What will you do as a Solutions Architect

  • Provide technical and business consultative leadership throughout the technical life cycle of cloud solutions
  • Design and develop cloud solutions based on a customer’s strategic business, technical requirements and / or industry best practice
  • Design and implement availability, scalability, and performance plans for the AWS/Azure managed service environment
  • Manage and develop strategic partnerships with third party suppliers and other internal stakeholders
  • Develop cost control strategy, monitor ongoing cost and seek improvements in cost efficiency
  • Responsible for supporting projects with solution specific knowledge during collection of functional and non-functional requirements for new and already existing cloud solutions
  • Work closely with the technical team and provide an oversight for the technical development of solutions; create and own the Solution Architecture documentation
  • Support sales team in building up proposals, including making technical demos and presentations to customers
  • Support stakeholders with requirements for service design and suggest improvements

What you need to have

  • 3+ years of experience within an architectural role
  • Understand Enterprise Architectural principles and able to adopt best practice and align to vendor guidelines
  • Fluent in English language, oral and written, is essential
  • Excellent communication skills; Stakeholders management
  • A strong understanding of both technical and business solutions and benefits
  • Experience designing and running a practical release management process for a product team
  • Strong experience building product delivery schedules and road maps
  • Good knowledge of either AWS or Azure platform features and capabilities
  • Strong experience building multi-tenant cloud solutions
  • Experience with executing quick technical feasibility and proposal development for moving identified workloads to Azure/AWS
  • Understand Agile/SCRUM methodologies
  • Ability to perform and conduct workshops and meetings to develop client solutions
  • Highly motivated, delivery focused

 It would be good to have

  • Knowledge and experience of AWS/Azure pricing and commercial models and how to optimise for a given engagement or use case
  • AWS / Azure Certifications
  • TOGAF

What will LayerV offer you?

  • A chance to work in the rapidly growing business of Cloud Computing
  • An experience of many different clients, projects and technologies, offering a varied career where you can expand your IT knowledge
  • The opportunity to shape and lead the development of LayerV’s products and services
  • Exposure to the cutting-edge IT concepts, for example ‘Infrastructure as Code’, continuous integration and continuous delivery of systems and infrastructure
  • A job where you can decide the direction of your education and career development
  • A commitment to a welcoming and friendly working culture
  • A competitive salary that is linked to your performance and skills development