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Cloud Architect - AWS or Azure

Ref #: VE122
Vicky Eales 04/11/2021
Location: Fully Remote Not Disclosed Fully Remote
Salary: £100,000 up to £120,000 basic £
Type: Permanent
Seniority: N/A
Date: 04/11/2021
Cloud Architect - AWS or Azure


To be successful, you will have experience in designing and building Microservices architectures for cloud and on premises, with a hands-on development and / or implementation background preferred. You will be familiar with most modern back-end technologies and will be proficient in designing architectures around them, considering functional and non-functional requirements.

As an experienced and highly technical architect, you will have a track record (and will ideally be able to reference) your solution architecture skills and will be familiar with driving Architectural method in a Agile Development organisation.

Desired Experience / Qualifications
In order to succeed in this role, you should have experience with most of the following:

  • Design and development / implementation of distributed applications
  • Strong knowledge and experience of RDBMS (MSSQL preferred), NoSQL technologies and distributed high performance and cloud-based data systems
  • Containerisation and orchestration, eg Docker, Kubernetes and related cloud services
  • Design patterns for multi-tenant cloud applications
  • Conceptual and physical data architectures
  • Producing high level blueprints, reference architectures.
  • Designing and optimising for security, performance and scale (especially backend systems) – for example; minimising data in transit, selecting low-overhead communication protocols to ensure high performance
  • Deep knowledge of at least one cloud platform (AWS or Azure preferred), ideally to certified level
  • Strong written and verbal communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Data Warehousing, ETL / Data Processing.
  • Designing analytics and machine learning solutions or applications
  • Agile development practices
  • Knowledge of RPA or other Automation platforms

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