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NEC Australia Senior Consultant - Cloud Solutions in Australia

Senior Consultant - Cloud Solutions


Requisition Number:7790

of openings:1


NEC Australia is a leading technology company that delivers a complete portfolio of ICT solutions and services to large enterprise, small business and government customers. NEC Australia helps customers gain greater business value from their technology investments, by delivering end-to-end technology solutions, encompassing consulting, professional services, application development, systems integration and engineering, communications solutions, and application and infrastructure managed services and

NEC is going from strength to strength in leveraging its extensive experience providing managed ICT services to enterprise and government across Australia. NEC is committed to ensuring the best people, expertise and tools are used to deliver quality innovative services to our customers. We now have an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Public Cloud Engineer to become part of our winning team.

We are looking for an experiencedAzure Senior Consultantto join NEC’s National Hybrid IT team.

This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic Public Cloud team, providing managed Public Cloud services to both Federal and State Government, as well as Enterprise customers, designing, implementing and supporting cloud solutions in Azure across IaaS and PaaS platforms.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Providing technical direction and leadership for NECs Private and Public cloud platforms.

  • Service delivery of fit for purpose, repeatable, cost effective, stable and scalable platforms with defined services, SLAs and performance metrics.

  • Defining and implementing end to end cloud operations and delivery processes, leveraging automation, and Infrastructure as Code wherever possible.

  • Designing and delivering standardised service offerings and customer environments.

  • Working with Solutions Managers and Architects on the creation and adoption of Public Cloud roadmaps and strategies to define standard Public Cloud service offerings.

  • Driving continuous service improvements to ensure as near to 100% service availability across all platforms all the time.

  • Incident management of major Cloud issues as they arise, driving a proactive approach to global customer support.

To be successful, you need to have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in a relevant Senior Cloud position building and operating private and public cloud services at an Enterprise level.

  • 3+ years’ experience hands-on, designing building and operating a range of Azure services and functions.

  • Proven record of working independently, with experience working in a customer support environment, with key delivery partners.

  • Relevant experience in Agile development and delivery methodologies, utilising CI/CD tools and processes.

  • Scripting skills in ARM and at least one other provisioning / automation language (Terraform, Shell, Python, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Saltstack and Cloud Formation).

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills with the ability to lead effectively across organisational boundaries and drive discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigations.

  • Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (eg. security, privacy, ISO27001, IRAP etc).

  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and think strategically about business, product, commercial, financial and technical challenges.

  • A broad range of skills, with high-level knowledge in several technology areas and, be able to demonstrate proven capability across a range of products and technologies, which may include; Infrastructure as Code, Configuration Management, automated provisioning, networking, storage, server platforms and security.

  • Understanding and effective use of IT standards such as ITIL and TOGAF.

What is in it for you?

NEC has a rich history of bringing humanity and tech with our vision to orchestrate a brighter life; we are committed your personal and professional development. You will have access to our on-demand learning portal, excellent Health & Wellbeing program and volunteer for our CSR activities. Some of our benefits include flexible work arrangements, generous leave options. You will also have access to our Rewards Gateway to avail great discounts on tech, food and lifestyle products.

NECis committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and candidates from culturally diverse backgrounds