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Cloud Architect - Security Cleared

Job Title: Cloud Architect - Security Cleared
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: Jan 2019
Duration: 12 months+
REF: FJS-PR-BCA-Ba_1544631669
Contact Name: Paul Read
Contact Email: paul.read@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Cloud Architect - Security Cleared

Basingstoke

Contract

My client is looking to hire a Contract Cloud Architect to work closely with the Sales and Offerings teams to produce bid collateral on a variety of Cloud bids and tenders which vary in size and complexity. The initial contract has been signed off until March 2020. This is a fast paced environment where you will have the chance to grow and build upon your existing knowledge and ability. The work is challenging, but overall it is extremely rewarding.

Skills Required:

  • Strong customer-management and interpersonal skills and an in-depth knowledge of the Cloud Design.
  • The ability to express a pragmatic and thorough design, taking into account any conflicting priorities of the business or Customer.
  • The ability to provide coherent service designs that balance the needs of the organisation to deliver service and those of the other service stakeholders.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of in implementing and operating Cloud platforms, their supporting networking and management/monitoring services
  • Extensive infrastructure delivery experience including a good spread across all infrastructure types e.g. Virtualisation/Servers/Storage/Networking/Firewalls
  • Specialism in VMware cloud service products including at least ESXi, VSphere,VCenter, vSAN, vRA, vCD & NSX
  • Exposure to other cloud platforms e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud etc.
  • Hands on experience building solutions from cloud solution components using tools like CloudFormation, Ansible or Chef
  • Expertise of cloud security and identity best practice
  • Experience of creating cloud cost models and running cloud readiness assessments
  • Experience of working with enterprise IT and implementing hybrid cloud solutions
  • Automated infrastructure provisioning

Desirable Skills Required:

  • Secure systems hardening
  • Conduct training for customers as part of implementation and in the classroom
  • Exposure to Microservices design/implementation,
  • API Management
  • Container technologies
  • NOSQL

Due to the nature of the work, the successful Cloud Architect will need to be SC cleared prior to starting.

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.