Strategic Cloud Consultant - Application Modernisation

London, United Kingdom

Telefonica Tech

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Company Description

Telefónica Tech (part of the Telefónica Group) is a leading NextGen Tech solutions provider with a highly diversified team of over 6,000 exceptionally skilled employees and +60 nationalities. At Telefónica Tech we believe that technology can do great things: from extracting all the value of data to make the best business decisions, to ensuring the resilience of every organisation to build a more sustainable future. We serve more than 5.5m customers every day in over 175 countries, with a global ecosystem of market-leading partners. We are a global business with local strategic hubs in Spain, Brazil, the UK, and Germany.

In the UK and Ireland, Telefónica Tech UK&I has over 1,000 professionals helping leading brands and organisations across public sector, financial services and insurance, retail and manufacturing and commercial markets to unlock the power of integrated technology for all. We bring together in one place a unique combination of the best people, with the best tech and the best platforms. All in a simplified manner, to make a real difference to every business, every day. The Telefónica Tech UK&I hub has an end- to-end portfolio of market leading services and develops integrated technology solutions to accelerate digital transformation through: Cloud, Data & AI, Business Applications, Modern Workplace and Cyber Security.

We live by our values by being open, trusted and bold. Open to new ideas and ways of doing things. Trusted by our employees, customers and partners. Bold in our decisions and actions.

A few of our Partners & Accreditations:

  • One of Microsoft UK&I’s top 3 Service Providers having achieved their most highly acclaimed Azure Expert MSP status for the last 3 years.  Also recognised as a key Fastrack and Inner Circle Partner working closely across and with Microsoft globally.
  • HPE Platinum Partner and pleased to have received the HPE FY23 UK&I Solution Provider of the Year award.
  • Part of the Fortinet elite VIP program and one of only 2 Ultimate Partners in the UK.
  • AWS Advanced Solution provider program and Managed Service Provider program.

Job Description

As a Strategic Cloud Consultant, you will be responsible for providing expert guidance and strategic direction to clients in adopting and optimising cloud technologies to meet their business objectives. You will work closely with clients to understand their unique needs, assess their current infrastructure, and develop tailored cloud strategies that drive innovation, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness.

Strategic Cloud Consulting is a newly formed capability as part of our Cloud practice and these initial roles will have the opportunity to shape the offerings, approaches and consulting methodologies we provide to our customers.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with customers to understand their business objectives, technical challenges, and application modernisation needs.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of customer legacy applications, identifying opportunities for modernisation and optimisation.
  • Develop tailored application modernisation strategies that align with customer business goals, considering factors such as scalability, performance, and cost efficiency.
  • Design cloud-native architectures and solutions for modernised applications, leveraging microservices, containers, serverless computing, and other cloud-native technologies.
  • Define migration strategies and roadmaps for transitioning legacy applications to cloud-native environments, ensuring minimal disruption and maximum value.
  • Integrate modernised applications into DevOps pipelines, enabling automated deployment, monitoring, and continuous delivery practices.
  • Implement containerization and orchestration solutions (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes) to containerise and manage modernised applications at scale.
  • Design and implement API management strategies to expose and manage APIs for modernised applications, enabling seamless integration and interoperability.
  • Ensure the security and compliance of modernised applications by implementing best practices for identity and access management, encryption, and compliance monitoring.
  • Provide training and guidance to client teams on cloud-native technologies and best practices for application modernisation, fostering internal capabilities and knowledge transfer.


Skills / Experience:

  • Experience leading conversations with customers at a high and low level
  • Proficiency in modern software development practices, including Agile methodologies, DevOps, and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience and strong understanding in Azure, AWS, GCP and Private Cloud 
  • Expert understanding cloud technologies, including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS, as well as cloud-native services such as containers, serverless computing, and microservices architecture.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Including a strong  ability to create positive and professional business relationships with partners and customer stakeholders

Qualifications

Certifications such as AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect, or Google Professional Cloud Architect are highly desirable

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Tags: Agile APIs AWS Azure CI/CD Cloud Compliance DevOps Docker Encryption GCP IaaS IAM Kubernetes Microservices Monitoring PaaS SaaS

Perks/benefits: Career development

Region: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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