Senior Cloud Platform Architect

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    IT and Telecoms - Other IT & Telecoms
  • Location
    Coventry, West Midlands
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Senior Cloud Platform Architect

Senior Cloud Platform Architect / Solutions Architect / Azure / Office 365 / Permanent / West Midlands

My market leading and award-winning client, known for being a great place to work is looking for an experienced and driven Senior Cloud Platform Architect to join their growing IT team.

The Senior Cloud Platform Architect will act as technical product owner for the Azure platform supporting solutions and strategy. The primary responsibility will be to lead the operational transition and delivery of project deliverables into the Azure / 365 cloud environment.

This role will be fully remote initially with a view to moving to a blended approach to home / office working at the West Midlands Head Office in the longer term.

Key Responsibilities:

*Producing architecture views of overall cloud solutions.
*Identifying core and project specific resources.
*Assuring and where applicable producing Low Level Designs - end to end architecture solutions within the Cloud arena.
*Produce detailed Platform Roadmaps, Patterns & Standards.
*Producing evergreen impact assessments & recommendations.
*Providing architectural leadership for the Cloud Team and for associated Cloud projects.
*Ensuring architectural governance over solution delivery when related to Cloud platform.
*Engaging IT & Business representatives to enable architectural change.
*Contributing to the development of standards and strategy for architecture.
*Consulting with other members of architecture team.
*Interfacing with third party suppliers of products and services.
*Acting as escalation point for technical and architectural issues.

Key Skills and Experience required:

*Experience in a similar Senior Cloud Architect or Solutions Architect role.
*The ability to work effectively with business and IT stakeholders, both internal and partners.
*Experience of systems integration, systems development and service operation environments.
*Evidence of previous technical design and architectural experience.
*Experience of end-to-end architecture, covering business requirements through to technical deployments and service design.
*Experience of working to tight deadlines.
*A well-developed communication and presentation skills.
*The ability to work within a Matrix management organisation.
*Strong influencing and leadership skills.
*Strong Governance focus.
*Evidence of proven technical design and architectural experience with cloud technologies, specifically MS Azure.
*Knowledge and experience with Microsoft IAAS / PAAS / SAAS Services.
*Experience of TOGAF.
*Experience of the practical application of the ITIL service management framework.

The salary on offer for this position is £75,000 - £85,000 dependant on experience plus an excellent benefits package including a market leading bonus scheme, private medical insurance and very good group pension scheme to name a few!

Please apply ASAP to be considered.

Senior Cloud Platform Architect / Solutions Architect / Azure / Office 365 / Permanent / West Midlands
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