Technical Cloud Architect

  • Vacancy Title
  • Technical Cloud Architect
  • Location
  • Haydock, United Kingdom
  • Company
  • Speedy Services
  • Closing Date
  • 13/12/2021
  • Job Description
  • Summary

    Speedy are the UK’s leading hire provider with the widest range of tools, specialist hire equipment, plant and support services – everything for every job!

    The Technical Cloud Architect is responsible for converting technical requirements into the architecture and design that will guide the operations and development teams.

    You will be responsible for bridging the gaps between complex business problems and solutions in the cloud, developing a cloud first strategy and migration plan. 

    Other members of the technology team, including DevOps engineers and developers, will work with the you to ensure that the right technology or technologies are being built.

    The duties and responsibilities of the role are:

    • Define the long term 5 year strategy and future state requirements and build the cloud migration strategy to enable scalability, increase efficiency and improve competitive edge.
    • Design and develop cloud adoption plans, cloud infrastructure technology landscapes and deployment mechanisms.
    • Work with business stakeholders to translate requirements into application architecture.
    • Collaborating with Senior/Exec leaders to ensure top level understanding and alignment on strategy.
    • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices.
    • Work with the DevOps Team to automate infrastructure and build pipelines for continuous integration and continuous deployment.
    • Work closely with key stakeholders to capture, analyse, and derive DevOps requirements.
    • Work with developers to identify necessary Azure resources.

    You must be pro-active at improving infrastructure, tooling, and deployment processes to accelerate our migration to the cloud.  You need to be well versed in security and governance, in both public and private cloud solutions, as well as very knowledgeable about traditional IT—all at the same time, all considering best practices and best solutions

    In return we offer a competitive salary with contributory pension scheme, 26 days annual leave entitlement (plus bank holidays), £7080 cash car allowance per annum or company car. 

    Please be aware Speedy reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible., discretionary bonus scheme and life assurance. In addition you will be able to take advantage of our fantastic Salary Extras benefits scheme, offering cycle to work and various other discounts on a wide range of goods and services.