Solutions Architect (AWS Tooling)

Sanderson Government & Defence
28 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Solution Architect

Location: Blackpool

Initial Duration: 3 Months

IR35: Out of Scope

Rate: Up to £585 per day

Clearance: BPSS

The Tooling Architect is responsible for the end to end design of tooling deployment to support the programme requirements.

They will manage the design development and work with (share expertise) the design team, to develop, build and test secure technology platform solutions for future use They will provide tooling services to support a range of stakeholders and provide required support and assistance They will make use of their considerable technical knowledge and experience to determine appropriate methodology and use of cloud based technologies, deploying innovative agile techniques to reduce the overall project technical risk and deliver to within cost, time, scope and quality.

The role is expected to:

  • Be extremely hands-on, highly technical with strong experience in tooling engineering to pro-actively deliver against tooling requirements
  • Be certified - to Professional level desired
  • In conjunction with the lead VME-R Technical Architect Lead the design of tooling and produce a coherent set of high level and low requirements for the VME-R environments
  • Practical experience with Tooling technologies (Gitlab, Artifactory, Puppet, Ansible, Nexus, AWS Code Commit and related AWS Technologies)
  • Advise/Produce an Automation and Orchestration strategy
  • Be fluent with automated work flows (YAML, XML, Shell, Bash, Linux, Ruby, Git)

Essential Skills:

A deep expertise in:

  • Automation methodologies and scripting
  • Configuration and build pipelines (on AWS and On Prem)
  • Serverless architectures
  • Strive to review and improve services as the tooling evolves
  • Delivering technical solutions and working within hybrid-cloud enterprise level configurations
  • AWS, AWS DevOps - all current dev ops toolsets, Linux/RedHat, Windows, Oracle, Cloud Computing in the Public Sector, Automated tooling and approaches, SQL Server

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