Azure Consultant – KPMG UK – Aberdeen


At KPMG Microsoft Business Solution we implement best in class solutions for Microsoft Azure, ERP and CRM. We have extensive knowledge and expertise in all areas, enabling us to provide our clients with an integrated end-to-end solution. Our solutions are based on the Microsoft Azure and Dynamics range of products which enables us to deliver, powerful, adaptable cloud solutions. Such systems are strategic IT solutions which integrate all the management information across an entire organisation into one single intuitive software application.

The Role:

The Azure Consultant works alongside our Solution and Technical Architects to deliver quality Azure solutions for our clients. The Consultant will support the design of Azure solutions and play a key role in the deployment of these solutions. The Technical Consultant will continuously learn, be able work independently with input from Senior members of the team. The Technical Consultant will help drive quality of delivery into the team and work with Architects and Engineering to ensure our code repositories are maintained to a high standard.

The Azure Consultant will be responsible for:

Reviewing and recommending technologies to improve delivery of Microsoft solutions.

Building and maintaining repeatable infrastructure as code.

Automation of deployments and workload configurationmanagement.

Be a technological cloud advocate to a wider audience inside and outside of the business.

Be part of internal innovation hubs and collaborate across the entire firm.

Drive innovation by developing code base and automated deployments.

Work on client projects and attend workshops as part of the SME team.

Core Technical Knowledge Required:

Experience or willing to learn infrastructure as code (IaC)

Experience with Azure IaaS (networking, storage, virtual machines).

Experience of Azure Backup & Recovery Services.

Experience of Azure SQL (Managed Instances & PaaS).

Knowledge of Azure Governance (Blueprints, policies, tagging, cost management).

Knowledge of Azure Security (NSG, ASG Sentinel, Security Centre, Defender, ACL, Azure Firewall, Policy).

Knowledge of Azure identities (Azure AD, Service Principals, Managed Identities)

Desirable Technical Skills:

On-premises infrastructure

Azure migration experience

The Person should have 2+ years experience in on premises or cloud technologies:

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and manage a range of relationships in a complex environment.

Strong communication skills (verbal, written and listening): an ability to present information concisely, to communicate in a manner applicable to all levels.

Excellent attention to detail and ability to ensure documents are consistent in language, terminology, and style.

Flexible approach to work with a focus on delivery to deadlines and high standards.

Ability to handle highly confidential information with tact and discretion.

Eagerness to learn and continually to develop.

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