Senior Cloud Architect (AWS/Azure)

London, United Kingdom

Senior Cloud Architect (AWS/Azure)

Posted: 2021-02-05

About Nordcloud

Born in the Cloud 2011, Europe´s leading cloud solution provider Nordcloud accelerates the digital transformation of its customers with the latest cloud technology. Since the beginning, Nordcloud has completed more than 1000 successful deployments that have helped its enterprise customers reap the full benefits of the public cloud, including better security, agility, scalability and reduced costs. Nordcloud employs 500+ cloud experts around Europe. Nordcloud has a local presence in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK. Nordcloud has been awarded to be the world’s number 1 cloud-native Managed Services Partner in May 2020 by Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyper scaler MSP’s. We are proud to be an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, a Google Cloud Premier Partner and a Microsoft Gold Cloud Partner and Azure Expert MSP.

At Nordcloud you'll get the chance to work with leading technologies as we partner with the premier global cloud platform infrastructure providers, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft Azure.

Get familiar with the technologies and projects we work on here.

To enable that growth, we're looking for a Senior Cloud Architect (AWS/Azure) at our London office to join our world-class team and help our customers gain the maximum benefits of the cloud.

Your role

As a Senior Cloud Architect, you’ll find yourself participating in various customer projects, from new infrastructure builds and migrations, to audits and big data. Day-to-day work can be anything from implementing configuration management infrastructure to taking a step back and giving workshops and design recommendations to a technical team. Furthermore, you will become a trusted advisor for high profile enterprise businesses and jointly manage the customer relationship and roadmap with the Nordcloud Sales team. All in all, you’ll have a selection of different ‘hats’ to put on and have the luxury of following customer projects from start to release.

To be a successful Senior Cloud Architect, it would be ideal if you're bringing the following skills with you:

  • Hands-on experience with Cloud Architecture Design and/or Cloud Architectural Patterns for Development
  • Advanced knowledge of at least one of the following platforms: Azure, AWS (GCP is a plus).
  • Solid engineering/technical background/hands-on experience with conceptualizing, strategizing and architecting cloud solutions
  • Windows and/or Linux sys op background
  • Previous experience in the design and delivery of systems based on IaaS, PaaS and SaaS offerings, as well as exposure to different architecture models
  • DevOps skills for leading team and consulting the customer
  • Experience with building CI/CD pipelines
  • Knowledge of security, network, virtualization, load balancer, storage and database
  • Container technologies experience (e.g. Kubernetes, OpenShift)
  • Hands-on experience with IaaC for managing the cloud
  • Coding/scripting skills (Bash, Python, Powershell, or similar)
  • Active customer consultant and pre-sales attitude are a mus

As an adaptable learning community, we’re looking for colleagues with certain traits of character:

  • "Hold my beer - I got this" attitude
  • "go-getter" attitude
  • You are able to convince not just only customer but also your fellow developers that your solution is the smartest
  • You love building stuff - as a growth company, we’re continuously developing our practices!
  • it's not a problem if you don't know, the issue is if you don't want to know

As we have varying opportunities to work internationally, some readiness to travel in the United Kingdom and other locations in Europe is required. All applicants must have the right to work in the EU or in the United Kingdom.

Why is Nordcloud your next career move?

  • Lots of opportunities to develop your expertise while working together with our leading European Cloud Professionals. We have 200+ certified AWS experts, 100+ certified Azure experts and 70+ certified Google Cloud experts working from 19 different offices in 10 European countries
  • Brilliant and friendly colleagues comprising 30+ nationalities from all over the world
  • We’re continuously developing our business – that means, we’re not stuck with the attitude of doing things as they’ve always been done
  • A chance to work with a variety of high-profile customers from several industries using cutting-edge public cloud technologies
  • We work closely with the biggest players in the cloud industry: Amazon Web Services, Google and Microsoft 
  • Flexible working hours and freedom to choose your tools and ways of working
  • Mobile phone allowance, gym membership, pension scheme, 25 days of annual leave, high-end laptop and a smartphone of your choice
  • We grow together! There’s a possibility to gather valued certificates and participate in world-class courses and training – choose from various courses to ensure continuous learning with a personal training budget!

Our team and culture - #NordcloudCommunity

Our employee promise to Nordcloudians is We are digital builders born in the cloud. As an adaptable learning community, we are here to transform the industry. 

To get more insight into the daily life at Nordcloud community, please check out our Instagram profileCommunity & Culture siteFacebook and LinkedIn. For learning more about cloud and other modern technologies we recommend checking Nordcloud Engineering Medium page. To understand our culture even better, read a Nordcloudian story from our Azure Tech Lead, Harry Azariah

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Please send us your CV or LinkedIn profile and we’ll get back to you soon. Our Talent Acquisition Partner  Wladyslaw Gadomski is more than happy to answer your questions.

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We are digital builders born in the cloud. Joining Nordcloud is the chance of a lifetime to leave your mark on the IT industry!

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