Lead AWS Architect

Are you an AWS Architect looking to join a dynamic delivery team with the remit to create a multi cloud offering as part of a go to market strategy? Can you define and execute this strategy as it pertains to the AWS public cloud platform? Our client needs you.


Ref: ZR_6082_JOB  ·  Posted on 13 May 2021
Key responsibilities
  • To be the foremost D&NS subject matter expert on AWS Public Cloud capabilities and work with D&NS colleagues to define new AWS based offerings that support the D&NS MTP strategy
  • Define and implement POC target architectures to validate offering approach to providing accredited hosting on the AWS platform
  • Define and agree AWS cloud usage policies/processes with relevant stakeholders to ensure the company D&NS and customer interests are adequately protected/maintained (e.g. Security/Audit/Compliance etc)
  • Provide consultancy to internal & external customers on best practice AWS cloud implementations/usage
  • Build relationships and engage with the company and Amazon partner contacts to ensure D&NS is represented within the company/Amazon AWS partnership
  • To identify and understand relevant AWS cloud procurement routes and options along with related cost modelling approaches
  • Support D&NS bids by providing AWS solution definition capability to bid teams as well as cost modelling and resource/effort estimation for Transition and Transformation activities
  • To be the D&NS expert on the MODCloud service within specific focus on AWS based capabilities
  • Support the dissemination of AWS cloud knowledge within the D&NS business through engagement with D&NS practises, curating online learning sources and direct workforce engagement through briefings/presentations
Skills & experience
  • Extensive knowledge of the design and implementation of secure, highly resilient, large scale cloud based infrastructures
  • Experience of working directly with customers to define and elaborate infrastructure requirements
  • Excellent presentation skills with experience presenting up to CxO level stakeholders/customers
  • Experience of deploying production AWS implementations with successful project completion and service transition
  • Experience of designing AWS cloud solutions to be compliant with security standards
  • ‘Hands on’ extensive scripting experience in the provisioning/management of AWS cloud infrastructure
  • Knowledge of automation tooling to facilitate CI/CD approaches to IaC
  • Experience of estimating costs/timescales for the implementation of cloud based systems

  Highly desirable:

  • Experience/knowledge of CIS/NIST/27001 security standards
  • AWS Solutions Architect Professional certification
  • Experience of MoD IT service implementations
Additional benefits
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Group risk
  • Company cars
  • Employee discounts scheme
  • Recognition programme
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