AWS Solutions Architect

London, Greater London, England
Job Type:
Cloud & Infrastructure
Job reference:
about 1 month ago

AWS Solution Architect

London (remote working)

6 months+

*Inside IR35

Client Overview:

Our client is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations. Their customers range from individual savers and investors to some of the world's biggest companies, governments and international organisations. They aim to connect them to opportunities and help them to achieve their ambitions.

Role Overview/Responsibilities:

  • Solutions architecture design for AWS platform services
  • Reviewing implementation of platform services to ensure alignment against design
  • Leading the development of global AWS architecture patterns, blueprints and standards
  • Working closely with security and compliance teams in the development of patterns and solutions
  • Leading the architecture governance approvals for new AWS services
  • Maintain a view of the AWS roadmap and review changes made by Amazon to understand the impact to HSBC hosted services
  • Research and development of new cloud services to improve performance, security and efficiency of AWS hosted services
  • Maintaining a Global AWS Service Catalogue which shows the approval status of AWS services
  • Reviewing Global Business/Function project designs to ensure alignment against globally defined patterns, blueprints and standards
  • Providing architectural approval for new projects onboarding to AWS
  • Represent the GCS AWS team in global architecture forums
  • Providing ad-hoc consultancy where required to projects using AWS infrastructure

Essential Skills:

  • Demonstrable experience working with AWS in an engineering or architecture capacity
  • Experience working as a Lead DevOps engineer or an AWS Solutions Architect
  • Experience of developing Solutions architecture designs in tools such as MS Visio, Lucidchart, etc.
  • Experience of working in an Agile and DevOps environment
  • Experience of building and implementing enterprise-wide architecture principles, standards, blueprints and patterns

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