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Digital Platform and Cloud Architect

London , United Kingdom

Ref#: 9677249576

Date published: 13-Nov-2020

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As a Digital Platform & Cloud Architect, Digital and Technology, you will be a catalyst in strategic digital transformation initiatives. You will be responsible for helping to define the future architecture, applications, technologies and security for our entire product platform ecosystem. You will be at the core of engineering activities with the goal of delivering modular, distributed, flexible and highly scalable commercial platforms partnering with product teams across the globe.

Education Requirement

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related area. Technical certifications (e.g. AWS, GCP, SAFe etc) desirable or equivalent work experience.

Responsibilities

Collaborate with technology and business stakeholders to develop a platform vision for an assigned business function

Designing highly scalable, performant and secure cloud propositions, build on target state cloud vision

Experience of low-code and pro-code development platforms, Application Lifecycle Management capabilities in facilitating rapid application development and deployment

Providing Technology Leadership and driving in delivering product roadmaps by embracing Agile and DevOps

Collaborating with Product Managers, Engineering Managers and other Architects in shaping and aligning product roadmap and delivery of new features

Presenting complex technical proposals to both technical and non-technical audiences

Thought leader in modern digital platform builds

Experience Required

Has played leadership roles in large scale digital or cloud native organizations

Strong technical leadership qualities with a passion for delivering leading edge designs and inspiring a culture of technical excellence and innovative solution design

Experience in cloud computing architecture, technical design and cloud native application development leveraging IaaS, PaaS and SaaS delivery models

Deep experience in AGILE/Lean development methodologies, DevOps and Cloud based Application Development and Deployment

Strong communication and interpersonal skills in a global organization - Strong collaborative approach to problem solving

Possesses expertise across multiple architecture domains, progressive thinking, and well-versed in emerging technologies and trends

Have a strong, pragmatic approach to leading architecture and development solutions, with a proven record in agile delivery

Previous in-depth experience in software development  - Previous experience in an architectural or design capacity or has played product management role

Strong business acumen and successful track record in aligning diverse groups and opinions.

Skills Required

Prior hands-on Development experience developing enterprise applications in one of the following languages: C++, .Net, Python, Java and SQL/no-SQL technologies

Experience with frameworks like ReactJS, AngularJS, NodeJS and designing MicroService/Event driven architecture

Experience with cloud migration and managing the development of cloud-based applications and development of APIs, web services

Experience working in a CI/CD development environment with focus on developing CD pipelines to Cloud and On-Prem infrastructure.

Advanced knowledge and experience with the full software development lifecycle, in particular with Agile and iterative development practices and associated tools such as JIRA, Azure DevOps etc

Ability and willingness to be hands on in software development and technical issues

Security architecture experience is a plus