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Consultant Azure / Intelligent Cloud

Location:  Amsterdam
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  03-Sep-2021

Job description

Requisition ID:  114041

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.
Due to globalisation and developments within technology the structure of organisations are undergoing a lot of changes. As (Tech) consultant at EY you support organisations with these transformations. Our teams exist of specialised consultants with different backgrounds. Our consultants are involved in a variety of projects, from developing up to implementing a strategy within different industries. Our core areas are Data Analytics, Technology, IT, Data Privacy, Cybersecurity, Strategy, Finance, Risk, Supply Chain & Operations and Life Science & Healthcare. 
The opportunity

EY has curated a dynamic ecosystem of Alliance and Ecosystem relationships which creates new forms of customer value to help our clients rapidly and digitally transform. Our ecosystem consists of more than 50 relationships which allow us to provide a wide range of collaborative opportunities and solutions to our clients. We help them tap into the latest technologies to achieve transformational outcomes and be more agile, innovative, resilient and better equipped to respond to disruptive change.

The EY and Microsoft alliance combines EY’s insights and experience in disruptive industry trends, new business models and evolving processes with Microsoft’s scalable, enterprise cloud platform and digital technologies. To accelerate with the alliance EY Global started a Microsoft Services Group to help companies realize long-term value through end-to-end digital business transformation. Powered by a combination of core cloud-based Microsoft products and deep EY experience in technology, industry and global consulting, the new group builds on the companies’ long-standing strategic alliance. The EY Microsoft Services Group will focus on deep capabilities in technology cloud strategy, Azure, data & AI, IOT, Dynamics 365, M365, and Cyber. The group brings the best of EY and Microsoft to deliver innovative Microsoft cloud-based services. 


This is a unique opportunity to join a Big-4 organisation that is investing heavily in growing a Microsoft practice. This is your chance to contribute to that growth by bringing your experience, innovative ideas and solutions to us.

Your key responsibilities 
You are a key player in developing large and complex solutions in Microsoft Azure. You will be focusing on the technical aspect of the role, as well as assisting in generating new projects. As such, you will get a unique chance to further develop your career by:

  • Designing and developing solutions in the Microsoft Azure
  • Working with clients to update, extend, or migrate their current IT infrastructure to the MS cloud 
  • Assisting in the growth of the Microsoft Services Group by extending the knowledge of the Azure platform, as well as taking up new challenges for the growing team. 
  • Working as part of a high performing team. Collaborating and developing with fellow consultants and/or client colleagues. 

In your role you will focus on the following key areas.


Enabling cloud capabilities

  • Cloud strategy and operating model
  • Application migration and modernization 
  • Cloud readiness assessments


Bespoke development

  • Web and Application Development
  • Quality Engineering
  • Performance Engineering


DevOps practices

  • Automation
  • Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment
  • Platform Configuration


Complex back-end integrations 

  • Microservices Development
  • PaaS and NoOps 
  • Container Orchestration + Serverless 
  • Data Streaming

Skills and attributes for success 
To qualify for the role you must have 

  • a Bachelor and/or Master’s degree in a relevant field. For example, Computer Science (/engineering), Mathematics, Information Science , or IT related studies. 
  • More than 2 years’ experience in Microsoft Azure. 
  • The ability to design, build, test and implement (new) solutions in Microsoft Azure 
  • The eagerness to develop yourself in Microsoft Azure services
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build ‘Trusted Advisor’ relationships 
  • Strong communication skills in English and Dutch, both speaking and writing 

Responsibilities, Qualifications, Certifications - External


Ideally, you’ll also have 

  • Experience in working with Cloud platforms
  • Experience with Intelligent Automation, Artificial Intelligence, Analytics and/or Cyber Security. 
  • Experience with agile methodologies like Scrum and Scaled Agile Framework. 
  • An interest in Data Science and eagerness to learn more


What we look for 
We’re looking for a self-starter with a “can do” attitude and the drive and enthusiasm to get the job done, who demonstrates the potential to develop within the organization. 
What we offer 

a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development. At EY, your competencies and your areas of interest will determine your future, plus we offer you:  

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next. 
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way. 
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs. 
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs. 

Find out more on www.werkenbijey.nl about the many benefits to which you are entitled as employee at EY 
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. 
The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.  
EY | Building a better working world  

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.   
Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.   
Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  
An (online) assessment and a pre employment screening are part of the application procedure.  
Due to laws and regulations, and because EY (and in some cases its clients) has high demands on the reliability and integrity of its employees, every new employee will be screened. Depending on your rank the pre employment screening could contain the following: Certificate of Conduct (in Dutch: VOG) or - if requesting a Dutch VOG is not possible - Criminal Background Check of the country you are currently living or have lived during the last five years, integrity questionnaire, verification of ID, diploma’s and/or work experience and consultation of the Dutch insolvency registry. 

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