AWS Cloud Architect

Permanent  |  £70,000 - £80,000  |  Central London

Infrastructure  •  DevOps

We are currently looking for Cloud Solutions Architects to join an expanding cloud-based team for a client of ours in Central London. This organisation is currently going through a massive digital transformation and is, therefore looking for candidates who can help shape the direction and plan the strategy of this team to meet business requirements. 

This is an innovative, and practical role as you will be responsible for creating detailed and functional designs which meet the companies high standards and expectations.

We are looking for candidates who have worked with both public, private and hybrid cloud solutions. However, your core focus will be will be AWS as a cloud provider - meaning prior AWS experience is essential for this position. (AWS certifications are favoured not required!) 

Experience with other cloud providers including Google, Openstack, Azure, vCloud will also be beneficial. Yet, you will also need to have prior experience with the architecture of infrastructure as a whole alongside virtualization technologies (VMWare/Vblock) to be fully effective for this transformation. 

This is a chance for candidates who are confident in their architecture ability to really frame solutions as you will play a vital role in how the cloud division moves forwards in the future. Although this may be a challenging opportunity, we are looking for architects who are able to work efficiently to meet time and cost restraints with their designs. 

You will need to work alongside engineers and developers to ensure that your plans are followed meticulously as well as be an escalation point for any issues that arise in your designs. This is a strategy focussed position, however, you may be required to be hands-on with your solutions when necessary. 

To be successful in this position, you will need a good understanding of AWS designs and integrating infrastructure platforms with extensive experience, focusing on AWS, IaaS, PaaS and IaaC. 

If you are looking for an opportunity to lead the direction of a new team in a leading retailer - apply now for this fantastic opportunity! 

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from Cloud Engineers of any age for this role. LinuxRecruit are a leading open source specialist and provide services as an agency and an employment business. 
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