Cloud and API Solutions Architect Job ID: 360

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Thames Valley

Up to £90,000 plus bonus and pension
 
Our Client is embarking on a brand new enterprise Cloud, project based in the Thames Valley. Expanding and accelerating their capabilities of its online channel on the back of a new, improved multi-branded website.
 
The purpose is to create a Platform Service Architect function to architect and implement Cloud solutions against the business requirements features, ensuring that they align to the “always on” vision.
 
Key role responsibilities:
 
*Experience in identifying technical requirements and designing and/or implementing optimal  Cloud solutions for them
*Experience in migrating and/or extending on-premises networks to the Cloud
*Supporting incident  management and problem management with service restoration and root-cause analysis if  required
*Maintaining a detailed architectural understanding of the platform features, top-to-bottom, from  user experience through to systems of record
*Working with the business site owner on optimisation initiatives
*Alignment with Application Management function ensuring that any features continue to comply with “always on” reference architectures as they evolve
 
Required Experience
 
*BA degree in design related subject or equivalent practical experience
*Experience of distributed or highly available architecture design and governance
*Good presentation skills
*Proven track record of thought leadership
*5 years + experience working on high traffic Cloud platforms
*An understanding of developing for digital and the constraints applicable to digital design
*Experience working with multi-faceted project teams
*Experience working in an agile development environment
*Working with a mature DevOps methodology, processes and tooling
*Deep understanding of Cloud technologies, such as IaaS, PaaS, Networking, Storage, Security *Global Traffic Management,    Database and other emerging technologies
 
Technical Skills
*Architectural understanding of highly available cloud based web methodologies (Microservices) *RedHat OS and automation (Infrastructure as code)
*Content Delivery Networks Cloud based storage platforms
*Database technologies (Cassandra, Oracle)
*Global Traffic Management design principles (Akamai preferred)
*Containers application technology – (Docker, Kubernetes) CI/CD pipeline experience (Ansible/Jenkins)
*Experience with scripting, and configuration automation (Ansible, Jenkins)
*Networking expertise and design of cloud based platforms
*Collaboration and development tools, such as Atlassian suite, version control systems like Git
 
As well as the salary there is an outstanding benefits package including bonus and pension.
 


Salary: £80000 to £90000 Country: United Kingdom
Region: Any Region
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