Cloud Architect - Senior Technical Consultant - Consultancy

London Permanent £85,000 - £110,000
  • Act as Trusted Advisor to Clients who are engaging in Migrations to cloud
  • AWS (priority), Azure, Cloud pre-sales, design, and delivery experience

About Our Client

You will be working for a customer and employee focused consultancy within Cyber Security, working with a variety of corporate and government clients; providing solutions throughout the project life cycle from pre-sales, through design, and to delivery.

Job Description

Cloud Architect - Senior Technical Consultant - ConsultancyAs a Senior Technical Consultant, you leverage your technical domain knowledge (e.g. Network, Network Security, Data Centre, Cloud Wireless, or Cyber Security) and experience in delivering Business Technology Consulting services to deliver the following responsibilities:

* Contribute to pre-sales activities, including reviewing inbound statements of work (SOWs), validating and quantifying scope variations, providing technical guidance, and participating in kick-off meetings to ensure all relevant information has been handed over from sales to set up delivery for success

* Leverage your subject-matter expertise and strong understanding/translation of customer requirements to scope best-practice services and solutions in line with financial and performance targets.

* Lead the design, development and delivery of multiple technology consulting engagements; providing technical authority for the overall design, approach and customer deliverables, and ensuring they are delivered in line with quality, cost and time standards

* Significantly contribute to project management activities, breaking projects down into clear outcomes, milestones and deliverables, and delegating activities to the team (e.g. planning, design, implementation, documentation) to ensure maximum and efficient utilisation of available resources

* Act as a central point of customer contact for technical communications and escalations, and leverage your deep experience and lessons learned to develop issue mitigation strategies and support your team in resolving risks to service delivery

* Authentically engage and manage key stakeholder relationships both internally and externally

* Continuously develop your own knowledge, skills and understanding of industry best practice/ technologies, and share your knowledge to mentor, coach and enable more junior project team members to deliver to a high standard of technical quality

* Significantly contribute to continuous improvement initiatives and thought leadership, providing input and performing Quality Assurance (QA) on customer-facing solutions and documentation

The Successful Applicant

Cloud Architect - Senior Technical Consultant - ConsultancyKey Skills:

  • Secure Web Gateway Solutions
  • Firewall Upgrade & Migration Experience
  • Security Frameworks & Standards
  • Delivery Management
  • Automation, Orchestration and scripting (Python, Ansible, NETCONF/YANG) DevOps
  • Cloud Networking (Azure, AWS, GCP) Business Acumen
  • Data Centre SDN (DCMN, ACI, NSX, UCN, SDDC)
  • D-WAN / SASE Problem Solving Analytical Thinking
  • Stakeholder Management Customer Engagement Presentation skills
  • Written and verbal communication
  • MCN / TPN
  • Policy Based Access (802.1x, RADIUS,ISE, ClearPass) Endpoint Security Solutions
  • Continuous Improvement Mindset Core Route, Switch & Wireless Strategic Influencing
  • Statement of Work Development Business Financial Analysis Advisory Consulting Collaboration
  • DR technologies. System Integration
  • Data protection technologies
  • Modern Data Centre technology sets from Cisco, HPE, Nutanix, Dell, VMware, Netapp.
  • Private cloud solutions from VMware & Microsoft
  • Public cloud solutions from Microsoft, Amazon and Google
  • Storage platforms - Pure Storage and NetApp. Technology Architecture Development Requirements Definition
  • VMWare Hybrid Cloud Solutions - VMC, AVS, GVE. Windows Server and Linux Operating Systems SOAR/SIEM solutions
  • Identity Management and Multi-Factor Authentication Solutions
  • Cloud Access Security Broker Technologies (CASB)



  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert or is working towards this so has passed either AZ-303 or AZ-304
  • AWS Cloud Practitioner

NICE TO HAVE

  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate (AZ-500)
  • VMware Certified Professional
  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate (or higher)

What's on Offer

Cloud Architect - Senior Technical Consultant - Consultancy

London

Offering a strong package as well as excellent culture and work/life balance. Our client is employee-focused, offering a number of different health and well being elements.

Contact
David Turner
Quote job ref
JN-112021-4541602
Phone number
+44 20 7269 2310

Job summary

Sector
Technology
Subsector
IT Architecture
Industry
Business Services
Location
London
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
David Turner
Consultant phone
+44 20 7269 2310
Job reference
JN-112021-4541602