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Cloud Architect

Job Title: Cloud Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leatherhead
Salary: 85000 - 110000
REF: Cloud Architect
Contact Name: Claire Hallet-Walsh
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Cloud Architect


Leatherhead (post COVID-19)

£85-110K depending on experience plus extensive benefits package


Due to the sensitive nature of this project all applicants must be UK Nationals who have been in the UK for at least 10 years as you will be required to gain Security Clearance to SC level initially, and must be willing to undergo further clearance to DV level.


Position Summary:

Our client is currently looking for an experienced Cloud Architect to help drive the successful exploitation of cloud technologies through the delivery of ambitious and novel solutions.

This role is focused primarily on the delivery of contemporary and innovative technical solutions for the most challenging problems of government agencies. Teams work alongside their customers to help them understand how to exploit technologies to maintain competitive advantage, and systems are engineered for performance, security, reliability and scalability; built with modern CI and CD tooling and techniques.


Job role responsibilities:

This role offers fantastic opportunities to work on leading edge and bespoke technologies within an interesting and highly rewarding environment.

You will work directly with clients and delivery teams to develop high quality technical solutions and designs for multi/hybrid cloud platforms with an emphasis on modern serverless architecture (FaaS).

There is a heavy commitment to developing team members and providing excellent learning and development opportunities to ensure that your knowledge and skills keep pace with the evolving technology landscape. The business promotes a culture of innovation, collaboration and ownership where highly motivated self-starters thrive.

Some travel to London once every 2 weeks post COVID may be required which would be fully expensed. Although we would like candidates to have all the mandatory requirements, we can also consider high quality individuals who meet most of the criteria.


Essential experience required:

Ideal candidates will probably come from a software DevOps background moving to Cloud Architecture. Required experience includes:

•Hands on system engineering experience on cloud platforms using AWS or GCP

•Designing and developing using Java with code written to a common standard including well-documented code and design documents

•Comprehensive understanding and experience of implementing CI/CD pipelines using contemporary tooling for version control, automation and configuration management

•Using Linux as a deployment platform and day-to-day development environment – eg package management, networking configuration etc

•Able to write, review and assure technical documentation such as HLDs, LLDs, user guides, release notes etc

•Microservices and containerisation technologies such as Kebernetes, OpenShift and Docker


About the company:

Our client is a global Tier 1 company involved in many leading mission critical projects. They are highly regarded within the industry and are one of the largest independent technology & business services firms in the world.

They consider employees as highly valued members of the business and offer extensive progression opportunities for those wishing to move further in their career on a local, national or global scale.