AWS Architect – London – up to £85k

at Frank Recruitment Group
Location London
Date Posted March 8, 2018
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


AWS Architect - London - up to £85k

My Client, a leading cloud consultancy based in London, are looking for an experienced AWS Architect to join ther growing team to help deal with the extra project demand they are experiencing right now due to growth.

AWS Architects are infrastructure focused (IAAS) Solution Architects with a broad set of skills across both application and infrastructure technologies.

The purpose of the AWS Architect role is to:

  • Lead the design and implementation of AWS solutions
  • Lead client-facing technical activities to ensure required business value is delivered
  • Provide technical oversight, review and quality control of AWS artefacts throughout the project
  • Oversee the transition of projects from Delivery into the Service Management function
  • Contribute to the development of AWS standards, best practices and organisational capability
  • Act as an escalation point for AWS technical issues and decisions

Technical Characteristics


  • Broad project lifecycle experience with 5+ years of Solution or Infrastructure Architecture
  • Experienced producing multi-tier, high-availability infrastructure architectures in an Enterprise environment
  • Knowledge across a broad range of application and infrastructure technologies including:
  • Web technologies (web services, XML, JSON etc.)
  • Database technologies (basic SQL, data backup/restoration, replication, NoSQL etc.)
  • Networking (TCP/IP, DNS, VPNs, reverse proxies, routing etc.)
  • Enterprise security (firewall configuration, IPS/IDS, encryption etc.)
  • SAN and storage (RAID configuration, caching etc.)
  • Understanding of common application design patterns, technologies and trade-offs
  • Installation, configuration and hands-on system administration skills for both Windows and Linux
  • Expert knowledge of AWS platform features and capabilities
  • Familiarity with a process driven working environment


  • AWS Architect certification
  • Practical scripting experience:
  • AWS CloudFormation
  • Chef/Puppet
  • Shell scripting in Linux/Unix
  • Windows PowerShell
  • Experience with application and infrastructure monitoring tools
  • Experience with configuration management and deployment tools
  • Familiarity with other cloud technologies and providers
  • TOGAF and/or ITIL certifications
  • Microsoft or Java certifications

Other Skills / Experience

  • Delivery focused with the ability to drive tasks forward and meet demanding deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and mentor others within the AWS practice
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to design infrastructure solutions that balance requirements for performance, scalability, security, user experience and cost
  • Extremely organised - able to prioritise, delegate and manage own and team's time for maximum effect
  • Experienced contributing to and enforcing technical policies, procedures, and standards
  • A willingness to be flexible in terms of location, hours and types of work undertaken
  • Pro-active self-learner capable of picking up new technologies quickly

FRG Technology Consulting is the leading AWS recruitment firm in the UK, advertising more AWS and DevOps jobs than any other agency. We deal with both AWS Partners & End Users throughout the UK and Globally and we have never had more live requirements & jobs for AWS professionals. By specialising solely in placing candidates in the AWS market I have built relationships with most of the key employers in the UK and have an unrivaled understanding of where the best opportunities & jobs are.

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Jake Rose
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