The Ensono Cloud consultancy team is growing to meet customer demand for often complex and high value cloud transformation projects from traditional lift n’ shift to VM into PaaS or serverless. Ensono is looking for Senior Consultants to join our GCP Cloud Consulting team.
You will be part of a team of consultants focused on providing thought leadership and delivering high quality solutions to meet modern business needs in the public cloud space to our customers.
This is a broad consulting role, covering everything from initial technical engagement with the client to hands-on implementation of cloud environments. Senior Consultants are a “go-to” technical authority for the consultancy team. They provide a high degree of technical excellence to aid both customers in their engagements and other team members in their activities.
As a Senior Consultant within the team, you will take a lead role on client engagements. You will demonstrate thought leadership within the team through an excellent knowledge of cloud solutions and consulting.
While the focus of the role is on leading client engagements, you will also support innovative internal projects to develop new capabilities for our practice.
As a Senior Consultant, you will design, configure and implement cutting edge enterprise cloud technology solutions to provide clients with a cloud platform foundation for success. With a clear focus on leading client engagements, you will work through the complete consulting life cycle, including (but not limited to):
Strong hands-on GCP cloud experience, multi-cloud experience an advantage (AWS/Azure)
Experience building cloud automation, including CD/CI pipelines using technologies equivalent to Ansible, Terraform, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Docker, Chef, Puppet etc.
Strong network experience (cloud network patterns such as VPC, network interconnect, subnets, peering, firewalls)
Automating application deployment, scaling and management
Source code collaboration and management such as GitHub
Cloud architecture best practices
Solid understanding of industry standard delivery methodologies such as ITIL, DevOps, Kanban
Work closely with customers and internal stakeholders to scope projects and design solutions
Support the pre-sales effort when required
Aid Expert Consultants with team skills baselining, understanding knowledge gaps and upskilling
Support product development and contribute to future technology / services roadmap
Serve as the GCP Subject Matter Expert for client, internal team members, and the broader Ensono community
Cloud transformation strategic planning – discovery and assessment, wave planning etc.
Running design workshops and the ability to articulate public cloud product capabilities effectively
Understand how to build a backlog of features/solution increments which contribute to the overall program goal
Creating solution design documentation to present to, and seek approval from, key stakeholders
Create comprehensive detailed Low Level Design documents and associated artifacts
Deploy public cloud environments using standards based automated tooling and process
Building and configuring cloud solutions
Support solution integrations across clients, environments and Ensono managed service
Develop and implement comprehensive testing and optimization strategies
Ideally holds or is working towards one or more of the following certifications: