AWS Architect

Bilston, UK
19 Oct 2019
26 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: AWS Architect

Location: Bilston, West Midlands

Salary: Upto £80,000p.a

We are looking for a talented AWS Architect looking to take the next step to join a rapidly growing cloud practice. Must be able to architect, design, and develop solutions in a variety of environments. You will have a minimum of 3 years' experience working across a variety of infrastructure environments.

Experience / Responsibilities:
  • Perform expert-level systems AWS development and design work
  • Develop technical roadmaps for future AWS cloud implementations
  • Ensure security is integrated into all cloud architecture solutions
  • Perform advanced systems modelling, simulation and analysis
  • Determine system specifications, input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility

Knowledge and Experience

  • Strong understanding of core Amazon infrastructure including EC2, S3, ELB, Auto scaling, RDS, VPC, Security Groups, NACLs, IAM, Cloud Formation & Route53
  • A good understanding of the AWS Well Architected Framework
  • Knowledge of End User Compute (EUC) technologies, e.g. Amazon WorkSpaces, Citrix, RDS
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment
  • Windows Server (2012 R2 and later)
  • Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS/DHCP design and implementation
  • AWS Solution Architect Associate certification or higher

  • Familiarity with Linux server
  • Working with AWS in a serverless context (e.g. use of AWS SAM, Serverless, CodeCommit, CodeDeploy, CloudFormation, API Gateway, Cognito, Lambda, DynamoDB)
  • Using development tools such as JIRA, GIT, Jenkins, Maven and SonarQube
  • Familiarity with software tools which automate or assist part of the development build process
  • Proven implementation experience using Java and Node.js
  • Hands-on experience of containerisation technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes and ECS
  • Experience in configuration management and automation tools such as Chef or Ansible

Company Culture/Environment:

Alscient is a rapidly growing IT Consultancy, with a UK wide customer base, in a fast-moving industry and we're looking for motivated people who are eager to learn new skills and help us push the company forward. We are a fun, social and supportive environment, with regular social outings and trips. We give all team members the opportunity to grow their careers with clear objectives set out in Personal Development Plans and reward based on personal and company performance.


A tailored development plan will be delivered covering all aspects of the role, including technical and non-technical skills. Support will be provided to gain certifications and accreditations.


As well as a competitive salary, you will be eligible for additional rewards including bonus, profit share scheme, contributory pension and flexible working.

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