Cloud Architect - AWS
Cloud Architect - AWS - London - Financial Services
A London based financial services company is looking to hire an experienced AWS Architect to join their team on a permanent basis. You will the help implement their Cloud Strategy, Architect Solutions and guide deployment in cloud environments.
* Implement their Cloud Strategy, Architect Solutions and guide deployment in cloud environments.
* Produce high-quality High-Level Design documentation describing technical systems solutions, providing overall design direction and recommendations for resolution of complex technical issues
* Provide technical and data leadership to the application development group, including being able to advise on the future direction of systems
* Support the Enterprise Architects in the development of infrastructure roadmaps to support the evolution of the technical and digital portfolios from current to future state
Key skills and experience;
* Experience with AWS Cloud, Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a service; micro-services architecture and Cloud architecture models is required.
* Experience in designing, integrating and managing end-to-end solutions for multi layered applications on an AWS stacks is required.
* Strong architecture experience on AWS Cloud Platform
* Strong understanding of information processing principles and practices.
* Continually be seeking to identify and recommend areas of improvement in our solutions, technology stacks, SDLC and development processes to make them better.
* Experience in systems and network design and development.
* Knowledge of networking, storage and server hardware configuration and design is preferred.
* Financial and/or Banking industry experience preferred
* Good stakeholder engagement
* Effectively communicates to diverse technical and nontechnical audiences, including developers, technical leads, peer architects and delivery owners.
* Excellent analytical and communication skills
* Leadership, stakeholder management and line management skills
* Ability to work on complex projects with globally distributed teams and tight timelines
Qualifications / certifications
* AWS Solution Architect certification is required.
* Relevant IT Architecture certification (e.g. TOGAF) is beneficial
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