Solution Architect

Lincoln Recruitment Services
£70-90k Depending on Experience
08 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
Job Title:AWSSolution Architect Location:Reading, UK Full/Part Time:Full-Time Salary:£70-90k depending on experience Are you an AWS certified Solution Architect ready to make a move? Do you want to be a major part in transforming market leading services into one of the world's largest security clouds? My client is a respected market leader in the cyber security space. They are in the in the process of a major transformation. Their focus is migrating their existing products and services to the cloud while developing new, innovative products and services that solve important unmet or underserved needs. With a supportive environment, you will cast out your ideas, have a voice and the freedom to bring those to life. Are you ready to help make an impact? Working as a part of the Production Engineering team, you will report to the VP of Production Engineering who is responsible for operational delivery and support of the production infrastructure. They are at a key stage in their migration of services to the public cloud (initially AWS) and are looking for you to join them on this exciting journey. You'll work alongside the best technical minds in the industry and have a unique opportunity to use your technical knowledge and skills in an environment dedicated to maintaining industry superiority. The ideal candidate will possess the skills that will allow them to drive discussions at all levels within the company. Being highly technical and analytical he/she will be the technical lead in project engagements. He/she should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges. What you will be doing - As a Solution Architect, you will work shoulder-to-shoulder with our engineering teams to; specify, design and build the next generation platform security services. Leveraging your skill along with depth of knowledge of AWS services, you will provide technical leadership to cross functional teams looking to build/migrate services to the public cloud. The core components of your new role will be: - Remaining up to date on core AWS technology/service developments assessing their relevance for technical challenge resolution for; existing, new and migrating services - Become a member of the architecture board. Accountable for setting technical and security standards across our platform - Participate in requirements gathering and defining solution architecture for new and existing services - analyzing both technical and business requirements and translating them into technical requirements - Developing technical and conceptual specifications in support of the overall application requirements specifically related to; availability, performance and compliance with defined security and process controls # - Identification and selection of appropriate technologies, to accomplish new or migrating services strategic goals - Serve as an SME escalation point for Lead Solutions Engineers and management - SME technical leadership during incident handling and troubleshooting - Drive performance analysis/tuning and contribute to service capacity planning/demand forecasting - Documentation of current and future environments, driving the evolution of current documentation standards to simply and reduce maintenance overhead - Travel will be required What you will need - - BS or MS degree in Computer Science, or a related field - Strong exposure to AWS service portfolio - AWS Certified - Solutions Architect Professional - Demonstrable experience in design, implementation of public cloud solutions. - Proven exposure to large scale public cloud migration initiatives. Evidence of time is a technical lead is desirable - Demonstrable exposure to automation and orchestration technologies in conjunction with public cloud hosted applications. Ansible experience is desirable - Demonstrable working knowledge of networking both software defined and traditional implementations - 5 - 10 years' experience administering Linux systems. Strong working knowledge their underlying components, system statistics, performance tuning - Experience with Windows administration, automation and Active Directory - Specialist in multiple AWS services - Experience of designing and managing large scale environments - customer-facing, high-availability, large scale environments - Experience in one or more of the following languages: Perl, Python, PowerShell. - Experience working in Agile environments - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with executives, management, developers and peers What they are offering - In the return for the above, my client is offering a salary of £70-90k depending on experience with paid holidays, pension scheme and a very good private healthcare package. If this sounds like something of interest to you then please hit the apply button for a confidential chat at a time that suits you.
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