Cloud Architect

Recruiter
Harvard Associates Ltd
Location
Farnborough
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
20 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An opportunity to join a dynamic, market-leading cloud business who can offer genuine career progression and development.”
Cloud Architect
Based in: Farnborough
Salary: Highly Competitive
Are you a sysadmin or solution architect looking for a more dynamic, forward-thinking and progressive organisation where you can put your full range of skills and experience to better use?
Working as an integral member of a high performing sales team, the Cloud Architect will help the account management team promote the use of our cloud services. Also, you help customers design solution which is scalable, resilient but not over-engineered. Ensuring that the customer’s business requirements are met and that they are realising the true value of cloud services.
The role of Cloud Architect provides an opportunity to work with truly self-service, pay as you go Cloud Infrastructure. As well as developing existing knowledge in enterprise technologies such as VMware & Windows Server, there are opportunities to learn new digital technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes and Microsoft Azurestack. There is also the opportunity to work with customers who develop their own software rather than deploy commercial off the shelf applications
Cloud Architect Essential Requirements:
* Strong communications skills
* Strong presentation skills (interactive with Whiteboard preferably)
* Hands-on experience designing and/or running production systems in a virtual platform
* Commercial experience representing a company in meetings with senior customer stakeholders
* Good knowledge and understanding of Cloud Computing – IaaS, PaaS and SaaS
Cloud Architect Desirable Requirements:
* Knowledge & experience of the UK Public Sector and/or System Integrators/ISV’s.
* Experience of AWS, Azure or Google Cloud
* Linux sysadmin skills
* Software development experience
* Open Source contributor
Benefits include but are not limited to:
o Competitive salary plus 10% bonus
o 25 days' holiday increasing to 30 days over length of service, half a day birthday leave, charity day
o Contributory pension
o Healthcare
o Life cover

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