Enterprise Architect- Cloud

Spring Technology
London (Greater)
£78k - £82k pa + Benefits
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Enterprise Architect- Cloud and Hosting- Permanent- Norwich- £82,400

The Company
Spring Technology is seeking an experienced Enterprise Architect with Cloud and Hosting experience is required by a Global Insurance company in their Norwich offices.

The Role
As the Enterprise Architect for Cloud & Hosting, you will be working within the Global Infrastructure Architecture team responsible for ensuring that their hosting capability supports the needs of the organisation. You will be instrumental in driving adoption of Cloud technology and making their vision of "Cloud First" a reality.

*Delivering the architecture strategies, patterns and roadmaps and that map to the IT Vision, Strategy and Transformation Roadmaps for Cloud & Hosting Technologies.
*Defining the activities, investments and decisions required to deliver against the target state over a 3-5 year timeframe.
*Creating reference architectures for hosting services/capabilities to guide application deployment solutions and provide a reference for governance.
*Working closely with the company's service partners and other Vendors to understand the evolution of their technologies and services and mapping these to the vision.
*Supporting Supplier Management and Procurement in contract reviews and negotiations.
*Contributing to the development of, and leading the architectural assessment of change portfolios to support delivery of the group IT Strategy.
*Actively supporting the data centre migration and cloud programmes and holding project delivery teams accountable for the design and build of architected solutions.
*Supporting the further development of hosting and cloud computing technologies through active participation in a professional community.
*Accountable for the Design Authority for the Data Centre Migration Programme.
*Technical and line management responsibility for around 10 staff.

Experience Required
*Comprehensive infrastructure architecture delivery record in an Enterprise context including networks, cloud and hosting, storage and enterprise management domains.
*Significant experience of architecting multi-tier, high availability infrastructure across a wide variety of technologies including Mainframe, proprietary Unix, and commodity platforms.
*Detailed experience of hybrid hosting patterns including Public, Private and Hybrid Clouds, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and traditional hosting approaches.
*Knowledge of database and Middleware technologies including application platforms and messaging technologies.
*Experience of deployment automation and monitoring including adoption of Infrastructure as Code.
*Strong information security knowledge across the infrastructure domain.
*Demonstrable technology innovation experience in a multi-vendor environment.
*Relevant professional qualifications are desirable eg TOGAF.

Spring Technology is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Spring Technology is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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