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Solutions Architect - Infra + Server Background (AWS)

Ref: BROADBEAN_272581658502728

on 22 July 2022
Contract Type
£55,000 - £65,000

Solutions Architect - Infra + Server Background (AWS)

Exciting new opportunity for someone who is currently Solutions Architect or possibly for someone that wants to take the step up to an Architect position.

We're looking for someone who has experience in the technical design, integration and build of both servers and networks. The ideal candidate will have progressed through hands-on engineering positions to a senior architecture/solutions role working on end-to-end projects.

Skills/experience we're hoping you can bring:

  • Experience in designing, implementing, and supporting Cloud Infrastructure solutions withAWS
    • This is the next significant project planned
  • Proven experience translating and communicating complex business requirements through to design and implementation of well designed technical solutions
  • Proven experience in managing and support highly available, business critical environments (24/7 solutions)
  • ITIL
  • Proven IT Project Management skills with qualified Industry recognised project management methodology (e.g. Prince2 or Agile)
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Good understanding of Cyber Security and Safety Principles, and how to apply these to modern architectures

Focus of the role

  • Technical authority for applications, infrastructure, data, security, and integration architecture
  • Own the integration architecture to ensuring where possible all solutions are scalable, flexible, and aligned to wider SOP and Business Plan
  • Be involved in principles, standards, and practices to ensure best practice is followed by all projects and suppliers
  • Representing the IT Team and be a key member of the Design Authority
  • Assess and verify/reject solutions and submissions from across the business to ensure the application, infrastructure, data, security, and integration architecture meet established standards.
  • Be involved in principles, standards, and practices to ensure best practice is followed by all projects and suppliers
  • Work as part of Design Authority and Change Authority Board
  • Provide Quality Assurance to ensure solutions are fit for purpose and fit for use.
  • Stakeholder management, budgeting, estimating, and influencing team members and 3rd parties.

This is a heavily project focused role so an ability to demonstrate previous project experience with the above technologies is essential.

The role will be based primarily from York with hybrid working (circa 50% WFH). This position sits within a large, expanding organisation and presents an opportunity for a highly experienced and qualified specialist who is looking to join a stable and expanding organisation.

Although looking for a qualified and experienced professional the organisation provide excellent personal development opportunities including training and exposure to new technology as well as the chance to progress within an expanding company.

Benefits include a final salary pension, generous holiday entitlement and discounted travel allowances.

If you feel you have the relevant experience and qualifications please send your CV and call Karl Ford at Modis for consideration and a potential interview.

Modis International Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers in the UK. Modis Europe Ltd provide a variety of international solutions that connect clients to the best talent in the world. For all positions based in Switzerland, Modis Europe Ltd works with its licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH to ensure that candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

Both Modis International Ltd and Modis Europe Ltd are Equal Opportunities Employers.

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