Cloud AWS Architect 6 Months + Extensions Northampton £560p/d Essential skills and experience: * Expert in architecting solutions across disparate technologies to achieve the complex business objectives of multiple business areas. * A proven track record of thriving in an unstructured, ambiguous environment; adept at varying own styles to influence the optimum outcome. * Experience of managing a diverse set of stakeholders and influencing their conflicting objectives in to a pragmatic solution and deliverable release schedule. * Financial services business and applications knowledge. * The ability to present complex technical ideas (both written and verbal), anticipate potential objections and persuade others to adopt the most appropriate view. Preferred skills and experience: * Banking experience is preferred but not essential. * Exposure to Cloud technologies. AWS Solution Architect certification - foundation level or higher e.g. Associate level is desirable. * Exposure to API design strategies both for internal and external customer usage * Experience of working with service management teams or an understanding of ITIL principles. * Application/Infrastructure/Enterprise Architect training and certification, e.g. TOGAF. * Experience of working in a highly regulated environment.