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Infrastructure Technical Lead

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • 75000 to 110000 GBP
  • Architect Role
  • Skills: Redshift, Kubernetes, Ansible, DevOps
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

Infrastructure Technical Lead - FULLY REMOTE

Salary up to £110k DOE + Bonus (£8k+ guaranteed)

Company Description

My client are trusted by global brands to deliver IT services and solutions which drive customer success. Their1500+ strong team works closely with technology partners to provide independent advice that help customers navigate the rapidly changing world of IT. Their greatest strength is balance in their efforts to achieve Customer Success, Empowered People, and a Strong Organisation, underpinned by a commitment to their values.

You will get exposure to cutting edge technologies whilst working within a dedicated and expanding team environment, where you can shape your own future with them.

Promoting a flexible work environment that empowers teams to go the extra mile for their clients. They encourage employees to find new and innovative ways to deliver impact and leverage new technologies.

Job Description

* Lead an infrastructure implementation team on a range of projects within an overall program of work
* Review project technical deliverables for quality
* Work with Senior Infrastructure and Solution Architects to turn the customers brief into low level technical designs and solutions
* Work with the Infrastructure project manager to develop the required project approach, phases, deliverables, tasks and estimates
* Coordinate with the Application Development Team on any cross-stream project issues or touchpoints
* Coordinate with Third Parties (e.g. Networking service provider) to identify project integration touchpoints and agree their scopes of work

Technical Skills:

* Building containerised Microservice Architectures using Kubernetes (ideally Red Hat OpenShift 4.x)
* Building highly available API services (ideally Red Hat 3Scale and SSO)
* DevOps concepts and technologies (e.g. CI/CD pipeline automation)
* Security Concepts and Standards (PCI an advantage)
* Build Automation using Ansible
* Building and migrating on premise infrastructure to Public Cloud or hybrid-Cloud
* A solid understanding of network and firewall design concepts - while they do not provide this as a core service, this knowledge is beneficial to effectively coordinate with third party providers

Desirable Technical Skills

Exposure to other technical components and technologies in the clients estate would be beneficial but not mandatory:

* Redis/Sentinel, Red Hat Data Grid, MariaDB Galera, HA-Proxy, NetScaler services integration, SSL certificates, IdM server management, MSAD integration
* VMware ESXI and SRM
* SAN technologies (ideally EMC VNX5200 family)

To apply please contact o.king@jeffersonfrank.com, call 0191 814 7785 or LinkedIn 'Oliver King'.

Ref: 041021SMJFI_1633346922

Solutions Architect - Retail Bank

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • 70000 to 80000 GBP
  • Architect Role
  • Skills: AWS, Solutions Architect
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

Solutions Architect (AWS)

Major Retail Bank

£80,000 + bonus

Edinburgh/Remote Contract



My client are a major retail bank who have just migrated into a new state of the art bank data platform



What You'll Be Responsible For:



* Working and collaborating as part of a wider development team, working to Agile/Scrum methodologies to deliver value for stakeholders and support the development team and Product Owner of the platform.
* Designing, documenting and having a detailed understanding of the banks strategic Cloud Data Platform and open source toolsets. Represent EDS at CIO design governance forums to ensure bank wide alignment with data strategy. Gain relevant approvals for the designs for the infrastructure owned and built by EDS teams.
* Liaising with CIO Infrastructure, Security and Operational Readiness teams to support end-to-end development lifecycle and release to live.
* Act as a design and technical lead in the team, working independently to deliver and manage assigned work, supporting line manager and advising the wider leadership team in EDS on architecture and infrastructure for Data related toolsets, challenging where needed and having the knowledge and communication skills to influence and to defend decisions made.
* Evaluate emerging or novel technologies, understanding how they would integrate into the bank and the data platform.
* Perform the role of reviewing costs, cost optimisation and cost modelling for the Data Platform.
* Automating everything that we do, work with our colleagues in EDS and CIO to ensure that we design robust, automated solutions to drive the best use of Cloud Data Engineering time and build a scalable solution that is resource efficient.
* Align to Information Security, Data Protection, Data Governance and Data Architecture principles. Work with these teams to build, monitor and maintain fit for purpose infrastructure, access, processes and documentation for our platform architecture, databases and data assets.
* Support the strong Risk culture within Cloud Data Engineering. Identifying operational and strategic risks and ensuring that these are managed and recorded within the bank's Risk Management Framework.



