Job Specification

Job Title: Cloud Solutions Architect
Job Reference: 8176
Job Location: Milton Keynes, England
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car+Fuel Card+10% Bonus+9% Pension
Sector: IT
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 17/11/2018

Job Details

Are you an experienced Cloud Solutions Architect with a demonstrable track record in the design and implementation of cloud solutions? Interested in a role where you will be responsible for owning and planning Cloud Adoption for a multi award winning, global brand? Sounds exciting? Please read on…. This is a key hire and we are looking for an experienced Cloud Solutions Architect (ideally with expertise in AWS) for this role where you will be leading the definition & implementation of the cloud strategy with responsibility for managing the cloud platform roadmap. Here, core tasks / responsibilities will include but not be limited to; *Migration of legacy applications into the cloud platform. This could involve application re-architecting if required in order to make them cloud-ready. *Definition of a Cloud Target Operating Model catering for differing models that includes public/private and IaaS/PaaS/SaaS technologies. *Definition of Cloud and backend systems integration requirements. *Definition of a Cloud governance framework ensuring that the cloud platform is compliant with all security, regulatory and legal requirements. *Acting as the UK's single point of contact for the adoption of the Cloud offering including B2C digital products and customer facing applications. *Stakeholder support and management in order to ensure understanding and buy in for the cloud strategy. *Identifying cloud skill gaps across technical teams and devising training plans to upskill existing staff. Candidates will need to possess proven experience in a Cloud Solution Architect role with excellent experience in the design and implementation of cloud solutions utilising some or all of the following technologies: AWS, OpenStack, Azure or Pivotal Cloud Foundry. Experience in some of the following areas is also required; *Experience in one or more of the following IT domains: Architecture, Software Development or Operations. *Experience of reviewing new cloud platform designs in order to ensure adequate security practices are considered at the design stage. *Experience of running / operating cloud platforms at scale *Experience of Software Engineering / Agile Software Development *Experience of contributing to ITT procurement exercises in order to define detailed requirements (non-functional requirements in particular) Boasting a fast paced, collaborative team environment that encourages innovation, our client is offering a highly competitive salary and superlative benefits package that includes a company car, fuel card, up to 9% Pension contribution, private medical cover, 10% Bonus and generous holiday entitlement together with the opportunity to join a hugely successful, multi award winning, global brand working on a hugely exciting digital transformation programme! Apply now with a current CV for further information!


Contact: Chuck Lam
Telephone: 01908 062291