AWS Architect

As an AWS Architect you will be responsible for designing and providing the technical governance over the delivery of significant workloads on the AWS cloud. You will define the AWS infrastructure, network and security design, along with the design of a number of platform services (based upon AWS managed services, open source or commercial products). You will set the technical standards that define what good looks like for all services and put checks in place to ensure their compliance.

You will require the following essential skills:

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect professional or AWS Certified Solutions Architect associate certification
  • Great written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate with senior stakeholders
  • Proven technical leadership across a number of projects
  • Deep understanding of how to design and build secure, scalable and resilient platforms on AWS
  • Hands on experience of designing and delivering workloads using a wide range of AWS services
  • Strong problem investigation and diagnosis skills
  • Experience of working in environments using HashiCorp products (Terraform, Packer, Consul and Vault)
  • Experience of working in environments using Kubernetes
  • Technically inquisitive, with a genuine passion for keeping your skills and knowledge up to date with emerging industry trends, via conferences, meet-ups and self motivated research

The following skills are desired:

  • Other AWS associate, professional or speciality certifications
  • Delivering within an agile environment
  • Building, deploying and operating Serverless workloads
  • Implementing and working with continuous integration / continuous delivery pipelines