AWS Cloud Technical Architect – Contract – INSIDE IR35

at Jefferson Frank
Published September 23, 2022
Location London
Category Default  
Job Type Contractor  


AWS Cloud Technical Architect | 6-12 months | Remote | INSIDE IR35

Jefferson Frank are proud to be continuously supporting an established consultancy in pursuit for an AWS Cloud Technical Architect for a public sector client.

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The responsibility of the Cloud Technical Architect may include managing front-end platforms, servers, storage, and delivery and networks required to manage cloud storage.


  • Work directly with stakeholders to comprehend solution problems and identify opportunities
  • Work together with a team of DevOps and application developers, engineers, and designers to deliver innovative technology solutions using AWS public cloud services
  • Responsible for collecting and defining technical requirements to enable business process and integrations
  • Establish an approximate level-of-effort and staffing requirements for complex development projects
  • Lead the team of engineers and IT specialists to design effective, efficient, scalable, and secure applications within the organization's Cloud software platform
  • Ensure that solutions created by the development team stick to technical architecture standards/principles (including Government/HO standards/strategies)
  • Responsible for writing and reviewing codes and also contributing to all technical discussions and architecture planning
  • Note down and maintain clear documentation and standards for cloud operations in the organization
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging technology trends and promote an environment of learning
  • Responsible for monitoring the production environment and also advance the obtainable monitoring setup as needed
  • Sustain performance and availability of production systems in the AWS public cloud infrastructure to achieve optimal uptime.
  • Work with stakeholders, CTO's Office, Technical Design Authorities, Security Working Group(s) and through other governance bodies to convince and gain agreement of designs etc.
  • Your CV/Resume should clearly show the work experience, duties, and responsibilities as a Cloud Technical Architect


  • Cloud Technical Architects with knowledge and used of full software development lifecycle processes, enterprise application software installation and maintenance, integrating with third-party applications through API interfaces and other means
  • Familiarity with mobile application development, ability to build applications using microservices architecture, and capacity to debug and optimize code and automate routine tasks
  • Significant technical knowledge of methodologies such as Agile, Scrum, Lean, Kanban, and DevOps; frontend such as Vue, React, Angular, AngularJS, and Meteor; backend such as Node, Express, Koa, Java; and Database: MongoDB, DynamoDB, MySQL, NoSQL, Oracle, SQL Server; performance monitoring such as AWS Cloudwatch, Datadog, New Relic; and Cloud Infrastructure, including AWS, Apache, NGINX, Chef, Puppet, Docker, GitHub, Kubernetes, Docker, Jira; others: SSO, SAML, SFTP, PM2, load-balancing, auto-scaling, and automated testing
  • Knowledge of fundamental networking, security, and systems engineering concepts such as TCP/IP, BGP, DNS, Load Balancing, and SSL; understanding of scripting or programming languages such as shell script, Perl, Ruby or Python, practical knowledge of Infrastructure as Code solution such as Ansible, Puppet and Chef, hands-on experience in cloud provisioning tools such as CloudFormation, Terraform, and experience in Linux operating system
  • Teamwork skills: The Cloud Technical Architect works with a team of IT professionals in executing his/her duties, so it is essential that they can work closely with clients and internal teams to organize activities and drive technical development projects
  • Interpersonal skills: Since Cloud Technical Architect often work in a cross-functional team and stakeholders, it is important that they can establish rapport and manage the relationship with the people they have on their project team
  • Communication skills: Cloud Technical Architects must also possess good written and verbal communication skills to effectively articulate complex cloud reports and technical concepts to users, stakeholders, development teams, and HO management.

If you have the required skills and experience and would like to know further information then please apply with your CV at first instance.

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