resource partnership models
Demonstrable skills in influencing and negotiation methods and techniques.
Demonstrate a good knowledge of IT industry trends, suppliers and products.
Good knowledge of BDO products and services advantageous
Preferable - Working knowledge of one or more of the following programming languages: .NET, C++, Java, JSON, PHP, Perl, Python