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Lead Infrastructure Cloud Architect - London - Up to £105,000

  • Location

    London, England

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    Information Technology

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  • Salary:

    £95000.00 - £105000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Vikki Bayfield

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    about 2 years ago

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Lead Infrastructure Cloud Architect - London - Up to £105,000

Our client a FTSE 100 Global Insurance company who has a revenue over £50million are actively seeking a Lead Infrastructure Cloud Architect to join their Cloud Centre of Excellence.

The Lead Infrastructure Cloud Architect will manage a team of Cloud Platform Architects and will work closely with the Cloud Platform DevOps teams and Head of Cloud Engineering to define platform roadmaps and design low level cloud platform infrastructure and DevOps tooling architecture for the cloud teams to build against.


  • Previous experience leading a team of AWS Cloud Architects
  • Experience as a "hands on" AWS cloud architect in an enterprise environment
  • In-depth practice in architecting large-scale enterprise cloud solutions and platforms.
  • Proficiency in designing low level cloud platform architecture such as networking, management: logging, monitoring and alerting, configuration management, CI/CD pipelines, authentication, secrets management, image management, malware, HIPS/HIDS and vulnerability management.
  • Strong experience of Amazon Web Services (AWS) (e.g. VPC, Direct Connect, EC2, RDS, Lambda, S3, CloudTrail/Watch etc)
  • Experience working closely with defined architecture patterns and standards to create a roadmap for a platform
  • Ideally come from a DevOps / Cloud engineering background


  • Work with Head of Cloud Engineering to formulate the platform delivery and strategic roadmap providing technical and architectural guidance
  • Help set the technical direction of the cloud platform ensuring the technical / architectural integrity of the platform
  • Manage and lead a team of Cloud Platform Architects who will work closely with the Platform DevOps teams to design and architect innovative cloud platform solutions.
  • Actively communicate with your Platform product owner to ensure that you are and your team always delivering to the product owners requirements.
  • Provide cloud consulting services and expertise across the business and IT.
  • Gain approval for platform solutions and technology selections at the Cloud Technical Design Authority

If this Cloud Architect role is of interest, then please apply with an up to date CV.

Lead Infrastructure Cloud Architect - London - Up to £105,000