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AWS Cloud Architects

Job Title: AWS Cloud Architects
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3
REF: FJS -01- AWS_1531906705
Contact Name: John Anakwenze
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

I have a number of fantastic positions open for AWS Cloud Architects with experience in Amazon Web Services design and knowledge of Wasah, Suricata and ClamAV to come on-board and work for a market leading Global Technology company based in Canary Wharf. This will be a 3 month rolling contract position with competitive rates on offer.

Key Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience working in AWS space
  • 3+ years of experience working with RHEL
  • 5+ years of experience working as an engineer
  • Experience of Wazah, Suricata and ClamAV
  • Experience of complex multi-system solution development projects with multi- dimensioned process and data requirements
  • Hands-on experience of working through the end to end project lifecycle
  • Familiarity with working with 3rd party or offshore suppliers to ensure the delivery of high quality products that conform to the solution architecture defined
  • Good overall knowledge of a broad range of technology and technology trends
  • Ability to work on-site full-time in Canary Wharf.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills at all levels; both internally and externally


Technical background

A deep and up-to-date understanding of best practice application / solution architectures

Deep applied experience of the following:

o Linux (RHEL)

o Open Source tooling

o Management of and automation of management systems (Chef)

o Jenkins

o Splunk

  • Knowledge of Python, SQL
  • Understanding of ETL concepts
  • Experience of Amazon Web Services design and management (design & configuration, pricing, management etc.)
  • Working experience of Amazon Web Service services and analytical services (e.g.
  • VPC setup and management, Redshift , S3, Glacier, Snowball, EC2, Aurora
  • Relational databases, NoSQL databases, EMR)
  • Demonstrable experience of successful implementing the above technologies and associated lessons learned
  • Demonstrable experience of working in an Agile delivery framework

General Skills

  • Candidates will have experience of working within major corporate or government IT environments where good governance and quality frameworks are in place
  • Affinity for change.
  • The ability to identify opportunities and lead others through organisational and technology change
  • Ability to work with imperfect information in the environment of uncertainty whilst still maintaining high standard, evidenced designs and documentation
  • Strong analytics skills and an eagerness to learn new technologies
  • Ability to multi-task and lead on multiple projects
  • Good level of commercial awareness, the ability to understand supplier proposals and promote cost effective solutions
  • Experience of working with multiple solution service providers
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Reliable, determined, highly motivated & proactive
  • Team player with the ability and tolerance to work with others
  • Can demonstrate innovative and creative approach to problem-solving
  • Good prioritisation skills

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