What You'll Bring:



* Experience in multiple and emerging technologies. AWS/Azure, CI/CD, Spark, APIs, ETL/ELT, Lambda, Python and Jenkins
* Having a keen eye for detail, development of the platform understands the principles of IAAS and infrastructure as code and supports adoption of CI/CD methodologies, designers need awareness of these practices, data principles and DevOps practices.
* Strong understanding of platform security, data protection and information security principles.
* Experience of Data and Analytics platforms using Cloud infrastructure.
* Understanding and awareness of the tooling delivered that will drive the data engineering, BI, analysis, reporting and data science activities for the organisation.



Preferred skills/Experience/Exposure to:



* Kubernetes/Containerisation
* Real Time Data Flows - Kafka
* Github/Git
* Cloud Formation
* Data Science tooling(R-Studio, Shiny, other).
* Machine Learning
* AI
* Agile methodologies
* Jira/Confluence



If you would like to hear more about the role please apply below or reach out to Steven directly from Jefferson Frank at s.mckay@jeffersonfrank.com

Ref: SA24392JFI_1636977924

Solutions Architect

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • 60000 to 80000 GBP
  • Architect Role
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

Solutions Architect - Up to £80,000 DOE - FULLY REMOTE



You'll bring the ambition, we'll provide the opportunities

This client has built its success - and its reputation - on a tradition of excellent service and dedication to the customer, and now their focus is about more than bringing these values to a new market. It's about bringing a new approach to personal finances and retail banking. As they look to build upon existing talent within their senior and specialist roles, they're creating a backbone of excellence - offering the highest-calibre of professional a chance for wide-ranging and long-lasting impact in a business that's breathing new life into the industry.



What You'll Be Responsible For:

* Working and collaborating as part of a wider development team, working to Agile/Scrum methodologies to deliver value for stakeholders and support the development team and Product Owner of the platform.
* Designing, documenting and having a detailed understanding of the banks strategic Cloud Data Platform and open source toolsets. Represent EDS at CIO design governance forums to ensure bank wide alignment with data strategy. Gain relevant approvals for the designs for the infrastructure owned and built by EDS teams.
* Liaising with CIO Infrastructure, Security and Operational Readiness teams to support end-to-end development lifecycle and release to live.
* Act as a design and technical lead in the team, working independently to deliver and manage assigned work, supporting line manager and advising the wider leadership team in EDS on architecture and infrastructure for Data related toolsets, challenging where needed and having the knowledge and communication skills to influence and to defend decisions made.
* Evaluate emerging or novel technologies, understanding how they would integrate into the bank and the data platform.
* Perform the role of reviewing costs, cost optimisation and cost modelling for the Data Platform.
* Automating everything that they do, work with their colleagues in EDS and CIO to ensure that they design robust, automated solutions to drive the best use of Cloud Data Engineering time and build a scalable solution that is resource efficient.
* Align to Information Security, Data Protection, Data Governance and Data Architecture principles. Work with these teams to build, monitor and maintain fit for purpose infrastructure, access, processes and documentation for our platform architecture, databases and data assets.
* Support the strong Risk culture within Cloud Data Engineering. Identifying operational and strategic risks and ensuring that these are managed and recorded within the bank's Risk Management Framework.



What You'll Bring:

* Experience in multiple and emerging technologies. AWS/Azure, CI/CD, Spark, APIs, ETL/ELT, Lambda, Python and Jenkins
* Having a keen eye for detail, development of the platform understands the principles of IAAS and infrastructure as code and supports adoption of CI/CD methodologies, designers need awareness of these practices, data principles and DevOps practices.
* Strong understanding of platform security, data protection and information security principles.
* Experience of Data and Analytics platforms using Cloud infrastructure.
* Understanding and awareness of the tooling delivered that will drive the data engineering, BI, analysis, reporting and data science activities for the organisation.



Preferred skills/Experience/Exposure to:

* Kubernetes/Containerisation
* Real Time Data Flows - Kafka
* Github/Git
* Cloud Formation
* Data Science tooling(R-Studio, Shiny, other).
* Machine Learning
* AI
* Agile methodologies
* Jira/Confluence


Wherever your talent lies, you'll find challenge and reward in equal measure. They're here to go the extra mile for their customers - and they'll do the same for you. It's simple. As long as you have the ambition, they'll provide the opportunity for success.

