Principal Cloud Solutions Architect (AWS)
|Published||March 19, 2023|
Requisition ID: R10052707
Location: London, UK
Citizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
Clearance Type: Developed Vetting (DV)
Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
Travel Required: No
Positions Available: 1
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
Your Opportunity to Define Possible. Our Opportunity to Deliver the Nation’s Security. Together.
Salary: £83,000 - £119,000
Role Clearance Type: You must be able to gain and maintain the highest level of UK Government clearance
Location: Clareville House, London, United Kingdom.
About Your Opportunity:
As a critical part of the Infrastructure Team, we support our customers in their journey to refactor, replatform and rehost their mission critical systems into AWS.
We deliver mission value by transforming our customers systems, improving reliability, reducing costs and enabling organisational agility by utilising Infrastructure as Code and DevSecOps techniques.
Flexible working schedules - we offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about any scheduling preferences you may have.
Flexible Benefits Package – choose which NGUKL benefits you want to satisfy your personal needs. Core Benefits provided for you are Healthcare, Dental, Life Assurance and Pension. Benefits you can flex include Critical Illness Cover, Health Cash Plan, and Health Assessments.
Employee Incentive Programme – exceptional performance is recognised through our annual incentive programme which is awarded to top performers who excel
Career Development – opportunity for ongoing professional development and career growth opportunities
Working with stakeholders to design complex AWS and hybrid-cloud systems;
Leading cross discipline teams to design and build complex solutions in AWS;
Automating system deployment, operation and maintenance using Infrastructure as Code and Configuration Management tooling;
Evangelising digital transformation and AWS tooling use both internally within Northrop Grumman and within our customers;
Mentor and assist in the training and upskilling of engineers, whilst maintaining and expanding our own skill and certification set
Proven experience working within IT Systems Design, Deployment and Administration, with recent roles in Technical or Team Leadership positions;
Amazon Web Services Certified to Professional level with experience of designing, deploying and administering cloud based solutions;
Extensive experience of administration of Linux and Windows Operating Systems within large corporate environments;
Extensive experience of designing, deploying and troubleshooting IPv4 Networking, including Subnetting, OSPF Routing, VLANs and VPNs;
Experience of automating tasks using Ansible, Bash, PowerShell, Puppet or Terraform;
Your Future Team:
“Inquisitive, always looking to understand the technical landscape whilst developing skills and experience, ready to innovate and take the lead. A ‘challenge a day’ is probably the simplest way to summarise an architect’s role in Northrop Grumman. Flexibility and adaptability are key attributes that you will need, being able to quickly adapt to new technologies, integrate them with existing services and bring new and novel approaches to our customers.”
Guy, Principal Cloud Solutions Architect, National Security Solutions @ Northrop Grumman UK
Our focused and flexible Infrastructure Team consists of industry leading practitioners in engineering and systems administration across all specialisms and experience, working with multiple customer sets and system classifications, on both public cloud and on premise.
We work collaboratively to deliver innovative solutions to extremely complex problems, providing our team a broad range of experiences from which to develop new skills and learning across the latest Infrastructure as Code and DevSecOps toolsets.
Diversity is at the heart of our success. Our team share experience, knowledge and new thinking gained from a wide range of backgrounds perspective, culture, gender, race, age and many other elements across several industries. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from communities currently under-represented within our industry. We treat everyone with respect and foster safe and inclusive environments.
About Our Responsibilities:
Our customers operate in unique environments which offer new and exciting challenges every day, cultivating a place where you can learn and thrive, working alongside the best minds in industry. We’ll give you space to develop your career, where your ideas can shape the future of our dynamic business.
We promote collaboration to achieve more than we could imagine, together. And within a respectful and inspirational environment, we value what you say and do.
How to Apply:
Interested in our opportunity?
Yes – then simply submit your application online. Your application will be reviewed by one of our expert recruiters who’ll then respond advising you of the outcome and next steps for successful candidates.
Possibly, I’d like to find out more – email [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] to connect with one of our Sourcing Specialists who will be happy to support you with any enquires.
Background checks and potentially security clearance form part of the recruitment process, our team will inform you of the procedures when required.
Northrop Grumman UK:
Work with a global brand that makes a real contribution to our nation’s security and future. At Northrop Grumman UK, the brightest minds come together to push the boundaries and Define Possible. As leaders in the digital transformation of Aerospace, Defence and Intelligence we are providing ground-breaking outcomes for our customers.
UK Cyber & Intelligence Business:
Our UK Cyber & Intelligence business combines modern software development approaches with a rich heritage and experience in the defence and security sectors. Our customers have complex and sensitive data and information requirements requiring a mission partner who quickly understands the context, delivering and sustaining a portfolio of challenging technology projects at scale and pace, supporting them through an ambitious digital transformation programme.
Find out more: www.northropgrumman.com/careers/job-search-united-kingdom/
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