Cloud Architect - AWS and Azure

Rullion Specialist Markets IT
£575.00 - £600.00 p day
29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Cloud Architect required with Amazon AWS and Azure experience We have an exciting opportunity available for one of our Blue Chip clients who are looking for an experienced Cloud Architect with Amazon AWS and Azure experience. Our client is ideally looking for experience of Utilities, Metering and Smart Metering across application and infrastructure is preferred. Responsible for driving the design and delivery of world-class cloud solutions for the office of the Deputy CIO of Technology, providing expertise on Cloud infrastructure services. This includes taking a lead role in the Cloud Architecture and engineering practice and will be challenged to find approaches that enable rapid adoption of new Cloud services and drive transformation for our business and IT processes. Responsibilities: Partnering with business-focused development teams and successfully leading the design of Cloud solutions and responsible for finding approaches that enable rapid adoption of new Cloud services, drive transformation, and transform IT. Also responsible for ensuring a high quality of delivery output into the operational business and providing support pre-sales technical activities and engagement with customers. Technical Management, Strategic leadership across multiple design and implementation projects, programmes and business planning activities. Customer Contract Internal / External: Plan function, Operate function, Sales and Business Development, pre-sales, Industry and Technology experts, and wider Siemens technology leaders . Responsibilities will include maintaining and delivering Cloud Architecture and solutions and ensuring the requirements are translated into effective and efficient implementations as part of major change programmes. Will own the system architecture as the project goes through inception through to delivery, creating high and low level designs, across application, infrastructure and networks. Understands and promotes infrastructure as code provisioning, patterns, and Cloud migration approaches Supports the technical roadmap and will be responsible for ensuring all services are developed to achieve a single vision and a controlled set of integrated designs. Contribute to and develop Technology roadmap compatible to the organisations strategy. Assisting in evaluating new approaches and technologies and ensuring solution and architectural quality Ensuring technical architecture compliance is rigorously applied to all implementation projects and operational changes through assurance processes. Represent assigned projects at the Design Authority and working closely with Project and Programme Managers to lead the solution delivery providing technical leadership, guidance and direction to the project team and being the interface to the business to ensure successful adoption of the solution. Accountable for the technical delivery milestones of assigned project and is the technical approval for the solution and is responsible for the technical quality of the solution being delivered competencies. Experienced IT professional and in depth solution architecture. Project Leadership experience and Sector experience and ideally has worked in the Energy and/or Utilities sector with knowledge of UK energy industry, Smart Metering, Smart Grid, Asset Management, Field Services, Resource Planning experience. Professional Broad experience across all IS disciplines with wide exposure to large scale complex IS projects including practical and specific technical knowledge in architecture, software development, design patterns, non-functional requirements, data migration and system integration. Functional leadership, IT Strategy, TOGAF Certification - is desirable. AWS Certified Solution Architect Project Management Database architecture Project / Process Functional Leadership with significant enterprise architecture definition, solution definition and deployment experience. Experience in solution definition & deployment using COTS/be-spoke software development including large scale data migration Proven technical management for a wide range of IT projects. Experience of development and deployment in a multi system environment mixing Cloud and on premise based applications. Experience of integration across ESB technologies. Demonstrable experience of leading people in multi-disciplinary teams. Enhanced written and oral communication skills ability to build strong support networks and with external partners / suppliers. Proven experience of working with deployment partners on/off and near shore capabilities.
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