For more info please contact c.whittle@jeffersonfrank.com or call 0191 338 6624

Ref: SA24392JFI_1637257557

Solutions Architect

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • 60000 to 80000 GBP
  • Architect Role
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

Solutions Architect - Up to £80,000 DOE - FULLY REMOTE



You'll bring the ambition, we'll provide the opportunities

This client has built its success - and its reputation - on a tradition of excellent service and dedication to the customer, and now their focus is about more than bringing these values to a new market. It's about bringing a new approach to personal finances and retail banking. As they look to build upon existing talent within their senior and specialist roles, they're creating a backbone of excellence - offering the highest-calibre of professional a chance for wide-ranging and long-lasting impact in a business that's breathing new life into the industry.



What You'll Be Responsible For:

* Working and collaborating as part of a wider development team, working to Agile/Scrum methodologies to deliver value for stakeholders and support the development team and Product Owner of the platform.
* Designing, documenting and having a detailed understanding of the banks strategic Cloud Data Platform and open source toolsets. Represent EDS at CIO design governance forums to ensure bank wide alignment with data strategy. Gain relevant approvals for the designs for the infrastructure owned and built by EDS teams.
* Liaising with CIO Infrastructure, Security and Operational Readiness teams to support end-to-end development lifecycle and release to live.
* Act as a design and technical lead in the team, working independently to deliver and manage assigned work, supporting line manager and advising the wider leadership team in EDS on architecture and infrastructure for Data related toolsets, challenging where needed and having the knowledge and communication skills to influence and to defend decisions made.
* Evaluate emerging or novel technologies, understanding how they would integrate into the bank and the data platform.
* Perform the role of reviewing costs, cost optimisation and cost modelling for the Data Platform.
* Automating everything that they do, work with their colleagues in EDS and CIO to ensure that they design robust, automated solutions to drive the best use of Cloud Data Engineering time and build a scalable solution that is resource efficient.
* Align to Information Security, Data Protection, Data Governance and Data Architecture principles. Work with these teams to build, monitor and maintain fit for purpose infrastructure, access, processes and documentation for our platform architecture, databases and data assets.
* Support the strong Risk culture within Cloud Data Engineering. Identifying operational and strategic risks and ensuring that these are managed and recorded within the bank's Risk Management Framework.



What You'll Bring:

* Experience in multiple and emerging technologies. AWS/Azure, CI/CD, Spark, APIs, ETL/ELT, Lambda, Python and Jenkins
* Having a keen eye for detail, development of the platform understands the principles of IAAS and infrastructure as code and supports adoption of CI/CD methodologies, designers need awareness of these practices, data principles and DevOps practices.
* Strong understanding of platform security, data protection and information security principles.
* Experience of Data and Analytics platforms using Cloud infrastructure.
* Understanding and awareness of the tooling delivered that will drive the data engineering, BI, analysis, reporting and data science activities for the organisation.



Preferred skills/Experience/Exposure to:

* Kubernetes/Containerisation
* Real Time Data Flows - Kafka
* Github/Git
* Cloud Formation
* Data Science tooling(R-Studio, Shiny, other).
* Machine Learning
* AI
* Agile methodologies
* Jira/Confluence


Wherever your talent lies, you'll find challenge and reward in equal measure. They're here to go the extra mile for their customers - and they'll do the same for you. It's simple. As long as you have the ambition, they'll provide the opportunity for success.

For more info please contact c.whittle@jeffersonfrank.com or call 0191 338 6624

Ref: SA24392JFI_1637420406

Solutions Architect

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • 60000 to 80000 GBP
  • Architect Role
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

Solutions Architect - Up to £80,000 DOE - FULLY REMOTE



You'll bring the ambition, we'll provide the opportunities

This client has built its success - and its reputation - on a tradition of excellent service and dedication to the customer, and now their focus is about more than bringing these values to a new market. It's about bringing a new approach to personal finances and retail banking. As they look to build upon existing talent within their senior and specialist roles, they're creating a backbone of excellence - offering the highest-calibre of professional a chance for wide-ranging and long-lasting impact in a business that's breathing new life into the industry.



What You'll Be Responsible For:

* Working and collaborating as part of a wider development team, working to Agile/Scrum methodologies to deliver value for stakeholders and support the development team and Product Owner of the platform.
* Designing, documenting and having a detailed understanding of the banks strategic Cloud Data Platform and open source toolsets. Represent EDS at CIO design governance forums to ensure bank wide alignment with data strategy. Gain relevant approvals for the designs for the infrastructure owned and built by EDS teams.
* Liaising with CIO Infrastructure, Security and Operational Readiness teams to support end-to-end development lifecycle and release to live.
* Act as a design and technical lead in the team, working independently to deliver and manage assigned work, supporting line manager and advising the wider leadership team in EDS on architecture and infrastructure for Data related toolsets, challenging where needed and having the knowledge and communication skills to influence and to defend decisions made.
* Evaluate emerging or novel technologies, understanding how they would integrate into the bank and the data platform.
* Perform the role of reviewing costs, cost optimisation and cost modelling for the Data Platform.
* Automating everything that they do, work with their colleagues in EDS and CIO to ensure that they design robust, automated solutions to drive the best use of Cloud Data Engineering time and build a scalable solution that is resource efficient.
* Align to Information Security, Data Protection, Data Governance and Data Architecture principles. Work with these teams to build, monitor and maintain fit for purpose infrastructure, access, processes and documentation for our platform architecture, databases and data assets.
* Support the strong Risk culture within Cloud Data Engineering. Identifying operational and strategic risks and ensuring that these are managed and recorded within the bank's Risk Management Framework.



What You'll Bring:

* Experience in multiple and emerging technologies. AWS/Azure, CI/CD, Spark, APIs, ETL/ELT, Lambda, Python and Jenkins
* Having a keen eye for detail, development of the platform understands the principles of IAAS and infrastructure as code and supports adoption of CI/CD methodologies, designers need awareness of these practices, data principles and DevOps practices.
* Strong understanding of platform security, data protection and information security principles.
* Experience of Data and Analytics platforms using Cloud infrastructure.
* Understanding and awareness of the tooling delivered that will drive the data engineering, BI, analysis, reporting and data science activities for the organisation.



Preferred skills/Experience/Exposure to:

* Kubernetes/Containerisation
* Real Time Data Flows - Kafka
* Github/Git
* Cloud Formation
* Data Science tooling(R-Studio, Shiny, other).
* Machine Learning
* AI
* Agile methodologies
* Jira/Confluence


Wherever your talent lies, you'll find challenge and reward in equal measure. They're here to go the extra mile for their customers - and they'll do the same for you. It's simple. As long as you have the ambition, they'll provide the opportunity for success.

For more info please contact c.whittle@jeffersonfrank.com or call 0191 338 6624

NewRef: SA24392JFI_1637939977

Solutions Architect

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • 60000 to 80000 GBP
  • Architect Role
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

Solutions Architect - Up to £80,000 DOE - FULLY REMOTE



You'll bring the ambition, we'll provide the opportunities

This client has built its success - and its reputation - on a tradition of excellent service and dedication to the customer, and now their focus is about more than bringing these values to a new market. It's about bringing a new approach to personal finances and retail banking. As they look to build upon existing talent within their senior and specialist roles, they're creating a backbone of excellence - offering the highest-calibre of professional a chance for wide-ranging and long-lasting impact in a business that's breathing new life into the industry.



What You'll Be Responsible For:

* Working and collaborating as part of a wider development team, working to Agile/Scrum methodologies to deliver value for stakeholders and support the development team and Product Owner of the platform.
* Designing, documenting and having a detailed understanding of the banks strategic Cloud Data Platform and open source toolsets. Represent EDS at CIO design governance forums to ensure bank wide alignment with data strategy. Gain relevant approvals for the designs for the infrastructure owned and built by EDS teams.
* Liaising with CIO Infrastructure, Security and Operational Readiness teams to support end-to-end development lifecycle and release to live.
* Act as a design and technical lead in the team, working independently to deliver and manage assigned work, supporting line manager and advising the wider leadership team in EDS on architecture and infrastructure for Data related toolsets, challenging where needed and having the knowledge and communication skills to influence and to defend decisions made.
* Evaluate emerging or novel technologies, understanding how they would integrate into the bank and the data platform.
* Perform the role of reviewing costs, cost optimisation and cost modelling for the Data Platform.
* Automating everything that they do, work with their colleagues in EDS and CIO to ensure that they design robust, automated solutions to drive the best use of Cloud Data Engineering time and build a scalable solution that is resource efficient.
* Align to Information Security, Data Protection, Data Governance and Data Architecture principles. Work with these teams to build, monitor and maintain fit for purpose infrastructure, access, processes and documentation for our platform architecture, databases and data assets.
* Support the strong Risk culture within Cloud Data Engineering. Identifying operational and strategic risks and ensuring that these are managed and recorded within the bank's Risk Management Framework.



What You'll Bring:

* Experience in multiple and emerging technologies. AWS/Azure, CI/CD, Spark, APIs, ETL/ELT, Lambda, Python and Jenkins
* Having a keen eye for detail, development of the platform understands the principles of IAAS and infrastructure as code and supports adoption of CI/CD methodologies, designers need awareness of these practices, data principles and DevOps practices.
* Strong understanding of platform security, data protection and information security principles.
* Experience of Data and Analytics platforms using Cloud infrastructure.
* Understanding and awareness of the tooling delivered that will drive the data engineering, BI, analysis, reporting and data science activities for the organisation.



Preferred skills/Experience/Exposure to:

* Kubernetes/Containerisation
* Real Time Data Flows - Kafka
* Github/Git
* Cloud Formation
* Data Science tooling(R-Studio, Shiny, other).
* Machine Learning
* AI
* Agile methodologies
* Jira/Confluence


Wherever your talent lies, you'll find challenge and reward in equal measure. They're here to go the extra mile for their customers - and they'll do the same for you. It's simple. As long as you have the ambition, they'll provide the opportunity for success.

For more info please contact c.whittle@jeffersonfrank.com or call 0191 338 6624

Ref: DA944066JFI_1631217870

Data Architect

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • 70000 to 85000 GBP
  • Architect Role
  • Skills: Azure, AWS, Data Architecture
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

Cloud Data Architect - Edinburgh

Salary Up to £85k + Bonus FULLY REMOTE

Job Description

An expanding Analytics consultancy based in London and Edinburgh is seeking a Data Architect with Cloud Platform experience (particularly MS Azure & AWS) to join them and help lead on projects with a range of clients.

You'll have an existing skillset from a range of backgrounds in legacy BI platforms (SQL Server, SAS, Teradata etc.) but also have current experience in architecting Cloud Data Platform solutions across any of the main vendors - Azure, AWS or GCP, with a preference for Azure.

You'll be responsible for end-to-end solution architecture, including translating business requirements, solution design (Cloud, on-premise or Hybrid), Data Modeling, Data Ingestion (including Event-Based data) and Security considerations.

You will be based a mixture of at home, on site or in office depending upon client preferences and safety considerations, so candidates should be commutable to the company's offices in either London or Edinburgh.

Role & Responsibilities

* Solution/Data Architecture
* Translating business requirements into Data Solution designs/proposals
* Designing ETL/Data Pipeline Architecture and Data Models

Skills & Qualifications

* Expertise in Data Solution design
* Expertise in Data Modeling concepts
* Expertise in a mainstream legacy Data Platform/RDBMS - SQL Server, Teradata, SAS, Netezza etc.
* Expertise in PaaS Cloud Solution Architecture, ideally MS Azure and AWS
* Experience in Service Bus/Event-Based Architecture

Benefits

* Starting Salary of up to £85,000
* Performance-Related Bonus
* Certification training/support to keep up to date

To apply for this role, please send an up to date CV.

Ref: 0911SMJFISA_1636467713

AWS Solutions Architect - Retail Bank

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • Negotiable
  • Architect Role
  • Skills: AWS, Solutions Architect
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

Solutions Architect (AWS)

Major Retail Bank

Salary negotiable

Edinburgh/Remote Contract



My client are a major retail bank who are in the midst of a large AWS digital transformation, and are looking for talented Solution Architect's to join them on this journey.



What You'll Be Responsible For:



* Working and collaborating as part of a wider development team, working to Agile/Scrum methodologies to deliver value for stakeholders and support the development team and Product Owner of the platform.
* Designing, documenting and having a detailed understanding of the banks strategic Cloud Data Platform and open source toolsets. Represent EDS at CIO design governance forums to ensure bank wide alignment with data strategy. Gain relevant approvals for the designs for the infrastructure owned and built by EDS teams.
* Liaising with CIO Infrastructure, Security and Operational Readiness teams to support end-to-end development lifecycle and release to live.
* Act as a design and technical lead in the team, working independently to deliver and manage assigned work, supporting line manager and advising the wider leadership team in EDS on architecture and infrastructure for Data related toolsets, challenging where needed and having the knowledge and communication skills to influence and to defend decisions made.
* Evaluate emerging or novel technologies, understanding how they would integrate into the bank and the data platform.
* Perform the role of reviewing costs, cost optimisation and cost modelling for the Data Platform.
* Automating everything that we do, work with our colleagues in EDS and CIO to ensure that we design robust, automated solutions to drive the best use of Cloud Data Engineering time and build a scalable solution that is resource efficient.
* Align to Information Security, Data Protection, Data Governance and Data Architecture principles.



What You'll Bring:



* Experience in multiple and emerging technologies. AWS/Azure, CI/CD, Spark, APIs, ETL/ELT, Lambda, Python and Jenkins
* Having a keen eye for detail, development of the platform understands the principles of IAAS and infrastructure as code and supports adoption of CI/CD methodologies, designers need awareness of these practices, data principles and DevOps practices.
* Strong understanding of platform security, data protection and information security principles.
* Experience of Data and Analytics platforms using Cloud infrastructure.
* Understanding and awareness of the tooling delivered that will drive the data engineering, BI, analysis, reporting and data science activities for the organisation.



Preferred skills/Experience/Exposure to:



* Kubernetes/Containerisation
* Real Time Data Flows - Kafka
* Github/Git
* Cloud Formation
* Data Science tooling(R-Studio, Shiny, other).
* Machine Learning
* AI
* Agile methodologies
* Jira/Confluence



If this is of interest or you can recommend anybody suitable, please apply below or reach out to Steven from Jefferson Frank - s.mckay@jeffersonfrank.com

Ref: 1011SMJFI21SA_1636557749

AWS Solutions Architect (Data Platform)

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • 60000 to 80000 GBP
  • Architect Role
  • Skills: Solutions Architect, AWS, Big Data, CI/CD, Data Principles, DevOps, Data and Analytics, Cloud Infrastructure
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

Solutions Architect (AWS)

Major Retail Bank

Salary up to £85,000 DOE

Edinburgh/Remote Contract



My client are a major retail bank who are in the midst of a large AWS digital transformation, and are looking for talented Solution Architect's to join them on this journey.



What You'll Be Responsible For:



* Working and collaborating as part of a wider development team, working to Agile/Scrum methodologies to deliver value for stakeholders and support the development team and Product Owner of the platform.
* Designing, documenting and having a detailed understanding of the banks strategic Cloud Data Platform and open source toolsets. Represent EDS at CIO design governance forums to ensure bank wide alignment with data strategy. Gain relevant approvals for the designs for the infrastructure owned and built by EDS teams.
* Liaising with CIO Infrastructure, Security and Operational Readiness teams to support end-to-end development lifecycle and release to live.
* Act as a design and technical lead in the team, working independently to deliver and manage assigned work, supporting line manager and advising the wider leadership team in EDS on architecture and infrastructure for Data related toolsets, challenging where needed and having the knowledge and communication skills to influence and to defend decisions made.
* Evaluate emerging or novel technologies, understanding how they would integrate into the bank and the data platform.
* Perform the role of reviewing costs, cost optimisation and cost modelling for the Data Platform.
* Automating everything that we do, work with our colleagues in EDS and CIO to ensure that we design robust, automated solutions to drive the best use of Cloud Data Engineering time and build a scalable solution that is resource efficient.
* Align to Information Security, Data Protection, Data Governance and Data Architecture principles.



