GCP Security Architect - Perm - up to £120 K GCP Security Architect - Perm - up to £120 K …

in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Up to £120000 / Yearly + Benefits
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Up to £120000 / Yearly + Benefits
Our clients, a prestigious consultancy with clients in finance sector is looking for a GCP Security Architect to join their team in London for a perm role.

Role Responsibilities

  • Help define and implement cloud offerings in client facing engagements.
  • Work collaboratively with project delivery leads and cloud engineers to effectively deliver the required levels of quality for the customer solutions.
  • You will join a project engineering team and focus on adding design and hands-on expertise, ensuring outcomes meet the highest technical and agile standards.
  • Help to identify opportunities within client sites to help drive sales.
  • Engage in pre-sales activities for both new business and existing customers.
  • Develop a view of various architecture domains covering applications, information, security, and infrastructure working with other specialists
  • Socialise the architecture artefacts and work closely with the design and delivery teams to help them understand the architecture and guide them through the delivery lifecycle.
  • Participate in various governance forums to get approval for the architecture artefacts and present possible options to resolve any ongoing architecture challenges
  • Support innovation and thought leadership from a technical standpoint both internally and externally to support business strategy
  • Help drive tech brand in the market, by contributing white papers, blogs, and tech articles
  • Keep track of tech trends in the industry and identify competitive advantages 

Competencies and Skills Needed

  • Demonstrable experience as a cloud architect for a technology, enterprise, or consulting organisation
  • Extensive experience with architecture frameworks (e.g., TOGAF)
  • Hands-on experience of using modern architecture patterns and familiarity with the development and delivery of architectures in both Service and System-Oriented Environments Strong leadership skills
  • Strong communicator
  • Strategic thinking-ability to execute the company tech strategy  
  • Strong team player and collaborator
  • Stakeholder management
  • Technical skills need to be current, including extensive cloud knowledge in at least one of the major cloud vendors; covering infrastructure, security, HA/DR, Logging & monitoring, CI/CD
  • Proficiency in at least one of the following: Terraform, ARM, CloudFormation, PowerShell, python
  • Mentoring skills
  • Any previous experience in mergers and acquisitions a plus.

Mandatory Skills:

  • Demonstrable experience designing cloud native architecture
  • Capable of clearly articulating technical designs and reasons for the choices
  • Architecture certifications in at least 1 of the 3 major cloud providers
  • Previous experience of cloud migrations and transformations
  • Pre-sales experience, with contribution in both sales and technical aspects
  • Proficiency with documentation; producing HLDs, LLDs and supporting operations guides.

Behavioural Skills

  • Our values are very important to us, so someone who understands the power of recognising others and saying, “thank you” and who leads a team, not manages it, is essential.
  • Collaborative and team player
  • Decisiveness
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