AWS Technical Solutions Architect - Email Security Solutions

Global Technology Solutions Ltd
£60k - £80k pa
06 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced AWS Technical Solutions Architect to join the a well respected fortune 500 company.

You will have AWS Certification, and have worked with AWS for 3 years minimum.

We are looking for AWS Solution Architects to help us migrate our services to the cloud. Change management and technical experience is also key to this role.

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.

As a Solution Architect, you will work shoulder-to-shoulder with our engineering teams to; specify, design and build the next generation platform for Email 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 a 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

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

If you have the above skills and experience please apply now!
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