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AWS Architect
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Recruiter: Nigel Frank International
Listed on: 5th July
Location: City of London
Salary/Rate: £700 - £750
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 411154_1562341886_expired
Contact Name: Jordan Edwards

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Our client is a leading insurance company who are beginning their journey to the AWS cloud. They require and experienced and hands on Architect to make the journey as smooth as possible. This will be based in London with travel to multiple offices.

Must Have:

  • Strong experience designing, leading and coaching others on AWS best practices, solutions and services, to include significant hands-on experience, especially AWS core services
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the AWS Well-Architected Framework to validate solution/architecture
  • Strong understanding of different architectural designs for scaling a large multi-tier application
  • Strong experience in architecting and migrating large scale applications to AWS, as well as Disaster Recovery solutions
  • Strong experience implementing CI/CD pipelines
  • Strong experience automating infrastructure builds (IaC) on AWS
  • Very good experience with AWS VPC/Route53/Security/S3/EC2/IAM/Networking/AMI/billing/Account management/Cloudfront/RDS/EBS/tagging/EKS/CodePipeline
  • Experience with tools like Jira, Confluence, Splunk, Data Dog, container health management tools and cost management tools like Cloudability
  • Strong hands-on experience with CloudFormation, Chef, Puppet
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one high-level programming language
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Professional preferred) or DevOps Architect


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience
  • Proven experience driving discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation
  • 5+ years of strong architecture, design, implementation and hands-on experience with AWS solutions and services
  • Hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software at scale or current hands on technology infrastructure, network, compute, storage, and virtualization experience