Cloud Architect – AWS, Azure, GCP, Containerisation, Infrastructure, Financial Services

Job title : Cloud Architect – AWS, Azure, GCP, Containerisation, Infrastructure, Financial Services
Location : London
Job type : Permanent
Salary : £105000 - £115000 per annum
Sector : Sell Side
Contact : Caspian Arikan
Call : 0207 763 7092
Email : email Caspian
Reference : BH-17675-2
Cloud Architect – AWS, Azure, GCP, Containerisation, Infrastructure, Kubernetes, Financial Services


My client, a leading global financial services organisation, is currently looking for an experienced Cloud Architect to join the team.

Working as the Lead within a centralised Cloud team you will be responsible for leading and driving cloud transformation across the organisation by working with different business areas to advise and contribute to cloud migrations and greenfield cloud builds.

With an aim of 60% on cloud across AWS, Azure and GCP this will be an opportunity to create significant technical change in a rapidly evolving organisation. You will provide Cloud Architecture and Engineering expertise across multiple application teams; looking to deliver shared solutions to common problems and defining best practices for teams moving to cloud.


Candidates must have:
  • Substantial experience of  working as a developer and/or architect, which must include working with Cloud technologies and containerized platforms
  • Experience with public cloud platforms such AWS, GCP and/or Azure  - including base technologies like EC2, S3,. Lambdas or equivalents
  • Deep understanding of Kubernetes and development of containerized solutions – particularly knowledge of container management platforms like Anthos or Openshift and related tools such as Helm & Istio
  • Understanding of best practices of building containerized platforms
  • Development using Java and related technologies like Spring/Boot, Camel
  • Infrastructure as Code and Policy as Code capabilities such as Terraform and Sentinel
  • Key management and secrets management such as HashiCorp Vault or AWS SecretsManager
  • An understanding of Cloud networking – including VPCs, load balancing and firewall usage

This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly changing organisation in a position of real influence.

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