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Principal Cloud Solution Architect (Azure/Migration)

Job Title: Principal Cloud Solution Architect (Azure/Migration)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bracknell, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Rolling 6-month
REF: FJS-C-Azure_AD_1545149532
Contact Name: Alice Davis
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Principal Cloud Solution Architect (Azure/Migration) is urgently required by our Global IT Services Client, for a rolling 6-month contract to be based in Bracknell (3-days onsite/2-days from home).

We are looking for a candidate who is familiar with the infrastructure as code approach and running a project in this way.

The successful candidate will complement the existing Programme Director and System/Service Architects; someone who has experience of delivering an operating system that is based on Infrastructure as code paradigm.

You will be responsible for supporting the team in transforming operational practices:

  • Take a continuous approach to design, implementation and improvement in delivery via implementation of continuous delivery practices such as continuous testing
  • Empower the project and delivery teams to work in this way
  • Establishment of key metrics and measures e.g. Mean Time to Recover (MTTR), mean time between failures (MTBF), time to implement a change, number failed changes and works to improve this.
  • Establish a workable change and release process that retains operation quality but uses automatic validation techniques
  • Establish automated practices for patching, provisioning and infrastructure management
  • Enable the application developers to self-provision their own infrastructure
  • Work with the customer to effect change in their working practices

This is an urgent role; please apply as soon as possible if you would like to be considered.

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