Azure Cloud Engineer

Azure Cloud Engineer

Join KPMG Lighthouse as Azure Cloud Engineer

Join KPMG Lighthouse as Azure Cloud Engineer

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Lighthouse – KPMG’s cutting-edge data & analytics team is growing!

Are you looking for a place to harness your technical skills? Our journey has only just begun, and we are looking for people who are passionate about creating scalable cutting-edge solutions to further build our international center of excellence in Riga to support clients across Latvia, Lithuania and Sweden, as well as global clients. We are now hiring data engineers, data scientists, BI developers and Azure cloud engineers. 

About us

KPMG is creating a highly specialized technical team called the KPMG Lighthouse. KPMG Lighthouse, a Center of Excellence for Data, AI & Emerging Technologies, is a curation of specialized technical capabilities and domain experts working across the digital landscape. Here, you'll be an important part of our high-energy, unique, fast-paced, and innovative culture that delivers with the agility of a tech startup and the backing of a leading global consulting firm. Our technology-agnostic approach enables us to scale up or down and integrate across leading platforms.

We are an organization of ambitious individuals with broad experience, varied backgrounds and technical skills such as full stack developers, data scientists, azure cloud developers, product owners, scrum masters and much more. KPMG Lighthouse stretches across the globe and consists of the very best and brightest technology minds that are ready to challenge the status quo.

KPMG is currently seeking an Assistant Manager / Manager Azure Cloud Engineer to internal function at KPMG Lighthouse. 

The Role

The role will have a co-responsibility of Azure cloud infrastructure that is the foundation for advanced analytics and artificial intelligence solutions, internally and for client engagements including but not limited to: contributing to the creation and maintenance of Azure based deployment, security, operational frameworks, standards, baselines, guidelines, and procedures as well as monitoring compliance of cloud service.

You will work closely with the team within the area of infrastructure development, deployment, support, cloud networking, security and peer cloud engineers and work to modernize our existing Azure environment.

Working on priority client’s initiatives on the Microsoft Azure Platform in collaboration with different specialist teams within Audit, Tax and Advisory/Management consulting, as well as with the sales and client.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading respective project work with involvement in the design & implementations of cloud infrastructure solution
  • Designing and integrating Azure platforms in a manner which allows the management and provision of data in a secure and reliable manner
  • Create, maintain and monitor cloud infrastructure
  • Mentor more junior members with technical and KPMG specific ways of working
  • Delivering and presenting Proofs of Concept variants to prospective customers
  • Be active in the team and department activities with participation in and leading initiatives
  • Maintain and advance personal and team technical skills and knowledge, keeping up to date with market trends and competitive insights, and share within the technical community
  • Build and maintain comprehensive alerting and monitoring configuration to maintain awareness of, and expedite troubleshooting of infrastructure related issues in Azure environments
  • Ability to work in an Agile technical project team and procedures (e.g. Scrum)
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex issues in development, test, and production environments
  • Be a Voice of Client to share insights and best practices with KPMG specialists in Audit, Tax and Advisory.

What are we looking for?


  • You have an academic education (Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, Information Systems or related field), and/or 4+ years of equivalent work experience in data related field.
  • 4+ years work experience in a relevant role e.g. System Administrator, Network Engineer, DevOps Engineer, Cloud Engineer
  • Good level of scripting experience, preferably PowerShell
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Azure cloud and their IaaS/PaaS offering
  • Experience in Development and implementation of IaC for Azure infrastructure build using ARM, Terraform, CLI and PowerShell
  • A good understanding of Azure DevOps, GIT, Pipeline & Linux OS
  • Good understanding of Azure AD, B2C, SSO, conditional policy, authentication protocol such as OpenID, SAML
  • Experience with Azure network service and security components such as firewall, vNET, load balancers, TLS encryption, SSL certificates, etc.
  • Experience with containers, specifically Azure Container Services (ACS) & Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS)
  • Good understanding with data technology such as SQL, Azure DWH, CosmosDB, Azure Databricks
  • Experience with various types of Azure storage accounts, Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery


  • You have Cloud, DevOps & Automation mindset
  • You enjoy solving complex problems and getting any job well done
  • You are passioned about technology and data and analytics challenges
  • You are a great team player and collaborate flawlessly
  • You have sustained attention to detail and have ability to describe complex technical issues in a clear non-technical way
  • You are fluent in spoken and written English
  • You demonstrate a positive approach towards problem solving under pressure, you are a self-motivated, emotionally intelligent and pro-active person, who demonstrates good communication skills, critical thinking, problem solving skills and eagerness to learn and grow.
  • You have sustained attention to detail and have ability to describe complex technical issues in a clear non-technical way

What do we offer?

A lot of exciting things are happening within Data & Analytics around the world and KPMG is determined to be in the very forefront. As a team member within KPMG Lighthouse, you will be placed and work in-house but participate in both internal and external projects for new services and products to create great business value every day to our three business areas: Advisory, Audit and Tax. You will support with specific digital data platform and solutions based on advanced analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence solutions.

You will be given a high degree of freedom and will be a central part of our delivery teams towards building scalable and robust services. Apart from technical knowledge, all our services are based on our domain expertise, creating maximum value for our clients. 


  • Base salary from 2000 up to 6000 EUR gross/monthly (based on your profile and experience) and to be reviewed annually
  • Year-end bonus
  • Referral program
  • A fast paced, dynamic and international environment
  • Professional team
  • Professional training and Career development
  • International opportunities
  • Health and Life insurance from day one
  • Sports activities
  • Offer a choice of work remotely from your current location, or work from office in Riga.
  • Ongoing support from Performance Manager
  • Extra days off
  • Buddy programme
  • Mobile phone and allowance for calls

Want to make a difference together with us?

Warmly welcome with your application as soon as possible! Apply here!

If you have any questions regarding the position, you are welcome to contact responsible Recruiting Manager Edvins Elferts at or our Talent Manager at !



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