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Technical Cloud Architect

  • Location: Wales
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Cloud & Infrastructure
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My established client based in North Wales are looking for a Technical Cloud Specialist to be responsible for designing, building, and maintaining next-generation cloud services solutions in the public cloud using cloud-native tools and technologies. Typical responisbilities for this role will include:

  • Spearhead the development and implementation of cloud-based initiatives to ensure that systems are scalable, reliable, secure, supportable, and achieve business and IT performance and budgetary objectives.
  • Lead a small team and drive technical direction with Vendors / partners for the wider technical teams
  • Drive the architecture/design and implementation to migrate applications to cloud-based PaaS, IaaS and SaaS products, including optimising technical reliability and improving application performance.
  • Work with Development, Infrastructure, Architecture and 3rd parties to define suitable design patterns for new services to be deployed in Azure; including IaaS, PaaS and SaaS as options.
  • Architecting complex IT systems, including operating systems, networks, firewalls, and load balancers
  • Contribute to the design of infrastructure solutions in the Cloud considering aspects of High availability, clustering, fault tolerance and disaster recovery.
  • Manage infrastructure costs in Cloud and Hybrid environments, perform scripting, and create future proof Cloud designs and implementations.
  • Collate, document and contribute towards defining standards to be adopted for infrastructure hosted within Public Cloud Environments.
  • Work closely with the dev team to drive agile best practices and a DevOps culture. Embracing the DevOps philosophy, whilst being mindful of the existing teams and structures that are being utilised.

The ideal candidate will have experience of the following:

  • Proficient in Azure developing infrastructure using the Azure CLI, Bash, Powershell and ARM Templates.
  • Well versed in Azure Policies, Azure blueprint, Azure IaaS, Azure Application services, Azure Automation DSC, Azure identity management
  • Good knowledge of the comparative capabilities of various Azure SKU's (particularly IaaS and PaaS).
  • Strong Automation skills through tools like Azure CLI, Bash and ARM scripts, code-first approach
  • Strong working knowledge of networking (VNETS), NextGen firewall and securing a Cloud-based network
  • Competent with Security Centre, Key Vault, Application Gateway and Network Security Groups.
  • Good knowledge of Virtualization, Storage, Networking.

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