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Cloud Solution Architect - AWS/Azure

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Cloud and Software Tech

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £600 - £650 per day

  • Contact:

    Amy Harris

  • Contact email:

    amyh@montash.com

  • Salary high:

    650

  • Salary low:

    600

  • Job ref:

    CSA280218_1519834634

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-03-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

Montash have been engaged by a FTSE 3 Company to source a Solution Architect who is an expert in infrastructure, cloud platforms, and also some security and networks. You will need strong AWS and Azure experience also

Accountabilities

  • To establish and maintain credibility as an expert on solution architecture across infrastructure and Platforms within the global practice and in particular with USA.
  • To define, quality assure, and design solution architectures for enterprise solutions to meet specific, project based requirements, which align to the IT strategy and architecture standards by functional / process area.
  • To develop, maintain and govern enterprise architectures associated with the security and networks domains, which are aligned to IT architectures / standards and meet business requirements.
  • Write the architecture definition document for Azure hosting
  • To develop strong relationship with the US teams understanding their current state, what they have done so far, and then understanding cloud principles, Azure design, and making a design for client's entity that will fit their standards, and be acceptable to also to the entity.
  • To ensure that solutions will meet budgetary constraints.
  • To advise major projects and be the security subject matter expert to ensure the project meet the company's security requirements and is in-line with the security strategy and best practices.
  • To assess the impact of a solution change on the current and future enterprise architecture.
  • To define standards for the architecture estate and provide support for development of solution architecture and provide guidance to ensure compliance
  • To be accountable for the overall fit of the solution recommendation or design

Essential Skills

  • Strong AWS experience
  • Good knowledge and some experience of Azure
  • Good knowledge around Azure hosting.
  • Extensive experience across infrastructure, platform solution architecture
  • A good understand and good level of experience in Security & Network architecture
  • Good knowledge of cloud principles and understanding of Azure design
  • Experience working in a multinational organisation and clear evidence of having worked with teams in different regions.
  • Extensive experience within security of infrastructure, applications, data and identity and how these can be applied within an enterprise environment and outsourced/cloud way of working.
  • Experience with architecture in relation to Microsoft cloud platforms (Azure IaaS, PaaS, Office 365).
  • Change management and business engagement skills
  • Customer satisfaction through consistently meeting business requirements
  • Successful engagement and relationship management