Cloud Consultant - open to flexible working, homeworking options. Returners welcome!

London or Belfast
13 May 2022
13 Jun 2022
Contract Type

Cloud (Consultant to Senior Consultant), Cloud Infrastructure & Engineering, Consulting

Your opportunity

Within Business Operations, join our vibrant, dynamic and diverse team! We are looking for consultants with a background in managing small teams and cloud experience. We work with a lot of industries and sectors to solve our clients most complex problems, initiating and accelerating their Digital and Cloud technology journeys. There will be constant opportunities to travel to work closely with the client and the Deloitte teams.

Our community of cloud consultants sits within the Deloitte UK Consulting practice, which is set to become a £1bn business by 2020. Our Cloud Infrastructure and Engineering team is integral in achieving this ambition through the delivery of exceptional client work. Our team spends the majority of their time working on client sits across the UK - and sometimes in Europe.

Our team is responsible for assisting our clients in answering their most challenging problems:

  • How can cloud enable and accelerate business and IT transformation?
  • How to structure your organisation for success and scaling efficiently?
  • How do we architect and design the best cloud services to enable business growth?

You would be working as part of a team with room to develop your career especially in the areas of:

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google cloud (GCP), and Microsoft Azure.

Are you looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break?

For this role we can offer coaching and support designed for returners to refresh your knowledge and skills and help your transition back into the workplace after a career break of 2 years or more. If this is relevant for you, just let your recruiter know when you make your application.

Business Operations

Want to work with the latest technologies, as part of a team helping international organisations transform their core business capabilities? Whether you're working with on-premises systems, Cloud technology, or custom-developed solutions (to name just a few), your expertise will help clients deliver continuous improvement and innovation, from initial design right through to implementation and optimization.

Your role

Your role will be to advise on and deliver solutions to our clients' cloud computing challenges, as well as to support internal and external business development.

Your responsibilities will include the following:

Helping our clients navigate the end-to-end journey for cloud infrastructure and engineering, including:

  • Defining and delivering a Cloud Strategy and Operating Model that aligns to and underpins business, technology and/or digital strategies
  • Developing the Business Case for investment in cloud
  • Selecting the right products and services for a solution
  • Leading stand-up meetings
  • Architecting and delivering on the platform
  • Understanding the leading cloud technologies and the key cloud challenges being faced by our clients
  • Providing an authoritative point of view on how cloud influences and enables emerging technology trends
  • Growing our relationship, experience, practice and maintaining our position as market leaders with key integration vendors such as AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform
  • Working effectively in diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution.

Your work, your choice

At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.

Location: Your home office will be Belfast or London

Work pattern: This is a permanent contract opportunity. The role can be worked on a full-time basis.

Our team members work a variety of agile working patterns. Tell us what arrangement works for you and we'll try to accommodate.

Your professional experience


  • Worked in cloud-related roles either acting as an experienced team member or leading teams.
  • Proven technical problem-solving skills and ability to communicate complex technical subjects effectively to a business audience.
  • Hands-on experience of using one or more leading cloud providers.
  • A keen interest in technology and how this can be applied to solve business challenges


  • Knowledge of key cloud challenges, patterns, market drivers and trends.
  • Understanding of emerging and innovative cloud technologies and how to shape its strategy and delivery in order to leverage those technologies;

Your service line: Consulting

Our people and the way we work are the two things that set us apart in the consulting universe. For us, collaboration is fundamental to success, along with an unrivalled depth and breadth of expertise. We work closely with our clients and each other, at every stage of every project, solving our clients trickiest problems with a mix of knowledge, creativity and intellectual rigour. A hugely diverse range of clients rely on us to deliver the kind of change that adds genuine, lasting value to their business.

Personal independence

Regulation and controls are standard practice in our industry and Deloitte is no exception. These controls provide important legal protection for both you and the firm. We are subject to a number of audit regulations, one of which requires that certain colleagues abide by specific personal independence constraints. This can mean that you and your "Immediate Family Members" are not permitted to hold certain financial interests (shares, funds, bonds etc.) with audit clients of the firm. The recruitment team will provide further detail as you progress through the recruitment process.

About Deloitte

Our Purpose & Strategy

To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size; it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.

What do we do?

Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem-solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

Beyond the UK: Deloitte North and South Europe

The UK is part of Deloitte North and South Europe (NSE), the second largest member firm in the Deloitte network. Deloitte NSE combines operations in Belgium, Central Mediterranean (Italy, Greece, Malta), Ireland, the Middle East (Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Palestinian Ruled Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen), the Netherlands, the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), Switzerland and the UK. Deloitte NSE brings together 2,700 partners and over 50,000 people, combining our unmatched breadth and depth of capabilities in audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, and tax and legal across the region. Being part of Deloitte NSE supports our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services and will create more opportunity and growth for our people.

What do we value?

What brings us all together at Deloitte? it's how we approach the thousands of decisions we make every day. How we behave, our beliefs and our attitudes. In other words: our values. Whatever we do, wherever we are in the world, we lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion, and collaborate for maximum impact. These five shared values lead every decision we make and action we take, guiding us to deliver impact how and where it matters most.

Being a Leader at Deloitte

Cultural fit and purpose-led leadership is crucial for Deloitte. Our leaders always set the example and inspire their colleagues. They make quality time for people and take an interest in them. They know what matters to people - both inside and outside work and value them as individuals; always finding opportunities to develop them while showing respect and appreciation.

We expect colleagues at all levels to embrace and live our purpose and our leadership culture by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters. We know leadership comes in all shapes and sizes, but our Leadership Charter helps all of our people understand what We're looking for:

  • We live our purpose: we act as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognising others for the impact they make
  • We develop talent: we develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
  • We drive performance: we deliver exceptional client service; maximise results and drive high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
  • We believe positive influence can make an impact that matters: we influence clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
  • We move, together, towards a strategic direction: we understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligning people to objectives and setting priorities and direction.

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