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Infrastructure Cloud Lead

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£90000 - £100000 per annum

Managing this Role

Josh Keeley

Manager - Cyber Specialist 0207 759 7878

With six years’ experience as an IT engineer within the Royal Marines, Josh has a strong network of ex-services CTI analysts and CCTIM qualified managers. Bringing sound technical knowledge and in-depth market expertise, Josh works with consultancies, defence, MSSPs and TIPs; from rapidly-growing start-ups to established global enterprises.

 

Seniority: Junior - Senior

Job Type: Permanent

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cyber Security, Threat Intelligence, TIP’s and Professional Services

Blackthorn Trace are working with a leading global Consultancy who boast a client list including FTSE100 and Fortune500 organisations. They use their Hybrid cloud infrastructure platform using one or more technologies like Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware ESX, Openstack, IBM, Azure and AWS to host their customer's application services and workloads in the cloud. The Infrastructure Lead Architect is responsible for architecting and designing solutions for IAAS/PaaS/SaaS on hybrid cloud platform for a variety of internal and external product used by our clients. Whilst a deep technical role this role will also include client facing meetings in which solutions are discussed and will also include the initial setup and deployment of new solutions to client.

The Lead Architect will liaise extensively with

  1. Customers for developing cloud strategy, adoption roadmap and support business case-TCO/ROI analysis
  2. IT/Infrastructure teams involved in transformation project delivery
  3. Other product SMEs/ architects as well as partner/OEM SMEs
  4. Application development and support teams
  5. Sales and Pre-sales team helping with technical design, bill of quantity, effort estimation and transformation approach around IAAS, PAAS and SAAS in RFPs

Main Responsibility:

Lead the design of Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure solution to meet business requirements

  1. Create documentation around the solution proposal, design and implementation
  2. Lead the consulting, assessment, PoC and implementation engagements of Hybrid Cloud solutions
  3. Engage with customers and implementation teams around solving business and technical problems in the Hybrid Cloud ecosystem
  4. Provide technical oversight, review and quality control of artefacts throughout the project
  5. Contribute to the development of Hybrid Cloud standards, best practices and organisational capability

Essential requirements:

  • Azure, AWS certifications or other relevant Cloud courses
  • Professional experience architecting largescale distributed systems
  • Hands-on experience using compute, networking, storage and database services using Azure or AWS
  • Implementation experience in elasticity and scalability concepts
  • Understanding of network technologies as they relate to Hybrid Cloud
  • elasticity and scalability concepts
  • Understanding of network technologies as they relate to Hybrid Cloud
  • A good understanding and implementation experience of all security features and tools that Azure or AWS provides and how they relate to traditional services
  • Hands-on experience with Azure or AWS deployment and management services, and as well as third part tools
  • Hands-on experience in moving IaaS workloads using Re-hosting or Re-factoring migration approach

Technical knowledge:

  • Broad project lifecycle experience - especially in Enterprise environments
  • Expert knowledge of Azure or AWS or Openstack platform features and capabilities
  • Networking (TCP/IP, DNS, VPNs, reverse proxies, routing, switching etc.)
  • Security (firewall configuration, IPS/IDS etc.)
  • Understanding of common application approaches and technologies (e.g. SOA, message queuing)
  • Understanding of common database technologies (e.g. backup/restoration, replication/mirroring)
  • Understanding of common internet technologies (e.g. e-mail, web servers, web services
  • Experience designing for disaster recovery, hybrid cloud storage, backup and archival

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.


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Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.