Data Centre AWS/GCP Cloud Architect
Posted on Jul 16, 2022 by Darwin Recruitment
New role! Data Centre AWS and/or GCP Cloud Architect based in the UK or the Netherlands
We are looking for a Data Centre AWS and/or GCP Cloud Architect with 8+ years of experience. Core responsibilities include Architecture and Design for Datacentre and Public Cloud environment, providing the right frameworks and blueprints for the cloud infrastructure. Ensure that the environments are designed in such a way that they meet the program/project scope and business requirements. Act as a technical lead during the project life cycle as well as define and document roadmaps for this domain.
Skills and competencies:
Deep technical knowledge and experience in AWS and/or GCP is a must, preferably holding relevant certifications (at least solution architect certification).
Experience in different service models such as IaaS, PaaS, CaaS and FaaS on AWS.
Container Orchestration such as Kubernetes and Container platforms such as Docker.
Automation, Infrastructure as code, CI/CD Automation and Configuration Management.
Good understanding of licensing structures on AWS and/or GCP.
Cloud adoption/migration frameworks/projects including workload placement strategies.
Cloud connectivity and workload mobility in multi and hybrid cloud environments.
Security in the cloud, especially on the network and data layers.
Strong understanding of security concepts such as micro segmentation, DDOS protection, Web Application Firewalls, API Gateways, SSL.
Enterprise level compliancy and regulations with regards to Public Cloud and Telco.
Familiar with the network concepts such as IPv4/IPv6, VLAN/Subnets/VRF, DMZ, CIDR, NSX, VPC, SDN, NFV) to a level good enough to work together with network design colleagues to produce high level designs.
Agile way of working.
Experience in defining cloud architectures and ensure environments for target cloud environments are setup in line with company policies. Define plan for cloud migrations, including cloud readiness designs, migration execution, CI/CD pipeline.
Extensive experience in designing complex and large-scale cloud projects.
Overall Application infrastructure design and implementation experience.
Experience in Business Continuity Management and Disaster Recovery.
Experience in workload mobility in hybrid cloud environments.
Integration experience with IT Infrastructure and Operations Management tools such as monitoring, patching, backup, CMDB, IAM, operational Insights.
Good understanding of Security in the private cloud, especially on the network and data layers.
Gather business and functional requirements
Definition, Architecture and Design of AWS and/or GCP landing zone and cloud environment.
Create and maintain design guidelines, to provide a uniform framework to build services upon.
Produce documentation for the engineering teams to build the solutions
Provide steer on how to use code to model the designs and deployment, and provide the right level of abstraction, to drive the right decisions in architectures
Work with Operational/Engineering and implementation Teams and propose new ideas of automation and be part of initiation of the coding.
Develop architectures for first-of type deployments into AWS and/or GCP Cloud
Don't delay - send your CV to (see below), message me via LinkedIn, or give me a call right away!
Gintare Butkute | Delivery Consultant
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