Cloud Architect


  • £60000 - £90000 per annum
  • United Kingdom
  • Posted: 03/04/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 216103789

Job Details

Cloud Architect – custom software development



A Cloud Architect is being sought by one of the UK's most respected technology consultancies to join as a key player in a newly established global Cloud Practice.

The Cloud Practice is tasked with client advisory services, cloud project engagements and cloud service delivery.

This represents a fantastic opportunity to be a key player on a number of high profile Cloud transformation programmes across a number of different industries and companies.



The purpose of the role is to assist clients in optimising their use of cloud resources (public and private) as part of a balanced IT supply portfolio.

As such, the successful applicants will have a wealth of exposure in projects that exploit public cloud services and be capable of engaging predominantly on customer projects covering the full life cycle from proposal/justification to project design/build.



What we need:



It is anticipated that individuals will either be an architect or Consultant with significant specialism in either AWS or Azure.



• Expert knowledge of either AWS or Azure platform to deliver cloud-native solutions.

• A strong background in Java and open source technologies and frameworks; experienced at producing multi-tier, high-availability and secured applications.

• Understanding of Hybrid Cloud solutions and experienced in integrating public cloud into traditional hosting/delivery models

• Experience collaborating closely with engineering teams making use of best development practices.

• Agile / Scrum methodology experience.

• Able to help shape transition and transformation strategies.

• DevOps experience would be highly desirable together with containerisation technologies: Docker or Kubernetes.



What is on offer:



Professional development. Accelerated career progression. An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit.



Due to the nature of the projects, you are expected to be able to travel during the week (Mon-Thu) and work on client sites across the UK.


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