Cloud Architect

Permanent @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
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  • Post Date : March 16, 2023
  • Apply Before : April 25, 2023
  • Salary: $100,000,110,000.00 - $110,000.00
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  • Job ID 340348

Job Description

We have a current opportunity for a Principle Cloud Architect on a permanent basis. The position will be based in London twice a week.

Job Role Accountabilities

* To ensure solutions are designed and developed in line with strategy and adhering to design principles and policies
* To maintain an up to date understanding of cyber security and ensure solutions are sufficiently protected against threats
* To be an expert in Identity Access Management and build out an Identity Strategy
* To produce and maintain cloud reference architectures, standards, policies and principles
* To research, advise on and design high quality cloud solutions
* To support teams in adopting cloud technology by supplying reference code, supporting material and ongoing advice
* To research and recommend new technologies

Key Activities

* Consulting/reviewing designs for solutions and advising on options/alternatives/new strategies, patterns and practices and security
* Provide technical consultation and advice to the information security team and other technical teams on cloud architecture, security and identity
* Providing reference code/infrastructure/tooling and demonstrations of technology, providing tangible examples for infrastructure and application architecture using cloud based services
* Keeping up to date with the latest technology advancements and keeping others informed, showing where new technology can provide business benefit
* Running chalk & talks, presentations, demos, prototypes, show & tells and other types of sessions where you are demonstrating technology and how to use it
* Being a DevSecOps advocate, encouraging iterative design, with full automation for maximum scalability and speed of change
* Outside initiatives, maintain roadmaps and recommend changes to upgrade existing capabilities w.r.t non-functional requirements, such as security, scalability and maintainability.
* Design processes and systems for managing keys/secrets/certificates
* Technical SME/technical stakeholder for key cloud infrastructure, API Management Identity Access Management platforms
* Contribute to and advise on vulnerability testing and security assessments
* Respond immediately to security-related incidents/events and provide a thorough post-event analysis
* Mentor and supports colleagues, attend or organise communities of practice centred around technologies or systems
* Present and review designs to the Technical Design Authority
* Review requests for the Software and Services Approval Board, Due Diligence and Change Advisory Board.

Skills and Knowledge

* In depth understanding of Cloud infrastructure, SaaS, IaaS and PaaS, and Azure in particular
* In depth knowledge Cloud Architecture and Design Patterns
* Willingness to learn new skills, adopt new technologies and stay up to date
* Commercial awareness and an ability to see the business benefits of new technologies
* Excellent communication skills and ability to confidently mentor and share knowledge with technical staff
* Ability to produce and present high quality technical documentation
* Ability to work unaided with good self-organisation and time management skills
* A team player with a positive and constructive attitude
* Knowledge of Google Apigee or another API Management Platform
* Knowledge of Okta or another Identity Access Management Platform
* Knowledge of Microsoft Azure, Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform, ARM templates, Azure DevOps, Key Vault, Let's Encrypt, Application Gateway, Firewalls, Cloud Networking, VPN/ExpressRoute
* Knowledge of a variety of storage technologies, noSQL/document databases/RDBMS, such as Azure SQL Server, MongoDB, Couchbase or similar
* Knowledge of typical enterprise architecture cloud patterns for event sourcing, asynchronous/guaranteed message delivery, microservices
* z303/304 (Azure Architect Expert), Az204 (Dev) + Az400 (Devops) = Azure Devops Expert, Az500 Security

The role holder must have the following:

* Experience as a senior developer/architect in a commercial role designing and implementing secure cloud solutions
* Commercial experience of architecture in an agile framework
* Self-motivated and driven, able to work with little supervision, with a demonstrable track record in delivering large-scale and/or complex solutions
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate complex technical concepts clearly and appropriately to a technical and non-technical audience
* A demonstrable personal interest in technology
* Proven ability to work in a collaborative agile environment and to coach and mentor others
The role holder would benefit from:
* Experience of actuarial and finance systems
* Experience of working with regulated financial services companies
* Experience of integrating in-house applications with third party solutions
* Experience of integrating with and/or migrating solutions to a cloud environmen