Director, Technology Solutions

London, UK

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DESCRIPTION


Are you an industry visionary and technologist at heart with a passion for designing complex Cloud and DevOps solutions using AWS, Azure, Google cloud and OpenStack? Are you able to guide and advise customers and teams on the technical and organisational challenges of Cloud and DevOps journeys? Do you have strong soft skills with solid stakeholder and program management experience? Do you want to transform businesses, so they can benefit from next generation IT automation and are able to operate and grow successfully in the cloud-first IT world?

Then you have an opportunity to join as an AWS Cloud Architect to work with highly skilled and engaged teams across the globe on DevOps transformation and AWS Cloud enablement strategies and migration opportunities. You will be working on a range of programs connecting program management, architecture and delivery.

The role is open from 26th November to 25th December 2018.

Responsibilities

  • Enable cloud journey for multi-cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, GCP, OpenStack, gather requirements, analyse TCO and create a business case, make the Cloud dream become reality;
  • Assess the customer cloud maturity, review existing cloud implementations, identify gaps and suggest improvements;
  • Create a unified strategy for cloud transformation governance, automation, security, implementation and operations;
  • Design architecture to enable cloud migration programs, analyse existing application and IT services portfolios, develop assets’ migration, transformation and automation approach, craft implementation roadmaps;
  • Design, prototype and deliver cloud native solutions, leverage cloud specific (AWS/Azure/GCP/OpenStack) platform rich services offering. Design, prototype and deliver cloud agnostic microservices architecture leveraging Kubernetes, Pivotal and other PaaS platforms;
  • Day-to-day lead the customer through the technical and organisational challenges of Cloud and DevOps transformation;
  • Serve as a cloud evangelist, consult and provide technical guidance on AWS/Azure/GCP/OpenStack design, governance, performance, scalability, security, operations and cost control best practices;
  • Able to advise and design solutions that include network virtualization and Software Defined Networking;
  • Create thought leadership on multi-cloud/hybrid-cloud solutions including performance and resilience at scale and with distributed workloads in multi-cloud or hybrid cloud / on-premises solutions.

Requirements

  • Avid technologist, with deep expertise in multi-cloud platforms like AWS, GCP, Azure and OpenStack;
  • History of successful implementation of complex multi-cloud or hybrid cloud architecture solutions;
  • Expert knowledge in private, public and hybrid cloud architecture, networking, workload types, migration patterns and tools;
  • Hands-on experience with various virtualization products and hypervisors like – VMware, KVM, OpenStack etc;
  • Hands-on experience with various enterprise applications and IT services, as well as software development, compliance and security, and IT operations disciplines;
  • Deep understanding of cloud design patterns, cloud operations and cloud cost models with hands-on ability to implement best practices or suggest improvements;
  • Deep understanding of SDN, network overlay and physical networks is a plus;
  • Ability to tune Linux kernel for network, storage and compute intensive workloads;
  • Expert level knowledge of Software Resiliency Engineering (SRE) and performance engineering for massively distributed systems;
  • Ability to suggest competitive and innovative technical decisions, get client buy-in and deliver commitments;
  • Strong communication skills, ability to present technical ideas in business-friendly language;
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities;
  • AWS, Azure, GCP, OpenStack (multi-cloud) certifications are an additional advantage.

We offer

  • Competitive salary;
  • Opportunity to work on leading edge platforms, working in a fast-paced, agile, software engineering culture;
  • Knowledge-sharing with colleagues from EPAM's global tech communities;
  • Regular performance feedback and salary reviews;
  • Opportunities for professional growth.