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Principal Public Cloud Services Architect

Job Title: Principal Public Cloud Services Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newbury
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: WRT-2021-02-23-9EC04BD7C1E3
Job Published: February 25, 2021 11:55

Job Description

Job Description

This role has accountability for the service architecture for Group Data Centre's (GDC) Public Cloud Services/products Accountable for defining and driving Cloud adoption and migration strategy for moving workloads to public cloud environments (especially Amazon and Google). Work together with Product management and Engineering teams to assess new technologies and develop new services for GDC's Managed AWS, GCP & Azure customers, while providing lifecycle management of existing Public Cloud Services and technologies.

With us you will:

  • Analyse existing technology landscape and understand current application workloads

  • Understand and document technical requirements from customers

  • Define Migration strategy to move application to cloud

  • Develop architecture blueprints and detailed documentation. Create bill of materials, including required Cloud Services (such as EC2, S3 etc.) and tools;

  • Design the overall Virtual Private Cloud VPC environment including server instance, storage instances, subnets, availability zones, etc

  • Design the AWS network architecture including VPN connectivity between regions and subnets

  • Design the HA / DR strategies

  • Set up process, services and tools around cloud

  • Manage build of the environment

  • Execute migration plan

  • Leverage appropriate AWS services

  • Validate the environment to meets all security and compliance controls

Candidate Description

  • 5+ years' experience as an IT Architect

  • Certification on AWS & GCP architecture mandatory

  • Terraform, Kubernetes, , Python, Lambda, or equivalent knowledge

  • Proven experience assessing customer workloads and technology landscape for Cloud suitability, develop business case and Cloud adoption roadmap

  • Experience in defining new architectures and ability to drive project from architecture standpoint

  • Knowledge of best practices and market trends pertaining to Cloud and overall industry to provide thought leadership (seminars, whitepapers etc.,) and mentor team to build necessary competency

  • Experience to build scalable production systems (load balancers, memcached, master/slave architectures)


Employer Description

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together., Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.