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Lead Infrastructure and Cloud Design Architect (Inside IR35)

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Recruiter: Public Sector Resourcing - AMS
Listed on: 25th November
Location: England
Salary Notes: Negotiable
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

Lead Infrastructure and Cloud Design Architect (Inside IR35)

Contract Term: 31.03.22 (Extension TBC)

Contracting Authority: NHS Wales

Location: Home Based (Main Office in Cardiff. Would be required to visit at the start of the contract then work remotely)

Are you an experienced Azure professional? Are you highly skilled at writing accurate technical documentation for designs? Can you write technical standards, policies, procedures and design documents? If so PSR would like to speak to you.

Imagine having a talent that could benefit someone you've never met and solve problems you didn't even know existed. Well, you do, and you can. And we're here to help you do just that. At PSR we are the go-to place for talented contractors and temps for a rich variety of public sector roles.


NHS Wales are adopting cloud computing services using a cloud-first approach for both new and existing workloads. In addition, they plan for their cloud strategy to underpin the goals of the DHCW Business plan. The Cloud strategy has been developed and received Gartner analyst approval, in the strategy as part of phase I a total of 18 applications have been highlighted as "easier" to migrate to cloud as PaaS - from current on-premises.

In order to facilitate the migration of 18 applications to Azure, a number of pre-requisite documents must be designed, developed and published to the business, not an exhaustive list but may contain standards for the design and use of Azure, policies, procedures. The right candidate will also need to provide Azure design experience of PaaS services to support the highly skilled architects that are permanently employed by the business.

As Lead Infrastructure and Cloud Design Architect, your main responsibilities would be to:

  • Design and document standards for existing Azure platform
  • Design and document policies and procedures
  • Design (HLD, LLD), document and manage implementation of designs of 2 site resilient clinical applications from on -premises to PAAS / IAAS within Azure
  • Support other members of the team as a collaborated effort to perform system discovery and design for a variety of clinical based systems
  • Designing and documenting testing plan for designed systems
  • Review and assist in developing infrastructure strategies
  • Support a structured plan for templating future designs for the Azure platform
  • Support a structured methodology for Infrastructure as a code
  • Set out basic orchestration for PaaS for some key clinical services to lower workload during less busy times and restore workload at peak times.
  • Support through design detailed monitoring backup and other back-office services for key services

Essential experience:

  • Significant Experience in setting up cloud standards, policies, and procedures:
  • With a view to look at supporting new framework plans for Finance and other internal Governance processes
  • To support charge/view back fees
  • A strong background working with Azure/Cloud
  • An understanding of Azure Best Practices, standards, governance, policies etc.
  • Excels at producing well-crafted Technical Documentation
  • Ability to quickly become integral into the team
  • Ability to explain to other processes
  • Ability to technically justify decisions
  • Technical skills in designing workloads for Azure
  • Through understanding of ITIL framework
  • Significant experience of windows, VMWare, MS Hyper - V

Desirable Qualifications/Skills:

  • ToGAF or related qualification/ experience
  • Previous NHS or public sector experience
  • Experience of working in large scale NHS setting
  • Experience of designing Clinical based systems
  • Excellent communication skills articulating both technical and business topics to a range of staff

If this Lead Infrastructure and Cloud Design Architect role sounds like something that you would be interested in, please click the link to apply and speak to one of our PSR team now.

"In applying for this role you acknowledge the following; this role falls in scope of the off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment, and will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different."

Contact Name: Public Sector Resourcing
Reference: TJ/8881/PSR1JP00050005_1637859902
Job ID: 3010781

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