Technical Design Authority

  • Location

    Knutsford, Cheshire

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  • Salary:

    £500.00 - £550.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Emma Higson-Kirrane

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Technical Design Authority


6 months

Would you like to join a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation?

Our client are at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. You will be based on site working with a British multinational investment bank and financial services company.

The successful candidate will be an AWS Certified, Enterprise Architect with previous experience of Applications/Workloads migrations to AWS.

You will be responsible for ensuring the continual improvement and integrity of the AWS Cloud Architecture & Transaction Cycle migrations to Cloud.

Daily tasks will involve:

  • Leading the technical design team and assuring all migrations to AWS follow the prescribed template, procedures, tools, methodology and adhere to architectural guidelines.
  • Engaging with our end client's AWS Command Centre stakeholders, AWS & other service provider teams in all aspects AWS Cloud Lifecycle Management.
  • Championing best practices and AWS Cloud Adoption Framework and maximise usage of current tools.
  • Assist projects in producing High Level Designs particularly in the specification of AWS Compute and Storage hosting Infrastructure.
  • Approve (or deny) technical design solutions submitted by projects to ensure appropriate use of technology and alignment.
  • Work with various teams and Service providers to reduce the Technical Debt in the AWS Cloud.
  • Work with the Portfolio, Programme and Projects and the Demand and Capacity Manager to gain an understanding if future projects and their demands for AWS Cloud Compute and Storage.

Responsibilities include:

  • Architecture Design Approval: Approve compliance with, or justifiable variance from, the architectural standards.
  • Quality Assurance: To ensure the integrity of the IT architecture and that upgrades proposed by other 3rd party suppliers are fit for purpose and comply the standards necessary to maintain a robust, consistent, efficient, effective and integrated technical infrastructure.
  • Technical Assurance: Agree and validate technical standards and to provide technical assurance that project designs are fit for purpose and using the standard infrastructure building blocks wherever possible.

Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.