Cloud Technical Architect

Cloud Technical Architect

My client is looking to for a proven Technical Architect for an immediate AWS focused project within the finance industry. The successful candidate will help to develop their cloud strategy, work with Technology Business & Infrastructure teams to produce working POC's for selected applications/scenarios and liaise with Security functions to ensure best practice secure deployments.

Job Description

Job Title: AWS Technical Architect
Location: UK-London


Overview:

My client is looking to for a proven Technical Architect for an immediate AWS focused project within the finance industry. The successful candidate will help to develop their cloud strategy, work with Technology Business & Infrastructure teams to produce working POC's for selected applications/scenarios and liaise with Security functions to ensure best practice secure deployments.

Responsibilities:

* AWS focused
* Act as internal SME for Cloud Services
* Understand legacy IT infrastructure and translate to Cloud platform(s)
* Produce POC cloud & hybrid deployments based on business use cases
* Provide internal support, guidance & skills growth internally for the Cloud platform(s)
* Functional / Technical Competencies:
* Identity & Access Management: Identity Synchronisation (e.g. Azure AD, AD Connect, LDAP), Portal Single-Sign-On (e.g. ADFS), Access management & RBAC
* Billing, Subscription & Resource management: Organisation structures, subscription hierarchies, Billing & consumption reporting
* Cloud Networking: vNETs, NSG's, UDR's, Peering, VPN's, load balancing & Direct Connections (e.g. ExpressRoute)
* Cloud Security: Virtual appliances, policies, best practice, on-prem integration
* IaaS: Running Windows & LINUX workloads, porting/migrating on-premise workloads, Running workloads in a hybrid environment, Automation & Orchestration solutions
* PaaS: Web apps, SQL Database, No SQL DB's, MicroServices (e.g. containers, Service Fabric)

Work Experience:

* Understanding of Cloud architectures and strategy (public, private, and hybrid)
* In-depth knowledge of at least one of the following cloud platforms (with exposure to at least one other): Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, Google Cloud Platform
* Hands-on knowledge of Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Visualisation: VMWare, Virtual networking, Security and application architecture
* Proven experience in designing innovative Business Solutions using Cloud platforms.
* Track record in the delivery of successful Cloud Infrastructure projects.
* Excellent understanding of at least one Cloud Identity Security and Access Management implementation.
* Exposure to both Cloud Marketplace Security services and products for Azure, AWS & Google platforms.
* PowerShell/ ARM scripting skills (or other relevant languages)
* Some knowledge of application architectures using non-Microsoft technologies such as Linux, SAP, and Open Source technologies such as OpenShift, Docker, Kubernetes and similar.
* Understanding of Cloud-related development concepts (e.g. Agile, DevOps, CI CD pipeline) & related tools (e.g. VSTS, GitHub, TeamCity)

Qualifications:

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability
* A pro-active, motivated approach.
* The ability to operate with urgency and prioritise work accordingly
* Strong decision-making skills, the ability to demonstrate sound judgement
* A structured and logical approach to work
* Strong problem-solving skills
* A creative and innovative approach to work
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* The ability to manage large workloads and tight deadlines
* Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
* Flexible and responsive to change
* Ability to work effectively autonomously and as part of a team

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Key Consultant

James Llewellyn

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