Strategic Cloud Consultant - Multi Cloud

London, United Kingdom

Telefonica Tech

With the technology decisions you make today - Build secure digital resilience. Layer by layer.

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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:

  • Engage with customers to understand their business goals, technical requirements, and challenges related to cloud adoption.
  • Conduct thorough assessments of customers existing infrastructure, applications, and workloads to identify opportunities for migration, optimisation, and transformation.
  • Develop comprehensive cloud strategies aligned with customer business objectives, considering factors such as scalability, security, compliance, and cost optimisation.
  • Design scalable and resilient cloud architectures tailored to customer specific needs, leveraging best practices and cloud-native technologies.
  • Define migration roadmaps and strategies for transitioning applications and workloads to the cloud, ensuring minimal disruption and maximum efficiency.
  • Identify opportunities for cost savings and optimisation within customer cloud environments through rightsizing, instance reservations, and other optimisation techniques.
  •  Advise customers on best practices for ensuring the security, compliance, and governance of their cloud environments, including data protection and access controls.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to customer teams throughout the cloud adoption lifecycle, including implementation, testing, and ongoing optimisation.
  • Conduct training sessions and workshops for customer teams to build their capabilities in cloud technologies and best practices.
  • Evaluate and recommend cloud service providers and technologies that best align with customer needs and objectives.

Skills / Experience:

  • Experience leading conversations with customers at a high and low level
  • Demonstrated experience as a team or project leader in a complex Cloud environment
  • 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


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: AWS Azure Cloud Compliance GCP Governance IaaS Microservices PaaS SaaS

Region: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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