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Senior Cloud Solution Engineer Nairobi


Deloitte Nairobi Kenya

3 months ago

Company Description

About Deloitte

Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges. Deloitte has more than 411,000 professionals all committed to becoming the standard of excellence of professional services firms.

Deloitte’s professionals are dedicated to strengthening corporate responsibility, building public trust, and making a positive impact in their communities, and enjoy an environment of continuous learning, challenging experiences, and enriching career opportunities. All our professionals are united by our shared values, a set of core principles that guide our collective behavior. They set the expectations we have for one another and define how we, as... stewards of Deloitte, should behave. They provide common ground to unite us across cultures and geographies. And, importantly, they help us to earn the trust and respect of our key stakeholders. Our shared values are: Lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion, and collaborate for measurable impact.

Deloitte East Africa provides seamless cross-border services to multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium sized enterprises and the public sector, across three (3) countries in the region: Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

A career with Deloitte offers you the opportunity to engage with and work alongside leading corporations within the East African region, and an opportunity to start and grow your career within a dynamic and rewarding environment. You will get the support, coaching and training needed to advance your career in Kenya and within the East Africa market.

What impact will you make?

At Deloitte we have a clear purpose, to make an impact that matters to our clients, our colleagues and our communities while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. From professional development to leadership opportunities and career advancement, we empower our people to be their very best - because that’s how you make an impact.

About the Department

Deloitte East Africa has a well-versed strategy and operations team uniquely positioned to support the strategic agenda of our clients in the key domains of growth, business improvement & optimization, and strategic transformation. The wide spectrum of capabilities, thought leadership and experience are underpinned by the Deloitte platform of executable strategy and innovation for growth.

Our unique strategic planning approach and capability allows executive teams to understand the future and create growth and aspirational viewpoints about the possibility in their markets and organizations.

Deloitte East Africa currently has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to join our Consulting Department - Cloud Transformation & System Engineering Team as a Senior Cloud Solution Engineer. This position will be based either in our Dar es Salaam office in Tanzania or Nairobi office in Kenya.

Job Description

Main purpose of the job

The successful candidate will support Deloitte Cloud Transformation & System Engineering team in developing, implementing, optimising and maintaining cloud-based solutions. You will be responsible for deploying and debugging cloud stacks, implementing new cloud initiatives and ensuring the security of the cloud infrastructure.

What you will do
• Setup, configuration and maintenance of cloud solutions;
• Collaborating with engineering and development teams to evaluate and identify optimal cloud solutions;
• Educating teams on the implementation of new cloud technologies and initiatives;
• Designing, developing and deploying modular cloud-based systems;
• Developing and maintaining cloud solutions in accordance with best practices;
• Ensuring efficient functioning of data storage and processing functions in accordance with company security policies and best practices in cloud security;
• Identifying, analysing, and resolving infrastructure vulnerabilities and application deployment issues;
• Regularly reviewing existing systems and making recommendations for improvements; and
• Interacting with clients, providing cloud support, and making recommendations based on client needs.


Required Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree of Computer Science or any other related field.
• 2 – 5 years of Prior Professional programming experience.
• Knowledge and Experience in Cloud Services (AWS, Azure etc).
• Infrastructure as Code experience (Terraform, CloudFormation etc).
• Knowledge of the key features of cloud service providers.
• Proficient in at least two of the following programming languages (Python, Java, C#, Javascript, TypeScript).
• Knowledge of how to implement Data Structures (List, Arrays, Maps, etc).
• SQL Knowledge and experience.
• Competent in using Command Line Interface (CLI) in Linux, MacOS or any other Unix system.
• Competency in GIT version control system.
• Experience in Jira or other ticket trackers.
• Experience using Confluence Teamwork space.
• Worked as part of a software development team.
• Experience with CI/CD systems.
• Experience costs minimisation using cost-control strategies.
• Developing automation solutions to help streamline processes.
• Implementing security measures to protect data from unauthorized access or use.
• Skills in API usage and in SDKs for writing applications.
• Understanding of application lifecycle management.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience
• Prior leadership or tech lead role.
• Ability to mentor and teach younger developers.

Behavioural competencies
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Good interpersonal and relationship building skills.
• Good Leadership, supervisory and influencing skills.
• Strong client delivery focus.
• Adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease.
• Focus on quality and risk.
• Problem solving ability.
• Good business acumen.
• Diligent and quick learner
• Proactive and has the ability to assess a situation and independently take action to address it.

Additional Information

Your role as a leader

At Deloitte we believe in the importance of leadership at all levels. We expect our people to embrace and live our purpose by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters.

Leadership Capabilities

Living our Purpose - Identifies and embraces our purpose and values and puts these into practice in their professional life.

Influence - Builds relationships and communicates effectively in order to positively influence peers and other stakeholders.

Performance drive - Builds relationships and communicates effectively in order to positively influence peers and other stakeholders.

Strategic direction - Understands objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns own work to objectives and sets personal priorities.

Talent development - Develops self by actively seeking opportunities for growth, shares knowledge and experiences with others, and acts as a strong brand ambassador Inspirational.

Why Deloitte?

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world.

Deloitte opens the door to a career that can cross borders virtually and physically across the African continent and globally to gain experience and access projects beyond our borders. We value difference, and embrace people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities and thinking styles.

Our purpose

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. Every day, Deloitte people are making a real impact in the places they live and work. We pride ourselves on doing not only what is good for clients, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work—always striving to be an organization that is held up as a role model of quality, integrity, and positive change. Learn more about Deloitte’s impact on the world. #Makinganimpactthatmatters

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If you meet the above requirements, please visit our website and apply online: Deloitte East Africa Careers portal.

Your details will be treated with confidentiality and will not be shared with any third party.

Closing date: 10 March 2023

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not ask individuals to pay any fees or money as part of the recruitment process. Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

At Deloitte, we want everyone to feel they can be themselves and to thrive at work—in every country, in everything we do, every day. We aim to create a workplace where everyone is treated fairly and with respect, including reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. We seek to create and leverage our diverse workforce to build an inclusive environment across the African continent
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