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AWS Architect

  • Location

    Zürich,

  • Sector:

    IT Architecture

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    €550 - €600 per day

  • Contact:

    Mitchell Forbes

  • Contact email:

    mitchellf@montash.com

  • Salary high:

    600

  • Salary low:

    550

  • Job ref:

    AWS

  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2017-02-15

  • Startdate:

    23/05/2016

Montash have been enagged by a leading FS client to source an AWS architect for an initial 12 month contract.

  • Engage with C-level executives to define Enterprise cloud strategies and roadmaps.
  • Identify motivators for cloud adoption and unlocking Enterprise challenges.
  • Analyze application portfolios, identifying dependencies & common infrastructure platform components and assessing migration feasibility.
  • Architect hybrid AWS and on premise solutions for technology clusters and patterns.
  • Cost/Benefit modeling, and creating compelling business cases for migration.
  • Develop suitable AWS-based pure cloud and Hybrid solutions, both from a solution and Infrastructure perspective, based on customer requirements.
  • Generate AWS migration roadmaps, and driving buy-in across complex organization structures.

Essential Requirements


  • Bachelors degree in IT or equivalent is required.
  • Y ears of experience in an Architect role, with hands-on designing of on-premises solutions architecture and providing technical leadership to delivery.
  • Years of experience in Architecting cloud solutions, specifically on AWS.
  • Years of experience leading Cloud Application Architecture (SaaS, and PaaS) Assessments, Cloud Application migrations, including developing roadmaps to transform Client technical Architectures.
  • Participated in at least 2 medium-side and/or 1 large size Cloud Application Migration projects, involving designing, building, and/or enhancing Cloud solutions based on AWS.
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, associated business drivers, and emerging computing trends, with an updated Insight of current challenges and Innovation in the Cloud market.
  • Hands-on experience in architecting pure cloud, or hybrid cloud solutions, along with Integration with on-premises systems.

Desirable Requirements

  • Hands-on working experience in a technical capacity on one or more public Cloud platforms besides AWS, viz. Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform /App Engine etc.
  • Knowledge and working experience around open-source Cloud Foundry, and/or Pivotal Cloud Foundry highly desirable.
  • Experience with scripting and automation in the Cloud using Industry standard tools.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments.
  • One or more Cloud certifications from Industry leader OEM's such as CompTIA Cloud+, Azure, AWS, Cloud Security Alliance / CCSK, Salesforce.com, Red Hat, Google, VMware.
  • AWS Solution Architect Certification - Associate and/or Professional level, highly desirable

If you feel that this is you, drop me a line on mitchellf@montash.com.