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Deloitte Retail Cloud Native GCP/AWS/AZURE Senior Architect in McLean, Virginia

Retail Cloud Native GCP/AWS/AZURE Senior Architect-Retail

The Consumer industry is focused on serving the changing consumer, who has rapidly evolving needs, behaviors and preferences for products, services, and experiences. Our Consumer Products and Retail sector is undergoing a transformation fueled by an empowered consumer, technology advancements, market fragmentation and blurring lines across the industry. Organizations are racing to compete for the consumer's attention and win share of wallet, which is creating unique challenges to innovate, modernize technology and transform business models with the winners ultimately seeing this as a consumer-led renaissance.

The Retail & Consumer Products (RCP) sector is experiencing rapid change as the industry adapts to new business models driven by changing consumer purchasing behaviors, the fusion of digital and physical experiences, global supply chain disruptions, workforce shortages and environmental sustainability pressures. These trends are causing incumbent retailers ad consumer product companies as well as new entrants to leverage technology to create speed, resiliency, and customer experience advantages.

The Deloitte RCP team growing at a rapid pace, fueled by cloud technologies and services within our most important clients. To continue our growth trajectory, we are seeking technology leaders with experience in cloud engineering and architecture across the RCP value chain.

The Cloud Engineering team focuses on enabling our client's end-to-end journey from On-Premises to Cloud, with opportunities in the areas of: Cloud Strategy, Op Model Transformation, Cloud Development, Cloud Integration & APIs, Cloud Migration, Cloud Infrastructure & Engineering, and Cloud Managed Services. We help our clients see the transformational capabilities of Cloud as an opportunity for business enablement and competitive advantage.

Cloud Engineering supports our clients as they improve agility and resilience and identifies opportunities to reduce IT operations spend through automation by enabling Cloud. We accelerate our clients towards a technology-driven future, leveraging vendor solutions and Deloitte-developed software products, tools, and accelerators.

Deloitte is an industry leader in our clients' Digital transformations. We recognize that the backbone enabling our clients' highest aspirations for analytics and cognitive solutions is next-gen Cloud services. From cloud strategy consulting, to implementation, and ongoing managed services we offer a full scope of Cloud services and solutions. We want talented architects who are ready to innovate using cloud services and empower our clients to move forward in their technical capabilities. Building your career at Deloitte offers the opportunity to work with cutting-edge Cloud technologies to deliver next-Gen Cloud solutions. We embrace the tech pioneer mindset and always enable our talent to keep their skills evolving at the speed at which the technology marketplace is evolving.

Cloud has transformed the way technology enables the business. It represents a radical shift in how IT services are obtained, used, and managed. Companies are navigating through the various cloud options and deciding between private, public, or a combination across different and dynamic provider ecosystems. Our employees are empowered to think outside of the box and provide innovative solutions to our customers.

Work you'll do:

In partnership with other leaders in the firm, you will focus on selling and delivering cloud solutions using AWS, Azure and/or Google Cloud and as a key member of Architecture group, ensure success in building and migrating applications, software, and services on public cloud.

  • Promote public cloud internally to sales and delivery teams to drive growth focused on the RCP Industry

  • Educate RCP Industry customers of all sizes on the value proposition of Public Cloud and participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud

  • Develop cloud-based solutions to help our clients solve their most pressing problems.

  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the public cloud solutions architect community

  • Author or otherwise contribute to public cloud customer-facing publications such as whitepapers

  • Build deep relationships with senior technical individuals within RCP Industry customers to enable them to be cloud advocates

  • Act as a technical liaison between customers, delivery teams and support

Qualifications Required:

  • 10+ years of overall experience, to include a minimum of 5 years of enterprise, full-life cycle in Architecture in the professional IT/Software Development services industry

  • 5+ years architecting, implementing, and supporting GCP or Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services infrastructure and topologies

  • Self-starter with an in-depth hands-on work experience with RCP Industry large-scale implementations of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and/or with AWS or Azure.

  • Knowledge of J2EE, .NET, and cloud technologies development languages and tools, to continue with development

  • Direct experience migrating applications from the enterprise to public cloud providers (e.g., Amazon, Google, or Microsoft)

  • Experience helping development teams build and deploy micro services-based applications in public cloud Experience with Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment tools and processes

  • Understanding of emerging technologies and end-user needs.

  • GCP/AWS/Azure Cloud Architect Certified

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to handle diverse situations, multiple initiatives, and rapidly changing priorities

  • Experienced, persuasive, and effective presenter, both written and verbal

  • Ability to travel up to 50%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve


  • 10+ years of experience with Java / J2EE technologies and Architecting solutions using Web technologies

  • 3+ years project experience migrating and deploying cloud-based solutions (GCP, Azure or AWS)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent work experience. MBA preferred.

  • Understanding of Infrastructure as a Service, Infrastructure as Code, and related concepts on public cloud

  • Proven experience as a successful senior engineer and/or cloud engineer highly desirable Container experience with Docker and Kubernetes or other container orchestration platforms

  • Understanding of Agile, SCRUM and Continuous Delivery

  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, communication, coaching, analysis, problem solving and short term and long-term planning

  • Knowledge of standard selling disciplines, specifically Solution Selling and RFP management

  • Experience leading high performance, results driven teams with a focus on client satisfaction

  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available

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    The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $204000 to $358000.

You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.