AWS Infrastructure Architect - Digital Transformation Programme - Outside of IR35!

Greater London
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Cloud Consulting have partnered with a leading company to manage an end-to-end digital transformation programme for a leading blue chip company to transform its commercial platforms and customer touchpoints.

We are looking for an experienced AWS Architect to join the project.

The project is a hybrid one with 3 days on-site with the team (either Heathrow or Central London), and 2 days remote.

The project is outside of IR35.

Role Description: AWS Infrastructure Architect to support the AWS Platform team.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide leadership and support the setting of goals, scope and priorities

Represent the team at programme-level forums

Manage key stakeholders to ensure all are aligned on goals/scope and to facilitate any prioritisation conflicts

Contribute to the cloud architecture and strategy

Guide and support best practice across the team

Must Have:

Solid understanding of AWS platform.

Excellent understanding of AWS Network services (Transit Gateway, VPC networking, etc.)

Excellent understanding of container technologies (Kubernetes, Docker)

Excellent understanding of Security on AWS platform

Very good understanding of IAM

Knowledge of database technologies eg RDS, AWS database services

Good understanding of Load Balancers and Auto Scaling

Good understanding of AWS Monitoring tooling, creation of dashboards, alerting etc (Ideally implementation of monitoring tooling)

Excellent consultancy, stakeholder management & communication skills

Self-starter able to deal with ambiguity

Experience developing and driving strategy, plans, vision and roadmap from an architecture perspective

Should Have:

Terraform experience

Experience creating CICD pipelines

Message streaming eg Kinesis, Apache Kafka etc experience

Bash or other Scripting language

Knowledge of Github actions

Knowledge of service meshes on Kubernetes, eg LinkerD, KongMesh

Knowledge of API Gateway & Ingress services for Kubernetes

Knowledge of monitoring tools such as DataDog and Dynatrace or logging aggregation tools eg Splunk

Experience establish and maintain good practice for developing and running apps within multi-account AWS environment

Start date
6 months (+)
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