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AWS Cloud Infrastructure Architect
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Recruiter: Nigel Frank International
Listed on: 24th September
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £750
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
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Contact Name: Abigail Weightman

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AWS Cloud Infrastructure Architect

Job Title: AWS Cloud Infrastructure Architect

# of Positions: 1

Location: London

On-site/Remote: 100% On-Site

Rate: Open (Competitive/Aggressive)

Duration: 6 months+

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
  • Experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies required
  • Integration of cloud services with on premise technologies from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, HP, SAP etc.
  • Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (eg. security, privacy, SOX, HIPAA etc.)
  • Experience in building AWS Landing Zone architecture
  • Scripting and/or coding skills (Chef, Puppet, Python)
  • Ability to travel to client locations when needed


  • Strong track record of implementing AWS services in a variety of distributed computing environments
  • Skilled at leading highly-available and fault-tolerant enterprise and web-scale software deployments
  • Strong large-scale migration experience Data Center to Data Center and/or Data Center to Cloud
  • Infrastructure automation through DevOps scripting (E.g. shell, Python, Ruby, Powershell)
  • Configuration management using CloudFormation, Chef & Puppet
  • Strong practical Linux and Windows-based systems administration skills in a Cloud or Virtualized environment
  • Experience defining operationalservice management practices, including data assurance, monitoring, alerting and notifications

Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges

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