Cloud Architect (SC Cleared) - AWS or Azure with GCP experience

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Start date:
ASAP - Subject to on-boarding
3-6 Month Contract
Synergize Consulting Ltd
Home Based
Published at:
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Our client, a international defence, aviation and information technology company, are currently seeking an experienced Cloud Architect to work on a contract basis. The contract will be 3-6 months in duration and will be initially home based but the successful candidate must either be based near to or happy and able to commute to their busy and secure site in Scotland if/when required.

Due to the nature of our clients work, the role requires the successful applicant to hold security clearance to either SC level or be will and able to undergo the Vetting process to achieve this.

Essential Skills:

  • Expert level cloud architecture experience in AWS and Azure or GCP cloud platforms, including server (EC2), storage, network and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS,), PaaS (Cloud native/serverless) and SaaS and Hybrid and pirate cloud;
  • Strong experience and track record of architecting solutions in AWS and Azure for Public Sector and Defence sector, specifically complex cloud environments utilising Infrastructure as code, open source products, containerisation.
  • Strong experience of integrating SecDevOps toolsets, Scripting and automation (Infrastructure as Code), with an understanding of Terraform, Ansible, Jenkins, Bitbucket, Bamboo, etc;
  • Strong knowledge of applying secure ways of working in AWS including (privileged) access management, SIEM, etc;
  • Excellent knowledge of Open Source tools and products;
  • Strong communication skills and experience of working in pre-sales/bid and proposal teams;
  • Ability to technically lead SMEs to achieve high quality scalable, robust, secure cost effective architectural designs.
  • Strong business/industry/commercial awareness;
  • Ability to adapt effectively to changing and challenging circumstances and work to tight and changing deadlines.