Search Jobs

Hold CTRL to choose multiple sectors (up to 3)


Hold CTRL to choose multiple sectors (up to 3)

Cloud Architect job in London

  • Show me jobs like this one
  • More jobs from this recruiter
  • Email this job to a friend
  • Print this job
Job Ref:  204555173
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  London
City:  London
Post Code:  WC1A
Salary:  £65000 - £70000/annum £65,000 - £70,000
10/10/2016 09:16
Cloud Solutions - Infrastructure Architect

We are seeking an experienced Technical Infrastructure Architect, with a strong background in scoping and designing critical Cloud infrastructures and server application solutions, to lead new opportunities for major clients.

This is a leading role for a technical expert with history of hands-on and practical deployment experience. The successful candidate will be a self-starting, detail-minded design expert, with good customer soft skills and a proven understanding of cost modelling, estimations, technical suitability and fixed-price delivery success factors. They will have a track record of designing appropriate and profitable solutions.

•Architect new solutions or re-architect existing solutions for public, private and hybrid Cloud infrastructures and services based on Microsoft and other major vendor server technologies
•Building strong partnership relationships with customers through presales and thought leadership activities
•Owning the coordination and delivery of technical input to proposals, RFP responses and bids

•Validating client propositions and gathering both business and non-functional requirements
o Delivery modelling, service scoping and price estimations
o Proposing solutions in line with commercial targets, delivery capabilities and processes
o Writing detailed technical documents making sure the non-functional requirements are addressed by the technical design of the solution, with minimal subject-matter expert assistance
o Balancing client needs, SLAs, critical success factors with delivery capabilities and risks

•Technical leadership of customer projects and oversee solution implementation
•Proactively review customer solutions and propose improvements and strategic direction, anticipating client goals
•Working with commercial and sales management and participating in reviews
•Product selection and capability testing for specific technology and versions
•Promoting common delivery standards and processes
•Managing vendors and suppliers
•Activity reporting and time management

Skills and Experience requirements

•Hands-on delivery of public, private and hybrid Cloud infrastructure projects
•Proven track record of detailed infrastructure design and accurate solutions estimations (including scalability, performance, availability, reliability and security) in the following technology areas:

o VMware virtualisation
o Amazon Web Services
o Microsoft Windows Server and Active Directory
o Microsoft Clustering and Load Balancing
o Microsoft SQL Server
o Server hardware
o Enterprise storage
o Backup and recovery
o Basic networking and security

•Experience of using automation tools and technologies for build and deployment
•Performance planning, measurement and impact assessment
•Excellent soft-skills particularly in client expectation management
•Able to articulate ambiguous client requests into guaranteed-performance solutions
•Highly articulate and literate, with excellent levels of written and spoken English
•Ability to maintain initiative and focus during negotiations
•Experience of working in a service provider environment
•High levels of ownership, and a 'make it work first time' work ethic


• AWS Solutions Architect certification - Professional level

Experience with:

o Microsoft Azure
o Microsoft Office 365
o Microsoft Lync/Skype For Business
o Microsoft Exchange Server
o Citrix XenApp
o HP 3Par Enterprise Storage

If you wish to find out more about this role then, please send your CV to David Eales
Copyright © Rengineeringjobs.com Job Board 2011  | Powered by JobMount Job Board Software