Principal Cloud Architect

Full time, Permanent
Posted 3 years ago

Principal Cloud Architect (strong development background) – Leadership potential [progression opportunity to CTO-designate] – Strong Open Source, Open Standards background preferred. Excellent interpersonal, influencing and technical gravitas; presentation skills required.

My Client are an established leader in their industry with blue-chip clients in their EU operation. They are on a mission to re-invent the industry with exciting new products and technology which seeks to disrupt with UX-driven data-centric digital capabilities.

As an experienced tech specialist, you will have the scars, you will have built products and services, you will have overcome hurdles and tackled complex problems. You will have the expertise to suggest the best approach to finding solutions that scale and are able to help drive their products from concept to completion. Their development team is small but moves quickly, so an understanding of agile workflows and developing in an iterative process is essential.

Principal Cloud Architect – Core responsibilities / experience expected:

• Senior Cloud Architect with a total 10 – 15 years’ experience
• Last 5 – 7 years in cloud-only role (Open source, GCP background strongly preferred)
• Cloud-native applications, infrastructure, security, NFRs, compliance; strong preference for Google, AWS & Salesforce (in that order)
• Strong data background essential
• Application architecture
• Ingress Egress designs – tens of data sources and targets, APIs
• Serverless products
• Knowledge of AI & machine learning ideal
• Previous project experience/ background with payments
• Platform/marketplace – Product lifecycle
• Modern CRM and ERP solution (Salesforce, NetSuite, FinancialForce)
• Productivity tools – e.g. Google Workspace, O365
• Well-versed in Python, React constructs, best practices, OWASP top 10
• Lead and manage code reviews to ensure reference/blueprints are adhered to; TIOBE or Sonarqube
• Drive adoption of new products (idea to post Prod launch)

A driven “finisher”, quick learner, focussed but adaptable, thrives in fast-moving, challenging environments, good comms., team player but can work independently, you will be able to demonstrate an up to date portfolio of work and showcase your demonstrable skills. They are looking for individuals who are passionate and love what they do, and look to continually improve, whilst mentoring others to do the same. You will love tech as much as they do!

Strongly prefer at least a partial blue-chip background; ideally technology-first companies like social media (Facebook, Twitter, Google, Instagram, etc.), Digital disrupters (Deliveroo, Uber, Eventbrite, Babylon, etc.), mobile telcos., challenger banks (Monzo, Tide, Starling), etc. – with a structured and analytical (but not theoretical) approach to problem-solving.

Education: STEM Bachelor’s degree required (minimum; ideally from redbrick/Russell Group) Masters / MBA preferred.

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