Lead AWS Solution Architect

Lead AWS Solution Architect – London – six figure base salary plus 15% flex which is guaranteed and can be taken as cash each month plus 20% bonus and very generous benefits

Fantastic opportunity to join a leading consulting firm’s growing Cloud Centre of Excellence within their Financial Services business.

Role description

  • Involved in definition, planning and delivery of AWS engagements that may include:
  • Conducting cloud assessments to determine appropriate cloud use cases to leverage AWS and determine what applications and workloads to move to AWS
  • Based on cloud use case and/or applications/workloads to move to AWS, define and design appropriate to-be application, platform, and hosting architectures in AWS
  • Designing AWS architecture that meets key non functional requirements (security, compliance, performance, resiliency, and availability) and needed services
  • Migration of assets (workloads/applications) and capabilities (e.g. DR, archiving/backup) to AWS
  • Utilizing AWS services (e.g. CloudFormation, Opsworks, CloudWatch, CodePipeline, etc.) to implement desired cloud operating model to enable Environment-as-a-Service and DevOps capabilities
  • Implementation of appropriate security patterns utilizing AWS capabilities
  • Guide consultants and teams on how to structure and deliver AWS engagements; lead capturing and sharing of reusable content/IP (e.g. AWS reference architecture, AWS security patterns, etc.)

Skills required

  • Experienced Lead AWS Solution Architect
  • Pre-sales and Go to Market experience
  • Hands-on experience in planning, designing, architecting and implementing IT capabilities and migrating workloads/applications to AWS
  • Certified as an AWS Solution Architect at Professional level with demonstrable proficiency dealing with security, big data, serverless, API gateway and pipelines
  • Many years’ experience in IT and/or software development including roles as an enterprise architect, application architecture or infrastructure architecture
  • Implementation experience with distributed applications; working knowledge of software development, DevOps tools and methodologies
  • Experience in networking; infrastructure or database architecture
  • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with Senior IT executives
  • Excellent organizational skill and ability to juggle multiple demands without missing deadlines
  • Strong teambuilding skills and teamwork orientation; able to coach, mentor or lead by example
  • Strong understanding of risk management techniques and ability to develop appropriate contingency plans

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Job Information

Job Reference: TSLEADAWS
Salary From: £25000
Salary To: £30000
Job Industries: IT
Job Locations: London
Job Types: Permanent

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