AWS Solution Architect

Dublin, Ireland

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DESCRIPTION


Are you an industry visionary and technologist at heart with a passion for designing complex AWS Cloud and DevOps solutions? 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 Solution 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.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting and guiding Aer Lingus key technical stakeholders through business, information, process and technology changes in order to meet strategic delivery objectives and solution deliverables;
  • Supporting complex, consultative technical processes including solution definition, proposal development and design;
  • Engaging as adviser to Aer Lingus to influence and direct through cultivating mutual respect; performs in a technology leader role due to breadth of knowledge in cloud technology service offerings and transformation;
  • Provides expertise and creative approaches on aligning current trends in technology whilst understanding and considering existing business and technical constraints;
  • Understands many disciplines including application architecture, middleware platforms, resiliency and DR, databases, virtualization, servers, storage, and cloud computing, along with understanding of technology and industry trends.

Requirements

  • 10 years’ integration and delivery experience in IT with multi-discipline experience in complex project deliverables;
  • 5-7 years’ experience in IT consulting leading complex solutions and projects;
  • Experience in IT architecture design and implementation to maximize support of building cloud compatible services and cloud-based environments;
  • Demonstrated experience building and managing IT solutions and integrating Cloud technologies;
  • Hands on architecture experience with a proven track-record in implementing large scale cloud environments, cloud computing-based services architectures, technical design and implementations;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of hardware, software, application-types, and systems engineering;
  • Minimum 7+ years designing and managing Public/Private cloud infrastructures using Amazon Web Services (AWS) (including EC2, S3, Cloud Front, Elastic File System, RDS, VPC, Direct Connect, Cloud Watch, Cloud Trail, Cloud Formation, Red shift, EMR and IAM);
  • Hands on experience with AWS and operation expertise;
  • Experience in one or more automation languages (CLI, Python, Ruby, PowerShell);
  • Hands on experience with CloudFormation templates and Terraform;
  • Working knowledge of config management tools (Packer & Ansible);
  • Knowledge of Public Cloud connectivity solutions such as Direct Connect, VPN and other (Private Link etc.);
  • Thorough understanding of infrastructure automation, CI/CD, networking, storage and cloud-based delivery models;
  • Knowledge in networking and web standards such as DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, HTTP, web security & firewalls;
  • Experience in autoscaling, load balancing and DR cloud computing models;
  • Experience of DevOps with AWS CLI and/or Lambda services;
  • Knowledge in cloud monitoring tools, application performance monitoring tools and operational dashboarding;
  • The candidate must have:
    • Ability to explain complex technical issues in a simplistic manner;
    • Ability to influence architectural and solution designs and decisions by understanding and communicating how proposed solutions will solve Aer Lingus's business needs, requirements and problems;
    • Fluency in formulating and expressing thoughts and ideas;
    • Outstanding oral, written, and technical/business communication skills;
    • Strong technical and customer interaction skills;
    • Ability to multi-task and accommodate requests from multiple teams and pillars.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • 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;
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions.