Cloud Architect

  • Location:

    Malvern, Worcestershire

  • Sector:

    IT, Engineering

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £600 - £800 per day

  • Job ref:

    54321_1596026191

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

Cloud Architect

Malvern

6 months

My client is looking for an experienced Cloud Architect, to work on AWS projects in Malvern for a 6 month contract.

Job description/Person specification:

  • Responsible for the technical specification and design of public cloud environments (AWS and Azure)
  • Advising and shaping technical best practices
  • Working in conjunction with product owners, systems engineers and other business stakeholders, take a leading role in developing
  • Driving the creation of prototypes and proofs of concept
  • Ensuring the security, scalability and robustness of all created services
  • Helping define scope, interfaces and estimate project development effort
  • Working with other architects to provide consistent and novel ways of working, design patterns and cross-team working

Position Requirements;

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience as an architect or lead for cloud infrastructure or cloud-hosted software
  • Understanding and experience of emerging cloud services and data architectures
  • Experience in working in an agile software development environment
  • Knowledge of AWS and Azure

Desirable:

  • Previous experience with agency and customers with sensitive information
  • Experience working with several agile work-flow tools including: JIRA, Confluence, Agile
  • Experience at working with agile at scale using frameworks such as SAFe or LeSS
  • Big Data experience
  • Experience working with and managing complex stakeholder relationships

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • A university degree in Computer Science or a related subject, or equivalent relevant experience
  • Certification as Solution Architect with AWS or Azure
  • Understanding of infrastructure security, software security, threats, vulnerabilities
  • Experience with RESTful services
  • Experience with Continuous Integration / Continuous Development Platforms
  • Excellent teamwork skills with an ability to engage with core stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills, able to simplify complex concepts
  • Experienced in working in an Agile environment, with agile tools and in a Matrix structured organisation.
  • Ability to apply architecture designs together with business and product owner requirements achieve a design that provides the best user requirements possible.

Due to the nature of the role candidates are required to hold an active SC clearance or be willing/eligible to undergo the process.

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