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Cloud Migration Architect

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    Technology & Change

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  • Salary:

    £75k - 90k per year + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Jordan Clifford-Townend

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Jordan​ Clifford-Townend

Cloud Migration Architect – AWS / Azure

My client, a global Digital Services and Digital Platforms provider, are looking for a number Cloud Migration Architects to help deliver secure, reliable and cost-effective migrations of services to public cloud. Ensuring the successful design of cloud based platforms which are fit-for-purpose, aligning to industry best-practices and easily maintained after migration. As the Cloud Migration Architect you will be responsible for establishing a cloud migration capability. Whilst working closely with peers to develop policy and standards, share knowledge and mentor those around you.

Essential experience:

  • Expertise in Cloud Migration and demonstrable experience of having successfully migrated a customer to a major public cloud platform (AWS/Azure)
  • Expertise in using public cloud platforms (AWS/Azure) to build solutions solving business problems and making innovative use of SaaS and Paas offerings
  • Understand whole solution architecture concepts and able to communicate and negotiate designs with customer architects
  • Expertise in Cloud Governance and compliance
  • Experience in having reduced total cost of ownership through innovative use of public cloud
  • Able to devise novel migration approaches when migrating unsupported systems
  • Ability to simplify and clearly communicate technical designs, both high level and low level through conversation, documentation and presentations
  • Ability to make effective decisions within a fast moving environment
  • Ability to manage a team in the delivery of migration plans
  • Working knowledge of cloud automation services and tooling

Desirable experience:

  • Expertise in utilising the latest migration approaches and technologies including the containerisation of services
  • Proven experience being accountable for major migration projects
  • Has pro-actively developed business across an account with sales and account managers
  • Able to prioritise their time across multiple major projects
  • Actively shares their thoughts and views on technology
  • Has participated in technology communities
  • Expertise in using multiple public cloud providers

If the role is of interest please submit your CV in the first instance.

Cloud Migration Architect – AWS / Azure

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