AWS Solutions Architect

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

AWS Solutions Architect - London - Permanent - Up to £85,000

AWS Solution Architect - London - £85,000 + Bonus + Benefits Package

An exciting opportunity for a Solutions Architect with a passion for AWS to work for a leading Financial Services client based out of their London headquarters. This is a permanent position offering a strong benefits package and professional work environment.

For this position you will have the opportunity to:

* Lead project solution architecture on various levels - from high level outlined architecture to detailed architecture and in some cases high level design
* Get hands-on involvement in all phases of project delivery providing architectural input to the rest of the team
* Support the architecting and designing new cloud services or native services adoption
* Support product proof-of-concept, evaluation and selection activities; implementation & integration
* Provide support to evangelise and achieve the benefits associated with the adoption of AWS
* Take Responsibility for the Solution Architecture Document and other architectural deliverables, supporting the Business Analyst in the production of Use Cases and Use Case model, supporting Data Architect in the production of data deliverables.
* Liaising with stakeholders; both within BTS and the business areas, and also external parties providing architectural steer.
* Provide solution governance and quality assurance including membership of various Technical Design Authorities

To be successful in this position you will have:
* 3+ years of experience working as a solution architect in AWS space or Azure
* 5+ years of experience working as a solution architect
* Experience of complex multi-system solution development projects with multidimensional process and data requirements
* Hands-on experience of working through the end to end project lifecycle
* Familiarity with working with 3rd party or offshore suppliers to ensure the delivery of high quality designs that conform to the solution architecture defined
* Good overall knowledge of a broad range of technology and technology trends

You will have a technical background and possess:
* A deep and up-to-date understanding of best practice application / solution architectures
* Deep applied experience of the following:
Linux (RHEL)
Open Source tooling
Management of and automation of management systems (Chef)
Internet technologies (mail/DNS/Web)
* Experience of Amazon Web Services architecture, design and management (architecture, design & configuration, pricing, management etc.)
* Working experience of Amazon Web Service services and analytical services (e.g. VPC setup and management, Redshift, S3, Glacier, Snowball, EC2, Aurora Relational databases, NoSQL databases)
* Experience in application migration into AWS
* Demonstrable experience of successful implementing the above technologies at several clients and associated lessons learned

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