Cloud architect/tech design lead - AWS

Cloud architect/tech design lead - AWS

Job Title: Cloud architect/tech design lead - AWS
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire
Salary: Negotiabe
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH5561
Contact Name: David Lawrence
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 17, 2016 22:38

Job Description

Cloud Lead Architect - AWS

Our client, a leader in the global communications business is moving their server farms to a cloud environment by 2020. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been selected as the cloud environment you'll be joining this exciting programme at the start of this journey.


Acts as the technical lead and design authority on Cloud environment and production
Develop and deliver High Level Solution Architecture in support of documenting the program/project scoped IT business solution.
Ensuring that the solution architecture is compliant and aligned to requirements of end client
Review and approve functional designs, technical Designs, Interface Specifications & Data Mappings for the IT business solution, liaising with cross functional teams to achieve high quality designs.
Deliver IT assessments focusing on solutions that bring clear business value.
Deliver (senior executive) slide packs addressing various IT topics facilitating fact based decision making process
Contribute in shaping of the Cloud Strategy
Define, create, communicate and maintain taxonomies, repositories, workflows, and IT governance processes that reflect industry best practices.
Manage and facilitate the flow of information within consultancy partners, other vendors and the end client IT and Infrastructure teams.


Technical architect with 10 year's experience
Experience of roadmap from infrastructure architect, virtualization environment to cloud
Experience engaging with senior level stakeholders with strong technical communications
Solid Cloud architecture and design including AWS
Comfortable working in a fast paced environment
Problem solving - able to apply thought leadership
Time management
relationship & stakeholder management
Comprehensive and strong skills cloud architecture and design
Effective written and verbal communication skills are needed, as well as experience in communicating, persuading, and influencing at senior stakeholder level
Self-motivated and proactive in the working environment
Strong leadership qualities
Demonstrates the gravitas and courage needed to build relationships and discuss/challenge design concepts
Fluent English speaker
At ease and effective in operating in a multi-cultural working environment
Lead technical design experience within cloud environment/production
Project kicking off in January so please send your CV for an immediate discussion