Cloud Solutions Architect

Cloud Solutions Architect

Job Title: Cloud Solutions Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896643_1581419533
Contact Name: Damon Bates
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2020 11:12

Job Description

Are you an experienced Cloud Solutions Architect with knowledge of AWS and/or Azure and hold live high-level security clearance?

My client is a leading global security technology company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide. They are seeking candidates to assist customers in assessing and re-architecting legacy applications and processing systems to be rehosted or completely re-imagined on commercial cloud environments.


*Good understanding of IaaS, PaaS, FaaS, SaaS platforms and their strengths and weaknesses
*Well versed in designing end-to-end data processing systems in cloud environments
*Experience with design of service and micro-service architectures (Low Code)
*Trained and certified in one or both of AWS and Azure solution architecture
*Strong understanding of cost models for cloud service use - design for cost efficiency
*Experience of transforming / re-architecting legacy applications for cloud platforms
*Experience of Linux server integration with Active Directory
*Experience of building secure systems using corporate PKI solutions
*Knowledge of core Networking Principals
*Experience of technical leadership or team management


*Familiar with range of services offered by AWS / Azure platforms, maintaining current knowledge
*Experience of design for resilience / high availability
*Experience of security architecture: expertise in / understanding of NCSC, ISO 27001, NIST 800-53/171 controls
oDesign for data security
oDesign for legal and policy compliance
oDesign for data lifecycle management
*Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code (e.g. Terraform) deployment techniques
*Familiarity with containerisation concepts (e.g. Docker)

Cloud Solutions Architect
Competitive Salary + Benefits including Bonus, Pension, Private Medical & More
Live DV Clearance Required

AWS, Azure, Google, Cloud Solutions, DV, Defence, Security Clearance, Developed Vetting, Architecture, Cloud Services, Linux, Active Directory, PKI, Networking, Leadership, Agile, DevSecOps

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a widely recognised and reputable company in the technology industry, where you will be exposed to a variety of projects and have numerous career development opportunities available.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criterion will also be required to hold live DV security clearance.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to several high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position.