Program Manager - Cloud Migration/ Modernization

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Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Multiple Locations, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
Primary Location: Multiple Locations, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto; Calgary; Fredericton; Montreal; Ottawa; Vancouver 


Our Purpose

Build your leadership skills at Deloitte University.
Have many careers in one Firm.
Be empowered to lead and have impact with clients, our communities and in the office.


What will your typical day look like?

As a Program Manager (Senior Manager) focused on leading Cloud migration and modernization programs, you are expected to contribute to client engagements and to the firm's growth and development in a variety of ways, including:

· Client Management: Manage day-to-day interactions with executive clients and sponsors on Cloud migration and modernization programs. Build and manage executive client relationships

· Engagement Management: Lead multi-year strategic cloud migration/modernization program (engagement) planning and budgeting; mobilize and manage geographically dispersed engagement teams (onshore and offshore); define deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client; direct on-time, quality delivery of work products; manage engagement economics; manage engagement risk

· Delivery: Manage and deliver components of client engagements that identify, design, and implement technology and creative business solutions for large clients/organizations. Responsibilities include managing teams in the identification of migration approaches, migration plans, tools, timeline and execution.

· Business Development: Develop and maintain contact with top decision-makers at key clients; organize and lead pursuit teams on Cloud migration and modernization programs; participate and lead aspects of the proposal development process; contribute to the development of proposal pricing strategies

· Practice Development & Eminence: Improve Deloitte’s migration practices and methodology continuously; develop "thoughtware" and "point-of-view" documents

· People Development: Provide input and guidance into the staffing process; actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities; provide leadership and support for delivery teams and staff in local offices

About the team

The focus and passion of Deloitte’s Cloud Engineering practice is to help our clients become a place where their employees are passionate about the work they do, and they can dramatically accelerate the speed at which they deliver value. We are a specialized capability within our technology consulting practice in Canada, focused on the technical, organizational, and cultural elements that must be considered when helping our clients embrace the Cloud mindset. Our key clients span across various industries including financial services, energy and resources, consumer and retail business, digital-native, and the public sector.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

Required Skills:

· 10+ years of demonstrated experience from Planning through Implementation in complex Enterprise Transformation including data center, cloud, application & data modernization and migration projects.

· Demonstrated experience managing Cloud Migration and Modernization programs/projects in a fast paced high volume environment and an ability to adapt experience into best practices for immediate use

· Ability to establish and maintain executive sponsor relationships within a customer’s organization and escalate if needed

· Very strong leadership and communication skills exhibiting right negotiating posture with customer and program teams to make the right decisions

· Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges

· Ability to lead multiple cross functional scrum teams that are spread across onshore and offshore locations

· Ability to translate client vision and objectives to multi-year program plan, project plans and manage dependencies

· Experience with executing multiple projects from identifying backlog to taking it to production

· Experience with delivering application transformation projects, developing project plans and budgets, documenting and presenting recommendations to clients and/or stakeholders

· 3+ years of experience with standing-up cloud foundations and migrating applications from on-premise to public cloud providers – AWS, Azure or Google

· Excellent customer facing and relationship building skills

Preferred Skills:

· A comprehensive understanding and experience with Waterfall and Agile methodologies applied to DevOps and Cloud Transformation, including migration, re-platforming and re-factoring

· Strong Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills

· Familiarity with compliance and security standards

· 5+ years of consultative solution design and advising senior client executives as trusted advisors helping to transform enterprises

· 5 years of experience architecting and developing cloud application solutions across all deployment models will be added advantage

· Cloud certifications: AWS, Azure, Google or Oracle

· Relevant Project Management related certifications e.g: PMP, Six Sigma, CSM, SAFe

· Solid understanding and knowledge of VMWare, SQL, IaaS, PaaS, Oracle, Networking architecture, DevOps / Application Development

· Experience with mainframe/legacy applications, microservices frameworks and Container Execution and Orchestration Platforms

Ability to travel up to 50%

Our shared values

While our Purpose guides us and helps explain why we exist, our shared values describe the behaviour we expect from each other at the firm.

They provide common ground to unite us across cultures and geographies. They help us to earn the trust and respect of our stakeholders. We all commit to living by these shared values, to stay true to the principles they represent, and to honour the legacy from which they came. They are what sets us apart and makes us Deloitte.

Every day, we live our Purpose through the following five shared values:

  • Lead the way: Deloitte is not only leading the profession, but reinventing it for the future. We’re also committed to creating opportunity and leading the way to a more sustainable world.
  • Serve with integrity: Deloitte has earned the trust of employees, clients, regulators, and the public for 175 years. Upholding that trust is our single most important responsibility.
  • Take care of each other: We look out for one another and prioritize respect, fairness, development, and well-being.
  • Foster inclusion: We are at our best when we foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. We know this attracts top talent, enables innovation, and helps us deliver well-rounded client solutions.
  • Collaborate for measurable impact: We approach our work with a collaborative mind¬set, teaming across businesses, geographies, and skill sets to deliver tangible, measurable, attributable impact.

The next step is yours

Sound like The One Firm. For You? 

At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations). We’d love to hear from you!

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