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Cloud Architect

Location: London
Salary: £70K to £75K per Year

Reference: 1011
Contract Type: Long Term Contract

IT Managed Services - Cloud HA/DR (Level 3 Support) - Senior Cloud Architect

Cloud Architect
Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
My client is leading in the IT Managed Services sector and is seeking a Cloud Architect to join their team. You will be a Senior Cloud Architect and will need to present technical knowledge and lead with it for hybrid cloud and converged Infrastructure architectures inside the business.
  • Technical leadership for hybrid cloud and converged infrastructure architectures
  • Develop and maintain consistent architecture standards and roadmaps
  • Subject matter expert for hybrid cloud, converged infrastructure, cloud management, orchestration and automation tools within the Platform Team
  • Provide Level 3 Support for Platform/Cloud, HA and DR technologies
  • Provide Level 2/3 Support for Platform/Converged Infrastructure technologies
  • Develop/Support key operational processes, including change, problem, incident and demand management to ensure Platform meets regulatory and customer requirements.
  • Take a key role in key client projects and tasks to ensure successful delivery
  • Maintain agreed Vendor Cloud and Converged Infrastructure certifications, ie VCDX-Cloud (VMware Certified Design Expert) and FlexPod Design
  • Providing Hybrid Cloud/Enterprise Infrastructure Architecture designs and standards in Metro-HA and Beyond Metro DR configurations
  • Understanding Cloud Platforms from a service provider perspective
  • Understanding Vulnerability Information, Assessment and Management processes
  • Understanding of Cloud and Infrastructure automation and orchestration
  • Regulatory frameworks, such as PCI-DSS, and a good understanding of the work required attaining and maintaining these
  • Converged Infrastructure: FlexPod, VersaStack, Vblock, VxRack
  • Domain Services: Active Directory, DNS, Certification
  • Hybrid Cloud solutions: vCloud, Azure, Softlayer, AWS
  • Hybrid IT Infrastructure Automation: vROps, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Vagrant
  • Hypervisor: vSphere, Hyper-V, OpenStack
  • Monitoring Tools: vROps, Spectrum UIM/NimsoftScripting Languages: Shell, Ruby, Perl, Python, PowerShell
  • VCDX-Cloud or similar level of knowledge
  • Virtualisation: vSphere, Hyper-V, Docker, vSAN, NSX, Cisco ACI

To find out more about this opportunity call us now on 0207 340 1440 or apply now.