Cloud Transformation Architect - Azure

  • Location

    Bracknell, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £525 - £550 per day

  • Contact:

    Aaron Madray

  • Contact email:

    Aaron.Madray@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH94863_1546425519

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-01

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Cloud Transformation Architect

Bracknell

6 months

This is a great opportunity to join an established architecture team, with an immediate focus on delivering a complex Cloud migration project for a large UK customer. You will be a senior member of the team responsible for technical leadership of cloud transformation projects. Your track record and experience of both traditional infrastructure and cloud, will enable you to smoothly transform client environments to cloud in order to achieve their business goals.

Role Purpose

In this role, you will analyse the client's business requirements, use your broad technical knowledge and cloud platform skills to architect the right solution. You will show leadership to the wider project and technical teams across Global Delivery Centres when needed. Your leadership skills will enable you to coach members of the team, drive solutions forward and be able to take a pragmatic approach to ensure success in challenging environments.

Skills - Essential

The ideal architect will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Microsoft Azure Solution Architect certification
  • Proven experience owning technical strategy and solutions from design through to successful delivery
  • Experience designing, planning and delivering cloud migration projects in enterprise environments
  • Experience leading other team members to deliver solution elements
  • Extensive experience architecting cloud solutions in complex enterprise environments
  • Broad technical awareness of multiple application technologies, with strong knowledge of Java applications.
  • Excellent stakeholder management of senior decision makers
  • Strong understanding of traditional infrastructure environments including security and networking
  • Good awareness of end-to-end business applications and enterprise services
  • Proactive working style and comfortable dealing with ambiguity
  • Great analytical skills and enjoys working in a fast paced environment
  • Client focused with strong presentation skills and written communication
  • Experience working in Agile and DevOps environments

Skills - Desirable

The following skills and qualifications are also desirable:

  • Experience of architecture frameworks and processes (e.g. TOGAF)
  • Experience working in a service integrator or service provider environment
  • Microsoft Azure - PaaS skills
  • Exposure working in a cloud-native environment

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance