Principal Consultant - Cloud

Advisory · Wellington, CBD
Department Advisory
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

About the role

We’re looking for a Principal Consultant to help our clients to plan, carry out and manage digital transformation into cloud services. We don't just migrate into cloud Infrastructure (IaaS), but also to transform to Platform (PaaS) and Software (SaaS) services, to reduce TCO and improve organisational agility.


About you

You’re someone who has the empathy and experience to guide both teams and senior leadership to help them transition through change. You'll know what good looks like in terms of modern development practices, cloud environments and ways of working. You understand how to engage people and teams to devise and adopt new practices and tools.


You don’t necessarily need consultancy experience but you should be comfortable that your experience enables you to effectively work across all levels of an organisation.


Some of the technical skills we’re looking for include:

  • Breadth and depth of architectural and hands-on infrastructure experience covering Security, Networking, Operations and OS modernised in cloud-based technologies
  • Proven experience in migrating and transforming workloads into IaaS, PaaS and SaaS with a focus on change management across People, Processes and Platforms
  • Working knowledge of modern development practices and processes such as CI/CD, automated testing, Cloud Infrastructure, Agile, Lean
  • Understanding of the fundamentals and importance of good architectural decisions


Some of the soft skills you will have could include:

  • Coaching and mentoring skills to guide and develop other consultants
  • Highly collaborative
  • Experience of architecture and system implementation
  • Good written and spoken communication
  • Great relationship building
  • Adaptability in fast changing environments
  • A growth mindset.


Who are we?

Equinox IT is an NZ-owned IT consultancy that offers DevOps & Agile, Cloud and Business Transformation services to help our clients succeed. We do this with a focus on people, because for us people come first. We work in highly pragmatic ways, right-sizing approaches to New Zealand conditions and delivering excellent results.


Our people have autonomy, work with broad and challenging problems, and get lots of opportunity to learn and grow. They make a difference every day for our clients and the communities our clients serve.


Equinox IT is a consultant led business, our consultants are a part of, and actively involved in the continued evolution of Equinox IT and the ongoing impact of change we provide to our customers.


Equinox IT is an equal opportunities employer. We’re committed to fairness and opportunity for all regardless of race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, culture, parental status or disability. In summary, regardless of how you choose to identify yourself, we’re interested in meeting you. We believe a diverse workforce is essential for providing diversity of thought to challenge each other’s ideas, share different experiences and get the best results for our clients.


What's in it for you

  • This is a permanent, full time position
  • A collegiate atmosphere working with other consultants who love the challenge of helping people improve
  • A respectful work environment that values individual strengths
  • Flexible working when you need it
  • Professional development including training, workshops, courses, conferences
  • Career coaching with like-minded people to help you achieve your personal and/or professional goal(s)
  • Medical insurance
  • Staff events and barbecues on the deck


Note for Non-New Zealand residents:

While we welcome international enquiries, we are only able consider and respond to candidates for this vacancy who are legally entitled to work in New Zealand and have obtained work permit status. This is due to some of the recent changes made by Immigration New Zealand. We also expect that candidates can make themselves available for face-to-face interviews in New Zealand.

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  • Location
    Wellington, CBD
  • Department
    Advisory
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced