We are heading up a project on behalf of a global IT consultancy that require a Cloud AWS Architect to join their team on a major banking project in Northampton.
Experience of shaping and defining solutions across disparate technologies that enable you to resolve a complex business issue with a simple and cost effective technology based solution.
A broad and deep knowledge of technologies (including infrastructure technologies) that are used by financial service providers.
Expertise in at least one or more technologies used by the bank, specifically Salesforce or Cloud technology.
Experience of working with senior stakeholders to influence their thinking about what is possible through technology innovation.
Experience of working in a highly regulated environment.
The ability to exhibit deep technical understanding conveyed through crisp solution design walkthroughs.
A never-say-die attitude to resolving complex business problems through ground breaking technical solutions.
o Functional/Domain experience in Banking/Cards/Loans.
o AWS Solution Architect certification - foundation level or higher eg Associate level, is highly desirable.
o Exposure to API design strategies both for internal and external customer usage.
o Hands-on experience in architecting cloud solutions (AWS/Azure/GCP)
o Experience of Modern Architecture patterns eg Domain Driven, Event Streaming (CQRS based), Data lakes, API (eg MicroServices, Service Mesh, GraphQL/REST etc.), iOS/Android App (for channels).
o Hands-on experience with open source and proprietary technologies.
o Experience of working in DevOps operating model and associated tools eg JIRA, Git, Jenkins, Chef etc.
o Ability to manage technical product selection process, scope & execute Tech spikes/PoCs.
o Breadth of knowledge/Strong knowledge across Container (Kubernetes/Docker), Monitoring tools (Prometheus/Grafana), No SQL DB/Cassandra, Data Model, Machine Learning tools etc.
o Ability to understand Threat Vectors in cloud environment and design associated security/controls.
o Experience of working with service management teams.
o Application/Infrastructure/Enterprise Architect training and certification, eg TOGAF.