Cloud Architect (Azure / AWS) - Cloud Transformation Leaders | 65-90K

Recruiter
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
15 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Cloud Architect (Azure / AWS) - Cloud Transformation Leaders | 65-90K London, EC2A 65,000 - 90,000 (DOE) + Excellent Company Benefits + Personal Development ++ Due to continued growth across the business we are delighted tooffer opportunities for both Lead and Technical Cloud Architects to joinone of the UKs leading managed hosting companies based in London,Midlands or Southwest and with a willingness to travel ++ The Company: We are part of one of the Top 3 Managed Cloud Computing Companies inthe UK. We are a premier Microsoft Gold Partner and a member of theprestigious Global Black Belt team for Azure BCP/DR. We are also selectpremium partners of Amazon, VMware and Google Cloud Platform. We are a dedicated Public Cloud services provider. We are a technicallyled, commercially minded company that delivers business benefit using ITtransformation as a platform offering obligation free services to allnew clients. We are a specialist IT technical consultancy, with wideranging skills covering areas such as Cloud Services, Virtualisation,Business Continuity, Big data, Data Analytics, Storage and Security. Weare also Government GCloud approved, security cleared and specialistCloud service supplier. We are leading Public Cloud Solutions Architects and have beenrecognised as such by being admitted to the Azure Circle Partnerprogram. We are also an Amazon Web Services Authorized GovernmentPartner and Google Cloud Platform Partner. In addition to theseprestigious partnerships we are a white label services supplier toVMware and Microsoft Professional Services. We are fully agnostic and use an objective weighted cost modelassuredCloudEconomics (tm) to identify best value placement ofworkloads. We sell no hardware or software so you are guaranteed thebest solution with no conflicts of interest. The Cloud Architect Role: The role of the Cloud Architect is a senior technical position withinthe business and requires thought leadership and strategic directionwithin both AWS and Azure. The objective of the Cloud Architect engagement is to create atechnology solution that will deliver against the customer's objectivesand meet our requirements for increasing business through profitable andstructured engagements. The Cloud Architect will hold the appropriate vendor certifications andlook to keep these updated as well as acting as a mentor to other staffimplementing or supporting these technologies. Typically involved from the pre-sales stages of a customer engagementthe Cloud Architect will be responsible for conceptualising anddesigning to a detailed level the overall solution, or developingfurther high-level designs produced by Solution Architects. Cloud Architect Key Responsibilities: + Technical ownership of project delivery and engaging closely with theProject Manager to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget. + Run technical workshops covering multiple technologies. + Perform presales activity in support of the Business Development team. + Perform presales activity as required in support of the SolutionArchitecture and Sales teams. + Creation of high quality documentation, including architectural highand low level designs. + Hands on ability to execute against designs + Articulate clearly the implications of designs decisions + The role requires detailed design skills specific to the individualstechnology specialisation complemented by an architecture-levelappreciation of all relevant complementary technologies. + Demonstrating an ongoing, proactive approach, working alongsideProfessional Services Solution Architecture in developing and deliveringservice offerings based on industry best practice and new to market technologies. + Development and delivery of technology specific presentations to bothlarge audience seminars and project workshop environments. Cloud Architect Required Skills/Experience // Essential: + Hands on with MSFT Azure + Delivering Cloud migrations + Detailed knowledge of the Azure platforms + Azure Site Recovery Manager + Azure PaaS offerings + Azure networking + Experience in the use of 3rd party migration tools such as Quest and BitTitan + Suitable Accreditations in supporting technologies is also beneficiale.g. MCSE + 5 years plus relevant experience in a consultancy focussed organisation. + Commercially aware with strong client facing and vendor relationshipdevelopment skills. + Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, enabling thepresentation of complex technical solutions. + Experience in working with and defining delivery methodologies + An understanding of Project management fundamentals + Conducting workshops with clients // Desirable: + AWS Exposure + VMware Exposure + Third party tools such as Zerto + O365 experience + Cloud Security Models + Security products such as Barracuda and Checkpoint + Industry Certifications + Experience in delivering pre-sales engagements and working with thepre-sales team + Estimating effort of workstreams or whole projects What do we offer in return? + Well shout you to lunch once a month + Day off on your Birthday + Breakfast on us every day, including a hot roll on Fridays + Free on-site car parking + Long service benefits + Snacks, drinks and fruit all day, everyday + Pension + Share save and childcare voucher schemes + Supported training and access to an online training portal 24/7 Training & Development: As you can gather, we have a relaxed and friendly working environmentbut dont be fooled; you will be working with some of the countrys besttalent and greatest technical experts. We want our people to thrive,prosper and to leave work every day feeling valued and that they havemade a difference. Talented, motivated and creative people lie at theheart of our success so we invest heavily in our people and theirprofessional and personal development through technical certification,our online training portal and our Management and Leadership Development Programme. **Please note that successful applicants must have the right to work inthe UK by the start of their employment. We do not sponsor work visas** You may have worked in the following capacities: Azure Cloud Architect, Azure Solutions Cloud Architect, AzureArchitect, AWS Cloud Architect, Cloud Transformation Consultant, Cloud Consultant. Interested? Just Apply Below... ...But first a little formality. By applying you Explicitly Consent tous processing & passing your application to our client for reviewfor this vacancy only. If your skills match the role you will hear backfrom us within 2 business days. If you have any pre-applicationquestions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Goodluck, Team RR. - provided by Dice AMAZON WEB SERVICES, AWS, AZURE, BCP, BIG DATA, BUSINESS CONTINUITY, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, CLOUD, CLOUD COMPUTING, GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM, MCSE, MICROSOFT, MIGRATION, PAAS, PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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