Manager Azure / Intelligent Cloud


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 will lead the Azure & Intelligent Cloud competence within the Microsoft Services Group. In your role, you are a key player in delivering large and complex Microsoft Azure projects and implementations. You will be focusing on the commercial aspect of the role, as well as expanding the current team within EY. As such, you will get a unique chance to further develop your career by:

  • Engage in sales journeys and innovative development programs of new and/or existing businesses and services.
  • Develop new opportunities for leading clients with our Microsoft Services Group.
  • Train and mentor colleagues in the team.
  • Advising our clients on Microsoft Azure and Intelligent Cloud solutions

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 background in (Microsoft) software engineering and/or cloud architecture
  • A proven track record in building, managing and/or coaching (consultancy) teams related to Microsoft Azure environments. You have firsthand experience with this, either in an implementation, architecture or a management role. Your projects have been successful at multiple organizations, and with you, you bring your network of (senior) management relations to EY.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, and an analytical mindset. You are curious, a critical thinker, and you’re good in building and leveraging business relations. Next to this, you have powerful negotiation skills.
  • 7+ years’ of relevant experience in technology / IT strategy and transformation of which 5+ years’ within the Microsoft environment.
  • Experience with agile methodologies like Scrum and Scaled Agile Framework.
  • Fluent in English and Dutch, both speaking and writing.

Responsibilities, Qualifications, Certifications - External

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 experience.
  • Specific knowledge regarding Intelligent Automation, Artificial Intelligence, Analytics and/or Cyber Security.

What we look for
We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague who is ready to take on a new challenge to set and realise the ambitious goals that we have for the Microsoft Services Group. We are looking for a team leader who is ready to take the team to the next step.

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 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.

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: EY

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO


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