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Cloud Architect (Azure, AWS, GCP)

  • Location:

    Basingstoke

  • Sector:

    Cloud

  • Job Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £63000 - £76500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lesley Morgan

  • Contact Email:

    lesleymorgan@spectrumit.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    76500

  • Salary low:

    63000

  • Job Ref:

    LM/VR/13317_1631541838

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-27

Cloud Architect (Azure, AWS, GCP)

Remote Working or office based in Basingstoke

£63,000 - £76,500

Role Purpose and Summary

We provide agile software development services for multiple customers and internal stakeholders, across a range of key software products and business areas. As a Cloud Architect working within Software Development you will be integral to our multi-discipline agile product teams delivering cloud enabled architecture. You will be leveraging your experience of moving applications to cloud to drive a platform transformation approach working with development teams to ensure alignment to design and to support delivery, best practice guidance, and technical expertise.

You will support bid delivery with innovative solutions aligned to the product and architectural roadmaps. You will provide technical leadership to support the objectives of the Head of Architecture through planning and applying structured strategic change to software products, influence development methods and approaches. You will provide mentoring to members of the Software Development team - beyond the architecture team - on technology and ways of working aligned to the strategy and objectives of the business

Education, Skills & Knowledge:

  • Solution design and architecture
  • Strong demonstrable knowledge of cloud technologies, design approaches and application implementation including, but not limited to, Azure, AWS, GCP, PaaS and SaaS services;
  • Strong demonstrable knowledge of software development tools and languages including, but not limited to, C#, Java, JavaScript, SQL, Azure DevOps, Git and their appropriate selection when creating solutions;
  • A strong understanding of cloud and software design patterns and their application to solving problems;
  • Knowledge and understanding of Service Orientated Architecture, APIs, micros-services, containerisation and associated technologies;
  • Experience of technical mentoring and in-depth problem-solving and associated communication skills;
  • Experience of software development within an agile development environment, including implementing supporting tools or techniques;
  • Experience of designing and implementing systems / software solutions that operate in a critical production / manufacturing environment desirable;
  • Good data management skills across both structured and unstructured data with a sound understanding of, and experience of using relational and non-relational database technologies;
  • Experience and capability of providing exceptional customer service;
  • Willingness to travel to any part of the world if required;

Abilities:

  • Ability to envision and deliver software solutions that meet user needs and/or solve business problems
  • Proven aptitude to rapidly adopt and implement new techniques and technologies, and to drive innovation in approaches to development;
  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously
  • Ability to articulate and gain engagement for ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver application architecture and designs using industry standard processes and techniques to meet requirements defined by the business for critical production systems;
  • Employ extensive experience working with relevant development technologies to design and deliver prototypes, applications, and interfaces to business-critical applications;
  • Work with internal business and operational teams to deliver system designs in line with the technical roadmap;
  • Provide technical advice and guidance both internally and externally on the architecture, design, and development of business-critical production systems;
  • Liaise with business and operational teams to ensure deliverables are produced which meet business expectations and requirements;
  • Liaise with development and testing teams to ensure the design is clearly understood and implemented in line with the core business architectural principles;
  • Liaise with testing and operational teams to ensure the smooth migration of developed code from one environment to another;
  • Provide input for improvements and enhancements to the development strategy;
  • Produce documentation as required by the development process as well as on an ad-hoc basis in line with departmental requirements;
  • Mentor developers in best practice, suitable coding patterns, and development methodology;
  • Lead cross-functional development efforts, driving quality practices into work products throughout the lifecycle of a project;
  • Drive the selection, adoption, and integration of appropriate tools and techniques to support the broader development process.
  • Work with third-party software providers to ensure technical alignment and the effective delivery of software components that integrate with internally developed solutions.

If you would like to apply for this role please contact lesleymorgan@spectrumit.co.uk