Our Central Government client require a Lead Cloud Architect (SC Cleared). Summary of the role A Lead Cloud Architect is required to lead the design and strategy of a critical Commodity Cloud Platform build. Who you will work withThe specialist will be working as a Lead Architect engaging with the Chief Technology Officer's office on design. The specialist will need to engage with various internal stakeholders as necessary. To deliver some of the design work, external stakeholder engagement should be expected. What you will work onThe specialist will define the tactical and strategic direction of a critical platform build. Key skills and experience; Demonstrable experience in technically leading strategic and tactical projects and/or programmes within the past 2 years.Demonstrable expert knowledge of building a platform on Commodity Cloud.Demonstrable experience in architecting Commodity Cloud IaaS and/or PaaS solutions from the ground up within the past 2 years.Demonstrable expert knowledge of Linux, specifically Redhat within the past 2 years.Demonstrable knowledge of the following Harshicorp products. Vault, Consul, Terraform within the past 2 years.Demonstrable expert knowledge of DNS and Route53.Demonstrable expert knowledge of specific AWS products. CloudHSM, Transit Gateway, Control Tower, AWS Organization, Service Catalog, Security Hub (or similar).Demonstrable knowledge of F5 and Palo Alto.Designing AWS (or similar) cloud security solution for highly secure national system.Implementing AWS (or similar) cloud security solution.Creating cloud migration designs and migrating client environment.AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional or similar certification.AWS Certified Developer or similar certification.AWS Security Speciality Certified or similar certification.CISSP or working towards certification.Demonstrable experiences working with encryption or data and network traffic.Demonstrable working practice of DevOps tools.Knowledge of Public Sector systems.