• Location: England, London
  • Salary: £600 - £700 per day
  • Technology: AWS Jobs
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 11th Nov, 2019
  • Reference: Jk-4514-FRG_1573472807
AWS Cloud Infrastructure Architect

Priority: Urgent

Job Title: AWS Cloud Infrastructure Architect

Day Rate: £600 - £700

# of Positions: 1

Location: London

On-site/Remote: 100% On-Site

Duration: 6 months

Must Have:

* Strong experience designing, leading and coaching others on AWS best practices, solutions and services, to include significant hands-on experience, especially AWS core services
* Demonstrate a strong understanding of the AWS Well-Architected Framework to validate solution/architecture
* Strong understanding of different architectural designs for scaling a large multi-tier application
* Strong experience in architecting and migrating large scale applications to AWS, as well as Disaster Recovery solutions
* Strong experience implementing CI/CD pipelines
* Strong experience automating infrastructure builds (IaC) on AWS
* Very good experience with AWS

VPC/Route53/Security/S3/EC2/IAM/Networking/AMI/billing/Account management/Cloudfront/RDS/EBS/tagging/EKS/CodePipeline

* Experience with tools like Jira, Confluence, Splunk, Data Dog, container health management tools and cost management tools like Cloudability
* Strong hands-on experience with CloudFormation, Chef, Puppet
* In-depth knowledge of at least one high-level programming language
* AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Professional preferred) or DevOps Architect


* BA/BS degree or equivalent experience
* Proven experience driving discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation
* 5+ years of strong architecture, design, implementation and hands-on experience with AWS solutions and services
* Hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software at scale or current hands on technology infrastructure, network, compute, storage, and virtualization experience
* Experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies required
* Integration of cloud services with on premise technologies from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, HP, SAP etc.
* Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (eg. security, privacy, SOX, HIPAA etc.)
* Experience in building AWS Landing Zone architecture
* Scripting and/or coding skills (Chef, Puppet, Python)
* Ability to travel to client locations when needed


* Strong track record of implementing AWS services in a variety of distributed computing environments
* Skilled at leading highly-available and fault-tolerant enterprise and web-scale software deployments
* Strong large-scale migration experience Data Center to Data Center and/or Data Center to Cloud
* Infrastructure automation through DevOps scripting (E.g. shell, Python, Ruby, Powershell)
* Configuration management using CloudFormation, Chef & Puppet
* Strong practical Linux and Windows-based systems administration skills in a Cloud or Virtualized environment
* Experience defining operationalservice management practices, including data assurance, monitoring, alerting and notifications
* Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges

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