What You'll Bring:



* Experience in multiple and emerging technologies. AWS/Azure, CI/CD, Spark, APIs, ETL/ELT, Lambda, Python and Jenkins
* Having a keen eye for detail, development of the platform understands the principles of IAAS and infrastructure as code and supports adoption of CI/CD methodologies, designers need awareness of these practices, data principles and DevOps practices.
* Strong understanding of platform security, data protection and information security principles.
* Experience of Data and Analytics platforms using Cloud infrastructure.
* Understanding and awareness of the tooling delivered that will drive the data engineering, BI, analysis, reporting and data science activities for the organisation.



Preferred skills/Experience/Exposure to:



* Kubernetes/Containerisation
* Real Time Data Flows - Kafka
* Github/Git
* Cloud Formation
* Data Science tooling(R-Studio, Shiny, other).
* Machine Learning
* AI
* Agile methodologies
* Jira/Confluence



If this is of interest or you can recommend anybody suitable, please apply below or reach out to Steven from Jefferson Frank - s.mckay@jeffersonfrank.com

Ref: SA24392JFI_1637413230

Solutions Architect

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • 60000 to 80000 GBP
  • Architect Role
  • Seniority: Senior

Job description

Solutions Architect - Up to £80,000 DOE - FULLY REMOTE



You'll bring the ambition, we'll provide the opportunities

This client has built its success - and its reputation - on a tradition of excellent service and dedication to the customer, and now their focus is about more than bringing these values to a new market. It's about bringing a new approach to personal finances and retail banking. As they look to build upon existing talent within their senior and specialist roles, they're creating a backbone of excellence - offering the highest-calibre of professional a chance for wide-ranging and long-lasting impact in a business that's breathing new life into the industry.



What You'll Be Responsible For:

* Working and collaborating as part of a wider development team, working to Agile/Scrum methodologies to deliver value for stakeholders and support the development team and Product Owner of the platform.
* Designing, documenting and having a detailed understanding of the banks strategic Cloud Data Platform and open source toolsets. Represent EDS at CIO design governance forums to ensure bank wide alignment with data strategy. Gain relevant approvals for the designs for the infrastructure owned and built by EDS teams.
* Liaising with CIO Infrastructure, Security and Operational Readiness teams to support end-to-end development lifecycle and release to live.
* Act as a design and technical lead in the team, working independently to deliver and manage assigned work, supporting line manager and advising the wider leadership team in EDS on architecture and infrastructure for Data related toolsets, challenging where needed and having the knowledge and communication skills to influence and to defend decisions made.
* Evaluate emerging or novel technologies, understanding how they would integrate into the bank and the data platform.
* Perform the role of reviewing costs, cost optimisation and cost modelling for the Data Platform.
* Automating everything that they do, work with their colleagues in EDS and CIO to ensure that they design robust, automated solutions to drive the best use of Cloud Data Engineering time and build a scalable solution that is resource efficient.
* Align to Information Security, Data Protection, Data Governance and Data Architecture principles. Work with these teams to build, monitor and maintain fit for purpose infrastructure, access, processes and documentation for our platform architecture, databases and data assets.
* Support the strong Risk culture within Cloud Data Engineering. Identifying operational and strategic risks and ensuring that these are managed and recorded within the bank's Risk Management Framework.



What You'll Bring:

* Experience in multiple and emerging technologies. AWS/Azure, CI/CD, Spark, APIs, ETL/ELT, Lambda, Python and Jenkins
* Having a keen eye for detail, development of the platform understands the principles of IAAS and infrastructure as code and supports adoption of CI/CD methodologies, designers need awareness of these practices, data principles and DevOps practices.
* Strong understanding of platform security, data protection and information security principles.
* Experience of Data and Analytics platforms using Cloud infrastructure.
* Understanding and awareness of the tooling delivered that will drive the data engineering, BI, analysis, reporting and data science activities for the organisation.



Preferred skills/Experience/Exposure to:

* Kubernetes/Containerisation
* Real Time Data Flows - Kafka
* Github/Git
* Cloud Formation
* Data Science tooling(R-Studio, Shiny, other).
* Machine Learning
* AI
* Agile methodologies
* Jira/Confluence


Wherever your talent lies, you'll find challenge and reward in equal measure. They're here to go the extra mile for their customers - and they'll do the same for you. It's simple. As long as you have the ambition, they'll provide the opportunity for success.

For more info please contact c.whittle@jeffersonfrank.com or call 0191 338 6624